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Ganesh Achari

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Was stunned with the city view one side and mountains on the other side. What a great day, Well spent

Overview

Trip Location: Kandy

Your Kandy to Nuwara Eliya day trip kickstarts from visiting the 88 feet high Buddha statue, Bahiravokanda Vihar Buddha. This place also serves visitors with exquisite views of the entire town. On your way ahead, you will get to witness the tea processing process at Glenloch Tea Factory. From sampling the leaves to enjoying a sip of tea, there are a plethora of activities here that can refuel you for the trip ahead.

The next stop will leave you gasping in awe with its surreal landscapes. Yes, you are at one of the highest waterfalls of Sri Lanka called the Ramboda Waterfall. A perfect getaway from the hustling life, Ramboda waterfall is a place straight out of your dreams. Sitting at an altitude of 945 meters above the sea level, this waterfall forms a perfect retreat for trekkers and adventure buffs.

As you move ahead to the enticing Gregory Lake in Nuwara Eliya, you will be stunned with the city view on the one side and massive mountains on the other.

About the tour:
-You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy and driven to Nuwara Eliya.
-As you reach there, visit the Ramboda waterfall. Afterward, visit the Hanuman temple has been built as a presiding deity with five meters tall granite statue of Rama's devoted supporter, Hanuman.
-On your way, you will see acres & acres of greenery, tea plantations all around. Step into a tea factory and experience a glimpse of the Ceylon tea making process and taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea.
-Visit Gregory Lake and then take a lunch break at Calamander Lake Gregory.
-After savoring lunch, visit Sri Seetha Amman temple which is a unique temple situated in Nuwara Eliya.
-Visit Hakgala Gardens which is one of the most beautiful hill country botanical gardens in Asia. Do a panoramic tour in Nuwara Eliya city including a visit to the Golf Course.
-As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel. 

Timings: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Time duration:13 Hours
Starting/Ending Point: Your hotel from Kandy

Note: 
-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.
-Maximum 8 people are required to book this tour.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    07:00 am: You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy and driven to Nuwara Eliya.

    08:30 am: Reach Ramboda and visit the waterfall.

    09:00 am: Visit Hanuman Temple.

    12:00 pm: Visit Gregory Lake.

    12:30 pm: Lunch at Calamander Lake Gregory.

    02:00 pm: Visit Sri Seetha Amman temple which is a unique temple situated in Nuwara Eliya.

    02:30 pm: Visit Hakgala Gardens.

    04:00 pm: Do a panoramic tour in Nuwara Eliya city including a visit to the Golf Course.

    05:00 pm: Leave Nuwara Eliya and proceed back to your hotel in Kandy.

Meal

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Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • Guided tour of Nuwara Eliya
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  • Admission to Hakgala botanical garden
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  • Lunch at Calamander Lake Gregory
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  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most Kandy hotels
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  • Live tour commentary provided in English
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  • All current taxes

Transport

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  • Car (up to 3 people): Toyota Axio, Prius Hybrid, Premio/Honda Fit Shuttle or similar
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  • Mini Van (4-7 people): Toyota KDH/Nissan Caravan or similar

Things To Carry

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  • Camera
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Extra Pair of Clothes
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  • Sunscreen Lotion

Advisory

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  • Children of age 5 years and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
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  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour Type

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  • This is a private tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
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  • 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
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  • No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. How to redeem this voucher?

      For redeeming your voucher, present the printed or online copy of the voucher to the operator. This voucher can be used only on a specific date and time.

    2. What is the best time to visit Nuwara Eliya?

      Nuwara Eliya sees a huge influx of travelers throughout the year as it exhibits moderate climate with the highest temperature being 31 degree celsius. However, if you want to make most of your Kandy to Nuwara Eliya day trip, plan your visit in the months between February and April.

    3. Are there any waterfalls? Can I take a bath in it?

      Nuwara Eliya boasts of several magnificent waterfalls which form a perfect getaway destination for peace seekers and nature buffs. The most iconic waterfall in this area is Ramboda waterfalls. Running down from an altitude of 945 meters, Ramboda waterfalls presents a visually rewarding view to the visitors.

      The place is adored by families and solo travelers alike. Some of the other soul-stirring waterfalls in Nuwara Eliya include Bopath Ella Falls, Baker’s Falls, Devon Falls, and Glen Falls.

    4. How do I get from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya?

      There are not many trains which pass through Nuwara Eliya. If you want to reach Nuwara Eliya from Kandy, board the train on Peradeniya station. For enjoying Kandy to Nuwara Eliya day trip at your own pace, you can also opt for a car ride.

    5. Are we covering the main places of Nuwara Eliya in this package?

      Yes, this package has got all the prominent places of Nuwara Eliya covered in it. From Gregory Lake to Ramboda Waterfalls, Nuwara Eliya restaurants to Glenoch Tea Factory, there are enough places on the package to quench your wanderlust. You can’t forget to include the captivating views that you get to enjoy on this Kandy to Nuwara Eliya day trip.

    6. Is any activity included in this package?

      From taking a dip at Ramboda falls to learning about the tea making process at Glenloch tea factory, there are a wealth of activities in the package to keep the travelers amused. On this Kandy to Nuwara Eliya day trip, you can also sample some special cuisine of the town at one of its well-known restaurants.

      Immerse yourself in the speckless beauty of Gregory lake or head for a city tour with your guide, Nuwara Eliya will never let you go short of adventures.

    7. What is the youngest age for a child to participate in this trip?

      There is no minimum age limit for being a part of this tour. All the kids aged 0-3 can participate in this tour without any cost. However, they should not occupy an additional seat. You can avail the child ticket for kids aged 4-11 years.

    8. What can I wear? Is there anything special for women?

      On your trip to Nuwara Eliya, it is better to wear loose and comfortable clothes. You might need to walk for a while, so choose your footwear wisely. Avoid wearing shoes or sandals which fall off easily. If you want to take a dip in the falls, it is advisable to carry a swimsuit along with you. Women should be fully covered while entering the temples.

      They can go with either long sleeved shirt and pant or bring an additional scarf to cover their shoulders.

    9. Are there any extra charges for boating?

      Yes. If you want to engage in a short boat ride on your visit to Gregory Lake, be ready to pay an additional price for it. Boating in Gregory Lake is not the part of your package. So, you need to enjoy this adventure activity at your own expense.

    10. Is it safe to travel in Nuwara Eliya?

      It is completely safe to travel in Nuwara Eliya until you follow the basic rules of the tour. Don’t go to any secluded spot alone after the sun goes down. Always step out with your group or family members. If you are a female traveler, you need to be extra cautious. Try to go decent with your dressing and avoid going to unknown places with strangers.

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