Foodie Tour of Sri Lanka - 12 Days

Trip Overview

This Foodie tour is perfect for those who enjoy food as much as they like travelling.  The many varieties of local spices, fish, fruit and vegetables make for great mouth-watering cuisine but when fused with the influences from India, Arabia and Asia, Sri Lanka is Nirvana for Foodies.  As well as visiting some of the best eateries in the country, you’ll participate in all the stages of making a meal- from shopping for ingredients at local markets to preparing and cooking a tasty Sri Lankan curry.

Picture of the stunning architecture in Colombo Sri Lanka

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Trip Highlights

  • Colombo
  • Kandy
  • Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage
  • Perediniya Botanical gardens
  • Nuwara Eliya,
  • Tea Estate
  • Tangalle

Trip Itinerary

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Day 01 :
Arrival

On arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport you will be based at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo for 2 days.

Picture of Cinnamom Lakeside Lodge in Colombo

Day 02 :
Colombo

You will enjoy sumptuous meals at amazing locations- breakfasts overlooking the Indian Ocean, lunches in bustling Sri Lankan restaurants, High-Tea at the colonial Mount Lavinia Hotel and dinners in 5* restaurants.

Picture of one of the luxury restaurants at Cinnamon Lakeside in Colombo

First Class 4*

After breakfast you will start the drive to Kandy, visiting Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage and a spice garden en-route. Here you will learn about the spices which Sri Lanka exports all over the world and influenced local cuisine. The drive to Kandy gives amazing views of lush forests, hills and waterfalls.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kandy.

Picture of a baby elephant at the Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage

First Class 4*
Day 04 :
Kandy

After breakfast, you will visit Perediniya Botanical gardens. The gardens cover 150 acres of trees, lawns and exotic plants from all over the world. An electric golf cart is available for visitors with mobility problems.

Our experienced guide will take you to the Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) which houses one of Lord Buddha’s teeth.

Then enjoy a Sri Lankan sweets and cakes assortment.

Dinner and overnight stay at Kandy.

Picture of Sri Dalada Maligawa the hundred Buddhas

First Class 4*

After breakfast you will start the drive to Nuwara Eliya, climbing through forests, meandering valleys and the tea ledges filled with tea pickers.

A visit to a Tea Estate will enable you to see, smell, taste and touch the tea at every stage of the production process.

Enjoy High Tea at a Strawberry Garden.

Dinner and overnight stay at Nuwara Eliya.

Picture of a local smiling amid the tea leaves at a Tea Estate

First Class 4*

After breakfast you will depart from the train station* at Nuwara Eliya for Ella. This train journey is one of the world’s most beautiful train rides, scything through bridges, tunnels and lush greenery. Your van driver will meet you at Ella train station and take you to your hotel in Tangalle.

* The train is not wheelchair accessible so guests can drive straight to Tangalle if preferred.

Dinner and overnight stay at Tangalle.

sri-lanka-picture of elephants you might see during your travels

First Class 4*
Day 07 :
Tangalle

Day relaxing at Tangalle hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at Tangalle.

Picture of a beautiful purple orchid

First Class 4*
Day 08 :
Tangalle

Day relaxing at Tangalle hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at Tangalle.

Picture of Dragon Fruit

First Class 4*
Day 09 :
Tangalle

Day relaxing at Tangalle hotel.

Dinner and overnight stay at Tangalle.

Picture of a monkey, another animal you may see during your travels in Sri Lanka

First Class 4*

An early morning visit to see the fishing fleet unload and display their catch will be followed by breakfast.

You will then be driven to the historic fort city of Galle where you can wander the ramparts and winding streets in the company of our guide as he recounts the fascinating history of this city.

You will then attend a show on how to cook seafood and given the chance to cook a curry.

Dinner and overnight stay at Galle.

Picture of a delicious fish curry

First Class 4*

On the way to Colombo you will be taken on a river safari on the Madu Ganga river where you can see the many species of birds, mammals, amphibians and fish.

A visit to a turtle hatchery will show you the conservation work involved in protecting new-born turtles.

A visit to a mask-carving workshop and museum will show how the wood for a mask is chosen, prepared, carved and finally painted.

Gorgeous picture of the sun setting over a Sri Lankan field

First Class 4*
Day 12 :
Departure

Saying goodbye is never easy, but the memories you’ve made will last a lifetime!

Picture of the sun rising over your airplane wing

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Foodie Tour of Sri Lanka
From $3,811.00
per Adult
From $2,855.29
per Child
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  • Equipment Rental
  • Travel Assistant

Trip Info

  • Price is subject to change
  • Accessible Transportation included
  • Mid Level
  • Assistive devices on request
  • Can be modified for sight impairment
  • Mixed
  • 4-star
  • Individuals

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