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Private Day tour to Kandy from Colombo

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See the highlights of the Sacred City of Kandy, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this private, full-day tour. Head to the Spice Garden at Mawanella with your private guide to sample scents of one of Sri Lanka's most celebrated exports. Afterward, visit the city of Kandy, with stops at the Temple of Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Tea Factory in Giragama, Market Square, Upper Lake Drive, the Gem Lapidary, and more. This private tour includes lunch and hotel transportation from Colombo, Negombo, or Mount Lavinia.


  • Visit the Spice Garden, the Temple of Tooth Relic, Market Square, and more
  • Feel like a true local in Kansas thanks to this 11-hours tour

Private Day tour to Kandy from Colombo Itinerary:

  • Day 1:06:00: You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo and then proceed to Kandy. En route, visit the Spice Garden in Mawanella and a Tea Factory in Giragama.  
  • For centuries, spices have been one of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated exports and are used for medicines and cosmetics as well as to flavor foods. You will sample scents and flavors such as cinnamon, ginger, pepper, vanilla and cardamom. Batik is the ancient art of mixing colors using wax as the main component and Sri Lanka is one of the world’s leading exponents. Examples range from simple, single-colored designs to multi-colored masterpieces. 
  • 10:00: On arrival at Giragama, you will visit tea plantation 1,673 feet (510 meters) above sea level. Tea was first planted in Sri Lanka in 1824 at the Botanical Gardens at Peradeniya, when a few plants were brought from China. Your will spend an hour exploring the plantation and factory before leaving for Kandy, which is approximately 30 minutes away. 
  • 11:30: Arrive at Kandy. Kandy, the hill capital, is another World Heritage Site. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British in 1815 after an agreement. To the Buddhists of Sri Lanka and the World, Kandy is one of the most sacred sites, as it is the home of the “Dalada Maligawa,” or Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. Visit Gem Lapidary and Wood Carving center before having lunch.
  • 12:30 – 14:00:  Lunch at Oak Ray Restaurant. 
  • 14:30:  Drive through the Upper lake and market square before arriving at Kandy Temple. Enjoy the remains of the Royal Palace (“Maha Wasala”), “Palle Wasala, where the Queens stayed and are now used for the National Museum, “Meda Wasala,” where other close relatives lived; the Audience Hall; and Natha Devala and Vishnu Devala are situated close by. The Bathing Pavilion (“Ulpenge”) is by the lake, and in the Center of the lake is the Island called “Kiri Samudraya” (theMilk white ocean) used by the kings as the summerhouse. Today it is the center of Buddhism, Arts, Crafts, Dancing, Music and Culture. 
  • 17:00: Leave Kandy and proceed to Colombo 
  • 20:30: Arrive back at your hotel 

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  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by an air conditioned vehicle in Colombo, Mount Lavinia or Negombo
  • All sightseeing tours with the service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide
  • Lunch at Oakray restaurant
  • Entrance fees to Kandy Temple and tea factory


  • Any video / still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Tips to guides and restaurants. Tipping is expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section



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Important Information

  • confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • You will be contacted within 48 hours of booking
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees when visiting sacred or holy places.

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  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that

*Advance payment is non-refundable


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