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DAY 01 (Airport/Negombo)

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Arrive at the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport and receive a warm welcome from your designated Seasons Travel representative.
Spend the night relaxing at the beach hotel in Negombo, and be introduced to Sri Lanka’s seafood cuisine.





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DAY 02 (Negombo/Polonnaruwa)

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Departure from Negombo after breakfast. Enjoy an early lunch by an ancient royal lake at Hotel Diya Dahara.
Arrive at Habarana Traditional Village and immerse yourself in authentic Sri Lankan village culture and its food.
Optional: Climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress .
Check into The Windsor Park Agricultural Farm and Resort.

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DAY 03 (Polonnaruwa)

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Following breakfast, Set off on a tour of the Windsor Park farm to see food produced at the source.Windsor Park prides itself in ethical production of food. Observe the paddy fields that feed much of Sri Lanka, spend time with baby buffalos and sample buffalo curd, and spot magical peacocks gliding through banana plantations.Stop for a picnic in a lakeside hut and experience a traditional Sri Lankan farmer’s lunch.

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Day 04 (Polonnaruwa/Kandy)

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Check out from the hotel and head to Dambulla Wholesale Market,where you can experience the hustle of one of the country’s busiest food hubs. Between mountains of fresh fruit and vegetables, see the scale of operations for feeding a country of 25 million. Travel to Ranweli Spice Garden for a personal tour through an impressive array of Sri Lankan-grown spices and their histories. Take part in a demonstration which will educate on the use of traditional Sri Lankan spices.

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Day 05 (Kandy/Nuwaraeliya)

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After breakfast head to the Temple of the Tooth Relic, which has housed the tooth relic of the lord Buddha for generations.
Leave Kandy, head towards the grand tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya.
Take a quick stop at the stunning vistas of the Tea Bush Hotel to enjoy the breathtaking views and take photos.
Visit the Bluefield Tea Factory for a personal tour of one of the country’s oldest and most reputed tea plantations.


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Day 06 (Nuwaraeliya/Ella)

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Wake up to a traditional Sri Lankan breakfast prepared by your in-house chef.
Head to the magical town of Ella via the picturesque Nuwara Eliya town, and watch the scenery morph along the way.
other-worldly hotel at Ella, and relax before trekking up one of the many tiny lanes leading off the main street for your cooking class. Experience a Sri Lankan cooking class like no other, with Ella’s best instructor, in a traditional Sri Lankan home.

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Day 07 (Ella/Galle)

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After breakfast, leave Ella for Ravana Falls –the mythical waterfall at the centre of the Ramayana, which makes up part of Sri Lanka’s founding mythology.Optional: Extra day to visit and stay at Yala Safari.Stop for an early lunch at a small streetside vendor in the hills, and indulge in the celebrated coconut roti and jackfruit curry of Sri Lanka’s village people.After lunch, set off to the Dutch fort town of Galle, en route for lamprais –a Dutch innovation in Sri Lankan

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Day 08 (Galle/Mt lavinia)

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Following breakfast, take a tour in the historic Galle Fort.Head towards Mt Lavinia, stopping to visit the sea turtle conservation and lunch at Bentota Lake. Visit merchants of Sri Lanka’s famed gems.Check into the iconic Mt Lavinia Hotel, explore the vast grounds of the former Governor’s mansion and immerse yourself in the romantic history of the expansive home.Dine in the beach at the Mt Lavinia Fish markets, where you will get your pick of fresh seafood.

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Day 09 (Colombo)

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Enjoy the legendary breakfast at Mt Lavinia, prepared under the guidance of Sri Lanka’s most celebrated chef, Publis.Following breakfast, experience an exclusive lecture from Chef Publis himself, including his adaptation of the ancient royal recipes found at the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy.Then, have the unique opportunity to have a firsthand cooking class with Chef Publis, before joining him for lunch and book signing. (Practical Activity).

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Day 10 (Colombo/Maravila)

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Commence your final day with an encore breakfast at Mt Lavinia and proceed to Maravilla at dawn to greet Sri Lanka’s iconic fishermen coming in from their excursion.Chat with their families and join in on the songs of ‘hodi-helley-helley-ya’ as the nets are pulled onto shore.






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Day 11 (Depature)

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Check out of Club Palm Resort and head to the airport. comfortable departure will be ensued by a Seasons Travels Representative appointed for your assistance.