1-Day Food Experience

The cuisine of Kandy is inspired by its rich tapestry of multicultural diversity. Follow the food trail to indulge in Kandy’s firm favourites and try a few new tastes.

Your culinary trial to explore the hill country’s rich cuisine takes you around Kandy, the last kingdom of Sri Lanka’s royal history. Walk the streets of the city and catch a glimpse of its colonial elegance as the city is dotted with impeccably restored buildings and historic landmarks.

First, visit a local eatery to enjoy freshly-prepared vegan dishes, which are the staples of the Sinhalese community in Kandy. These nourishing dishes highlight the traditions of Kandayan cuisine and you can also catch a sneak peek of the cooking in an open kitchen. Next, stop by a bustling restaurant with busy waiters carrying plates of hot dosa and vadei, the clatter of tea-making and counters selling traditional Tamil dishes that you can sample (vegetarian and vegan options available).

Back on the road, keep an eye out for street food galore to get a taste of the island’s delectable flavours. Crispy, salty, spicy and sugary, Sri Lankan street food comes in all shapes and sizes!

Later, drop in at a local food stall that excels in keeping things healthy and fresh while not compromising on flavour. A vegan’s dream comes true, you can treat yourself to a range of soya-based items including snacks, milk and even ice cream. Refresh your palate and bring your food trail to an end by either stopping at a modern cafe to tuck into a wholesome salad or visiting a colonial hotel for a refreshing cold beer.

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14 Days: From £1599 per person

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