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From Ella: Kandy Train Tickets with 2nd Class Reserved Seats

From Ella: Kandy Train Tickets with 2nd Class Reserved Seats

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets - (2nd Class Reserved Seats) Experience a Scenic Train Journey Through Sri Lanka's Highland Countryside Travel in comfort with second-class reserved train tickets from Ella to Kandy. This iconic journey through Sri Lanka's picturesque highlands is regarded as one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Relax in your reserved seat and witness the beautiful countryside unfold through your window. Highlights: # Reserved Seating: Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a reserved second-class seat. # Scenic Views: Marvel at the misty mountains, green tea plantations, picturesque villages, and magnificent waterfalls. # Cultural Immersion: Experience the authentic charm of Sri Lanka as you travel through its heartland. # Convenient Ticketing: Avoid the hassle of last-minute ticket purchases. Have your tickets bought in advance and delivered to you. Details: # Departure: Ella Railway Station # Arrival: Kandy Railway Station # Class: Second-Class Reserved Seats # Duration: Approximately 7-10 hours Important Notice: # Non-Refundable and Non-Cancellable: Once booked, tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded. # After booking, you will receive an email with an e-ticket. This e-ticket cannot be used to board the train. # To secure your original train ticket, please contact our office via WhatsApp at or email at ellaexcursionstours@gmail.com. Send a copy of your passport to finalize the purchase. # Remember, this train departs from Ella Station and you can alight at Kandy Station. Booking Includes: # Reserved second-class seat from Ella to Kandy # Delivery of your train ticket to the railway station or your hotel Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture of Sri Lanka with this unforgettable train journey. Book your tickets now and travel the authentic way!

Ella: First-Class Scenic Train Ticket To/From Kandy

Ella: First-Class Scenic Train Ticket To/From Kandy

Board your train in Kandy or Ella and begin your magical journey through rugged mountains, lush greenery, and pristine lakes. Find your seats in the first-class section of the train and settle in. As you ride to Kandy, the train will first pass through a narrow ridge and misty green forests before reaching Ella Rock and several rushing waterfalls. Continue through Haputale to reach the tea villages and plantations in Nanu-Oya. Continue through luscious fields of tea to cross into Horton Plains, keeping an eye out for deer and rhododendrons. As enter your final stretch, enjoy the views of green rolling hills before pulling into Kandy/Ella (Based on direction of your journey), a bustling city.

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets -(3rd Class Reserved Seats)

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets -(3rd Class Reserved Seats)

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets - (3rd Class Reserved Seats) Experience a Scenic Train Journey Through Sri Lanka's Highland Countryside Travel affordably with third-class reserved train tickets from Ella to Kandy. This iconic journey through Sri Lanka's picturesque highlands is regarded as one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Settle into your reserved seat and witness the beautiful countryside unfold through your window. Highlights: # Reserved Seating: Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a reserved third-class seat. # Scenic Views: Marvel at the misty mountains, green tea plantations, picturesque villages, and magnificent waterfalls. # Cultural Immersion: Experience the authentic charm of Sri Lanka as you travel through its heartland. # Convenient Ticketing: Avoid the hassle of last-minute ticket purchases. Have your tickets bought in advance and delivered to you. Details: # Departure: Ella Railway Station # Arrival: Kandy Railway Station # Class: Third-Class Reserved Seats # Duration: Approximately 7- 10 hours Important Notice: # Non-Refundable and Non-Cancellable: Once booked, tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded. # After booking, you will receive an email with an e-ticket. This e-ticket cannot be used to board the train. # To secure your original train ticket, please contact our office via WhatsApp at or email at ellaexcursionstours@gmail.com. Send a copy of your passport to finalize the purchase. # Remember, this train departs from Ella Station and you can alight at Kandy Station. Booking Includes: # Reserved third-class seat from Ella to Kandy # Delivery of your train ticket to the railway station or your hotel Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture of Sri Lanka with this unforgettable train journey. Book your tickets now and travel the authentic way!

