A hosted walk around the UNESCO city of Kandy, a former kingdom of Sri Lanka.
Discover sacred spaces and intriguing tales of the city
Immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of Kandy’s streets
Includes: Host, sarongs, socks, drinks
Duration: 9:00am, Midday or 3:00pm (2hrs)
Who can Visit and What were
Children above 6 years are more suitable for this tour and they can Wear Conservative dress/flip flops
The Full Experience
On this beguiling journey around Kandy. Your host will walk you through the highlights of one of Sri Lanka’s most pivotal cities.
Surrounded by the rolling landscape of middle Sri Lanka, Kandy, or Maha Nuwara (great city) in Sinhalese is great to explore on foot. Glide past Kandy Lake, witnessing glimpses of the Temple of the Tooth on your way to the British Garrison Cemetery, awash with intriguing stories of colonial residents. Experience the religious diversity of the island from the phenomenal temple grounds to an elegant church, effervescent kovil and past a local mosque. Break at the Empire Café before roaming busier streets packed with vendors and historical monuments. Finish your walk at Kandy’s enticing main market, brimming with native fruits and vegetables.
Hosted by Kandyan
Your host has lived in Kandy his whole life, growing up and studying here before starting his own family. He has seen the city change much over the years and has an excellent grasp of local culture and Sri Lankan history. His easy-going style lends itself well to guiding others around his country and in 2014 he obtained his guiding license specializing in personalized travel and Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle.