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Private Kandy Day Tour from Kandy: Do it all in one day

by Beyond Escapes Private Limited
per traveler Price is $60
*Pricing based on group of 6 travelers
Duration: 11h 30m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

Highlights

  • Learn about Sri Lankan tea production at Giragama plantation

  • Marvel at the orchids housed at Peradeniya Botanical Garden

  • Watch a performance of traditional Sri Lankan dance

  • Visit an apparent relic of Lord Buddha at Temple of tooth

  • Feel like a true local in Kandy thanks to this 11-hours tour

Highlights

  • Learn about Sri Lankan tea production at Giragama plantation

  • Marvel at the orchids housed at Peradeniya Botanical Garden

  • Watch a performance of traditional Sri Lankan dance

  • Visit an apparent relic of Lord Buddha at Temple of tooth

  • Feel like a true local in Kandy thanks to this 11-hours tour

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7:00 AM, Departure in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 11h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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Private Kandy Day Tour from Kandy: Do it all in one day

Activity Location

Kandy

Kandy

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pick-up

    Kandy


Description

Get picked up from your hotel in Kandy at 07.00 AM and drive to Giragama. On arrival at Giragama, you will visit tea plantation. You will spend an hour exploring the plantation.

Then proceed to visit Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya is renowned for its variety of orchids. Spend 45 minutes strolling around the gardens, which have more than 4,000 species of plants, including of spices, medicinal plants and palm trees.

The next stop on the tour is a gem lapidary and wood-carving center. Some of Sri Lanka's most sought-after items are precious and semi-precious gemstones such as moonstones, cat’s eyes, tourmalines, garnets, blue sapphires and red rubies. You will see all of these and more at the gem museum and gem outlet.

12:30 PM: One-hour lunch break at Oak Ray Regency Restaurant.

Heading to Bahirawakanda temple, whose 80-foot (24-meter) high Buddha statue can be seen from everywhere in Kandy city and also which is the subject of many legends about the sacrifice of beautiful virgins.

Continue to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, a 17th-century temple within the Royal Palace grounds which is believed to house the left upper canine of the Lord Buddha himself.

After an hour at the Temple of the Sacred Tooth, enjoy the scenic views of Bogambara Lake as you drive to Kandy center for a 45-minute cultural show. The vibrant show tells the story of Sri Lanka's culture & history through traditional dance and costumes.

06:30 pm: Dropped-off at your hotel.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour in the Kingdom of Kandy

  • Admission fees to Kandy Temple; Bahirawakanda Temple; Botanical Garden & Cultural show

  • Buffet lunch & bottled water

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Kandy hotels

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • All current taxes


Exclusions

  • Meals not listed as inclusions

  • Expenses of personal nature

  • Gratuity


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 years 11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • You must have a reasonable level of fitness.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Maximum group size is 08 people.

  • In order to redeem your voucher, you must present a valid passport or government-issued photo ID that matches the contact name you used when booking. If you do not present a valid form of identification, you will not receive admission, and you will not be issued a refund.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Kandy hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.


Private Kandy Day Tour from Kandy: Do it all in one day ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Expedia Verified Reviews

5 out of 5

5/5 Oct 24, 2019

Had an amazing time on the tour. Felt that we learnt a lot and got to see most things we wanted to in one day. Our Driver was amazing and very helpful and well informed. Would recommend this to anyone!

5/5 Aug 26, 2019

We were glad we went around Kandy with “Suresh” The botanical garden @ the tea factory were so nice & I got to buy my wife a White saphire ring form the jewllery museum

Hassan H

United States