Tourism

Central Province - Sri Lanka

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Discover Kandy

kdKandy District is one of the attractive districts located in the Central Province in Sri Lanka. Kandy city is the capital city which is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka.

Discover Matale

MTMatale District is located in the northern part of the Central Province, Sri Lanka and it is home for three World Heritage sites; Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya Fortress and Knuckles Range which attract more tourists.

 

Discover Nuwara-Eliya

NENuwara Eliya district is located in the southern part of the Central Province. Nuwara Eliya city is the capital city which was built entirely during the 19th century by the British. It is called as “Little England” since it riches with the old colonial building, attractive landscaping and cool climate.

Recent Events

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New Tourist Information Centre will be Opened in Kandy city on 18th February.

New Tourist Information Centre will be O…

New tourism Information Centre in Kandy (Near the Clock Tower) declared opened by Hon. Sarath Ekanayake, Chief Minister and Minister of Tourism, Central Province provides tourist information for both foreign...

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Sri Mutthumari Amman Annual Theru Festival

Sri Mutthumari Amman Annual Theru Festiv…

Annual “Chariot festival” of Sri Muththumari Amman temple, Matale has been planned to be held on 22nd of February 2016.

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Home Stay Programm in Heel Oya

Home Stay Programm in Heel Oya

Heel Oya community based tourism programme has been initiated with the objective of distributing the tourism benefits  to a fair cross section of the society by preparing accommodation units in...

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Esala Perahara 2016

Esala Perahara 2016

The Kandy “Esala Perahara”, annual homage to homage to the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha (The Esala Procession of Kandy) will be held in Kandy from 8th August to...

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Visit Kandy 2015

Visit Kandy 2015

Visit Kandy cultural show was held at Kandy city centre on 25th August 2015.

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World Tourism Day 2015

World Tourism Day 2015

Department of Trade Commerce and Tourism of the Central Province with the collaboration of the Municipal Council, Nuwaraeliya Commemorate the World Tourism Day on 26th September at Nuwaraeliya with presence...

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Video On Demand

Info IconNew tourism Information Centre in Kandy (Near the Clock Tower) declared opened by Hon. Sarath Ekanayake, Chief Minister and Minister of Tourism, Central Province provides tourist information for both foreign and local tourists in all aspects of services including “KIOSK” Self information system. New tourist information centre consisted with free Wi-Fi, electronic communication and comfort facility.

This project has planned by the Department of Trade Commerce & Tourism, Central Province with the collaboration of Regional Economic Development Agency (REDA) and the Kandy Hoteliers Association.

Certificate awarding ceremony of foreign Language course is held at YMBA – Kandy at the same day.

Sri Mutthumari Amman Annual Theru Festival

MuththumariAmmanTemple2Annual “Chariot festival” of Sri Muththumari Amman temple, Matale has been planned to be held on 22nd of February 2016.

Esela Perahara 2016The Kandy “Esala Perahara”, annual homage to homage to the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha (The Esala Procession of Kandy) will be held in Kandy from 8th August to 18th August.

Home Stay Programm in Heel Oya

HomeStayHeel Oya community based tourism programme has been initiated with the objective of distributing the tourism benefits  to a fair cross section of the society by preparing accommodation units in village houses in Heeloya, Poddalgoda, Teldenya, carrying various themes and bringing our Sri Lankan authenticity and experience Sri Lankan village food taste.

VisitKandy2Visit Kandy cultural show was held at Kandy city centre on 25th August 2015.