Best of Kandy and Colombo
A tour of Kandy and Colombo in Sri Lanka would offer visitors a chance to explore two of the most vibrant and culturally significant cities in the country. Kandy, located in the central highlands, is a city steeped in history and culture. It is home to the famous Temple of the Tooth, which is one of the most revered Buddhist shrines in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can also explore the Royal Palace of Kandy, stroll around the picturesque Kandy Lake, or visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.
Colombo, the bustling capital city, offers a mix of modern and colonial architecture, cultural sites, and exciting shopping and dining experiences. Visitors can visit the Gangaramaya Temple, one of the most important Buddhist temples in Colombo, explore the National Museum of Sri Lanka, or take a walk around the iconic Galle Face Green.
Your trip starts with picking you up at the airport or any designated location near colombo. Kandy is a must-visit destination in Sri Lanka for many reasons. It is not only home to the Temple of the Tooth, which houses the sacred relic of the Buddhist faith, but also a city with a rich cultural heritage, stunning natural beauty, and a chilled atmosphere.
On the way to Kandy you can visit Pinnawala Elephant orphanage which is home to over 90 elephants, including several babies, and visitors can witness these majestic creatures up close as they are fed, bathed, and even bottle-fed. The highlight of the day is the elephant herd’s bathing time in the nearby river, which is a spectacular sight to behold.
Later in the afternoon you can do the Kandy city tour accompanied by our friendly guide or even visit Royal botanical gardens in Peradeniya followed by a cultural show.
Pick up at the Bandaranaike International Airport Or
Designated residential address
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (Apporx. LKR 5,450 per person)
Kandy City Tour
Royal Botanical Garden in Peradeniya (Apporx. LKR 5,450 per person) (optional)
Cultural Dance Show at 5:00 PM (Apporx. LKR 3,650 per person)
– The Mountbatten Hotel – Kandy (3-Star) or Similar
– Amaya Hills -Kandy (5-Star) or Similar
– Kings Pavilion – Kandy (Luxury Boutique) or Similar
Today you will be driven to the commercial capital city of the country. On the way you will be visiting the most sacred Temple in the island, the Temple of the Tooth early in the morning. On the way to Colombo you can visit the spice gardens at Mawanella and later in the evening when the sun is set weather is cooler you can do the Colombo city tour.
Colombo is a major economic and cultural center of Sri Lanka, with a rich history that dates back to the 5th century AD when it was a trading port for Arab, Persian, and Chinese merchants. Today, Colombo is a bustling city with a mix of modern and colonial architecture, vibrant markets, and a diverse population.Activities
Sri Dalada Maligawa visit for morning puja (Apporx. LKR 5,450 per person)
Mawanella Spice Garden
Colombo shopping tour (optional)
Colombo City Tour in the afternoon
Afternoon Spiritual tour of Sri Maha Bodhiya and Ruwanwelisaya
– Wonder Hotel – Colombo (3-Star) or Similar
– Cinnamon Red – Colombo (4-Star) or Similar
– Uga Residence – Colombo (Luxury Boutique) or Similar
As your Sri Lanka tour comes to an end, the last day of your trip will depend on your flight time. If your flight is in the evening or late at night, we can organize a late check-out from your hotel, subject to availability and additional charges.Late check-out will allow you to have more time to explore the city or relax before your departure. You can store your luggage at the hotel and enjoy your final day in Sri Lanka without worrying about your belongings.
The distance from Colombo to Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), which is the main international airport in Sri Lanka, is approximately 35 kilometers and usually takes about 1 hour by car.
Airport Drop off
– Late check out if require( subject to additional charges/availability)
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