Private Day Tour to Kandy
Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri DaladaMaligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.
Leave Colombo at 6:30 am in a climate-controlled vehicle with your private group of no more than six people. Drive 3 hours to Peradeniya, home of the Royal Botanical Garden. The garden is well-known for its large collection and variety of ornamental, decorative, and medicinal plants, as well as a large collection of orchids.
Pause for lunch (at your own cost) before continuing to the city of Kandy. Shop for unique souvenirs, including silk, crafts, gems, and batiks. Soak in the spectacular sight of the city at the Kandy View Point and after visit Bahirawakanda Temple.
Afterwards, make your way to the Temple of the Tooth, a holy Buddhist temple that draws pilgrims from all over the world. According to legend, the temple holds a relic of the tooth of Buddha. Leave Kandy en route to Colombo and stop in Ambepussa for dinner (at your own cost). Your vehicle will return you to your hotel when you arrive in Colombo around 11 pm.