A World Heritage Site, the city of Kandy nestled in the hill country of Sri Lanka, has much to offer in terms of culture, history and more. Discover all this and more with our Kandy day tours.
Details of the Full day Kandy Excursion
Morning pick up from hotel
Proceed to Pinnawela and visit the Elephant orphanagePinnawela Elephant Orphanage where an orphanage was started in 1975 to house the abandoned and the wounded elephants. The number of elephants has increased to more than 65 now; including Baby Elephants brought from various parts, as well as some of the more then 25 babies born, as a result of the captive breeding programme. The best time to visit is the feeding times and the bathing times when all the elephants are taken to the river close by.
Proceed to Kandy for Lunch and do a city tour with visit to the temple of the sacred tooth relic before continuing back to Negombo. Kandy, the hill capital is another “World Heritage Site”. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British after an agreement. To the Buddhist of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites as it is the home of the “Dalada Maligawa” – Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Close by are the remains of the Royal Palace (Maha Wasala), Palle Wasala, where the Queens stayed and is now used for the National Museum, Meda Wasala where other close relatives lived, Audience Hall, Natha Devala and Vishnu Devala are situated. The Bathing Pavilion (Ulpenge) is by the Lake and in the Center of the lake is the Island called “Kiri samudraya” (Milk white ocean) used by the kings as the summerhouse.
Payment - Full payment to be made at the time of booking.
Cancellation - In the event of cancellation 50% of the total cost to be refunded if the cancellation is made 24hrs prior to commencement of the tour.
Rates - Include expenses in connection with ground transportation pertaining to the itinerary. Meals, Entrance Fees, Hotel Accommodation where applicable will be provided on request with an extra cost. Items of personal nature such as Beverages, Laundry and Tips are not included.
Transportation - Transport will be made available in terms of cars, Micro Vans, Mini Coaches based on the route and the number of passengers.
Alternations in Programme - The right is reserved to alter any route or arrangements, should conditions necessitate to offer substitute or equal value or to cancel the operation of any scheduled excursion or tour. The right to reserved to alter any route arrangements, should conditions necessitate to offer suitable or equal value or to cancel the operation of any scheduled excursion or tour. The right to reserve, to decline accept or retrain any person as a member of any tour at any time, which case an equitable amount will be refunded.