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Private Day Trip: Horton Plains and Pedro Tea Factory from Nuwara Eliya
"6am: Make a pre-dawn start to Horton Plains National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site7:30am - 12:30pm: Take a guided walk along the park's nature trails to a viewpoint known as World’s End. You may encounter a variety of wildlife including endemic Rhino-horned and Hump-nosed Lizards highland bird species including the Sri Lanka White-eye Dull-blue Flycatcher Sri Lanka Bush Warbler Yellow-eared Bulbul. Also keep your eye out for troops of Bear Monkey and Sambar (Sri Lanka’s largest species of deer) which are regularly seen in the plains close to the entrance. You will continue your journey up to Bakers Falls
From $62.00
 
"Private Tour of Pinnawala
"Private Tour of Pinnawala Kandy and Peradeniya ""You will be picked up form Colombo city or the Colombo International Airport (CMB) or your hotel in Negombo Kochchikada or Waikkal and then proceed to Kandy. En route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where elephants are well taken care of and being bathed and bottle fed. Later go to a Kandy; Kandy is the cultural symbol of Sri Lanka and you will visi Kandy Lake and Kandy market for handy-craft shopping. When it's lunch time feel free to ask your driver for some recommendations for local restaurants. After lunch visit the Gem Museums and see a cultural show that includes an exciting live fire walking performance. Also stop by the Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens that is re including of orchids
From $120.00
 
Full-Day Private Rail Tour from Colombo to Kandy
"6:00am: Pick up from your hotel in Colombo or Mount Lavinia by tuk tuk and transfer to Colombo Railway station for a 3-hour scenic train ride to Kandy. On arrival in Kandy Railway station at 9:50am you will meet your driver who will take you on a guided tour by tuk tuk in the city of Kandy. The hill capital is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese kings during the Portuguese Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to the British in 1815 after an agreement. During this tour you will be able to visit Peradeniya Botanical garden Kandy Temple Market square
From $50.00

More Transportation in Matale

To Matale by Bus

The best and cheapest way to get to Matale is to take the intercity train from Colombo to Kandy (Rs.200/- and takes 2 1/2 hours) and then take and intercity air conditioned bus from Kandy to Matale...
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Jan 31, 2004

Getting there and away

There are regular buses (air con and normal) from Kandy terminating in Matale. The journey takes about an hour and it's a fairly scenic route through the hills. If you're coming from the north, take a...
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Nov 05, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Matale

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Kandy Lake

Kiri Muhuda has a great history behind it but there is nothing special about it to visit. It is just like every other lake. To make the visit interesting we took a ride on the boat. The boat ride was...
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Temple of the tooth

The museum of the Temple is located on the second and third floors of the New Palace. Rare manuscripts, statues, murals and carvings and other similar artefacts are housed here. When you leave the...
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