The Esala Perahera in Kandy is one of the oldest and grandest of all Buddhist festivals in Sri Lanka. It is a breathtaking cultural pageant comprising of unique Sri Lankan traditions and customs with a history of over 230 years taking place in the hill capital Kandy annually, in honor of the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha. . Known as Asia’s most spectacular religious and cultural pageant and a glittering festival of lights and colors it comprises of vibrant drummers and dancers and over hundred beautifully caparisoned elephants and magnificent tuskers in a breathtaking event that is not to be missed. The grand Kumbal and Randoli Pereheras will light up the streets of the medieval hill capital, Kandy, commencing from the 5th of August, with the final Randoli pageant taking place on the Esela full moon day on the 14th of August mesmerizing all viewers as it travels the streets in its fullest grandeur.

Ebert Silva Holidays offers full and half day packages to view this magnificent cultural pageant which will include travel in luxury coaches, visits to the Pinnawala Orphanage en route, thrilling open deck city tours in Kandy with tea and lunch as preferred. If only viewing the perehera is desired, a half day tour package with prime seating to view the perehera will be arranged. Special prices for groups and early reservations.

Special Randoli Packagers

OPTION A

Half day package to view Perehera only

TOUR TIMES:

11:30 am - Departure from Colombo after early lunch
1:30pm – Stop at Ambepussa Avanhala for snacks
3:30pm – Arrive in Kandy
Free for leisure
7:00 pm – Be seated to view Perehera
Leave for Colombo after Perehera

DATES:
10TH – 12th August
TICKET PRICES:

Sri Lankan Adult - LKR 14,700
Sri Lankan Child - LKR 7,500
Foreign Adult - USD 85
Foreign Child - USD 45

DATES:
13th & 14th August
TICKET PRICES:

Sri Lankan Adult - LKR 18,750
Sri Lankan Child - LKR 9,700
Foreign Adult - USD 110
Foreign Child - USD 55

OPTION B

Open deck City Tour in Kandy & Lunch

TOUR TIMES:

08:00am - Departure from Colombo
Stop at Ambepussa en route
12:00pm - 1:00pm – Lunch in Peradeniya
1:30pm - 04:00pm – Open deck City tour Kandy
Free for leisure
7:00 pm – Be seated to view Perehera
Leave for Colombo after Perehera

DATES:
10th – 12th August
TICKET PRICES:

Sri Lankan Adult - LKR 19,000
Sri Lankan Child - LKR 9,800
Foreign Adult - USD 110
Foreign Child - USD 55

DATES:
13th & 14th August
TICKET PRICES:

Sri Lankan Adult - LKR 20,250
Sri Lankan Child - LKR 11,800
Foreign Adult - USD 120
Foreign Child - USD 70

OPTION C

Visit to Elephant Orphanage & Lunch

TOUR TIMES:

7:00am - Departure from Colombo
10:00pm – Watch Elephant bathing at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
12:00noon - 1:00pm – Lunch at Pinnawala
4:00PM – Arrive in Kandy
Free for leisure
7:00 pm – Be seated to view Perehera
Leave for Colombo after Perehera

DATES:
10th – 12th August
TICKET PRICES:

Sri Lankan Adult - LKR 19,000
Sri Lankan Child - LKR 9,800
Foreign Adult - USD 110
Foreign Child - USD 55

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