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Day 6

routeRoute :  Kandy > Nuwara Eliya

DriveDrive :  Approx: 3 and half hour train Journey

HotelHotel :  Grand Hotel | Jetwing St. Andrews | Heritance Tea Factory

HighlightsHighlights :  Exhilarating train ride, visit a tea plantation and factory & explore Nuwara Eliya town.


Hop on board the morning TRAIN and journey through the Tea Carpets of Ceylon to Nanu Oya. The slow descend through the tea fields and hill country side with its winding tracks and misty panoramas, offers an unmatched perspective and wonderful experience.

Welcome to Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka’s tea growing Region! Visit a tea estate and factory to see how Ceylon tea is made. Observe the process of making raw black tea, grading tea, coloring and firing tea leaves to arrive at the finished product!

Afterwards drive around the town to see the same. Often referred to as ‘Little England’, this genteel highland community does have a rose-tinted, vaguely British-country-village feel to it, with its colonial-era bungalows, Tudor-style hotels, well-tended hedgerows and pretty gardens. Do also indulge in a guided stroll of the town; pass the 18-hole golf course, the colonial members only Hill Club and English styled country homes.


Day 7

routeRoute :  Nuwara Eliya > Colombo

DriveDrive :  Approx.: 6 hour drive

HotelHotel :  Jetwing Colombo 07 | Galle Face Hotel | Ozo Colombo

HighlightsHighlights :  City tour of Colombo


This morning, leisurely leave for the commercial capital Colombo for your latter night. Once in Colombo, your chauffeur guide will introduce you to some of Colombo’s curious sites such as the vibrant markets of Pettah, old city of Fort, the Hindu Temple at Sea Street and the Dutch Church at Wolfendal or alternatively to indulge in some shopping.


Day 8

routeRoute :  Colombo / Airport > Male

DriveDrive :  Approx: 1 hour drive to Colombo Airport, 3 hour boat ride for Night safari

HotelHotel :  Bandos Island | Fun Island Resort and Spa | Hotel Ocean Vista/Sheraton Full Moon Resort and Spa | Four Corners Maldives OR a hotel based on your budget preference.

HighlightsHighlights :  Morning departure for the flight to Male, Arrival and transfer to hotel in Male, Sun set and night fishing safari


After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to the airport for your flight to Male. From the Male airport you will be paged by us and will be transferred to the resort via speed boat or by sea plane. Arrive at the resort, check in and spend the afternoon at leisure.

Enjoy the island’s sunset and if you wish you may opt for a night fishing safari by boat. You will be taught or will be given the chance to catch fish to be prepared for dinner. Sit back and relax while the fish is being cooked over a glass of wine.

Retreat to the comforts of your luxurious beach resort in Male for a scrumptious dinner and overnight stay.


Day 9

routeRoute :  Male

DriveDrive :  2 hours boat ride each

HotelHotel :  Bandos Island | Fun Island Resort and Spa | Hotel Ocean Vista/Sheraton Full Moon Resort and Spa | Four Corners Maldives OR a hotel based on your budget preference.

HighlightsHighlights :  Dolphin Cruise, Manta Watching


After an early breakfast at the hotel, enjoy the excitement of watching a host of dolphins leaping from the sea in energetic bounds just a few feet in front of you.

As Maldives is one of the best locations for scuba diving or snorkeling, you may also combine your excitement with the activity of Manta Rays watching.

After an exhilarating day, retreat to the comforts of your luxurious beach resort in Male for a scrumptious dinner and overnight stay.


Day 10

routeRoute :  Male

DriveDrive :  Approx: 90 minutes per reef

HotelHotel :  Bandos Island | Fun Island Resort and Spa | Hotel Ocean Vista/Sheraton Full Moon Resort and Spa | Four Corners Maldives OR a hotel based on your budget preference.

HighlightsHighlights :  Swimming with turtles and Snorkeling | Scuba diving


After breakfast at the hotel, you will be treated with true colors of nature. Renowned for its underwater beauty, be blissful as you enter the underwater city with more than 700 species of multi colored fish and other aqua marine life giving the proud benefit for Maldives to be one of the best snorkeling sites in the world.

If you’re lucky you will get the chance of swimming with turtles or over them which is a life changing experience! After an exciting day, retreat to the comforts of your luxurious beach resort in Male for a scrumptious dinner and overnight stay.


Day 11

routeRoute :  Male > Airport

DriveDrive :  Depends on the resort chosen.

HotelHotel :  Bandos Island / Fun Island Resort and Spa / Hotel Ocean Vista / Sheraton Full Moon Resort and Spa / Four Corners Maldives OR a hotel of your choice and budget

HighlightsHighlights :  Departure to the airport for your flight home


Today you will check-out and proceed to the airport of Male for your flight home along with blissful memories of a truly amazing holiday in Sri Lanka and Maldives!



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