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    Cricket Tour

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    Tour Overview

  • 4 Special packages To Select From

    England vs Sri Lanka

    Test Series

    From 18th March to 01st April 2020cricket test match march 2020

     

  • Tour Itinerary

    Package 01: 1st Test Match in Galle including match ticket, hotel accommodation, and transfers
  • Itinerary

    Day 01: (18th Mar 20)

    On arrival at Colombo International Airport on, you will be met by a professional English speaking driver from ground handler.

    After the completion of formalities at the airport, you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle. Thereafter, you will make the journey to Kosgoada / Balapitiya, in the south coast of Sri Lanka.

    Upon arrival check into the hotel, and spend the rest of the day in leisure and relaxation.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 02 – Day 06: (19th – 23rd Mar 20)

    After breakfast, around 0830 AM meet our representative at the hotel lobby and proceed to Galle for visit the England vs Sri Lanka first match in Galle (Approx. transfer time: 30 – 45 Min).

    Upon arrival to Cricket stadium proceed to your seating area.

    During the lunch period, meet the our representative at the Gate, and transfer to restaurant for lunch (own account)

    After lunch, transfer back to the stadium.

    After the match return back to the hotel.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 07: (24th Mar 20)

    After breakfast, free at leisure at the beach or proceed to Airport to flight back to your home country or continue with tour of Sri Lanka until the 02nd test match.

    Overnight in Hikkaduwa / Kosgoda.

    END OF TOUR

    Selection of Hotels & Rates

    Hotel option 01:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Kosgoda The Habitat / ShinagawaBeach Deluxe Half Board

     

    Package 02: 2nd Test Match in Colombo including match ticket, hotel accommodation, and transfers
  • Itinerary

    Second Test Match:

    Day 01: 26th March – 2020

    On arrival at Colombo International Airport on, you will be met by a professional English speaking driver from ground handler.

    After the completion of formalities at the airport, you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle. Thereafter, you will make the journey to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, has a long history as a port on ancient east-west trade routes, ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British

    Upon arrival check into the hotel, and spend the rest of the day in leisure and relaxation.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 02 to Day 06: 27th March 2020 – 31st March 2020

    After breakfast, around 0830 AM meet our representative at the hotel lobby and proceed to Galle for visit the England vs Sri Lanka first match in Galle (Approx. transfer time: 30 – 45 Min).

    Upon arrival to Cricket stadium proceed to your seating area.

    During the lunch breakfast, meet the our representative at the Gate, and transfer to restaurant for lunch (own account)

    After lunch, transfer back to the stadium.

    After the match return back to the hotel.

    Overnight in Colombo

    Day 07: 01st April 2020

    After breakfast at the hotel, check-out from the hotel and proceed to airport or continue with your historical tour of Sri Lanka.

    END OF TOUR

     

    Selection of Hotels & Rates

    During the Second Test Match:

    Hotel option 01:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Colombo Jetwing Seven Superior Bed and Breakfast

     

    Hotel option 02:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Colombo Fairway Colombo Superior Bed and Breakfast

    Package 03: Both test matches including match tickets, tour for 3 nights (Yala and Nuwara Eliya) and transfers
  • Itinerary

    Day 01: (18th Mar 20)

    On arrival at Colombo International Airport on, you will be met by a professional English speaking driver from ground handler.

    After the completion of formalities at the airport, you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle. Thereafter, you will make the journey to Kosgoada / Balapitiya, in the south coast of Sri Lanka.

    Upon arrival check into the hotel, and spend the rest of the day in leisure and relaxation.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 02 – Day 06: (19th – 23rd Mar 20)

    After breakfast, around 0830 AM meet our representative at the hotel lobby and proceed to Galle for visit the England vs Sri Lanka first match in Galle (Approx. transfer time: 30 – 45 Min).

    Upon arrival to Cricket stadium proceed to your seating area.

    After the match return back to the hotel.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 07: (24th Mar 20)

    After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Yala (Approx. Distance – 190km / transfer time: 4.5 hrs).

    En – route visit the stilt fishermen in Weligama. Stilt fishing is an ingenious method of fishing, wherein a fisherman climbs a vertical pole that is embedded into the seabed, balances himself 2 metres above the water, and endeavour to catch fish. A most unique sight.

    Upon arrival to Yala, check-in to the hotel in Yala.

    By late afternoon, enjoy a Jeep Safari in the eponymous national park – the 2nd largest in Sri Lanka (yet most visited), with the highest density of Leopards in Asia.

    Yala conjures up images of elephants, leopards, sloth bears, water buffaloes, wild boars, sambar deer, spotted deer, jackals and a whole host of exotic fauna. Indeed, it is the premier wildlife destination on the island. The park consists of 5 blocks with a combined area of around 1,260 sq.km, though only one-fifth is accessible by visitors, while the rest is strict nature reserve. In addition to mammals, there is an abundance of birdlife, which will quench the thirst of any avian enthusiast. Yala is home to various ecosystems, ranging from moist to dry monsoon forests, grasslands, marshes, sandy beaches, marine wetlands, and semi-deciduous forests.

