Green Fairways and Golf Break (09 Days)
Sri Lanka though a renowned leisure destination for its mesmeric hill country, exquisite beaches, and fascinating cultural attraction of ancient cities and shrines is not a destination that readily comes to mind for a golfing holiday. If you look up the Sri Lanka Map you will learn to your delightful surprise that you can easily fit in three fabulous golf courses of all Asia located at three elevations.
2 Days in Colombo
After arrival at the Colombo Airport, you will be picked up from the Airport by your Chauffeur Guide from Lakpura. After the introductions, you will be escorted by air-conditioned private vehicle to your hotel in Colombo. (Travel Time: 50 to 600 mins)
Experience the colorful lights and bright life of Colombo, the capital City of Sri Lanka. Visit historic monuments such as the Old Lighthouse, the Old Parliament, Galle Face Hotel, Galle Face Green, Gangarama Temple, the National Museum and more. Enjoy the malls of Independence Square or the Race Course. Visit boutique shops and designer stores.
Next day morning Enjoy playing golf at the second oldest golf club outside the United Kingdom, the Royal Golf Club Colombo. Relax and unwind with a nice swing on the greens of this 18 hole golf course. Let your kids attend the Junior Golf Development Program or hone your skills at the practice facilities. Visit the newly refurbished Pro Shop for all your golfing needs.
3 Days in Kandy
During your time in Kandy, you can engage in the following activities.
Visit the Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF) is a family run non-government organization (NGO) dedicated to improving the welfare of domestic elephants throughout Sri Lanka.
Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic.
The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
Experience the glorious Sri Lankan Cultural Dance show.
The Kandy Cultural Show gives an opportunity to experience some of the traditions of Sri Lanka. Enjoy this hour long extravaganza as some of the most popular art forms of the island take to the stage. Get wowed by fire dancers and sword dancers. Watch the colorful Kandyan dancers take to the air to the thrumming primal beat of the drums.
Visit The Victoria Golf and Country Resort has a testing course which has regularly been voted as among the most beautiful in Asia.
Golf at this award winning 18 hole golf course designed by Donald Steele. A 73 par course which has some of the toughest holes in Sri Lanka. Relax and spend your holiday at this International Golf Resort which includes a practice range and practice putting green for golfers of all levels. Get equipped at the Pro-Shop on site. Try any of the other sports facilities, such as swimming, tennis, croquet, fishing and etc, which are also available at the resort.
2 Days in Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya is set in the heart of tea-country is a beautiful town where the British succeeded in creating a replica of the English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, a famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 6,200 feet above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – a serene retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city life.
Spend the day golfing at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club.
Challenge yourself with this 18 hole golf course filled with uphills, downhills and water hazards.This par 71 and 6075 yard course was created by a Scottish Highlander in 1889. Relax and enjoy your golfing experience at ease as you stay at the club itself. Enjoy watching some of the famous golf tournaments that take place at the Nuwara Eliya Golf Club. Shop for all your necessities at the Pro Shop.
1 Day in Negombo
After breakfast at the hotel check out and proceed to Negombo and check into the hotel for relaxation. (Travel Time – 3 to 4 hrs)
Enjoy the sun on the sandy beaches of Negombo on the Western Coast of Sri Lanka. Watch the flourishing fish industry, which is a centuries-old tradition. Ride an adrenaline high with some fun water sports. Enjoy the corals and underwater life while diving. See the 50-year-old ship-wreck just off the coast, where many varieties of fish make their home.
After the breakfast at the hotel check out and proceed to airport after spending a memorable time in this island.
As featured on:
- Transport in a Private Vehicle, Fuel, Parking & Highway tolls.
- Service of English-Speaking Chauffeur Guide.
- All prevailing taxes and service charges.
- 2 x 500ml Water Bottles per Person per Day.
- Hotel Accommodation and Meals.
- Entrance fees to the respective sites.
- Chauffeur Guide's Accommodation.
- Expenses of personal nature.
- Visa and Related Expenses.
- Tips & Portages.
- 1 x 1 Litre water bottle per person per day.
- 1 x Local SIM card per room.