Kandy, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Peradeniya Botanical Garden Day Tour

Itinerary

Kandy, more popularly known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka, is an attractive tourist destination. Its history dates back to the 15th century, when it was the last royal capital of the country. The city is 115km from Colombo and is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka. Kandy has an abundance of culture around it; the Temple of the Tooth being the most popular attraction. The centre of the city is situated in a valley which is elevated at 600m above sea level. Kandy Lake is an artificial creation by one of the past rulers and today, it is a scenic centre piece of the town. Also, home to an international cricket stadium, Kandy brings in thousands of cricket fans. Sports, religion, history and culture, Kandy has it all! A Day tour of Kandy should not be missed out on your tour of Sri Lanka.

  • Pick up from Colombo hotel and transfer to Pinnawala (Approximately 3 hours drive)
  • Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
  • Visit Peradenya Royal Botanical Garden
  • Lunch at a recommended restaurant
  • Visit Temple of the Tooth Relic (Dhalada Maligawa)
  • Transfer to Colombo

What's included

  • Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle

  • English speaking chauffeur guide during the day trip.

  • All parking and highway charges

  • All taxes

What's not included

  • Entrance fees to: Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Peradenya Botanical Garden, Temple of the Tooth

  • Specialist guide’s fee

  • Meals and refreshments

  • Expenses of a personal nature.

Places you will visit

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Peradenya Botanical Garden

Temple of the tooth