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Private Day Trip: Horton Plains and Pedro Tea Factory from Nuwara Eliya

Get an in-depth look at the beautiful landscapes of Sri Lanka’s hilly interior during this 8-hour private day trip. Explore Horton Plains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, before enjoying a guided walk to scout for wildlife as you journey to ‘World’s End.’ You’ll also visit Baker Falls, enjoy an included lunch, and visit a tea plantation and factory.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Kandy Day Tour with Pinnawala From Colombo

Sri Lanka’s hill capital, Kandy, and Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage are impossible to visit in a day from Colombo using public transport. This private full-day tour lets you experience them both and more, smoothly and easily. See the elephants at Pinnawala, and then visit Kandy’s Temple of The Tooth, Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, and a nearby tea factory; all with a driver-guide, air-conditioned vehicle, and entrance fees included.
  • Duration: 10 to 14 hours
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  • Duration: 10 to 14 hours
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Highlights Of Sigiriya & Dambulla Day Excursions From Colombo

The journey of your tour will be starts from Colombo & the 1st Destination will be Dambulla Cave Temple thereafter Sigiriya Rock.
  • Duration: 12 to 13 hours
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  • Duration: 12 to 13 hours
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Private Day Trip: Sigiriya and Dambulla Rock Cave Temple from Kandy

Cast your eyes over two of Sri Lanka’s greatest historical treasures on a Sigiriya and Dambulla Rock Caves day trip from Kandy. Marvel at the towering, UNESCO-listed Sirigiya rock and see its ruined fortress, landscaped gardens, and 1,500-year-old rock-face frescoes of maidens. After a lunch stop (own expense), visit UNESCO-protected Dambulla to see its temple-style caves of murals and Buddha images. Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus private guide, and private air-conditioned transport included.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Day Tour: Sigiriya Rock and Dambulla Cave Temple Tour from Colombo

Explore two of Sri Lanka’s UNESCO-listed highlights on a privately guided day trip to Dambulla and the Sigiriya Rock from Colombo. View Sri Lanka’s countryside and villages as you journey to the atmospheric Dambulla Cave Temple, a cliffside cave complex packed with Buddha images and frescoes. Explore the caverns and after lunch continue to Sigiriya, a spectacular, ruined 5th-century royal fortress atop a gigantic rock outcrop. Climb the stairs up, passing the rock murals on the way, and marvel at the ruins and 360-degree views from the top.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Private Day-Tour: Highland Highlights from Kandy

Discover the gorgeous, UNESCO-protected Central Highlands of Sri Lanka on a private day trip from Kandy. Traveling with an informative personal guide, head into the island’s lush hill country, famous for its tea estates, exotic flora, waterfalls and cool mountain climate. Learn about tea production and sample some varieties at a Nuwara Eliya tea factory,  and stop to admire the spectacular Ramboda Falls. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely visit to the Hakgala Botanical Gardens and Gregory Lake before concluding with a drive back to Kandy.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Private Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

Get an in-depth exploration of Kandy on this full-day private tour from Colombo with a round-trip transfer. Depart from your Colombo hotel and head to the Temple of the Tooth, which contains the Sacred Tooth Relic of Buddha. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens and admire its wide array of orchids, spices, and medicinal plants.
  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
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  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
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Private Tour: Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately guided, full-day trip from Colombo. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Colombo.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Private Day Tour: Majestic Kandy Sights Tour from Dambulla

Enjoy a full-day tour of picturesque Kandy—Sri Lanka’s second-largest city—on this guided excursion from Dambulla. Visit the Temple of the Tooth, one of the world’s holiest Buddhist sites, and stroll through rare plant specimens in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Tours also include an exclusive meet-and-greet with local artisans, with the chance to take home souvenirs.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Horton Plains-World's End Tour From Nuwaraeliya

