Sri Lanka is a country which is famous for its longest mountainous trails that keeps the wilderness thrill running in your heart, tea estates that lets you walk calmly through the process of how tea is produced, less-traveled beaches where you can let your mind wander endlessly, and above all, the scrumptious seafood cuisines that also offer you the taste of South-Indian spices. So, if you are looking for a vacation away from the reach of technology and hustle-bustle then, Sri Lanka will be a great [pick for you to enjoy the calming solitude of nature.
- Learn how elephants are nursed at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
- Explore the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kandy.
- Watch how tea is produced at tea estates of Nuwara Eliya.
- Visit the calm and scenic beaches of Bentota.
- And enjoy various sports activities in Bentota like surfing, boat ride, etc.
Tour Itinerary - Sri Lanka Tour from Kolkata
Day 1 :Arrival at Kolkata
Kolkata – Arrive at Colombo – Ride to Kandy
Upon your arrival at the Colombo Airport, you will be greeted by our tour representative who will be your guide on your journey through Sri Lanka. First, you will be transferred to Kandy where you will enjoy your first overnight stay. During your journey to Kandy, you will also enjoy a stopover at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is a huge captive breeding ground where wild elephants of Sri Lanka are nursed and nurtured and sometimes, people also volunteer to engage in the activity of nursing these elephants. Apart from seeing an elephant being taken care in different ways, you can also enjoy the shimmering view that this place offers to its visitor.
Afterwards, you will proceed towards Kandy and on reaching there, you will first perform some check-in formalities and later, will be asked to proceed towards your sightseeing tour of Kandy. You will visit places like Tooth Relic Temple – locally pronounced, Sri Dalada Maligawa which is an ancient Buddhist temple where relics of the tooth of Buddha is worshipped, Royal Botanic Garden – a garden which registers about 2 million people annually, is famous for home to about 400 species of flower.
And in the evening, you will be escorted back to your hotel room in Kandy.
Day 2 :Kandy – Road trip to Nuwara Eliya
After breakfast, you will get ready for an amazing road trip through the beautiful green terrains of Sri Lanka. The city of Nuwara Eliya is popularly visited because it has been largely regarded as “Little England” by the world and is home to many post-colonial bungalows. Also famous for its long mountain trekking trails and huge scattered tea estate, Nuwara Eliya will take you through a journey that will remain with you forever.
When you will reach Nuwara Eliya, you will first check-in to your hotel room and later, proceed towards a sightseeing tour of this city. In Nuwara Eliya, you will visit places like Victoria Park – considered a very well-maintained park in all of South Asia and will be good for a quiet walk, Pedro Tea Estate – Sri Lanka has many tea estates but this one, in particular, is popular for taking its visitor on a tour of how Tea is made from the start, Gregory Lake – a beautiful lake where one can row on still water and can also taste various street food dishes lines along the pathways of this lake.
In the evening, you will be taken back to your hotel room in Nuwara Eliya where you will enjoy your sleepover.
Day 3 :Nuwara Eliya – Road trip to Bentota
For your transfer to Bentota, you will be asked to wake up early because you will be covering a long distance today (of about 220 km). There will be a big chance that you will witness the shimmered sunrise from your private vehicle and while driving, you can enjoy quiet contemplation because of the scenic beauty of Sri Lanka.
Bentota is a rather small-town famous for its less-traveled and soothing beaches and also giving the seafood restaurant lining the Indian coastline to its visitor where they can enjoy authentic Sri Lankan delicacies. On reaching Bentota, you will first go through some check-in formalities and later, enjoy a short period to refresh yourself from early-morning traveling in your hotel room.
Later, you will proceed with your Bentota sightseeing tour and during which, you will visit places like Bentota beach – famous for overviewing the hugely stretched Indian ocean and ranges of palm trees lining the beach, Bentota Turtle Hatchery – where you will learn how turtle lay their eggs and how baby turtles come out of those shells, Galapata Vihara – a very popular architectural design which attracts thousands of tourists because of its imposing beauty and a secret underground tunnel that connects various other temples in the area, Diyakawa Sport Centre – where you will enjoy various water sports activities and only a few kilometers away, you will enjoy dinning alongside a beach tasting various Sri Lankan delicacies.
During the night, you will be driven back to your hotel room in Bentota where you have a sleepover.
Day 4 :Bentota – drive back to Colombo
You will be asked to wake up early in the morning because you will enjoy a delightful sunrise experience at Bentota beach. Afterwards, you will enjoy breakfast in your hotel and later, you will proceed towards driving back to Colombo from where this journey started in the first place. On reaching Colombo, you will check-in to your hotel room and enjoy your stay.
Colombo is filled with many tourist places and in the evening, the city is filled with huge fervor as many shop vendors come on the street to open and sell some unique things. So, if you wish to enjoy shopping on the streets then, you can go around checking these evening markets. And, can also enjoy the taste of various street dishes here.
Day 5 :Colombo – Departure for Kolkata
After breakfast, you will be driven to Colombo Airport from where you will board a flight back to Kolkata and with that, our representative will wish you goodbye.
- Round-trip airfare tickets from Kolkata Airport.
- All three meals are included as per Sri Lankan standards.
- VISA assistance will also be included but the fee will be charged from you.
- Tour every major landmark in Sri Lanka.
- Extra charges may be applicable if you choose a different diet plan.
- Extra baggage, camera fees, will also be handled on your own.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.What is the cheapest flight from Kolkata to Sri Lanka?
A. The latest cheapest flight for Sri Lanka from Kolkata costs 11K rupees to 20K rupees. The route is from Netaji S Chandra airport to Colombo Bandaranaike international airport.
Q.What are some cheap flights for Sri Lanka from Kolkata?
A. Sri lankan airlines offer some of the cheapest flight tickets connecting Kolkata to Sri Lanka.
Q.What is the flight time from Kolkata to Colombo?
A. A connecting flight takes 5 hours and 40 minutes to cover which goes either via Delhi or Chennai.
Q.Which is the fastest flight for colombo from Kolkata?
A. Spice jet offers the fastest flight service on this route.
Q.When is the cheapest time to fly to Sri Lanka?
A. The cheapest time to travel or book a flight to Sri Lanka from Kolkata is April 2022.