Sri Lankan Baking Experience (Private 3-Hour)

3 hr

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This 3-hour tour gives you the chance to experience a local home bakery and get involved hands-on for a short while. Visit a local home-based baker who uses traditional methods. Learn to make bread and various other baked goodies by kneading the dough by hand, and using a clay oven. Get to know more about Sri Lanka’s history of baking and local ingredients. Try your hand at these newly learned techniques. Finish off by having...
This 3-hour tour gives you the chance to experience a local home bakery and get involved hands-on for a short while. Visit a local home-based baker who uses traditional methods. Learn to make bread and various other baked goodies by kneading the dough by hand, and using a clay oven. Get to know more about Sri Lanka’s history of baking and local ingredients. Try your hand at these newly learned techniques. Finish off by having tea or coffee and some delicious pastries with the baker’s family.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

You will be starting your tour from the Main Private Bus Station of Panadura at 2:00 pm. A guide will come and pick you up. He will bring you to the local baker’s home, where a small home-based bakery is done.

After being introduced to the baker, you will be taken around the bakery's back-end to see the various equipment. These will be different from the standard modern equipment nowadays, as the bakery uses a very traditional method. From mixing the dough to firing the clay oven, you will be taught the entire process.
You will also get to learn of the various local and rare flours and other ingredients that are used in baking in Sri Lanka. Then you will get a chance to try your hand at firing the oven and learning to make your own bread with the guidance of the baker.

After finishing you will...
Itinerary

You will be starting your tour from the Main Private Bus Station of Panadura at 2:00 pm. A guide will come and pick you up. He will bring you to the local baker’s home, where a small home-based bakery is done.

After being introduced to the baker, you will be taken around the bakery's back-end to see the various equipment. These will be different from the standard modern equipment nowadays, as the bakery uses a very traditional method. From mixing the dough to firing the clay oven, you will be taught the entire process.
You will also get to learn of the various local and rare flours and other ingredients that are used in baking in Sri Lanka. Then you will get a chance to try your hand at firing the oven and learning to make your own bread with the guidance of the baker.

After finishing you will get to meet the baker's family and have tea or coffee with them. A number of delicious pastries and buns will accompany your beverages, as you have a relaxed chat with the family about the local traditions and their lives.

The experience will be completed at 5:00 pm when your guide will drop you off back at the Panadura Bus Stand.


Important Details

Included
  • Delicious baked food and coffee or tea as refreshments.
  • Service of an English Speaking Guide.
  • All Taxes & Service Charges.
Not Included
  • Gratuities (Optional).
  • Hotel Pick & Drop.
Departure Point
Panadura, Sri Lanka
2:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.