    Please do note that the weather in Yala is hot and dry, with temperatures often reaching up to 35 degrees Celsius. In many places there are strong winds, therefore it is best to be attired appropriately, especially during the Safari. Photography is highly recommended, since many of the sights are unique. Do create a lot of memories.

    OVERNIGHT AT YALA

     

    Day 08: (25th Mar 20)

    After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Nuwara Eliya.

    En-route you will visit Ella

    Ella in Sri Lanka is a small laid-back town surrounded by the beautiful greens of tea. There are a lot of things to do in Ella. Take one of the most beautiful train rides from Nuwara Eliya to Ella and fall in love with the surroundings. You will probably end up staying longer than you actually planned to. Ella has a comfortable climate where the nights are cool and the daytime around 28 degrees.

    Upon arrival to Nuwara Eliya, check-in to the hotel in Nuwara Eliya.

    Evening visit 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 Tudor to Victorian 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. The town is on the foothill of Pidurutalala, the highest mountain on the island, at 8,282ft. A near constant level of cloud cover, the gentle pitter-patter of raindrops, coniferous forests, and rolling fog, it is a place removed from the usual hustle and bustle of other towns in Sri Lanka. Hence, prime relaxation is guaranteed.

    Horse and Pony riding is available (with additional cost) at the Turf Club of Nuwara Eliya to facilitate you with some sports and adventure. A variety of activities are centred on the banks of Lake Gregory in the heart of Nuwara Eliya.

    OVERNIGHT AT NUWARA ELIYA.

    Day 09: (26th Mar 20)

    After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Colombo.

    En-route you will visit a tea plantation and tea factory. During the visit your will have tea testing.

    Upon arrival to Colombo, check-in to the hotel.

    OVERNIGHT IN COLOMBO

    Day 10 to Day 14: 27th March 2020 – 31st March 2020

    After breakfast, around 0830 AM meet our representative at the hotel lobby and proceed to Galle for visit the England vs Sri Lanka first match in Galle (Approx. transfer time: 30 – 45 Min).

    Upon arrival to Cricket stadium proceed to your seating area.

    After the match return back to the hotel.

    Overnight in Colombo

    Day 15: 01st April 2020

    After breakfast at the hotel, check-out from the hotel and proceed to airport or continue with your historical tour of Sri Lanka.

    END OF TOUR

    Selection of Hotels & Rates

    During the First Test Match

    Hotel option 01:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Kosgoda The Habitat / ShinagawaBeach Deluxe Half Board
    Yala Jetwing Yala Deluxe Bed and Breakfast
    Nuwara Eliya Golden Crown Superior Bed and Breakfast
    Colombo Jetwing Seven Deluxe Bed and Breakfast

     

    Hotel Option 02:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Kosgoda The Habitat / ShinagawaBeach Deluxe Half Board
    Yala / Tissa Kithala Resort Deluxe Bed and Breakfast
    Nuwara Eliya Lourdes Hotel Standard Bed and Breakfast
    Colombo Fairway Colombo Superior Bed and Breakfast

    Package 04: Both test matches including match tickets, tour for 3 nights (Nuwara Eliya and Kandy) and transfers
  • Itinerary

    Day 01: (18th Mar 20)

    On arrival at Colombo International Airport on, you will be met by a professional English speaking driver from ground handler.

    After the completion of formalities at the airport, you will be escorted to your air conditioned vehicle. Thereafter, you will make the journey to Kosgoada / Balapitiya, in the south coast of Sri Lanka.

    Upon arrival check into the hotel, and spend the rest of the day in leisure and relaxation.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 02 – Day 06: (19th – 23rd Mar 20)

    After breakfast, around 0830 AM meet our representative at the hotel lobby and proceed to Galle for visit the England vs Sri Lanka first match in Galle (Approx. transfer time: 30 – 45 Min).

    Upon arrival to Cricket stadium proceed to your seating area.

    After the match return back to the hotel.

    Overnight in Kosgoda / Balapitiya.

    Day 07: (24th Mar 20)

    After breakfast, check-out and proceed to Nuwara Eliya (Approx. Distance – 250km / transfer time: 7.5 – 8 hrs).

    En-route visit for a Gem mine and Gem Shop in Pelmadulla.

    The Gem industry in Sri Lanka (also known as Ceylon, Serendib, etc.) has been in existence for over 2500 years. Some of the rarest of gem stones of exquisite beauty have taken pride of place, in the Crown jewels of Kings and Queens from time of Great Roman Emperors.

    During your journey to Nuwara Eliya you will see few water falls.

