Kandy is a picturesque city located in the Central province of Sri Lanka. Kandy is a perfect blend of scenic nature, elegance and luxury. It houses one of the best boutique hotels in Sri Lanka and with Vista Rooms you get to choose from a variety of budget hotels in Kandy town. Kandy is known for it’s lush green forests and the quadrangular lake which adds to the charm of the city. Apart from having an administrative importance, Kandy has a religious significance too. Since it houses, the Temple of Tooth Relic, it is famous amongst the religious followers of the Buddha. The Temple of Tooth is one of the most sacred places of Buddhist importance. Visiting the temple should totally be in your “Things to do in Kandy” list. Spending your free time by the Kandy lake is quite relaxing. The view from Kandy lake is absolutely picture perfect! Another tourist spot, one must visit is the Kandy Tea museum. It houses an old factory where the initial tea manufacturing in Sri Lanka started. One can learn the art of tea making and the traditional methods used in cultivating tea in this one of a kind museum. One should visit the nearby tea plantations to know how the industry actually works. Apart from that, the Pinawalla elephant Orphanage is a must visit place if you are in Kandy. It’s approximately 60kms away from Kandy and a one hour drive from most of our budget hotels in Kandy. The orphanage was established to provide shelter to orphan and lost elephants in the wild.