Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It’s set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rain forest. The city’s heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), popular for strolling. It’s famed for its sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, and for its Esala Perahera annual procession.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Bandaranayake International Airport, Negombo / Hotel|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 6:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable clothing and sunscreen.|
NEGOMBO / PINNAWALA / KANDY
Pick you up at 6:30, We leave for Kandy, On route we stop at a Pineapple garden, after this visit we proceed to the Elephant Orphanage in Pinnawala. Around 9:15 start the feeding time the Baby Elephants getting their milk, Around 10:00 the Elephants going for a bath in the river. after our visit at Pinnawala we proceed to the Elephant riding place, here you can decide to take a ride on a Elephant through the jungle.
After our visit at the Elephant riding place We proceed to Kandy. The name Kandy is derived from the Sinhalese. The Portuguese shortened this to “Candea”, using the name for both the kingdom and its capital Senkadagalapura. In Sinhala, Kandy is called Maha Nuvara, meaning “Great City” or “Capital”, although this is most often shortened to Nuvara. We will visit a spice and herbal garden, the Botanical garden, make a visit to the Kandy Temple Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth, we visit the gem museum, see a Batic factory, silk factory and on the way back we will visit a tea factory.