Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style

12 days from $6,816 per person*
  • Hike Sri Lanka’s leafy countryside in search of hidden Buddhist temples.
  • Find true serenity on a wellness retreat among the mist-clad peaks of Sri Lanka’s lush Hill Country.
  • Follow in the footsteps of ancient monarchs as you explore the Sacred City of Anuradhapura.
  • Pursue close encounters with Indian Ocean’s aquatic giants onboard a private boat.
  • Featuring a handpicked selection of premium and luxury accommodations.
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Journey back in time in Cultural Triangle’s ancient cities, get pampered in the refreshingly cool Hill Country and relax in style on Sri Lanka’s sun-drenched golden beaches. Boasting far more attractions than can ever be listed, the once inaccessible “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” simply cannot be missed.

Starting from Colombo, embark on an enticingly exotic adventure through Sri Lanka. Travel to the heart of the Cultural Triangle and discover the legendary settlements of Sinhalese kings. Escape the tropical heat and head to Kandy; feel the magnetism of its spiritual sites and stroll among rice paddies in search of hidden temples. Continue to Ella and hike the verdant hills carpeted with ubiquitous tea plantations. For a luxurious beach break, journey south to Weligama and spend some time basking in the sun before venturing out into the Indian Ocean in pursuit of majestic whales. Your last stop is the coastal town of Galle with its UNESCO-listed Fort, a synthesis of the country’s colonial history. Immerse yourself in the local customs as you participate in the solemn puja rituals at a nearby Buddhist temple before heading back to Colombo.

Kensington Tours creates private trips from the world’s finest ingredients. Tailor-made with care by your personal Destination Expert, your personalized trip is always a one-of-a-kind experience made just for you. Expert local guidance and 24/7 service come standard.

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Colombo
    Colombo
    • Airport Meet & Greet
    • Private Transfer - Airport - Vehicle/Guide
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Colombo to Anuradhapura
    Colombo to Anuradhapura
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Colombo - Anuradhapura [4.5 hrs] - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - Anuradhapura City Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Anuradhapura
    Anuradhapura
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Sigiriya Rock Fortress Experience (6 hrs) - Transfer/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Anuradhapura to Kandy
    Anuradhapura to Kandy
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Anuradhapura - Kandy [3 hrs] - Vehicle/Driver
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day City Tour & Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5 Kandy
    Kandy
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Paddy and Pagoda Promenade with Galdaladeniya Temple & Lankathilake Temple (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6 Kandy to Ella
    Kandy to Ella
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Kandy - Ella [by Vehicle & Train (6 hrs)] - Vehicle/Guide/Train
  • Day 7 Ella
    Ella
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Ella Highlands Hiking Tour (3 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
  • Day 8 Ella to Weligama
    Ella to Weligama
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Ella - Weligama [5 hrs] - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 9 Weligama
    Weligama
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Tour - Whale Watching (6 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Boat
    Breakfast
  • Day 10 Weligama
    Weligama
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Leisure Days
    Breakfast
  • Day 11 Galle to Weligama
    Galle to Weligama
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Weligama - Galle [1 hr] - Vehicle/Guide
    • Private Tour - 1/2 Day Spiritual Journey with Yatagala Buddhist Temple (2 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Breakfast
  • Day 12 Galle
    Galle
    • English Speaking Private Guide - Chauffeur
    • Private Transfer - Galle - Colombo [Airport - 2 hrs 45 mins] - Vehicle/Guide
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Colombo

For your added comfort, your English speaking chauffeur guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area with a sign with your name on it and accompany you to your accommodation.

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer between the airport and your hotel in Colombo. 

Accommodation: Uga Residence

Nestled between the shady Park Street and the tranquil lakeside Buddhist temple of Gangarama, the Residence by Uga Escapes is one of the most lavish boutique hotels in Colombo. Built back in the 19th century by a barrister named Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee, it is one of the few remaining buildings of its kind in Colombo. Originally a family home, the house was designed to host receptions and entertainment on a grand scale, with great halls, expansive gardens and stables for visitors' carriage-horses. Today, Residence is a unique, 11-suite luxury resort in the heart of Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, offering guests the perfect secluded spot from which to explore the bustling city of Colombo. Guests can enjoy a variety of gastronomic experiences at the on-site restaurant, featuring a suave blend of traditional and contemporary cuisine, as well as fresh ingredients and imaginative presentation.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Uga Residence
Uga Residence
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Uga Residence Lobby
Uga Residence Lobby

Day 2: Colombo - Anuradhapura

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer from Colombo to Anuradhapura. The approximate travel time is four hours and 30 minutes.

