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5D3N Sri Lanka Delight (May - Oct'19)

5D3N Sri Lanka Delight (May - Oct'19)
  • 5 days
  • Land Tour
  • May 2019 - Oct 2019
  • SGD 598

TripZilla 5D3N Sri Lanka Delight (May - Oct'19)

1 Jalan Berseh, #02-28 New World Centre Singapore 209037

Highlights
5D3N Sri Lanka Delight (May - Oct'19)

Tour/Holiday Package Information
LAND TOUR ONLY - PRICE TO BE UPDATED SOON

INCLUDES:
  • Accommodation in hotels specified or similar.
  • Meals on Full Board Basis, commencing with Breakfast on Day 02  
  • Transportation in PRIVATE A/C vehicles as specified
  • Services of an English-speaking chauffeur guide up to 7 pax & English Speaking National Tour Guide for 8 & above Pax.
  • Entrance fees to Entrance fee for the tourist Sights mentioned in the itinerary except Sigiriya & Polonnaruwa
  • Applicable Jeep hire applicable for Safari
  • All the government taxes.
  • Departure transfer
NOT INCLUDED:
  • Meals on D01
  • Peak period / Special event Supplements given below
  • Entrance fees to Sigiriya & Polonnaruwa
  • Any expenses of a personal nature
  • Tips
  • Visa Fee’s (Applicable for non Singaporeans)
Complimentary:
  • 15 Minutes Head & Shoulder Massage at spice garden
  • 02 Mineral water bottles per person, per day
  • Discounted Shopping Vouchers
  • Departure Gift
  • 1 SIM Card with International calling facilities – (On Request prior to the arrival)
  • Free WiFi on Vehicles (On Request prior to the arrival)

What you get?
Stay : 3 Nights
Meals : as per itinerary
Transport : as per itinerary

About this Package
Min group size: 2
Travel Period: May - Oct 2019
Booking Period: 04 Apr - 22 Oct 2019

 
Programme No.Category2 PAX3-5 PAX6-8 PAXSGL SupTPL Reduc.
01Standard$598$578$528$240$14
Deluxe$698$668$628$310$14
Vehicle UsedCarMicro Van  

 

LOCATIONSTANDARDDELUXE
NegomboHotel J / Paradise Beach hotel / Goldi Sands, NegomboJetwing Blue / Beach / Sea / Lagoon, Negombo
KandyHotel Topaz / OZO Kandy / Thilanka / Queens HotelAmaya Hills / Cinnamon Citadel / Grand Kandyan / Earls Regent
Nuwara EliyaQueensbury Hotel / Alpine Hotel / Oak Ray, RambodaJetwing St Andrew’s Hotel / Araliya Green Hills/ Black Pool Hotel

DAY 1: AIRPORT- NEGOMBO (Meals on Board)
Arrive in Sri Lanka. You will be met by representatives of Jetwing Travels and transferred to Negombo.
Overnight stay at A Hotel in Negombo.

DAY 2: NEGOMBO-PINNAWELA-KANDY (Meals: B/L/D)
After breakfast proceed to Kandy.
En route visit *Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage - App. 55 miles from Colombo, off the Colombo - Kandy road is Pinnawela, where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as the 23 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. The best time to visit is the feeding time from 0930-1000 hrs and 1330-1400 hrs and the bathing time from 1000-1030 hrs and 1400-1430 hrs when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. (Excursion will take approx: 1-2Hrs)
Lunch at a Restaurant- Western/Sri Lankan Buffet Meal.
Proceed to Kandy. En route visit a *Spice Garden to see the different spices, which Sri Lanka is famous for. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed.
On arrival city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, Gem Museum. *Kandy - the hill capital, venue of the annual Perahera. The last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings was finally ceded to the British in 1815. Kandy is an example of the Buddhism's influence in Sri Lanka today. Temple's shrines and monasteries keeping alive Buddhist traditions are everywhere.
Visit *Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - ever since 4th Century A.D, when the Buddha's Tooth was brought to Sri Lanka hidden from sacrilegious hands in an Orissan princess' hair, the Relic has grown in repute and holiness in Sri Lanka and throughout the Buddhist world. It is considered Sri Lanka's most prized possession.
Witness a cultural show featuring various dance groups of Sri Lanka.
Dinner & Overnight stay at A Hotel in Kandy.

