Distance from Colombo 180 km
Stay in the heart of tea û country, this beautiful town is where the British succeeded in creating an english countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to queen anne. Will û kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful Parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 1,890 meters above sea leval, the Air is cool and fresh a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of Colombo. Close to Nuwara eliya is Horton plains, sri lanka's highest and most isolated plateau. Nature Lovers will revel in this wide, patna û grass covered plain, the haunt of many wild,yet Harmless, animals and the home of many species of birds. bridle paths will take you to The precipice known as world's end a sheer drop of 1,050 meters. acres and acres of tea With its lush green foliage extend miles across the hills, and no visit to the hill country is Complete without a visit to a tea estate, and the chance to purchase some of the world's Finest flavored tea.
Distance from Colombo 116 km
Sri Lankan's hill capital is, perhaps,its most beautiful town. it is 488 meters above sea level, and next to Colombo, kandy is Sri Lankan's most visited place. the focal point of the town is the golden-roffed dalada maligawa, where the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha is enshrined. the highlight of the year is the esala perahara, when a replica of the relic casket is taken in procession, accompanied by exotically costumed dancers, drummers and some 100 elephants on ten glittering nights in july/august. there are numerous shrines and temples in the around kandy, where you will see rare paintings, frescoes, and stone carvings. donÆt miss the paradeniya gardens, with an amazing variety of trees, plants and flowers. kandy is an exiting place for shopping, with souvenirs in wood copper, silver, brass, ebony, and bronze. ceramics, lacquer work, handlooms, batiks, jewellery and rush and reed-ware can also be purchased.
Distance from Colombo international airport 31 km
Colombo is a fascinating city, not only for its comfortable blendof east and west, But also for its cosy mixture of past and present. It is the commercial capital of the Country. Attractions a Buddhist temple, hindu temples, churches the old parliament Building, the zoo, museums, and art galleries.
A visit to the royal botanical paradeniya near kandy. Hakgala gardens near nuwara eliya And botanical gardens gampaha will pay rich dividends. To the botanist, this is indeed a land of plenty. The diversified climate allows for the growth of topical as well as sub û Tropical trees. The lexurient undergrowth and tall majestic
the tea sector sri lanka has always been a vital component of her economy. It is also the country Æs largest employer providing employment both directly and indirectly to over one million people. It also contributes a significant amount to government revenue and to the gross domestic product. Ceylon tea from sri lanka, acclaimed as the best tea in the world has its inherent unique Characteristics and reputation running through more than a century. The infiuence of Climatic conditions of its plantation imparts to the product a variety of flavors and aromas, Synonymous with quality.
the pinnawala elephant orphanage is situated northwest of the town of kegalle, half way between the present capital Colombo and the ancient royal residence kandy in the hills of central sri lanka. it was established in 1975 by the sri lanka wildlife department in a 25 acre coconut property near the maha oya river. the orphanage was originally founded in order to afford care and protection to the many orphaned elephants found in the jungle. as of 2003,there were 65 elephants. In 1978 the orphanage was taken over by the national zoological gardens from the Department of wildlife and a captive breeding program was launched in 1982. since Then over twenty elephants have been born. The aim of the orphanage is to simulate The natural world. However, there are some exceptions: the elephants are taken to The river twice daily for a bath, and all the babies under three years of age are still Bottle fed by the mahouts and volunteers. Each animal is also given around 76 kg of Green matter a day and around 2 kg from a food bag containing rice bran and maize. They get access to water twice a day, from the rivar, which they are much fond of.
Distance from Colombo 37 km
a characteristic fishing town 6 km from the international airport, negombo has a fascinating and picturesque beachfront. The town has several buildings dating back to the dutch and Portuguese colonial days. The lagoon is famous for its harvest of lobsters, crabs and prawns and fish auctions on the beach that are worth a look.
For the family package children below 5 years for free baby sitting and art craft class are available for kids for free