Apart from being a UNESCO-listed, renowned archaeological site, the captivating ancient city of Anuradhapura to this day remains a live place of worship for pilgrims who come to visit its storied sacred sites. Accompanied by your guide, set out to discover this mesmerizing city on a private tour. Upon arrival, take your time to explore the sights, taking in the mystical atmosphere of a place lost in time. Admire the ubiquitous dagobas (Buddhist stupas), ancient temples and pools, and let your guide introduce you to the intriguing history of Sri Lanka’s first capital. See the world’s oldest surviving planted tree, the 2000 year-old holy Sri Maha Bodhi, and listen to the fascinating legend surrounding its origins. Your tour ends with a private transfer back to your hotel.  

Accommodation: Ulagalla Resort

Nestled in a village in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, Ulagalla Resort collides a previous era with the modern comforts of the present. Tucked away in the lush landscape by the Ulagalla Wewa, Ulagalla Resort is a historic mansion transformed into a modern haven. Combining tradition with technology, the resort embraces privacy, individuality, indulgence and satisfaction. Experience extravagance in this inimitable hotel located in the heart of the Cultural Triangle. Each luxurious chalet is equipped with a private plunge pool, and delectable meals are served according to your schedule. Horseback riding, kayaking, archery are some of the activities available at the hotel. Immerse yourself in true Sri Lankan culture, history, and nature at this enchanting sanctuary. 

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Dagoba in Anuradhapura
Dagoba in Anuradhapura
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura

Day 3: Anuradhapura

Step back in time and discover one of Sri Lanka’s crown jewels as you explore the marvelous rock fortress of Sigiriya with your private guide. The site was the domain of King Kashyapa whose goal was to build an impregnable fortress and a heavenly abode within it. This morning, meet your private guide and head south to Sigiriya. Upon reaching this awe-inspiring natural wonder proudly soaring over the Sri Lankan countryside, start the climb of 1200 steps before you reach the top. On your way admire the famous Sigiriya frescoes depicting wasp-waisted buxom maidens bearing flowers. Head to the nearby Mirror Wall for an opportunity to see ancient graffities dating as far back as the sixth century. When you reach the top of the Fortress, take in the most scenic bird’s-eye view of the leafy emerald meadows and villages beneath you. Begin exploring the ruins of the structures that once graced this area, take your time and enjoy one of the world’s best-preserved examples of ancient urban planning. Your Sigiriya discovery takes approximately 1.5 to 3 hours, depending on the pace you wish to ascent. Climbing to the top may be strenuous for some travelers, but your reward is an unforgettable experience and stunning views from the top. After the conclusion of your tour you will be privately transferred back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Ulagalla Resort
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Day 4: Anuradhapura - Kandy

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer from Anuradhapura to Kandy. The approximate travel time is three hours.

Kandy belongs to the fabric of legends. While Sri Lanka was under the Portuguese and Dutch rule, the Kings of Kandy remained defiant and independent. It was much later during the British rule that Kandy finally fell to the biggest empire in the world. Accompanied by your private chauffeur guide, venture off into the streets of Kandy, experiencing its rich culture and exploring the vibrant local markets. Today Kandy has grown to a sizeable city that still retains touches of its colonial history in buildings such as the Queen's hotel, a beautiful 19th century neoclassical beauty. Wander around the Kandy Lake and the town’s characterful neighborhoods and get a feel for this wonderful place. Continue to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic which is, without a doubt, the city’s biggest pride and one of the world’s holiest Buddhist shrines. Head inside this religious complex and feel in awe of its spiritual magnetism. Upon the conclusion of your tour you will be privately transferred to your hotel.

