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3 Days Tour to Kandy Nuwara Eliya & Sigiriya from Colombo

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    Day 1: COLOMBO - KANDY 

    Stop At: Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Kandy Lake, Centre of Kandy City, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Kandy Lake, also known as Kiri Muhuda or the Sea of Milk, is an artificial lake in the heart of the hill city of Kandy, Sri Lanka, built in 1807 by King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe next to the Temple of the Tooth. Over the years, it was reduced in size. It is a protected lake, with fishing banned

    Stop At: Royal Botanical Gardens, Peradeniya Road, Peradeniya 20400 Sri Lanka
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually. It is near the Mahaweli River. It is renowned for its collection of orchids.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kandy View Point, Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Climb the hill by Kandy Lake to reach Kandy view point and receive a view of the city that cannot be beaten. As a popular tourist spot, the area brings in a large amount of peddlers, though they often sell sub-par items. The area also has a reputation for high pickpocket activity, so keep an eye on your belongings. From the hill, you can enjoy great views over the lake and the city
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show, 7 Sangamitta Mawatha, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka
    Kandy cultural show – 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. The beat a dancing from \"Salupliya\" depicting several demons, \"Thelme\" vibrant expression of low country rhythm, Fire and Harvest dances accompanied by Ceremonial Drums and the Drum Orchestra rising and falling to the lively tempo. As many as 12 different folk and traditional dances are performed by Kandy lake club dance troop within the span of one hour.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Galle Face Green, Galle Road, Colombo Sri Lanka
    This long open space traditionally faces a narrow beach and the sea. This is the most popular beachfront park in Colombo city, to have a relaxing evening and see the sunset. Not only that, there are many activities to do such as walking, jogging, tasting sr Lankan street foods, fly kites and enjoy the fresh air. In the morning many people used to come to Galle face for exercising and in the fall of night street food vendors open their stalls where you can taste Sri Lanka's most famous 'Kottu Rotti' and 'Isso Wade'

    Pass By: Old Parliament Building, Fort, Colombo Sri Lanka
    This Neo-Baroque-style building was built during the British colonial era to house the Legislative Council of Ceylon. It was built on an idea of Sir Henry McCallum, which led to a proposal made by a committee to construct the new building for the Secretariat, Council Chamber and Government offices on reclaimed land at the northern end of Galle Face’ were accepted by the Government in 1920.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay At 3 star hotel

    Day 2: KANDY-NUWARA ELIYA 

    Stop At: Sita Temple, Peradeniya-Badulla-Chenkaladi Highway, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    Seetha Amman Temple is located approximately 1 kilometre from Hakgala Botanical Garden and 5 kilometres from Nuwara Eliya. The temple is located in the village of Seetha Eliya
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Hakgala Botanic Gardens, Badulla Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    Hakgala Botanical Garden is one of the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. The other four are Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Henarathgoda Botanical Garden, Mirijjawila Botanical Garden and Seetawaka Botanical Garden. It is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Glenloch Tea Factory, Estate Road, Katukitula 20588 Sri Lanka
    Glenloch Tea Factory situated in Nuwara Eliya District at Katukithula on the way to Nuwara Eliya from Kandy. Glenloch tea plantation at Katukithula are been maintain using all the correct method of planting, Soil conversation and Maneuvering. Sri Lanka Become the bets land of most renowned beverage of the world. Sri Lanka silvering water falls process naturally the beauty of nature, also the most favorable factor of the climate and the best soil conditions required for the health grow of the Tea Plant. Experience, dedication and the practice of the correct technology and along with its natural resources Sri Lanka to earn the best reputation for its tea , Ceylon tea all over the world. Glenloch tea is one of the giant partners of its significant endeavor of Sri Lanka to become the world No:01 and the biggest producer of quality tea.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Gregory Lake, Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka
    Gregory Lake was created in 1873 by the British era Governor at the time, Sir William Gregory, supposedly for the purpose of providing electricity. However, the lake was mainly used for leisure and recreation after it was built. At its peak of fame, Gregory Lake was the most prominent attraction in the area and was used as a place to relax by many visitors.

    Stop At: Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple, Kandy-Nuwaraeliya Road, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple is built by the Chinmaya Mission of Sri Lanka. Located in Ramboda on Kandy-Nuwara Eliya Road located approximately 30 odd kilometers North of Nuwara Eliya on the A-5 route facing the Kotmale Reservoir. The Chinmaya Mission is a Hindu spiritual organization engaged in the dissemination of Vedanta, the science of the self as expounded in the Vedas, particularly the Upanishads, and other important Hindu scriptures including the Bhagavad Gita. 
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Ambewela Farms, Nanuoya Rd, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    A must visit—The Ambewela Farm, sometimes referred to as ‘Little New Zealand’, is set in a picturesque landscape, and surrounded by lush greenery and mist-shrouded hilltops. Here, you can observe cows and cattle grazing on the farm along with other farm animals that visitors can interact with! If you’re lucky, you just might get to see the milking of the cows. You can also purchase farm-fresh dairy products here! 
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: St Clair's Falls, Hatton-Talawakele Highway, Talawakele, Nuwara Eliya 22200 Sri Lanka
    One of the widest waterfalls in Sri Lanka, the waterfall is found in the Nuwara Eliya district. It comprises of two smaller falls, ‘Mala Ella’ —The Greater Fall and ‘Kuda Ella’ —The Lesser Fall and is within close proximity of the Mlesna Tea Castle, St Clair. The name St. Clair was crowned cause of the St. Clair tea plantation surrounded by the fall.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight Stay At 3 star hotel

