Full-Day Kandy Highlights Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Your full-day tour will visit the Temple of the sacred tooth Relic, spice gardens and the Royal Botanical Gardens. You will receive an Ayurvedic treatment in the morning and after lunch reach the Kandy viewpoint and its surroundings. In the afternoon, you will visit the Gem Museum, wood crafting work shop and view a cultural dance.
Please inform us of any special requests and we will try to accommodate them. Pickup and drop-off from your Kandy hotel is included.


Great overview and orientation of the city

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Excellent value for money

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Temple of the sacred tooth Relic, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province

the holding place of the sacred tooth relic of Buddha which has been enshrined on the island since the 4th century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kandy view point, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province

you can see the amazing city view on this Kandy view point.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya, Kandy District, Central Province

The location of the finest of its kind in Asia Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens, the finest of its kind in Asia, the largest of the botanical gardens of Sri Lanka

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Kandy lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, Kandy, Kandy District, Central Province

Sri Lanka, a country rich with culture & tradition offers a very vibrant and unique show of Sri Lankan traditional dances, in the form of Kandy cultural show.

Duration: 1 hour


Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off in Kandy

Transport by private vehicle


Food and drinks


Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Entry/Admission - Kandy View Point

Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens

Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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  • 23-Jun-2018

    The tour guide had difficulty with speaking English. He did not give us any guidance other than taking us a few touristic places. He took us to Botanical Garden and a private tea factory and left us there at the front door with no any information about the places. We could have taken the same tour with a taxi driver. The car was very old and dirty which we assumed was normal but we have found a much better car with our hotel for a cheaper price. We had to leave them in the middle of the tour since it was not making any difference making this tour with a guide who is no use.

  • 20-Dec-2017

    Our guide was not the best at English or knowledge.We basically had to plan the tour for him. Botanical gardens the highlight.

  • 23-Nov-2017

    We had a very nice day with our driver Peyanta Panagala. He was a very friendly and helpful man and took us to a lot of interesting places.Botanic garden and Temple of the Tooth was fantastic. As it was a private tour with Peyanta he was eager to make it our tour. On his day of Peyanta even helped us to get seats in 2nd class on the Train to Ella. We were so glad we didnt have to stand up on this 6,5 hour Journey by train!

  • 31-Jul-2017

    This is nothing but driving around in a terrible car, and traffic, all day long. I wouldn't recommend this tour.

  • 04-Jan-2017

    This tour is excellent - you can't get a better guide than Priyanth. He knows exactly where to go and when to go, and is always smiling and joking and accommodating. We spent almost the whole day out, and had complete fun. The last stop was the Temple of Tooth which was brilliant, so were the dance performances and not forgetting the gigantic Botanical Gardens. Highly-recommended.

  • 07-Oct-2016

    I highly recommend this tour. We almost covered everything in one day.

  • 11-Sep-2016

    Tour could have been better coordinated. Our tour operator was not very communicative and did not describe the destinations properly. He did know some tricks on how to save us some money here and there. We did not like particularly the visits to gem and wood factory and spice gardens. As clearly these are tourist traps where if we buy something the tour operator along with his buddies get a commission for over priced items. Did not like the fact that we had to tip everywhere we go. I mean we are paying entrance fees or in case of Kandian Cultural show we paid 1000rupees and then they expect us to tip after we take a photo. i would have rather not taken the photo.....I would not recommend this tour operator.

  • 06-Sep-2016

    All thanks to Priyank - the driver/guide, me and my mother had a wonderful experience of Kandy beginning the trip with a visit to Pinnawala and ending it with a lovely evening of Kandyan Cultural dances. The best part of the trip is the visit to the Botanical Gardens which is worth the money you pay to enter. The spice garden, the gem and tea museum can be given a miss. The Temple of the Relic was quaint, but crowded as it was during the time of the Esala Perahera. When in Kandy, take this trip. Priyank may not be very conversant in English, but is very influential, making the trip easy on your knees.

  • 26-Jun-2016

    Great tour
    Excellent guide did what I asked for and more
    If you know they have favourite places to stop that is fine but stick to your schedule and you wont be disappointed
    Hos English wad good and managed to do everything at elephant orphanage

  • 01-Feb-2016

    You are paying for the driver to take you to the various places of interest. Good way to see everything and it is just you or the 2 of us in our case in the car. Worth doing, just research first so you don't get ripped off.
    Elephant orphanage: Tried to charge us 5,000 LKR for a 30 min ride when we knew other places were only 2,500 LKR. After we said we didn't want to ride them then, they dropped the price to 2,500 LKR. I think the driver gets commission for bringing people here as there are many orphanages. One guys who worked there took my camera to take pictures and kept saying how we should pay money to them after we paid out 2,500 rupees each as other British people had and had also given them extra money and some English t-shirts. All a bit of a money making scheme and we felt a bit uncomfortable.
    Spice Garden was very nice, and free to walk around, although you have a guide that makes you try and buy products afterwards.
    Tea plantation: Very interesting and you get to try some tea at the end. We bought some tea here as we did actually want to take some back with us.
    Botanical Garden: The driver firstly tried to take us to a Gem Shop which is not in the itinerary but we said we didn't want to, and he said but it is free. I expect it was owned by a family member and wanted us to buy some gems from them. The Botanical Garden is nice 2,000 rupees to get in to see some flowers etc. We were also badgered by some guy who worked there for money
    Temple of Tooth Relic: This was nice to visit, although after paying 1,100 LKR to get in you, our driver handed us over to a guide, who expected us to pay him at the end, even though we could not understand a word he was saying. Kind of ruined it for us as we wanted to walk around at our own pace but we felt bad for him so stuck with him. You have to hand your shoes in before you can enter and when you collect, they try to get more money off you, in order to get your own shows back. They see tourists a mile off!

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