Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 – Arrive and Travel to Kandy
Once you arrive at the Colombo Airport, proceed to the hotel in Kandy. En route, visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Continue the journey to Kandy and visit the temple of world’s largest walking statue. Then, head to Gem museum in Kandy. Afterwards, end the day by watching the Cultural Show. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 – Kandy Sightseeing – Bentota
After breakfast, enjoy a city tour, including arts and craft centre, botanical garden, Gem Museum, Kandy Market and Kandy View point. Afterwards, visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden. Pay a visit to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, one of the holiest places in Sri Lanka. Visit Spice Garden in Matale, which is renowned for its spices. Continue the journey to Bentota. Check in at the hotel in the late afternoon. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure at the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay in Bentota.
Day 3 – Bentota Madu River Cruise, Turtle Hatchery and Water Sports
Take a boat ride on Madu Ganga River, which is an intricate coastal ecosystem of islands and mangroves. There are around 64 islands in the river and lagoon, from a tiny speck housing a deserted shrine to one housing 250 families connected to the mainland with a very long footbridge. Do not forget to pay a visit to Kosgoda, which is famous for its sea turtle conservation project. The project is operated by the Wildlife Protection Society of Sri Lanka. Also, enjoy some water sports at Bentota River.
Day 4 – Bentota – Colombo City Tour and Sightseeing
After the breakfast, proceed to Colombo. Enjoy the city tour and shopping in Colombo. Later, retire for the day and return to the hotel.
Day 5 – Colombo – Departure
After breakfast, if you have time, go on a shopping spree at the House of fashions. Return home with a bunch of beautiful memories