Sri Lankan Food Explore

USD1,300.00   /  Per Person


Sri Lanka is a very good destination for the explore the food. Sri Lankan food is known for its “rice and curry”, a daily dish made up of white rice, several vegetable curries and a meat or fish curry. You will also enjoy several other specialties, such as fish and seafood of which the island has plenty. Learn about the different spices used in local cooking and how to make your food less or spicier so that you can enjoy it. Sri Lanka has a wide variety of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to learn about and enjoy the taste of. Not only the dishes Sri Lanka is rich with lots of traditional sweets and short eats. The tour will explore you about many of Sri Lankan foods and meet local house, street food tours etc.

Tour Plan


Day 1: Airport Arrival / Negombo

Day Highlights: Arrival, check in to the hotel in Negombo, visit Negombo fish market, sea food cooking session. You will be welcomed by the Look Lanka Tours Representative in the Airport and then transfer to the hotel in Negombo. Negombo is a modest beach town located close to Bandaranaike International Airport. With a stash of decent hotels and restaurants to suit all pockets, a friendly local community, an interesting old quarter and a reasonable (though polluted) beach, Negombo is a much easier place to get your Sri Lankan feet than Colombo. Rest and relaxation within the hotel and Lunch will be arrange by the hotel. (if not, you can take from the outside). During the leisure you can use the pool, bar etc. Afternoon visit the Negombo fish market. Negombo is well known for traditional fishing industry on the network of canals of Dutch-era connecting to Negombo lagoon. The town is home for the Island’s second largest fish market, as locals call – “Lellama”. The fish auction in Lellama is Island’s biggest fish auction. Large bulk of fish attract bids at this place, the highest bidder gets the catch. Fishermen of lagoon take their bulk of Lobsters, crabs and prawn to the auction too. Most of the fish end up being bought by restaurants, hotels and cafes in the area. The remaining balance of sold fish then taken to the fish market of Lellama to be sold retail at a reasonable price.Under long blue sheds of the fish market, you can buy variety of fish in one location. It’s not a calm place by any means with fishermen competing each other to sell off what’s left from their daily catches, cutting fresh raw fish into pieces and asking you gently you want more. With the friendly manner of people, noise and smell of fish, walking through these sheds is a daunting experience. Return to the Hotel. Arrange the cooking session within the hotel premises. The session will be conducted by the professional chef he will clearly define how to cook those foods a give introduction about ingredients etc. as well he will involve you also for the preparation like cutting etc. for this session you can buy your favorite sea food items when you visit the fish market. The session will be rally attractive. For dinner you can enjoy delicious sea foods dishes prepared by the cooking session. Overnight stay in hotel. Tips ⦁The fish market is closed on Sundays, simply because majority of fishermen in the area being Catholics, to attend church on the day.

Day 2: 02 Negombo / Dambulla

Day Highlights: stay at famers home, local organic tasty lunch, visit the paddy field and famer’s chena cultivation, food making demonstration session, After the breakfast proceed to Dambulla. The local famer family will welcome you to their house and after the refreshments they will arrange a local organic tasty lunch for you. Evening visit the paddy field and famer’s chena cultivation. Pick some vegetables from the chena cultivation and fishing in the lake with the guidance of famer. Specially in this visit you can taste local toddy. Return to the homestay and there have food making demonstration session with the local women they will teach you how to make Sri Lankan dishes, rice and curry etc. Dinner and overnight accommodation. Tips ⦁Dress up with comfortable ware and shoes. ⦁Do not forget to bring camera.

