4.00am morning 8.30pm

You will visit

  • Pinnavela Elephant Nursery (elephant riding and feeding)
  • The Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya
  • Buddha Temple
  • Tea Plantation and Tea Factory

If you’re looking for a one-day excursion that combines nature, culture, and history, a trip to Pinnavela Elephant Nursery, Peradeniya Royal Botanic Gardens, a Buddha Temple in Kandy, and a tea plantation and tea factory is a must-do in Sri Lanka.

Your day will begin with a visit to Pinnavela Elephant Nursery, where you’ll get to observe elephants up close in their natural habitat. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to see elephants bathing and playing in the river, as well as learn about the conservation efforts to protect these majestic creatures.

Next, you’ll visit the Peradeniya Royal Botanic Gardens, one of the oldest and most beautiful botanical gardens in Asia. Here, you’ll be able to stroll through a variety of themed gardens, including orchid gardens, palm gardens, and spice gardens, while enjoying the stunning natural beauty of the tropical flora.

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After the botanical gardens, it’s time to head to Kandy to visit a Buddha Temple. The Temple of the Tooth Relic is one of the most sacred sites in Sri Lanka and houses a tooth relic of the Buddha himself. You’ll be able to witness the unique architecture and religious rituals practiced by Buddhists in Sri Lanka.

Finally, you’ll visit a tea plantation and tea factory, where you’ll be able to learn about the history and production of tea in Sri Lanka, as well as taste some of the country’s famous Ceylon tea. You’ll also have the opportunity to purchase tea and other souvenirs to take home.

Throughout the day, you’ll have the opportunity to experience the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Sri Lanka, while enjoying a variety of unique experiences. Just be sure to wear comfortable clothing and bring sunscreen and insect repellent, as you’ll be spending quite a bit of time outdoors.

With its mix of nature, culture, and history, this one-day excursion is sure to be a highlight of your trip to Sri Lanka. Whether you’re a nature lover, a history buff, or just looking for a unique cultural experience, this excursion has something for everyone.