From Kandy To Pinnawala Tour - Sri Lanka

From Kandy To Pinnawala Tour - Sri Lanka

🟢Start @8.45 in Kandy ➾ (18km) Kadugannawa View Point ➾ (22km) Pinnawala ➾ (17km) Ceylon Tea Factory ➾ (8km) Royal Botanical Garden ➾ (2km) Wood Carving Family House ➾ (4km) Big Buddha Statue ➾(1km) Asgiriya Stupa ➾ (2km) Ceylon Gems Museum ➾ (100m) Kandy City View Point ➾ (600m) Kandyan Culture Dancing ➾ (1km) Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic ➾ (1km) Drop-off Your Hotel 🔚 🛑 Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage , is a captive breeding and conservation institute for wild Asian elephants located at Pinnawala village, 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2023, there were 71 elephants, including 30 males and 41 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala. The orphanage was founded to care and protect the many orphaned unweaned wild elephants found wandering in and near the forests of Sri Lanka. It was established in 1975 by the Sri Lanka Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC). On 31 August 2021, a 25 year old elephant named Surangi gave birth to twin male baby elephants at the orphanage. It also marked the first instance of the birth of twin elephants in Sri Lanka after a gap of 80 years since 1941.

Kandy: Private Guided Tour of the City by Tuk-Tuk

Kandy: Private Guided Tour of the City by Tuk-Tuk

Explore the most iconic sites of Kandy as you get to know your guide and their hometown. Contact the guide before the tour begins to customize the tour and choose the sites you would most like to see. Visit the Sacred Temple of the Tooth, situated in the Royal Palace Complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy. Drive to the Queen's Bathing Pavilion and the National Museum of Kandy. Head to the Buddhist Temple which sits at the top of a hill with a breathtaking view. Stop here to take photos and admire the views of the city and surrounding areas. On the way to a tea plantation, pass along the banks of the river Mahawali. Hopefully, you will get to see monkeys during the tour and possibly spot a jaguar in the distance along the river. Take a break to grab some food at a local restaurant with the guide’s recommendation. Discuss the rest of your plans for the day while asking for tips on places to visit during your stay.

From Kandy: Private Sigiraya Day Tour by Tuk-tuk

From Kandy: Private Sigiraya Day Tour by Tuk-tuk

Get picked up directly from your accommodation and travel by tuk-tuk to the city of Sigiriya, an ancient rock fortress. Marvel at the 200-meter-tall Sigiriya Rock, which, according to an ancient Sri Lankan chronicle, was selected by King Kasyapa as the site of his new capital. Then, see some of the traditional crafts of the region such as wood carving and batik textiles, a dyeing technique developed in ancient times. Take a piece of traditional craft home with you as a souvenir. Afterward, journey to Dambulla and explore the largest and most well-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Discover the magnificent Buddha images and vividly colored rock paintings, painted between the 2nd century BC and the 18th-century Kandyan era before returning to Kandy.

From Colombo: Kandy and Pinnawala Full-Day Trip

From Colombo: Kandy and Pinnawala Full-Day Trip

Benefit from pickup at your hotel in Colombo, and then relax in air-conditioned comfort on the journey to Kandy. Visit the Temple of the Tooth on arrival to see the sacred tooth of Buddha, a symbol of status that proved the worthiness of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. Admire the beautiful architecture of the palace and look at the golden figurines in the shrine. ''Pinnawala'' You never miss the elephant gathering in river Then, explore some of the ancient crafts by traditional artisans, including gems, wood carving, and batik. Watch craft demonstrations and buy souvenir gifts before lunch at a local restaurant at your own expense. Continue to the Royal Botanical Gardens of Peradeniya, and go for a stroll in the 147-acre grounds. See over 4,000 different species of plants, including an exclusive collection of orchids, spices, and medicinal plants. Learn the history of the 19th-century gardens, and see famous plants such as the cannonball tree, giant fig tree, and 40-meter tall Burma bamboo.

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets -(1st Class Reserved Seats)

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets -(1st Class Reserved Seats)

