Visit the Veddhas of Ceylon

The Vedda (pronouncedˈvædːaː)are a minority indigenous group in Sri Lanka.  It is believed that they were probably the earliest inhabitants of Sri Lanka. They at present speak mainly Sinhalese; a sign of their indigenous language going extinct. They mainly live in the Ratnapura District part of Sabaragamuwa province.


Learn and experience the way of life of “Veddha” the aboriginal tribe of ancient Ceylon! You will get to sit and talk to the Chief Veddha how ancient Ceylon has evolved over time and how commercialization has threatened the continuation of the “Veddha”, visit the museum, lunch at the site and experience and enjoy some of the daily activities of Veddhas.

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