Want to know more about Kandy before you visit it? Read this travel guide to know more about when to go, where you can stay and what to expect of this city before you make your way there!
Where Is Kandy?
Kandy is in the heart of the Central province and is around 3 hours away from the city of Colombo. This bustling city is located on a picturesque plateau that lies in some of the prettiest hills, which are adorned with lush tea plantations.
Where Can I Stay?
Apart from the many hotels and resorts in the city, consider staying in one of the bungalows in Kandy. Perfect for comfortable, cosy and luxurious escape Hanthana Boutique Villa by Amaya offer wonderful accommodation for those who want to see the sights and sounds of Kandy.
When Can I Visit?
While the weather in Kandy is mild and pleasant almost all year round, there are two seasons to be mindful of; The wet season and the dry one! As such, the best time to visit is during January to May when the average temperature is about 26 degrees and the rainfall is at a minimum.
What Can I Do?
Apart from pottering around the city, one can explore colonial buildings and visit many temples! Kandy is an excellent base to visit the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens and numerous other attractions located in the vicinity of the city.