Being a signature nation for the hospitality, Sri Lanka offers a rich and diversified Cuisine to those who patronize the Sri Lankan hospitality. With the influence of the colonial power, foreign merchants and the Kerala cuisine, Sri Lanka offers a highly diversified food experience. From Local traditional food items to the international cuisines, Sri Lanka serves to the tasty buds of the thousands of guests who visit Sri Lanka.
Being a significant partner of the nature, Sri Lanka was a famous market for spices & herbs since ancient times. Traders from all over the world visited Sri Lanka to purchase these fragrant herbs & spices.
Sri Lanka’s ethnic & regional diversity makes the food lovers to experience different dishes and different methods of food preparation and preservation. The people harvest the crop during the season and they preserve excess for use them in the off season. This practice enables the local people to keep their tasty buds alive throughout the year.
Arrive in Sri Lanka and you will be welcomed by the representatives of Asian Escapes and transfer to Negombo. Check in at your hotel in Negombo. In the evening you will be able to meet the hotel Chef to discuss about the sea food dishes and their preparation. Enjoy the sea food dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Negombo.
Early morning, visit Negombo fish market which has earned itself a strong reputation for providing scrumptious seafood in Sri Lanka. Back at the hotel for breakfast and leave for Habarana after breakfast. Visit gigantic Sigiriya Rock Fortress before you check in at your hotel in Habarana. In the evening you will be able to meet the chef and discuss about your dinner. Enjoy your dinner & overnight stay at your hotel in Habarana.
After enjoying your breakfast at the hotel, we will go for a trek in Hiriwadunna authentic village. This trek consist of walk, bullock cart ride and a catamaran ride. You will be able to experience the countryside and the local traditional cooking. You will be able to help the villagers to prepare your lunch. Back at the hotel and proceed to Kandy. Visit a Spice & Herbal Garden in Matale before you reach Kandy. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.
Leave for Pinnawala to visit Elephant Orphanage in which more than 70 orphaned elephants and baby calves are being taken care of. Experience their play in the river and experience the bottle feeding of baby elephants and back to Kandy. In the evening you will visit Kandy Temple of Sacred Tooth Relic and a cultural show. If you are really keen, you will be able to visit an art & craft centre and a Gem lapidary to search for souvenirs. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Kandy.
Visit Peradeniya Royal Botanical Garden after breakfast. Leave for Nuwara Eliya. Your journey to Nuwara Eliya will be a break taking one which will drive through fascinating landscapes, cascading waterfalls and endless tea plantations. You will stop at a tea plantation and a tea factory to witness the process of making world renowned Ceylon Tea. Proceed to Nuwara Eliya and check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Proceed to Tissamaharama after breakfast. Stop at Rawana Waterfalls to break the journey. Check in at your hotel in Tissa. In the evening you will be able to meet the chef at the hotel and discuss about the dishes prepared for your dinner. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Tissamaharama.
Today will be one of the most exciting days of your journey. Enjoy an array of traditional Sri Lankan food for the breakfast. We will visit a local village after breakfast. You will visit a Chaina Cultivation where the crops are grown, experience the authentic way of preparing food, taste local food and experience a live cooking demonstration of preparing a local sweet snack in a village house. Back at your hotel in the evening. Your dinner will be a hearty BBQ meal where you will be able to enjoy it on the bank of the lake. Overnight stay at your hotel in Tissa.
Leave for Galle after breakfast at your hotel. Visit Gall Fort; one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Sri Lanka. Check in at your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure or in the evening you are free to walk in the vicinity to experience the local life. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel in Galle.
Leave for an excursion into a local village after breakfast. In this excursion you will be able to experience the local village life and experience the authentic methods of preserving food. Also you will be able to taste one of the signature dishes to the southern part of the county call Fish Ambulthiyal (a fish curry). A visit to Folk Museum in Galle will be another unique experience in this tour. Proceed to Colombo and check in your hotel in Colombo. If you are lucky enough, you will be able to meet one of the Sri Lanka’s famous chefs; Dr.Pabilis Silva at Mount Lavinia Hotel. Go for a city tour in Colombo in the evening. Your dinner will be arranged at a Seafood Restaurant in Colombo. Overnight stay at your hotel in Colombo.
After collecting remarkable birding experience in Sri Lanka, you will be transferred to the Airport to connect your departure flight.
Important Notice: Please note that the rates are subject to change based on any increase / decrease of the taxes imposed by the government at the time of the booking. Also the confirmation of the rooms will be subject to availability at the time of the booking.