Duara village experience Alagollewa

Posted on March 27, 2019
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Duara village experience Alagollewa

Looking for something off the beaten track?

Through Duara you can experience real Sri Lankan village lifestyle in Alagollewa’s a small farming community.

Duara Travels is more than just accommodation:

  • You stay with a local family
  • Cook and eat with them
  • Take part in the villagers’ daily activities.

Your stay benefits the host family and village directly, as part of the payment goes to a local community organisation.

There are several host families who can usually each host two travellers, or one family.



3 NIGHTS IN ALAGOLLEWA VILLAGE

150 € / Adult (children between 5 and 15 years old, -50%)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • Private room in a local home, mosquito nets and bed sheets included
  • Homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Shared toilet and washing facilities

ACTIVITIES:

  • Cooking together with your host family (in Sri Lankan culture hosts do not usually eat with their guests)
  • Practising the livelihood of the family (milking cows or helping in the rice fields or chilli plantation, depending on season)
  • Hiking to the pilgrimage hill
  • Playing Corona or Volleyball with locals or going for a swim in the lake (depending on season)
  • Meeting the savings group

6 NIGHTS IN ALAGOLLEWA VILLAGE

250€ / Adult (children between 5 and 15 years old, -50%)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • Private room in a local home, mosquito nets and bed sheets included
  • Homemade breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Shared toilet and washing facilities

ACTIVITIES:

  • Cooking together with your host family (in Sri Lankan culture, hosts do not usually eat with their guests)
  • Practising the livelihood of the family (milking cows or helping in the rice fields or chilli plantation, depending on season)
  • Hiking to the pilgrimage hill
  • Playing Corona or Volleyball with locals or going for a swim in the lake (depending on season)
  • Meeting the savings group
  • Going for a picnic by the Huruluwewa lake
  • A clay pot workshop in the pottery village
  • Visit the church on Sunday with locals

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