Historical Three Temples Tour

Starting From

USD 28.00

Per Person
Cultural & Heritage  Sightseeing 
1/2 Day
9:00
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Overview

Visiting three of the most ancient and historically important temples that are within an easy walking distance to another is a memorable expedition for a heritage lover.  The three temples (Embekke, Lankathilaka, Gadaladeniya) have been built in the 14th century before the Kandyan Kingdom was fully established.

Itinerary

8:00
You will be picked up from your hotel in Kandy by an Air Conditioned car.
9:00
Visit Embekke temple. Embekke is famous for the intricately carved wooden pillars of its bigger, or drum hall. each pillar had a different pattern carved into each of its four sides. peacocks entwined swans, wrestlers, dragons, dancers, horsemen and soldiers.
9:45
Visit Lankatilake Temple. Lankatilake is perhaps the finest temple in the district. An impressively solid-looking structure built on a huge rock outcrop and painted a pale blue rather than the usual white.
10:30
Visit Gadaladeniya Temple. Gadaladeniya built on a rocky outcrop and covered with small pools, the temple is reached by a series of steps cut into the rock. This Buddhist temple with a Hindu extension is a similar age to the Lankatilake Temple and the Embekka Devale.
11:15
You will be taken back to your hotel in Kandy. You will arrive at your hotel approximately at 12:30.

Tour Includes

  • Hotel Pick up and drop off by an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Entrance fee during sightseeing
  • Service of an English-speaking chauffeur guide.
  • Water bottles during the tour
  • All government taxes

Tour Excludes

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (Recommended)

Know Before You Go

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Kandy hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You must wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees for visiting sacred or holy places.

Tour Conditions

  • Children 4 Years +11 months and younger are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Cancellation Policy

 

  • 49 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: No Cancellation Fee
  • Within 48 hours prior to the scheduled starting time: 100% Cancellation Fee.
  • No Shows - 100% Cancellation Fee.

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