Focused on the hill country and the South of the island, the Southern Culture Tour will introduce you to the wonders of Sri Lanka’s ancient civilization that’s off the beaten path across the flora & fauna of the island.
Sri Lanka is a land highly influenced by the Buddhist philosophy and this influence can be seen in the examples of art and architecture of a bygone era. You will appreciate the marvels of ancient engineering and craftsmanship that has enabled these creations to withstand the ravages of time, and stay intact to this day.
An ideal tour for nature lovers, and those who love landscapes and superb mountain scenery – attributes that Sri Lanka has in abundance.
From Colombo, visit the Kandy the last kingdom of Sri Lanka and the cultural icon of the Buddhists. You will visit the atmospheric temple Of the Buddha’s Tooth.
Kataragama, situated in the Deep South, is a great national pilgrim shrine, dedicated to God Skanda, venerated by Buddhists and Hindus and also visited by pilgrims of other faiths. You will encounter the vivid diversity of Sri Lanka at this sacred city.
Onwards to the quaint backstreets of Galle with maze of historic streets protected by the ramparts of a Dutch fort.
Your tour will end with a return to Colombo on the beautiful South Coast Road, passing picture-postcard tropical landscapes of the Deep South and South West of the island. A beach stay in addition to this tour will make a fantastic 2 week holiday in Sri Lanka.