The Jungle Farmer’s foodie village Tour, Anuradhapura

Who's up for some al fresco dining on this slow travel day tour in Sri Lanka?

No matter from where in the world you are, you will just love Ayu in the Wild’s Flavours of Sri Lanka foodie village tour in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. Unforgettable! Humbling! Inspiring! Words from our guests who have walked through village roads to spend time at this jungle farmer’s humble and scenic abode for their cook like the locals experience.

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    Tour Details

    A glimpse into The Jungle Farmer’s Foodie Day Tour, Anuradhapura Sri Lanka


    * Insights into the livelihoods of a slow moving rural village
    * The rice field experience
    * Learn how jungle farmers protect their crops from wild animals
    * The spices of Ceylon experience
    * Hands on cook-like-the-locals experience
    * Foodie indulgence with a home cooked lunch
    * Minimum 2 pax required to confirm tour
    * Small group (8 to 15 max) day tour from Anuradhapura with a local expert, learning about unique locales along the way
    * Disability friendly slow travel tour – this foodie day tour can be modified to suite disabled travellers, those with mobility problems and seniors (We may not be able to take you to the smallest village markets but the tour can be modified as a private tour)

    *Includes an English speaking Guide / Pick up and drop off from your accommodation Anuradhapura / AC Van / hands on cooking experience / Sri Lankan home cooked lunch

    • Duration:
      Half day foodie village tour – pick up at 9 am and drop off around 1.30 pm
    • When to go:
      Available all year on request, but please enquire from our Private Travel Designers if it’s available during public holidays.
    • Booking/Payment / Cancellation :
      SSend us an enquiry to book this tour. All bookings need to be confirmed at least 1 week in advance.

      Cancellations made 7 days prior to the scheduled tour date are fully refundable. Cancellation within 6 days are charged 100%.

      In the event of extreme weather or if we are compelled to cancel the tour we will offer you a full refund.
    • How to get to the tour:
      Pick up and drop off from your accommodation in Anuradhapura will be arranged by us in an AC Van.

      It will not be possible for you to use your private transportation and chauffeur guides to transfer to/from this location.
    • Activity level:
      Moderate – this day tour involves walking through village roads and inside simple rural homes.

      ** Disability friendly tour – this foodie village tour can be modified to suite disabled travellers and seniors (although we may not be able to take you into some small markets)
    • What to bring on tour:
      * Water, snacks and any medication you may require for the day
      * Footwear – We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes or sandals for the trek
      * Umbrella/Poncho – If rain is forecast, bring an umbrella or poncho as we will be outside for most of the tour.
      * Camera
      * A sense of humour, adventure and a love of the rural outdoors
    • Is it a private tour:
      Our small group tours are kept to a maximum of 8 – 15 pax to make it more intimate and fun! However, if you’re visiting with family or a group of friends and are searching for a unique thing to do Anuradhapura with great local experiences and Sri Lankan food, ask for a private tour when sending an enquiry. We will make it the perfect day tour or bike tour for you. Additional costs apply.
    • How much will it cost:
      Send us an enquiry and we will cost it out for you depending on the number of pax, pick up and drop off location and whether it’s a private tour.




    FAQs on this experiential holiday

  • What about food allergies?

    We can accommodate virtually any food lifestyle. Just let us know about dietary restrictions prior to confirming the booking and we will advise you on how best we can tailor make the tour to suite your needs

  • Is this Sri Lanka day tour available all year?

    This day tour from Anuradhapura is available all year on request but please enquire from our Travel Designers if it’s available during specific public holidays and during the monsoon rains.

  • What is not included?

    Travel insurance, additional meals and trip cancellation insurance

  • How do we pay for this tour?

    We require a 50% advance payment via bank transfer to confirm the tour. Balance to be paid in full 1week prior to the start of the tour.

  • Tips and Gratuities?

    Tips and gratuities will be most welcomed by the simple jungle farming family and the Guide.

  • Image Gallery

    Hands on cooking Hands on cooking
    Preparing curries with the Jungle farmer Preparing curries with the Jungle farmer
    Scenic walks on the foodie day tour Scenic walks on the foodie day tour
    The Village trek The Village trek
    Chillies - the must have in Sri Lankan curry Chillies – the must have in Sri Lankan curry
    Tiny corner stores near the jungle farmer Tiny corner stores near the jungle farmer

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