Kandy

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About 3.30 hours drive and 103 Kms away from BI Airport. Select a vehicle & the date below to reserve a pick up. The price includes highway charges, if any. BI Airport parking, lounge entrance & paging fees are complementary. The price is for one way drive. Dropping off comes within 10 Kms from the destination center. Tariff is applied for additional kms driven. Find out about our vehicles. (updated on : 26 July 2020)

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Reserve your pick up and drop off with us. Kandy’s main attraction is the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kandy Tooth Temple. This place is the Rome for all worldly Buddhists. There are many other places and interesting sights in Kandy. You will need about three days if you want to explore every single attraction in and around Kandy.

Kandy has become an everyone's favourite place for few good reasons. First of all Kandy’s temperature is somewhat soothing in comparison to coastal cities in Sri Lanka. Secondly, Kandy is lush in greenery. A few of grandly preserved colonial buildings bring some characters to the city too. Everyone like to walk the high street of Kandy and do some street shopping!

The Kingdom of Kandy, then known as Senkadagalapura, was founded in the 14th century during the reign of King Vikrama Bahu III of Gampola, 1357 – 1374. Kandy was ruled by the Kings of Kotte from the early 15th century to the late 16th century. Kandy Kingdom had established as an independent force up to the 19th century. The Kingdom seized to exist with the signing of Kandyan Convention between the British and the Chiefs of the Kandyan Kingdom on 10 March 1815.

Kandy, and its surrounding area, has been maintaining a reputation for being unique within Sri Lanka. For example its traditional dress code and its cultural etiquettes are somewhat different to other part of the country.

This is a must visit destination in Sri Lanka.   

There are as many as grand hotels and budget hotels in Kandy.

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