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Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Cave Temples Private Day Trip

Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Golden Temple of Dambulla, on this private day trip with a personal guide — a must-do activity when visiting Sri Lanka. You’re chauffeured in the comfort of your own vehicle for the approximate 4-hour drive from Negombo, Colombo or Mount Lavinai. Climb the 5th-century fortress on a sightseeing tour of the 8th Wonder of the World. After lunch, tour the impressive cave temple and marvel at its Buddha statues.
  • Duration: 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 14 hours
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$90.00 USD
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Day tour to Sigiriya & Dambulla from Kandy by Aaliya Tours

Travel to Sigiriya and Dambulla with ease on this day tour from Kandy with a round-trip transfer. Depart from your Kandy hotel in a private vehicle with a driver-guide. Explore the temples and statues at Sigiriya. Next, continue to Dambulla, where you can admire the large ancient cave temple complex.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.00 USD
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Dambulla Sigiriya Tour with MTH

Without driving yourself—something not recommended to visitors to Sri Lanka—visiting Dambulla, Sigiriya, and Minneriya National Park in a day from Kandy is impossible. This private tour makes it easy: with a personal driver-guide to explain the sights and scenery, and comfortable private minivan transport. Explore Dambulla’s icon-filled caves, view Sigiriya rocktop ruins, and enjoy a 4x4 safari to see Minneriya’s elephants or a local village tour.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00 USD
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Polonnaruwa Day Tour with MTH

Visit the royal ancient city of Polonnaruwa with ease on this private full-day tour. Depart from your hotel with your driver-guide and make your way to Polonnaruwa. Learn about its history and wander through its well-preserved archaeological ruins. Explore the wide array of tombs, temples, statues, and stupas. At the end of the day, transfer back to your hotel.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Duration: 1 day
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$27.00 USD
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Private Day Tour: Polonnaruwa and Minneriya from Kandy

Enjoy personalized attention and the ability to travel at your own pace on this private tour of Polonnaruwa and Minneriya from Kandy. With a private guide dedicated to you and your party, you'll get the most out of commentary tailored to your interests. Visit the many architectural and archaeological sites, including Gal Vihara, the Polonnaruwa Vatadage, Sathmahal Prasada, Medirigiriya Vatadage, and theLankathilaka Image House, among others.
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.00 USD
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Private Day Trip to Hiriwaduna Village and Sigiriya from Kandy

Sample the best of Sri Lanka’s local culture, wildlife, and history during this 12-hour private excursion. Take a guided trek to Hiriwaduna in the Sri Lankan interior where you’ll admire diverse bird life, enjoy a boat ride, and dig into an included lunch at a village house. Then head to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sigiriya Rock Fortress, which dates back to the 5th century.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00 USD
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Polonnaruwa Unesco Heritage Tour from Kandy Dambulla Sigiriya or Polonnaruwa

The ruins of the Polonnaruwa garden city kingdom are considered some of the best-preserved in all of Sri Lanka. Access them with ease on this 8-hour tour from Kandy, which includes round-trip transportation from your hotel as well visits to other enticing attractions along the way.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$40.00 USD
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Sigiriya Day Tour from Kandy with all included

Get a comprehensive tour of the Dambulla Rock Caves and Sigiriya Rock on this private excursion from Kandy. You'll get personalized attention from your guide and be able to focus on the aspects of the sites that interest you. Learn about Sri Lanka's history and geology through guided commentary tailored to your private group's interests. Round-trip transportation from Kandy means no need to rent a car.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00 USD
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Private Full-Day Village Walking Tour from Kandy

Escape the tourist track and venture into the heart of Sri Lankan village life during this immersive guided countryside tour from Kandy. Learn about traditionally grown spices and produce, hike to a jungle-surrounded waterfall, and try your hand at making local dishes after a live cooking demonstration. Tours include a tasty home-cooked lunch and an optional dip in a nearby river.
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 to 6 hours
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$75.00 USD
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James Taylor's Tea Story Tour from Kandy

Steep yourself in the origins of Sri Lanka’s tea industry thanks to this 6-hour private exploration of the famous Loolkandura Estate. Learn about the creation of this historic tea plantation and its founder James Taylor, as you explore his legacy and discover the tea cultivation and production process. All entrance fees, plus water and snacks, are included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00 USD
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Private overnight adventure tour to knuckles and Meemure village with Camping

Meemure Village camp offers guests an opportunity to experience what it is like to live in the ancient isolated village of Meemure. The village is situated deep in the Knuckles Wilderness, where the local people have maintained their traditional and cultural attitudes towards the forest’s existence. during your two days stay at Meemure, you can experience the real traditional life style along with some adventure.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00 USD
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Water Falls Hunt

Get out of the city and explore waterfalls on this nature tour. Depart from your Kandy hotel with your driver-guide and make your way to the countryside. Explore the waterfalls from Wattegama to Bambarella and take time to hike past misty mountains, green valleys, and turquoise pools. Admire the rich nature of the area and spot the seven waterfalls. Enjoy a traditional Sri Lankan lunch.
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.00 USD
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Scenic Train Tour to Ella from Kandy

Take one of Sri Lanka’s most scenic train rides—from Kandy to Ella—without having to arrange tickets or transfers independently on this private trip. After Kandy hotel pickup, take your seat—chosen for optimal views—on the Ella-bound train. Then, admire tea estates, valleys, and villages as you travel into hill country before time in Ella to shop and eat (own expense), and a chauffeured return drive to Kandy.
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 13 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.00 USD
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Kandy City Tour with Pinnawala Orphanage ,Temple of Tooth and Tea factory.

