Private tour

Kandy: City Tour by Tuk-tuk with Lunch and Dance Performance

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

Kandy: City Tour by Tuk-tuk with Lunch and Dance Performance

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From US$ 105 per person

Enjoy a guided city tour in the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kingdom in Sri Lanka. Gain a fascinating insight into the history and culture of the Kandyan kingdom as you ride a tuk-tuk around the city.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Indulge in the beauty and fragrance of the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya
  • Admire Kandyan architecture at the Kandy temple
  • Learn about Kandyan history and culture by visiting the Bahirawakanda temple
  • Try Kandyan cuisine at a local restaurant
  • Witness a traditional Kandyan dance
Full description

Learn about the history and traditions of Kandy on this city tour by tuk-tuk. Visit various temples and cap off your day by watching a cultural show.

After being picked up from your hotel, start your day by visiting the Kandy temple. Pay your respects at the Palace of the Sacred Tooth Relic where the tooth relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined. Then, head over to the audience hall which boasts unique Kandyan architecture. Proceed to the hidden treasure that is the Bahirawakanda temple. Marvel at the large seated Buddha statue enshrined in the temple, which is visible from almost anywhere in Kandy. At the top of the temple, admire the incredible views of the city. Continue your tuk-tuk ride to visit the flourishing Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Wander through the paths of green lawns and learn about a wide variety of plants including orchids, spices, medicinal plants, and palm trees. Enjoy some free time for shopping before finishing your tour with an unforgettable traditional Kandyan dance performance with drummers, fire dancers, and more. This cultural show will captivate your ears and eyes with displays of local culture and art.

Includes
  • Round-trip transportation to and from your Kandy hotel via tuk-tuk
  • Entrance fees for the sightseeing locations
  • Refreshments during the ride
  • Lunch in a restaurant
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants 12 and older must present physical or digital proof that they've been fully vaccinated with a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine administered at least 14 days before the performance date. Children between 5-11 years old must present proof that they've received at least one dose of a FDA or WHO-approved vaccine and be accompanied by a vaccinated adult meeting the theater's entry requirements. Guests whose last vaccine dose (excluding boosters) was fewer than 14 days before the performance date must also present either a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the performance starts or a negative antigen test taken no more than 6 hours before the performance starts

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Product ID: 410775