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Cultural Kandy & Tea Tour

3 nights from €486

A short but comprehensive private tour, ideal for combining with a relaxing beach stay. Take in an elephant orphanage on route to the fascinating and historic city of Kandy, then wind into Nuwara Eliya for Sri Lanka's beautiful tea plantations - learn about the tea making process and enjoy the stunning scenery.

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Day to Day Itinerary

Cultural Kandy & Tea Tour

Day 1

BEACH TO KANDY

Pick up from Kalutara, Wadduwa or Negombo. Visit a spice garden and the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage, a conservation and educational centre that now has over 80 elephants. Watch the elephants in their bathing time in a nearby river before continuing to Kandy.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Randholee (or similar)
Day 2

KANDY

After breakfast visit Kandy town and bazaar, the arts and crafts centre, a gem museum and the famous Temple of the Tooth Relic. Kandy itself is beautifully historic and traditional, a World Heritage Site and the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings. Visit the extensive Peradeniya botanical garden in the afternoon, and witness a cultural show in the evening.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Randholee (or similar)
Day 3

KANDY TO NUWARA ELIYA

After breakfast depart for Nuwara Eliya and the lush tea plantations in the hill country. Observe the process of manufacturing tea and decide for yourself if this is the best tea in the world with a cup of Ceylon's finest. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: St Andrew (or similar)
Day 4

NUWARA ELIYA TO BEACH

Transfer from Nuwara Eliya to your chosen beach hotel, via Kitulgala. The Kelani River (where the Oscar winning Bridge on the River Kwai was filmed) flows through Kitulgala, making it a lush and beautiful area.

Meals: Breakfast
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