4 Hours Drive from Hikkaduwa..
Kandy is a large city in central Sri Lanka. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest. The city's heart is scenic Kandy Lake (Bogambara Lake), which is popular for strolling. Kandy is famed for sacred Buddhist sites, including the Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) shrine, celebrated with the grand Esala Perahera annual procession.
ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDEN
Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of kandy in the Central Province of sri lanka. It attracts 2 million visitors annually.It is near the mahaweli river (the longest in Sri Lanka). It is renowned for its collection of orchids. The garden includes more than 4000 species of plants, including orchids, spices, medicinal plants and palm trees.