The Sri Lankan Railways was first established in the country during the colonial era. Ever since then, the train ride from Kandy to the Tea Country has become one of the most scenic rides in Asia.
Try out this experience during your stay at any hotel in Kandy, Sri Lanka the likes of Hunas Falls Hotel Kandy. You may commence your journey either from the Kandy Train Station or the one in Peradeniya.
Yes, you get the chance of exploring the most wonderful natural landscapes of all including tea plantations, waterfalls, and mountain ranges. But forget this not- you also get the chance to explore the amazing lifestyles of the locals.
It’ll be a 3-hour journey approximately. You may enjoy your train ride in the observation cart, 1st class, or the 2nd class depending on the availability. Whatsoever, it’ll be an impressive experience!
Don’t lose your train ticket during the journey as you need to give it back to the station officer when exiting the platform. If you have kids with you, keep them seated throughout because the train tends to rattle and move in all directions.