Accommodation: Santani Wellness Resort & Spa

Situated within one of the world’s lushest environments, Santani Wellness Resort & Spa is a great place to start your wellness retreat. This boutique hotel is located north of Kandy, close to the Knuckles Range. The property is built on the site of an old tea plantation in an area that embodies Sri Lanka's legendary beauty; verdant hills, gently undulating landscapes, and whooshing rivers abound.  The holistic architecture fits perfectly with the land and lets the nature’s rhythms lull you back to life. With an onsite dining plan customized to your personal needs, there is never a need to worry about what will be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Santani’s wellness programs in Ayurveda, detox, yoga, and spa combine on-site pampering with enlightened learning for a healthy living long after you leave these naturally rejuvenating surroundings. Santani Wellness Resort & Spa is a peaceful getaway in beautiful Sri Lanka.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Kandy
Kandy

Day 5: Kandy

Take a break from the bustling city life, slip on your walking shoes and take a stroll though the verdant Sri Lankan countryside to discover the true essence of Kandy. Meet your private guide and take a short drive away from the city center before arriving in the village of Pilimathalawa. Here, embark on a fascinating walk that connects the legendary temples of Galdaladeniya and Lankthilake, gracefully hidden away in the lush hills surrounding Kandy. Start off by exploring the Galadaladeniya Temple, marvel at the intricate wood carvings and listen to your guide unveil this site’s proud Buddhist heritage dating back to the era of the ancient kingdoms. Next, set on the beautiful village trail taking you towards the Lankathilake Temple. On your way, experience the warm Sri Lankan hospitality as you stop by a local home for a drink of king coconut to quench your thirst. Walk along the ubiquitous rice paddies, watch the friendly residents work in their fields, and look out for their eager waves and smiling faces. Make stops along the way and let your knowledgeable guide introduce you to the various types of local vegetation. As you arrive at the Lankthilake Temple, take in its impressive whitewashed exterior and sweeping roofs, and admire the views of the surrounding mountains. Continue with a visit to a local master craftsman, a descendant of a long line of professional optometrists bound to the service of the kings as far back as the XIV century. Watch as he demonstrates how he and his ancestors have been using rough minerals to create lenses throughout the years. Your tour concludes with a private transfer back to your hotel.

Accommodation: Santani Wellness Resort & Spa
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Sri Lankan Countryside
Sri Lankan Countryside

Day 6: Kandy - Ella

Today you will embark on a scenic train journey through Sri Lanka's hill country. Your English-Speaking chauffeur guide will transfer you to the train station and assist you with boarding the train to Ella. Upon your arrival in Ella, the same chauffeur guide will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. Total journey time is approximately 6 hours. It’s a spectacular scenic experience. The train passes along the mountain edges, with wonderful views of the lush valleys down below and tea factories clinging to the hillsides. Not surprisingly, this particular stretch of the train’s journey is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.

Please note that your chauffeur guide will not be traveling with you on the train. They will however, pick you up at Ella station.

Accommodation: 98 Acres Resort & Spa

Experience the beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s scenic Hill Country while enjoying the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel. 98 Acres Resort and Spa is an elegant, chic hotel that stands on a scenic 98-acre tea estate, surrounded by stunning landscapes. This uniquely designed resort blends perfectly with its natural surroundings, and it consists of charming chalets mostly made of recyclable materials. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort. Rough-hewn granite slabs lend simple elegance to the floors of the chalets, adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw, adding to their rustic beauty. The exquisite countryside, breathtaking views, and exciting nature trails will assure that you have a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking hotels in the region.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Scenic Sri Lanka Train Journey
Scenic Sri Lanka Train Journey
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  98 Acres Resort & Spa
98 Acres Resort & Spa

Day 7: Ella

Today, with your English-speaking chauffeur guide, you will head high up to the highlands of Sri Lanka to see the charming town of Ella. Here the air is cooler, the vegetation is lush, and fruit grow aplenty in the pleasant hill climate. This is one of Sri Lanka's prime hiking destinations. If you are looking for a leisurely hike, head to the Little Adams Peak. The hike itself takes approximately 1 hour and the views of the valley and surrounding hills are truly breathtaking. If you are looking for a more challenging trek, head towards the Ella Rock. The walk will take you along the railroad tracks and toward a swinging metal bridge - those with vertigo don't look down! The hike continues past a eucalyptus forest. Here the climb can be a bit steep, and you will need to be in good physical shape to attempt it. Local farmers will guide you all the way (the farmers are not professional guides and speak little English). Once you reach the summit, enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding peaks and verdant valleys. The hike takes approximately 3-4 hours depending on your pace.

Accommodation: 98 Acres Resort & Spa
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Ella Highlands Hike
Ella Highlands Hike

Day 8: Ella - Weligama

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer from Ella to Weligama. The approximate travel time is five hours. 

