SRI LANKA ROAD TRIP 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 350€ per weeks
- Code : G/LK/SLRT2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
The Sri Lanka Road Trip is an Eco-Tourism travel project which means it is as environmentally friendly as possible. As part of this unique experience you will visit various distinctive regions and explore their exotic, unique and exciting culture. The road trip includes the world-famous Dutch Fort in Galle, the Royal Botanical Gardens, a Tea Factory, the Bahirawakanda Buddha statue and many sites of historical importance. Enjoy a natural Ayurvedic treatment, a boat trip along the Madu Ganga, and a visit to the famous 14th century ‘Three Temples’ with their intricate hand-carvings. The first week you will be introduced to Sri Lanka wherein you will witness cultural dance and music performances by artists, visit famous Buddhist and Hindu temples, learn Sri Lankan culinary, knowledge on culture and traditions and much more! On your second week you will climb the Ambuluwawa peak, visit the Lion’s rock – where you can see the ruins of an old castle built on a rock, and also visit the UNESCO World heritage site – the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. In addition, you will visit a few ancient temples in Kandy to witness the beautiful architecture and ride on the train enjoying the views of the misty hills. On the third week, we take you to the south eastern part of Sri Lanka where you will spend the remaining 5 days where you will visit ancient temples by tuk tuk or vans, relax by the pristine beach, go on a river safari, work at our very own turtle conservation project, visit Galle, and also visit a mine jewellery! The aim of this program is to bring you closer to the authentic Sri Lanka. Through different projects and activities, you will get to truly immerse yourself in the culture, customs and lifestyle.
About the Accommodation : You will be accommodated in one of our centers which are located 2-4 kilometers away from Kandy center. Furthermore, there is a refrigerator which you are welcome to use to store food and beverages. Food Arrangements : You will be provided with three meals a day on weekdays and two meals per day on weekends. The meals are a mix of Western and Sri Lankan food, consisting mainly of vegetarian dishes including rice and vegetables. You can also eat out at any of the local restaurants.
A route from the Central province of Sri Lanka to the Southern part of the country, passing many historical sites. The focal point of the journey would be Kandy.
Participants above the age of 65 should have medical clearance. Additional Equipment : Shoes suitable for hiking.