General

Prepare your taste buds for a fresh adventure on our culinary tour. Sri Lanka has long been renowned for its spices and this is what you will Experience as this is all about the Food and the Tea.

Begin the journey with Tea and visit Dilmah Tea’s Tasting Room in Colombo where you will meet the Fernando family. Next is Negombo, an old and large fishing town offering an abundance of seafood with lagoon lobsters, crabs, and prawns. Then the famed Sigiriya Rock Fortress, sitting on a rocky plateau 370 metres above sea level, it is one of the most visited destinations of Sri Lanka. Take in a Minneriya Elephant jeep safari before heading north into Jaffna, an area with a dominant Tamil culture and a complete change in Cuisine. Head to the northeastern coast for a different seafood experience then inland to Kandy where the cuisine is inspired by its tapestry of multi-culture diversity, then on to Hatton with Dilmah Tea to experience all that is Tea & Cuisine with Ceylon Tea Trails. Move on to the southern coast and explore Galle where the Arab merchants brought with them many dishes perhaps most quintessential, the Biryani.

The final culinary experience is a day out on a Junk in Hong Kong and a visit to the Best Seafood Restaurant Ever on Po Toi Island – Guaranteed.

Destination Sri Lanka
Cities & Locations Colombo / Negombo / Sigiriya / Minneriya / Jaffna / Trincomalee / Kandy / Hatton Tea Growing Area / The Deep South / Galle
Duration 14 Days / 13 Nights
Price $5,785.00pp

Tour Schedule

Departs Dates: 21 October - 04 November 2020

Further Tour Details: Please see the Dilmah full itinerary.

Terms & Conditions

Itinerary and price subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Please refer to our full terms and conditions available on our brochure or from our website. Active Asia reserves the right to alter the hotels and/or the itinerary if needed due to availability and/or adverse weather conditions.

Colombo

ColomboWith a unique blend of old and new, the sprawling capital city of Colombo offers a vibrant experience and is often used as a starting point for the adventures that lie ahead in Sri Lanka. Paying homage to its once foreign stronghold, colonial style buildings and churches stand effortlessly amongst modern office blocks, peaceful Buddhist Read more

Jaffna

JaffnaHome to a largely Sri Lankan Tamil culture, Jaffna is located on a peninsula in northern Sri Lanka and lies closer to India in distance than it does to Colombo. Isolated for many years due to civil unrest, the city now openly and warmly welcomes visitors. As a less trodden path on any Sri Lankan Read more

Kandy & The Highlands

Kandy & The HighlandsCapital of the mighty hill country, Kandy sits at the heart of Sri Lanka and offers a unique laid-back charm. Surrounded by misty hills and with a beautiful lake at its core, the city remains as one of Sri Lanka’s most significant cultural and religious centres. The Esala Perahera is one of the oldest and Read more

Sri Lanka

Sri LankaSri Lanka is a destination that stimulates all the senses – tropical beaches, cooler mountainous terrain punctuated with waterfalls, incredibly rich wildlife, tea plantations, fabulous food and diverse culture featuring time old ancient sites. Start your adventures in the city of Colombo, with its old-world colonial charm, temples, old churches and markets. Sit on the Read more