Giritale Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SRI LANKA 324

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Day 1: Colombo - Giritale

Welcome to Sri Lanka and the start of your holiday! Arrive Colombo airport and our local team await to transfer you to your hotel in Giritale.

Day 2: Giritale

This morning drive to Sigiriya to visit the elevated and mysterious 5th century fortress ruins of King Kasyapa, where you view the stunning frescoes. After, visit to Polonnaruwa, which features 12th-century stone sculptures, an old irrigation system with huge tanks, and the Gal Vihara – comprising of three enormous Buddha figures - one reclining (it’s 44 ft/13 m long), one standing and one sitting and much more.

Day 3: Giritale - Kandy

This morning you set off on a visit to the impressive Dambulla Rock Temple. Dambulla is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is the most impressive of Sri Lanka’s cave temples. Leaving Dambulla, the final stop of the day is Matale to see a spice garden en route to Kandy. Late evening you will get to visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic and thereafter enjoy a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dancing.

Day 4: Kandy - Colombo

Today we visit the elephant orphanage in Pinnawela. This orphanage is the home for about 60 elephants, out of which some are baby elephants found abandoned or orphaned in the wild. Afterwards we go to the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. Back in Kandy, a scenic lakeside town, visit the lake, bazaar, gem museum and lapidary. After, we drive to Wattala (Colombo) for your night stay.

Day 5: Colombo - The Maldives

Morning transfer for your flight to Male in the gorgeous Maldives. (Flight to be arranged by your travel agent) Arriving in Male our rep will assist you to catch the resorts Speedboat to check into your tropical island getaway.

Days 6-9: The Maldives

Enjoy the next days at your leisure enjoying the sun, sand and sea.

Day 10: The Maldives

Sadly your voyage comes to an end, return to Male the same way you came (Speedboat) Arriving into Male, proceed to departures for your flight home.

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