Sri-Lanka: Wellness for the Soul

Venture to hidden monasteries, cave temples, and sacred rocks in the Island of Ceylon.

For those in search of a harmonising experience to reconnect the mind, body and soul

When
Year-round
Length
10 days
Price
From US$ 2,400
Sri-Lanka: Wellness for the Soul
Sri-Lanka: Wellness for the Soul

Why our trip is different:

  • Learn the ancient art of tea making, walking with planters through lush green fields and drink tea in their homes
  • Discover sacred hidden caves and learn about Buddhism’s traditions, symbolism and the ‘teardrops of Buddha’, guided by a monk
  • Walk through the Wilpattu National Park, where you will learn about the world’s largest leap of leopards from our zoologist, and spot monkeys, crocodiles, elephants, and innumerable species of birds…
  • Talk with a local anthropologist and delve into Sri Lanka’s deep history
  • Visit Ayurvedic doctor Maradankadawala Dampalese Muthbanda at Maradankadawala, and benefit from local Ayurveda treatments
  • Connect with the works and vision of Geoffrey Bawa, one of the most important architects of the 20th century
Sri-Lanka: Wellness for the Soul

SAMPLE ITINERARY:

D1  Arrive in Colombo * Transfer to Waikkal * Suriya Resort * Water Bungalows

D2  Waikkal * Leopard spotting at Wilpattu National Park * Ulagalla ‘Boutique Concept’

D3  Anuradhapura sightseeing with a local architect * Ulagalla ‘Boutique Concept’

D4  Ritigala * Tour natural herbal vegetation * Visit an Ayurvedic Doctor * Local Ayurveda treatments

D5  Sigiriya Rock Fortress (UNESCO World Heritage site) * Kandy * Kandyan cultural dance performance * Temple of the Tooth Relic * Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

D6  Kandy * Detox treatments * Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

D7  Kandy * Balance Treatment * Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

D8  Haputale * Visit Sri Lipton’s Tea Plantation Bungalow * Sleep at the Thotalagala Bungalow

D9  Haputale * Dambatenne Tea Factory * Respective Beach or Ayurveda Property * Thotalagala Bungalow

D10  Departure

All sample itineraries are designed to inspire and are customised on consultation.

Our favourite places to stay:

Suriya Resort - the combination of the turquoise blue Indian Ocean and the serene tranquillity of the Ging Oya River that surrounds the premises

Ulagalla Boutique Concept - a boutique hotel in Anuradhapura promising an adventurous holiday experience in the ancient kingdom

Santani Wellness Resort - a welcoming place to retreat and rejuvenate within an unspoilt wilderness in the spiritual centre of Sri Lanka

Thotalagala Bungalow - a niche boutique hotel, located within a collection of estates that produces some of the finest tea in Sri Lanka
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