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03 Nights Wild Expedition in Wellawaya

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2 travelers
What to Expect
Day 01 -Pick up from Colombo Hotel & Transfer to Wellawaya - Approximately 6 hours drive.
• You will be picked up by our guide from the main road at 2.00 pm and drive to the Farm Stay which is approximately 10 kms away from the main road. You will be greeted by the host at the farm stay and enjoy a refreshing welcome drink while you settle to relax and get accustomed with the rural setting.
• Dinner and overnight stay at the farm.Day 02 - Wake up to the call of chirping birds and enjoy a hot cup of Ceylon Tea and get ready for an exciting day ahead after a hearty breakfast. On this day you could join with the local farmers to learn the process of making Sri Lankan dessert delicacy of curd mad out of Buffalo milk. You could go fishing in the lake with the local fisherman in a traditional catamaran which is also a canoeing experience. Enjoy a farm fresh rice and curry just made for you and rest for a while before we set for a private safari at the backyard of the farm to see Wild Elephants. You will be served with a sun downer while you observe the natural habitat of these majestic Elephants.
• Back at the farm for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 03 - Spend some relaxing time after breakfast at the farm interacting with the farmers, walking in the farming fields and even you could get hands on experience in planting trees, plucking fruits and vegetables as you are invited to join hands with the kitchen team at the farm to cook your lunch, a fun filled experience. An experiential journey of agricultural and culinary secrets of Sri Lanka. After lunch, set for a nature trail in the woods behind the farm stay to see birds, crocodiles, various rare trees and medicinal plants. You may also see some wild Elephants and we keep safe distance and observe their natural habitat. Back at the farm, you will be served with an outdoor BBQ dinner amidst a roaring bon fire under millions of stars. This is your last night at the farm and enjoy it to the fullest.

Day 04 -  After breakfast, bid farewell to locals who took great care of you and delivered an exciting, one of a kind experience. Be driven to the main road to return back to Colombo
• Transfer back to Colombo – Approximately 6 hours drive
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Important Information
Departure Point
Any Hotel Around Colombo
Departure Time
7:00 AM
4 days
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • 03 Days accommodation in Rural Farm as per itinerary
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Morning tea,Light refreshments & Snacks
  • All activities with a Local guide.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Afternoon safari for crocodiles and elephants - Wellawaya
  • Go canoeing and fishing - Sri Lankan style
  • Explore the farms of Wellawaya
  • Sunrise bird-watching at Rural Farm Lodge, Wellawaya
  • BBQ Dinner in Wellawaya
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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