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Historical & Heritage Tours in Kandy

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  • Lis R
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had a wonderful day full of amazing sights and a hike to the top of Pidurangala. Our guide Mr Shamin really went out of his way to make sure that we were enjoying ourselves and he had lots of knowledge to share with us on the sights we visited. The tour was personalised and flexible, according to our needs. We didn’t have to worry about a thing. I’m really glad we booked a tour to see Dambulla and the sights near, instead of just going on our own.
    Written 4 March 2024
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  • H Shah
    United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was a 13 day tour around Sri Lanka customised to our requests. The agent organised the hotel bookings and driver plus car. No issues on any bookings. The agent was very quick to respond to my questions and to set up the customised itinerary in such a short space of time!

    The driver, Kanishka was very knowledgeable, polite and professional. He made sure we visited all the key places in good timing. We also stopped at various places for refreshments and taking photos!

    We thoroughly enjoyed all the sightseeing, food, beaches and the culture of Sri Lanka!! I would highly recommend Beauty Lanka Travels.
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • Adam L
    24 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant experience. Well organised and we had a fantastic driver in Dilshan Wjethunga - who made the day extra special by stopping at lots of fun and exciting places along the way, like a spice garden where we got massaged with locally produced massage oil.

    The sigirya tour and lunch were also fantastic and ran seamlessly and we liked that they customised it to our preferences.

    Would definitely recommend
    Written 11 February 2024
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  • Climber62064448187
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had such a fantastic time on the day tour to Sigiriya and surrounds with Irfan. The driver was very punctual and reliable, and the car is new and air-conditioned. We visited a Buddhist temple, Sigiriya rock, a local village and even got an awesome surprise! The village tour included delicious food, cooking demonstrations and beautiful nature/scenery.

    This is one of the best tours in Sri Lanka! I definitely recommend it to other travellers.

    Thanks Aalya tours!
    Written 29 February 2024
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  • David G
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Indika could not have been more attentive, informative and friendly. Had a fantastic day out in Kandy seeing some great sites, at a really nice pace, would highly recommend this company
    Written 6 February 2024
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  • Daydream09133344389
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We are so overly grateful that we crossed paths with Nadith on our Sri Lankan trip. We had him originally just as a driver from A to B, but then discovered how knowledgeable and kind he was, that we had him as a guide for the following two days! We are never into ‘guided tours’ but this was so casual yet informative it was brilliant. He went above and beyond to share so much culture and history with us — his knowledge is incredibly rich and deep and he knows his way around so well.

    We did the Kandy tour with him, which allowed us to really enjoy the busy city. We talked to other travellers who didn’t like the place, so we thoroughly believe it was Nadith who allowed us to really enjoy being there. He went really above and beyond and gave so much of his time, we never felt rushed and he altered everything to suit what we wanted to do, nothing was too much hassle at all.

    We also did Kandy to Nuwara Eliya with him, which was a brilliant suggestion to see some sights along the journey and then catch the train from there to Ella instead of doing the whole train journey. Which we wouldn’t have even considered before, yet worked out perfectly as we didn’t have train tickets so just did the smaller and most beautiful section.

    He made us feel so well taken care of, allowed us to relax in the craze of Sri Lanka knowing we were taken care of and was such a genuinely great person!! We would highly recommend him to anyone and everyone visiting Sri Lanka and the central area. We are so so so grateful that we crossed paths!!! Thanking you always Nadith!!
    Written 16 January 2024
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  • Andrea Ann
    Dortmund, Germany9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a very memorable day tour to kandy tooth temple and pinnawala elephant orphanage, Pathum had a very professional and accommodating attitude. Drive safely, Highly recommended as a personal driver!
    Written 7 March 2022
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  • Luis B
    Barcelona, Spain1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Had an absolute amazing day trip toPolannaruwa, Sigiriya, and Dambulla.
    Our tour guide Irfan was very knowledgable on all sites and had even a few secret suprises organised along the trip for us such as visiting a traditional Ayurveda herb and spice farm, viewing Sri Lankan fauna, and also stopping for a traditional Sri Lankan meal.
    We absolutely recommend this day trip from Kandy.
    Written 2 March 2024
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  • Kunzang D
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a memorable 12 days tour with Confero tours. Our driver Prabath was knowledgeable, flexible, cooperative and punctual. The package is comprehensive covering the rich culture and heritage of Sri Lanka, as well as fhe the natural beauty of the beautiful island. I would strongly recommend Confero Tours to anyone visiting Sti Lanka.
    Written 17 January 2024
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  • Aaronma
    Shenzhen, China8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our guide Hashu delivered wonderful memory for our Chinese New Year holiday.

    This 7 nights 8 days trip includes everything, cultural and natural beauty, mountain and sea, national parks and heritage sites. All the hotels they booked are just perfect, and good activities arranged. End to end service with high quality and good price, if you come to Sri Lanka, I recommend this as your first choice!

    Happy Luna new year, 龙年大吉!
    Written 24 February 2024
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  • Borys
    Kandy, Sri Lanka2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Trip to Sigiriya was great, transport is comfortable, we stopped on every request like breakfast etc. Perfect Sri Lankan dhal curry lunch. 100% recommend
    Written 20 April 2022
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  • Brandin S
    Victoria, Canada7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our Tuk Tuk tour of Kandy city sites was great. Mr Irfan was our very helpful private guide today who was a very careful Tuk Tuk driver and considerate of our needs. We enjoyed all the tour stops, and we were very well taken care of all day! Recommend.
    Written 3 March 2024
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  • Luciano F
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice experience! Driver and guide very friendly! I strongly recommend this company! I've already indicated them to al my friends!
    Written 8 April 2022
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  • Timothée B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great view and very nice driver !
    Sigiriya really worth it ! The visit of the gardens is interesting but the shop a the end seems a little bit to expensive
    Written 11 January 2024
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  • Voyager449055
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Malaweli Tours and our tour guide Theekshana was excellent. We did a driving tour that included Kandy, Ella, Marissa and Galle. Our tour guide took care of us all along the way. Our accommodations were excellent and so was the food. We especially enjoyed Pancha Safari in Udawalawe. Very grateful to Malaweli and Theekshana.
    Written 24 February 2024
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