HOME STAY VACATION

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HOME STAY VACATION IN SRI LANKA

This tour covers an authentic village experience combined with home stays, wildlife, culture and heritage. You will be able to taste the real Sri Lankan lifestyle, their beliefs and traditions. You will enjoy cooking with the local families, walking in the villages, paddy fields and many more countryside attractions in this tour.


Highlights of this tour

  • Hiriwadunna Village trekking
  • Temple visit with a local family
  • Home stays
  • Walk in the paddy field
  • Trekking to Meemure Mountain village
  • Kandy City tour


Price

$413 (Per Person)

Duration

6 days
Day 01

ARRIVE / SIGIRIYA

  • On arrival at the Bandaranaike International airport, you will be warmly greeted by your very own chauffeur guide and escorted to Sigiriya (Approx. 2 hours drive).
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation is on Half Board Basis.

Day 02

SIGIRIYA

  • After breakfast, we will be driving to Hiriwadunna Village.
  • HIRIWADUNNA is just 30 minutes’ drive from Sigiriya. Trek through the archetypal Sri Lankan Typical village. The trek begins with an awesome walk along a bund of a Wewa or manmade reservoir. The reservoir itself, the surrounding scrub jungle, marshland and village are a hive of early morning or an evening activity. The amazing birdlife, butterflies and possible sightings of crocodile only add to the charm of seeing the villagers as they go about their early morning tasks of fishing, or washing clothes at the periphery of the lake. You will continue your tour with a bullock cart ride up to a village house where you can experience a Sri Lankan Lunch.
  • In the afternoon, you will be able to visit a Temple in the village with the local family.
  • Sri Lanka is country with a history of more than 2500 years. The culture and traditions are enriched with many cultural beliefs. Buddhism is the main religion in Sri Lanka and therefore a temple is a most important requirement for a village. People go to temple in White dresses. Therefore, remember to wear a white dress when you are visiting the temple. You will accompany a rural family during this visit. They will take you to pick flowers at the start and then continue to the temple where you observe pansil and do a bodhi pooja with the family.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation is on Half Board Basis.

Day 03

SIGIRIYA / KNUCKLES

  • Early morning you will do a morning walk in a paddy field.
  • Morning walk in the paddy field is a fun filled activity with bird watching and some rural attractions. You will experience the day to day activities of the farmers. If it is a school day, you can see the kids walking to Schools. During this visit, you can go to a village house and communicate with them. Your guide will interpret what they say. Most of these farmers are very friendly. They will never leave you without giving a tea or coffee.
  • Arrive back to your hotel for late breakfast. After breakfast, you will be driven to visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • After this visit, we will be driving back to Sigiriya (approx. 2 hours and 30 minutes). In the afternoon, you can do a short trek with your guide to take some wonderful photographs.
  • The Knuckles range is one of the loveliest nature attractions of Sri Lanka. The changing terrain of grasslands, rugged mountain peaks interspersed with streams and cascading waterfalls make Knuckles mountain range that covers an area of 18512 hectares the trekker’s paradise.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation is on Half Board Basis.

Day 04

MEEMURE

  • After breakfast, start to enjoy a trekking tour in the village to witness the day to day lifestyle. (Trek would be 03 – 04 hrs) You will also enjoy an excellent Sri Lankan Lunch in the Village.
  • On completion of the trekking tour, you will arrive at Hotel.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation is on Half Board Basis.

Day 05

MEEMURE / KANDY

  • After breakfast, we will be driving to Kandy. (approx. 2 hours drive).
  • In the afternoon, you will enjoy a city tour of Kandy including Kandy Temple, gem lapidary, wood carving center and cultural show.
  • Spend overnight at the Hotel. Accommodation is on Half Board Basis.

Day 06

KANDY / AIRPORT

  • After breakfast, we will be driving to Airport for the departure.