4 day escorted tour Itinerary

Cultural Kandy & Tea

Make the perfect cup of tea in the Sri Lanka hill country

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This short daily private guided tour, ideal for combining with a relaxing beach stay. Take in an elephant orphanage on route to the fascinating and historic city of Kandy, then wind into Nuwara Eliya for Sri Lanka's beautiful tea plantations - learn about the tea making process and enjoy the stunning scenery before winding back down the hills.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Visit the Pinnawela elephant orphanage
  • Temple of the tooth relic
  • Cultural show at the botanical gardens
  • Watch the manufacturing process of tea

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
4 days
Guide Price
£459 per person
Price based on
Based on 20 April 18, meal basis as per itinerary (2 adults sharing) including transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for an itinerary like this. The price will vary based on many elements including exchange rates, and your choice of accommodation, duration, departure date, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double bed with private facilities (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of year)
  • Meals as stated
  • Private air-conditioned transport
  • Services of a qualified English-speaking local guide
  • All site entrance fees while touring as appropriate
Not included
  • International flights from the UK
  • Visa fees
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Beverages during meals
  • Tips for the driver/guide
  • Optional excursions
  • Video camera permits at elephant sanctuary, video and still camera permits at Temple of the Tooth Relic.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at beach resorts other than Kalutara, Wadduwa or Negombo (small fee)
  • Kandy

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore the towns markets
    • Walk the lake path to take in the city views
    • Visit the focal point - Temple of the Tooth
    • Take in the history and local folklore at museums and craft displays
  • Nuwara Eliya

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Known as Little England, explore the rolling green hills
    • Learn how to make the perfect cup of tea and its manufacturing process
    • Discover how the tea plantations first came to Sri Lanka
    • Walk around the quaint town