Day 1 Kandy : Welcome to the ‘Teardrop of India’
The 4 day Sri Lanka family holiday starts with Kandy city. When you arrive at the airport in Sri Lanka, you will be received by one of the representatives of the concerned tour agent who will ensure your smooth road transfer to Kandy. Being second largest city in Sri Lanka, Kandy has some amazingly beautiful lakes, rivers and other intact natural endowments attracting numerous tourists from all over the world. The status of UNESCO World Heritage Site underscores the fact that it’s one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Sri Lanka. On the way to Kandy, you will visit Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. This protected area is the breeding ground for abandoned and injured elephants where they are taken care of by the special caretakers. A perfect place to witness Asian elephants bathing in the river and playing with each other. Later, this Kandy city tour lets you visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic which is considered as one of the most significant Buddhist religious sites in Sri Lanka. Upon arrival in Kandy, check into your hotel and relax. Later part of the day in Kandy is all at leisure. The day ends with a luxurious overnight stay at the hotel.
Tip : Make sure you wear clothing that covers your legs and shoulders while visiting temples in Sri Lanka.
Distance from Colombo to Kandy : 133.5 km (approx.)
Travel Time : 3 hours, 45 minutes (approx.)
Day 2 Bentota : Embrace the beaches
Bask in the magical beauty of the beach town of Bentota. Wake up to a delicious breakfast at the hotel and then get ready to check out as on the second day of your Sri Lanka family holidays, you will be transferred to Bentota. The beautiful resort town of Bentota is famous amongst tourists for picturesque sandy beaches which is why it is also popular as the City of Golden Beaches. As you reach Bentota, the Sri Lanka tour itinerary for this day will take you out for an exciting city tour that includes a boat ride on the waters of the Madhu River. Watch out for the bewitching natural beauty that surrounds the picturesque landscape as you cruise along the river. After the boat ride, you can enjoy with your family at the famous Bentota Beach. Go swimming in the shallow waters or enjoy playing with your dear ones at the golden sandy beach of Bentota. If you are looking for a bit of adventure, you can indulge yourself in various kinds of water sports. Next, you will get to visit the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery- a famous turtle nesting site about 11 km from Bentota. Here, you can witness how new-born turtles are fed and the process of them being transferred to sea from the huge water tanks. The second day of your 3 nights 4 days Sri Lanka package ends with a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel of stay in Bentota.
Optional : Enjoy helicopter joyride in Bentota (own expense)
Distance from Kandy to Bentota : 179 km (approx.)
Travel time : 4 hours (approx.)
Day 3 Colombo : A day in the capital city
More excitement on offer as you travel to Colombo now. Re-energize yourself with a healthy and piping-hot breakfast at the hotel and then check out as you will now be transferred to Colombo city. Colombo is the largest metropolitan city in Sri Lanka wherein you can find a perfect blend of modern world vibrancy and the charm of the bygone era. Colonial-style buildings influenced by the Dutch, British and Portuguese are a delight for history buffs. Alongside these prominent historical structures, this Colombo tour package also lets you visit popular shopping centers in Colombo where you can shop around at discounted prices. As promised, the excitement on this day of your family holidays in Sri Lanka heightens when you get to visit Galle Face Green- an urban park located along the coast of vast Indian Ocean. Galle Face Green is a popular hangout place for families and children who can indulge in various joyful activities such as kite flying, beach sports, cricket and more. Apart from this, the Colombo city tour also takes you to visit Viharamahadevi Park, National Museum, Twin World Trade Center towers and more. Later in the evening, you can go shopping with your family at the Odel, House of Fashion, Beverly Street, and other major shopping hotspots in Colombo. As the dusk falls, you will return to your hotel for a homey overnight stay.
Optional : Try seafood at Mt Lavinia beach (charges extra)
Distance from Bentota to Colombo : 81 km (approx.)
Travel time : 2 hours (approx.)
Day 4 Colombo : Time to leave
This Kandy Bentota Colombo tour package for family ends today with tons of fond memories. Wake up to a freshly-prepared breakfast at the hotel and then get ready to check out as it’s time to say ‘Goodbye’ to Sri Lanka. You will be transferred to Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo for your onward journey back home.
Inclusions in tour are as follows:
Followings are not included in tour: