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"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
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Private Tour: Kandy Day Tour from Colombo
"You will be picked up at your hotel in Colombo at 5:30 am and then start heading to Pinnawala (approx. 2 hours / 110km).En route stop by one of the largest elephant orphanages in Sri Lanka where they rear elephants that were lost to their herds by human-elephant conflict and fell into pits. Most of them are baby elephants. The elephants are fed at the orphanage and bathed in the nearby Maha Oya river twice a day. After spend some time with proceed to Peradeniya (approx. 30 min / 40km).Upon arrival in Peradeniya visit the Royal Botanical Garden. The garden is well known for its large collection and variety of plants that are ornamental decorative useful and medicinal. More than 4000 species include indigenous and introduced plants. This garden is best known for its collection of Orchids the largest in Asia. Thereafter enjoy a lunch at your own cost at the park and then head over to Kandy City for some shopping (20min / 6km). As one of the best cities to explore
From $88.00
 
Kandy Day Tour with Visit to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
"We will pick you up at 8:00 am and start heading towards Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. It was funded in 1975 by the Department of Wild Life Conservation on a 25-acre coconut plantation on the Maha Oya River. The orphanage was established to feed nurse and house young elephants found abandoned by their mothers. The best time to visit is the feeding time and the bathing time when all the elephants are taken to the river close by. On the way you can see the spice garden followed by Kandy Ro 147 acres in extent with more than 4000 species of rare and endemic trees and plants as well as flora from the tropical world. You do not want to miss the Orchid House that has more than 300 varieties of exquisite orchid from the rare indigenous Foxtail and Vesak orchids. You can also see g spice garden double coconut palms cacti
From $30.00

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Cycling Sri Lanka.

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Fishing at Bolgoda

If someone wants to fight and land Barramundi, Bolgoda in Sri Lanka is the place to be.It's a huge estuary where anglers can travel in boats and troll for fish.A beautiful scenic area just outside the...
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The British Grand National

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Cricket crazy

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See a Cricket Game at Galle International Stadium

Cricket is a Sri Lankan national obsession, and what's more the Sri Lankan national team has proved exceptionally good at playing the game. As a consequence in recent years Galle International Stadium...
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CRICKET

Sri Lankas national cricket team is one of the best in the world. The are all glued to TV when they are playing. They are crazy about it and all children are playing it on the streets, fields........
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Galle Cricket Ground

The Sri Lankans are cricket crazy and if you are here at the right time you might even get to see a match at the ground, they also play international matches here as well as Colombo. Be prepared to...
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