Sight Seeing Tours

Any Golf lovers?

 

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Any Golf lovers?


If you are a Golfing lover, Sri Lanka is the best place to enjoy. We own superior golf courses of international standards. Golf events held in Sri Lanka also become utmost attraction to most of international tourists. True that Sri Lanka is relatively unknown in the field of golf, but what is actually unknown to the world is that it has surprisingly three of the finest 18-hole courses in Asia. Sri Lanka’s relationship with golf began more than 125 years ago, dating back to the colonial times when the British aspired to play golf next to their tea estates in Nuwara Eliya (little England)
Today, these Clubs are sited in Colombo, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya that brings very unique and different feeling indeed. You can experience golf in three different climates, elevations, terrain as well as flora and fauna. The pleasure of this discovery contributes to make this Golf Tour a great experience adding to improvement and flexibility in your play.
It will be undoubtedly an unforgettable golfing adventure amongst the fairways, terrains and greens.

Apart from the golf tournament package which was on offer for the players, several excursions and tours to places such as Nuwara Eliya, Pinnawala, Kandy, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Kitulgala, Horton Plains, Minneriya and Uda Walawe were organized for accompanying families and friends on holiday.


Rathnapura /Udawalawe/Galle


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Rathnapura /Udawalawe /Galle


Leave t for the City of Gems ; Ratnapura. Visit the Gem Museum and a gem mine. (‘Ratna’ means gem and ‘pura’ means city.) Near Ratnapura, you can then visit the Saman Devale, which has inscriptions and an emblem from the time of the Portuguese. Proceed to Uduwalawe to switch to a safari jeep and tour inside the Wildlife Park. See various exotic wildlife such as peacock, elephants and more if you are lucky.

Next, proceed to your hotel in Uduwalawe or Hambantota for dinner and stay overnight. The next morning after breakfast, drive along the coast to your beach hotel or to Colombo, passing the unique stilt fishermen. Next, visit the Galle Fort, Ambalangoda Mask factory and museum. An optional stop can be made at Hikkaduwa to view the corals from a glass-bottomed boat (cost not included). Finally, stop at a turtle hatchery and learn about the conservation projects that are being carried out to save the Sea Turtles.


Galle /Hikkaduwa Day tour


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Galle /Hikkaduwa Day tour


Visit to Ambalangoda where the famed ‘devil masks’ are produced. After visiting one of the workshops, proceed to Hikkaduwa, which is renowned for its varied and colourful coral formations. View these from a glass-bottomed boat.
Drive on to Galle, the Old Portuguese Fort rebuilt by the Dutch. It is one of the best preserved examples of 17th century coastal fortifications that can be found anywhere in the world. Despite being credited as a Dutch structure it was actually the Portuguese who started construction, but they were usurped by the Dutch, who proceeded with the foundation that they inherited. It is today the largest fort created by this Empire in Asia. Galle is also the centre of the ebony wood carvers and handmade laces; visit these workshops in the course of the tour. Tour includes lunch and boat ride at Hikkaduwa.


Pinnawala day tour


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Pinnawala day tour


It was set up in 1975 by the Wildlife Department on a 25- acre coconut property near the Maha Oya. The orphanage was originally founded to afford care and protection to the many orphaned elephants found in the jungle and the ulterior aim of the orphanage is undoubtedly to simulate the natural world. The daily routine is beautifully grown to captivate both foreign and local eye. The elephants are taken to the river twice daily for a bath. All baby elephants under three years are still bottle-fed by mahouts and volunteers. It is as obvious that the orphanage is popular and visited daily by many of foreign guests. The main attraction is clearly to observe the bathing-elephants from the tall river bank as it allows visitors to observe the herd interacting socially, bathing and playing and also at an extra cost, visitors are given the opportunity to go a ride on elephants which will offer a great experience and fun.


Kandy day tour


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Kandy day tour


Are you a lover of water and light? Perhaps they see poetry in the blending of two of nature’s bounties. You will see a shimmering, pulsating painting on the verge of coming alive. Kandy is documenting one of the city’s landmark features, the Kandy Lake, and spent half the day just walking and gazing at this enchanting man-made body of water, absorbing the hustle and bustle of daily life around it. Lovingly nestled in a valley, protected by the hills, dominated by the tree covered lake with the mighty Mahaweli gushing in the background, the city of Kandy is still a focal point of Sri Lankan culture. It was the capital of the Kandyan Kingdom and the centre of governance for the last generation of the country’s kings. Enroute you will visit the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage .The main attraction is clearly to observe the bathing-elephants from the tall river bank as it allows visitors to observe the herd interacting socially, bathing and playing .Next, visit the Dalada Maligawa hundreds of devotees of white who throng to venerate the sacred Tooth Relic of The Buddha. It was rescued from the cremation flames in 543 BC and brought to Sri Lanka in the 4th Century. Continue to visit the Kandyan Arts and Crafts Centre to find craftsmen fashioning brass, silver and lacquer work. The next stop is at the Royal Botanical Gardens. See its magnificent Orchid House and the grove of splendid trees, all planted by eminent world figures. Return to Colombo by evening. Tour includes entrance fees to the Botanical Gardens, Dalada Maligawa and Pinnawela.