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Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in One Day? Possible?!

Perth, Australia
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Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in One Day? Possible?!

Hi,

I am looking to travel by car to check out Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in one day, leaving Colombo early morning and returning at night. Is this possible?

If so, what are some recommended stops to do at both places?

Cheers,

L.

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1. Re: Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in One Day? Possible?!

You will spend too much time in the car IMHO. There are plenty of sites to visit in Kandy to fill a whole day (and more) in Kandy.

Hans

Edited: 06 May 2014, 13:02
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2. Re: Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in One Day? Possible?!

Yes. Overall travel time is Colombo-Kandy 3 hours, Kandy-Eliya 2.30 hours and Eliya-Colombo 5 hours hence a total of 10.30 hours. No idea how you would find time to SEE actual things in one of the towns or even both with this overstretched plan...

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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3. Re: Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in One Day? Possible?!

Thank you for that input - that pretty much settles it as I will definitely be wanting to get out and spending time at Kandy rather than passing through.

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4. Re: Kandy and Nuwara Eliya in One Day? Possible?!

Yes, should better spend time in kandy than drive to Nuwara Eliya. But when you going from colombo to kandy, a one day is not enough to see all in kandy. should better if you can have two days for kandy

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