Bentota is a picturesque coastal town in Sri Lanka, renowned for its stunning beaches and tranquil ambiance. It offers various water activities like surfing, snorkeling, and boat rides along the Bentota River, showcasing captivating mangroves. Rich in biodiversity, it's a popular destination for nature enthusiasts seeking relaxation and wildlife encounters.
(SKU: LK600D2000) Masks have long been an important part of Sri Lankan culture and this hands-on craft session allows you to closely engage with the long-held tradition of mask-carving in Sri Lanka.
Your host will guide you to create your own carving
1L Water bottle per person
Food and Drinks
You will have seen these wonderful masks adorning walls as you travel around Sri Lanka but have you ever wondered how they are made? On this experience, we take you to visit an arts and crafts shop tucked away in Galle Fort not only to learn all about the history of mask making in Sri Lanka but also to give you the opportunity to create your own. You will learn the fascinating and age-old techniques from your host in Kolam where masks are usually made from a light wood called “Kaduru”. Follow your host’s guidance and observe his techniques as together you mould your creation using traditional and sustainable resources.