Tour Package : Kandy

Distance from Homagama to Kandy:  

Travelling Time: 3 Hr 12 Minutes

Are you ready to visit the last capital of the ancient kings in Sri Lanka? The tour to Kandy will include visits to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic; a world-renowned place of worship, where the left tooth of Gautama Buddha is enshrined, Ceylon Tea Museum and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage- a shelter which affords care and protection to many orphaned Elephants found in the jungles of Sri Lanka. The Kandy Lake right in the heart of the hill city is a wonderful place for a calm and quiet evening stroll.

Places to Visit:

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a world-renowned place of worship, where the left tooth of Gautama Buddha is enshrined. The temple, which is venerated by thousands of local & foreign devotees and tourists daily was named as a world heritage by UNESCO in 1988.

The temple which carries a lot of value to Buddhists all over the world also has immense cultural value. The architecture is of unique Kandyan architectural style with a combination of the unique style used to build “Dalada Mandira” the shrines which housed the sacred Tooth Relic previously in other kingdoms.

The temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is built near the ancient Royal Palace which is situated to the North of the temple and the forest reserve called “Udawaththa Kelaya” to the East. The famous Kandy Lake also known as “Kiri Muhuda” to the South and “Natha & Paththini Devala” on the West. The temple is adorned with intricate carvings using gold, silver, bronze and ivory.

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage and hostage favorable place for wild Asian elephants situated in Pinnawala town, 13 km from Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa area of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala has the biggest count of hostage elephants in the world. In 2011, there were 96 elephants, including 43 males and 68 females from 3 ages, living in Pinnawala. The orphanage was established to mind and safeguard the many stranded unweaned wild elephants tracked down meandering in and close to the timberlands of Sri Lanka. It was laid out in 1975 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation. Guests who are visiting the Elephant Orphanage can see the everyday schedule of the elephants, for example, feeding of elephant calves, taking care of elephants, and washing them in the Ma Oya River.

Kandy City Center

Kandy City Centre is a ten-story business and retail complex which is situated in Kandy, Sri Lanka, close to the The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Kandy City Center Development project began in 1993 and the property was opened to the public in 2008. The complex was planned with ultramodern elements while consolidating the traditional culture of Kandy. The Leading body of Speculation has allowed the esteemed “Flagship Status” to this venture. The City Center contains a few banks, completely prepared convenience stores, present day eateries, food court, book shops, flower vendors, clothing stores, fragrance stores, an Ayurveda site and a range of entertainment activities. There is a five-level vehicle park outside which is the biggest vehicle park in Kandy. The complex has fourteen lifts. Six of the ten stories have direct street access because of the creative plan of the complex.