Kandy City Tour & Gentle Giants Visit from Colombo (Private Day Tour)
Start your experience at the Millennium Elephant Foundation and spend time with baby elephants roaming around their cozy foster home, enjoying their lunch, and taking a bath in a nearby river. Visit the world-renowned Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya with a large collection of orchid and other plants. 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.
- Millennium Elephant Foundation
- Temple of the Tooth Relic
- Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya
- Kandy Lake
- Transport throughout the tour in an air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English-Speaking Chauffeur-Guide.
- 1 Liter of Bottled Mineral Water Per Person.
- Hotel Pick & Drop.
- All Taxes & Service Charges.
- Entrance Fees (Millennium Elephant Foundation, Royal Botanical Garden Peradeniya, Temple of the Tooth, Cultural Show).
- Food or Drinks.
- Gratuities (Optional).
- Expenses of Personal Nature.
What you can expect
Start your journey at 0630 hrs from Negombo and proceed to Kandy en-route make a pause at Pinnawala and visit Millennium Elephant Foundation and learn more about Elephants than you ever have before. Get to see and touch these gentle giants. Feed and play with baby elephants. Get a chance watch the mahouts bathe them and maybe even help out. This is an experience that takes you closer to Elephants. (Travel Times - 3 hrs)
Thereafter at approximately 1200 hrs visit The Royal botanical garden of 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. (Travel Time: 1 to 1½ hrs)
After that at approximately 1500 proceed to Kandy town and have a lunch at a place of your choice (At your own expense). Later go on a Kandy City tour which includes technical tours related to arts such as gem crafting, woodcarving.
After the Kandy City Tour at approximately 1730 visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic 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 (Travel Time: 20 to 30 minutes). 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 your hotel in Negombo at approximately 1900 hrs En-route stop at a place of your choice and have dinner (At your own expense)