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Stop At: Colombo, Colombo, Western Province

1.The British were the first to commercialize coffee in Sri Lanka, creating the country’s first, largely-successful export crop. Unfortunately, this led to the massive deforestation of Ceylon’s beautiful mountain forests with great biodiversity.

After being passed from the Dutch to the British Empire, the island, then called Ceylon, established a coffee industry that grew to be one of the world’s three biggest, competing with Brazil and Indonesia. By 1867, more than 160,000 acres of coffee were being cultivated in Sri expand coffee plantations. Coffee production in Sri Lanka was centered in the Kandyan provinces.Unfortunately, Sri Lanka endured an epidemic of coffee leaf fungus in the late nineteenth Lanka with exports of more than 67 million pounds.

Coffee was a major economic crop in Sri Lanka from 1830 to 1850 and was creating a more modernized economy. With the opening of the Ceylon Bank in 1841, financing was provided to century that destroyed plants and forced landowners to convert to tea. Within fifteen years, the coffee plant disease had destroyed most of the plantations and tea became the main crop of Sri Lanka.



Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Tea leafes are an excellent & popular crop of Sri Lanka .Sri lankan Tea Introduce by in Colonial period & is first and leading standard in all over the World .

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taste of Asia, 324 Galle Rd, Colombo 00400, Sri Lanka

The glorious cheese kottu. This clever invention brought kottu back into the limelight, with many a clubgoer and/or stoner patronising its milky, cheesy goodness. Typically, they add one or two cheese wedges and about half a bottle of kal kiri. The milk softens the rotti and helps spread the cheese all over everything, the onions, the veggies, the meat and whatever else you've asked to be put in it. Cheese kottus are mostly ordered with chicken, though you can get it with beef, too. It doesn't quite work with pork kottu, though, don't mess with pork kottu. Commons does a pretty fancy take on it with a creamy cheese sauce poured on top of a bed of kottu.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taste of Asia, 324 Galle Rd, Colombo 00400, Sri Lanka

Chapati is a type of Indian flat bread, it’s very popular in Sri lanka. It is a staple and made of really simple ingredients: wheat flour, salt and water only . Most people who are unfamiliar with spices, a curry is basically something that’s fiery and spicy but this potato dish is anything but spicy and is a great testament to what Sri Lankan curries can offer.

Accompanied by a mild, creamy coconut-ty base that is bright yellow in colour; this dish uses spices like turmeric and fenugreek seeds which are believed to carry a ton of medicinal properties. This is a super comforting and non-spicy curry dish that everyone can enjoy and is perfect dish to introduce curries to toddlers and those who are weary of curries. I love my potato white curry to be paired with a bowl of steaming hot rice and a spoonful of Vegemite, but it can also be enjoyed with stringhoppers Chapati ,Puttu ,Bread .

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Colombo Fort, Galle Buck, Colombo Sri Lanka

Pittu is a traditional breakfast item of steamed rice flour mixed with scraped coconut and salt. Pittu is cooked in a pittu bambuwa, a cylindrical vessel which is made from bamboo and wounded with coir.

The pittu mixture of rice flour and coconut is thus placed inside this bamboo structure and steamed over a vessel filled with water.
If you are a seafood lover and love eating spicy dishes, then you should definitely try Sri Lankan Crab Curry. This Asian recipe is prepared using crab meat, shallots and milk, and goes well with steamed rice/pulao traditionally. However, you can also enjoy this curry recipe with Pittu .


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Colombo Fort, Galle Buck, Colombo Sri Lanka

We all have had yellow banana in our life, but have you ever tried red banana? Also known as Dhaka Banana, it is less popular and is much sweeter than the regular yellow banana. They also have a nice aroma, somewhat like berries. According to health experts, they are way healthier than a regular banana and have a different nutritional profile. It is considered as an ideal addition to your daily diet because of its amazing health benefits.

Duration: 15 minutes
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Departure Point
Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Airports

  • Bandaranayake Intl Airport, Colombo Sri Lanka


Ports
Colombo Port
Departure Time
4:00 PM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Beer Bottle
  • Hygienic wet wipes
  • Wet towel
  • Rubbish bin
  • Stereo
  • Umbrella
  • Rain courts
  • First aid kit
  • Power bank
  • Sun cream
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Taste of Asia
  • Entry/Admission - Colombo Fort
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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1.Fantastic Colombo City Tour. We had fantastic Morning City Tour with Kavithan. Enjoyed Ceylon Coffe tasting and Traditional Sri lankan lunch , Colombo Vegetable Market, Dutch Colonial Church , Hindu and Buddhist temples, some historic memorials with Cold water bottles, Cold
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