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Pottery Industry Experience

“Witness the ancient Sri Lankan Art of Clay Pottery Making in a Half Day Tour”

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Why should you book this trip?

  • Enjoy a Cycle Tour to the village and back.

  • A well experienced guide will accompany you.

  • Experience the traditional methods of Pottery by a village of dedicated potters.

  • Witness a myriad of creations evolve from experienced hands; generations of dedicated artisans.

  • Taste a cup of coffee or herbal drink offered by the villagers.

  • Try your hand at pottery and make your own souvenir to take home.

  • This is an excellent community-based tour led by an experienced guide. In turn, you will be contributing to the wellbeing of the local community.

 

 

STARTING FROM

 40 USD
PER PERSON

 

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(+94) 70 222 8 222

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  Quick Facts

Availability : All year round

Starting time : On request

Duration : 3 hours maximum

·        Arrival and departure transport to any location can be organised on request for an

        additional fee.

 

Children aged between 6 to 12 years of age will be charged 50%

 

Please Note:

Not recommended for children under six years of age.

Included in the price

  • Provision of bicycles for the tour
  • An experienced guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Herbal drink/ Coconut water or Cup of coffee
  • Local Lunch
  • Self-made clay Souvenir
  • Water bottles
  • All applicable Government taxes

Exclusions

  • Extra food and beverages consumed, other than what is provided
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses

Tour in brief

  • You will be met by the Sri Lanka Day Tours representative at the pre-agreed meeting point in Habarana. Following a brief on the tour and safety precautions, you will be given bicycles to cycle to the village of potters with your designated guide.
  • You can take part in the pottery making process along with the village community who will eagerly welcome you. Witness the amazing transformation of the raw material clay into pottery.
  • You will have the chance to see the art of framing pottery in the traditional way and how these artisans adapt their craft to suit more modern expectations and styles.
  • During this engaging tour, the villagers will serve you a cup of tea or a herbal drink - a means of gaining an insightful experience of rural lifestyle and hospitality.
  • This responsible trail will immerse you in a traditional industry; a home-grown livelihood that deserves merit and recognition.
  • After the tour, you will cycle back to the starting point where a traditional local lunch will be served, which you will enjoy in a hut - made from mud!

Important

  • Carry suitable clothing and footwear for warm, windy and rainy conditions
  • Sun protection cream and insect repellent cream/spray should be carried at all times
  • Mobile phones and personal effects should be securely carried.

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