Day 3: Dambulla / Kandy

Day Highlights: sigiriya rock fortress, street food tour and visit Temple of Tooth relic After the breakfast climb sigiriya rock fortress. Kiribath (Milk Rice) with Lunu miris for the breakfast. (Kiribath is a traditional Sri Lankan dish made from rice. It is prepared by cooking rice with coconut milk and Lunu Miris is consists of chili pepper, red onions, Maldive fish, sea salt, black pepper and lime juice) Near about 7. 30a.m wish to start the climb to sigiriya. Early in the morning is comfort to climb because sun rise is not much ruff in the morning. Sigiriya is famous for its palace ruins on top of a massive 200-meter-high rock surrounded by the remains of an extensive network of gardens, reservoirs and other structures. Sigiriya may have been inhabited through prehistoric times. It was used as a rock-shelter mountain monastery from about the 5th century BC, with caves prepared and donated by devotees of the Buddhist Sangha. The complex surrounding the famous rock was built by King Kasyapa (477–495 CE), who had seized power from the rightful heir, Moggallana, who fled to South India. After the lunch Proceed to Kandy Check in to the Hotel. Rest and relaxation. Evening street food tour and visit Temple of Tooth relic. During the street tour can taste traditional Sri Lankan sweets, food items and etc. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight accommodation. Tips Sigiriya Rock ⦁Opening ours from 7a.m to 7 p.m. ⦁The best time to climb sigiriya would be early in the morning or late in the evening-avoid the afternoon heat of the tropical island. ⦁Dress simply and comfortably and wear a good pair of walking shoes. Ladies, be sure not to wear skirts and dresses while climbing! ⦁Carry as much water as you can. ⦁while cameras are important to capture memories and moments digitally ⦁This journey will take near about 3hrs, an almost 200 meters high rock dominates the skyline. ⦁Don’t forget to bring Camera, Sunscreen, Comfortable footwear for both elephant orphanage visits and sigiriya rock climbing. Temple of Tooth Relic ⦁During puja (offerings or prayers), the heavily guarded room housing the tooth is open to devotees and tourists. However, you don’t actually see the tooth. It’s kept in a gold casket shaped like a dagoba (stupa), which contains a series of six dagoba caskets of diminishing size. ⦁Open & closing hours Temple 5.30am-8pm, puja 5.30-6.45am, 9.30-11am & 6.308pm 3. Max 1hr takes the visit. ⦁As in every Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka (and probably in worldwide), there is a dress code in the temple. You can cover your shoulders and knees and take off any hats. So, bring a shawl/ sarong or dress properly before arrival. Otherwise, you won’t be allowing

Day 4: Kandy / Nuwara Eliya / Kandy

Day Highlights: Makwood tea Factory, Ramboda water fall After the breakfast visit Makwood tea Factory Are you at least once of a life taste Ceylon Tea. That’s the Brand of Sri Lankan tea. If you taste the tea but never seen how to process it buy this visit you can get idea about that will really nice experience. Hill country is the best tea producer in the country and also the tea has a unique taste. The Makwood Labookellie Tea Centre is located in the heights of Nuwara Eliya, over 2000m above sea level, in some of the tea plantation areas in Sri Lanka. It was the first tea factory in Sri Lanka to be awarded ISO 9001:2000 Certification from SGS, UK; and is a modern facility that greatly benefits from the techniques adapted by the Research and Development team of Makwood. Makwood is a historical tea factory covering over 27,000 acres of tea and rubber plantations. It was originally founded by Captain William Makwood in 1841 during the inception of tea estates in Sri Lanka; and is the second oldest mercantile firm of the country. During this tour you can taste different tea flavors and also the factory and state visit. Visit Ramboda water fall Ramboda Falls is 109 m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Pussellawa area, on the A5 highway at Ramboda Pass. It formed by Panna Oya which is a tributary of Kothmale Oya. Altitude of the falls is 945 m above sea level. Waterfalls are gift of the nature Sri Lanka has number of beautiful waterfalls in Ramboda fall you can rebreathe during the reach of Nuwara Eliya. Return to the hotel Dinner and overnight accommodation. Tips Mackwood Tea Factory. ⦁Not only a factory visit you can visit the tea estate how plucking the tea etc. and also can taste the Ceylon tea flavor. ⦁Tea factories are usually open from 10am-5pm; it can be noisy and dust inside the factory. Tea Factories are usually closed on Sundays. Near about 2hr you can complete the visit.

Day 5: Kandy / Colombo

Day Highlights: walking food tour, BBQ dinner After the breakfast proceed to Colombo. Check in to the hotel. Rest and relaxation Lunch can be taken hotel or outside. Evening walking food tour. Understanding Colombo means not only sightseeing but tasting its food-both more revealing when done with a guide. Sample the city’s attractions and snacks on this small group food walking tour. Colombo you can taste king coconut, and many more food items. Return to the hotel. For night the BBQ dinner party is organize with the hotel premises. Overnight stay at the hotel. Tips Experience Colombo’s sights and snacks on a small-group food walking tour. Learn and taste more with a guide to point out the sights and foods to try See the Red Mosque and more, and try snacks such as hopper and vadai patties.

Day 6: Colombo / Departure

Take the breakfast from the hotel After a small souvenir shopping excursion proceed to airport to board your flight. Tour Ends

Important Impormation


Negombo, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Colombo


Airport, Katunayake, Gampaha, Sri Lanka




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