Accommodation: Cape Weligama

Set atop a picturesque singular promontory rising 40 meters above the Indian Ocean, the Relais & Chateaux Cape Weligama is a luxury cliff-top resort in an awe-inspiring setting. Stunning panoramas await you, naturally complementing the 39 private retreats designed by one of Asia's most celebrated architects, Lek Bunnag. Cape Weligama's stylish accommodations are surrounded by tropical gardens, and each room is named after a distinguished explorer or writer whose historic Ceylon journey captures the spirit of Cape Weligama. The hotel offers an array of international dining venues. Enjoy Weligama's iconic sunsets, and take a dip in the 60-metre crescent-shaped infinity pool that appears to flow seamlessly into the shimmering sea. Watch the timeless breezes form elegant swells that unfurl onto the sun-kissed sand and settle in for your perfect Sri Lankan getaway.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Weligama Beach
Weligama Beach

Day 9: Weligama

From December to March, swarms of Blue whales, Sperm whales, and Fin whales can be sighted swimming about freely in the sapphire waters off the southern coast of Sri Lanka. Early this morning, meet your private chauffeur guide and head to Mirissa for an unparalleled opportunity to admire these aquatic giants in their natural habitat. Venture out into the sea aboard a private boat and keep your eyes peeled for the whales as you enjoy your breakfast. Once your guide spots the whales, you will be invited to the front of the boat for the best possible views. You will also get a chance to jump into the azure waters of the Indian Ocean and take a refreshing swim or snorkel. On your way back, a lunch is served as you enjoy the views of the lighthouse and the beach in the distance. After getting back to the shore you will be privately transferred back to your hotel in Weligama.

Accommodation: Cape Weligama
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Whale Watching
Whale Watching
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Cape Weligama
Cape Weligama

Day 10: Weligama

Accommodation: Cape Weligama

Day 11: Galle - Weligama

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer from Weligama to Galle. The approximate travel time is one hour. 

Embark on a spiritual journey outside of Galle as you are whisked away to the age-old site of the Yatagala Buddhist Temple and participate in a traditional Puja ritual. Meet your private guide and hop on a tuk tuk that will take you to the Temple located approximately a 20-minute ride away from Galle. Drive on the back roads through the lush and green paddy fields, see the villagers harvesting their crops or having a friendly chat with their neighbors while sipping on some toddy freshly extracted from a nearby palm tree. Once on site, climb the stairs up to the Yatagala Temple. Feel the peaceful, yet mystical atmosphere crawl up from your toes and calm your mind from the moment you rid of your footwear. Discover the site with your guide and let them take you on a spiritual journey, purging the body and mind from negative thoughts and paying tribute to Buddha. This symbolic act practiced by every Sri Lankan Buddhist imbues a sense of happiness, peace, and relief. Feel impressed as you stand in front of the big Buddha statue and offer the traditional Pichcha Flowers. Immerse yourself in the local culture as you burn incense, light up votive lamps and offer water to the sacred Bodhi Tree. All the while, your expert local guide will explain the exact meaning of these Pujas. After the offerings are made, receive the blessing from the devoted monks. As you explore this sacred temple, admire the reclining Buddha statue and marvel at the colorful mural paintings. Knee down facing Buddha, hold on to your Pirith Noola and close your eyes while your body and spirit are lulled by the sound of the Pali chants. Your tour ends with a private transfer back to your hotel.   

Accommodation: Amangalla

Set among lush gardens, within the Galle Fort, Amangalla is the stately grande dame in the city of Galle. Beautifully restored and brought to life by antique furnishings, this 17th century Colonial-style building features 30 rooms and suites, connected by a two-story garden house. The hotel serves as a perfect base for your exploration of Galle’s historical district. Furnished with period chairs and tables, crisp white linen and antique silverware, the high-ceilinged Dining Room is an intimate setting for meals, showcasing the best in local produce. The splendid Amangalla hotel is part of Sri Lanka’s living heritage, imbued with colonial gentility and contemporary energy.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Yatagala Buddhist Temple
Yatagala Buddhist Temple
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Galle
Galle

Day 12: Galle

A private vehicle with an English-speaking chauffeur guide will provide a transfer between Galle and the International Airport in Colombo. The approximate travel time is two hours and 45 minutes.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions set out at www.kensingtontours.com/terms-and-conditions
  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Uga Residence : Colombo

