Kandy is also known as the Hill Capital of Sri Lanka, and offers numerous ‘off road’ and adventurous activities. From elephant trekking and hiking in the hills to whitewater rafting in the many rivers around, to golf and yoga camps, the choice is rich. If you are a Nature lover you are sure to find something to suit your taste in Kandy.
Victoria Golf and Country resort
Located in the hills nearby Kandy, Victoria offers a splendid and challenging course, with 18 holes – Par 73 with a 6945-yard length. The course is rated among the 100 most beautiful courses in the world by Golf Digest. International tournaments are held here, such as The Donald Steel Trophy, The Ebert Pot, and The Pam Fernando (ladies) Trophy. The location is also a luxurious resort which offers outstanding accommodation choices and amenities.
- Location: Rajawella
- Tel: +94 812 376 376
Pinnawala Baby Elephant Orphanage
Established in 1975 to house young elephants displaced from their natural habitat, the orphanage’s first priority has always been to help endangered animals and species in Sri Lanka. It turned to eco tourism to fund its environmental goals and nowadays trekking, photo safaris, bird-watching, canoeing, biking, and camping are among the activities available at the orphanage, as well as discovering more about the elephants of Sri Lanka.
- Address: 42/1, Asgiriya, Kandy
- Tel: +94 813 996 070