Travel around Colonial Sri Lanka and learn more about its culture and history through a private tour. Sri Lanka was once ruled by Kings before it was colonised by the Portuguese, the Dutch and finally the British. The country later gained its independence in 1948. The tour will take you to some of the country’s most popular landmarks as well as museums, and an Elephant Orphanage, tea plantations and local markets. The tour will begin in Kandy and end at Kitulgula, and it will only take four days. After having lunch at Kitulgula, tourists can make their way to their preferred beach resort from where they can enjoy the rest of their stay here. A Colonial tour of Sri Lanka is the best way to informally introduce first-time visitors to the natural beauty of this country.
- Departs: london
- Arrives: colombo, Sri Lanka
- Departs: colombo, Sri Lanka
- Arrives: london
Colonial Tour - Sri Lanka
- As Per Itinerary
- Private tour of sri lanka's colonial past
- experience sri lanka's unique inland city of Kandy
- Nuwara eliya - founded by the British
Discover the highlights of Colonial Sri Lanka on a private tour visiting Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Kitulgala. Sri Lanka has a rich history of intrigue and legend ruled by Kings, then invaded by the Portuguese, Dutch and British before being independent. Visit famous landmarks, lush tea plantations, markets, museums and temples as you explore this fascinating country.
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL AND TRANSFER
Arrival, meet & greet and transfer to your selected hotel in Kandy. Evening around 1730 hrs proceed to view an evening Cultural show and a visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
Overnight at your selected Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 2 - KANDY
After breakfast depart the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage. Afternoon city tour of Kandy visiting the Kandy Market, Kandy upper lake drive, Gem museum, Arts & Crafts Centre etc.
Overnight at your selected Hotel in Kandy.
DAY 3 - NUWARA ELIYA
After breakfast leave for Nuwara-Eliya en-route visiting the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and a high grown tea plantation / factory. Around 1600 Hrs commence a sight seeing tour of Nuwara-Eliya Evening at Leisure.Over night at your selected Hotel in Nuwera Eliya.
DAY 4 - TRANSFER TO RESORT (Accommodation not included)
After breakfast leave for your resort via Kitulgala. (Sight of the famous film Bridge on the River Kwai ). Lunch at Kitulgala. After lunch transfer to selected beach resort.
IMPORTANT: Please note that Itineraries may change as a result of adverse weather condition, closure to specific places of interest and other unforeseen circumstances. All Tours are subject to availability and the prices and Itinerary are subject to Change.
Had such a nice time in Sri Lanka. The tour was great.
Adam Leversuch reviewing Colonial Tour - Sri Lanka (16-May-2013)
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