Day 01 - AIRPORT - NEGOMBO
Ayubowan! You have arrived to Sri Lanka
A warm and truly Sri Lankan welcome at the Airport, where representative of Ceylon Gate Travels transfer to your hotel in Negombo
Afternoon Lagoon Excursion
You will get the experience of mangroves and wetland ecosystem in this estuary where there are two main rivers bring in fresh water into this traditional fishing lagoon, among water birds egrets, cormorants, ducks, herons, terns, kingfishers, eagles, water monitor and land monitor are very common. Take a boat and explore the lagoon! You also can visit the toddy tapping and taste the coconut nectar a traditional beer in Sri Lanka.
Day 02 - NEGOMBO – KANDY
It is a world renounced place for caring of elephants who are homeless and helpless from the habitat. Today the government looks after over 75 elephants who are either dislocated, injured or born at the same place. In this orphanage over 20 baby elephants were born, and many were released to the forests. As they are taken to the Maha Oya river daily, you get the opportunity to watch elephant bathing from the nearby restaurants.
ROYAL BOTANICLE GARDEN PERADENIYA
A historical pleasure garden started by the ancient kings since 1371, later converted to a Royal Botanical garden in 1843. It has over 4000 species of plants including palm trees, Cactus, Orchids, and medicinal plants. Alexandrine parakeet, Indian pitta, Ceylon small barbet, and common hawk cuckoo is seen in this garden for the lucky guests like you!!!
Overnight stay at Victoria Golf Club Country Resort
Located near Victoria reservoir with a stunning view, aesthetically pleasing with an abundance of flowering shrubbery, palm-tree lined fairways and white sand bunkers blend seamlessly together to offer a challenging course that will test the very best golfers.
Day 03 - KANDY
Visit Temple of Tooth Relic and Kandy City Tour
The most important temple for the Buddhist all over the world! Mainly for the left canine tooth of Buddha is placed inside a seventh golden casket! Further you can experience the pilgrims who come in white dress and the way of worship! It is a great cultural experience of its kind! Thereafter continue the city tour in Kandy. Evening back to the Resort and play Golf at the resort premises. Overnight stay at Victoria Golf Club Country Resort
Day 04 - KANDY
Breakfast at hotel. Take 18-hole round at the Victoria Golf and Country Resort, voted ‘Best in Asia 2005’. Victoria offers a challenging and unique golfing experience. The Victoria Golf and Country Resort offers a wide range of facilities including an 18-hole golf course, putting green and practice range, Pro shop, and PGA golf academy. Other sports and recreational facilities include bar and terrace dining, floodlit tennis court, saddle club, riding lesson for adults and kids, and horse safaris. There is an outdoor infinity swimming pool and an Ayurvedic wellness center offering a range of relaxing treatments. The surrounding reservoir and central hills are ideal for bird watching. Over 100 species of birds can be spotted on nature trails within the 500-acre estate accompanied by a local expert. Mountain bike trails also provide for much adventure.
Day 05|06 - KANDY | NUWARA ELIYA
PLAYING GOLF AT NUWARA ELIYA GOLF CLUB
The testing course here was built by a Scottish soldier of the Golan Highlanders in 1889 for the British serviceman and officials stationed here in 1889. Occasionally you may even feel you are playing golf in Scotland, but the course holds many features unique to Sri Lanka. Whether it is your helpful caddie and his Sri Lankan smile, or the course’s flora and fauna you’ll be in no doubt you in one of Asia’s beautiful corners. To ensure a successful round you will need to stay clear of the trees that line the tight course, the crags and creeks that bisect the fairways and the remorseless gorse and bunkers that protect the greens. The clubhouse and bar is an atmospheric place to enjoy a drink and meal after your round. It is full of character and colonial history. Little has changed since the founding of the club and you can even enjoy a log fire on cooler evenings.
Day 07 - NUWARA ELIYA- KITHULGALA-COLOMBO
KITHULGALA WHITE WATER RAFTING
Thrilling and exciting adventure of sailing, a recreational activity that you will admire most on a raft! It is with different options of duration and rapids, however you are provided with proper out fit with a guarantee of your safety. Unless you are advised not to participate in such activities by physician.
Day 08 - COLOMBO
Head back to the capital city of Sri Lanka for your final night stay. Experience Colombo’s colonial architecture with a visit to the Fort - a three-mile-long rampart originally built in the sixteenth century by the Portuguese and then further developed by the Dutch and the British. Here, many of the old colonial buildings jostle for attention with the rest of Colombo’s modern skyline.
Day 09 - COLOMBO - AIRPORT
After breakfast returning you by way of a scenic drive to the international airport for your departing flight and a safe journey home.