Post conference Tour
CONFERENCE NETWORKING TOUR TO KANDY
21ST OCTOBER 2023 | 06:00 – 19:00
- Hotel pick-up (06:00 – 06:15)
- Drive to Kandy (09:30 – 10:00)
- En route Visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
- Visit the Temple of Tooth Relic Which is the Last Kingdom of Sri Lanka
- Visit Tea Factory and Taste World Famous Real Sri Lankan Tea
- Visit Gem Factory to Experience the Procedure of making Gems and Witness the Ancient Cultural Dance Show
- Arrive back at the Hotel (19:00)
in route visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
Pinnawala has the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. In 2023, there were 71 elephants, including 30 males and 41 females from 3 generations, living in Pinnawala. The orphanage was founded to care and protect the many orphaned unweaned wild elephants found wandering in and near the forests of Sri Lanka.
Visiting the Gem shop and Cultural Dance show
During the show, you will see several dances which depict the graceful movements of birds and animals, which trace their origins back to the ancient ritual known as the Kohomba Kapkariya, as well as energetic acrobatic performances where the men perform a series of leaping pirouettes and stunts such as plate-spinning.
Experience the World Famous Sri Lankan authentic Tea flavour
Take a moment to relish a traditional Sri Lankan tea ceremony, where warmth and hospitality meet in a cup of steaming goodness. Share stories with locals, savour delectable tea-inspired cuisine, and pick up exquisite tea souvenirs to remember your journey.
Explore centuries-old traditions, from hand-plucking leaves to savouring aromatic brews. Join us for a tea journey like no other and let Sri Lankan tea awaken your senses.
Temple of Tooth relic
The most revered site in Sri Lanka, it is locally known as the Sri Dalada Maligawa and is a place of worship established in the 16th century AD. Situated adjacent to the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, the shrine overlooks the vast expanse of the Kandy Lake.