Duration: 12 days

Spend 12 days enjoying the authentic tastes of Sri Lankan cuisine, with our food tour that you could not resist the delightful thought of delving your teeth deep and fast into the dishes. Travel around the country exploring the array of tastes with our food tour along with the most beautiful sights and exciting activities of the island. Created for the travellers, ready for food adventures, this food tour is an ideal way to experience traditional flavours, cooking styles and secrets of Sri Lankan delicious dishes from a wide range of expertise

Tour Highlights

  • Taste a palatable seafood dish by the sea feeling the breeze.
  • Climb to spectacular Sigiriya fortress.
  • Enjoy a delicious meal at a farmer’s house after riding on a bullock cart and a boat ride along a scenic river.
  • Witness the remarkable ancient city of Polonnaruwa
  • Go on a safari to the Minneriya national park to explore the wild
  • Feel the serenity inside the sacred temple of the tooth and adore the amazing traditional dancing performance in Kandy
  • Sample some Sri Lankan snacks such as delicious Koththu roti and crunchy Hoppers while walking on the busy Kandy streets.
  • Take a train ride to chilly Ella in a route full of stunning landscapes to trek scenic Ella
  • Visit a tea factory and taste a finest cup of tea in the middle of tea plantation
  • Explore the taste of lake fish in a traditional Sri Lankan kitchen
  • Learn the secrets of Sri Lankan southern cuisine in a fishermen’s house
  • Feel the wind in your hair on the rampart of the Galle fort.
  • Get close to the nature in boat ride in Madu river crowded with mangroves

Day1. Arrival and drive to Negombo

Fill your lungs with salty air in Negombo watching the splashing waves after a long flight, accepting our warm welcome. Visit the local fish market walking through yards and yards long sheets patterned with drying fishes. Witness huge fishes while opening your month for ‘ooah’ with surprise and learning about the amazing fishing industry of the city.

 

 Spend a tranquil evening enjoying a delectable seafood dish in a famous restaurant after admiring the colours of falling sun behind the Indian Ocean. Transfer to hotel to relax for the next day of your food tour.

Day2. Drive to Sigiriya

The food tour will commence after having breakfast by the Negombo beach. Then you will be heading to next destination of the food tour, Sigiriya.

Ride on a bullock cart enjoying the rhythmic sway to the village and get on a catamaran and sail to the other side of the lake to reach our farm house while dipping your fingertips in the cold lake’s water. At the Farmer’s house experience your first live cooking demonstration of traditional rice and curry,kurakkan roti,manioc and famous Coconut Sambol.

In the evening climb the long fleet of steps in Sigiriya, an ancient fortress with scenic gardens, stunning landscapes and amazing fountains stretching your legs and transfer to your hotel for the night.

Day3.  Head to Polonnaruwa ancient city and safari to see the wild elephant

The food tour drive to Polonnaruwa to listen to some interesting tales of Sri Lankan history unfold the grandeur and the glory of the ancient city of Polonaruwa. Walk among the giant stone pillars decorated with stunning caving, amazing ruins of the royal palace and sky high Dagabos.

 

Later in the day jump on a safari jeep to explore the wild and the  spectacular wildlife of Minneriya national park where you’ll get the chance to catch glimpse of leopards, wild boars, deer, peacocks and foxes and to be a witness of the world’s largest elephant gathering. Enjoy some dishes from the unique dry zone cuisine of the island popular for homemade spice mixtures that can add a divine taste to any meal.

Day 4. Drive to Kandy and on the way Dambulla cave temple

Travel out to Dambulla cave temple complex saturated with warm colours and stunning Buddha statues while laughing at the funny actions of the monkeys you meet on the way to temple. On the way to Kandy, get down at a spice garden in Mathale where you’ll get introduce to enormous types of spices opening doors to sniff some cumin and cinnamon and taste some condemn and curry leaves.

Pay a visit to the sacred temple of the tooth where the left canine of the lord Buddha rests on a golden lotus after a city walk, tasting some popular local snacks like crunchy hoppers and mouth-watering Koththu. Have a closer look at the unique Sri Lankan traditions and the rituals admiring the frescoes and stunning stone and wood work of temple of the tooth.

Later in the evening enjoy a breath-taking cultural show, a stage full of traditional dancers and drummers along with thrilling fire actions. Return to the hotel for dinner and relax to get ready your stomach for the next food adventure of the food tour.

