Best of Kandy – 8D Sri Lanka Guides
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Day tour of the Kandy Cultural Capital

This special tour provides a comprehensive guide of everything that is renowned in Sri Lanka! 

Kandy is the cultural capital of Sri Lanka Lies almost on the at the center of the Island. This city is surrounded by mountains and lush greenery. It houses the most sacred temple in Sri Lanka the temple of the tooth relic of buddha. Visit the iconic cultural Kandyan Dance Show that is unique to Kandy. From the many things to do in Kandy, a visit to royal botanical garden is famous among tourists. One of the biggest attraction in kandy is the Kandy City Tour bus ride, Kandy Lake, Kandy central market, Gem Museum, etc


Let us take you on a journey of this sacred city and share with you our stories- history, myths & legend. Ride around towns and villages and witness everyday lives of Kandyans. Enjoy the tales and sights of historic landmarks and attractions, lush greenery and cultivated fields, mountains and riversides.


“Ves” dance, the most popular form of the Kandyan dance, originated from an ancient purification ritual. The elaborate ves costume, particularly the headgear, is considered sacred and is believed to belong to the deity, Kohomba. Only toward the end of the 19th century were ves dancers first invited to perform outside the precincts of the Kankariya Temple at the annual Kandy Esala Perahera festival. The Kandyan Dance is iconic to Sri Lanka.


Lookout for Sri Lanka’s world-famous blue sapphires, star sapphires, ruby sapphires, blue moonstones, and more but make sure to shop with only dealers who are licenced by the Gem and Jewellery Authority of Sri lanka and if needed request for certifications to ensure guarantee and authenticity of the gems.


The cooking and serving is done in an open concept so that everyone can enjoy viewing the cooking process and then eating the clean and nutritious local food at affordable prices. Hela Bojun provides a combination of tasty and nutritious products made using local paddy varieties and seeds. Main dishes would be made of rice, soy, tapioca and other healthy ingredients.


Ayurvedic treatment available: Head Massage, Face Massage, Steam Inhalation, Shirodahara, Body Massage, Reflexology (Feet massage), Nasal Treatment, Muscle & Joint Pains Treatment, Steam Bath, etc.

Tour Plan & Details

Private Day Tour
Mode of Transport
Car / Van
8 Hours
No. of Guest
1-6 pax (Car/Van) and 2 pax (Tuk Tuk)
Pickup Point
At your hotel in Kandy (Free of Charge)
Pickup Time
9.00 a.m
Stop 1
kandy City Tour
Stop 2
Stop for snack at Hela Bojun Vegetarian Food Outlet
Stop 3
Hike & climb the rock to visit the hill village temple
Stop 4
Homemade Lunch @ Guide's House
Stop 5
Gems and Jewellery Museum
Stop 6
Kandyan Dance
Stop 7
Ayurvedic Massage and Drop-off at hotel