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Kandy City Tour

Kandy City Tour

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Description

The city of Kandy is located at the centre of the island nation, Sri Lanka. The city is known as the 'Hill Capital' of Sri Lanka. Formerly called Maha Nuvara, the city was the last royal capital of the country. Situated in a valley at an altitude of 600m above the sea level, this is the second biggest city in the country. Surrounded by mountains and greenery, the city is one of the most scenic and popular tourist destinations. This fascinating city is the Heart of Sri Lankan culture and tradition. The city is also called the 'cultural capital of Sri Lanka', and righteously it was accorded the status of  UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988.

Popular Attractions that shouldn't be missed out during the city tour of Kandy are:

1. Dalada Maligawa – also known as ‘Temple of the Tooth’ or ‘Golden Temple’, this is an important historical tourist attraction as it preserves the sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha.

2. Udawattakele Sanctuary – This is a rainforest created by the British Colonials.

3. Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue – This is an 88feet tall statue of Buddha.

4. Kandy View Point – Have a bird's eye view of the Kandy city from here.

5. PInnawala Elephant Orphanage – This is a breeding ground for wild Asian Elephants. The orphaned elephants are brought here from the jungles and are taken care of.

6. Royal Botanical Gardens – This Is Sri Lanka's largest botanical garden with beautiful flowers, orchids and trees.

7. Spice Gardens.

8. Kandy Lake – This beautiful lake is an artificial creation built more than 200 years ago by one of the ancient rulers of the country.

9. Ceylon Tea Museum – Take a look at the historic tea processing equipment.

10. Kandy War Cemetery – Watch the plots of soldiers from World War II.

11. Kandy Garrison Cemetery – This is an old cemetery of the former British Empire in Sri Lanka.

12. World Buddhist Museum – Take a look at the Buddhist architecture and culture.

13. Pallekele International cricket stadium.

14. Royal palace Of Kandy.

16. Queen's bathing pavilion.

17. St. Anthony's Church.

18. Bogambara Prison.

19. The Kandy town hall.

20. Attend the Kandy Cultural show to witness Sri Lankan arts, dance and culture.

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Highlights :
• All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
• Hotel pickup and drop-off included from the city hotels
• Informative, friendly and professional guide
• Great overview and orientation of the visit
• Guide services for a more personalized experience

Activity :
• Sightseeing

Transport :
Airconditioned transport with driver

• 01 to 03 persons - Sedan cars - Indian make cars like Toyota Etios or Maruti Swift Desire 
• 03 to 05 persons - SUV cars - Toyota Innova or similar
• 06 to 10 persons - Tempo Traveller with 10 seats
• 11 to 18 persons - Mini coaches with 18 seater
• 19 to 42 persons - Coaches with 27 or 42 seater
All the vehicles are air-conditioned

Pickup and Departure :
 Pick up from mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.
 Drop at mentioned city Centre, Railway Station or your city hotel.           

• Tour Duration: Half-day 4-5 Hours
• Guide:  English speaking guide Included
• Assistance: Yes
• Entrance fees included: No
• Vehicle: Air-conditioned
• Driver with a phone: Yes
• Tour Starts Time: 0900 hrs.

Additional : 
• Confirmation will be sent within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
• Child below 5 years is free.
• No strict dress code is enforced at tour sites except for places of worship, shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended.
• We recommend comfortable walking shoes and sunglasses/sunscreen during the visit.
• Entrance fees to the monuments are not included and are to be paid directly. Any camera or video camera fees, if any, are to be paid directly

Timings :

09:00 am - 05:00 pm 

Things To Carry :
• Sunscreen
• Sunglasses
• Comfortable footwear

Advisory :
Special Holidays will not be liable for any dispute arising out of the rental between customer and vendor, guide or any service provider

Confirmation Policy :
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking Rate is based on a minimum 2 person sharing. We reserve the right to cancel in case the minimum no. of customers required for the visit on any date is not met.

Cancellation Policy :
• If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the visit, 25% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
• If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the visit, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
• If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the visit, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

Refund Policy :
•The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

You are required to furnish the correct Email address. As a customer, you agree to accept email as a means of communication and delivery of Travel vouchers and confirmation of your booking. In doing so, you agree not to hold www.specialholidays.com liable for any non-receipt of travel voucher or email confirmation.
As an additional measure to avoid any misuse of the credit card and to protect our customers, we may request for photocopies of your credit card (back and front) and a Credit Card Authorization Payment Form to exclude the possibility of any misuse. As a customer, you agree to cooperate and provide the necessary documents in case required.




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