Best Kept Secrets of Kandy: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour

Private & Custom Tours in Kandy
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Tour description

Discover the real Kandy and experience its irresistible charm together with a friendly local. Admire luxuriant nature, be amazed by a golden-roofed temple and get under the skin of Kandy’s history and culture during a private tour created just for you!

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Kandy and get to experience it like a true local. Visit temples, stroll through a local market, tuk-tuk your way around the city and see the authentic local lifestyle. Everything you wish for can be included in this private tour created just for you. Kickstart your mini adventure with a stroll through the lively local market. Enjoy the great vibe and have a delicious local tasting. Take in the smells, be mesmerized by the colors, mingle with the locals and admire the variety of goods and exotic fruits. Curious to know more about the ingredients that local people use to prepare their food? Your local host can tell you about the local cuisine and everything that you’re interested in.  Experience the hustle and bustle and spot the locals in action while you pass the bus station. Get ready to check out the colorful buses, because they are a true piece of art. Every bus is hand painted and the mix of colors is simply amazing! The Temple of the Tooth is a must-see during your visit to Kandy. With elegant pillars and arches, golden embellishments and beautiful paintings; the entire place is a work of art. The temple is visited by both locals and tourists bearing flowers and incense daily throughout the day and night.  Take a stroll around Kandy Lake which dominates the heavenly location with its cascading beauty. Enjoy the peace and quiet while taking in the good vibe. Make your way up to the Upper lake Viewpoint with a tuk-tuk and admire the postcard view of this enchanting city. Go off the beaten path and visit a true hidden gem: a beautiful secret temple famous for its paintings. Follow your favorite local and walk through a narrow pathway to get to this hidden place. A monk will wait for you to open the door and let you inside. Be amazed by the rock inscriptions dating back to the 6th century that speak the history of this temple and listen to interesting insight from your private guide.  End your private Kandy experience in a place recommended by the locals. Sip a refreshing drink and enjoy the lively atmosphere of this place. Wanna know what else you should include in your travel plans? The best you can do is to ask your favorite local recommendations about the city and surroundings.  Get ready to explore Kandy’s best highlights & hidden gems with a local!

What's included

  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Tuk-Tuk driver
  • King coconut tasting
  • 1 non alcoholic drink
  • Snacks

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off