Private Local Food Tour: The 10 tastings

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Kandy

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Experience the true Sri Lankan food scene while eating your way through the history of the city. Take in the spices smell and impress your taste buds with delicious treats. Visit places where locals love to snack and try delicacies such as string hoppers and pol roti!
Are you ready to savor the best of the Kandy flavor? On this private tour, local foodies have selected the best culinary specialties for you! Be impressed by the sights, scents and savory flavors of beautiful Kandy. Kickstart your culinary adventure at a local market and get an introduction to Sri Lanka’s cuisine. Wander past the stalls that are filled with fresh vegetables and exotic fruits, and watch locals do their daily shopping.  Start experiencing new flavors and enjoy tastings like lemon mango, soursop fruit, sesame candy or ash pumpkin candy. Feel free to ask your host about all the ingredients you’re tasting, and why they’re so special. You’ll be amazed by the intriguing facts! It’s tea time! Stop at a little cafeteria filled with locals enjoying their meal and get a strong flavored cup of tea. Take in the vibes and enjoy the unique setting. You can’t go more local than this. Head to a typical Sri Lankan food court and discover a wide variety of mouth-watering tastings. Do you have any specific dish that you would like to try? Or you would like to ask your private guide recommendations? No matter your choice, you’ll sample 3 delicious servings and enjoy the Sri Lankan hospitality.  Bustle your way through the heart of the city for a totally different vibe. Enjoy a short walk and make some room for what’s next because you’re in for a treat! Moving on, this tasty route takes you to a tiny shop that can be found in a beautiful building. Admire its old style and enjoy your next tasting - crunchy cassava chips.  Time to seek out other food vendors and impress your taste buds with tastings such as paper dosa, curd or kithul thalapa. Not sure what all those tastings are? That’s not a problem! Your favorite local guide can give you all the details to help you choose your favorite. Finish off with a super refreshing drink, a King Coconut! Watch the locals in action and see how they cut the coconut in front of you. Enjoy its refreshing juice and yummy flesh and find out why this is a typical Sri Lankan favorite!

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • 8 food tastings
  • 2 non alcoholic drinks

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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