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Taking the train is a great way to get around, the train journeys are real cultural experiences and the most scenic routes will be highlights of your visit – in particular the wonderful journey from Kandy to Tea Country.

The train journey from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, or the other way around, is considered to be one of the most beautiful train trips in the world. This train trip between Kandy and Nuwaraeliya lasts 4 hours, however, this is an approximate time and can be changed, the train takes you through stunning landscapes of green and lush tea plantations and mountain views. The train trip between Kandy and Nuwara Eliya is one of the most important highlights of this 2 days trip!

Trip Includes

  • Discount voucher of 10% at a Jewelry shop (only in Colombo or Kandy)
  • Discount voucher 5% to shop at Spice garden in Kandy
  • 1-night accommodation in a 3-star standard hotel with breakfast
  • 1 Breakfast
  • Entrance fees for the following site.
    • Spice garden
    • Tea estate
    • Tea tasting
    • Kandy sightseeing tour
    • Upcountry train journey
    • Gregory lake
    • Entire ground transportation as per the itinerary
    • English speaking tour guide
  • Meeting arrangements at the airport on arrival and departure.
  • The above are nett and include all government taxes
  • Service of a national tour guide throughout the tour
  • Entire ground transportation as per the tour itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle

Trip Excludes

  • Entrance fees for optional sites and activities
    • Royal botanical garden
    • Tooth relic temple
    • Pinnawala elephant orphanage
  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, etc.
  • Video and Camera permits.
  • Any meals not specified, throughout the tour
  • Any other services not specified.

Important places to visit on this 2 days trip

  1. Pinnawala elephant orphanage
  2. Spice garden
  3. Tooth relic temple
  4. Peradeniya botanical garden
  5. Kandy city/Downtown Kandy
  6. Tea plantation and Tea factory
  7. Upper lake
  8. Upcountry train ride

COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

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Itineraries

Day 1

Time : 6:15 am

Colombo -Kandy

Meet and greet by seerendipity tours representative and leave for Kandy, En-route visit,

PINNAWALA ELEPHANT ORPHANAGE

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, the foster – home of elephants of different age and size feeding, bathing, playing together and even mating. These have been found injured or left abandoned in the wilderness. There are even little baby calves born in captivity.

KANDY

A ruled in Kandy up to 1815 although the rest of the island was under the British regime. Finally, it was ceded to them by the Chieftains of Kandy who were disappointed over the king’s cruel deeds. Today Kandy is one of the most important cities owing to the presence of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth of the Buddha.

Visit Temple of Tooth Relic in Kandy enjoy a typical Sri Lankan Cultural Show of Drumming Dancing music and fire walking.

TEMPLE OF THE TOOTH

Sri Dalada Maligawa (Sinhala) 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 which houses the Relic of the tooth of Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sinhalese kings and is a world heritage site partly due to the temple.

SPICE GARDEN

Visit a spice garden at Matale where spices and herbs used for Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown Spices of Sri Lanka attracted the early seafaring merchants who made the long voyages to purchase this precious merchandise.

Overnight stay in Kandy

Day 2

Time : 7:00 am

Kandy - nuwara Eliya - Colombo

Breakfast at hotel and leave for Colombo via Nuwara Eliya en-route sightseeing tour. You will then proceed to the Kandy for a city tour and then Head to Railway Station getting there for the Train. You will be booked optimal seats for sightseeing.

SITA AMMAN KOVIL

Nuwara Eliya also is known as Little England for its cool climes, British architecture and natural beauty is also promoted as a sacred city because of its link to the “Rama Seetha” love story. Seetha Amman kovil is dedicated to Seetha, wife of Rama who is believed to be one of the avatars of Lord Vishnu. There are many temples dedicated to Rama and Hanuman, especially in North India, but the Seetha Amman Kovil in Sri Lanka is unique in that it is the only one in the world dedicated to Seetha alone. According to legend King Ravana who ruled the country from Badulla kidnapped Queen Seetha. Queen Seetha was married to King Rama of India. Finally, king Ravana went to India and brought the queen to Sita to Badulla.

NUWARA ELIYA

As the largest city in the mountains, Nuwara Eliya plays an important role in Sri Lanka’s tourism industry. Undoubtedly Nuwara Eliya is the most popular health resort in the island and features a blend of colonial charm, modern development and slum areas, inherited from the colonial plantation culture. Nuwara Eliya was an important seat of British colonial administration. It was first developed as a holiday destination in Sri Lanka under the British administration, due to the cool, healing climate.

TEA FACTORY

Visit a Tea Plantation and a Tea Factory en route. Sri Lanka is famous for its “Ceylon Tea” has added cheers to many the world over for more than a century.

SRI BHAKTHI HANUMAK TEMPLE

According to the ancient stories, Ramboda is an area, where the forces of Rama’s gather to fight against King Ravana. This temple was built by the Chinmaya mission of Sri Lanka and dedicated to Hanuman. This temple houses for 16 feel height statue of Hanuman.

  1. :

    We have seen the beautiful Sri Lanka mountains with many other interesting places such as Pinnawala elephant house and tea factory within 2 days

  2. :

    We did not have and idea what to see in the spice garden and we wanted it to be a nice surprise. It was very enjoyable we had seen large number of trees and plants including spices.

  3. :

    It was a great trip with breathtaking scenery across Sri Lankan mountains

  4. :

    We like the train journey, we heard it was one of the most scenic rail trips but did not think it was that much beautiful

  5. :

    Visiting tooth relic temple was the highlight for us, but it was crowded, very crowded

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