Kandy Last kingdom of srilanka .It has so many sights that it’s hard to cover them in a day without private transport. This private tour delivers: with a personal car to whisk you around and a driver-guide to share stories and history that you might miss alone. Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, Temple of the Tooth, and tea museum; visit a cultural show with fire-walking, and more. hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$18.00 USD
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Kandy, Peradeniya & Pinnawala Tour from Kandy

Kandy has so many sights that it’s hard to cover them in a day without private transport. This private tour delivers: with a personal car to whisk you around and a driver-guide to share stories and history that you might miss alone. Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and Temple of the Tooth; visit a cultural show with fire-walking, and more. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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$33.00 USD
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Day tour to Nuware Eliya (Littel England) From Kandy

Get out of the city and explore Sri Lanka’s tea country on this full-day tour. Depart from your Kandy hotel in an private vehicle. Accompanied by a driver-guide, make your way into the countryside and admire the views. Stop at Ramboda Waterfall and a tea plantation and factory, and stroll past the charming bungalows and gardens of Nuwara Eliya.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.99 USD
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Air port to kandy pick ups & drops with elephant orphanage

Summary of Airport Pick-up from Colombo Airport to Kandy with visit elephant orphanage. This is a reliable private arrival transfer from Bandaranaike International Airport to your hotel in Kandy via elephant orphanage. With this reliable airport pick up service, you will arrive to Sri Lanka with dreams, hopes and avoid the hidden dangers. This private transfer can be tailored according to your needs.  There are Multiple pick up locations available for this private transfer. Your friendly driver will assist you with your luggage and take you to your hotel in Kandy in an air-conditioned, comfortable vehicle (car / van depending on the number of guests).
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.77 USD
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Water Falls Hunt and Night Camp under the Stars with BBQ

Trekking in Sri Lanka’s hill country alone may mean overlooking hidden trails and beauty spots. Ideal for nature lovers, this overnight hike from Kandy takes you to seven waterfalls on a route through the foothills of the Knuckles Mountains, with a guide to show you the sights and prevent you getting lost. After seeing the falls, camp overnight in the mountains with a barbecue dinner before returning the next morning.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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$84.00 USD
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Kandy Day Tour

Kandy, more popularly known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka, is an attractive tourist destination. Its history dates back to the 15th century, when it was the last royal capital of the country. The city is 115km from Colombo and is the second biggest city in Sri Lanka. Kandy has an abundance of culture around it; the Temple of the Tooth being the most popular attraction. The centre of the city is situated in a valley which is elevated at 600m above sea level. Kandy Lake is an artificial creation by one of the past rulers and today, it is a scenic centre piece of the town. Also, home to an international cricket stadium, Kandy brings in thousands of cricket fans. Sports, religion, history and culture, Kandy has it all! A Day tour of Kandy should not be missed out on your tour of Sri Lanka.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Duration: 12 hours
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$170.00 USD
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Sigiriya

Day tour - sigiriyastart from kandy pick uppick up time 8.00 amactivities - visit dabulla cave templesigiriya lion rock evening climb pidurangalaand drop hotel in Sigiriyaprovide comfortable car and guid
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00 USD
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Private Kandy City Tour By Allion Car with English Speaking Driver

06 Hours, Private Kandy City Tour By Allion Car with English Speaking Driver : Kandy, more popularly known as the hill capital of Sri Lanka, is an attractive tourist destination. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988.  You will visit in this Kandy city tour including Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Museum, Walking around Kandy Lake,  Kandy View Point. In addition to the above we provide shopping facilities for Gems, Wood Carvings and Batik in Kandy. A tour of Kandy should not be missed out on your tour of Sri Lanka.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00 USD
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Day tour to Polonnaruwa From Kandy by Aaliya Tours

Our driver collect you from the hotel in Kandy as earlier as possible (around 8 am or before)   transfer to Polonnaruwe – Approximately 3-3.5 hour’s drive to the Polonnaruwa. Kings ruled the central plains of Sri Lanka from Polonnaruwa 800 years ago, when it was a thriving commercial and religious center. The glories of that age can be found in the archaeological treasures that still give a pretty good idea of how the city looked in its heyday. 
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.90 USD
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Riverston Nature Lovers Day Tour With Mahaweli

Take a full day outside Kandy to hike in RIversturn with a guide. Embarking on a full-day hike in unfamiliar territory may be daunting, but traveling with a guide means you'll have someone taking care of the navigation and providing commentary on the area's flora and fauna. From the peak, you'll get photo-worthy views of the terraced rice paddies in the Thelgamuwa Valley and the Knuckles Mountain Range. Take a dip in the refreshing Thelgamuwa Oya and enjoy a picnic lunch and refreshments midday.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$50.00 USD
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Private Day Tour: Mahiyanganaya from Kandy

This tour takes you to see the primitive tribes of Sri Lanka, the Veddahs. Enjoy the view along the way. Visit Sorabora Wewa and Ulhitiya Wewa Reservoir, which provides water to the locals. Tour the Mahiyangana Temple on reaching the historic town of Mahiyangana. Travel through the wilderness to the Dambana Veddah village.   Get to see this community of incredibly traditional primitive tribe, who still live off the land by hunting and farming. Enjoy looking at the small and intimate museum that has been set up to showcase the various equipment the Veddas have used to fish and hunt over the centuries.Please Note: You may not actually get a chance to hunt with the Veddahs, depending on when you visit; but you will definitely get the chance to converse with the hunters. SKU: LK60022400
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.00 USD
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