Destinations: Colombo | Sigiriya | Kandy | Hatton | Colombo | Weligama
Hotels: The Wallawwa, Water Garden Sigiriya, Kings Pavilion, Ceylon Tea Trails, Cape Weligama
From its ancient ruined cities to its storied colonial plantations, the island nation of Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, holds a fascinating allure for travelers. Learn about this secluded nation’s history and culture at the spectacular cave temple of Dambulla, looming rock fortress of Sigiriya and monumental ruins of Polonnaruwa. Uncover myths and legends at Kandy’s richly carved Sacred Temple of the Tooth Relic. Meet the people of the rural villages, and watch elephants in their natural habitat. Learn about modern daily life in Sri Lanka with a visit to a tea plantation and then relax at a luxury resort on the coast of the island.
Journey Pace: Active
- Climb the impressive fifth-century Sigiriya rock fortress
- Explore the beautiful Dambulla cave temple that dates back to the first century BC
- Visit Minneriya National Park, home of the largest known wild Asian Elephant Gathering at one place in the World
- Relax at a hill country tea estate