Romance in Sri Lanka
Fr USD 499per person
This 2017, romance with your partner in Sri Lanka.
What better way to romance than going on a holiday? February, the month of romance is an ideal opportunity to tell your partner how much you mean to him/her. This package is designed to celebrate your love in this beautiful island country. The stay and the experience would provide a great opportunity for two soul mates to spend some relaxed, quality time with each other.
Estimated Distance325 Kms
Estimated Footprint30 Kg CO2e
IncludeIncludes BreakfastEnglish Speaking DriverAirport TransfersGround TransfersFuel, Tolls & Road TaxesDriver’s AccomodationDriver’s Meals
Not IncludedLunch & DinnerEntrance Charges at SightsInternational AirfaresAirport TaxesTravel InsuranceEarly Check In ChargesPersonal ExpensesTips & Other ExpensesGovernment & Service Taxes
Day 01 Negombo
On arrival at Negombo International Airport, be greeted by your chauffeur who will drive you straight to your hotel.
With the Indian Ocean glistening in the horizon, basking in the sun has never been so inviting. Lie by the swimming pool and capture a great sunset or just dip into the Ocean. The golden sandy beach of Negombo is a perfect place to unwind and to treat yourself. Enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner. Retire for the night to start early the next day.
Negombo – Hotel (1 hour drive)
Day 02 Colombo City
This would be your day to explore Colombo. Visit the Gangaramaya temple. The Gangarama Vihara is one of the most visited venerable temples in the country, decorated with wonderful brass work, stone carvings, and other Buddhist art. Also a place of learning, it houses a museum, complete with residential hall. For the uninitiated, this could be an introduction to Buddhism.
Visit the Beira lake. You can rent duck paddle boats to go around the lake.
After that head to the Old Dutch Hospital for lunch. This is one of the oldest buildings in the
Colombo Fort area, dating back to the Dutch colonial era (ca. 1681). Today it houses nice restaurants and cafes, and cool shops you must check out.
Colombo City walk - Go on a personalized city walk through the city of Colombo in the evening, where you can experience first-hand the borrowed words from the Portuguese to the amazing architecture the Dutch/English left behind, see the vision and love the Englishman had for this land - all while learning and experiencing what being "Sri Lankan" is all about. Lasting 3 - 4 hours and are conducted in the evening-time allowing the body to battle the humidity levels and experience the wind-down time of island culture.
Head back to your hotel and relax
Day 03 Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
After breakfast, get ready to step out. Your driver will drive you to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Elephants, the largest land animals on the planet, are among the most exuberantly expressive of creatures. Joy, anger, grief, compassion, love; the finest emotions reside within these hulking masses.
Pinnawala is notable for having the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 88 elephants, including 37 males and 51 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala. Have lunch first and then head to watch elephants taking a bath, baby elephants and adults being fed at fixed timings. After the visit, head back to the hotel for your overnight stay.
Colombo – Pinnawala – (2.5 to 3 hours drive)
Day 04 Colombo
No romance is complete without a massage. Relax the last day of your holiday and let the therapists take care of you!
Check out by noon and head to the airport.
Hotel – Airport – 1 hour
Your trail on map!
- Hotels are subject to be change according to the availability, but same star category of hotels shall be provided
- The rates are subject to change in the event government changes the tax policy
- Optional excursions and add-on services can be provided at additional cost
- The official check-in time at all hotels will be 1400 hrs & check-out time at 1200 hrs
- Early check- in / late check-out subject to availability from hotel and additional charges may be applicable
- Travel timing is approximate. Road Conditions, Traffic, etc need to be factored in