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The Serendib tour is an comprehensive tour which involves dwelling into SriLankas rich history, fascinating culture and splendid scenery. Elephant back riding in the forest and tea plantations in the hills, its Beaches etc . Welcomed & assisted at the SriLanka Airport then transfer to an hotel in Negombo. En route you would enjoy a city tour where you can visit the fishing village in Negombo which is the center of the islandÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fishing community.It is largely Roman Catholic by faith, with huge imposing churches down almost every street. The sea & the catamarans are the backdrop to the Negombo scenery. Arrival at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace. You would stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast leave for Anuradhapura en route visit Yapahuwa. There are many interesting ruins scattered in every direction but the most important local ruin of all is the splendid though Short-lived was the rock fortress of Yapahuwa which some consider to be superior than Sigiriya. The climb to the top of the rock is easy and the view is excellent. Yapahuwa was the seat of govt. in the 13th century. At P.M visit Anuradhapura the ruins of the first capital founded in the 05th century B.C. It has largest number of ancient monuments of a great civilization. Sri Mahabodhi is the oldest historically documented tree in the world is over 2200 years. The Buddhist sculpture the twin ponds guard stones & moonstones. Return to the hotel in Anuradhapura for the overnight stay.
After breakfast leave for Polonnaruwa and en-route visit Sigiriya. The history of Sigiriya dates back to over 5000 thousand years, to the Mesolithic period. It is one of SriLankas major attractions and a world heritage Site, Sigiriya (Lion Rock) was well recognised during the 5th century AD. At PM visit Polonnaruwa the second ancient capital city for three centuries it is one of the most interesting places in Sri Lanka with many well preserved ruins of palaces and monasteries. The breathtaking view at the top of Sigiriya would render one speechless! Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.
At AM leave for Kandy enroute visit Dambulla. In Sri Lankan history Dambulla cave complex dates back to 3rd and 2nd centuries BC. It was well known even before the making of the complex as one of the largest monasteries in Sri Lanka. Dambulla caves have been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is also known for bird watching. Later on the tour visit Nalanda Gedige the Abu Simbel of Sri Lanka. Nalanda Gedige is one of a number of remarkable archaeological sites in Sri Lanka. Enroute to Kandy you would visit a spice garden & a batik factory in Matale. In the evening you would arrive at an hotel in Kandy, the center of the traditional arts in Sri Lanka and you would visit the temple of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast leave for Pinnawela & visit the elephant Orphanage. ThE orphanage was established to feed nurse & house young elephants abandoned by their mothers. During the drought period the young ones often fall into pits and ravines in their quest for water. At P.M. visit the city of Kandy. The most famous landmark of Kandy is its lake, in the center of the city. You can visit the Kandy Museum too . Late in the evening view the Kandyan cultural performance. Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast visit the royal botanical gardens of Peradeniya which is well known for its large variety of plants which have ornamental, decorative, useful & medicinal properties . At P.M. leave for Nuwaraeliya the center of hill country, en-route visit a tea plantation and witness the manufacture of the world famous Ceylon tea . Nuwareliya is called the Paradise of Nature & as the heart of the Tea country as it is located at a height of 1980 meters in the central highland of a tropical Island. The weather & the climate of this location feels different compared to other places in Sri Lanka . Gregory Lake is one of attractive locations in Nuwareliya & it was built by Governor William Gregory during 1872- 1877 periods and Shanthipura (the city view point). Spend the evening walking in the cool climate. Later on arrive at the hotel for the overnight stay.
After breakfast leave for the Yala Region and Stop at Ella to admire the magnificent view. You can visit the carvings in Buduruwagala. At P.M get ready for an exciting safari in the Yala Park. You can enjoy the amazing sights while you cruise around in a jeep! The Elephant is undoubtedly the best known attraction at Yala, seen in small & large herds. Herds of spotted deer are seen all over the park too. Monkeys-the pinkish rhesus and the Grey-faced Langur monkey, live and play on the tree-tops and the ground below. Wild buffalo & wild boar would startle you with their presence & the sight of a leopard sunning itself or drinking water at a water hole would be memorable experience too . Stay overnight stay at the hotel.
Enjoy a morning excursion to Kataragama which is a fast developing township in the deep south of Sri Lanka but in ancient days it was only a small village. It is one of the 16 principal places of Buddhist Pilgrimage to be visited. Leave to the beach hotel and en route visit Weligama Stilt Fisherman & the city of Galle Dutch Fort, museum & Church. The Dutch Fort was Built in 1663, the fort still retains the atmosphere and charm of its dutch days. Many old dutch buildings are still intact inside the fort. Installation at the beach hotel & stay overnight too.
Relax at the beach hotel on Half Board Basis (Dinner & Breakfast included). Stay overnight at the hotel.
