Meeting & Tour Starting Point: Bentota or Bandaranaike International Airport
Highlights: Peradeniya Botanical Gardens / Temple of the Tooth Relic / Kandy City / Art & Crafts /Bahirawakanda Temple
Departure Time: 6.00 AM
Return Time (Approximately): 11.00 PM
You will be starting your tour from your hotel in Bentota. Your chauffeur will pick you up at 6:00 am. Drive 4 hours to Peradeniya, home of the Royal Botanical Garden. The garden is well-known for its large collection and variety of ornamental, decorative, and medicinal plants, as well as a large collection of orchids.
Pause for lunch (at your own cost) before continuing to the city of Kandy. Soak in the spectacular sight of the city at the Kandy View Point and after visit Bahirawakanda Temple. Afterwards, make your way to the Temple of the Tooth, a holy Buddhist temple that draws pilgrims from all over the world. According to legend, the temple holds a relic of the tooth of Buddha. It is a beautiful structure which was once part of the royal palace complex of the ancient kingdom of Kandy.
Later you will visit one or more of the craft workshops in Kandy; such as lapidaries, woodcarvers or batik factories. You will be watching the craftsmen ply their trade creating beautiful works of art from scratch. You will also be able to purchase souvenirs if you so wish. Leave Kandy en route to Bentota stop for dinner (at your own cost). Your vehicle will return you to your hotel around 11 pm.
Tour Inclusions Exclusions
- Hotel pickup and drop-off.
- Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Service of an English Speaking chauffeur guide.
- Bottled water.
- Meals where not specified.
- Gratuities (optional)
- Expenses of personal nature.