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Kandy Esala Perahera info

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Kandy Esala Perahera info

hi all

we will be in Kandy for the Kandy Esala Perahera. 1 ..10th Aug 2014

-what procession day(s) is the best to see?

-do we have to book a seat to see it?

-do we have to book with company http://kandyperaherabookings.com/index.php or is there other seatings companies?

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1. Re: Kandy Esala Perahera info

The closer to the end - the more impressive.

You don't need to book a seat - but it's recommended.

Most hotels in Kandy will sell tickets.

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Great, so can we buy tickets at a hotel when there, or do we need to prebook?

will they cost more if we wait until parade time?

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3. Re: Kandy Esala Perahera info

I never pre-booked when I was there.

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How much are the seat costs?

The only web site I can find is ~US$100, which seems expensive.

Can you recommend a low cost place to stay in Kandy?. Must be walking distance into town.

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5. Re: Kandy Esala Perahera info

IIRC I paid LKR 4,000 a couple of years ago.

There are several cheap guesthouses in Saranankara Road.

Hans

Edited: 12:31 am, April 05, 2014
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6. Re: Kandy Esala Perahera info

thanks.

We have 6 weeks in SL. Any places/sites we should see (besides whats in the LPlanet)?

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7. Re: Kandy Esala Perahera info

Depends on your interests and what you found in LP.

Hans

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