Best Time to Visit: January to April
Recommended Duration: 3 to 4 Days
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
Nearest Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport
Nearest Railway Station: Kandy Railway Station
Elevation: 500 m
Postal code: 20000
Population: 1.25 lakhs (2011)
Kandy is known to be the city of the bruised sky which is one of the most attractove and most sought cities in Sri Lanks which is renowned for housing the Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic that is known as one of the most famous temples of Sri Lanka. Furthermore, this place is the home to a lot of temples and also an amazing scenic landscape that is worth admiring. Also, you can visit the historic World Buddhist Museum, National Museum of Kandy and Sri Dalada Museum, located in the temple complex, is the storehouse of artefacts and architecture related to the Buddhist history from the colonial era.
Best Time to Visit Kandy
The best time that you can choose to visit Kandy is during the driest months that fall from January to March which is the most ideal for sightseeing and also for all the activities that the place holds for you followed by the celebration of the main festival that is Kandy Esala Perahera. You will get to explore an array of places when you visit Kandy, and those are mentioned as Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage that is located at a distance of 27 km away from the city center and was mainly aimed towards providing shelter to the abandones and injured elephants followed by the famous Giragama Tea Plantation that gets your feet on the lush greens, Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic which is dedicated to the shrines of the Sri Dalada Maligawa that is considered as one of the most Buddhist temple in the world, Sri Maha Bodhi Viharaya or Bahirawakanda Vihara Buddha is a Theravada Buddhist temple in Kandy, Royal Botanical Gardens where you get to witness beautiful flora species of orchards and much more followed by the aqua life and medicinal plants, and so many other places to count on. For more information on tourism packages to Sri Lnaka contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.