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Things to Do

Experience the beauty of Kandy while visiting for the Perahera. Here are some top activities to add to your itinerary. Contact

Locations

The Sri Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, is a Buddhist temple located in Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Buddhists and is believed to house a tooth of the Buddha. The temple is surrounded by a moat and features elaborate and ornate architecture, making it a popular tourist destination in Kandy. Visitors can observe traditional religious ceremonies and learn about the rich history and cultural significance of the temple.

Sri Dalada Maligawa

Visit the Sri Dalada Maligawa, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Read more

Kandy City Center

Kandy City Center

Discover & Shopping Kandy City Center. Read more

Visit the Kandy View Point AKA Arthur's Seat, a scenic lookout that offers stunning views of the city and surrounding hills.

Arthur's Seat

Visit the historic Arthur's Seat, a popular viewpoint that offers stunning views of the city and surrounding hills. Read more

Explore the Kiri Muhuda Lake AKA Kandy Lake, a man-made lake located in the heart of Kandy city.

Kandy Lake

Take a leisurely walk around the serene Kandy Lake. Read more

Kandy National Museum

Kandy National Museum

Learn about local culture at the Kandy National Museum. Read more

Explore the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, a sprawling green oasis showcasing a wide variety of plants and flowers.

Royal Botanical Gardens

Immerse yourself in nature at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya. Read more

Visit the Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha Mandiraya, a hilltop temple offering panoramic views of the city.

Bahirawakanda Temple

Explore the stunning Bahirawakanda Temple. Read more

Explore the Udawatta Kele Sanctuary, a dense tropical forest reserve in the heart of Kandy city.

Udawattakele Forest Reserve

Hike to the summit of the lush Udawattakele Forest Reserve. Read more

Visit the Ambuluwawa Mountain Viewpoint, a towering observation tower offering panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.

Ambuluwawa Tower

Marvel at the stunning views from the Ambuluwawa Tower and Temple. Hike to the summit of the lush Udawattakele Forest Reserve. Read more

Elephant Orphanage

Elephant Orphanage

Observe majestic elephants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Read more

Hike the Hanthana Mountain Range, a scenic mountain range located near Kandy, offering breathtaking views and challenging trails.

Hanthana Mountain Range

Hike through the picturesque Hanthana Mountain range. Read more

Visit the Hanthana Tea Estate and Museum, showcasing the history and process of tea production in the Hanthana Mountain Range.

Tea Plantation & Museum

Learn about the tea-making process at the Hanthana Tea Plantation Museum. Read more

Foods

Enjoy a slice of delicious pizza at Vito's Pizzeria, a popular Italian restaurant in Kandy.

Vito Pizza

Enjoy a slice of delicious pizza at Vito's Pizzeria, a popular Italian restaurant in Kandy. Read more

Indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine at a Japanese restaurant in Kandy, where you can sample dishes such as sushi, tempura, and ramen.

Japanese foods

Indulge in authentic Japanese cuisine at The Radh restaurant in Kandy, where you can sample dishes such as sushi, tempura, and ramen. Read more

Enjoy a taste of authentic South Indian cuisine at Thalappakatti Restaurant in Kandy, famous for its biryani dishes.

Indian foods

Enjoy a taste of authentic South Indian cuisine at Thalappakatti Restaurant in Kandy, famous for its biryani dishes. Read more

Try a variety of international cuisines at World Spice Kitchen, a unique restaurant in Kandy featuring four open kitchens serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and Thai cuisine.

Open Kitchen

Try a variety of international cuisines at World Spice Kitchen, a unique restaurant in Kandy featuring four open kitchens serving Italian, Indian, Chinese, and Thai cuisine. Read more

Enjoy a taste of authentic South Indian vegetarian cuisine at Balaji Dosai in Kandy, famous for its dosai.

Vegetarian foods

Enjoy a taste of authentic South Indian vegetarian cuisine at Balaji Dosai in Kandy, famous for its dosai. Read more

Savor local cuisine with a breathtaking view at Sky Lounge in Kandy, a rooftop restaurant offering traditional Sri Lankan dishes and scenic views of the city.

Sri Lankan Foods

Savor local cuisine with a breathtaking view at Sky Lounge in Kandy, a rooftop restaurant offering traditional Sri Lankan dishes and scenic views of the city. Read more