One-Day Tour to Kandy for Perahera Festival from Kosgoda or Ahungalla Beach Hotel

Departure: Early morning from Kosgoda or Ahungalla Beach Hotel

Itinerary:

  1. Departure from Kosgoda or Ahungalla Beach Hotel: Start your journey in the early morning from the Beach Hotel. You’ll be picked up by a comfortable private vehicle with a knowledgeable guide who will accompany you throughout the day.
  2. Breakfast En Route: On the way to Kandy, enjoy a delicious breakfast at a local restaurant, giving you a taste of Sri Lankan cuisine and ensuring you’re energized for the day ahead.
  3. Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage: Arrive at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, a renowned conservation center for orphaned and injured elephants. Witness these gentle giants up close as they bathe, play, and interact with their caretakers. This experience provides insight into Sri Lanka’s commitment to elephant conservation.
  4. Lunch Break: Stop for a traditional Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor authentic flavors and relax before continuing your journey to Kandy.
  5. Explore Kandy City: Upon reaching Kandy, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), which houses the revered relic of Buddha’s tooth. This sacred site holds immense significance for Buddhists and is a focal point of the Perahera Festival.
  6. Shopping and Sightseeing: Stroll through Kandy’s bustling streets and markets, where you can shop for handicrafts, gems, textiles, and other souvenirs. Explore the local shops and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city.
  7. Evening at the Kandy Perahera Festival: As the sun sets, immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Kandy Perahera Festival. This annual cultural extravaganza showcases traditional dances, drumming performances, elaborately adorned elephants, and processions of devotees carrying the sacred tooth relic. Experience the spiritual fervor and dazzling spectacle of this event, which is a true highlight of your day.
  8. Return to the Beach Hotel: After the Perahera Festival, begin your journey back to your Beach Hotel. Reflect on the mesmerizing experiences of the day as you travel through the picturesque landscapes of Sri Lanka.
  9. Dinner Break: On the way back, stop for a relaxed dinner at a local restaurant, where you can enjoy a variety of Sri Lankan dishes.
  10. Arrival at the Beach Hotel: Arrive back at your hotel in Kosgoda or Ahungalla, where you can unwind and reminisce about the exciting day you’ve had.

One-Day Tour to Kandy for Perahera Festival from Kosgoda or Ahungalla Beach Hotel Price

Group Size


  

2 - 3 

4 - 5

6 - 8

9 -12

Kumbal Perahera

21st - 24th August

160 USD

130 USD

110 USD

105 USD

Final Kumbal Perahera
25th August

167 USD

135 USD

117 USD

110 USD

Randoli Perahera
26th - 29th August

167 USD

135 USD

117 USD

110 USD

Final Randoli Perahera
30th August

175 USD

140 USD

120 USD

115 USD

*Above price is per person Sharing Basis.

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    Note: The schedule may vary based on the exact timing of the Perahera Festival and other local factors. It’s recommended to check the festival dates in advance and make necessary arrangements. This tour involves a fair amount of travel time, so be prepared for an early start and a late return.

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