Explore the historical heart of Kandy hill top ( UNESCO Heritage) and the downtown with a private tourist guide
Kandy, the last royal capital of Sri Lanka is a major tourist destination. ( 115kM from Colombo at 465 meters above sea level). Famous for the Temple of the Tooth and many other temples the city could be called the cultural capital of the island.
The city was established in the 15th century was the last royal capital where 2500 years of royal rule ended. This bustling market town is rich in cultural diversity has plenty of iteneries to offer to the tourists from songs dances and handy crafts to ancient temples and adventure activities. Most cheap Gems are (blue sapphire)founded in this area.
Pinnawela Elephants orphanage is situated northwest of the town Kegalla, halfways between the present capitol Colombo and the ancient royal residence Kandy in the hills of central Sri Lanka. it has the greatest herd of elephants in captivity in the world.
**Tour price is based on transportation for 2 travelers. Please inquire before booking if your group is larger than 2 up to 26. **
1 st day
Colombo air port - Pinnawala , sight seen, hill country real tea stop (Free of charge)Kandy, Kandy cultural Dance night at Kandy.
2 nd day
Kandy temple, , Lather products, Batik factory, Gem factory, spicy garden and Peradeniya botanical Garden , way back to Colombo Air port
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Colombo Air port at meeting point
End location: Colombo air port
Duration: 2 days
Day traffic can disturb our tour so we work on plan, it can be one to two hour delay.
I use very comfortable TOYOTA KDH 200 van ,but more than two people with under 3 year children must be informed ,
Estimated Local Cash Needed
250 Usd - Spend for your own needs and some food
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Chandana was very flex & really knowledgeable clearly very proud of his country which was terrific. We designed what we wanted with some great local stops along the way. Chandana even walked Kandy with us assisting us to bargain for a few interesting items. Went to a tea plantation and learnt about the whole process. Had a great driver which is good in this frenetic traffic. Very happy. Robyn