Make an early start to Horton Plains National Park at 06:00. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you'll take a guided walk along the nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. A variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards, highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye, Dull-blue Flycatcher, Sri Lanka Bush Warbler, Yellow-eared Bulbul may be encountered. Also keep your eye out for troops of Bear Monkey, and Sambar (Sri Lanka’s largest species of deer) which are regularly seen in the plains close to the entrance. You will continue your journey up to Bakers waterfalls.
  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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  • Duration: 4 to 6 hours
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PRIVATE SIGIRIYA & DAMBULLA DAY TOUR From Colombo

Explore the historical sites of Sigiriya and Dambulla with ease on this full-day private tour. Depart from your Colombo hotel in a private vehicle with a driver and make your way to Sigiriya Rock. Admire the architecture and frescoes as well as the massive lion-shaped gateway. Then continue on to the rock cave temple at Dambulla before returning to your hotel.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Kandy City Tour with Elephant Orhanage and Royal Botanical Garden

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
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Kandy Day Tour From Colombo With Sri Lankan Lunch

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately full-day trip from Colombo. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Colombo.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Highlights Of Kandy Day Tour From Colombo

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately full-day trip from Colombo. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Colombo.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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Private Day Trip to Haputale from Nuwara Eliya

Elevate your Sri Lanka trip with this 10-hour excursion to the historic mountain town of Haputale. Learn about the area’s longstanding connection to the British tea industry during a visit to a local factory, and take in the great views from the Lipton’s Seat viewpoint. You’ll also get to explore the lovely architecture of the Benedictine Monastery of Adisham.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Day Trip: Matale from Dambulla

This tour takes you to three lesser knowns, but amazing, locations in the area of Matale. You will first view the beautiful, historic and completely mysterious Nalanda Gedige. Then you will have a fun-filled visit in the form of the Euphoria Spice and Herbal Gardens in Matale, where you learn more about spices and watch a traditional cooking demo that puts them to good use. You will then move onto a serious note with the secretive and ancient rock temple Aluvihara. Finally, you will visit the spectacular Sembuwatta Lake at sunset, making for some amazing viewsSKU: LK60061400
  • Duration: 10 hours
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately full-day trip from Colombo. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Colombo.
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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Secrets of Sri Lanka: Private Day Trip to Matale Including Cooking Class and Lunch

Visit three lesser-known but impressive attractions around Matale on this private 10.5-hour tour with your group of up to eight people. Your guide will provide entertaining commentary and insight into each attraction as you go. This tour includes a cooking class and an optional sunset tour on Sembuwatta Lake.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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Private Day Tour To Kandy From Kaluthara

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately full-day trip from Kaluthara. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Kaluthara.(If You Required)
  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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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
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Private Day Tour To Kandy From Wadduwa

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately full-day trip from Wadduwa. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Wadduwa.
  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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Day Trip To Kandy From Sigiriya

This Kandy sightseeing tour visits multiple highlights of the UNESCO-listed city with a professional guide Starting early morning from your stay around Sigiriya Area.. Learn about thousands of rare plants, trees, and orchid varieties at the 147-acre (60-hectare) Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya. In the afternoon, head to Kandy View Point and see the Temple of Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), followed by the Gem Museum, a woodcarving workshop and Kandyan Cultural Dance show. Pickup and drop-Back To your stay in sigiriya is included.
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
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  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
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Day tour to Sigiriya rock fortress & Dambulla Golden rock cave temple

• Dambulla rock cave temple  • Sigiriya rock fortress 
  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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  • Duration: 10 to 12 hours
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Private Kandy Day Tour from Colombo

Experience Sri Lanka’s old hill capital of Kandy on a privately full-day trip from Colombo. Explore the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens to see giant palms, orchids, and exotic flora. After free time for lunch (own expense), spend the afternoon in enchanting, UNESCO-listed Kandy, with visits to the gold-roofed, UNESCO-listed Temple of the Tooth, Kandy market, and a cultural show. Finish with a stop for dinner (own expense) on your return journey to Colombo.
  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
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  • Duration: 10 to 11 hours
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