Travel not just to play golf, but more importantly, to celebrate its legacy in Sri Lanka. Tee off with a few nights in Colombo, followed by two nights
each at the Victoria Golf Course and higher altitude Nuwara Eliya course before unwinding on Negomboâ€™s beach promenade.
At the airport you will be greeted by our Jetwing Representative and your Chauffer Guide who will take you into the capital city of Colombo. Once at the comforts of your hotel, relax and recover from any jet lag.
Route : Colombo
Drive : Â½ day city tour
Hotel : Galle Face Hotel
Highlights : Enjoy a city tour of Colombo, Game of Golf
Today, your chauffeur guide will introduce you to some of Colomboâ€™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.
In the afternoon, begin by teeing off on Colomboâ€™s 18-hole golf course, which is over 130 years old, making it the second oldest Royal golf club outside the United Kingdom. Alternatively, if you wish to practice, this is the only course that offers a modern driving range.
Highlights : Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic & City tour of Kandy.
Today you will arrive in the hill capital of Kandy, surrounded by greenery and the great Mahaweli River. Become acquainted with the city of Kandy; pay your respects to the golden-roofed Temple of the Tooth Relic, which houses Sri Lankaâ€™s most sacred relic, a tooth of the Lord Buddha. Admire the delicate hill-country breezes that urge the mist to gently part revealing colorful houses amid Kandyâ€™s forested halo, visit the lively market places, Upper Lake drive and the grandeur of the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. If you wish, late evening witness an array of cultural dance performances.
Retreat to your boutique hotel located in the tranquility of the Victoria Golf and Country Resort which is distinguished by its luxury, privacy, spectacular vistas and fine dining.
Route : Victoria Golf Course & Resort
Hotel : Bougainvillea Retreat
Highlights : Game of Golf
Today, step out to the course and wander down fairways lined by majestic mara rain trees. During your game over this 18-hole course, donâ€™t be surprised if just two or three white egrets swoop across the landscape of the magnificent Knuckles mountain range broken by the placid Victoria reservoir. You will also find the very design of the course quite tricky as at time you will be playing from one hill onto another.
Route : Kandy > Nuwara Eliya
Drive : 3 and half hour train journey
Hotel : Jetwing St. Andrewâ€™s
Highlights : Enjoy an exhilarating train ride, visit a tea plantation and factory & explore the 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 Lankaâ€™s tea growing Region! Visit a tea estate and factory to see how Ceylon tea is made. Afterwards drive around the town to see the same. Often referred to as â€˜Little Englandâ€™, 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. Arrive at your hotel in the hills; a restored Georgian style country mansion, with a contemporary Sri Lankan touch
Route : Nuwara Eliya
Hotel : Jetwing St. Andrewâ€™s
Highlights : Game of Golf
Play a game of 18-hole golf course at the picturesque Nuwara Eliya Golf Club; one of the oldest golf clubs in Asia. Despite being situated just a stoneâ€™s throw from the town, the club still maintains an air of exclusivity, yet a desirable apartness, so that when one enters its gates one is transported to a world that has been left behind by the march of history.
We suggest you break for lunch at the colonial memberâ€™s only Hill Club before returning for an afternoon game.
Route : Nuwara Eliya > Negombo
Drive : 6 hour drive
Hotel : Jetwing Beach
Highlights : Picturesque Drive
Relish the drive past the tea carpeted mountains, along the meandering rivers; pass the rice paddy fields to the modern coastal town of Negombo.
If you have spare time, your chauffeur guide will introduce you to some of Negomboâ€™s curious sites such the Dutch churches, perhaps take a boat ride along the Dutch canals or laze on the golden sands.
Route : Negombo > Airport
Drive : 30 minute drive
Highlights : Departure
As all good things must come to an end, we bid you farewell as our Chauffeur Guide transfers you to the Airport to meet your departure flight home.
Alternatively you could also experience a comfortable cruise via air taxi or helicopter voyage. Enjoy a birdâ€™s eye view of our paradise island as you are whisked away to the international airport in time for your return flight.
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