Explore a working Sri Lankan spice and fruit farm in the village of Matale. The farm boasts of a variety of fruit trees and spice and herb plantations. Enjoy the picturesque farm that overlooks the Aluvhirae Mountains as you learn about the produce here and enjoy some local delicacies made with farm-fresh produce.
Why you will love it
· Visit a working spice and fruit farm in a village.
· Explore nearly 16 acres of mountain garden.
· Indulge in a traditional rice and curry lunch made from garden ingredients.
· Learn about spice gardening and enjoy some local varieties of fruits
What you will experience
Nestled in a salubrious rural setting, surrounded by lush greenery with superb views of the Aluvihare mountains, the Sri Lankan garden offers a quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Set on the upper half of the mountain on fifteen and a half acres, the farm has a variety of spices, vegetables, fruits and herbs. The garden is filled with Pepper, Nutmeg, Cocoa, Coffee, Papaya, Jackfruit, Passion fruit, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Mango, Banana, Coconut, Rubber, Teak and Mahogany.
Take a guided tour of the farm with your host and learn about the crops and trees. See the fruits grow and planters toil in the gardens. Post the hike, join your host for a traditionally prepared rice and curry lunch.