Enjoy a scrumpscious breakfast and get ready for the transfer to the airport. Check out 12h00.
|Day 1||Beacon Beach Hotel||Paradise Beach Hotel||The Beach or Blue hotel|
|Day 2||Randiya Hotel||Palm Garden Hotel Standard Room||Palm Garden Village Hotel Deluxe Room|
|Day 3||Giritale Hotel or Danawwa Hotel||Sorrowa or Thilanka Resort & Spa||Deer Park or Amaya Lake|
|Day 4||Kaya Residence||Suisse or Thilanka Hotel||Mahaweli Reach or Earls Regency or Cinnamon Citadelle|
|Day 5||Kaya Residence||Suisse or Thilanka Hotel||Mahaweli Reach or Earls Regency Cinnamon Citadelle|
|Day 6||Windsor Hotel||The St Andrews Hotel||The Tea Factory or Grand Hotel|
|Day 7||Hibiscus Garden||Kithala Hotel or Chandrika Deluxe rooms||The Safari|
|Day 8||Paradise Beach Club Mirissa Deluxe Rooms||Coral Sands Hotel Hikaduwa||Coco Bay Sea Escape Rooms|
|Day 9||Paradise Beach Club Mirissa Deluxe Rooms||Coral Sands Hotel Hikaduwa||Coco Bay Sea Escape Rooms|
|Day 10||No Hotel||No Hotel||No Hotel|
|Pax||Economy/Standard (USD)||1st Category/Superior (USD)||Deluxe (USD)|
|2 Pax||935 Per Pax||1450 Per Pax||1670 Per Pax|
|4 Pax||785 Per Pax||995 Per Pax||1520 Per Pax|
All rates quoted are in US Dollars & net per person inclusive of all applicable taxes.(around 30%)
If you are traveling alone please send us an email we shall advise you the details
Welcomed at the airport by Acme representative.
The accommodation in Double/Twin or Triple bed rooms in the hotels mentioned or similar.
Check-in Check-out 12h00.
Bed & Breakfast Basis (Room Breakfast for Six nights) & Three nights on Half Board Basis (Dinner & Bfast ) near the reserve one night & two nights at the beach.
Air-conditioned Private vehicle with English speaking chauffeur will be provided (Private Tour).No vehicle will be provided on any free days if any as per program.
Fuel & local assurance for vehicle included
No vehicle on free day at the beach hotel last transfer included.
The chauffeur will look after his meals & accommodation by himself.
Basic Jeep to visit reserve included -(Entrance fees for the reserve to be paid directly by clients).
The excursions and sightseeing mentioned in Program (Without All Entrance Fees paid directly by clients).
All entrance fees as per program to be paid directly in Sri Lanka Rupees and it will cost around
USD185 per person
Please change Foreign currency in to SLRS at the airport after customs there are many 24hrs bank counters at the airport as all these payments have to be made only in SLRS No credit card payments are accepted in these places. Subject to change slightly sometimes details are provided with rates as applicable at the moment)
(Children under 12 years will be half rate in most places) -
** ** Kandy Perahara Period for ten nights from 29th July to 07th Aug 2017 -Probable dates (Subject to confirmation around March 2017 only) Per room per night During Kandy Hotel Nights only extra if clients are in Kandy during the Kandy Perahara Period.
Per room per night During Kandy Hotel Nights only extra if clients are in Kandy during the Kandy Perahara Period
For Reservations during Super Peak Period – 21 December 2016 to 10 January 2017 period please contact us for further details .As Peak supplements apply at hotels during this period & this will change according to the category of hotels and actual days of stay at each hotel.
If required we can modify the program to have the last night in a beach hotel south of Colombo or in Negombo then proceed to the airport. Any other modifications to the program can be arranged as per individual preferences.
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:
Single room supplement, the personal spending (tips, laundry, mini bar, telephone, fax etc ....) Beverages, the rights to use cameras or video at sites where most places they are free when you pay the entrance fees except at Kandy Tooth Temple & Pinnawela Elephant orphanage there are extra charges for Video around USD 05per person, medical expenses, insurance, international flights.
Sri Lanka Visa charges USD 35 per person for NON SAARC countries & USD 20 for SAARC countries, can be obtained directly via the internet please visit this site. http://www.eta.gov.lk/ The process is not complicated if you have any difficulty we could make arrangements for same too in 48hrs to obtain same if details are provided to us by mail. The process is very simple payments can be paid online & with the confirmation document print out & code you have to submit passport on arrival only. The passport has to be valid for six months from the day of arrival return air tickets & sufficient funds or reservations for the holiday should be with you. All have to obtain a visit visa except for Singapore & Maldivian passport holders.
TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing, which must be acknowledged by our company.If you cancel on or before 30 days before the first day of the tour, we will retain your small deposit to cover our costs. In addition, if the cancellation notification is received less than 30 days prior to the first day of the tour, additional cancellation charges shall be as follows:
AMOUNT OF CANCELLATION CHARGES: -
29-15 Days before the first day of the tour - 50%
Less than 14 Days before the first day of the tour 75%
Less than 7 Days before the first day of the tour 100%
No show or early departure 100%
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