PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR

For 11 Nights & 12 Days

Day 01 – Anuradhapura

  • Meet and Greet at the Airport
  • Assistance at the airport from our representative
  • Transfer to Anuradhapura.
  • Check in to Hotel and relax
  • Anuradhapura city tour, where you could photograph the historical city of Anuradhapura and the below locations.
    • Sri Maha bohodiya
  • Abhayagiri Daoba
  • Ruvanveliseya Dagoba
  • Samadhi Buddha
  • Tissa Wewa
  • Ratnaprasada
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Overnight Stay in Anuradhapura

Day 02 – Habarana

  • After breakfast at the hotel proceed to Habarana
  • Check in to the hotel and Relax
  • Evening proceed on a safari to the Minneriya National Park where you could see the largest elephant Gathering in Asia and you could spend half a-day at the park photographing these Majestic animals
  • Arrival back at the hotel and relax at the hotel
  • Leisure at the hotel
  • Overnight Stay in Habarana

Day 03 – Habarana

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Take walk in a typical village near Sigiriya to photograph local village life, lakes, paddy fields, farming fields and village vendors. This is near Sigiriya Rock Fortress. We also go to ancient rock monastery of Pidurangala too.
  • Later climb the ancient Sigiriya rock fortress where you could experience the beauty of the place and it’s candy to the eye of an photographer
  • In the afternoon take a Jungle walk/Nature trail in the Habarana to see lakes
  • Enjoy the elephant ride
  • Arrival back and relax at the hotel

Overnight stay in Habarana

Day 04 – Kandy

  • Visit another UNESCO World Heritage site of Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Transfer to Kandy.
  • Visit Spice Garden at Matale.
  • Evening visit Temple of Tooth relic in Kandy.
  • Check in to the Hotel
  • Visit Cultural dance in the evening.

Day 05 –  Nuwara Eliya

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Get on board the scenic train  Kandy to Nanu Oya at 8.30 AM. This is a very scenic train route where you could photograph the moving locomotive through tea plantation, villages and forests. The railway line was built by British’s during their colonial days to transport tea harvest to Colombo Port
  • You will be met by our representative in Nanu oya train station and transfer to Nuwara Eliya.
  • Overnight Stay in Nuwara Eliya

Day 06 – Nuwaraeliya

  • Leave to Horton Plains National Park at 5 AM with a picnic breakfast –Horton Plains is a very important bio diversity hot spot in Sri Lanka which is very scenic and is vast grassy plains surrounded by a thick sub montane forest (Cloud forest). Horton Plains is also home for scenic Baker’s waterfall. Early morning photos of Samber Deer against a back drop of grassy plains is a nice shot.
  • Return to Nuwara Eliya
  • In the afternoon take a walk in Nuwara Eliya town to photograph British built bungalows, buildings in the town, tea estates, and a market followed by visit to a tea factory and estate to photograph tea plucking and producing experience.
  • Overnight saty in Nuwara Eliya.

Day 07 – Yala

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Yala .
  • Visit Kataragama, an important religious site for Budhdist’s and Hindu’s. Photograph various temples and shrines of various deities of Hindu culture and also photograph the evening pooja
  • Overnight stay in Yala.

Day 08 – Bentota

  • Half Day safari in Yala from Katagama side Yala is the most popular national park of Sri Lanka due to its increasing Leopard density. Apart from Leopards you can see Elephants, Bears, Spotted Deer, Crocodiles and many verities of birds. We enter the park from the western gate, Katagamuwa. This side of the park is less crowded and very good for Leopard sightings. Picnic breakfast and lunch will be provided
  • Drive to Bentota
  • Relax at the Hotel

Day 09 – Bentota

  • Drive to Galle
  • Visit Portuguese built Fortress in 1500’s and it’s ramparts. Galle Fort is now home for many Boutique hotels and this is an architectural masterpiece. You can see many coffee shops, roadside bars, cafes and antique shops.
  • Photograph street fishermen in Galle, fruit market and traditional fishing method of netting from the beach.
  • Photograph the most famous photographic shot of Sri Lanka, The Stilt Fishermen. Age old traditional way of fishing by sitting on a pole fixed to the shallow bottom of the sea where the fisher men sit to make their daily catch.
  • Back to the Hotel,

Day 10 – Rathnapura

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Heading to Sinharaja Rain Forest.- Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO
  • Drive to the hotel
  • Overnight Stay in Ratnapura.

Day 11 – Colombo

  • After breakfast at the hotel proceed to the Colombo
  • Check in to the hotel and relax
  • Evening proceed with a Colombo Shopping and City Tour
    • BMICH
    • Independence square
    • Dawatgaha Mosque
    • Fort Bazza
    • Old Parliament
  • Enjoy the Colombo night life (Clubbing, casino ant etc.)
  • Overnight Stay and relax at the hotel

Day 12 – Departure

  • After Breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Katunayaka International Airport for Departure.
  • Good bye from Paradise Sri Lanka & have a safe flight back

Inclusions

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Assistance at the airport
  • Accommodation on Breakfast and Dinner basis on mention hotels below
  • Private semi-luxury Coach (air-conditioned)
  • Private English Speaking driver and helper for the entire journey
  • Professional Photographer or a Photography professor
  • English Speaking guide through the tour
  • Entrance tickets
    • Pinnawela elephant orphanage
    • Temple of tooth relic
    • Sigiriya rock fortress
    • Dambulla Cave temple
    • Elephant ride
    • Village tour
    • Anuradhapura historical site visit
    • Minneriya National Park
    • Yala National Park
    • Horton Plains
    • Madu river boat ride with fish foot therapy
  • Colombo city & shopping tour – 3 hours
  • Kandy city tour – 2 hours
  • Sri Lanka cultural dance visit
  • Ceylon Gem Factory visit
  • Ceylon Batik clothing factory visit
  • Sri Lanka Handicraft factory visit
  • All government taxes
  • Fuel & local insurance for the vehicle

Exclusions

  • Air-tickets NOT included
  • Ayurveda Massage Cost
  • Sightseeing entrance charges (Unless Specified)
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camera & video permits
  • Travel Insurance is NOT included
  • Guide/Driver tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Late check outs & early check in charges

Flights:

  • Not Active on this tour

Additional Information:

  • This is only quote and no reservations have been made as yet. All hotels are subjected to availability.

Payment Policy 

  • 10 % of the invoice value to confirm the booking
  • 90 % (remaining payment) after you arrive to Sri Lanka at the Airport

Cancelation Policy

  • In case of cancelation, the following cancelation charges will be applicable
  • Less than 30 Days 50% of the Total Invoice
  • Less than 25 Days 100% of the Total Invoice
  • No Show & Early Check – 100% of the Total Invoice


Hotline

‎+94-11-4326805

Fax

+94-11-2259611

Email

azra@wondrousholiday.com

Web

www.wondrousholiday.com

Address

Wondrous Holidays (Pvt) Ltd.
42A, Dr. Lester James Peiris Mawatha,
Colombo 5.