This budget friendly tour across Sri Lanka's wellness and wilderness sanctuaries will inspire and restore you. You'll get to experience the ancient ways of life in a traditional village retreat, indulge in the therapeutic world of yoga and Ayurveda, as well as live out a full day inside a magnificient national park. Spot the leopards, observe the elephants, watch the birds and get lost in the wilderness experience of the magical essence of Sri Lanka's nature. This journey is not only full of significant cultural highlights and heritage living, but also leads you on a discovery of a wanderlust splendor that makes Sri Lanka the natural oasis that it has been for the ages.
Experience the magical touch of Sri Lankan wellness in form of yoga and Ayurveda treatments. Your nature retreat is located on the banks of a peaceful river, take a boat ride, indulge in therapeutic oil massage therapies meant to revive, renew and replenish. A perfect start for a perfect holiday.
Continue with a full-day jeep safari immersion into Sri Lanka's abudant wilderness. Wilpattu national park is the latest addition to the national grid of protected natural zones and is rich a great biodiversity. Here you'll be able to spot the elusive leopard, the mightly Asian elephant, the Sri Lankan sloth bear, and lots more wild creatures that roam the jungles of this bejeweled island.
Embrace the ancient traditions of Ceylon with a cultural immersion into heritage living. Your traditional village accommodations represent a revival of an existing 1815 village in the ancient disctrict of Anuradhapura. Here, visit the traditional market place, strike up a chat with an elderly wiseman or try your hand at the blacksmith's skilfull metal work. It's all about holistic living in harmony with nature and rich agricultural practices.
Your stay in the cultural triangle will take you on a discovery of some lesser-known cultural gems: Pidurangala, Dambulla, Yapahuwa. Travel across centuries of ancient kingdoms to encounter the vast historic landscape of the Pearl. Take a bicycle ride through the countryside to discover the simplicity of life and well preserved age-old traditions.
Go on to Gampaha for a stay with a working spice and coconut plantation. Embrace the purity of a Sri Lankan lifestyle rooted in its fertile soil and generously abundant lands.