Pick-up location and time: Any hotel in Kandy, 0700 hrs
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Take one of Sri Lanka’s most scenic train rides—from Kandy to Ella—without having to arrange tickets or transfers independently on this Private Trip. After Hotel pickup, Go on a City Tour in Kandy and take your seat—chosen for optimal views—on the Ella-bound train. Then, admire tea estates, valleys, and villages as you travel into hill country before time in Ella to shop and eat (own expense), Your tour will end at the Kandy Railway station.

Trip Includes

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Train ticket

Trip Excludes

  • Food and drinks
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips and gratuities

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed


Day 1

Time : 7:30 am


Meet and greet by seerendipity Tours representative and start your tour will start at 7:30 am from your hotel when your chauffeur picks you up. You will then proceed to the Kandy for a city tour and then Head to Railway Station getting there for the Train. You will be booked optimal seats for sightseeing.


Stop At: Ella, Uva Province


As the train travels to Ella you will be able to see many sights. The initial part of the ride will let you feast your eyes on the sight of the sun rising over the misty mountains. As time reaches the bright green tea estates and the rolling slopes of the valleys will become visible. You will be able to see brilliantly coloured wildflowers in untouched meadows and occasional villages and towns with invitingly cosy-looking homes. As you get closer to Ella you will find yourself passing through stands of trees and patches of forest with increasingly taller trees. You will be able to take photographs of all these and more.


There will be occasional sellers passing through the train selling fruit and snacks. However, it is recommended that you bring your own snacks as it will take you up 3-4 hours to get to Ella. Once you get there you will be able to visit the town and have a delicious meal at one of the cafes there at your own cost.


After lunch, you will be able to walk around the town and check out some souvenir shops. You can socialize with some of the residents or the visitors or try the various delectable on offer in the many quaint eateries that pepper the area or get back to your hotel in Ella.


Your tour ends up at Kandy Railway Station,

If you want to reach back again to your same Hotel or any other destinations by continuing your Train Ride please contact us


Duration: 4 hours

  1. Raj Kumar:

    Beautiful scenery and it is good to combine the train trip with another tour itinerary of Sri Lanka

  2. Adrian Silva:

    The train was late for more than an hour

  3. Mariam Traore:

    It was good but the train took lot of time to go to Ella from Kandy

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