    Upon arrival to Nuwara Eliya, check-in to the hotel.

    OVERNIGHT AT NUWARA ELIYA.

    Day 08: (25th Mar 20)

    After breakfast at the hotel, visit Nuwara Eliya city.

    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 Tudor to Victorian 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. The town is on the foothill of Pidurutalala, the highest mountain on the island, at 8,282ft. A near constant level of cloud cover, the gentle pitter-patter of raindrops, coniferous forests, and rolling fog, it is a place removed from the usual hustle and bustle of other towns in Sri Lanka. Hence, prime relaxation is guaranteed.

    Horse and Pony riding is available (with additional cost) at the Turf Club of Nuwara Eliya to facilitate you with some sports and adventure. A variety of activities are centred on the banks of Lake Gregory in the heart of Nuwara Eliya.

    End of the visit proceed to Kandy.

    En-route visit for Tea plantation and Tea factory.

    Upon arrival to Kandy check-in to the hotel.

    Late afternoon visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic which is located in the royal palace complex which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. The entire complex is part of another UNESCO world heritage site.

    On completion of the temple visit witness a cultural dance show.

    The Royal City of Kandy is a World Heritage Site, as is the Temple of the Tooth, an important shrine to Buddhists the world over, since it contains a relic of the Lord Buddha’s Tooth. Kandy has a scintillating blend of ancient Sinhala architecture and contemporary architecture. The myriad colours, the pulsating atmosphere of the town center, sprinkled with amazing scenery and enveloped by a salubrious climate helps in making Kandy a must-visit destination in Sri Lanka.

    OVERNIGHT AT KANDY

     

    Day 09: (26th Mar 20)

    After breakfast, commence a City tour of Kandy visiting the Kandy Market, Kandy upper lake drive, Gem museum, Arts & Crafts Centre etc.

    On completion of the tour return back to the hotel and check-out.

    Thereafter proceed to Colombo.

    En-route to Colombo, visit Millennium elephant foundation in Pinnawela.

    Millennium Elephant Foundation (MEF) a non-government organization (NGO) which is dedicated to improving the welfare of domestic elephants throughout Sri Lanka. Home of the new and exclusive Elephant Walk Experience. The alternative to elephant riding option for tourists. An ethical, up close and personal experience unique to MEF. The most interactive enjoyable way to see domestic elephants in Sri Lanka. The foundation has an international elephant volunteer program 365 days per year where the team is dedicated to the daily care of elephants and welcome applicants from all over the world.

    During the visit you villa experience “How to bathe en Elephant” in a small stream near Pinnawala Orphanage.

    OVERNIGHT IN COLOMBO

    Day 10 to Day 14: 27th March 2020 – 31st March 2020

    After breakfast, around 0830 AM meet our representative at the hotel lobby and proceed to Galle for visit the England vs Sri Lanka first match in Galle (Approx. transfer time: 30 – 45 Min).

    Upon arrival to Cricket stadium proceed to your seating area.

    After the match return back to the hotel.

    Overnight in Colombo

    END OF TOUR

     

     

     

    Selection of Hotels & Rates

    Hotel option 01:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Kosgoda The Habitat / ShinagawaBeach Deluxe Half Board
    Nuwara Eliya Golden Ridge Deluxe Bed and Breakfast
    Kandy Amaya Hills Superior Bed and Breakfast
    Colombo Fairway Colombo Superior Bed and Breakfast

     

    Hotel option 02:

    Location Hotel Room type Meal plan
    Kosgoda The Habitat / ShinagawaBeach Deluxe Half Board
    Nuwara Eliya Lourdes Hotel Standard Bed and Breakfast
    Kandy Serene Kandy Superior Bed and Breakfast
    Colombo Fairway Colombo Superior Bed and Breakfast

     

    Inclusions & Exclusion

    Inclusions
  • Acommodation
  • All transfers by air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance tickets for some of the places during the tour *Pls check with us*
  • Exclusion
  • Any additional transfers
  • Personal expenses.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Cost of beverages
  • Porterage & Tips
  • Excursions & detours beyond the itinerary
  • Additional Information

  • Must apply for Visa before arrive in Srilanka. To apply go to http://www.eta.gov.lk
  • Hotels standard check-in time is 1400hrs and standard check-out time is 1200hrs
  • General Information

  • Time difference GMT +5 hours 30 minutes (summer) +6 hours 30 minutes (winter time)
  • The climate is tropical and warm, due to the moderating effects of ocean winds. Mean temperatures range from 17 °C (62.6 °F) in the central highlands, where frost may occur for several days in the winter, to a maximum of 33 °C (91.4 °F) in other low-altitude areas. Average yearly temperatures range from 28 °C (82.4 °F) to nearly 31 °C (87.8 °F). Day and night temperatures may vary by 14 °C (25.2 °F) to 18 °C (32.4 °F).[186]
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