Explore Culture & History of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a rich history – admire the beautiful temples or observe silhouettes of the Sri Lankan traditional fishermen.

  • Mask Making in Galle

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    Description

    Get involved in Sri Lankan tradition by creating your own authentic mask, used in local rituals and beliefs. Learn about the historic carving techniques while the host tells the stories about this rich part of Sri Lankan history. The arts and crafts shop is hidden in the UNESCO world heritage awarded Galle Fort. Create your own mask by not only following traditional techniques, but also use authentic and sustainable materials such as kithul (treacle), kurundu (cinnamon), clay and recycled paper. Once finished you can bring your self-made authentic souvenir home, holding an unforgetable memory.

    You can choose to learn the carving or painting technique, rather want to learn both? This is also possible and will provide the most enhanced experience. Extra costs are made for this complete experience and the points per person are 683 for an adult and 345 for a child in this case.

    This activity requires a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 people to participate to provide the best personal assistance possible. This is also perfect for families with children!

    Choose for either the morning session (9am to 11.30am) or the afternoon session (4.30pm to 6.30pm). Please tell us your preferences in the enquiry from.

    How to redeem

    Fill out the booking form with the preferred date and number of people that want to participate. We will contact our trusted experience provider and confirm the booking with you well in advance of your holiday.

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    Useful information

    Duration 2.5 hours
    Ages All Ages
    Points A: 395, C: 200
    Location Fort Galle
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  • Battles & Bastions Tour

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    Description

    Discover the rich history of Galle, a town with influences from the Dutch, British and Portugese. The fort has survived all the colonial changes and shows influences from the different colonial eras and battles fought over the centuries. Be inspired by the many breathtaking stories that happened in and around the fort, told by an experienced guide. Also take a moment to hear about the 2004 tsunami at Fort Galle and end the tour by the iconic, Japanese Peace Pagoda overlooking lighthouse.

    To avoid the midday heat, choose for the morning session (from 9am to 11am) or the afternoon session (from 4.30pm to 6.30pm). And do not forget to bring cool clothing, sunscreen and refreshing water.

    This activity is also perfectly suitable for families with children, especially for children with an affinity for history.

    How to redeem

    Fill out the booking form with the preferred date and number of people that want to participate. We will contact our trusted experience provider and confirm the booking with you well in advance of your holiday.

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    Useful information

    Duration 2 hours
    Availability Best to avoid midday
    Ages All Ages
    Points A: 261, C: 133
    Location Galle
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  • Cinnamon Walking Tour

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    Description

    Walk in the trails of a Cinnamon Planter. The Cinnamon Experience isn’t just informative; it is also a hands-on experience, encouraging guests to get their hands a little dirty and strip down some Cinnamon sticks for themselves. Experience the chain of events from the growing of the bushes, harvesting, piling and finally processing of the cinnamon in the aroma filled factory. Understand the history behind this precious spice and where it is headed in the realm of Sri Lanka’s export priorities.

    Ideal For: Families, Couples  or Small Groups. Maximum: 15 Persons Time: 9.30am to 5.30pm

    How to redeem

    Fill out the booking form with the preferred date and number of people that want to participate. We will contact our trusted experience provider and confirm the booking with you well in advance of your holiday.

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    Useful information

    Duration 1 hour
    Ages All Ages
    Points Adult: 167, C: 83
    Location Ahangama, Sri Lanka
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  • Cinnamon Lunch

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    Description

    If you have worked up an appetite with the cinnamon walk or simply traveling in for a meal then book yourself in for a carefully curated 4-course Cinnamon infused lunch that lets you experience the true potential of the spice applied to food. Choose between Asian & Western cinnamon inspired cuisine prepared by our experienced chefs. Top your experience off with what is probably the best Cinnamon Ice Cream on the island!

    Time: 11.30am – 2.00pm, can seat 12 to 20 persons for lunch. For larger groups, additional tables and amenities can be provided, subject to timely bookings and availability.

    How to redeem

    Fill out the booking form with the preferred date and number of people that want to participate. We will contact our trusted experience provider and confirm the booking with you well in advance of your holiday.

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    Duration 1 hour
    Ages All Ages
    Points A: 167, C: 83
    Location Koggala, Sri Lanka
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  • Cinnamon Sunset Tea

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    Description

    Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with the beauty of a sunset and with the quiet of nature. Watch the sun go down in between the hills with breathtaking scenic views. Indulge in cinnamon infused high tea or your favourite cocktails and unwind with friends or loved ones.

    Time: 4.30pm – 6.00pm

    How to redeem

    Fill out the booking form with the preferred date and number of people that want to participate. We will contact our trusted experience provider and confirm the booking with you well in advance of your holiday.

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    Duration 1 hour
    Ages All Ages
    Points A: 167, C: 83
    Location Ahangama, Sri Lanka
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  • Fort Photography Tour

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    Description

    Take part in this special tour, giving you a unique view through the lens of discovery. Be inspired by the uniqueness of Galle’s coastal location with all its creativity and heritage architecture. Take the most memorable pictures with the help and distinctive look of the experienced guide. Fort Galle is not only one of the most beautiful landmarks of Sri Lanka, but it also is considered to be one of the best photogenic places of the island. Enjoy the beauty around you and enhance your camera skills to take the best pictures of your stay in Galle.

    Get the best light at the morning tour and catch the stunning sunrise (start at 6am). Or start your day with a relax sleep and breakfast and catch the start of dusk by participating in the late afternoon tour (start at 4pm).

    Water and a professional host/photographer is provided in the tour, but do not forget to bring your own camera!

    How to redeem

    Fill out the booking form with the preferred date and number of people that want to participate. We will contact our trusted experience provider and confirm the booking with you well in advance of your holiday.

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    Duration 2 hours
    Ages All Ages
    Points A: 395, C: 200
    Location Galle
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