Plan your holiday to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, which is a mixture of Bliss and wildlife. capture the wild moments of feeding elephants in their natural habitat at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. explore Kandy, cultural capital of Lanka by visiting the Temple of the Sacred Tooth, the Kandy Lake, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Historical National Museum of Kandy. enjoy the train ride to Nuwara Eliya. Do some shopping on your city tour to Colombo and taste the cuisine of the high-quality restaurants of Colombo. Afterward, fly to the Maldives to experience the tropical serenity of the mystical Indian Ocean where you will see the hidden gems of the ocean. Swim in the warm waters of the ocean with giant turtles, sharks, and Manta rays. Try spa rejuvenation and feel the essence of the great pleasures of the Maldives. In this tropical heaven, you will find yourself in peace. enjoy the water sports in the Maldives like Kayaking, big game fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, windsurfing, and catamaran sailing. Fly without wings by Parasailing on the Ocean. Take home lots of tropical memories of the Blue paradise.
date_range 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 1: Colombo - Kandy
Arrive at Colombo airport and transfer to Kandy. On your way to Kandy, take a pit stop at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage set amongst the verdant hills of Kegalle is a different orphanage. This is the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Make good memories and capture moments while feeding the elephants and take a walk with them and see these once abandoned elephants happy and playful in their natural habitat. After Pinnawala, explore Sri Lanka's cultural capital, Kandy which withstood the Portuguese and Dutch for three centuries and was the capital city of the last Sinhalese kingdom, which at last tumbled to the British in 1815. Coming to things to do in Kandy, you can start with exploring the Temple of the Sacred Tooth, walk around Kandy Lake, breathe in the fragrance of the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, brush up on history at The National Museum of Kandy or light a candle at Kandy Devales. Moreover, Kandy and its satellite villages are the centre of the islands handicraft industry (items of wood, brass & silver) beautiful silver or gold jewellery and precious gems of many varieties including the world’s best blue and star sapphires. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel - Kandy.
Day 2: Kandy - Nuwara Eliya
Breakfast at the hotel, and transfer to Nawalapitiya. Enjoy the Toy train ride to experience one of the most beautiful train journeys. You can also visit the Seetha Amman Temple in Seetha Eliya where as per the Hindu Mythology its also called the Ashok Vatika. Then drive towards Nawalapitiya.
Day 3: Nuwara Eliya - Colombo
Morning after breakfast check out and head to Colombo. It is located on the west coast and draws together all the cultures, religions and influences of foreign lands into a pot-pouri of sounds, smells and a kaleidoscope of colour. Colombo has a superb range of high-quality restaurants serving food from all over
the world and some of the best shopping opportunities in Asia. The main seaport of Sri Lanka is in Colombo & adjoining it, is Pettah,a local bazaar & trading area. While on your city tour in Colombo you may visit famous places including Galle Face Green, the Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin
World Trade Center towers, Old Parliament Building, Fort district, Independence Hall at Independence Square, and prominent Buddhist, Hindu, Islam and Christian places of worship. (Entrance fees to sites not
included). For shopping, you may visit ODEL, House of Fashion, (Wijaya gems) Majestic City, Noritake, etc. Restaurant Recommended- Ministry of Crab, Bu Ba, Nihonbashi Honten, Uali's (Only if you are a non Vegetarian.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 4: Colombo - Maldives via Fly Colombo to Male
Today after breakfast you will get transferred to the airport for your onward journey to Maldives.
Welcome To Maldives! From Male International Airport, speed boat transfer / Domestic Flight will be arranged for you to reach at Paradise Island Resort Maldives. Check-in at the Resort and relax.
Overnight stay in the resort.
Day 5: Explore the Island
Today you have entire day at leisure. You can go and take Spa treatment with your love. In a quiet corner of the island, the Araamu Spa is a precious retreat within the resort. Put yourself into the sensitive hands of our experienced therapists and enjoy the sensual pleasure of a great massage.
The Araamu Spa tucked away in a secluded corner of the island features 17 treatment rooms for massages, body treatments and facials, of which 04 rooms are exclusively for Ayurvedic treatment and 01 room for hydrotherapy treatment. Each of the private treatment room features an outdoor courtyard, shower and flower bath making it the perfect choice. Any treatment here will make you feel like your in a heavenly sanctuary.
Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 6: A Day Suggested for Water Sports
You can enjoy various water sports activities here (at your own cost).
Paradise Island is not just a place for relaxation - Its also a place for unparalleled adventure! Against the
backdrop of an endless horizon, enjoy this Maldives resorts many water activities
Catamaran Sailing - Whats a better way of relaxing and enjoying the sun and the crystal blues of Maldives than to sail a catamaran. Experience the speed and thrill of sailing a catamaran.
Windsurfing - Do you enjoy sun, water and exercise? Then come and try windsurfing! Never tried windsurfing? No problem, our instructors can teach you. With a reasonable breeze throughout the year that makes for perfect windsurfing conditions. It is lot of fun to slide the waves.
Canoeing - Get kitted and ready to paddle! These non-motorized crafts are for those who seek tranquility, nature and a bit of workout
Jet Skiing - If waterskiing is not for you or you would like to try something a little different, try out our jet scooters. Ride the waves on our most popular water craft. Operation and safety instructions are provided and life jackets are mandatory.
Parasailing - you are never too old to experience something new. not very often in life does an opportunity present itself to fly without wings and have a birds eye view of an island as beautiful as paradise. safety is our priority, and our new technology allows you to launch and return right to the dry platform with a smile that stretches from ear to ear.
Overnight stay at the resort.
Day 7: Back To Home
Wake up lazy morning. After breakfast, check out the resort and you'll be transferred to the airport to board the flight back to home.
Inclusions in Sri Lanka -
- 1 night at Thilanka Candy
- 1 night at Ella Gap Hotel Nuwara Eliya
- 1 night at Amagi Aria Negembo Colombo
- Room Type - Double Occupancy
- Meals Included: CP (Continental Plan) - Rooms with Breakfast only
- Transfers in a pvt air-conditioned vehicle with Chauffeur – All the drivers are English speaking guides
- Train Tickets from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Inclusions in Maldives -
- Room Type - 3 Nights Superior Beach Bungalow
- Meal Plan - Full Board ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Airport Transfer by Speedboat.
-Assistance at the airport by Hotel representatives
- Welcome drinks on arrival
- A Bottle of Water 500ml per person per day to be placed in the room.
- Tea /Coffee making facilities (1 set of Tea/Coffee per room per day)
- Free WIFI in all rooms Gymnasium (excluding personal trainer)
- Land sports includes; Badminton, Snooker/ Billiards, Table Tennis, Beach Volleyball, Squash, Sauna, Steam bath, Daylight Tennis, Basketball, Jacuzzi (excluding coach and instructors)
- Windsurfing and canoeing.
- Honeymooners Benefit - Bottle of sparkling Wine and Fruit Basket once during the stay!
- All applicable taxes and Service Charges.
Package Valid from 1st May till 30th Sep 2019
- Any entrances fee in Sri Lanka
- Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, telephone, and laundry bills etc.
- Tips and porter charges
- Any boating charges (motor boat / pedal boat).
- Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, Political closures, technical faults etc.
- Any other service/s not specified above
- Any water sports Activity in Maldives
- Additional Meals or Charges in Maldives
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