Nestled between the shady Park Street and the tranquil lakeside Buddhist temple of Gangarama, the Residence by Uga Escapes is one of the most lavish boutique hotels in Colombo. Built back in the 19th century by a barrister named Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee, it is one of the few remaining buildings of its kind in Colombo. Originally a family home, the house was designed to host receptions and entertainment on a grand scale, with great halls, expansive gardens and stables for visitors' carriage-horses. Today, Residence is a unique, 11-suite luxury resort in the heart of Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, offering guests the perfect secluded spot from which to explore the bustling city of Colombo. Guests can enjoy a variety of gastronomic experiences at the on-site restaurant, featuring a suave blend of traditional and contemporary cuisine, as well as fresh ingredients and imaginative presentation.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Uga Residence
Uga Residence
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Uga Residence Lobby
Uga Residence Lobby

Ulagalla Resort : Anuradhapura

Nestled in a village in the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, Ulagalla Resort collides a previous era with the modern comforts of the present. Tucked away in the lush landscape by the Ulagalla Wewa, Ulagalla Resort is a historic mansion transformed into a modern haven. Combining tradition with technology, the resort embraces privacy, individuality, indulgence and satisfaction. Experience extravagance in this inimitable hotel located in the heart of the Cultural Triangle. Each luxurious chalet is equipped with a private plunge pool, and delectable meals are served according to your schedule. Horseback riding, kayaking, archery are some of the activities available at the hotel. Immerse yourself in true Sri Lankan culture, history, and nature at this enchanting sanctuary. 

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Ulagalla Resort Exterior
Ulagalla Resort Exterior
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Guest room
Guest room

Santani Wellness Resort & Spa: Kandy

Situated within one of the world’s lushest environments, Santani Wellness Resort & Spa is a great place to start your wellness retreat. This boutique hotel is located north of Kandy, close to the Knuckles Range. The property is built on the site of an old tea plantation in an area that embodies Sri Lanka's legendary beauty; verdant hills, gently undulating landscapes, and whooshing rivers abound.  The holistic architecture fits perfectly with the land and lets the nature’s rhythms lull you back to life. With an onsite dining plan customized to your personal needs, there is never a need to worry about what will be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Santani’s wellness programs in Ayurveda, detox, yoga, and spa combine on-site pampering with enlightened learning for a healthy living long after you leave these naturally rejuvenating surroundings. Santani Wellness Resort & Spa is a peaceful getaway in beautiful Sri Lanka.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Santani Wellness Resort & Spa
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Santani Wellness Resort & Spa Pool
Santani Wellness Resort & Spa Pool

98 Acres Resort & Spa : Ella

Experience the beauty and serenity of Sri Lanka’s scenic Hill Country while enjoying the luxurious comforts of a boutique hotel. 98 Acres Resort and Spa is an elegant, chic hotel that stands on a scenic 98-acre tea estate, surrounded by stunning landscapes. This uniquely designed resort blends perfectly with its natural surroundings, and it consists of charming chalets mostly made of recyclable materials. Discarded railway sleepers are put to good use in the making of decks and walls at the resort. Rough-hewn granite slabs lend simple elegance to the floors of the chalets, adorned with thatched roofs of ‘Illuk’ straw, adding to their rustic beauty. The exquisite countryside, breathtaking views, and exciting nature trails will assure that you have a memorable holiday at one of the most breathtaking hotels in the region.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  98 Acres Resort & Spa
98 Acres Resort & Spa
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  98 Acres Resort & Spa Pool
98 Acres Resort & Spa Pool

Cape Weligama: Weligama

Set atop a picturesque singular promontory rising 40 meters above the Indian Ocean, the Relais & Chateaux Cape Weligama is a luxury cliff-top resort in an awe-inspiring setting. Stunning panoramas await you, naturally complementing the 39 private retreats designed by one of Asia's most celebrated architects, Lek Bunnag. Cape Weligama's stylish accommodations are surrounded by tropical gardens, and each room is named after a distinguished explorer or writer whose historic Ceylon journey captures the spirit of Cape Weligama. The hotel offers an array of international dining venues. Enjoy Weligama's iconic sunsets, and take a dip in the 60-metre crescent-shaped infinity pool that appears to flow seamlessly into the shimmering sea. Watch the timeless breezes form elegant swells that unfurl onto the sun-kissed sand and settle in for your perfect Sri Lankan getaway.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Cape Weligama
Cape Weligama
Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Cape Weligama Pool
Cape Weligama Pool

Amangalla : Galle

Set among lush gardens, within the Galle Fort, Amangalla is the stately grande dame in the city of Galle. Beautifully restored and brought to life by antique furnishings, this 17th century Colonial-style building features 30 rooms and suites, connected by a two-story garden house. The hotel serves as a perfect base for your exploration of Galle’s historical district. Furnished with period chairs and tables, crisp white linen and antique silverware, the high-ceilinged Dining Room is an intimate setting for meals, showcasing the best in local produce. The splendid Amangalla hotel is part of Sri Lanka’s living heritage, imbued with colonial gentility and contemporary energy.

