Kandy City Tour from Colombo Port (Private Day Tour)
Start your experience at world-renowned Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya with a large collection of orchid and other plants and enjoy a traditional cultural show in Kandy to learn more about their culture. The highlight of the tour is the visit to the famous Temple of Tooth Relic along with a relaxing walk by the serene Kandy Lake.
- Kandy City Tour.
- Visiting Temple of The Tooth.
- Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya.
- Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide.
- 1-Liter of bottled mineral water per person.
- All taxes & service charges.
- Entrance fees (Royal Botanical Gardens Peradeniya, and Temple of the Tooth).
- Food or drinks.
- Gratuities (Optional).
- Expenses of personal nature.
What to Expect
Start your journey at 0700 hrs from the gates of Colombo Port and proceed to Kandy en-route make a pause at Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, renowned for its variety of plants which are, ornamental, decorative & medicinal. More than 4000 species including indigenous and introduced plants. This garden is best known for its collection of orchids which is the largest in Asia. (Visit Time: 1 to 1½ hrs)
Thereafter go on city and shopping tour in Kandy City. Watch master craftsmen create intricate designs from scratch in the woodcarving center. Go to the gem museum to gain more knowledge on jewels and how they are crafted. Make purchases that will be great additions to your home or as a gift to a friend.
After the city tour have lunch at a place of your choice (at your own expense).
After the lunch, visit the Temple of the Tooth a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was built in the 16th century as the place of veneration and protection for Lord Buddha’s sacred tooth. Walk through the beautifully embellished passageways and elaborately painted halls, done in red, cream and black. Lounge against delicately carved pillars and get amazed by the beautiful golden statues. Get an unforgettable experience of history and art.
On completion begin your journey back to Colombo Port at approximately 15:30 hrs.
Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour. Drive time may change due to unpredictable road traffic. Photography stops on the way can be arranged but within locations with reasonable parking areas.