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Sri Lanka Kandy Perahera Festival Tour

Published by LA Times - March 2011

Sri Lanka - Kandy Perahera Festival
2 - 15 August 2011 - (14 days)

Elephants on parade...visit Sri Lanka to view the spectacular "Kandy Perahera", a pageant with almost hundred decorated elephants, hundreds of dancers, drummers, acrobats, fire eaters and torch bearers that parade the streets of the hill capital of Kandy in awesome splendor. This is one of the largest pageants in S.E. Asia attracting visitors from all over the world.

The tour includes the ancient cities of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, where you can view many UNESCO Heritage Sites.  Also includes a visit to the Elephant orphanage in Kandy, the tea country of Nuwara  Eliya, the wild life reserve of Yala and a pristine, southern beach resort with golden sandy beaches. Other highlights include an Elephant back safari in the jungles and a visit to a local orphanage that we support.

Dates: 2-15 August, 2011

Land Cost: $2,995 per person (double occupancy), Single Supplement is $865.
International air on Singapore Airlines from LAX to Colombo is extra starting at $1,250 plus airport taxes.  We offer a small, well traveled group. Private tours can be arranged.

Land Tour includes:  Top of the line hotels with breakfast and dinner, all tours, transfers, entrance fees and special tickets for festival at the Queen's hotel, services of a professional tour manager. Excludes: Lunch/beverages and Personal expenses including tips.
A visa is not required for Sri Lanka.

Extensions available to: Kerala - South India and the Maldive Islands

Ceylon Express International
9542 Dumbreck Drive
Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Tel:  714-964-6896 * 800-423-9566
Fax: 714-968-4296
Email: tours@ceylonexpress.com
Web: http://www.ceylonexpress.com
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