DAY 3: KANDY-PERADENIYA-NUWARA ELIYA (Meals: B/L/D)
After breakfast visit *Royal Botanical Gardens - Peradeniya - 147 acres in extent; Started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the Kings of Gampola and Kandy.  There are more than 5,000 species of trees, plants and creepers. Some rare and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world are found in the gardens.  Spice Garden and Orchid House are popular with tourists. There are 5 Palm Avenues beautifying the gardens, the earliest and tallest Palm Avenue (Royal Palm Avenue) was planted in 1905 and the Double Coconuts from the Seashells Island, with the largest seed of all plants in the world is one such avenue.
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya.
Lunch at a Restaurant- Western/Sri Lankan Buffet Meal.
En route visit Tea Plantation & Tea Factory.
*Tea Factory & *Tea Plantation - Tea was first planted in Sri Lanka in 1824 at the Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya, when a few plants were brought from China. More were introduced from Assam in 1839. In 1867 a Scottish Planter named James Taylor planted tea seedlings on an 8 hectares of forest land, in the Loolcondura Estate. In 1873, the tea export industry of Sri Lanka began with a modest 23lbs being shipped to London. Tea will grow well only on rolling terrain and is classified be elevation into low grown, medium grown, high grown, into 3 main groups. In 1996 Sri Lanka has produced 258 million kgs. of tea and has earned Rs. 34,068 million by exporting 244 million kgs. of tea.
Afternoon continue to Nuwara Eliya & enjoy the scenic beauty of hill country.
*Nuwara Eliya - The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations. It is supposed to be one of the coolest places in the Island, but it is really just like an English spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence, houses like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions. The Victoria Park, in the middle of the town, is a lovely place for a stroll or a picnic and is also good for Birding as you get some rare birds in this Park. Seasons may be absent elsewhere in Sri Lanka, but here you can read them by the flowers, which bloom in the spring (March to May) and the fall (August and September). These are the “seasons” when low-country folk flock to Nuwara Eliya to escape the sea level heat and humidity.
Dinner & Overnight stay at A Hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

DAY 4: NUWARA ELIYA - COLOMBO-AIRPORT-DEPARTURE (Meals: B/L/D)
After breakfast leave for Colombo.
Lunch at a Restaurant- Western/Sri Lankan Buffet Meal.
Afternoon leave for Colombo & commence a city & shopping tour in Colombo.
*Colombo - a drive through the city taking you to the busy commercial areas as well as the tree-lined residential, Cinnamon Gardens. Visit Fort, the former British administrative center and military garrison, Sea Street - the Goldsmith’s quarters in the heart of Pettah, the Bazaar area, where is also a Hindu Temple with elaborate stone carvings and the Dutch Church of Wolfendhal dating back to 1749. Also visit the BMICH, see the replica of Avukana Buddha & the Independence Square.
*Shopping in Colombo. Visit *ODEL Unlimited provides ample opportunity indulge, not only in shopping for designer wear apparel for the whole family, but also take taste buds on a voyage of discovery.
*BAREFOOT  discover yourself at Barefoot - Toys  Bags  Clothes  Handloom Fabric  Sarongs  Sarees - Household Linen  Art  Photography  Books  Furniture  Gallery  Café:  
Dinner at a Chinese restaurant in Colombo– Set Menu.
After dinner you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight back to Singapore.
Have a safe flight!

DAY 5: ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE

 
ROUTEDISTANCEDRIVETIME
From Bandaranayke International Airport
Bandaranayake Airport (BIA) – Negombo

25 KM

30 Min

From Negombo
Negombo - Kandy

100 KM

3 Hours

Negombo - Dambulla

237 KM

4 & 1/2 Hours

Other Routes
Dambulla - Kandy

117 KM

3 & 1/2 Hours

Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

77 KM

2 Hours

Nuwara Eliya – Colombo

185 KM

5 ½ Hours

Nuwara Eliya – Hikkaduwa/Beruwela

290 KM

6 Hours

Hikkaduwa/Beruwela – Colombo

120 KM

2 ½ Hours

Colombo-Airport

40 KM

30 minutes via airport highway


Remarks:
  • Please take note that the travel times are calculated approximately & can change depending on traffic.
  • Times can also change depending on the hotel the guest will be staying.

