Experience the beautiful island of Sri Lanka with The World at her feet
the travel experience organization for women by women
Dubai, UAE, 6thAugust 2011 – This Eid, The World at her feet group, a new travel experience for women in the Middle East, takes a journey of discovery to the beautiful island of Sri-Lanka. A small country that offers an enormous variety of quintessentially Asian experiences, Sri Lanka is dotted with ruins from ancient Buddhist empires, including serene, gigantic Buddha figures, as well as dagobas, white-painted domed shrines ranging from just a few meters tall to immense, imposing structures; You can see the architectural influences dating from the Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial periods, which lasted from the first European arrival in 1505 through to its Independence in 1948.
Departing Dubai on 1st September 2011, this is a seven day trip that will explore Kandy which is situated on the hills surrounding a huge artificial lake and reachable by a scenic train ride from Colombo, Sri Lanka’s cultural capital. Kandy is the home of one of the most venerated temples in Sri Lanka, the Dalada Maligawa or Temple of the Tooth and this is certainly a must see spot. Not to miss is a visit to Pennewala Elephant Orphanage which offers a great chance to see live once at close quarters; orphaned, abandoned or injured infant elephants that are reared and trained and catch them during bathing time in the river. A complete itinerary includes a trip to Nuwara Eliya. Nestled 6,200 ft above sea level, amid lush tea plantations, Nuwara Eliya is a charming hill station developed by the British planters in the late 1800s
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Itinerary to Sri Lanka
SEPT 1ST - 7TH (EID HOLDAYS) @ AED 4800 PER PERSON ON A TWIN SHARING BASIS. Inclusive of accommodation in luxury hotels / all meals/ sightseeing/ entrance to all monuments
Day 1 : COLOMBO – KANDY (B,L,D)
Ayubowan!!! Meet and assist at the Airport - Transfer from Airport to Kandy followed by Breakfast at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of Sri Lanka's most popular attractions. Situated halfway between Colombo and Kandy, the orphanage has a population of about 75 elephants, making it the world's largest collection of captive elephants. The elephants here range from newborn calves to elderly matriarchs and include orphaned and abandoned elephants, as well as those injured in the wild. Amongst them are its famous residents, Sama, the lame elephant injured by a land mine during the ethnic conflict in the North and Raja, the blind elephant. Experience the sheer delight of watching these great pachyderms frolic in the river at bath time or the baby elephants being fed twice a day. Lunch. Proceed to Kandy
This jewel of a city, set 480m above sea level and surrounded by mountains is the hill capital of Sri Lanka. Kandy was the last independent Kingdom of Sri Lanka, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Check In. Rest of day at leisure. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 2 : KANDY (B,L,D)
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning proceed on city tour of Kandy Visit the majestic Royal Palace and the Temple of the Tooth, known as the Dalada Maligawa, set at the edge of a beautiful artificial lake, which is home to the island’s most revered relic, the Buddha's tooth, which arrived here in the sixteenth century. Lunch. Free time for shopping. Evening attend the Cultural Show. Return back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 3 : KANDY – NUWARA ELIYA - Approx 3 hrs (B,L,D) - Breakfast at hotel. Check Out. Transfer to Nuwara Eliya.
Nestled 6,200 ft above sea level, amid lush tea plantations, Nuwara Eliya is a charming hill station developed by the British planters in the late 1800s. Pleasant climate, great natural beauty and champagne tea delight and charm all its visitors. Nuwara Eliya is home to many renowned institutions of Sri Lanka's colonial British era, such as the Racecourse, the Hill Club, Grand Hotel and its famous 18 hole Golf Course. Lunch . Check In. Evening visit Sitaamal Temple. Return back to hotel for dinner & overnight.
DAY 4 : NUWARA ELIYA – BENTOTA – Approx 2 hrs (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Check Out. Transfer to Bentota. Lunch. Check In. Rest of the day at leisure on the beach. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 5 : BENTOTA (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day free to relax on Beach. Lunch and dinner at hotel.
Overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 6 : BENTOTA - COLOMBO - Approx 2 hrs (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel. Check Out. Transfer to Colombo.
Colombo is a bustling, vibrant cosmopolitan city located on the west coast of the island. It was made the capital city when Ceylon was ceded to the British Empire in 1815 and remained so until 1978, when the administrative functions were moved to Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte. Among its many attractions are The Twin Towers of the World Trade Centre. In contrast to its modern architecture, the old
Parliament Building stands majestically in all its grandeur, along with many grand old colonial buildings, leftovers from the days of the British, Portuguese and Dutch Empires. The City’s promenade, the Galle Face Green is a mile-long stretch along the coast where the sapphire waters shimmer in the dazzling sun. Famous for its nightlife, one can wine, dine and dance till the wee hours of the morning. Colombo is also home to a number of star class hotels, entertainment venues and corporate offices.
Lunch. Check In. Afternoon city & shopping tour. Transfer to airport for flight back
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DAY 7 : COLOMBO – AIRPORT (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Check Out. Full day free for last minute shopping. Evening transfer to the airport for your return flight to Mumbai.
TOUR COST PER PERSON : 4800 aed on a twin sharing basis(single supplement of aed 1800 extra)
5* MAHAWELI BEACH HOTEL, KANDY
TEA FACTORY HOTEL, NUWARA ELIYA
VIVANTA BY TAJ, (TAJ EXOTICA) BENTOTA
CINNAMON GRAND HOTEL, COLOMBO
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