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Duration: 06 Nights
Locations: Colombo, Pinnawala, Sigiriya, Minneriya, Sembuwatta, Kandy
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LK10062100: Sri Lanka Islamic Tour (06 Nights)

Sri Lanka though a renowned leisure destination for its mesmeric hill country, exquisite beaches, and fascinating cultural attraction of ancient cities and shrines is not a destination that readily comes to mind for a golfing holiday. If you look up the Sri Lanka Map you will learn to your delightful surprise that you can easily fit in three fabulous golf courses of all Asia located at three elevations

  • 1 Night in Colombo

    During your time in Colombo, you can engage in the following activities.

    Visit Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque

    The Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, also known as the Red Mosque (not to be confused with the Red Mosque of New Delhi), is one of Colombo’s oldest mosques. The Arabs arrived for the first time in Sri Lanka for trade in the 7th century AD. As olden day Ceylon was a hub for trade and was right in the middle of the spice and silk routes; they maintained a constant presence in Sri Lanka since that time by either migrating or intermarrying with the locals. Most Islamic communities settled in Colombo or Galle where the main ports were located; and to this day their descendants continue their lives in these areas

    Colombo City Tour

    Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores.

    See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation

    3 Nights in Sigiriya

    During your time in Sigiriya, you can engage in the following activities.

    Sigiriya Lion Rock

    Climb the 5th century AD rock fortress, Sigiriya, where the King Kasyapa ruled. Walk through the entrance framed by the paws of a lion that is quite appropriate for its name, ‘ the Lion Rock’. View the beautiful unfading murals that brought Sigiriya its fame. Climb the steep staircase to see the terraced gardens and still-working cisterns. Walk through the tunnels leading to the palace as you get a feel for times long past

    Sigiriya Village Tour

    Hiriwaduna is a little village that retains its authentic traditions and culture. Get a chance to go on an oxen cart ride and experience the world from the view of a village farmer. Have a relaxing catamaran safari through a calm lake. Walk through the golden fields ripe with their harvest of paddy. Watch an enjoyable traditional cooking demonstration that teaches you the basics of Sri Lankan cuisine. Delight your taste buds with a home cooked lunch; made over a wood-fire and served on fragrant lotus leaves placed over woven trays. Enjoy the life of a Sri Lankan villager, just this day

    Minneriya National Park

    This three-hour safari takes you on a ride through the Minneriya National Park. Enjoy the sight of over 150 elephants congregating in one place during the famous Great Elephant Gathering, which happens in the dry season between May to October. In addition to elephants, get a chance to also see many mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in the scrublands, forests and other areas.

    See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation

    See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation

    2 Nights in Kandy

    During your time in Kandy, you can engage in the following activities.

    Visit Grand Mosque Matale

    Sembuwatta Lake

    Sembuwatta Lake is a tourist attraction situated at Elkaduwa in the Matale District of Sri Lanka, adjacent to the Campbell’s Lane Forest Reserve. Sembuwatta Lakeis a man-made lake created from natural spring water. Alongside the lake is a natural swimming pool. Sembuwatta Lake is believed to be 9 m (30 ft) to 12 m (39 ft) deep. Currently the lake belongs to the Elkaduwa Plantations and produces electricity for the nearby villagers

    Visit Meera Makkam Mosque

    Meera Makam Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in Sri Lanka’s hill city Kandy. The land for the mosque was gifted to a Muslim Courtier who served the King of Kandy, Keerthi Sri Rajasinha and was completed in 1864 by a society of Muslims living in the city

    You will jaunt through the lively streets of Kandy with their bright colors, delicious foods and deep history. Explore Kandy’s most important monuments. Try out yummy Sri Lankan street food in stalls. Enjoy watching garland makers ply their trade. Visit a beautiful Hindu Temple. Go on a short but fun three wheeler ride

    Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya

    Visit the famous Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, which were formed in the early 19th century. Walk through the vast area containing over 4000 species of plants. Enjoy the learning more about the orchids, spices and medicinal plants. Wander down avenues shaded by large and rare trees, or bordered by flowering plants. Enjoy seeing the cannonball tree, walking over the wobbly suspension bridge and through the short hedge mazes or even climbing the twisty trees that make wonderful jungle gyms

    See “Hotels” for details on Accommodation

    Departure

    On completion proceed to airport after spending a memorable time in this island.

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  • Tour Includes

    • 06 nights’ Accommodation in hotels as per the above itinerary or hotels of similar standards
    • Meals on Bed and Breakfast basis commencing with breakfast on Day 2 and ending with breakfast on Day 07
    • Private Transport with airport transfers in an Air-Conditioned Car throughout the tour. (2010 and Above Manufactured)
    • Service of an English-Speaking Chauffer Guide
    • All applicable current local taxes, but subject to change at the time of booking

    Tour Excludes

    • Entry Visa Fees, please visit www.eta.gov.lk for more details / submit your individual visa application
    • International / Domestic Airfare
    • Any expenses of personal nature
    • Tips & Portages
    • Cost of Beverages
    • Meals where not specified
    • Entrance fees and other services not mentioned above

     Complimentary

    • 1 x 1 Litre Water Bottle Per Person Per Day
    • 1 Local SIM Card Per Room
SKU: LK94043294