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Paint your own wooden elephant

Galle, Sri Lanka

Abans de fer una reserva, comprova si hi ha restriccions locals a causa de la COVID-19

Experiència organitzada per Dinesh

4 hores
Inclou: menjar, begudes
Fins a 5 persones
Idiomes de l'experiència: Anglès, Holandès

Què farem?

Are you ready to meet the locals and have an unique experience?

From your guesthouse the tuktukdriver will pick you up and drive you to Kalegana, a small village in Galle.

There you will meet Amila. He will be your host for the tour. You will meet him at his house where he lives with his family.
You will be very welcome to look around and ask any questions that pop up.
There you will start with painting the wooden elephant. Off course you can get some help from one of the best painter in town, Amila his aunty. Then is it time to let the elephant dry.

It is time to walk around the village and visit the places where people still practice the art of woodcarving. You can see how they work and see the beautiful statues they make.

During the tour you will drink a tea or if you are lucky a fresh coconut, without plastic straws! Local style :) but also make sure you bring enough water. It can be hot!

When the walk is finished, it is time to say goodbye to Amila and his family.
You will leave the village with your own painted elephant and unique experience richer. The tuktukdriver will bring you back.

With this unique tour you will support a local family directly! Fair travel, fair prices.
If you want to buy souvenirs during the tour, that is also possible. You will get a good price and the maker get a fair price so good for everybody!
Other things to note
The pick up from your guesthouse in Unawatuna or Galle is included in the price.

If you stay somewhere else, there will be an extra charge for the pick up. So it is also possible to pick you up anywhere you want :)
Are you ready to meet the locals and have an unique experience?

From your guesthouse the tuktukdriver will pick you up and drive you to Kalegana, a small village in Galle.

There you will meet Amila. He will be your host for the tour. You will meet him at his house where he lives with his family.
You will be very welcome to look around and ask any questions that pop up.
There you will start with painting the wood…

Dinesh s'ha compromès amb la seguretat

Aquest amfitrió s'ha compromès a complir les pautes de seguretat i neteja d'Airbnb en el context de la COVID-19, com ara complir les mesures de distanciament físic, practicar una bona higiene i assegurar-se que tots els participants portin màscara.
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Què s'hi inclou?

  • Menjar
    If you want to eat a local Rice & Curry lunch, that is also a option. <br...
  • Begudes
    A fresh cocconut and tea
A partir de €17
 per persona
No hi ha dates disponibles

Coneix l'amfitrió: Dinesh

Allotja hostes a Airbnb des del 2019
  • 23 avaluacions
  • S'ha verificat la identitat
Hi,

Thank you for being interested in the Woodcarving Tour.

My name is Dinesh. This year I created with my Dutch wife a tour to my woodcarving village in Galle. It is my village where I grew up.

I don't give the tour myself. The tour will be given by Amila. He practice the art of woodcarving for a long time and is born in the village. He is an expert!
He knows a lot to tell about the village and the proces of woodcarving. He can even teach you the skills!

It is an unique tour here in Sri Lanka, the only one!
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On aniràs?

During the tour we walk and visit local homes.
The place where we paint the elephant is outside at a familyhome, specially made for the people of this tour.

Ha rebut 23 avaluacions i té una puntuació mitjana de 4,91 sobre 5.

Philipp
març de 2020
Leider eine sehr geringe Farbauswahl und das Ganze war nicht so wie beschrieben. Gastgeber war sehr nett und es ist sehr interessant zu sehen wie die Holzfiguren gemacht werden.
Maryne
febrer de 2020
Il n’y a qu’une chose à dire : participez à cette expérience ! La famille est incroyable et leur histoire touchante. C’est un vrai partage et un vrai lien qui se crée à qui veut bien ouvrir son cœur. Ça ne tient qu’à vous de faire cette belle immersion dans ce village de Galle. Après 23 jours sur l’île, c’est l’une des rencontres qui nous marquera le plus. Bon voyage à toi/vous 🇫🇷🇱🇰
Il n’y a qu’une chose à dire : participez à cette expérience ! La famille est incroyable et leur histoire touchante. C’est un vrai partage et un vrai lien qui se crée à qui veut b…
Marina
febrer de 2020
I loved the experience and the genuine sharing of knowledge made it extra special. You get immersed in the village life and see part of the local traditions. Recommended!
Henrik
febrer de 2020
Very nice host and arrangement. The host was very eager to tell us about everything we asked or saw, we spent more time with him than what was expected and we could have stayed longer if we wished. Painting was fun, the walk was nice and very warm, so bring water! Lunch was good but seating was sparse. We really got to see how life was in the village.
Very nice host and arrangement. The host was very eager to tell us about everything we asked or saw, we spent more time with him than what was expected and we could have stayed lon…
Alex
febrer de 2020
My wife and our 2 sons really enjoyed this experience, boys enjoyed using carving instruments and painted nice elefants! Communication was very quick and efficient, and Dinesh also arranged pick up and drop off by tuktuk, which was an extra bonus for kids:)
My wife and our 2 sons really enjoyed this experience, boys enjoyed using carving instruments and painted nice elefants! Communication was very quick and efficient, and Dinesh also…
Laurah
febrer de 2020
We spent the day with Amila who turned out to be a wonderful host. The day started with a demonstration of how they make their living and they explained each process of the elephant making. We were then invited to do some painting and it was actually a therapeutic process. We walked around the village and met all the locals and also understood the religious and cultural beliefs. The food was made by a local family and it was well presented and culturally significant. All in all this activity gives a glimpse of local lifestyle from a very honest and altruistic perspective
We spent the day with Amila who turned out to be a wonderful host. The day started with a demonstration of how they make their living and they explained each process of the elephan…

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