Enjoy a scenic and peaceful boat ride down the Kapu Ela River in the beautiful countryside of Galle, accompanied by a local naturalist who enlightens you about the region’s amazing flora and fauna as you pass along. Soak in the tropical ambience of the region, and explore the rubber and tea plantations and village settlements which gives you a keen insight into the everyday life of these indigenous communities. After a 3 hour boat ride, hop on a bike and enjoy a 4 mile picturesque ride that takes you through the lush paddy fields, narrow mud roads and local markets before ending up in your cozy home-stay in a local village. Refresh yourself with cups of herbal tea as you learn the art of making flavorsome Sri Lankan delicacies in a clay stove with a local master chef. Enjoy this authentic feast comprising of eight different dishes served in a lotus leaf, which you will have helped prepare and know enough to vow the folks back home.