Kandy Day Tour
The Heart of Culture and Tradition
Kandy has an abundance of culture around it; the Temple of the Tooth being the most popular attraction. The centre of the city is situated in a valley which is elevated at 600m above sea level. Kandy Lake is an artificial creation by one of the past rulers and today, it is a scenic centre piece of the town. Also, home to an international cricket stadium, Kandy brings in thousands of cricket fans. Sports, religion, history and culture, Kandy has it all! A Day tour of Kandy should not be missed out on your tour of Sri Lanka.
Places you will visit
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Established in 1975, Pinnawala elephant orphanage is a breeding ground for wild Asian elephants. The aim of the orphanage is to protect and care for the orphaned elephants in the jungles of the island. A natural habitat is presented to the elephants where they are taken to the river twice a day and elephants below three years are bottle fed by volunteers.
Royal Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Gardens in Kandy are renowned for their beautiful flowers and trees; orchids in particular. The name Royal comes in because they were once upon a time only open to the Kandyan royalty. With 60 hectares of land, covering 2500 square feet, this is Sri Lanka’s largest and most impressive Botanical Gardens.
Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Golden Temple or the Temple of the Tooth is a venerated Buddhist worship location as it preserves the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. A noticeable feature of the Temple is the golden canopy that makes it easily identifiable from far away.
Enjoy Sri Lanka’s world renowned spices in a garden where it smells of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace that overwhelm your senses! A garden with most spectacular specimens that are bound to make you realize that the Sri Lankan culture has so much to offer than what maybe shown from the outskirts.
Kandy View Point
Kandy, the Cultural City of Sri Lanka, known for its natural beauty and traditional ways, Kandy will definitely be one of the best highlights of Sri Lanka. Take a sightseeing tour around the wonderful city of Kandy and grant yourself an awesome view of the heart of Kandy.
Not to miss in this tour
- Souvenirs of the Sinhalese capital – Kandy
- Blessing at Kandy Temple of Tooth
- Walking around Kandy Lake
- Elephant Bathing at Pinnawala
Things you will do
- Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
- Royal Botanical Garden
- Visit the Temple of the Tooth
- Spice Garden
Q. Is this day tour for me?
Anyone holiday-ing in Sri Lanka should visit Galle, especially those who love the ocean side.
Q. Can it be tailor-made?
Yes, we can customize the tour for you. If you wish to go to any place not mentioned in the route, simply inform us in advance and we will make the arrangements.
Q. When to go?
If departing from Colombo, 8.00 a.m should be ideal to have enough time for a day tour of Galle.
Q. What will transfers cover?
Pickup from Hotel – Tour Attractions – Drop at your Hotel.