HabaranaRural Village Experience

“An Adventurous Trail to a typical Village to Experience their Lives, Traditions and Livelihoods.”


Why should you book this trip?

  • Experience village agriculture in Sri Lanka.

  • Catamaran (Double-paired authentic fishing Catamaran) safari at the Habarana Lake.

  • Traditional, village authentic lunch with local cooking demonstration.

  • Visit to the traditional chena cultivation.

  • Trekking & Bush walks in village trails.

  • This is an excellent community-based tour led by an experienced guide. So in turn, you contribute to the wellbeing of the local community.





+94 70 222 8222




Included in the price

  • Service of an experienced guide
  • Bottled water
  • Traditional lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Boat ride
  • Life jackets for the boat ride
  • All applicable Gov. taxes


  • Transportation to and from the meeting point
  • Extra food and beverages consumed
  • Any tips to the staff


Tour in brief

  • You will meet the Sri Lanka Day Tours representative at Habarana. The trail will commence from a village where you see the neighbourhood with their houses, garden spaces and residents. The trail will mean encountering the village folk, interacting with them and getting a glimpse of their simple way of life, culture and hospitality.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience and walking through paddy fields, seeing different types of vegetable cultivation - an unconventional kind of sightseeing.
  • Enjoy venturing up a tree house, in a paddy field, where villagers keep watch on wild animals during the night, threatening to damage crops or attack livestock.
  • Finally, change gears and embark on a thrilling Habarana lake safari in a double-paired authentic fishing catamaran; sightseeing the flora and fauna of the lake.
  • At the end of the catamaran ride, you will be taken to a village house for an authentic village meal shrouded by a real sense of hospitality, warmth and cordiality.



  • 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, cameras and personal effects should be securely carried.


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thanks for arrnaging everything, it was really a great weekend and particularly the guide was excellent. He has so much knowledge and could explain everything very well. All went very smooth on time without any delay.

 Franz Gruener – Germany - JUL 16