Nestled amid stunning mountains draped in verdant plantations, Kandy holds unrivalled allures over tourists that flock to it each year. One may even come across fine bungalows in Sri Lanka here offered by popular chains such as Theme Resorts.
To Stroll Along a Scenic Lake
The heart of Kandy will reveal you to the unsurpassed views of Kandy Lake. Dating back to 1807, when it was first built during the reign of King Sri Wickrama Rajasinghe, it will never fail to take your breath away.
To Witness Kandy Esala Perahera
If you want to experience the authentic traditions of Kandy, plan to visit the city during July and August. This is when you can witness the amazing cultural acts performed by the natives while travelling in a procession.
To Make A Day Trip to Ella
Although this takes you out of Kandy, it will be one of the best journeys you’d ever take. The train ride is from Kandy to Ella (and vice versa) and you’ll be rewarded with some absolutely stunning views.
To Explore the Royal Botanical Gardens
Royal Botanical Gardens is visited by many due to its beautiful collection of orchids and various plant species. Chameleons and monkeys can also be frequently sighted here.