Sacred City and Hill Capital Kandy

Excursion is offered with a one night stay in Kandy

We propose you to leave by 05.00 – 05.30 A.M to experience dawning of the day, as you reach out to the villages, It is exciting to see the birds flocking and many other activities that happens with the dawning of a new Day. You will reach the hilly amid surrounded by the greenly mountains

Feel the coolness of the surrounding climate as you drive into the limits of a city which is 500 meters above the sea level and that last-witnessed Royalty. Welcome to the Colosseum of Heritage! Take a walk through streets of Kandy and observe how life unfolds under the shades of Heritage. Pass the clock tower that stands tall for decades under the sun and rain before walking around the shady banks of the Kandy Lake. A drive around the Kandy Lake built by the last Sinhala king Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe in 1798 will give you a nice feeling about the culture at Kandy. Then proceed to explore the town, Bazaar area and the marketplace where locals come and buy their day to day goods.

Lunch at the Kandy Art and Craft Centre

Optional: For those who are interested in visiting a gem museum and Art & Craft center, can visit as an optional activity. Kandy is a great place for souvenir shopping and to learn about its rich culture.

Thereafter, Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Step into the gardens and walk through the gateways of the Royal Botanical Garden which enshrines an abundance of flora. located in Kandy’s suburb of Peradeniya, the picture-perfect Peradeniya Botanical Garden dates to 1371. once loved for pride by a Kandyan queen, this amazing garden is enclosed on three facets through a large bend within the Mahaweli River (the longest river in Sri Lanka). Walk through the giant palms and be enchanted by rare orchids, spices and herbs which are sometimes found nowhere else across the island. In fact, this is not only a habitat for beautiful flowers, but also a library for an enthusiast of historic plants which date back across few decades.

In the evening witness a cultural show featuring traditional Sri Lankan dances.

As you walk through the doorways of a cultural center, stay prepared to be mesmerized by the beats of rattling drums and spinning dancers that spell out the Kandyan heritage to supremacy!

Sit back in the comfort of your seat and applaud to a series of performances unfolding before your eyes featuring traditional Sri Lankan cultures of art.

Overnight stay at Kandy

 

After breakfast visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic

Leave your hotel and walk into the most sacred temple that enshrines the tooth relic of Lord Buddha where you will be able to witness Pooja – thrice a day – showered by the blessings of devotees that account to few hundreds on any given day. If time permits, visit the Kandy Museum which houses a tale of Kings and Queens entwined between the pillars of heritage.

(When you visit the Temple of Tooth Relic, please make sure that you wear the proper dress code to avoid any inconvenience at the entrance. (Shorts, Short Skirts, skinnies or sleeveless blouses will not be permitted)

Thereafter, on your way back from the Hill Capital stop to observe how Sri Lanka’s world-class spices are grown and processed. Start your spice garden tour under the watchful eyes of an in-house specialist who will take you through a journey entwining with spices and their herbal values. A complimentary 10 minute head and shoulder massage at the spice garden is your choice.  Finally, experience a cup of herbal tea – something unique for a Sri Lankan at heart

Pick Up Location Pick Up Times
Koggala & Ahangama 05.00 A.M
Hikkaduwa – Galle 05.10 A.M
Wadduwa 05.20 A.M
Negombo 05.30 A.M
Colombo 05.30 A.M

 

Supplement for 04* / 05* Hotel

Include

  • Air Conditioned Vehicle (Car)
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Highway Charges
  • All local taxes
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