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Kandy City Tour - Culture & Heritage

Tour ItineraryWe will pick you from any hotel in Kandy. During the Kandy City Tour, first stop will be the Royal Botanical Garden and Woodcarving Gallery .There after we will be taking you to Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Also known as the Sri Dalada Maligawa, this golden roofed Temple, houses the relic of Lord Buddha's tooth. The guests can walk around the Kandy Lake once visiting the Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic. We visit the Kandy View Point as well. Next comes the visit to the Gem Museum followed by which is a shopping excursion for the guests to enjoy themselves and shop to remember their memories of the Kandy.and finally we entertaining Kandyan cultural dance show .which the tour comes to an end and we drop the guests back at their hotels.

per adult from

$157

AUD

Duration

8 to 10 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions section
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka

    These stunning gardens were once reserved exclusively for Kandyan royalty. Today, even commoners are allowed in to enjoy the most impressive and largest (60 hectares) botanic gardens in Sri Lanka.

    Highlights include a fine collection of orchids, a stately avenue of royal palms, the extraordinary, aptly named cannonball fruit tree and 40m-high Burma bamboo. Another big hit is the giant Javan fig tree on the great lawn, with its colossal central trunk and umbrella-like canopy of branches. Peradeniya is 6km from central Kandy.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Oak Ray Handcrafted Wood Carvings, 9 Deveni Rajasinghe Mawatha. Gatembe, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    Oak Ray Handcrafted Wood Carvings is located in Kandy. By using our Kandy City Tour, you can arrange your visit to Oak Ray Handcrafted Wood Carvings.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Natural Gems and Gemmological Museum, 530, Colombo Road, Kandy 20442 Sri Lanka

    Excellent explanation of how Gems were formed in Pre Cambrian period and mined in current location (over 20 ) districts in Sri Lanka. Sapphires are the most precious and abundant. No diamond mines have been discovered. Can gain good knowledge about gems in Sri Lanka by visiting this place. Variety of gem stones both polished and unpolished available to see and get a feel of the nature of gems..

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kandy Lake, Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    Kandy Lake is an artificial waterbody that is considered a sacred relic of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth. The lake was made back in 1807 and is one of the best places to visit for a walk or jog along. The shady area next to the temple offers its guests a view of the whole city. There are many temples near the waterbody, but the lake was built to beautify the Temple of the Sacred Tooth. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery and a picturesque mountain stands tall right behind the hydric beauty. There are numerous things that tourists can do in the city. Tourists can go for a calming long walk, a fast-paced jog along the shores or a boat ride on the Kandy Lake in their free time.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    In the Central Highlands, almost dead centre in the little island of Sri Lanka lays Kandy City. The crown jewel of the city is the famed Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Tooth. ‘Maligawa’ literally translates to palace, and the temple is part of the palace complex. The entire complex is over three centuries old at least, and has seen many a king’s rise and fall. It has seen bloody wars and peaceful reigns and is one of the most historical places still standing in the island.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    Held in Kandy town, this cultural show depicts various forms of Kandyan dancing which was once native to the area but has now spread to different regions of the island. Originated from a dance performed by Indian shamans who came to the island, Kandyan dancing plays an important role in Sri Lankan culture and is a much-anticipated event during perahera processions. During the show, you will see several dances which depict the graceful movements of birds and animals, which trace their origins back to the ancient ritual known as the Kohomba Kapkariya, as well as energetic acrobatic performances where the men perform a series of leaping pirouettes and stunts such as plate-spinning and the dramatic ‘fire walk’ which ends the show.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by My Ceylon Tour

Activity ID: V-238432P5

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