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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Delve deeper into Colombo than you could alone in half a day on this private tour. Ride a tuk tuk around must-sees such as Independence Square and Galle Face Green as your guide shares details about them you might not have known otherwise. Plus, check out some of the Sri Lankan capital’s tucked-away gems, markets, and street snacks to gain an inside scoop on the city that most visitors miss.
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from $16.85
30 reviews
Sampling Colombo’s street foods can be tricky without a guide to point out favorite local eats and what they consist of. With this private tour, you gain the insider knowledge you need. Let a guide introduce you to food spots such as Pettah Market, together with treats such as cassava chips and samosas, so you end up truly eating like a local. Eight food and two drinks tastings are included.
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from $14.60
3 reviews
Dive deeper into Kandy than you could alone in a day with a private tour that covers all the sights in and around the city. Avoid having to plan cabs and guess where and what to see; and learn background to each sight from your guide. Visit the Temple of the Tooth, markets, a tea factory, and more; uncover Kandy’s culture; enjoy refreshments, and relax with door-to-door air-conditioned transport.
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from $40.43
21 reviews
Kandy’s rich offering of cuisines can make it difficult to know where to start exploring the local food scene. This private Kandy food tour removes the guesswork by taking you straight to the places that locals love to go: try new markets, fresh ingredients, and natural juices that are sure to please. Eight food tastings and two non-alcoholic drinks are included, so be sure to come hungry.
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from $12.35
2 reviews
Enjoy personalized attention and a the ability to travel at your own pace on this private tour of Nuwara Eliya. With a dedicated guide creating an itinerary just for you and answering any questions along the way, you'll explore tea plantations and the Pedro Tea Factory to learn about the tradition of tea production in Sri Lanka. Meet locals and take in the rolling hills, jungles, and rushing rivers that make up the environment.
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from $25.83
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi. We are family with 3 children and we took city tour and food tour with Muthida. Muthida is very kind and intelligent guide. We spend the day before the tour in colombo but actually didn't really get connected to the city. After Muthida tour...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Yaniv S
Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Manoshi responded really quickly to any queries I had and was understanding when we had to push the time of our class back as we hadn't yet arrived in Kandy. I had mentioned in passing that the class was a gift and Manoshi went out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

There was no better way to see Colombo than with Prasanna. His knowledge was first rate and his courtesy and patience in allowing us to enjoy as much time as required at each location was brilliant. I have no hesitation in recommending Prasanna as the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019 via mobile

We had Supan as guide was great took us to tissa and back excellent guide and good polite person would recommend him to anybody

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank alexaduff
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Overall very, very good. Dushan arrived spot on time in a clean, up to date, air conditioned vehicle. We reviewed the itinerary and set off. Along the way there were stories and explanations to enhance our time. Dushan has a lot of enthusiasm for his...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Clark S
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

We did a private tour with Arqam - the pulse of Colombo: a complete city tour. During the day we walked, went on tuk tuks, train, bus & taxi which showed all he different ways the locals travel. Arqam took us to local fruit &...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mozartandmonty
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

4 of us had a great 8-hour private tour with Prasanna Buddhika (buddhika_i at yahoo dot com) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. We were on a cruise and were docked for 12 hours. We had a little trouble finding his van outside the port area since...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LadyVol-VB
Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I spent 2 days with Sam and our minibus driver. The four of us basically took on a big chunk of Sri Lanka driving and hiking. More than a guide, Sam became a close friend. Something about Sam and so many of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elsherief_M
Reviewed March 11, 2019

What a wonderful tour we had with Miyuru. He really cared about wanting to show people from outside his city, what Colombo was, is and going to be. We toured to old, the street markets and the new developments as well as personal experiences in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ian C
Reviewed March 6, 2019

We were very pleased with Prasanna who met us and showed us around Colombo. He looked after us very well and I would highly recommend him as an excellent guide.

Date of experience: February 2019
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August 22, 2019|
Response from LadyVol-VB | Reviewed this property |
4 people on a Holland America cruise hired Prasanna Buddhika for 8 hours for €120 total plus admission fees, lunch, etc. He was an excellent guide. We did a "Colombo City Tour with Some Sights out of Colombo" (The Rubber... More
Vidya R
May 6, 2017|
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Response from tommassini07 |
Hi Vidya, Our hosts in Kandy can certainly provide such a trip for you. Because Withlocals is a platform where travelers and local guides can connect with each other through our platform, I suggest you go to our platform... More