Scintillating Sri Lanka For Couples
Sri Lanka a tear shaped-island in South Asia is among popular destination to celebrate honeymoon. Steeped in history with crumbling ancient cities, world class beaches, amazing wildlife along with pilgrimage sites makes it one of the most alluring destinations that you just can’t afford to miss.
Duration:- 06Nights/07 Days
Destinations Covered:- Colombo-Kandy-Nuwara Eliya- Galle-Colombo
Day 01:- Colombo –Kandy
By booking flights to Colombo, reach Colombo the capital city of Sri Lanka. On arrival, check-in pre booked hotel for some rest and later on get ready to enjoy sightseeing of city which include places like Galle Face Green, National Museum of Colombo, Beira Lake, Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara etc. Return back to hotel room for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02:- Colombo-Kandy
Next morning after breakfast check-out from hotel and get ready for an exciting journey to a beautiful destination Kandy which is 116 km from Colombo and takes about 3 hrs to reach it. En route visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, which is a home to about 60 elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Upon arrival, check-in pre booked hotel. In the evening visit the Temple of Tooth. Later on enjoy Kandyan dance performance and spectacular fire walking. Kandy is also famous as a great shopping avenue which is famous for gems, jewellery, handicrafts etc. Indulge in shopping and by the late evening return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03:-Kandy-Nuwara Eliya
Next day after breakfast, embark on a sightseeing tour of Kandy which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Pay a visit to Royal Botanical Garden, the Peradeniya University campus and enjoy panoramic views from Upper Lake drive. Drive towards Nuwara Eliya which is 77 km from Kandy and is known as “Little England”. En route enjoy watching well manicured landscapes decked with tea plantations and visit a factory. Nuwara Eliya is heart of Sri Lanka and producing one of the best quality tea in the world. Pidurutalagala, the highest mountain of country is also located over here. It is also famous for its one of the finest 18 whole golf courses in Asia. On arrival, check in pre-booked hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04:- Nuwara Eliya sightseeing
Leave your hotel room after morning breakfast and enjoy the panoramic beauty of Nuwara Eliya and its surroundings. It is a great spot for adventure because it has Pidurutalagala the highest mountain peak of Sri Lanka. Though the summit is not open to public and hiking is possible up to 7000 ft. are several waterfalls along the trek. The town is a base for visit to Horton Plains National Park which takes only an hour to reach it. Enjoy excellent beauty of this place which is no less than a paradise for nature lovers, hikers and bird watchers. Don’t miss a visit to Galway’s Land Bird Sanctuary which attracts more than 20 species of very rare foreign birds and 30 species of Sri Lankan birds. After enjoying so many amazing attractions, return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05:- Nuwara Eliya-Galle
Check- out from hotel after morning breakfast and proceed for Galle. On arrival, check-in pre booked hotel and take some rest. Formally known as Point De Galle, it is the capital of Southern province, where you find untouched ruins from Portuguese and Dutch Eras. The magnificent Dutch Fort was even declared a world heritage site by UNESCO and is among the most visited places of city. Enjoy visit to Hikkaduwa whish is one of the first beaches discovered on island, The Dutch Fort, which is the prime attraction, the Historical Mansion Museum etc. Later in the evening return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06:- Galle- Colombo
Next morning after enjoying some time at leisure visit the temples and mosques of Galle among them Peace Pagoda and Meeran Jumma Masjid mosque are quite popular. By the evening go for shopping spree and return back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07:- Colombo
Check-out from hotel and drive towards Colombo to take flight for return journey. Sri Lanka is such a beautiful destination that compels you to visit it again and again. Grab this holiday package to Sri Lanka and embark on an enchanting journey to this beautiful destination.
About Author:- Timothy Johnson is avid traveller who recently booked flights to Sri Lanka to explore many of the amazing things over there.