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WT-SA03:12 Days Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Chennai - Colombo - Negombo - Sigiriya - Kandy - Galle - Colombo
  • Day
    1
    Arrival in Chennai

    Welcome to Chennai! You will be greeted by our guide at the airport. Then a comfortable transfer will take you to the hotel in downtown. After a short break, we will start off the journey to the Government Museum exhibiting fantastic Roman artistic works. We will have a special visit of the highlights, Bronze and National Galleries, inside to admire elaborate carvings and statues. After that, you will pass by the bustling Flower and Fruit Market by our vehicle. Next we will proceed to the scarlet High Court and then tour around the Fort Museum. Later you will be led to Marina Beach and take pictures of the nearby Santhome Cathedral. At the end of the day, we will conclude our tour with a visit to the Snake Park.

    Meals: No meals, advice freely available
    Accommodation: Park Hotel (5 stars)

  • Day
    2
    Chennai - Mahabalipuram

    After breakfast, we will take a private ride to Mahabalipuram. En route, alight at Kanchipuram to sight-see some relics of ancient temples, such as Ekambareswarar, Kailasanathar, Sri Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy. Then, continue our drive to Mahabalipuram and get lodged a hotel upon arrival.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Chariot Beach Resort (4 stars)

  • Day
    3
    Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry

    This morning, we will set out for an exploration of cave temples and Mandapams cuts in rocks along the coast of Mahabalipuram, which are World Heritage Sites recognized by UNESCO. After that, our Chennai to Sri Lanka package extends to Pondicherry. You will be transferred there by our vehicle and check in a local hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Accord (5 stars)

  • Day
    4
    Pondicherry

    As a colony of France once, Pondicherry is characterized by graceful French colonial-style buildings along the boulevards. With the company of our guide, you will take a leisurely wander of the French Quarter there. As well, you are able to view some traditional Indian buildings strolling around the Indian Quarter.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Accord (5 stars)

  • Day
    5
    Pondicherry - Chennai - Colombo - Negombo

    Check out the hotel and then you will take a private transfer to Chennai Airport for your onward flight to Colombo, Sri Lanka. Our local driver guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to check in a hotel in Negombo. After settling in, you may spend the rest of the day exploring this coastal city by yourself.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Jetwing Sea Hotel (4 stars)

  • Day
    6
    Negombo - Dambulla - Sigiriya

    You can wake up early to visit Negombo Fish Market, and then visit Lellama Fishing Village and the Dutch Cannel. Later, we will continue our Sri Lanka tour from Chennai to Sigiriya by a road trip towards the country's rich Cultural Triangle (approximately 4.5 hours). Once in Dambulla, you will visit the famous Dambulla Cave Temple, home to many magnificent Buddha images and rock painting. Take your time to visit all 5 caves. We continue driving to Sigiriya and check in at the hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Amaara Forest Hotel (4 stars)

  • Day
    7
    Sigiriya

    Today's Sri Lanka tour from India starts with a visit to the 5th century Rock Fortress, the historical relics in Sigiriya. We will see the Lion Rock as well as the world renowned frescoes of the 'Heavenly Maidens' of Sigiriya. Later today, we will pay a visit to a local school to interact with the friendly Sri Lankan children. As you may be tired, a good Foot Massage (approximately 30 minutes) can be a good turn on. Return to your hotel and relax.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Amaara Forest Hotel (4 stars)

  • Day
    8
    Sigiriya - Kandy

    After breakfast, a private transfer will take you to Kandy. In the midway, we will stop at a Spice Garden, which could add more fun to your Chennai to Sri Lanka package. Upon arrival in Kandy, you will have a brief city tour and then join the Culture Dance Show (5.00pm - 6.00pm). You will enjoy an evening ceremony at the Temple of Tooth Relics to conclude the day.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Ozo Kandy (4 stars)

  • Day
    9
    Kandy

    Today we will visit Kandy's Three Main Temples: the Lankatilaka, Gadaladeniya and Embekke. If you have spare time, you can have a leisurely walk around the beautiful Kandy Lake. After that, we will transfer you back to your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Ozo Kandy (4 stars)

  • Day
    10
    Kandy - Galle

    Today, your Sri Lanka tour from Chennai extends to Galle by car. En-route we will visit a local tea factory to taste the authentic British black tea and to learn about Sri Lanka tea culture. Upon arrival, we will visit the Galle Dutch Fort and then check in at the hotel for rest.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Amari Galle (5 stars)

  • Day
    11
    Galle - Colombo

    We will transfer you to the train station and board on a train northwards to Colombo City along the coastal route, which is quite scenic and enjoyable. The train journey takes around 3-4 hours. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. Rest of the day is free at leisure.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
    Accommodation: Ozo Colombo (4 stars)

  • Day
    12
    Departure from Colombo

    Your Sri Lanka tour from India finishes today. We will transfer you to Colombo airport for your homeward flight.

    Meals: Breakfast