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Replete with enticing landscape views, this tear-shaped island can be visited in between the months of December and April to experience the charm of its scenic environs. Choose to get on a Sri Lanka 5 day tour with us, and enjoy a sojourn in the midst of its serene beaches and lush forests that may certainly leave you mesmerized. What’s more? Famous among tourists for its seafood, this exotic travel destination is crammed with some of the best restaurants offering you an opportunity to treat your buds to authentic cuisines of the region, and make the most of this amazing trip..
Kandy: A lovely vacation begins
Your arrival at Sri Lanka airport in Colombo is greeted by our representative, who will escort you to the hotel in Kandy. Your journey to Kandy starts with a visit to the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage that lies en route. Watch orphaned, abandoned and injured elephants being taken care of. You can also accompany these giants to a river in proximity, where they bathe and play.
Now, proceed to Kandy – the second largest Sri Lankan city, celebrated for its pristine natural charm. Also, it is the last capital of ancient Sri Lanka and among the seven UNESCO World Heritage sites of the country.
Once you reach Kandy, register yourself at the hotel reception and unwind. Once refreshed, set off for a pleasurable city tour, to enjoy your Kandy honeymoon package. Visit attractions such as The Royal Botanical Gardens, Dalada Maligawa Museum, and the aromatic tea gardens. Walk through the Udawattakele Forest Reserve. Once a pleasure garden of the Kandy kings, the forest reserve is now a wildlife sanctuary. You can also spot several Buddhist meditation hermitages here. Enjoy a leisurely stroll hand in hand at the serene and beautiful Kandy Lake. Temple of the Tooth Relic and Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue are other attractions that you can visit today. After a pleasurable sightseeing day, come back to the hotel for a restful night.
Distance from Colombo to Kandy: 133 km
Travel Time: 3 hours, 30 minutes (approx.)
Nuwara Eliya: A visit to ethereal expanses
Kickstart your day with a nutritious breakfast and check out from the hotel. Today, you will be taken to the destination of living painting – Nuwara Eliya. Its mighty mountains and landscape dotted with beautiful valleys, gushing waterfalls, and aromatic tea plantations make it a breathtaking city. En route, stop by at the famous Ramboda Falls which will add a tinge of romance to your road journey.
Once you reach Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka honeymoon itinerary takes you to the Tea Factory where you get to enjoy a refreshing tea with your partner. This is followed by visits to attractions like Gregory Lake, Strawberry Gardens, The Golf Course, Hakgala Botanical Garden, and Nuwara Eliya Gardens. Visiting such lovely places with your soulmate brings you closer and enhances your honeymooning delight. When the sun sets, head to Seetha Eliya Temple to seek blessings for your marital life. Now, check-in to the hotel where you are transferred. Refresh and hop on to your cozy bed for a soothing sleep.
Tip: Take the much-popular train ride from Nuwara Eliya to Ella
Distance from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya: approx 76 km (approx)
Travel Time: approx 2.5 hours (approx)
Bentota: Transfer to the city of golden beaches
Wake up to a healthy morning meal and checkout from the hotel. Today, you will be taken to Bentota- a resort town, dotted with everything that fascinates love birds like you. Once you reach Bentota, check-in to the hotel and wash out the journey fatigue.
Now, head to one of the beautiful beaches to soak in the sun and have some splashing fun in the water. If you love adventure, take up some water sports together such as windsurfing, wakeboarding, snorkeling, wave surfing, sea diving, water skiing, banana ride, and jet-skiing.
Once you have enjoyed water fun to the fullest, set off on a city tour as per this Sri Lankan honeymoon. Delight in a romantic boat ride along the Madhu River and cross several mangroves rich islets. Stopover at the Turtle Hatchery, where turtle hatchlings are cared for and released into the sea when they turn 2-4 days old. After a happening day, come back to the hotel and snuggle the night away.
Optional: Water sports (charges extra)
Distance from Kandy to Bentota: approx 178.5 km (approx)
Travel time: approx 3.5 hours
Colombo: The capital city of Sri Lanka welcomes you
A lovely breakfast marks the beginning of your day, followed by a check-out process. Now, you will be taken to Colombo for an intriguing bout of sightseeing. On arrival in Colombo, complete registration formalities at the hotel reception, check in and unwind for a while. Later in the day, be prepared to explore its myriad edifices that exude various architectural styles such as British, Portuguese, Dutch, Hindu, Islamic, Buddhist, Indian, and Contemporary.
In addition to these structures, visit attractions like National Museum, Old Parliament Building, Independence Square, and Twin World Trade Center towers. Other unmissable places include Viharamahadevi Park, Galle Face Green, Fort district, and various religious places.
Once this fascinating sightseeing tour of your Sri Lanka honeymoon package from India completes, you can buy home souvenirs as mementos of your love trip. You can enjoy shopping at House of Fashion, Noritake, Majestic City, and Odel. After such a wonderful day, come back to the hotel for a refreshing sleep.
Distance from Bentota to Colombo: 87 km (approx )
Travel time: approx 1 hour, 40 minutes (approx )
Colombo: Farewell greetings from Colombo
Enjoy a hearty breakfast together and checkout from the hotel as your Sri Lanka honeymoon trip culminates today. Go shopping if you have missed buying gifts for any of your loved ones. Get transferred to Colombo International Airport and board your flight back home.
- Accommodation as mentioned above
- Airport transfers
- Assistance at the Airport
- Double sharing Accommodation
- Sightseeing & city tour
- Transfers on private basis in an A/C vehicle English speaking chauffeur guide
- All related government taxes
- Free Mobile SIM card on arrival
- 5%Discount voucher for shopping at ODEL
- Lunch and Dinner
- Entry tickets, if any
- Personal and incidental expenses
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions
Boating and beach activities in Bentota, checking out historical structures in Colombo, temples and wildlife parks are some great experiences every tourist should collect while holidaying in Sri Lanka with family.
The best time to visit Nuwara Eliya is from February to April. However, rest of the year experiences average climate where the temperatures shoot as high as 31 degrees Celsius.
Newlyweds should take time to enjoy attractions like the Temple Kande Viharaya, a safari trip on River Bentota, and Brief Gardens during their honeymoon in Sri Lanka.
ou can try dishes like Paruppu (dhal curry), Fish ambul thiyal (sour fish curry), Polos (green jackfruit curry), Pol Sambol (coconut relish) ,Lamprais (meat, rice and sambal chili sauce, wrapped into a banana leaf packet and steamed), and wood apple.
The best time to visit Sri Lanka is between January and March. It is a fantastic time to travel across the whole country,as Sri Lanka is generally basking in sunshine and relatively dry all over throughout these months.
The climate is tropical and warm, due to the moderating effects of ocean winds. Mean temperatures range from 17 °C in the central highlands, where frost may occur for several days in the winter, to a maximum of 33 °C in other low-altitude areas.
Yes. Opting for a Sri Lanka sightseeing tour is safe. However, it’s always recommended to be a little cautious when you visit a new place.