Days : 4 Days And 3 Nights
Cost : Rs.22500/Person
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Srilanka Round Tour
3 Nights & 4 Days
Places covered: Colombo / Pinnawela / Kandy / Peradenia / Nuwara Eliya / Bentota
Day 01 (APT – PINNAWELA – KANDY)
On arrival at airport, our representative will page you by your name. Thereafter you will be assisted to the Car park / Coach Park to begin you journey as per the booked itinerary.Afterwards leave for Pinnawala to visit Elephant orphange
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 some of the more then 25 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.
Afterwards proceed to Kandy.
En-route visit a Spice Garden at Mawanella and see the luscious Cinnamons, Cardamons, Pepper plants etc. You can also purchase your requirements of spices.
Afternoon city tour of Kandy, including Upper Lake Drive, Market Square, Arts & Crafts Centre, Gem Museum and Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.
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.
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.
Evening witness the Kandy Cultural Dance Performance
Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Kandy
Day 02 (KANDY – PERADENIYA – NUWARA ELIYA)
After breakfast visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.Royal Botanical Gardens - 147 acres in extent: started in 1374 as a pleasure garden of the King’s of Kandy. There are more than 5000 species of tree and plants. Some and endemic as well as flora from the tropical world. Spice garden and Orchid House are popular with Tourists.
Thereafter proceed to Nuwara Eliya.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 coldest places on the island, but is really just like an England spring day although the temperature does drop at night.
All around Nuwara Eliya you will see evidence of the British influence. Houses are like country cottages or Queen Ann style mansions.
Evening commence city tour in Nuwara Eliya.
Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 03 (NUWARA ELIYA – KITHULGALA – BENTOTA)
After breakfast transfer from Nuwara Eliya to Kalutara, View the St Clair’s and Devon falls also visit the location where the Oscar winning movie “Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed.
Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel in or around Bentota.
Day 04 (BENTOTA – COLOMBO – AIRPORT)
Will proceed for City tour & Shopping in Colombo after Breakfast.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 and Independence Square.
Transfer to Airport for departure
Accommodation on HB basis at hotel
Meet and Greet at the Airport by the English Speaking Chauffer Guide for less than 06 pax.And above 06 pax, English Speaking National Guide.
Transportation in an Air conditioned Vehicle
Jeep hires to the national parks as per the programmes
Sightseeing tours as per the programme
Departure Transfer cost
Entrance fees where applicable.
V.A.T.(Value add tax )
Camera and video permits
Compulsory Supplements & Peak Period Supplements
Any expenses of a personal nature
Tips and porterage
Your contract is with M/s Hi-Luxury Holidays-Cochin. A contract exists between us when we have confirmed you on our tour / hotel booking / or any other travel related services of your choice and we have received your booking request and deposits. All correspondence/s in respect of Tours / Travel Service bookings should be addressed to M/s Hi-Luxury Holidays-Cochin
For the services contracted, 50 % advance payment should be made to hold the booking on a confirmed basis and the balance amount should be paid before a week of your tour. We hold the right to decide upon the amount to be paid as an advance payment, based on the nature of services and the time left for the commencement of the services. Apart from the above in some cases like, hotel or resort bookings during the high peak tourist season (X-Mas, New Year) full payment is required to be sent in advance.
Payment can be made by Bank Transfer, Cash payment to our offices or by Demand Draft / Cheque. All payments should be free and clear of any withholding tax and deduction. Bank charges, if any, for remittance (by remitting bank or by intermediary bank) would be strictly borne by payer.
Rights to amend the itinerary if required
Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalized. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.
Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing.
Cancellation charges would be as follows:
60 days & prior to arrival - 10% of the tour/service cost.
59 days & less, prior to arrival or no show - NO REFUND.
Please Note - Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs - in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us - a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.
In case of booking on high peak season bookings (Special seasons like Diwali - 15th Oct to 15th Nov - & X’ Mas / New Year period - 15th Dec to 15th Jan) NO refund will be provided irrespective of the period.
In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
In regard to refund of unused / unutilized services (which are paid for and cancelled in advance) the refund amount would be worked out on the basis of cancellation policy as described above and the money would be accordingly refunded to the person who has made the payment to us. Please note that the refund process may take 2 - 4 weeks due to banking procedures. If the refund is made to the credit card account or to Bank account, the bank charges would be debited from the refund amount.
Our Liabilities & Limitations:
Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.
M/s Hi-Luxury Holidays-Cochin act only in the capacity of agent for the hotels, airlines, transporters & contractors providing other services & all exchange orders, receipts, contracts & tickets issued by us are issued subject to terms & conditions under which these services are provided by them.
All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants' safety, comfort & general well being.
Our rates are based on the prevailing rates as negotiated by us with the hotels, airlines etc. Hotels and Airlines retain the right to modify the rates without notice. In case of such changes the rates quoted before the modification, can be changed by us according to the modifications by hotels or airlines. All hotel bookings are based on usual check in and checkout time of the hotels until unless indicated in the itinerary.
We shall not be responsible for any delays & alterations in the programme or expenses incurred - directly or indirectly - due to natural hazards, flight cancellations, accident, breakdown of machinery or equipments, breakdown of transport, weather, sickness, landslides, political closures or any untoward incidents.
We shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage to person, property, or otherwise in connection with any accommodation, transportation or other services, resulting - directly or indirectly - from any act of disasters, dangers, fire, accident, breakdown in machinery or equipment, breakdown of transport, wars, civil disturbances, strikes, riots, thefts, pilferages, epidemics, medical or custom department regulations, defaults, or any other causes beyond our control.
We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client's risk.
Passports & Visas
To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.
Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.
Arrival and Departure Policy
Check-in - 12.00 – 15.00 Hours
Check-out – 10.00 - 12.00 Hours
Overnight Houseboat (if provided with itinerary) is 12.00 noon check in and 09.00 hrs next day check out. Early arrival is subject to availability. For guaranteed early check-in, reservation needs to be made starting from the previous night. Later check-outs are available on request and subject to availability / Payment. We can always a request for early check-in or late checkout if required but we do not guarantee that, that entirely depend upon the policy of the hotel, time of the year and availability of the room.
Compulsory per Person Christmas & New Year Eve Supplements is not included and will be applied as per the hotel; we will advise the amount while confirming the Tour.
Rates are subject to change, in case of hotel rates changes or any compulsory supplements applicable. From Colombo to Kandy we will visit the spice garden at Mawanalle not Matale.
Matale is on the way when we go from Dambulla to Kandy. Peak period supplements as well as Compulsory supplements are not included and will be applied according to the hotel policy.
*Tour cost per person on double sharing basis.