Hidden Treasures Of The Pearl

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Run by: evaneos

Reference number: I_15449

From: £1536.00

Travel away from Sri Lanka’s typical tourist routes and discover more remote and exclusive destinations. Meet the incredible people working on sustainable eco-initiatives and participate in volunteer opportunities ranging from organic agriculture, Fairtrade textile manufacturing to nature preservation. Go off the beaten track to find hidden treasures of the past in form of well-preserved ruins of ancient palaces, temples, bathing pools, murals and statues. Enjoy a homestay experience that will bring you closer with the local culture, and take a cooking class from the hosts to learn how to make that delicious Sri Lankan curry. Head for a truly authentic experience!

Day 1: Outdoor Activities for Everyone Day 2: Scenic Train Journey and Trekking in Uva's Tea Country Day 3: Indigenous Veddha Tribes in Gal Oya Day 4: Ancient Ruins with Spectacular Views in Pidurangala Day 5: Sri Lankan Hospitality in Batticaloa Day 6: Fairtrade Weavers' Community in Kurunegala Day 7: Colonial History of Galle Fort and Colombo Day 8: Volunteering With a Wild Conservation Society Day 9: Hummanaya Geyser and Turtles in Rekawa Day 10: Polonnaruwa's Monkeys and Wawgamuwa National Park Day 11: Katharagama's Pilgrimage Site and Hambantota Salterns Day 12: Organic Farming and Artisanal Tea Cultivation

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