Depart from Delhi to Maldives and Arrive Maldives Pickup from airport and transfer to hotel / resort. Day at leisure for water sport activities (on your own like windsurfing and canoeing. Diving and snorkeling). Overnight stay at hotel / resort in Maldives.
Day at leisure to explore activities in hotel / resort (on your own). Overnight stay at hotel / resort in Maldives.
Day at leisure to explore neighboring islands (on your own with the help of travel desk in hotel /resort). Overnight stay at hotel / resort in Maldives.
Maldives – Colombo – Airport
After early Breakfast, check out from the hotel & transfer to Airport for your next destination to Srilanka. On arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, you will get your first taste of warm Sri Lankan hospitality; Representative from Paintmytrip will Welcome you and transfer to Colombo. Enroute Visit Colombo city tour, The busiest place in Sri Lanka is Colombo, the commercial capital of the country. Colombo is a beautiful city with modern high rise buildings amidst old colonial ones making it a picturesque place. Colombo offers a lot for the tourists including the National Museum and the Zoological Gardens in Dehiwala which are worth a visit. Galle Face Green in Colombo, the favourite hangout spot for locals and tourists alike overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean and surrounded by tall beautiful buildings. Viharamaha Devi Park with tall flowering trees which bloom during April is a quiet serene place in the middle of the busy city. Colombo is also a shopper’s paradise with posh shopping malls and the famous Pettah market. Colombo is rich with shopping malls such as Majestic city, Crescat and Arcade. Dinner from outside restaurant. Overnight stay at Colombo hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out at 9:00 AM Transfer from Colombo to Pinnawela. Visit Pinnawela elephant orphanage. Lunch from outside restaurant.
Pinnawala is situated in the Sabaragamuwa province of Sri Lanka close to Kegalle town. An orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants is located at this village remarkably known as 'Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage'. The orphanage has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world and visited daily by many local and foreign tourists. The main attraction is clearly to observe the elephants bathing and feeding which is quite an experience. The orphanage was launched to provide a lifeline to the orphaned baby elephants and adult elephants lost in the wilderness.
Transfer to Kandy. Overnight stay and dinner at Kandy Hotel
Breakfast at the hotel. Leave at 10:00 AM. Visit Temple of the Tooth, Peradeniya botanical garden, Gem shop, Cultural show, Kandy shopping and city tour.
Kandy the popular charming hill capital of Sri Lanka is surrounded by hills, valleys, rivers, lakes and waterfalls. It is the cultural center of the island and a UNESCO heritage city. The sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined at the Dalada Maligawa, the temple of the tooth. While in Kandy, a visit to the Royal Botanical Gardens is a must where you can see around 4000 species of plants. The arts and crafts center in Kandy, the main Buddhist monasteries Malwatta and Asgiriya Monasteries are places that must be visited. Kandy is a great place for souvenir shopping and to learn about its rich culture and history. Overnight stay and dinner at Kandy hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out at 9:30 AM.
Lunch from outside restaurant.
TURTLE HATCHERY - Where you can see five species of turtles-Green Turtles (Cheloniamydas), Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelysimbricata), Loggerhead Turtle (Carettacaretta), Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelyscoriacea) and Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelysolivacea). The eggs collected by the Villagers and Fishermen are purchased by the Kosgoda Hatchery and kept in sandy pens until they are hatched. The newly hatched ones are kept in seawater tanks and released to the sea in the night. This Hatchery alone has released more than 1,750,000 young turtles to the sea. An endowment by the Hassel lad Estate was responsible for the establishment of this hatchery. Overnight stay and dinner at Bentota hotel
Early Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer from Bentota to airport.