Spiritual Sri Lanka in Style Tours 2019 - 2020 -  Amangalla
Amangalla
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
  • Diana C — April 29, 2019 — India & Area

    We had an amazing experience. Our guides in Agra and Delhi were excellent. We had a wonderful driver who was with us from Dehli to Agra, and again in Agra and Delhi. We felt well taken care of with all the greeters and assistants at every step of our journey. We felt safe and well cared for from the pick up at the cruise terminal in Mangalore until our drop off at the door of the cruise terminal in Mumbai. I have already recommended Kensington to all the jealous fellow cruisers on our ship, and many times since our first Kensington tour in Africa. You never disappoint!

  • Aparna M — December 22, 2018 — India & Area

    What an organized, well put together company! From the moment I reached out online to the last minute details even a day or two before our trip, Kensington took care of my every need and created the perfect itinerary, with attention to every single detail. My main destination expert, Katie was absolutely incredible, capturing our most favorite interests and activities in this trip. She listened to me, asked for my preferences and priorities and passions and put together the most fabulous trip that was personalized just for us! She even incorporated personal time for us to spend with family as part of the itinerary. From the moment we got off the plane to the moment we boarded our return flight back home we were never left to struggle and we were well cared for throughout the entire 2 week trip. My local Kensington contact Chhaya was also wonderful, periodically checking on me by phone to ensure that our every need was met. The company situated every detail of our trip and we felt well cared for and situated in every town we visited. It was an incredible experience that we will remember forever and I will always seek Kensington for our experiential trips around the world. Thank you for an absolutely phenomenal journey Kensington!

  • Frances H — December 31, 2018 — India & Area

    The Kensington experience was beyond professional. We were treated like VIPs everywhere we went. I have never been treated so well on any trip before. Their attention to detail is excellent and responsive to our last minute changes was greatly appreciated. Thank you for the trip of a lifetime to India.

  • Paul M — February 14, 2019 — India & Area

    We were extremely pleased with the careful attention to service details by Kensington and its representatives. After seeing large tour buses of tourists on our India trip, we appreciate even more the value of small and nimble groups. The guides and driver were first-rate and were willing to accommodate minor changes to the schedule to fit our interests.

  • Sandra A — January 31, 2019 — India & Area

    Everyone was wonderful to work with. The trip was wonderful, and we learned so much about history and culture. The drivers and guides were great! The best thing was that we never felt out of touch. Sagrika Bisht was lovely and always available. She provided us with her contact details and checked up on us throughout the trip to ensure we were enjoying ourselves. Our driver, Pyar was wonderful and always there for us. He made us feel very safe on the busy streets. We always felt KT was there with us overseeing everything. The welcome gift prepared was lovely and Laura did a great job planning. She helped pick out things to do and see and we truly appreciate her!

  • Elizabeth P. — January 28, 2019 — India & Area

    The trip overall exceeded our expectations! The organization, tours, guides, and accommodations were all very good.

  • Kenneth D. — January 19, 2019 — India & Area

    Jennifer May did a fantastic job in preparing the logistics for our almost month long trip to India and Sri Lanka. Everything went smoothly without any problems. The hotels were great as were the itinerary and the guides.

  • Margarita C. — June 24, 2018 — India & Area

    Melissa Stankovich, our Destination Expert, was excellent from beginning to end. Courteous, knowledgeable, and prompt with her responses to our queries.

  • Glendora P. — June 26, 2018 — India & Area

    The most outstanding personnel for our trip to India was Jaggi the driver. He was professional, warm and very accommodating. The guide in Jaipur was also first rate.

  • Karen K. — January 15, 2019 — India & Area

    Kensington and Mark, our Destination Expert, did a fantastic job and I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone as well as use them again. Thank you Mark for a great trip!

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