DISCOVER YOURSELF

Destinations :

Colombo / Kandy / Dambulla / Rose Quartz Mountain / Sigiriya or Meditation & Beach Stay At The Lanka Princess Hotel

Duration :
nights 7 days 8
Tour map
DAY 01

Destination : Colombo.                                             Drive : Approximately 1 Hour (35 km)

On arrival in Sri Lanka you will be met and assisted by our Airport Representative, who will direct you to your very own chauffeur who will transfer you to Colombo - the commercial capital of the country.

Once you check in at your hotel relax and recover from any jet lag. If you have spare time your chauffeur will introduce you to the sights and sounds of Colombo.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Colombo.

DAY 02 and 03

Destination : Nilambe Meditation Centre.                                      Drive : Approximately4 Hours(125km)

After breakfast leave for Kandy Meditation Centre. En route you will visit a spice garden in Matale.

Lessons on Meditation

The layman-teacher at the Meditation Centre stresses on the aspects of the Buddhist tradition with an emphasis on Metta (loving-kindness) and on the mindfulness in daily life. The centre is in beautiful surroundings above a tea plantation. Meditators are expected to adhere to the outlined schedule:

04.45 Wake up
05.00 Group Meditation
06.00 Tea
06.30 Hatha Yoga
07.30 Breakfast
08.30 Working Meditation
09.30 Group Meditation
11.00 Individual and Outdoor Meditation
12.00 Lunch
12.30 Rest/Reading (Library open 12.30pm-1.30pm)
14.30 Group Meditation
16.00 Tea/Developing Right Speech
16.30 Hatha Yoga
17.30 Watching the sunset/Individual Meditation
18.30 Chanting and Group Meditation
19.30 Snack
20.00 Discussion or Talk (not every day)
21.00 Take Rest

Overnight Stay : Nilambe Meditation Centre.

DAY 04

Destination : Kandy.                                   Drive : Approximately 20mins (9 km)

After breakfast visit the famous pink painted Temple of the Tooth which houses the most sacred religious relic, the tooth of the Buddha, the Kandy Lake built in 1807 which is an attractive centerpiece to the town.

Destination : Dambulla.                                  Drive : Approximately 2 ½ Hours(72km)

Afterwards leave for Dambulla and explore the famous Golden Rock cave temple which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A sacred pilgrimage site for 22 centuries, this cave monastery, a vast isolated rock mass with its five caverns is the largest best preserved cave-temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Dambulla.

DAY 05

Destination : Rose Quartz Mountain.                   Drive: Approximately ½ an Hour (20km)

After breakfast visit the Rose Quartz Mountain and the significant dry mixed evergreen forest, which is more than 1000 hectares of Ironwood forest and 72 other healing plants. The massive pink quartz mountain is the largest Rose Quartz Mountain in Asia, well known for its healing properties and one of the most spiritual places for Meditation.

Return to your hotel on completion.

Overnight Stay : Hotel in Dambulla.

DAY 06

Destination: Sigiriya.                    Drive: Approximately 1 ½ Hours (67 km)

After breakfast leave for Sigiriya. Begin the morning by climbing the rock fortress of Sigiriya - a 5th Century "Fortress in the Sky". Afterward head for Aluthgama, and check in at your hotel.

Overnight Stay : Lanka Princess Hotel in Aluthgama                  Drive: Approximately 5 Hours (232 km)


Destination : Aluthgama.            Drive: N/A

Spend your day experiencing Ayurvedic Treatment, Meditation, and Yoga at the hotel, which is renowned for personalized Ayurvedic treatments, meditation, yoga and leisure facilities, focused on the rejuvenation of the body and mind to cater to the modern traveller seeking relaxation.

Treatments and classes are designed to deliver a vibrant, enlivening experience for guests from all over the world. Lanka Princess Hotel exudes the spirit of ancient Ayurvedic philosophies, while offering a strong sense of individuality infused with its Sri Lankan heritage.

The hotel offers daily meditation to guests.

Twice a week meditation takes place on the small temple island in front of the hotel. This island is an oasis of tranquillity and helps guests to experience calm clarity on the shores of the Indian Ocean surrounded by the tropical nature. The hotel offers daily group yoga sessions conducted by experienced tutors. Regular yoga classes will refine the core muscles, which are important for good posture and strong bones resulting in a slim, defined body.

Several studies have shown that yoga helps to reduce the stress hormone cortisol, lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar levels.

Breast cancer patients can benefit enormously from this meditative practice and will feel psychologically and physically comfortable with yoga. Improve your beauty from within by eliminating toxins and giving a healthy glow to your skin.

Yoga has proven effective for sleep disorders, depression, restlessness and stress relief, and is recognized by most health insurance providers as a preventive measure against illness. Improve coordination and endurance as you embark on what could be a life-changing experience.

Meals – three times a day plus non-alcoholic beverages.

Overnight Stay : Lanka Princess Hotel in Aluthgama.

DAY 07

Destination : Aluthgama.                  Drive: N/A

Repeat previous day's meditation or blissfully spend your time as you wish whether it be indulging in fine spa treatment or relaxing by the beautiful Indian Ocean. Meals – three times a day plus non-alcoholic beverages.

Overnight Stay : Lanka Princess Hotel in Aluthgama.

DAY 08

Destination : Airport.                            Drive : Approximately 2 ½ Hours (95km)

Now that you are at the end of your journey with us, after breakfast your chauffeur will comfortably take you to the international airport in time for your departure flight.

We hope your adventure with us was enjoyable and wish you a safe and pleasant flight home!