6 Nights Itinerary Covering: Maldives – Sri Lanka
If paradise is what you seek for vacation, then Maldives fits the category like no other. It’s blessed with natural beauty of powdery silk beaches, azure waters as far as the eye can see, a colorful marine world, watersports, delightful experiences and many more. Adding to the heavenly bliss, there is Sri Lanka. The tear-drop island in the Indian Ocean is equally blessed with beaches, lush hills, Buddhist ruins, adventures, leisure and much more. With our 7 days & 6 nights’ Maldives and Sri Lanka Tour, get ready for excitements, cherished memories and wonderful experiences. Peruse the detailed itinerary for complete information about the tour.
On your arrival at Male airport in Maldives early morning, meet with the tour representative. Get an assisted transfer to your resort by a speedboat. After completion of the check-in formalities at the resort, enjoy a sumptuous breakfast in the resort.
The day is devoid of plans and you can spend at your own leisure. Enjoy the comforts of your resort or go exploring. You have the choice of leisurely stroll on the beach, enjoying a dip in the deep blue waters or just soaking up the bliss of the heavenly setting. Dinner is organized in the resort followed by overnight stay.
Wake up to heavenly views in the island that is paradise on earth itself. Savor the delicious breakfast served at the resort. The day is free of schedules, which you can spend it at your own leisure. Maldives keeps you spellbound throughout your stay. The island archipelago is one of the most beautiful places on earth with a number of exciting views, watersports, and experiences. Go exploring the islands or relax on the islands, every moment will be a memory to cherish. Enjoy a lavish spread of seafood, fruits and amazing dishes served at dinner. Overnight stay in the Maldives.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast. Spend the rest of the day at your own leisure. Relax on the beautiful beach or try out exciting watersports like snorkeling, scuba diving and surfing. The underwater coral reefs and marine life of Maldives is simply and delight to explore, named among the best in the world. Do watch the sunset, it’s a sight you will cherish for a long time. After a well-spent day, get back to your resort for dinner and overnight stay.
After a hearty breakfast, pack your bags and check out of the resort. You will be assisted with a speed boat transfer to the airport. Board the flight to Sri Lanka. On your arrival at the Colombo airport, get assisted for transfer to Kandy. On the way, stop for a visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Settled amid the verdant hills of Kegalle, the orphanage is one of its kind. It is the world's first and only elephant orphanage established to feed, nurse and house young elephants lost or abandoned by their mothers. Watch the baby elephants being fed milk from gigantic feeding bottles or being bathed in the rivers which flow nearby, thereby creating an unforgettable sight and a wonderful experience.
Later, arrive to Kandy. Check –in at the hotel and freshen up. In the late evening, enjoy a cultural show. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kandy.
Start the day with a delicious breakfast, served at the hotel. Later, proceed for sightseeing. The beautiful Kandy city is settled amid lush hills. It serves as the hill capital of Sri Lanka. The UNESCO World Heritage Sites, was the last stronghold of the Sinhala kings. Though centuries have passed, it has retained the aura of grandeur, unaffected by time. Pay a visit to the Tooth Relic of the Buddha. The temple is a cultural sanctuary where numerous legends, folklore and traditions are still kept alive. Later, visit the Royal Botanical Gardens, which displays the world's best collection of orchids. Do take time out to learn about the handicraft industry (mainly focused on items of wood, brass and silver), exquisite silver or gold jewelry and precious gems of many varieties, including the world's best blue and star sapphires. The city’s highlight that you must not miss is Esala Perahera, when a replica of the casket enclosing the Tooth is taken in procession for ten glittering nights in July/August by breathtakingly costumed dances, drummers and approximately 100 elephants.
After an interesting day, return to hotel for overnight stay.
Begin the day with breakfast at hotel, after which you check out and proceed for Colombo. The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo has served as the traditional gateway to the Orient. A charming metropolis, Colombo is an exciting mix of different kinds of cultures, religions and influences of foreign lands. It’s a potpourri of sounds, smells and a profusion of colors of natives as well as traders like the Arabs, Portuguese, Dutch and British who have left behind the imprints. The Colombo City is a unique amalgamation of east and west, past and present, and possesses a unique charm of its own. Explore the high-quality restaurants serving food from all over the world and also some of the best shopping opportunities in Asia. The other places of interest in Colombo include the beautiful Buddhist temples, Hindu temples, mosques, the historic Wolfendhal church, and the famous shopping centers.
Overnight stay in the hotel.
Today is the last day of the tour. After breakfast at the hotel, pack your bags and check out. Get the timely transfer to the airport.