Waterfall Hike and Aboriginal Village Tour from Kandy
(SKU: LK60022500) This tour takes you to see the primitive tribes of Sri Lanka, the Veddahs. Enjoy the view along the way.Travel through the wilderness to the Dambana Veddah village.Get to see this community of incredibly traditional primitive tribe, who still live off the land by hunting and farming. Enjoy looking at the small and intimate museum that has been set up to showcase the various equipment the Veddas have used to fish and hunt over the centuries.
- An experienced tour guide.
- Traditional Village Lunch.
- A gift from the pottery-making village home.
- A traditional welcome drink from the village house “Gama Gedara.
- Two organic energy drinks.
- All Taxes & service charges.
- Expenses of Personal Nature.
What to Expect
Early morning proceed to Mahiyanganaya from Kandy (Approx. 2hrs 30 mints drive and recommended departure time from Kandy 06.00 a.m.).You will go through the lush forests of Mahiyangana to reach the Rathna Ella waterfall.Thereafter Visit to Kaluwa Wetuna Ella.Embark on a 2-kilometre hike from the Rathna Ella village to witness the majestic Kaluwa Wetuna Ella waterfall. Enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan lunch when at the Rathna Ella village. There is no better teacher to explain the art of pottery making, than the local villagers in Mahiyanganaya’. Join them to learn the secrets of the trade and make your own pottery souvenir, to take home. “A Pan Padura”, which translates to “a reed mat”, is a staple in every household in rural Sri Lanka. Each intricately designed mat is woven by hand for over a month, using reeds harvested from the local fields. Using the practices shared by the local villagers, try your hand at creating a reed mat of your own. Finally visit to Dambana Wedda Village. Learn more about their fascinating lifestyle of a forest dweller and how they have adapted to the changing times.