Day-trip from Kandy to 6 historical temples - Off the beaten path

10 hr

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This tour is designed for heritage travelers who like to see not only the famous "Three Temples" to the west of Kandy but also three temples of the beaten path, namely in Hindagala, Danthure, and Dodanwala. Though much smaller in size, each of them is special and of some historical significance.

Our knowledgeable drivers have 5 years experience at least. They will provide historical background information about the heritage sites you visit on this tour.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: Hindagala Temple, On the road from Peradeniya to Deltota, Peradeniya Sri Lanka

Hindagala is a typical cave temple from the Kandyan period. But there is something special about it. This is one of the very few places with original Anuradhapura-period temples.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Embekka Devalaya, Embekka Pilimatalawa Road, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

The Embekka Devalaya is famous for the island's most excellent wood carvings from the Kandy period.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lankatilaka Temple, Gadaldeniya Rd, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

This is Sri Lanka's most beautiful temple from the Gampola period, the impressive shrine room is decorated with murals from the Kandy period.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Temple of the Gadaladenia, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

Visit the Gampola period temple with original medieval paintings and statues from the mid 14th century.

Duration: 30 minutes...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hindagala Temple, On the road from Peradeniya to Deltota, Peradeniya Sri Lanka

Hindagala is a typical cave temple from the Kandyan period. But there is something special about it. This is one of the very few places with original Anuradhapura-period temples.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Embekka Devalaya, Embekka Pilimatalawa Road, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

The Embekka Devalaya is famous for the island's most excellent wood carvings from the Kandy period.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lankatilaka Temple, Gadaldeniya Rd, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

This is Sri Lanka's most beautiful temple from the Gampola period, the impressive shrine room is decorated with murals from the Kandy period.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Temple of the Gadaladenia, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

Visit the Gampola period temple with original medieval paintings and statues from the mid 14th century.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pilimathalawa, Pilimathalawa, Kandy District, Central Province

Visit the tea garden and the tea factory of Geragama and see the tea processing. You can taste a cup of tea and purchase packages of Kandyan tea, if you like.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Danthure, Sri Lanka

Danthure is rarely visited. The village temple called Danthure Rajamaha Viharaya is actually only small and not spectacular. But it can be considered to be the best specimen of a typical type of temple of the Kandyan period, namely a shrine on stilts or more precisely: on stone boulders, protecting the wooden shrine from vermin and humidity.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Dodamwala, Sri Lanka

The Vishnu shrine in Dodanwela once kept the crown of the Kandyan kings, which was the outcome of a vow given prior to a victoriuous battle against the Portuguese in the nearby Danthure. The Vishnu Devale of Dodanwela resembles the more famous one in Kandy.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: New Ranweli Spice Garden, No 31 Gannoruwa opposite Suspension Bridge of Peradeniya Botanical Garden, Kandy 20000 Sri Lanka

See typical plants and spices of the tropical island, enjoy your herbal tea and learn more about traditional Ayurveda.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Passenger Insurance cover 500,000 LKR P.P
  • 1000 ml bottled drinking water per person
  • Replacement vehicle in case of unlucky events - with new driver
  • Cup of Herbal Tea
  • Road Tax & Insurance Tax
  • Total fuel cost
  • Air-conditioned Car
  • Knowledgeable English speaking driver
  • Total Parking charges
  • Cup of Black Tea
Not Included
  • Extra excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Hindagala Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Embekka Devalaya
  • Entry fees of visiting site or activities
  • Food, meals, other beverages than water
  • Extra person in vehicle other than those who booked
  • Entry/Admission - Lankatilaka Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Gadaladenia
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will be welcoming you in the lobby of your hotel or for your convenience at a meeting point of your choice in Kandy City.

In case all travelers are picked up at the same hotel pickup times is the same as departure time.

Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/26/2020 - 7/25/2020
Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.