Photography Tour – 9 Days

Start / End : Colombo | Duration : 9 Days / 8 Nights

Photography Tour – 9 Days

This excursion will keep your camera busy capturing the memorable moments, breathtaking scenery and amazing wildlife you will come across on your journey through this lovely island. This tour includes visits to Temples, Hindu Kovils, the village of Sri Lanka’s Aboriginal tribe, a Cultural Show, safaris and days of relaxation by the beach – an excursion guaranteed to be full of pleasant memories and vivid photographs!

Tour Summary

Duration: 9 Days / 8 Nights

Start / End: Colombo

Available : All year round

Highlights

  • Visit Kandy temple, Cultural Dance
  • Visit Wanniyela Aettho, village Aborigines of Ceylon
  • Visit Horton Plains
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Day 01 Airport – Negombo

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Airport transfer to a beach resort at Negambo. Rest of the day at leisure. “A characteristic fishing town north of Colombo, it is a mere 6 Km from the international airport. Set amid lush groves of coconut palms, it breathes the spirit of the sea. Negombo is a gourmet’s paradise with sea food in plenty. Old world fishing craft like the outrigger canoe and the catamaran bring seer, skipjack, herring and mullet, pomfret & amber jack, while lobster & prawn are caught in the lagoon”

Overnight stay at Negambo

 

Day 02 Wadduwa – Kandy

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After breakfast leave for Kandy. Afternoon city tour and visit the Kandy temple. “The Sacred Tooth Relic is the most venerated object of worship for Buddhists. Its present house, the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Dâlada Mâligâwa) in Kandy, Sri Lanka is a sacred place for Buddhist”

Overnight stay at Kandy.

 

 

Day 03 Kandy

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After breakfast visit the “Aborigines of Ceylon” at Mahiyangana. “Sri Lanka’s indigenous inhabitants, the Veddas or Wanniyela Aettho (‘forest-dwellers’) as they call themselves, preserve a direct line of descent from the island’s original Neolithic community dating from at least 14,000 BC and probably far earlier. Veddhas are generally thought to be the ramnants of the yaksa and naga tribes of Mahavansa times. Uruwarige Wanni Aththo- considered the chief of the tribes”

Overnight stay at Kandy.

 

Day 04 Kandy – Nuwara Eliya

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After breakfast leave for Nuwara Eliya. Visit the Hannuman Kovil and the two popular water falls.

Overnight stay Nuwara Eliya.

 

 

 

 

Day 05 Nuwara Eliya

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Visit Horton Plains after an early breakfast. This is one of the best locations to take Nature related photos. “The rugged mountain route to the plains is a tough drive; but the hauntingly beautiful surroundings & majestic scenery will keep them enthralled throughout the journey. Horton Plains is a highland plateau comprising montane grassland and elfin forest. It is home to a large variety of endemic birds & flora. The full day nature trail covering World’s End, a scenic viewpoint with a dramatic drop & Baker’s Falls”

Overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

 

Day 06 Nuwara Eliya – Yala

yala-photographyWhen you visit Yala National Park you will discover this is the best place to get wild life photoghraphy. “The wild life paradise with a terrain of scrub jungle, with the sea and river as its boundaries is a National Reserve of 126,786 ha. The majestic elephant are the most famous residents at Yala, while the visitor with a sharp eye could spot leopards. The bear could be sighted in the evenings, while hundreds of shy spotted deer roam freely. Visitors can observe the jackals slinking away, monkeys at their pranks chattering away, wild boar and buffalo at their watering holes”

Overnight stay at Yala

 

Day 07 Yala – Bentota

bentota-2-thumbAfter breakfast leave for Bentota. Relax at the beach hotel.

Overnight stay at Bentota.

 

 

 

 

Day 08 Bentota

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Leisure at your resort.

Dinner & overnight stay at Bentota.

 

 

Day 09 Bentota – Airport

Leave to the on time for the flight

  • Accommodation sharing twin on Bed and Breakfast Basis while on tour at mentioned hotels or similar.
  • Air-conditioned private transport
  • English speaking chauffeur-guide
  • Government tax and service charge
  • International airfare
  • Lunch, Dinner & Beverages.
  • Expenses of a personal nature (telephone calls, laundry etc,.)
  • Personal travel and medical insurance
  • Departure airport tax
  • Compulsory Cricket/Peak and any Seasonal supplements at selected hotels.( To be notified by the time of the booking)
  • Entrance fees, Jeep hire costs, Trekker chargers etc at sites and locations as per itinerary.

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