 Day 5. Drive to Nuwara Eliya and on the way visit a tea factory

Here comes fifth day of the food tour and you are on your way to visit a tea factory dotted in the middle of a velvet green tea plantation. Look around factory greeted you with a tantalizing aroma of tea and learn about tea plantation and tea preparation. Taste a cup of Sri Lanka’s finest tea, a refreshing experience gazing at a scenic view of the hill country.

Time for sightseen and soak up the atmosphere of chilly Nuwara Eliya with a walk to the city centre. Your time in Nuwara Eliya will culminate with an exciting visit to the colourful local market full of fresh vegetables and fruits grow in the area.

Day 6. Take train to Ella

wake up in the morning to take a train ride to Ella Village from Nanuoya . A Scenic route with misty mountains covered with tea plantations and effortlessly falling water streams from high mountains creating rainbows.

Dinner and overnight stay in Ella Village

Day 7.Go on Hike in Ella 

Go on a hike to explore jaw-dropping views of Little Adam’s peak (Ella rock) and photo-worthy 9 arch railway bridge in the afternoon. A cup of Sri Lankan tea with traditional Sri Lankan sweets in the middle of a lush tea plantation is the pivotal part of the seventh day of the food tour.

for lunch where you’ll learn some recipes of  Sri Lankan cuisine including several vegetables and lake fish curry. Enjoy your warm lunch making air delicious around you under a big shady tree along the river bank perhaps after a dip in the calm and cold water of the river

Dinner and overnight stay in Ella

Day 8.Drive to Galle

this morning you are heading to Galle to capture the fusion of Colonial and Traditional Architecture .get relax gazing at the Ocean on top of the Galle Fort walls while refreshing in the Sea Breeze.

Spend the evening relaxing yourself watching the rolling blue waves of the ocean.

Dinner and Overnight Stay in Galle.

 

Day 9. Drive to Induruwa. (For an extended beach stay)

Wake up listening o the Symphony of the Indian Ocean and get ready to Experience another exciting day of the food tour.then the food tour Goes on a boat ride along the Madu River,rich in biodiversity and crowded with mangroves escaping the hustle -bustle of the City letting yourself getting  closer to the  nature.

Learn how to choose fresh seafood and pick some prawns from the fishermen by the river bank to prepare a traditional prawn dish for lunch. Enter the kitchen of a fisherman’s house in the beautiful cinnamon island and learn the secrets of the traditional southern Sri Lankan cuisine. In the island, you’ll learn a load of information about the cinnamon plantation and the cinnamon making process. Transfer to your hotel in the evening.

 Day 10 & 11.Relax in Induruwa Beach

Lost in ultimate serenity in a beach front villa relaxing in the salty atmosphere watching the high and low waves laced with sea foam. Take a sunbath calling your melanin to the surface of your skin. Go for a soothing Ayurvedic massage to relieve your mind as well as your body.

 

Day 12.Return to the airport

Enjoy a memorable breakfast in Mirissa with one of the finest dishes of the Sri Lankan cuisine-Milk rice, on the last day of the food tour. So, it’s time for you to return to the airport for your departure after an exciting food tour full of unforgettable adventures.

 what is included in the tour

  • Accommodation
  • Airport pick up & drop off
  • Transport for the whole of the journey by private Air-conditioned car/van/mini coach
  • Entrance fees to the sites (Sigriya Rock Citadel ,Polonnaruwa Ancient City. Dambulla Cave temple
  • local licensed English Speaking Guide
  • All Government Taxes
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • three Lunch meals (as part of cooking Demos )
  • safari jeep and entrance fee to the national park

what is not included in the tour

  • international Air Fare & Airport taxes or Visa fees
  • your travel insurance
  • Expenses of Personal Nature :ex:laundry ,Drinks at Meals
  • photo permits (need a photo permit inside Dambulla Temple &  Temple of tooth relic in Kandy)
  • Snacks or Lunches (anything not Specified in the Itinerary)
  • Tips for Guides ,Drivers or porters

Please note this tour can be done as Private and bespoke tour also .

the pricing of this tour done on Per person minimum of two guests sharing twin /double or triple room

if you  are single and wish to have your room of your own ,you need to pay the single room supplement.

 

This tour normally done as a small group tour .maximum group size of the tour is 12 people .guaranteed departure of tour confirmed as the minimum number of people signed up for this tour (which is minimum of 2).

 

 

 

 

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