A day excursion to visit the temple of the tooth relic of lord Buddha. A Day in the sacred city of Kandy, a visit to Pinnawala elephant orphanage and Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens.
Kandy was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage, nursery and captive breeding ground for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala is notable for having the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 88 elephants, including 37 males and 51 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala
Highlights of Kandy, Peradeniya & Pinnawala Tour
Audience hall is an 19th-century open air pavilion with stone columns carved to look like wooden. The Audience hall is accessible only via the temple of sacred tooth relic. The Adjacent Rajah Tusker hall is dedicated in the memories of the temple's tusker who died in 1988
The origins of the Botanic Gardens date as far back as 1371 when King Wickramabahu III ascended the throne and kept court at Peradeniya near Mahaweli river. This was followed by King Kirti Sri and King Rajadhi Rajasinghe. A temple was built on this location by King Wimala Dharma. Today, The Royal Botanical Garden is renowned for its collection of a variety of orchids. It includes more than 4000 species of plants, including of orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka.
The above is only a rough outline of the sheduled tour. If there is any place of interest that you like to visit, let your guide know it before hand so that he might re-adjust the route and re-calculate the times according to your needs.
We use semi-luxury, air-conditioned vehicles. Our fleet is relatively new and well maintained. Vehicle models vary from Toyota Allion or Prius (both hybrid) for cars and KIA Sorrento or Mitsubishi Pajero for SUVs.
You will be accompanied to visit the year old tourits attraction and the hot pic of the season.
You will be picked up from a pre established location, from the airport or from your hotel/lodge. At the end of the tour you will be accompanied to tour hotel/lodge or to the airport whichever the convenient option for you. Pick up or drop off within Negombo city limits and up to Kochchikade river, to/from Colombo international airport are free of charge. For any other location please contact us for a quotation.
During the tour you will be travelling in air conditioned semi-luxury vehicles. The chauffeur (driver guide) will keep the conversation informative and entertaining explaining you the places you visit(where applicable) and the country in general and also answering any questions you have.
You will be picked up from a pre established location, from the airport or from your hotel/lodge. At the end of the tour you will be accompanied to your hotel/lodge or to the airport whichever the convenient option for you.
Pick up or drop off within Negombo city limits and up to Kochchikade river, Colombo city limits up to Mt. Lavinia and to/from Colombo international airport are free of charge. For any other location please contact us for a quotation.
Tour Duration is to be intended as the sum of the follwing - Time to reach the destination, the visit or the visits to the historical sites and accomapying you back to your hotel/lodge/pre-established drop off location etc. Our intention is to provide you an excellent service, therefore we are flexible on the schedule.
Your guide will take you through the sightseeings and explain you in-detail about the attractions. We may or may not use assistance of local guides/city guides where required without you are being billed for the extra service.
Please note that, the below prices are not inclusive of entrance fees, meals, snaks, expenses of personal nature and tips etc.
|# Visitors||Duration||Flat Rate|
|1 to 3 pax||10 Hours circa||$100|
|4 pax||10 Hours circa||$120|
|5 pax||10 Hours circa||$140|
|6 pax||10 Hours circa||$155|
|7 pax||10 Hours circa||$180|