One day trip to kandy

You will pick up from Colombo and transfer to the historical city of Kandy, It was recognized by UNESCO as one of the most important sites in the world. Along the way, you will visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Peradeniya Botanical Garden Then back to Colombo in the evening.

Importance of tour destination

Kandy Historical city

Kandy city is rich in culture and natural beauty, Daily mean temperature is 23°C to 24°C. Home to Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship the Buddhists around the world. The historical Kandy city is one of the most beautiful cities in the county that you must visit. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. Apart from the Palace of the Tooth relic, other important places in Kandy are Royal Palace, Lankatilaka Temple, and Gadaladeniya Temple.

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage was established to feed, nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers, or sometimes baby elephants fall into pits and ravines in their quest for water during the drought period, or by any means, if a baby orphan is found before weaning, diseased or wounded they were taken into the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. In the year 2017, there were more than 90 elephants. Once you arrive you can bottle feed the baby elephants and watch baby jumbos playing while they take a bath in Ma Oya.

Peradeniya Botanical Garden

Peradeniya Botanical Garden is an impressive collection of fine orchids, more than 4000 species of plants, highly valued medicinal plants, spices, a stately avenue of royal palms, and the extraordinary, aptly named cannonball fruit tree and 40m-high Burma bamboo. Another big hit is the giant Javan fig tree on the great lawn, with its colossal central trunk and umbrella-like canopy of branches.

Things to do in Kandy Day Tour

Once you reach Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, you can have your breakfast while watching the bathing Elephants, and you can feed the baby elephants with milk. Visit Peradeniya Botanical Garden and enjoy spectacular sightseeing. Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic, then the Kandy museum visit, and a leisurely walk by the Kandy Lake and explore the Kandy city including the Kandy local market.

That's not all If you love shopping, Kandy city will offer you an amazing shopping experience with the perfect opportunity to take a souvenir home, ranging from handmade laces, wooden carvings, stone carvings, and all the Handy crafts to the precious stones.

Itinerary of Kandy Day Tour

pick up from cmb
Pick up

from Colombo or Galle and transfer to Pinnawala – 3 / 4 hours drive approximately

one day trip to kandy
Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and have your breakfast while watching elephants bathing in the Maha Oya River. You can milk fed baby elephant as well

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Visit Peradenya Royal Botanical Garden

Sight seen in the Peradeniya botanical garden, and have lunch at a recommended restaurant (Please note you have to pay for your lunch- approximate cost will be 5 USD per-person)

one day trip in kandy
Visit Temple Of The Tooth Relic In Kandy

Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic, then Kandy museum visit and a leisurely walk by the Kandy Lake and explore the Kandy city including the Kandy local market.Transfer back to Colombo – Approximately 4 hours drive

What is Includes


Air conditioned vehicle with fuel, Car or Van


English speaking chauffeur guide who will help you every step of the way.


Entry fees for the mentioned attractions and activities

Toll Fee

All parking and highway charge where applicable


All rates are in US Dollars.
Tax and all others fees are included

Number of Pax Rate
01 Pax USD 195
02 Pax USD 230
03 Pax USD 265
04 Pax USD 300
05 Pax USD 335
06 Pax USD 370

Important information and Q & A

what to wear at Temple ?
You have to wear something that covers your shoulders and knees (both sexes), and ideally you’d cover your ankles too. On the bottom, wear longer shorts, capris, pants/trousers or a knee-length-or-longer skirt. On top, choose any shirt that fully covers your shoulders Also note Sri Lanka is hot, so wear something light possibly white
Should I Remove Shoes When Entering The Temple premises?
Yes you have to be barefoot. Outside every temple, you will see shoe racks where you can place your shoes when you take them off. Don’t worry, you can safely leave them there
Are there any nitty gritty things that I should aware of ?
We will let you know by e-mail or PDF
How to book only with 30 % payment ?
Just contact us via email we will send you the instruction