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Full-Day Sightseeing Tour To Kandy From Colombo
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Culture, History

  • Duration

    12 Hours

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Head to the stunning city of Kandy and explore its highlights, including the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Bahirawakanda Temple and Kandy Lake, on this full-day tour to Kandy. Finish off with a stunning Kandyan cultural dance performance.

Highlights
  • Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Bahirawakanda Temple 
  • Enjoy a Kandyan cultural dance performance
  • Take a walk around the Kandy Lake
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    • Meet your driver at your hotel in Colombo and travel to Kandy.

    • Come to your first itinerary stop for the day, the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha. 

    • Proceed to stroll around Kandy Lake next to the temple. The lake was built in 1807 by King Sri Vikrama Rajasinh. The most alluring is the island situated in the middle of the lake.

    • Head to Bahirawakanda. Sri Maha Bodhi Viharaya is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in Bahirawakanda, approximately 2 km (1.2 mi) from the city centre. The temple is known for its giant Buddha statue. The statue of Buddha is depicted in the position of the Dhyana Mudra, the posture of meditation associated with his first Enlightenment, and can be seen from almost everywhere in Kandy. It stands at 26.83 m (88.0 ft) high and is one of the tallest Buddha statues in Sri Lanka.

    • Marvel at a spectacular cultural dance performance. Held in Kandy town, this cultural show depicts various forms of Kandyan dancing which was once native to the area but has now spread to different regions of the island. During the show, you will see several dances which depict the graceful movements of birds and animals, which trace their origins back to the ancient ritual known as the Kohomba Kapkariya, as well as energetic acrobatic performances where the men perform a series of leaping pirouettes and stunts such as plate-spinning and the dramatic ‘firewalk’ which ends the show.

    • Travel back to Colombo once the performance ends and get dropped off at your hotel. 

What's Included
  • Private transportation

  • Air-conditioned vehicle

  • Lunch

  • All entrance fees

  • Bottled water

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off 

What's Excluded
  • Tips
Meeting Point

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD 160.00 / person

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