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Gal Oya Lodge - Walk of Discovery with the Chief Veddha
Explore the jungle with the Veddha chief himself, the leader of the indigenous, forest dwelling people of Sri Lanka. Learn how they hunt, cure sickness and create shelter in this unique experience.
Uncover the secrets of the intriguing world of the Sri Lankan forest people, learning how they live nestled deep in the Gal Oya forests. The Veddha culture is believed to have come about in 18,000 BC, and the Veddha people today still maintain the traditions of this era. Go on a walk with the chief through the jungle and learn about the tribe’s use of medicinal plants, visit their ancient hunting grounds and be invited into their cave dwellings.
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Without compromising on comfort get off-the-beaten track and experience the unseen side of Sri Lanka. Secluded accommodation, ancient cities, incredible wildlife and pristine beaches allow for a completely unique experience.
14 nightsfrom $3200 per personCulture History, Off the beaten track, Safari, Spectacular scenery, Walking Trekking, Wildlife