Ceylon tea trails

Day 1

AIRPORT / NEGOMBO - PARADISE BEACH HOTEL (03 star) (Distance between Airport to Negombo 15 KMS / 1/2 hrs)
Arrive in Sri Lanka. Met on arrival by our company representative & tour guide. Free refreshments mineral water & fresh fruits (Pineapple & Banana) will be served in the coach. Thereafter transfer to hotel and check-in. Spend the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2

NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA / KANDY - THILANKA HOTEL (03 star) (Distance between Negombo to Kandy 140 KMS / 3 1/2 hrs)
After breakfast leave for Pinnawala. Visit the only Elephant Orphanage in the world and witness the baby Elephants bottle fed with milk and then walk to the river for a bath. Leave for Kandy visiting a Batik factory and a spice garden at Mawanella. Arrive in Kandy and check-in to hotel. Kandy is the last Kingdom of Sri Lanka, which was conquered by the British in 1815. Evening Kandy city tour and witness a Kandyan cultural dance performance. Visit the Kandy Temple where the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha is placed in a chamber. About 1000 devotees worship at the temple everyday. Dinner & overnight.

Day 3

KANDY / TEA MUSEUM - THILANKA HOTEL (03 star)
After breakfast, visit the Ceylon Tea Museum. Built in 1925, the spacious four storey Hantane Tea Factory, had been abandoned for more than a decade when it was earmarked for the Museum Project undertaken by the Sri Lanka Tea Board and the Planters' Association of Ceylon. Today it stands as a proud monument to the success story that is Ceylon Tea and it is one of the best of its kind in the world. Thereafter proceed to Giragama Tea Plantation. Experience the real life of a Tea Plucker at the Giragama Tea Factory. Pluck your own tea and there will be a prize for the best plucker of the day. Visit the tea factory and know how the soft green tea leaves are treated to become high quality Ceylon Tea. See the processing of tea packaging and enjoy a factory fresh cup of true "Ceylon Tea". Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4

KANDY / NUWARA-ELIYA - SUMMER HILL BREEZE HOTEL (03 star) (Distance Kandy to Nuwara-Eliya - 80 KMS)
After breakfast, leave for Nuwara-Eliya visiting the Ramboda water-falls, a tea plantation and tea factory en-route. Ceylon tea is acclaimed as the best tea in the world. The influence of climatic conditions imparts to the product a variety of flavors and aromas, synonymous with quality. The cultivation and manufacture of tea is presently a highly skilled, scientific and technical process, with Sri Lanka producing some of the most fragrant teas in the world. Drive through the tea plantations and arrive in Nuwara-Eliya. Check-in at hotel. In the evening visit the city of Nuwara-Eliya. Nuwara Eliya which means the "city of lights" is also the city of eternal spring, where the air is pure, cool and distilled up through 1,884 meters; windswept peaks lie shrouded in mist, while Tea Pluckers wind their way among tea bushes. The setting looks like the English country-side. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5

NUWARA-ELIYA / THALAWAKELE / NUWARA-ELIYA - SUMMER HILL BREEZE HOTEL (Distance Nuwara-Eliya to Thalawakele 50 KMS)
After breakfast leave for Thalawakele and visit the Tea Research Institute. The Tea Research Institute (TRI), since its inception in 1925, has been the only national body in Sri Lanka for generating and disseminating new technologies related to tea cultivation and processing. The TRI has always been the driving force behind the numerous successes achieved to the development of the tea industry in Sri Lanka. Return to hotel and relax. Optional Play around of GOLF at the famous Nuwara-Eliya Golf Club. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6

NUWARA-ELIYA / KITULGALA / KALUTARA (04 star) TANGERINE BEACH HOTEL OR AVANI BENTOTA(Distance Nuwara-Eliya to Bentota - 255 KMS)
After breakfast leave for Kitulgala. En-route stop for a cup of tea at the MLESNA Tea Centre & Museum, while enjoying the view of St. Claire & Devon waterfalls. Thereafter proceed to the beach. Evening arrive at the hotel and check-in. Overnight stay

Day 7 to Day 9

KALUTARA - TANGERINE BEACH HOTEL OR AVANI BENTOTA
At Leisure on BB basis

Day 10

KALUTARA / AIRPORT DEPARTURE(Distance Bentota to Airport 85 KMS)
After breakfast transfer to Airport in time for the departure flight.

END OF TOUR

PRICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

  Met and assisted on arrival & departure
  Accommodation on HB basis during the tour and BB basis during beach stay.
  Transportation,
     Max. 02 06 pax with A/C Micro van with English speaking driver.
     Max. 14 pax with A/C Mini Coach with English speaking guide.
  Visits according to program.
  Entrance fees to specified sites.

OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  Expenses of a personal nature.
  Alcoholic beverages & mineral water.
  Tips & porter charges.
  Services other than those specified.

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