Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic , one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988. A stroll across this small lakeside town - cradled among the misty hills - will feature the Kandy City Center - bundled with latest and world class brands, a bazaar, an art & crafts center, as well as a gem museum & lapidary. Fine tube your evening by stepping to the beat of traditional music & drumming amplified by a cultural show enhancing the rich and vibrant culture of the wonder of Asia, Sri Lanka.
Peradeniya is a suburb of the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. Peradeniya is famous for the Royal Botanical Gardens, peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. The history of this garden dates back to 14th century. But it has been converted as botanical garden in 1821 by Alexander moon a , a british officer. The finest of its kind in Asia, the largest botanical garden in Srilanka.The total area of the botanical garden is 147 acres (0.59 km2), close to the river bank of mahaveli the longest river in Srilanka. The elevation is 460 meters above the sea level, with a 200-day annual rainfall. It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees and over 10000 trees are here. Attached to it is the National Herbarium of Sri Lanka. It is managed by the Division of National Botanic Gardens of the Department of Agriculture.
On the way can visit Tea factory.Tea production is one of the main sources of foreign exchange for Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is the world's fourth-largest producer of tea.The humidity, cool temperatures, and rainfall of the country's central highlands provide a climate that favors the production of high-quality tea. The industry was introduced to the country in 1867 by James Taylor, a British planter who arrived in 1852. Just step into a tea factory processing the prestigious brand of Ceylon Tea, to observe a rich tradition kept alive up to date. As you Observe the hissing and swishing of machines, inhaling the heavenly scent arising from these facilities, make sure to end your day in style over a perfectly blended cup of pure Ceylon Tea.
The throbbing metropolis, colombo - located in the west -is not only the country's commercial capital, but also the turbine that impels above 50% of the national GDP flanking Colombo's fancy urban development effort. Drive alone the clean streets edging the crystal white Race Course - horse racing hub in 1893 & World War II airstrip - furnished today with lavish clothing, food & tea boutiques. Meanwhile, ride to Pettah & tune into the Floating Market - an offbeat shopping experence -or feel the buzz surrounding the upcoming inspiration, the Colombo Port City- anoffshore ciy- featuring parks, commercial complexes & even an F1 track! Head alone Bauddhaloka Mawatha towards 'Arcade' facing a historic waypost, the Independence Square. Every disigneer boutique , top-notch cuisine outlet and even the 'walk-over fish tank', have revamped this colonical masterpiece into one of the trendiest shopping and hangout zones in Sri Lanka. Have a chilled beer at the Dutch Hospital while gazing through fancy windows showcasing best facion, jewelry & handicraft brands. Smell the scent of incense while listening to the chiming bells of Gaangarama temple. Or, jazz up to Colombo's night life spiced by night clubs & casinos that borderline its bustle. If you're lucky, head into an exhibition at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) before swaying your head to an opera or play at Nelun Pokuna that should just drive your day into perfection!
Transfer form colombo to Ariport for departure