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A rural Village Farming Experience

A rural Village Farming Experience

Duration:8 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:All languages welcome

About your host

I am Viji, the owner of Hilltop View, a 100-year-old villa in the middle of a 10-acre coconut farming estate close to Mirissa in Southern Sri Lanka. This 6-year-old sustainable tourism business benefits the rural community in the village. My wife and I quit our six-figure income in Singapore/UK to start a new life in Sri Lanka to give something back to our village community & live close to…
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What we’ll do

You will jump right into the action from the start. Tiling the land & preparing the ground for cultivating vegetables - you will learn how we use organic fertilizer and the best practices we employ. How we care for the plants, protect the crops from natural pests and some organic remedies we employ. Learn about rainwater cycles, preserving the moisture & groundwater, watering of the plants, how…

What else you should know

We provide breakfast and lunch. Pogramme is designed for 8 hrs but if required it can be shortened 2 to 3 hrs. Accommodation in our villa and dinner (if required) can be ordered separately. We have 4 rooms and 7 beds, for anyone who wishes to stay overnight - separate charges apply.

What I’ll provide

Breakfast and Lunch
We will provide authentic Sri Lankan meals during the course of the programme. We will use some of the produce, spices from the estate to cook the meals. Dinner can be provided on request (extra charges apply)
Drinks
Coconut water and local herbal drinks will be provided free of charge - the choice of drinks will depend on seasonality
Outdoor gear, Safety equipment and Other
We will provide all farming tools the local farmers use. Please note that we work on the farm either bare feet or with slippers (please bring your own slippers).

What to bring

Bring only your personal belongings required for the day. All farming equipment, food will be provided by us.

Where you'll be

You will experience all the activities in a; Fully working village farm, working alongside local farmers, Famous for growing best Cinnamon in the World. Learn about local farming methods Get a chance to experience our 100-year old Dutch Colonial Villa. Visit the surrounding paddy fields and get a chance to meet local village farmers.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

We provide breakfast and lunch. Pogramme is designed for 8 hrs but if required it can be shortened 2 to 3 hrs. Accommodation in our villa and dinner (if required) can be ordered separately. We have 4 rooms and 7 beds, for anyone who wishes to stay overnight - separate charges apply.
Viji
farm visit
A rural Village Farming Experience
New experience
$70 per person
New experience
$70 per person