OPTIONAL ADD ONS:
01: *Scenic Train Journey: The very first steam trains were running in Sri Lanka to bring Tea, the greatest commercial export of the colonial Ceylon, to Colombo. Major Thomas Skinner was instrumental in setting trains up and he describes in his book “Fifty years in Ceylon” how he had to convince the British colonial government to spend approximately GBP 800,000/- to set up the network of railway lines, bridges/aqueducts, for Trains, today it stands as one of the most scenic journeys to be done on rail in the world

Where to add:
Option1: Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
Option2: Nuwara Eliya to Ella (En-route to Yala)

Price:
USD 15 per person

02: *Suba Gaman Tuk Tuk Tour: for a English Speaking Guided Tour to visit *Sri Kalisantar Kovil, thereafter to the oldest protestant church in Sri Lanka *Wolvendaal Church, Thereafter driving through the busy Pettah Markets to visit *The Old Town Hall, Which is now a Museum. After enjoying a refreshing *King Coconut make a stop at the Central Bank Currency Museum *The Centre Point. Hidden with-in the city is the actual *Prison Cell of the Last King of Sri Lanka King Sri Vickrama Rajasingha. Your last stop is *The Galle Buck Lighthouse which is one of Colombo’s most picturesque locations.

Where to add:
Colombo

Price:
USD 30 per person

03: *Village Tour: Trekking is an adventure that gets every nature lover excited! Ride a Bullock cart which is Sri Lanka’s oldest form of transportation on an unpaved trail. Then set off on a nature walk through a scrub jungle. If you come across a stream, you’ll have to wade through it knee deep and later cross a wider tributary on a kind farmer’s catamaran. He’ll take you to inspect the Chena Cultivation (Slash and burn agriculture). Immerse yourself in an archetypal Sri Lankan village, spend time with a farmer harvesting crops, or watch the children play or enjoy the sight of the village folk as they go about their early morning tasks of fishing or washing clothes at the lake. Wind down to a scrumptious home cooked meal in the heart of the village.

Where to add:
Dambulla or Sigiriya
Price:
USD 15 per person

04: *Kitulgala for *White water rafting in Kitulgala: Experience the thrills and spills of an exciting rafting adventure in a jungle paradise. Rafting mixes the ups and downs of rapids with calm sections that meander through the jungle clad mountains, tea and rubber plantations of the Kandyan hill-country. The scenery is breathtaking. Jetwing Travels only uses Sri Lanka’s top guides, and if you can hear the instructions amidst the pounding water, you stand a better chance of remaining in the raft. In the calm stretches, sit back and float with only the hub of the rainforest to break the silence as you breathe in the wilderness.

Where to add:
Kitulgala (When travelling from Nuwara Eliya to Colombo/South Beaches)

Price:
USD 15 per person

IMPORTANT:
  • Prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking
  • Prices & Itinerary are subject to changes
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are NON-REFUNDABLE
  • Terms and conditions apply
NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:
  • Air ticket, airport taxes and applicable fuel surcharges
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips to the guide & driver
Peak Period Supplement: – 01 July - 31 Auguest 2019 
PackageStandard Deluxe
5D 3N Sri Lanka Delight S$ 70 P.PS$ 110 P.P
6D 4N Sri iLanka HeritageS$ 100 P.PS$ 140 P.P
6D 4N Sri Lanka Leisure S$ 120 P.PS$ 150 P.P
7D 5N Sri Lanka CultureS$ 140 P.PS$ 170 P.P
Compulsory Supplement  applicable for all packages during Kandy Perahera Supplement:  05-16 August 2019 SGD 100 per person per night

Child Rates: (Under 12):
Child sharing with adult with extra bed – 60% of the adult TWIN Sharing rate
Child sharing with adult without extra bed – 30% of the adult TWIN Sharing rate

Cancellation Policy:  21days prior to the arrival date during 15 July - 31 Aug
All other months 14days prior to the arrival date

Tipping Guidelines:
English speaking Drivers – USD 4/-per person per day      
English speaking Guides – USD 5/- per person per day  
Chinese speaking Guides (Compulsory) - USD 8/- per person per day  

IMPORTANT NOTES:
  • In the event of any unavoidable circumstance we reserve the right to change and reduce the coverage and sequence of the above itinerary. Therefore, In the event of adverse traffic conditions or unforeseen circumstances, Jetwing Travels (PVT) Ltd reserves the right to change the itinerary without prior notice.
  • The hotels are rated as per our client feedback, in the event of any non-availability a similar standard hotel will be offered
  • In the event of any enforcement of any new Government taxes, revision of entrance tickets, you will be updated accordingly & increased cost.
ATTIRE:
  • Visitors of both genders have to wear decent clothing to cover the body appropriately when visiting religious places and shorts and sleeveless tops are not acceptable. This rule is strictly adhered to at all religious sites especially the Sacred Bo Tree and Stupas in Anuradhapura and the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.
  • Visitors should remove hats, caps, shoes and slippers when entering buildings and sites with religious monuments. Most of these places have a secure facility at the entrance for visitors to leave behind shoes and slippers for a very small fee.