One Day Tour to Kandy from Weligama/ Mirissa Beach Hotel for Kandy Perahera Festival and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage


    Duration: 1 Day

    Departure: Early morning from your Weligama/ Mirissa beach hotel.


    1. Departure from Beach Hotel:
    • Your private chauffeur-driven vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Weligama/ Mirissa early in the morning, ensuring a comfortable and convenient start to your day.
    1. Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage:
    • Enroute to Kandy, you will stop at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, where you can witness these majestic creatures in a semi-natural environment. You’ll have the opportunity to watch the elephants being bathed in the river and learn about the orphanage’s conservation efforts.
    1. Lunch Break:
    • Enjoy a delicious Sri Lankan lunch at a local restaurant on your way to Kandy.
    1. Visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic:
    • Arrive in Kandy and head straight to the sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa). Explore the temple’s intricate architecture and learn about its historical significance as a place where a tooth relic of Buddha is enshrined.
    1. Explore Kandy City:
    • Take a leisurely stroll around Kandy’s bustling streets, maybe even do some souvenir shopping or try local street food.
    1. Kandy Perahera Festival:
    • The highlight of your tour will be attending the Kandy Perahera Festival. This annual procession features elegantly adorned elephants, traditional dancers, drummers, and various performers parading through the streets of Kandy. It’s a unique opportunity to witness a vibrant display of Sri Lankan culture and spirituality.
    1. Dinner:
    • Enjoy a scrumptious dinner at a local restaurant, savoring authentic Sri Lankan flavors.
    1. Return to Beach Hotel:
    • After a fulfilling day of exploration and cultural immersion, your chauffeur will drive you back to your beach hotel in Weligama/ Mirissa.


    • This itinerary is just a suggestion and can be customized according to your preferences and the actual schedule of the Kandy Perahera Festival, as it takes place on different dates each year. It’s recommended to check the festival dates in advance and plan your tour accordingly.


    • Private chauffeur-driven vehicle
    • Kandy Esala Perahera Vieiwng Gallery Seat.
    • Traditional Kandyan dance performance and Perahera festival viewing


    • Personal expenses
    • Entrance fees to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Temple of the Tooth Relic
    • Lunch and dinner at local restaurants
    • Any items not mentioned in the inclusions

    Please remember to check the availability of tickets and accommodations in advance, especially during the Kandy Perahera Festival, as it’s a popular event that attracts a lot of visitors.


    Tour Price

    Group Size


    2 - 3 

    4 - 5

    6 - 8

    9 -12

    Kumbal Perahera

    21st - 24th August

    179 USD

    143 USD

    120 USD

    112 USD

    Final Kumbal Perahera
    25th August

    185 USD

    150 USD

    126 USD

    119 USD

    Randoli Perahera
    26th - 29th August

    185 USD

    150 USD

    126 USD

    119 USD

    Final Randoli Perahera
    30th August

    189 USD

    153 USD

    130 USD

    122 USD

    *Above price for per person.

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