Steam Train | A Journey of Romance

July 17th, 2018 By Madhawa

A ride on this unique LUXURY STEAM TRAIN to Hill Capital is one of the most picturesque rail journeys in the world! As you journey through, in the modern and relaxing comfort, you are sure to witness and experience a way of life that has existed since time immemorial.

Viceroy Special Vintage Train Tours

The “Viceroy Special” is a 75 year old private train and the only steam train still in operation in Sri Lanka . The train has two air-conditioned observation saloons furnished in period style, with 64 plush reclining seats and individual adjustable tables. A public address system is available for guides to describe details of the journey or for suitable music to be broadcast. Each saloon has an adjoining smokers’ lounge and a modern toilet.

There is also a restaurant car, elegantly furnished with Edwardian ribbed fans and teak-trimmed wood paneling is complete with a fully equipped kitchen and a well complemented bar.

Time Agenda
07:00 AM Viceroy Special steam train leaves Colombo Fort Railway Station for Kandy . En-route-mid morning snacks, tea/coffee on board the train
11:30 AM Arrive Kandy , transfer to a luxury hotel by coach, relax. and have lunch. After lunch do a city tour of Kandy covering places of interest such as the Temple of the Tooth, Arts & Crafts Centre. Also observe a memorable Cultural Show during lunch at the hotel
03 :30 PM Visit Royal Botanical Garden after which transfer to Peradeniya Railway Station to join the steam train, leaves at 04:30 pm back to Colombo . Afternoon Tea/Refreshments on board the train.
08:00 PM Arrive Colombo and transfer to your hotel.

Package Price

To Quote on request (Group size : minimum 30 pax & Maximum 64 pax) PACKAGE PRICE INCLUDES,

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned luxury train,with backup road transport
  • Visit to Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Visit to the Temple of the Tooth Relic/Audience Hall
  • A memorable cultural show
  • Lunch, Tea & Refreshments
  • A Tour Guide Service
  • Government Taxes.

Please consider this train is a charter train. Which means you have to book at least minimum of 30 – 40 people. Individual booking can’t be proceed..