01 Day
Duration
Kandy, Pinnawala
Destination

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.
INCLUDED
Transportation by A/C vehicle from pick up to drop off at airport/hotel
English speaking chauffeur guide throughout the tour
All the entrance tickets at the mentioned sites
 Portage & service charge
NOT INCLUDED
Lunch throughout the tour
Elephant Riding
Video Camera permits at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
 Video Camera and Still Camera permits at the Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy
Expenses of a personal nature including telephone calls, laundry, beverages etc

 

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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.

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Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Peradeniya Botanical Garden
Batik Factory
Spice and Herble Garden

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