    Day 3: KANDY-SIGIRIYA

    Stop At: Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sigiriya Site between the towns of Dambulla and Habarane, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres high
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Dambulla Cave Temple, Jaffna Hwy, Habarana 50150 Sri Lanka
    Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres east of Colombo and 72 kilometres north of Kandy. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sigiriya Ceylon Tours, 200 Sigiriya Road,kimbissa,sri Lanka., Sigiriya 21121 Sri Lanka
    Sigiriya or Sinhagiri is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that is dominated by a massive column of rock nearly 200 metres high
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Golden Temple of Dambulla, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 kilometres east of Colombo and 72 kilometres north of Kandy. Dambulla is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sigiriya Museum, Sigiriya Thalkotta Sigiriya Thalkotta, Sigiriya, Central Province, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
    The Sigiriya Museum known to be the most beautiful museums in all of South Asia is managed by the central Cultural Fund. This museum represents the cultural, technological and archeological value of Sigiriya. The Sigiriya Museum allows its visitors to explore three decades of archeological research on Sigiriya. The design of the Sigiriya museum was inspired by the complex design systems evident in Sigiriya itself. Most importantly the cleaver use of water, where it both enhances the beauty and quality of the environment as well as the conservation of it for the purpose of irrigation is been replicated here at the Sigiriya Museum.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Dambulla Dedicated Economic Centre, Kandy - Jaffna Highway, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    Located in the Dambulla SecretariatDivision of Matale District, in the center of Dambulla town started in 1999 to establish a wholesale market for vegetables and fruits. One important feature of the DDEC is thus more direct participation of the farmers is selling farm produce.

    Pass By: Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Kurunegala Road, Dambulla 21100 Sri Lanka
    Rangiri Dambulla International Cricket Stadium is a 30,000 seat cricket stadium in Sri Lanka. The Stadium is situated in the Central Province, close to Dambulla a 60-acre (240,000 m²) site leased from the Rangiri Dambulla Temple, which is the first and only International cricket ground in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. The stadium is built overlooking the Dambulla Tank (reservoir) and the Dambulla Rock.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We are Arranging Pickups from All the Hotels In Colombo.( As Per Customer Pickup
    Points During confirmation)
    Duration
    3 days
    Return Details
    To Colombo Hotel
    Inclusions
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • 02 Nights 3*** Hotel Accommodation
    • Transport by air-conditioned (Bus/ Van/ Car)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • English Speaking Chauffeur
    • Bottle Water
    • Complimentary WiFi Excess During the Travel (Subjected To Availability)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
    • Entry/Admission - Royal Botanical Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Kandy Lake Club - Cultural Dance Show
    • Entry/Admission - Hakgala Botanic Gardens
    • Entry/Admission - Shri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Ambewela Farms
    • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Sigiriya
    • Entry/Admission - Dambulla Cave Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya Ceylon Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Temple of Dambulla
    • Entry/Admission - Sigiriya Museum
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Comfortable walking shoes recommended for this tour.
    • All visitors to Buddhist and Hindu temples are expected to remove footwear and hats. Also shoulders and knees should be covered
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This trip is a great way to see some of Sri Lanka in a short time. Our driver was flexible, punctual and informative. The agency was helpful.We were lucky that our trip coincided with the Kandy festival in early August- a memorable experience and strongly...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Apple Vacations Srilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Philip! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

    I had a really good time on this trip. I wanted to see the major highlights in Sri Lanka and only had a few days - this trip was perfect. My driver, Buddika, was excellent. Always on time and was willing to customize the trip...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Apple Vacations Srilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Spencer! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

    We would recommend this agency to anyone traveling to Sri Lanka. Always quick to respond to questions via texts. If you want to upgrade your accommodation, it could be arranged at little extra cost. They are very flexible in terms of scheduling and reasonable regarding...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Apple Vacations Srilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear My H! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers...More

    Reviewed 13 May 2019 via mobile

    We had spoken with Jeevan from Apple tours about our trip which was planned for August. He has been super helpful, quick to reply and quick to help us resolve any issues. Pleased with the serviceMore

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Apple Vacations Srilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2019

    Dear Sharavanan! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thank you so much for mentioning Jeev here, we are pretty sure that your feedback will...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2019

    Arranging this 3-days tour with Apple Vacations was surprisingly easy. Jeev was super quick to respond to any of my queries regarding to the trip before I decided to book the tour. And during the 3-days, Aaron, my driver/guide, was also excellent. Very punctual. Very...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    AppleVacations0312, Public Relations Manager at Apple Vacations Srilanka, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2019

    Dear Chaitech! Greetings Behalf of Apple Vacations, First of all, thank you for taking the time to write to us. We’re always delighted to hear from a happy customer! Thanks so much for the positive feedback. It’s always good to know that our customers are...More

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