Departure from Coimbatore International Airport by 0335pm and arrival at Colombo by 0445pm. Then transfer to Colombo. Check in to the hotel.City tour and shopping in Colombo (04 hrs – 40 kms).
Colombo – like many capital cities in developing countries Colombo is fast changing its face. Almost overnight, skyscrapers arise from where old buildings once stood, yet in some parts; the old world charm is retained. A 100-year-old clock tower and several British built, colonial buildings are still to be seen in the city. The Pettah bazaar – where one can shop for bargains, a Hindu and a Buddhist temple, residential areas where you find the stately homes of the affluent, the Colombo museum, the Bandaranaike memorial international conference hall – an outright gift to Sri Lanka from the people’s republic of china, the new parliament in Sri Jayawardenapura and the folk art center are some of the places of interest that one can visit to Visit shopping complexes such as ODEL, HOUSE OF FASHION, MAJESTIC CITY.
After breakfast proceed to Kandy. En route visit to Pinnawela.
Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage – Started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded, the orphanage has grown to be a big family today. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now, including baby elephant brought from various parts, as well as 14 babies born as a result of the captive breeding program. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time when the elephant are taken to the river close by. A unique experience never to be missed.
Lunch at a local restaurant in Pinnawela.On completion return to Colombo.
After breakfast proceed to Bentota. Check in to the hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant in Bentota.
Commence a city tour in Bentota.
Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery – Kosgoda is famous for its turtle hatchery operated by the Wild Life Protection Society of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1981 to protect Sri Lanka’s turtles from extinction. The hatcheries pay fishermen for eggs that they collect at night along the long sandy beach. Visitors are shown the huge tanks filled with new born but lively hatchlings. After being fed the hatchlings are taken to the sea and released when they are 2-4 days old. They are not always released during the safer hours of darkness. Although October to April is the main laying season, some eggs can be found at Kosgoda throughout the year.
Next Enjoying aquatic sports activities at Bentota.
A wide range of water sports, diving and game fishing options to choose from. Qualified PADI diving instructors are available to certify divers from beginners to advance in PADI certification. Sail on the tranquil waters of the Bentota River on our very own catamaran or feel the wind and water on your face as you race away on our jet skis.
Feel the exhilaration as you skip across the water in a “doughnut” behind one of our speed boats or try your skill at wind surfing. Get a group of friends together for an exhilarating ride on the colourful banana boat.
Our range of water sports includes: Water Skiing, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Deep Sea Fishing, Speed Boat Rides, Banana Boat Rides, Wind Surfing, Jet Skiing, Catamaran Rides, Water Doughnut Rides are available.
Day4 : Arrival Kochi
Breakfast, Check – out and Departure transfer to Airport for flight by 01:30 pm and arrival at Coimbatore Airport by 02:35 pm