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Ceylon Tea and Cooking Holiday

7N / 8D

A special holiday to experience the making of Ceylon tea

Places you will see:


Itinerary in Detail

Day 1


Arrive and you will be transferred to Sigiriya

Rest of the day at leisure


Overnight stay at Jetwing Vil Uyana - Sigiriya

Day 2


Breakfast at the Hotel thereafter proceed to Dambulla and visit the Local Market to buy fresh vegetable and poultry. You can buy any “American Oyster”/ “Butani” or Abalone mushrooms enough for a curry for the “Buffet” with Eastern & Western Dishes. Collect Chinese Cabbage, Butter Beans, Carrots, Leaks, Bamboo shoots (tin), Baby Corn and Shitake or Button mushrooms to make a Chinese vegetable Chopsue. The chef will demonstrate to you to make a Mushroom curry, Sweet & Sour Pork curry, Chicken & black bean curry with cadjunuts and chillie paste with Kunissa.
For dessert you can enjoy a Segu (Savu) & Juggery pudding.

Or you may also enjoy plucking your own vegetables at the hotel farm in Sigiriya and enjoy a typical Sri Lankan lunch according to your choice.

Afternoon climb the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

On completion return back to the hotel.


Overnight stay at Jetwing Vil Uyana - Sigiriya

Day 3


After breakfast proceed to Dambulla and visit the Dambulla Cave Temples (approx 15 min drive from Sigiriya)

Thereafter proceed to Elkaduwa (approx 1 ½ hrs drive). En-route visit a Spice Garden to see all the spice trees, plants and creepers used to produce spices in Sri Lanka and exported to other countries, here you can listen to a talk on the use of spices in our curries and buy your stock of spices to add Sri Lankan flavor to your cookery. The secret in the flavor of Sri Lankan food is mainly due to these spices. You may also enjoy a typical Sri Lankan lunch. (Cost not included in the package)

You can go to the Hotel Farm and collect some of the vegetables (Beans, Carrots, Green Cabbage leaves, Leaks for boiling) and go to the jungle with the Farm Helper to collect wild Red / Yellow berries for the desert and collect dwarf wild straw berries in small branches with leaves to garnish your desert.
You can enjoy the food you have prepared for your dinner.


Overnight stay at Hunas Falls hotel, Kandy ( Elkaduwa)


  • Cultural visit to Sigiriya, Dambulla

  • Visit a spice garden

  • Visit the Tea Museum 

  • Visit a Tea Estate

  • Enjoy plucking tea leaves 

  • Tea Tasting Session 

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