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TEST MATCHES 2016 (OPTION-03)

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US$ 3,070.00
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Day 01- Arrival | Negombo – Monday 01st August 2016

Your flight touches down at midnight today. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by your hosts and transferred to your hotel in Negombo. Arriving at your hotel approximately an hour away, check into a delightful accommodation for a restful sleep through the remaining hours of the night.

Heritance Negombo or Jetwing Blue, Negombo (subject to confirmation)

Day 02- Negombo | Bentota – Tuesday 02nd August 2016

You are given the option to sleep-in this morning and enjoy a leisurely late breakfast. After breakfast leave to Galle. Continuing further into the South part of the country, now you arrive at your next destination at the beautiful Hotel in Bentota. There is time for a quick swim in the amazing infinity pool.

Heritance Ahungalla or Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa (subject to confirmation)

Day 03 – Bentota – Wednesday 03rd August 2016

You are given the option to sleep-in this morning and enjoy a leisurely late breakfast. Morning is free to take advantage of the hotel facilities, including the swimming pool and the ocean.

Afternoon engage in a charity programme where we visit a children’s orphanage in south area, where we will spend time with the orphan children.

Heritance Ahungalla or Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa (subject to confirmation)

Day 04 – Galle 02nd Test Match – Thursday 04th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 02nd Test Match # 01, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Heritance Ahungalla or Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa (subject to confirmation)

Day 05 – Galle 02nd Test Match – Friday 05th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 02nd Test Match # 02, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Heritance Ahungalla or Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa (subject to confirmation)

Day 06 – Galle 02nd Test Match – Saturday 06th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 02nd Test Match # 03, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Heritance Ahungalla or Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa (subject to confirmation)

Day 07 – Galle 02nd Test Match – Sunday 07th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 02nd Test Match # 04, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Heritance Ahungalla or Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa (subject to confirmation)

Day 08 – Galle | Kandy – Monday 08th August 2016

Departing in the morning is essential as you have elephants to meet today and they are on a schedule! One of the highlights of your trip is sure to be today’s visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which has to be seen to be believed.

You will not only have a chance to feed a baby elephant but see some of the 100 resident elephants of the orphanage wander down the village street to their bathing area! There is time to enjoy a snack here while watching the elephants enjoy their favourite time of the day – bath time! The orphanage boasts the largest herd of captive elephants in the world in an environment that is as close as possible to their natural habitat. It is an admirable program.

Continuing further into the central part of the country, now you arrive at your next destination at the beautiful Hotel in Kandy. There is time for a quick swim in the amazing infinity pool.

Cinnamon Citadel, Kandy (subject to confirmation)

Day 09 – Kandy – Tuesday 09th August 2016

Early, after Breakfast visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens in Kandy which begins our touring of the city. The orchid house is one of the gardens show pieces with over 300 orchid varieties to see. Continuing your tour you make a stop at the Temple of the Tooth which houses Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relic – a tooth of the Buddha. The golden roofed temple is visited by both locals and tourists bearing flowers and incense daily. It is a genuine place of worship. For anyone interested a gem shop may be visited as Sri Lanka has one of the worlds’ finest collections of precious and semi-precious gems for sale. King Solomon was said to have procured a great ruby for the Queen of Sheba from Ceylon.

Evening witness the Kandy Cultural Dance show.

Cinnamon Citadel, Kandy (subject to confirmation)

Day 10 – Kandy | Sigiriya – Wednesday 10th August 2016

Travel further north central today, still in the center of Sri Lanka. Today you head to the area of Matale which is renowned for its spice gardens. Take a tour through one of the gardens growing cinnamon, cardamom, curry leaves and ginger, just to mention a few. You will be shown how to make some classic dishes but even if you don’t have all the ingredients at home we will be given suggestions on how to adapt the dish to taste authentic. There is also a chance to visit the shop.

Arriving at the resort it is obvious why you are staying here. The picturesque view of the Rock is amazing.

Aliya Resort & Spa, Sigiriya or Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana (subject to confirmation)

Day 11 – Sigiriya – Thurdasy 11th August 2016

Departing after breakfast and arrive in Polonnaruwa today, which was once the capital of Sri Lanka from 11th to the 13th century. The ancient remains consist of a walled inner and outer city, surrounded by monasteries and temples, with palaces, gardens and a manmade lake. There are couple of options of how to spend the afternoon. Either climbing Sigiriya Rock, which is only for anyone looking for a real challenge or taking a tour in a cart pulled by an oxen to the river then a boat across the river and tour in a local village to see village life as it was and still is for many.

Aliya Resort & Spa, Sigiriya or Cinnamon Lodge, Habarana (subject to confirmation)

Day 12 – Sigiriya | Colombo – Friday 12th August 2016

You are heading west to Colombo, Sri Lanka’s commercial capital so you leave the hotel mid-morning. Continuing to Colombo you arrive late afternoon where we check into our beautiful hotel.

Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo (subject to confirmation)

Day 13 – Colombo 03rd Test Match – Saturday 13th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 03rd Test Match # 01, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo (subject to confirmation)

Day 14 – Colombo 03rd Test Match – Sunday 14th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 03rd Test Match # 02, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo (subject to confirmation) Day 15 – Colombo 03rd Test Match – Monday 15th August 2016 After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 03rd Test Match # 03, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo (subject to confirmation)

Day 16 – Colombo 03rd Test Match – Tuesday 16th August 2016

After an early Breakfast at Hotel transfer for the 03rd Test Match # 04, between Sri Lanka and Australia.

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Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo (subject to confirmation)

Day 17 – Colombo | Australia – Wednesday 17th August 2016

You have a chance to sleep in this morning and enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Late morning you board the coach for a sight-seeing tour of the country’s Capital. This port city has a rich colonial heritage with a mix of races, religions and cultures. With its diversities comes understanding and tolerance being one of the stand out features of its people and consequently of the country. Returning to the hotel, your final day use of the hotel facilities, including dinner before you transfer to the airport for an early morning flight out (of the next day).

Your tour has come to an end as you bid farewell to Sri Lanka, taking with you memories of a wonderful two weeks spent in a beautiful part of the world.

Overnight inflight

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16 Nights / 17 Days Tour will cost AUD 3650.00 per person (Twin/Double Sharing).

Single Supplement AUD 1690.00

Above price includes the following:

  • * Accommodation in above mentioned Hotels in the Itinerary or similar.
  • * Daily Breakfast and Dinner at above mentioned Hotels in the Itinerary.
  • * Transport in a luxury coach throughout tour.
  • * All Match tickets for Aussie-Sri Lanka 02nd Test & 03rd Test Matches in air conditioned box, members stand or similar.
  • * Mineral water (2 liters per day per person)
  • * All the government taxes.

Complimentary:

  • •Local SIM card is granted with a credit limit of Rs. 500.00. If additional credit is required, the client can top-up the card at their own expense. Please send us the phone models and passport copies of the client’s 30 days prior to arrival as this is needed to get the Standard, Micro or Nano SIM cards, depending on the phone model.
  • •Welcome with Garlands on arrival at Airport.

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