If golden beaches, rising waves, misty mountains, mighty elephants, stealthy leopards, giant whales, a majestic past, lovely tea and warm smiles could sum up a country, that would be Sri Lanka! Sri Lanka is currently #4 in the world for tea production. SLENDO2020 will be held in the hill capital of Sri Lanka. Kandy is the home for some incredible tea fields and factories, and experience first-handthe making of the finest tea in the world.
Take the world’s most beautiful train ride, the ride from Kandy to Ella which is regarded as the world’s most scenic train ride. Apart from incrediblescenic beauty the ride is also holds the highest point at which a broad gauge train travels in the world. Take a winding ride passing majestic waterfalls, lush tea estates through 45 tunnels including Sri Lankas longest tunnels and enjoy the scenic beauty while sipping the incredible flavours of high quality Sri Lankan tea.
Walk the lake beside the “Sri DaladaMaligawa”, a lake built in 1807 is a manmade lake located in the centre of the city. Take a walk in the morning through the swift fresh air around the lake and the “Temple of the tooth relic – The most sacred Buddhist establishment in Sri Lanka. The temple of the tooth relic was built during the 16th century and is where Lord Buddha’s tooth is being kept. It was also the palace of the last king of Sri Lanka. The festival of the tooth relic is held in the month of July and August and held annually to pay homage to the Sacred tooth relic and Lord Buddha The procession consists of traditional local dances such as fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances, in addition to the elephants who are usually adorned with lavish Garments.
From Katunayaka Bandaranayake International Airport to Kandy 103.5 km. It is accessible via the Airport expressway.
To And From Airport
It is recommended that a taxi is booked via online apps: Uber, Kangaroo, Pick me or via the aiport taxi service.
Read more here https://wikitravel.org/en/Kandy
Weather in Kandy will be warm and humid in August.