Sri Lanka - Jewel of Indian Ocean! Students get a chance to visit the island country and marvel at the natural beauty of its tranquil beaches, scenic tea plantations, colorful Hindu & Buddhist temples and rich local culture. Students will enjoy and make memories as we visit India's neighbor in the south - Sri Lanka
Welcome to Sri Lanka! After arrival, we head to the mountain capital of Sri Lanka visiting the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on the way. See the elephants frolicking at the nearby river and orphaned baby elephants been bottle fed. Spend the evening within the mesmerizing interiors of Temple of the Tooth Relic followed by a concert showcasing traditional Sri Lankan music and dance. Overnight Stay at Kandy.
Today we take a tour around the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Sri Lanka's arboretum of local and foreign plant species. Later we spend the evening in spiritual contemplation surrounded by the awe inspiring Kandyan architecture of the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Overnight stay at Kandy.
Kandy to Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast we head towards Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka's tea growing centre, situated amidst an endless carpet of tea estates. Visit a tea factory to witness the production of world's beat tea. Spend the evening in Nuwara Eliya, the little England of Sri Lanka, passing the 18-hole golf course, the colonial member's only Hill Club and English styled country homes. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya
Today we travel to the Wildlife Sanctuary of Horton plains, where live the samba and red slender Loris hidden among the mist covered forests. Take a slow and steady hike which also features Baker's waterfall. Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya to Colombo
After breakfast visit the National Zoological Gardens in Dehiwala, where in house elephants perform a dance daily for the pleasure of the visitors. Spend the evening at the Vihara Maha Devi Park in the midst of Colombo, a green sanctuary and an ideal end to a week spent in Nature Trails of Sri Lanka. Overnight stay at Comombo
After breakfast full day Colombo City Tour and later transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport for our return flight to hometown.