From Ella to Kandy Train Tickets - (1st Class Reserved Seats) Experience a Scenic Train Journey Through Sri Lanka's Highland Countryside Travel in comfort and luxury with first-class train tickets from Ella to Kandy. This iconic journey through Sri Lanka's picturesque highlands is regarded as one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Relax in your reserved seat and witness the beautiful countryside unfold through your window. Highlights: # Reserved Seating: Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a reserved first-class seat. # Scenic Views: Marvel at the misty mountains, green tea plantations, picturesque villages, and magnificent waterfalls. # Cultural Immersion: Experience the authentic charm of Sri Lanka as you travel through its heartland. # Convenient Ticketing: Avoid the hassle of last-minute ticket purchases. Have your tickets bought in advance and delivered to you. Details: # Departure: Ella Railway Station # Arrival: Kandy Railway Station # Class: First-Class Reserved Seats # Duration: Approximately 7-10 hours Important Notice: # Non-Refundable and Non-Cancellable: Once booked, tickets cannot be cancelled or refunded. # After booking, you will receive an email with an e-ticket. This e-ticket cannot be used to board the train. # To secure your original train ticket, please contact our office via WhatsApp at or email at ellaexcursionstours@gmail.com. Send a copy of your passport to finalize the purchase. # Remember, this train departs from Ella Station and you can alight at Kandy Station. Booking Includes: # Reserved first-class seat from Ella to Kandy # Delivery of your train ticket to the railway station or your hotel Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture of Sri Lanka with this unforgettable train journey. Book your tickets now and travel the authentic way!

From Kandy: Sigiriya and Dambulla Day Trip

From Kandy: Sigiriya and Dambulla Day Trip

Get picked up directly from your accommodation and travel to the city of Sigiriya, an ancient rock fortress. Marvel at the 200-meter-tall Sigiriya Rock, which, according to an ancient Sri Lankan chronicle, was selected by King Kasyapa as the site of his new capital.  Next, admire paintings of historic queens, princesses, and maids inside the rock fortress before stopping for lunch. Then, see some of the traditional crafts of the region such as wood carving and batik textiles, a dyeing technique developed in ancient times. You can take a piece of traditional craft home with you as a souvenir.  Then, journey to Dambulla and explore the largest and most well-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. Discover the magnificent Buddha images and vividly colored rock paintings, painted between the 2nd-century BC and the 18th-century Kandyan era.  Finish your day by getting dropped back at your accommodation at Kandy.

From Colombo: Kandy, Pinnawala and Tea Factory Full-Day Trip

From Colombo: Kandy, Pinnawala and Tea Factory Full-Day Trip

Delve into Sri Lanka's history, religion, and industry on a full-day trip from Colombo to Kandy and Pinnawala. Spend some time with elephants at Pinnawala Elephant Sanctuary, visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, and discover gem, craft, and tea factories. Begin the tour with pickup at your hotel in Colombo or Negombo, then travel in air-conditioned comfort to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. There, capture charming pictures of groups of elephants feeding and bathing in the river. Next, continue to Kandy to explore the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that houses the Buddha's left canine tooth. Take time to marvel at one of the most sacred and famous places in Sri Lanka before discovering Sri Lanka's last kingdom. Stop for lunch at your own expense afterward at a restaurant with a viewpoint over Kandy. After lunch, visit a gem factory and learn about its products and processes. Then, head to a craft factory and a batik factory, where you'll have the chance to buy souvenirs. On your way back to Colombo, stop at a tea factory and hear about its tea plantation. Enjoy the chance to try and buy teas before returning to your accommodation in Colombo or Negombo.

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What people are saying about Kandy

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4.5
(3 reviews)

I had another great trip with this company, this time to Kandy, with the same awesome driver, Chathu, who I had travelled with the day prior to Sigiriya and Dambulla. Kandy was a beautiful place - a green paradise. The Royal Botanic Gardens (+3000 LKR) were gorgeous and sprawling, I’m not even sure I managed to see everything since it was so big. Kandy in general was awesome, the trees and the mountains. The Geragama tea factory was excellent; the tasting in particular was brilliant, trying some of the top notch tea produced in Sri Lanka. The Temple of the Sacred Tooth (+2000 LKR) was also special - I learned so much about Buddhism from the guide and he was great at helping me take a lot of photos, I don’t think I would have understood it nearly as much. Pinnawala (+20+ USD) was not personally my cup of tea - much better to see elephants in the wild 😥 and I wouldn’t come back to it. But it was certainly memorable! All in all: an incredible way to see more of this great country.

OUR driver was Katie was very friendly and easy communication with deaf people. he used gestured and write down. he took us to the beautiful Kandy and rode & fed elephant, tea factory and the most beautiful white temple. we recommend to use Kani again in the future.

Everything was amazing. Our driver was very helpful and made our trip memorable.

it was very good and our driver/guide was excellent, thanks to him

Danushaa was a fantastic driver and very patient and helpful!!