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The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!

Kandy, the Hill Country, and eastern Sri Lanka with its tropical landscapes, and some of our best beaches and off-the-beaten-track places, are the main attractions of this amazing tour.
No of Nights - 9
Meal Plan - Bed & Breakfirst
Day 1
Arrival-Pick up | Colombo
On arrival you will be taken to a Hotel in Colombo for your first night stay.
Overnight Accommodation - Cinnamon Lakeside or similar
Day 2
Colombo | Kandy
Today morning you may proceed to Kandy. En-route visit the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden and evening witness the Kandy Esala Perehara.
Overnight Accommodation - Mahaweli Reach Hotel or similar
Day 3
Kandy
Today you may witness another parade of the our legendary Kandy Esala Perehara.
Overnight Accommodation - Mahaweli Reach Hotel or similar
Day 4
Kandy | Kalkudah & Pasikudah
Today morning you will have an early Breakfast and begin your journey towards the Eastern part of Sri Lanka. Passikudha here we come!!!
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar
Day 5
Kalkudah & Pasikudah
Sun, sea and sand! Enjoy a lovely breakfast overlooking the Indian Ocean. Relax by the pool.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar
Day 6
Kalkudah & Pasikudah | Batticaloa
Today morning after Breakfast you may proceed to visit the exciting places in Batticaloa.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar
Day 7
Kalkudah & Pasikudah
The beach is just 10 minute’s walk from your hotel, and we recommend lunch at Roys beachside restaurant.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar
Day 8
Kalkudah & Pasikudah
Water sports arranged from the hotel, followed by a cocktail of your choice and seafood dinner.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar
Day 9
Kalkudah & Pasikudah | Negombo
Return to Negombo for your last Beach stay in Sri Lanka.
Overnight Accommodation - Jetwing Blue or similar
Day 10
Negombo | Departure
Today morning depart to the Airport from Negombo

Includes & Highlights

Experience the Kandy Esala Perahera, Temple of the tooth.
visit the Royal Botanical gardens
Enjoy Sun, sea and sand
Experience local life styles
Iternery

Day 1

Arrival-Pick up | Colombo
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
You will be met by your driver guide at the airport and transfer to Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo for your first night’s stay in a superior city-view room.
Overnight Accommodation - Cinnamon Lakeside or similar

Day 2

Colombo | Kandy
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
Today morning you may proceed to Kandy. En-route visit the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden and evening witness the Kandy Esala Perehara. This last bastion of Sri Lanka’s last Sinhala king, Kandy is now our second city. Surrounded by lush landscapes and tea plantations, tucked into a verdant valley fringed bymountains, Kandy is one of Sri Lanka’s eight UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Esala Perehara pageant is a spectacular parade of brilliantly caparisoned elephants, drummers, traditional dancers, fire jugglers and more, all to the sound of traditional drums and accompaniments. Lasting for five days, the Esala Perahara comprises the Kumbal Perahera, which is dedicated to the four guardian Hindu gods, Natha, Vishnu, Katharagamaand Pattini, and then the Randoli Perahera, when palanquins are added for colour and glamour. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Overnight Accommodation - Mahaweli Reach Hotel or similar

Day 3

Kandy
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
Today you may witness another parade of the our legendary Kandy Esala Perehara.
Overnight Accommodation - Mahaweli Reach Hotel or similar

Day 4

Kandy | Kalkudah & Pasikudah
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
An early breakfast before heading east, a journey of four hours to reach Passikudha, renowned for one of the longest stretches of coastal shallows in the world, where you can walk out to sea for several kilometers. Check in at the hotel and relax after the journey from Kandy. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar

Day 5

Kalkudah & Pasikudah
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
Sun, sea and sand! Enjoy a lovely breakfast overlooking the Indian Ocean. Relax by the pool. Enjoy! Relax under the Sun or simply read a book by the pool with a fresh king coconut drink.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar

Day 6

Kalkudah & Pasikudah | Batticaloa
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
After breakfast, leave for the 30-minute drive to Batticaloa, a pretty island city surrounded by a languorous lagoon and known locally as ‘the land of the singing fish’. Visit the Dutch Fort: Known as the old Dutch Fort, it was actually was built by the Portuguese in 1628, and captured by the Dutch 10 years later. Its square structure with four bastions is bordered on two sides by the lagoon, and was used by British from 1745. Watch prawn fishermen in action: You can even try your hand at catching some yourself, and if successful, the hotel chef will be happy to add them to your lunch! Lunch at Hotel East Lagoon. Visit the city and see the local life: A leisurely stroll to take in the sights, including local markets that sell fish, meat, fruit and vegetables produced by the local farmers. Return to Passikudha for your barbecue on the beach. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar

Day 7

Kalkudah & Pasikudah
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
The beach is just 10 minute’s walk from your hotel, and we recommend lunch at Roys beachside restaurant, in particular the crab curry, beef poriyal, dhal curry and mouthwatering authentic Batti food. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar

Day 8

Kalkudah & Pasikudah
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
Water sports arranged from the hotel, followed by a cocktail of your choice and seafood dinner. overnight stay at the hotel.
Overnight Accommodation - Uga bay or similar

Day 9

Kalkudah & Pasikudah | Negombo
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
Return to Negombo for your last Beach stay in Sri Lanka.
Overnight Accommodation - Jetwing Blue or similar

Day 10

Negombo | Departure
The Best In The East with Kandy Esala Perehara!!!
Today morning depart to the Airport from Negombo
Includes & Excludes

Inclusions

  • Transfer in an A/C car with an English speaking chauffeur guide.(Including pick up and drop off at the air port)
  • Mineral water throughout the tour
  • Free mobile sim card
  • Warm welcome by Pledge Holidays representative at the airport.
  • Upon arrival fresh towels and a complimentary snack box will be provided.

Exclusions

  • International flights and Domestic flights.
  • On arrival visa fee ( check our section Travel guide for the related country fee)
  • Tips and personal expenses

Condititions

All reservations subject to availability at time of booking
- Quote is subject to availability of rooms, tax increases, price fluctuations and any peak season supplements.
- The cost is based on cash basis. For any other method of settlement whether it be cheques, drafts, credit cards or debit cards we will entail a service charge.
- For cancellations within 30 days before the date of arrival 100% of the holiday program will be charged.
- The standard check in time in Sri Lanka is 14:00 hours and standard check out time is 11:00 hours
- All drive times are approximate and are subject to change
Hotels
Cinnamon Lakeside

Colombo

Cinnamon Lakeside

Ranked the Best Five Star City Hotel by Sri Lanka Tourism twice over, Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo is the epitome of indulgence and elegance. Considered as one of the leading hotels in Colombo, this luxury hotel overlooks the tranquil Beira Lake and offers rooms that have been completely refurbished.

Mahaweli Reach Hotel

Kandy

Mahaweli Reach Hotel

Overlooking the Mahaweli Ganga river, this upscale hotel lies 5 km from Temple of the Tooth, 8 km from Kandy Lake and 12 km from Royal Botanical Gardens.

Uga bay

Kalkudah & Pasikudah

Uga bay

Uga Bay is one of the finest Sri Lankan vacation options available: an elegant luxury beach resort hotel owned by Uga Escapes with an outstanding reputation for comfort, cuisine, genuine hospitality and tropical-paradise charm.

Jetwing Blue

Negombo

Jetwing Blue

Welcome to Jetwing Blue, Negombo, a stylish beach hotel which redefines the ultimate beach holiday experience. Warm Sri Lankan hospitality combined with contemporary comforts and excellent service is yours to enjoy as you enter this world of secluded bliss.

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