Cinnamon Factory Visit

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Cinnamon is one of the ancient spices in the world. Ceylon cinnamon, “Cinnamomum zeylanicum” native to Sri Lanka belong to the Lauraceae family. The history of the cinnamon is about to 2800 B.C old. Even it is mentioned in bible. The Egyptians used cinnamon for the medicine and food enhancer as well as embalming process. Mexico, Asiatic countries, Arabia and North Africa it was used in cooking. The Romans it has been used mostly in perfumes and fragrances and to flavor wines. 

The true cinnamon of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) was found in the early of the 16th century by the Portuguese, They controlled the trade with great cruelty. Demand for the cinnamon begun to increase and led Dutch to fight with Portuguese finally Ceylon’s cinnamon trade was invaded and controlled by Holland in the mid of 17th century. However Dutch gained control the Cinnamon monopoly. It is also reveal the history of Cinnamon in Sri Lanka, Up country-Dutch agreement signed between the Sri Lankan king Sri Keerthi Sri Rajasinghe and the Dutch government in 14th February 1766 had been permitted Dutch to cut and peel cinnamon of some certain areas within the country according to the promise made by Dutch of protect the kingdom from the foreign invasion.


Program

Morning: Pick up from Colombo / Hotel and proceed to Ahungalla

Visit Cinnamon Factory

Visit and explore cinnamon production

Report back to Colombo 

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 Day tour cost USD 90.00 USD 50.00 USD 40.00 USD 35.00 USD 30.00 USD 28.00
 Price includes Cost of Transport from Colombo to Colombo
 Price excludes Cost of meals, drinks, snacks, and expenses in personal nature Cost of Accommodation Cost of Tips
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