Ceylon Cultural Trail - Spanish

General information

Product Code: Cod. 2 - ESP
DurationDestinationDeparture
6 days and 5 nights
Sri Lanka (Dambulla, Kandy, Colombo)
Sri Lanka (Colombo)

Description

With the Ceylon Cultural Trail tour you will immerse yourself in the culture of Sri Lanka discovering the most characteristic aspects. In a few days you will discover the charm of a country that has an important history to tell and traditions still alive. It is the right journey for those who have a few days available and want to know the shining island.

Category

 
Standard Hotels (Private Tour)
Full Board 3 Stars
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Superior Hotel (Private Tour)
Full Board 4 Stars
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Deluxe Hotels (Private Tour)
Full Board 5 Stars
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Program

Day 1 : Colombo – Habarana
Arrival at the international airport in Colombo, formalities for entry and baggage claim. Meeting with guide and transfer to Habarana. Lunch during the transfer ...
Arrival and accommodation in private rooms in the chosen hotel.
The afternoon is devoted to a Village Safari Tour, interesting experience that will allow you to put you in contact with the rural life of the local population. The excursion will be done using the local usual means, you begin to edge of the typical tuk tuk, you continue on bullock carts and then a boat ride. (Optional, on request possibility of Elephant Back Safari).
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Habarana and / or Dambulla.

Day 2 : Habarana
Breakfast. Morning excursion to the Rock Fortress of Sigiriya. Located 300 meters high, was built on top of a monolith of red stone that dominates a harmonious set of gardens. The palace built on the summit is reached by a narrow staircase that winds through the huge paws of a stone lion. Lunch during the excursion.
In the afternoon excursion to Polonnaruwa, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Sri Lanka. Architectural complex consisting of temples, palaces and a beautiful swimming pool in the shape of a lotus flower.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Habarana and / or Dambulla.

Day 3 : Habarana – Kandy
Breakfast. Departure to Kandy, stopping along the way to visit the Dambulla Cave Temples, religious-historical place where they are kept in five different caves 150 Buddha statues. Dambulla is believed to have been founded in the first century BC King Vattaganemani.
Continuation and stop at spice garden of Matale, to discover the fragrant spices of the island and also where you will be offered a massage with herbs (head or feet) lasting 10 minutes.
Arrival in Kandy, accommodation and lunch at the hotel. Afternoon visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth of Buddha, containing the most revered relic in Sri Lanka, and retaining extraordinary testimonies of the past with its greatest symbol of Buddhism. Before returning to the hotel, stopping to watch a performance of local cultural dances. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Kandy.

Day 4 : Kandy
Breakfast. Visit the beautiful gardens Botanical Peradenya, located 6 km from Kandy which extend over an area of 60 acres. These gardens are considered among the richest in the world for the variety of ornamental species and spices that host. After continuing for Pinnawela Orphanage, famous for the elephant orphanage who are lost from the wild. Lunch in a restaurant in Pinnawela. In the afternoon return to Kandy and the rest of the afternoon off further visits or shopping. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Kandy.

Day 5 : Kandy – Colombo
Breakfast. Departure to Colombo, on the way visit to a tea plantation. Arrival in Colombo and in the afternoon a short tour of the country's commercial capital.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Colombo.

Day 6 : Colombo - Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for flights to return to the city of origin.

Price includes

Overnights in the selceted Hotels or similar
- Full board basis during the tour (starting from dinner on Day 1 and ending with breakfast on the Day 06 )
- Transport in an air-condition vehicle with a English speaking driver guide during the tour for up to 6 pax.
- Entrance fees as per the program.
- Welcome drinks and wet toweIs in the all hotels
- Tickets for the cultural dance show in Kandy
- SIM card with IDD connection (on request)
- Local taxes and 15% V.A.T.

Price does not include

- Air tickets
- Medical insurance
- Tips
- Compulsory Christmas Eve & New Years Eve supplements.
- Photography permissions
- Spanish speaking national guide
- All that are not mentioned in the cost include