Negombo Sri Lanka Culinary Tour in Sri Lanka

Day 01: Arrival / Negombo

Meet and assist at the airport by company representatives and transfer you to Negambo the coastal town which is only 20 minutes away from the International Airport. After a long journey, today you will be relaxed at the hotel.

Spend your first night enjoying the coastline. Perhaps go out for a meal together for your first taste of Sri Lankan cuisine.











Overnight stay at a hotel in Negombo.


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Day 02: Negombo

In the morning, wake early and catch the action at the Negombo fish market.

NEGOMBO -

Negombo is a famous fishing village North of Colombo, with a Dutch built Canal. The canal itself is a hive of activity with all the fishermen traveling up and down in their gaily-painted boats. Weave through stalls piled with shark, squid and unheard of sea creatures as the sellers call out their wares, and get a great insight into local commerce.

Continue on to a coconut plantation to discover why this ‘superfood’ is so central to life in Sri Lanka. Learn how all parts of the tree play an important part in daily life, sip the water of a king coconut, watch ‘toddy tappers’ extract the palm wine from the coconut sap and taste the results.

Enjoy Sri Lankan rice and curry lunch.

Continue your journey to Dambulla. In the evening visit to Dambulla Golden cave temple.

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla is a vast isolated rock mass 500ft high and a mile around the base. Here is found the famous Rock Temple dating to the First Century BC. The caves of Dambulla sheltered the King Walagamba during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura. When he regained the throne he built the most magnificent of Rock Temples to be found on the Island.
Notes: There are numerous steps to get to the caves. You will need to remove your shoes and be dressed appropriately, with shoulders and legs covered, to enter.

In the evening is free to explore. Enjoy street foods “short eats” including hoppers and the famous Kottu roti.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Dambulla.






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Day 03: : Dambulla / Sigiriya / Dambulla

AAfter breakfast proceed to Sigiriya. Here you will have the opportunity to climb to the top of the rock to witness its elaborate ancient fortress complex. The 200 metre high ancient remains of a defensive capital built by a fearful king, ‘Lion’s Rock’ houses dynamic 5th century frescos, terraced gardens and splashing fountains.

After decent you will transfer to local restaurant. Lunch with tropical vegetables and fried fish caught in the nearby lake.

In the late afternoon explore the wholesale market in Dambulla. This is the perfect place to get a sense of Sri Lanka's agricultural diversity.

There are plenty of restaurants surrounding the markets. The rest of the evening is free for your own food adventures.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Dambulla.








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Kandy Sri Lanka

Day 04: Dambulla / Matale / Kandy

After the breakfast you proceed to Kandy.

En route visit a Spice Garden in Matale… you can enjoy some activities & a demonstration at the Spice Garden.

SPICE & HERBAL GARDEN

At the spice garden, where smells of cinnamons, pepper, cardamom, nutmeg and mace overwhelm the senses and the visitors are provided an insight into an age old industry of spice production, which attracted many a European and Asian merchants to the ports of ancient Sri Lanka. A short oil and shoulder massage is provided to the group using herbal oils of the garden.

After visiting spice garden, continue our journey to Sri Lanka's hill capital - the small lakeside city of Kandy.

KANDY

Kandy is Sri Lanka's hill capital, stronghold of the Sinhala Kings, is our most beautiful town. It is 488 meters above sea level. The focal point of the town is, without doubt, the golden roofed Dalada Maligawa ( The Temple of Tooth Relic ) where the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is enshrined.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Kandy.


Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka

Day 05 : Kandy / Nuwaraeliya

After the breakfast you proceed to Nuwaraeliya.

Enroute to Nuwara Eliya You can visit for a tea plantation and a tea factory. In here you can experience how the unique Sri Lankan tea making procedure and tea plucking at a tea plantation.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwaraeliya.


Nuwara Eliya Sri Lanka

Day 06 : Nuwaraeliya

After the breakfast you will do a Nature tour in Nuwaraeliya.

Nuwaraeliya - Nuwara Eliya lies in Hill country, and is supposed to be one of the coldest places in Sri Lanka but it is really just like an English spring day, although the temperature does drop at night. Furthermore, the architecture styles and tea plantations which are of British influence gave Nuwara Eliya the name “The Little England”.

Today you can visit to a Strawberry Farm and Ambewela Farm which you can be able to know how to produce Milk Powder.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Nuwaraeliya.


Galle Sri Lanka

Day 07 : Nuwaraeliya / Galle

After the breakfast the cooking tour then heads towards the southern coastal town of Galle which is full of the ambience of its Dutch Colonial touches.

GALLE - Galle is the fourth largest city in Sri Lanka after the capital Colombo. Galle Fort, in the Bay of Galle on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, was built first in 1588 by the Portuguese, then extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century from 1649 onwards. It is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, due to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. The fort has a colourful history, and today has a multi-ethnic and multi-religious population. The Sri Lankan government and many Dutch people who still own some of the properties inside the fort are looking at making this one of the modern wonders of the world.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Galle.


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Day 08 : Galle / Departure

Now you are spending the last moments in Sri Lanka of your cooking trails. After the breakfast you proceed to Bandaranayke International Air Port in Katunayake for your departure flight.

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