Or perhaps, you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion or for an adventure at your pace. Our personalised service means that a bespoke journey will be designed around you and your preferences. Our aim is to create a lifetime trip that will surpass your expectations.
CULTURE TO COLONIAL WITH A TOUCH OF GEM
Relive some of the seminal episodes of this islands history in the Cultural Triangle.
A UNESCO designated area that contains six of the seven of island’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This area links the ancient capitals and provides an inspiring glimpse into the island’s rich history. Then follow the trail for the 400 carat Blue Sapphire which adorns the British Crown.
Famous for its sapphires, rubies and a variety of gems. A visit to Sri Lanka’s gem capital Ratnapura will provide a fascinating glimpse into the mining process along with an array of jewellery ideas. Head south to visit Galle , where the Fort’s history spans more than 400 years. Former colonial villas are set within the stunning ramparts of the old town. Visit the Governor’s house or relax under the shade of an ambalama (rest Pavilion) or enjoy Ayurvedic Massages at one Galle’s luxury hotels.
EXPERIENCE THE EXOTIC
Experience an authentic jungle encounter at the Sinharaja Forest Reserve a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Trek through Sinharajah, a virgin rainforest on the island. Sinharaja is a global biodiversity hotspot and teeming with life. Or immerse yourself in something truly unique at Gal Oya National Park – one of the best preserved parks on the island. Experience aquatic life at Gal Oya Lake and here is the only place where you can take a boat safari and take-in the sights of magnificent elephants swimming and foraging for food.
Contrast this with one of the islands many festivals such as the Kandy Esala Perahera. A 10 day spectacularly colourful festival in late July to early August with a magical passing-by of drummers, whirling fire dancers, and robed elephants.
TAKING TEA ON THE VERANDAH
Savour the delights of the emerald carpeted tea plantations with a train ride through the tea region.
Get on board the Kandy train and snake your way through the iconic vistas of the hill country with its tea plantations, pine forests and plunging ravines. These rail journeys are regarded as one of the finest railway experiences in the world.
Visit a tea factory to see and taste where some of world’s finest teas are plucked, dried, crushed and fermented.
Stay in luxury converted colonial era tea planter’s bungalow in the heart of the tea country, that offer breathtaking panoramas of mountains and lush fields. Their unique and exquisite ambience will make sipping tea on the verandah feel both brilliantly familiar yet exotically different.