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Sri Lanka Family Tour 13Nts. (Under 10 Yrs)

Overview
A 13 night family tour that promises to enthral adults and kids alike with its many diverse highlights. The tour includes boat rides, family biking, toy train rides, children's water sports, turtle hatchery visit and days at leisure on the beach.
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Average temperature and rainfall

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150

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Tour Highlights

  • Visit the fishing villages on the coast and the busy fish markets.
  • Visit the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya after which you will be taken on a tour of the city
  • An enchanting toy train journey through the beautiful hills.
  • Exciting activities available for kids and adults alike at the Adventure Park.Children’s water sport
  • Travel along scenic routes to Bentota – the popular seaside resort on the west coast of the island.
  • Enjoy the beautiful beaches of Bentota.
Tour Route - Where you'll visit
1 Colombo
Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British. That heritage is reflected in its its architecture, mixing colonial buildings with high-rises and shopping malls. The imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, borders sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its giant Buddha.
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2 Negombo
Negombo is a city on the west coast of Sri Lanka, north of the capital, Colombo. Near the waterfront, the remains of the 17th-century Dutch Fort now house a prison. Negombo Lagoon, lined with fishermen’s huts, feeds into the Dutch-era Hamilton Canal. The canal leads south to Colombo. Neoclassical St. Mary’s Church, completed in the 1920s, features a ceiling decorated with vivid religious paintings.
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3 Kandy
Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest. The city's heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling. Kandy is famed for sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, celebrated with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession.
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4 Ella
Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province, Sri Lanka governed by an Urban Council. It is approximately 200 kilometres east of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1,041 metres above sea level. The area has a rich bio-diversity, dense with numerous varieties of flora and fauna.
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5 Bentota
Bentota is a resort town on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. Its long Bentota Beach stretches north, where it becomes a sandy strip known as Paradise Island, parallel to Bentota Lagoon. Coral-rich dive sites include Canoe Rock. On Bentota River, centuries-old Galapota Temple has a large Buddha statue. Southeast is Lunuganga, the estate and gardens of architect Geoffrey Bawa. Northeast is his brother Bevis's Brief Garden.
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Detailed Itinerary

Day ONE +-
  • Day 01: Arrival Colombo (12km/20mns)
Greeted by Sri Lanka Travel Centre representative at the Bandaranaike International Airport and transferred to your hotel. Relax and unwind. Enjoy a boat ride in the evening. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle for the transfer)
Day TWO +-
  • Day 02: Negombo
Today you will visit the fishing villages on the coast and the busy fish markets. Mornings are the best time to visit this part of Negombo as the boats bring in the catch and the entire village springs to life. Enjoy the rest of the day by the sea. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day THREE +-
  • Day 03: Kandy
After breakfast, you will visit the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya after which you will be taken on a tour of the city of Kandy, including a visit to the temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Later in the evening enjoy a cultural show showcasing traditional Sri Lankan dances. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day FOUR +-
  • Day 04: Kandy – Badulla – Ella
Today you will embark on an enchanting toy train journey through the beautiful hills. Ride in the Observation Salon of the “Podi Menike” Express Train bound to Badulla where the tracks navigate countless little viaducts and iron bridges as you travel through lush hills and valleys. Disembark at Badulla from where you will be picked up and transferred to Ella. Enroute you could also enjoy a guided tea factory tour to get firsthand knowledge of how tea is made; from the handpicking of the leaves to its processing.Check in to the Ella Adventure Park. Overnight at the Adventure Park
Day FIVE +-
  • Day 05 and 06: Ella
Days at leisure to explore the exciting activities available for kids and adults alike at the Adventure Park. Children’s water sports, bird watching, nature treks, hikes through traditional rural villages and many other children’s activities are available at the Adventure Park. For adventurous adults there is also scope for activities like canoeing, rock climbing etc. Experienced and well trained guides and facilitators are always at hand to ensure your safety. Overnight at the adventure park
Day SEVEN +-
  • Day 07: Ella – Bentota (200km/5hrs)
After breakfast travel along scenic routes to Bentota – the popular seaside resort on the west coast of the island. You can stop enroute at Ratnapura. The aptly named “Ratnapura” means the City of Gems, and is famous for its multitudes of gem pits which produce some magnificent precious and semi precious stones cherished the world over. On arrival in Bentota check into the Bentota Beach Hotel for your overnight stay
Day EIGHT +-
  • Day 08 - 12: Bentota
Spend four days at leisure at the resort and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Bentota. Explore the water sports centers nearby or enjoy a visit to a turtle hatchery where concerned locals have established protected areas of beach on which visiting turtles can lay eggs and where baby turtles can be safely returned to the water. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day THIRTEEN +-
  • Day 13: Bentota – Colombo (65kms/2hrs)
Leave the hotel around lunch time and travel along the western coast to Colombo. Check into the Mount Lavinia Hotel late in the afternoon and take a tour of the city later in the day. Colombo also offers some fantastic options for shopping with excellent treats for the whole family. Overnight at the hotel. (Vehicle at disposal)
Day FOURTEEN +-
  • Day 14: Colombo – Departure (40kms/1hr)
Departure transfer to the airport for your return flight. (Vehicle for transfer)

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