What you'll do
a) Hike to The Natural Swimming Pool b) Return to Accommodations to refresh c) Cooking Class 1) Meet my Guests at a mutually discernible location in order to Trek on the - Natural Swimming Pool in Ella with the Guest/s describing all details including the history, terrain, traditions, philosophy, endemic fauna & flora. 2) Enable the Guests to enjoy the destination with the commentary of the known facts of the destination, singing the 'Ella Song amongst other rhythms' & enable the enjoyment of the Experience of the Journey. 3) On return, Guests will return to their hotels to 'Change' after refreshing themselves & return to join the Cookery Class. 4) At approximately 5 pm, I will begin the Preparation of the 7 Dishes of the Cookery Class disseminating 'Hands On' Skills to the participants while singing the "Song of Ella" in particular. (i) Beginning with a Slide show, followed by breaking the Coconuts, grating & milking them. (ii) Then the guests will participate in chopping vegetables &/or meat, grinding ingredients in a 'stone & pestle' & making numerous other preparations before, (iii) We cook the 7 dishes one by one having completed all the processes. & Finally, dine.
I'm a 50 year old Sports Coach & Trained National Tourist Guide of Sri Lanka (Archeology, Ancient sites, Landscapes, Wildlife ) for the last 30 years guiding travelers to every part of the island including the little desert island of Mannar & other unexplored destinations. This enables me to guide tourists to all intriguing places that the traveler wishes to visit, hike & enjoy being there. Further, I'm an Experienced Chef for the last 25 years in order to dish out Traditional Sri Lankan Cuisine to share my experiences in the facilitation of Cookery too.
Water / Tea Herbal Tea / Black / Green Tea
Fares for Public Transport
Traditional Primitive Kitchen Utensils
Where you'll be
Natural Swimming Pool (Olympic Size) One of numerous Un-Explored (Non Touristic) destinations in Ella - Swim in the pool, bathing under the Waterfall and tread to the Natural Jacuzzis (get Free Massage) Time Duration : 4 Hours - Entire Morning to Afternoon period Return to Hotel/s in Ella (Accommodation) freshen up & return to the Cookery Class to Prepare Seven (7) Dishes including Roti, Dessert, Dhal, Coconut Relish, Yellow & Green Veges & Rice
Things to keep in mind
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Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend.
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Hike Duration 3 -4 Hours in the Morning, Cookery Class 1 - 2 Hours & will be conducted in the Evening after 5 pm. Total Time 6 - 7 Hours. Permit 1 - 2 hours for Refreshing in between the 2 Events
Hike Natural Swim Pool & Cook Dinner
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