Private tour

Yala: Village Tuk-Tuk Tour with Curd Making & Pottery Demo

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

Yala: Village Tuk-Tuk Tour with Curd Making & Pottery Demo

Activity provider: Beyond Escapes

From US$ 50 per person

Hop into a tuk-tuk to see what rural living is like in Tissamaharama and Yala. Drive past wonderful lakes and admire the natural scenery and birdlife. Walk through the village to find out about local curd making and pottery with demonstrations included.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Your hotel in Yala or Tissamaharama
Private group


  • Take a scenic tuk-tuk ride through the villages of Yala and Tissamaharama
  • Learn how to make a clay pot with a traditional wheel at a pottery
  • See how curd is made at a local lady's house with tastings included
  • Enjoy a scenic ride around the lakes and try to spot incredible wildlife
Full description
Get picked up by a tuk-tuk from your hotel in Yala or Tissamaharama by your local guide, then set off towards the starting point for your village tour. Start the route by riding around the beautiful lakes where you can stop at scenic locations to capture the breath-taking views. Keep your eyes peeled for monitor lizards and different bird species. Then, proceed to a local pottery where you can witness how clay pots are made. Make your own clay pot on a traditional wheel and take it back as a souvenir. Next, head over to see how curd is made in Tissamaharama. Discover how curd making is one of the main livelihoods of people here and meet a lady in her village house who will teach you the secrets of making a delicious curd pot. At the end of the demonstration, enjoy a tasting of fresh curd with honey.  Finally, be driven back to your hotel where you will be dropped off and your village tour concludes.
  • English-speaking local guide
  • Transportation by Tuk-Tuk
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Curd and honey
  • All government taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Product ID: 384922