Private tour

Sri Lanka: Kandy Private Day Tour with Pickup

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

Sri Lanka: Kandy Private Day Tour with Pickup

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From £86.99 per person

Get picked up from your hotel in Colombo, Mount Lavinia, or Negombo, and take a private guided tour of Kandy. See some of the areas most interesting sights, including Giragama and the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic.

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Duration 14 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from most centrally-located hotels in Negombo & Wattala.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Take in the scents, sights, and sounds of the market square in Kandy
  • Learn about tea production at a tea plantation and factory in Giragama
  • Check out some local crafts at the gem lapidary and the wood carving workshop
  • See the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, an important Sri Lankan spiritual site
  • Admire the impressive Hill Capital, the last stronghold of the Sinhalese kings
Full description

Explore the spiritual city of Kandy on a guided private tour. See Buddhist sights, visit a tea plantation, stroll through the market square and check out a wood carving workshop and gem lapidary.

Get picked up from your hotel in Colombo, Mount Lavinia, or Negombo, and start your journey to Kandy. Visit a spice garden in Mawanella and a tea factory in Giragama along the way.

Spend an hour exploring the tea plantation and factory on your stop in Giragama. Learn about the various processes that go into producing this popular beverage.

Drive another 30 minutes and you'll arrive in the city of Kandy. Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, the market square, Upper Lake Road, a gem lapidary, and a wood carving workshop before having lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, admire the Hill Capital, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese kings during colonial times. Tour this important historic site before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Colombo, Mount Lavinia or Negombo
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Video and pictures of the sights
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants 12 and older must present physical or digital proof that they've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children between 5-11 years old must present proof that they've received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine and be accompanied by a vaccinated adult meeting the theater's entry requirements. Guests whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the performance date must also present either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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Product ID: 410789