How do I get to and around Kandy?

There are a multitude of different transport methods to get to and around Kandy

Travel to Kandy


Cinnamon Air has scheduled connections with Colombo (both BIA and Waters Edge in the city), Koggala (Galle), Dikwella (Tangalle), and Weerawila (Tissa and Yala). The Kandy waterdrome is at Polgolla Reservoir, about 30 minutes from the city centre.

Guided tours and groups

We tailor-make tours hosted by excellent local guides – including foreign-language speakers – and we have many years’ experience in designing and managing tours for larger groups.


Taxis are often unavailable at Polgolla, so it is best to book transport with &Beyond’s Colombo office.


We do not recommend self-driving in Sri Lanka.

What to remember when travelling around Kandy

Wear a hat (except when in a Temple), and remain hydrated.

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