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local teaching group to cook Sri Lanka food in Galle

Galle: Cook Like a Local

Sri Lankan cuisine is famed for its delicate spicing and vivid flavour combinations, influenced by the nation’s different ethnicities and rich history. This optional activity gives us the opportunity to prepare a delicious meal with a local host whose culinary skills have brought her much fame in the Galle area. Whether it’s an authentic biryani, a seafood feast or hot hoppers with accompaniments,..

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arts and crafts table mask painting in Galle Sri Lanka

Galle: Mask Painting

Brightly painted, wooden masks are a familiar sight throughout Sri Lanka, and this excursion to an artist’s gallery in Galle Fort will teach us about the painting of these traditional masks. Hailing from Ambalangoda, an area in the South known for traditional masks, a renowned artist will tell us about these masks which are an important part of Sri Lankan culture and the painting methods used whic..

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Close view of Whale tail as it submerges in Galle Sri Lanka

Galle: Whale Watching

Following an early start, we will be taken to the harbour to meet our naturalist guide for the day and his crew before boarding our vessel and heading out to sea. The crisp, early morning air will energise us for an exciting morning of marine nature watching, as we look out for Blue Whales, Sperm Whales, Killer Whales and several species of dolphins between 20 – 40 nautical miles from the coast. T..

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multicoloured Tuk Tuks lined up for safari in Galle Sri Lanka

Galle: Tuk Tuk Safari

This is a fun-filled ‘off the beaten track’ adventure taking us to explore lesser-known areas of Galle. Distinctive and characterful, the tuk tuk is a brightly coloured, three-wheeled vehicle, and our friendly and knowledgeable driver will transport us to some of the most authentic spots in Galle, along busy back streets and rural lanes. You’ll uncover sights and enjoy experiences you might not ot..

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