The term "AYURVEDA" derives from Sanskrit, from the words Ayur, that is, duration of life or longevity, and Veda, that is knowledge: it is therefore a question of "knowledge of life, or science of living", but not only, because Ayurveda it is a very large and complex medical system, including aspects of prevention, as well as care, which allow, if strictly applied, to live longer, improve one's health and respect one's body. 

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The term "AYURVEDA" derives from Sanskrit, from the words Ayur, that is, duration of life or longevity, and Veda, that is knowledge: it is therefore a question of "knowledge of life, or science of living", but not only, because Ayurveda it is a very large and complex medical system, including aspects of prevention, as well as care, which allow, if strictly applied, to live longer, improve one's health and respect one's body. 

Ayurveda is in fact concerned with the well-being of people from all points of view, therefore in their physical, mental and spiritual aspect: the purpose is to help sick people to heal them-selves, and healthy people to maintain their well-being, preventing the diseases.

You'll be able to discover the secrets of Ayurveda and enjoy several beauty and health treatments by specialized professionals during this trip in Sri Lanka. Moreover, during this 6 days and 5 nights tour, you will visit several cultural cities, such as Dambulla, Anuradhapura, Sigiriya and Polonnaruwa.

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Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Colombo
  • End Colombo
  • Countries
    • Sri Lanka
  • City
    • Colombo
    • Anurādhapura
    • Sigiriya
    • Polonnaruwa
    • Dambulla
  • Theme Wellness
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our highest standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Colombo - Dambulla
    Day 1 Transfer by car
    Arrival in Colombo in the morning and transfer to Dambulla (about 5 and a half hour). Hotel accommodation. In the afternoon meeting with the Ayurvedic doctor with whom the program suitable for individual needs will be established, and which in any case always includes a series of basic treatments common to all.
     
    Included: Accommodation, Transportation, Doctor Consultation.
    Visited places:
    • Colombo
  • 2
    Dambulla - Anuradhapura - Dambulla
    Day 2 Transfer by car
    In the morning excursion to Anuradhapura, the first Sinhalese capital, from the 4thcentury BC to the 10thcentury. Afternoon dedicated to Ayurvedic treatments.
     
    Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Ayurvedic Treatments.
    Visited places:
    • Colombo
    • Anurādhapura
    • Dambulla
  • 3
    Dambulla - Sigiriya - Dambulla
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    In the morning with a short catamaran ride on Lake Kandalama you will reach a point where one or two elephants go to bathe together with their "Mahouts": it will be possible to participate in the exciting bathing experience, playing with elephants in the water and rewarding them in the end with delicious fruit! 
     
    You will then return to the main road with another typical means of transport, the tractor, and from there you will continue by car to Sigiriya. Visit the imposing fortress (declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), built on the rock in the fifth century. And over 600 feet high (the climb will take about a couple of hours, because there are more than a thousand steps!).
     
    Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees.
    Visited places:
    • Dambulla
    • Sigiriya
  • 4
    Dambulla - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla
    Day 4 Transfer by car
    In the morning visit of Polonnaruwa (also declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO), the second ancient capital of the Sinhalese kingdom between the XI and the XIII century AD, whose temples and sculptures are among the best preserved in the country. Afternoon dedicated to Ayurvedic treatments.
     
    Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Ayurvedic Treatments.
    Visited places:
    • Dambulla
    • Polonnaruwa
  • 5
    Dambulla
    Day 5 Transfer by car
    In the morning visit the beautiful temples carved into the caves at Dambulla.
    At the end of the visit, with a short ride on a "crafted" catamaran on Lake Kandalama you will reach a point where one or two elephants go to take a bath together with their "mahouts": it will be possible to participate in the exciting bathing experience, playing with elephants in the water and rewarding them in the end with delicious fruit! You will then return to the main road with another typical means of transport, the tractor, and from here you will return to the Eco lodge by car. Afternoon dedicated to Ayurvedic treatments.
     
    Included: Accommodation, Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Tourist Guide, Entrance fees, Ayurvedic Treatments.
    Visited places:
    • Dambulla
  • 6
    Dambulla - Colombo
    Day 6 Transfer by car
    Morning still dedicated to Ayurvedic treatments; after lunch transfer to the airport in Colombo (about 5 hours and a half) and dinner at the hotel near the airport. No overnight stay. After dinner, transfer to the airport and board the night flight back to the home land.
     
    Included: Breakfast, Dinner, Transportation, Ayurvedic Treatments.
    Visited places:
    • Dambulla
    • Colombo
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation in shared Single/ Double or Twin/ Triple room with private bathroom.
    • Meals are as stated in the program.
    • Transfers and tours with local Italy/ English - speaking chauffeur guide in private air-conditioned Vehicle.
    • All entrance fees as mentioned in the program.
    • 500ml x 2 Water Bottle per day per person.
    • Airport Assistance.
    • Consultation, Individual Diagnosis & Treatment
    Price does not include
    • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
    • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the program.
    • Flights.
    • Anything not explicitly stated.