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Kandy Day Excursion : Guided Private Tour

The last ancient capital ruled by the kings, the city of Kandy is nestled between lush mountains. Considered as the cultural capital of the island, the city is also protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. Home to the most religious temple in Sri Lanka, the Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, it attracts worshippers and tourists from around the world. Right above the stunning temple and palace complex, is a forest looming over the city, thriving with monkeys and wild animals and devoid of any sound from the bustling city below, the Udawatte Kele is sight to behold! Kandy is also the best place for immersing yourself in the island’s rich culture and heritage, while being surrounded by nature.

Our guides are well experience and knowledgeable about all attractions in Kandy, we will take you on an amazing journey and will show you and explain all must see places and sceneries in Kandy.

So just book the package and enjoy your time !

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  • What's included :
    • Transfer by luxury air conditioned car, van or coach (tuk tuk could be arrange on your request)
    • Kandy city tour as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entrance tickets to the places of visit as mentioned in the itinerary
    • English speaking guide
    • King coconut refreshments
    • 1000 ml water bottle per person
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • All taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Embekke Devalaya
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Gadaladenia
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Palace of Kandy
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - National Museum Kandy
    • Entry/Admission - Udawattekele Sanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses and tips
    • Entrance tickets to places of visit (Unless mentioned in the itinerary)
    • Anything NOT mentioned under Inclusions
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

    The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, also known as Sri Dalada Maligawa is a sacred place of worship for Buddhists as it is believed to hold the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. The city is believed to have been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, mostly due to the significance of the temple. The temple was built within the complex of the royal palace, as it was believed that whoever holds the sacred tooth relic has to hold the governance of the country.

    Duration: 45 minutes

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

    Kandy Lake ushers in cool winds from the surrounding mountains to the busy streets. This man- made lake is built right opposite the temple complex. It was said that the king built this lake with a secret tunnel that passes through the palace. You can walk around the lake or enjoy a scenic boat ride from one end to the other.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Embekke Devalaya, Embekka Village Three Kilometers from the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Handessa 20480 Sri Lanka

    Embekke Devalaya is most known for the stunning woodcarvings, pillars and various other structures located within the premises. The temple was built in the year 1370 and was believed to have been built by the Queen and a drummer from the village. Admire the intricate wood carvings in the main halls and the temple as you explore the wondrous aspects of this temple.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of the Gadaladenia, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    With a history dating back to the 14th century, Gadaladeniya Vihara is one of the largest, ancient rock temples in Sri Lanka. This old monastery was built over a rock in Diggala, Kandy by King Buwanekabaghu the fourth. The main shrine holds a single statue of the Buddha.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sri Lankathilake Rajamaha Viharaya, Sri Lanka

    Constructed as a four storey building, Lankathilaka temple stands at eighty feet high on an uneven rock overlooking the Hantane Mountain Range. Dating back to 1344 AD when King Buwanekabahu IV built the temple, was dedicated to the worship of the Buddha and other deities including Vishnu, Vibhishana, Kumara Banadara, and Saman.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Palace of Kandy, Sri Dalada Veediya Sri Dalada Maligawa, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    Situated right next to the sacred temple of the tooth, the Royal Palace was the official residence of the last king of Kandy. It is believed that the only reason the temple and palace is located within the same complex is because whoever had the right to govern the country should hold hold the relic for safe keeping.

    Duration: 15 minutes

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

    The Royal Botanical gardens in Peradeniya were once believed to be used as a secret, private garden for the royal family. However, following the end of monarchial rule, the gardens were open to the public and now display well manicured lawns, towering trees and shaded pathways. There are approximately 4000 labelled species of birds that you can watch out for!

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: National Museum Kandy, National Museum, Kandy, Central Province, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    The National Museum of Kandy is located right next to the Sri Dalada Maligawa and forms part of the Royal Palace complex. The museum holds a collection of more than 1500 ornaments, ancient weapons, jewelry, tools, and much more, some of which stem from the colonial and pre-colonial days of Sri Lanka.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Kandy View Point, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    Treat yourself to this stunning view of the hilly city of Kandy and the beauty that it wraps itself around.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Udawattekele Sanctuary, Lovers Walk, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

    A forest reserve located right above the Sri Dalada Maligawa and the royal palace, Udawatta Kele Forest Reserve encompasses 104 hectares of thick jungle complete with a royal bathing pond, tranquil ponds and a shaded walkway that’s perfect for a stroll. It was believed that the members of the royal family used this as a leisure garden when they wanted to get away from the palace grounds.

    Duration: 2 hours

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

    The ideal opportunity to embrace and watch in awe at the cultural show, where traditional Sri Lankan dancers take the stage to display their many talents and skills. Listen to the rhythmic sounds of the drums and tap your feet as the cultural dancers prepare to amazing you !

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up you from your hotel in Kandy. You will be pick up at around 07:30 am.
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Please follow health and government safety guidelines regarding COVID 19. Negative PCR test report required. Please contact us via whats app or website for any further assistance.
  • 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.



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Organised by Nefelibata Travels (Pvt) Ltd

Activity ID: V-108917P132

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