One Day Tour to Kandy for Kandy Perahera Festival from Beruwala, Bentota or Induruwa Beach Hotel.

Departure: Beruwala, Bentota or Induruwa Beach Hotel

Duration: Full Day

Mode of Transportation: Private Air-conditioned Vehicle

Itinerary:

  1. Early Morning Departure (6:00 AM): Your tour will start early in the morning to make the most of the day. You’ll be picked up from the Beach Hotel by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  2. Enroute to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (Approx. 2 hours): Enjoy a scenic drive through the picturesque landscapes of Sri Lanka as you head towards Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage.
  3. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage (8:00 AM – 10:00 AM): Experience the charm of Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, where you can watch elephants being bathed in the river and witness their playful interactions. This orphanage is home to orphaned and abandoned elephants that are cared for by dedicated staff.
  4. Breakfast Stop (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM): Take a break and enjoy a delicious Sri Lankan breakfast at a local restaurant on the way to Kandy.
  5. Arrival in Kandy (12:30 PM): Arrive in Kandy, a cultural hotspot of Sri Lanka. Check-in at your hotel and freshen up.
  6. Lunch (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM): Indulge in a traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant, savoring the flavors of the region.
  7. Explore Kandy (2:30 PM – 4:30 PM): Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), a UNESCO World Heritage site, which houses the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha. Explore the serene surroundings of the temple and learn about its historical significance.
  8. Free Time and Dinner (5:00 PM – 7:00 PM): Enjoy some leisure time to explore the local markets, stroll around Kandy Lake, or relax at your hotel. Later, have dinner at a local restaurant.
  9. Kandy Perahera Festival (7:30 PM – 10:00 PM): The highlight of the tour is the Kandy Perahera Festival, a vibrant and elaborate procession featuring traditional dancers, drummers, beautifully adorned elephants, and various cultural performances. Join the festivities and witness the grandeur of this annual event.
  10. Return to Induruwa Beach Hotel (10:30 PM): After an exhilarating day, your private vehicle will take you back to Induruwa Beach Hotel, where the tour concludes.

Inclusions:

  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Viewing Gallery Seat for one person.
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transportation.
  • Bottled water for the journey.

Exclusions:

  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Entrance fees to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and Pinnawala Elephant orphanage.
  • Any other item not specified in the inclusions.

Please Note:

  • The itinerary is subject to change based on local conditions and event schedules.
  • Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and footwear, as there will be walking involved.
  • Carry some cash for personal expenses, souvenirs, and tips.
  • Respect local customs and traditions while visiting religious sites and attending cultural events.

This one-day tour offers you a glimpse of Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage through its iconic festival and the heartwarming experience of interacting with elephants at the orphanage. It’s a perfect blend of cultural exploration and natural beauty, giving you memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Tour Price

Group Size


  

2 - 3 

4 - 5

6 - 8

9 -12

Kumbal Perahera

21st - 24th August

155 USD

125 USD

108 USD

102 USD

Final Kumbal Perahera
25th August

163 USD

133 USD

115 USD

109 USD

Randoli Perahera
26th - 29th August

163 USD

133 USD

115 USD

109 USD

Final Randoli Perahera
30th August

170 USD

136 USD

118 USD

112 USD

**Above price is per person

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