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Private tour guide Nimnaka

Nimnaka R.

Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

I'm a Passionate Foodie, Birder & licensed countrywide guide graduated from Colombo & Stockholm universities.

I worked for prominent travel companies for 4 years organizing tours before became a tour guide. I have a true passion for Gastronomy, Wildlife and Culture and have 5 years experience guiding small personalized private tours to large group bus tours.

I 'm also a field visitor, researcher and conservationist. We conduct main conservation projects at the rainforest and least developed areas in Sri Lanka. During in last few years of my carrier, I got the opportunity to conduct few types of research at the rainforest and traditional Sri Lankan cooking, including authentic Sri Lankan dishes, traditional cooking methods and tools.

As a Bird lover, I crafted urban Birding Colombo tour for the first time in Sri Lanka. I had been working in the rainforest few years conducting Nature and wildlife tours. Additionally, I have around 4 years of experience in handling culinary tours as a national guide. After seeing the pathetic fate of travellers who seek an authentic experience, I decided to craft a Hands-on Cooking Class aiming to give guests a unique experience with my knowledge combined with the guiding experience. So, now I am living my dream of promoting authentic Sri Lankan food to the world. We meet at my villa where the cooking class is held.

A Recent Review of this guide

This tour was one of our favourite shore excursions on our cruise. Nim was a fantastic host, starting with a market tour where we were able to taste various fruits and vegetables and learnt of their importance to Sri Lankan cooking and their health properties. After this we took a Tuk Tuk to Nim's lovely home in which he has established a professional kitchen. Would be great for a small group (can take up to 8) Excellent experience for anyone who enjoys food and cooking
Joanne McCrae

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Credentials

- National Tour guide. Certified by the Official Tourism Office Sri Lanka.
- Graduated at the University of Colombo in Social Science.
_ Professional Training in Sri Lanka Gastronomy

Restrictions

As a National Official Tour guide, I have five years experience of guiding Groups tours to Private tours all over Sri Lanka. I have no Limitations. But currently, I would like to only focus on only Foodie, Nature and Wildlife tours.

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