Colombo City, Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya & High Tea package

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Morning visit Kelani Rajamaha Viharaya, one of the most revered historic Buddhist temples of the orient. Set on the summit of a small mound lapped by the waters of the river Kelani, this beautiful shrine presents one of the most panoramic views ever offered to the tourist by this small island of ours, the pearl of the Indian Ocean. Among the many Buddhist temples of Sri Lanka, the Kelani Viharaya stands out as one of the most exquisite examples of the sculptor’s art. Its history runs back to more than 2500 years. In the days of yore, it always received full royal patronage, and to this day, it’s has been highly venerated by the people of the island. Its significance as a place of Buddhist worship is clearly evident in the island’s folklore. One such instance is the popular folk verse which when rendered into English would read as follows;
The city of Colombo offers historical monuments, colonial architecture, festivals and events, beaches, fine dining, and shopping. With so much to see, do, and experience in Colombo, it can sometimes be difficult to find all that you need to know about Colombo before or during your visit.
The Mt Lavinia high tea is served from 3.00pm onward. Having stayed at the hotel until 5.30pm, I am not entirely sure up until what time high tea is continued, therefore I make a safe assumption it ends at 6.00pm.The high tea is best enjoyed in the famous pool-front terrace of the hotel. The terrace is breezy and full of light, and the comfortable wood-wicker chairs offer the perfect opportunity to lie back and breathe in the comfortable pace of the sea-view setting.

Program
08:00hrs : Meet your Guide at the harbour and proceed to Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya
10:00hrs : Start visiting Colombo city including bellow sites.

Visit the The Fort:
Originally a fort during the Portuguese & Dutch periods but now a major commercial center of the country.
Gangaramaya Temple:
What was once a swamp adjoining the famous Beira Lake, a landmark in the capital city.
Pettah:
Adjacent to Fort is Pettah-Colombo's leading bazaar district.
Galle Face Green:
A promenade on the sea face stretching one and a half kilometers, it is a relic of the British era.
Wolvendaal Church:
It is Colombo's oldest Dutch church.
Hindu Temples:
There are several Hindu temples, which are called Kovils in Colombo.
Independence Square:
Independence Memorial Hall (Independence Commemoration Hall) is a national monument in Sri Lanka.
Colombo National Museum
The Colombo Museum as it was called at the beginning was established on 1st January 1877.
Laksala
The Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board better known as “LAKSALA” is a state corporation.

In the afternoon proceed to Mount Lavinia for High Tea package
17:00hrs - Proceed back to Harbour - End

Program price USD 89 net per person (Minimum 02 pax required)
Price included the cost of High tea package
Special discounted prices for groups available on request

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