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Central Highlands Peak Point from Kandy

Location Kandy, Sri Lanka
$109.00
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Overview
(SKU: LK60020700) This tour will take you on a drive from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, letting you view some of the best attractions along the way. View the picturesque beauty of Ramboda Falls. Visit the Hakgala Botanical Gardens with its extensive varieties of flowering plants. Tour a tea factory and learn more about the tea-making process. Walkthrough the resort town of Nuwara Eliya and see some of its most beautiful and historic locations. Get a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding landscape and plenty of awestriking photographs at the Shanthipura Viewpoint. Spend a single day in the paradise that has always attracted people from all around the world.
Tour guide
Language: English
Human tour guide
Duration: 10 hours
Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants.

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  • Transport throughout the tour with an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from your hotel in Kandy.
  • Bottled water (per-person).
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Food and drinks.
  • Entrance tickets to the visiting sites. (Hakgala Gardens, Gregory Lake, Shanthipura View Point)
  • Gregory Lake
    You will be starting your tour from your hotel in Kandy at 7:00 am in the morning. Your guide will pick you up and chauffeur you to your first destination, Ramboda Falls. This waterfall is 109m high and the 11th highest in Sri Lanka. You will get to the waterfalls at 8:30 am; just as the sun starts glinting over the water, throwing colourful rainbow reflections. You can spend a pleasurable half hour relaxing and refreshing yourself and making some photographic memories too. At 9:00 pm you will continue towards Nuwara Eliya. You will reach your next destination, the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, at 10:00 pm. The gardens are the second largest of the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. The garden is famous for the many floral species; especially the Orchids and Roses. The site is also believed to be the location of the legendary Ashoka Vatika from Ramayana; the pleasure gardens where Sita was kept hidden. You will be spending an hour at the gardens and leaving at 11:00 am.   After this, you will be travelling to the tea factory. You will get there by 11:30 am and have a guided tour for an hour and a half. You will get to see part of the tea estate and the process of tea plucking, the drying, processing of the leaves and the creation of tea into its various quality levels. You will also be able to purchase some fresh tea leaves at the gift shop and sample a cup of tea with some cake. You will be leaving the premises at 1:00 pm and travelling to the town of Nuwara Eliya, which is less than a quarter hour away. You will then be able to have lunch at your own cost, in one of the restaurants recommended by your guide. At 2:30 pm your guide will take on a tour of Nuwara Eliya. The town was one of the prime resort locations of the British during the 18th and 19th century; with white picket fences, elegant manor homes, and vine-draped villas. You will be visiting the attractive Old Post Office and will be able to buy some attractive picture postcards of the region there. You will also get to see Gregory Lake, which was named after the British Governor, Sir William Gregory who was key in constructing it. If you have time, you may also be able to have a quick peek at some of the other attractions in the town. At 4:00 pm your driver will take you to Shanthipura; which lies just 15 minutes away from the town. This village is the highest in the entire Northeast region of the island. As such it provides wonderful views of the mountains, valleys and the town of Nuwara Eliya. After taking some excellent photographs and watching the sunset; you will be leaving at 4:45 pm. You will get back to your hotel in Kandy by 7:00 pm, completing the tour.
  • Ramboda Waterfall
    Your guide will pick you up and chauffeur you to your first destination, Ramboda Falls. This waterfall is 109m high and the 11th highest in Sri Lanka. You will get to the waterfalls at 8:30 am; just as the sun starts glinting over the water, throwing colourful rainbow reflections. You can spend a pleasurable half hour relaxing and refreshing yourself and making some photographic memories too.
  • Hakgala Botanic Gardens
    You will reach your next destination, the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, at 10:00 pm. The gardens are the second largest of the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka. The garden is famous for the many floral species; especially the Orchids and Roses. The site is also believed to be the location of the legendary Ashoka Vatika from Ramayana; the pleasure gardens where Sita was kept hidden. You will be spending an hour at the gardens and leaving at 11:00 am.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • This experience requires good weather.
    If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
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    Central Highlands Peak Point from Kandy

    Location Kandy, Sri Lanka
    $109.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!

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