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Day 01

One of our professional English speaking chauffeur will warmly welcome you at the arrival of Bandaranayake International Airport or your hotel and transfer to Kandy. On the way to Kandy, you will visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Spice Garden. In the Evening you can visit the Kandy Temple. End of the day stay overnight at Hotel in Kandy.

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of the best place for an up close and personal experience with the world’s largest land mammals. It established in 1975 as place for shelter and care the wounded elephants and abandoned baby elephants found in jungle. It is currently home to a herd of over 90 elephants.

Herbal & Spice Garden

Best place to see many different types of spices in Sri Lanka. You will be introduced to different spices and shown how some of these spices are grown and processed. A processing and training unit has been set up in the area and farmers are grouped in a cooperative to ensure fair prices and you will also be able to purchase spices. Gardens are open to visitors, a delightful place to stroll in fragrant greenery and learn about nutmeg, pepper vines, clove trees and curry, cinnamon and the precious cardamom, a relative of ginger.

Kandy Temple

The Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a major attraction in Kandy city. It was built within the royal palace complex which houses the tooth relic of the Buddha, a tooth, which is venerated by Buddhists. The relic has played an important role in the local politics since ancient times. Kandy was the capital of the Sinhalese Kings from 1592 to 1815, fortified by the terrain of the mountains and the difficult approach. The city is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO, in part due to the temple.

Day 02

After breakfast leave for breathtaking town of Nuwara Eliya. On the way you can visit tea plantations and beautiful waterfalls. End of the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel or Colombo International Airport for departure.

Tea Plantation

Renowned worldwide, Ceylon tea is one of Sri Lanka’s primary exports. The central province is the main region where Sri Lanka’s top exporting good Ceylon Tea is produced. Significant areas in the upcountry were converted to tea plantations during the time of British colonization. In the beginning of British rule, tea plants were introduced to the island in hopes of creating a lucrative export industry.

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya, known as the garden city of Asia for its hills, valleys and waterfalls, is 6,182 feet above sea level and is situated at the foot of Mount Pidurutalagala, Sri Lanka’s highest peak. Set in the heart of tea-country, this beautiful town is where the British succeeded in creating an English countryside, with homes in styles from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well-kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican church, and the famous golf course and beautiful parks given the place an air of real nostalgia.