Tea & Taste of Sri Lanka

Enjoy a wonderful, delectable journey through the beauty of Sri Lanka, delighting in enticing tastes and savoring the beautiful art of tea.

Explore the wonderful, colorful culture in Colombo meandering down bustling streets dotted with iconic architectural wonders, including the Red Mosque and Fort Station. Whizz down leafy tree-lined lanes in a Tuk Tuk, venturing off the beaten track, delving into a deeper, more authentic city. Stroll around the whirling Pettah Bazaar, a kaleidoscopic shopping mecca brimming with delicious fresh produce, swathes of colorful decorative fabrics, unique items and the wafting fragrance of spices pervading the air.

Tuck into delicious culinary fare on exciting cooking classes and discover the secrets of generations in traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. Learn the art of tea on a beautiful Ceylon Tea Trails Tea experience, and immerse yourself in enchanting tranquil surrounds with views of exquisite tea plantation vistas.

Be captivated by the magnificent Galle Fort, an ancient UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a labyrinth of beautiful cobblestone streets, whimsical charming shops, sublime restaurants and stunning architecture. Lose yourself in the enchanting ambience and atmospheric milieu of this living monument.

2 nights Colombo

2 nights Tea Country

3 nights Galle

Days 1-3: Colombo

Immerse yourself in the colorful, bustling sights and sounds of Colombo and discover an eclectic mix of shiny hotels, office blocks, and neighboring colonial-era buildings. You may whizz around in a Tuk Tuk exploring street markets churches, mosques and temples. Then, plunge into Colombo’s enticing street food scene and eat like a local.

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and aromas of the whirling Pettah Bazaar and explore the Gangaramaya Temple, one of the most prominent Buddhist temples  in the city. Engage in a traditional cookery demonstration at a private home in Colombo and learn about Sri Lanka’s unique cuisines and culinary family styles and venture to the vibrant fruit and vegetable market and choose your fresh ingredients.


Days 3-5: Hill Country
Venture into the serene beauty of the lush Hill Country and meander around exquisite gardens, stroll along the tea trails or embark on an exhilarating trek. Take in vistas of mountain lakes, manicured tea gardens, forests and doll’s house villages. You may enjoy a Ceylon Tea Trails Tea Experience with the resident planter and discover the age-old tea making process. Incredible beauty sweeps across the valleys and hills as tea-pickers select leaves and buds with their nimble hands. You’ll appreciate the handcrafted art of tea as you end off your tour sipping on delicious varieties and grades of this delicious brew. Here you may relish tea-infused cuisine, treat yourself to tea-based spa treatments and trek on tea-laden trails.


Days 5-8: Galle

Delve into the vibrant city of Galle, an exciting city embracing its ancient and colonial past. You’ll savor a delectable cooking class and enjoy traditional Sri Lankan cuisine. Revel in a scrumptious cooking class that involves shopping at bustling markets for fresh ingredients.

After cooking up a Sri Lankan storm, you can then dine on your very own cuisine. Be enchanted in the captivating Galle Fort and delve into streets steeped in history. Lose yourself in stunning, classic Dutch architecture juxtaposed with beautiful European buildings. Explore myriad top-notch restaurants, gorgeous arts, crafts and culture that line the labyrinth of cobbled streets. Visit the Dutch Hospital Shopping Complex, and soak in the ambience as you enjoy the ultimate retail experience.


Day 8: Departure

Your wonderful journey comes to an end, and this morning after breakfast you will be driven to Bandaranaike International Airport, to board your international flight onwards.