Sri Lanka: Secrets of the Spice Island - A Limited Edition Small Group Journey (2020)

Sri Lanka is a world apart, a deeply spiritual place where Buddhist values and a rich cultural heritage are interwoven with enduring colonial influences. On this extraordinary journey, we peel back the layers of the beguiling island nation.

Journey Overview

Sri Lanka is a world apart, a deeply spiritual place where Buddhist values and a rich cultural heritage are interwoven with enduring colonial influences. On this extraordinary journey, we peel back the layers of the beguiling island nation, and uncover its many treasures: a serene and gentle people, fragrant and flavoursome cuisine, fascinating ruins, and diverse terrain – from golden beaches and arid plains, to lush tea plantations and mist-covered mountains – everything suffused with a warm tropical glow, as will you be on your return from this exquisite destination. 

Journey Highlights

  • Stay in a number of specially selected boutique accommodations
  • Wander through the streets of old Colombo
  • Discover the secrets of Sri Lankan home cooking at a curated dinner in Colombo
  • Admire the tropical modernist aesthetic of Sri Lanka’s most influential architect, Geoffrey Bawa
  • Explore World Heritage sites in the Cultural Triangle and climb the Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Seek out elephants and endemic wildlife at Minneriya National Park
  • Join the pilgrims for a nightly prayer ritual at the Sacred Temple of the Tooth
  • Learn the secrets of Ceylonese tea in the plantations of Sri Lanka’s famous tea country
  • Meander through Galle Fort with a heritage expert on foot

Want to travel sooner? Please see information on our 2019 departure here.

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