Relax and art in Kandy

Relax and art in Kandy

Experience the charm and tranquility in Kandy, in a very confortable hotel, with spa and beauty treatments, and two activities added: arts & krafts, and a private tour to the highlands. Sri Lanka in relax mode!
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15/10/2017 20/10/2017

Kandy

About the city

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka.The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both an administrative and religious city and is also the capital of the Central Province. Kandy is the home of The Temple of the Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa), one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. It was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1988

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Earl'S Regent Kandy

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  • At 1.1 km from the center
  • 40/1 deveni rajasinghe mawatha, kandy,, Kandy
A luxury hotel set on a hillside amongst the lush tropical forests of the ancient kingdom of Kandy, Sri Lanka. From here guests can explore the many places of interest and landmarks in the surrounding area, all within easy reach. Among these are the...
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  • Deluxe Room Double (1)

  • BED AND BREAKFAST

  • 5 Nights

2 Activities
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Private Tour: Kandy Crafts and Spices

day 2 - 2 Persons by Car

You will start your tour at 9:00am when you are picked up from your hotel in Kandy. You will proceed to Euphoria Spice and Herbal Gardens in Matale, which is the first place in your itinerary. You will get there by 10:00am and will go on ‘The Spice Tour’, an educational tour that shows you the spices and herbs of Sri Lanka and how they are grown and processed at the Spice Garden. You will also learn how to use them to their best effect. Afterwards you will get an opportunity to make purchases of various fresh spices and herbal products.

After finishing the spice gardens tour at approximately 11:30am, you will be moving back to Kandy to visit the Jayamali Batik Factory. You will get there by 12:3 pm. Though it is called a factory, this craft industry is not as large scale as you would expect from its name. Instead it involves a few expert craftspeople, usually women, and a few apprentices. You will get to see the elaborate batik-making process with its detailed crafting. You will also have a chance to purchase some beautiful products made with batik fabrics; such as wall hangers, table cloths, clothing and etc.

After a one-hour visit to the batik factory, you will go for lunch at 1:30pm. You can choose to have lunch at a place of your choice according to your own affordability. The Cinnamon Citadel, Mahaveli Reach or Helga’s Folly are recommended for a delicious lunch.

At 3:00pm after lunch, you will be visiting a Ochre Wood-carving center. You will spend an hour at the center and see the process of woodcarving and get to know more about the types of wood used. You will be able to buy purchase some carved wooden souvenirs, if you so wish.

At 4:00pm you will leave the woodcarving center to visit the gem museum, which you will reach by 4:2 pm. You will spend a fun hour and a half at the Tiesh Gem Museum, increasing you knowledge on the gems of Sri Lanka, and the gem crafting process. You will also be able to purchase both crafted gems and gem studded jewelry at the retail shop attached.

You will be finishing your tour and getting back to your hotel at 6:30pm.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A maximum of 8 people per booking
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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Private Day-Tour: Highland Highlights from Kandy

day 3 - 2 People by Car
Depart from Kandy at 7am for your 12-hour highlands tour. Drive towards Nuwara Eliya in a private vehicle. After two hours, reach Ramboda Falls and admire the gushing rapids surrounded by lush greenery.
Continue on 20 minutes to Mackwoods Tea Estate Labookellie, a center of Sri Lanka’s tea industry. Soak in the views of rolling tea plantations on the drive through the countryside. The tea factories are open to visitors and sell fresh tea and leaves at outlet prices. Take an hour-long break for lunch (not included in the tour price).
Drive to Hakgala Botanical Gardens and spend two leisurely hours exploring the blooming flora, including orchids and roses.
Proceed to Nuwara Eliya’s Lake Gregory. Enjoy a long relaxing walk or lounging lakeside near the cool waters. At 6:30pm, depart for Kandy.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Minimum age is 12 years
Adult pricing applies to all travellers
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Vehicle Allocation - 1 to 3 Persons - by a Standard Car, 4 to 5 Persons - by a Small Van and 6 to 8 Persons - by a Large Van
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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Relax and art in Kandy
Relax and art in Kandy