A form of traditional medicine practised in Sri Lanka for many centuries, Ayurveda means ‘the science of life’ and emerged 5,000 years ago. The Ayurveda practised in Sri Lanka combines elements from the Ayurveda and Siddha systems of India and Unani medicine from Greece with traditional Sinhala and indigenous medicine.
Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, and is based on herbs and diet. Sri Lanka is blessed with an abundant supply of medicinal plants, herbs and spices, which are carefully used not just to heal or mitigate a particular disease or ailment, but also to promote the overall wellbeing of the patient. It also emphasises harmony of body, mind and spirit. This particular tour is ideal for those who are looking at combining their holiday with a emphasis on health and wellbeing.
Arrive and transfer to Negombo for the first night’s stay.
Overnight in Jetwing Ayurveda Pavillion.
Day 2 & 3
You will be transferred to Kandy Samadhi Centre after having breakfast at the hotel. Spend two nights here enaging in Yoga sessions, meditating and training yourself for the Ayurvedic treatments that are going to be offered in the next couple days.
Kandy offers the opportunity to visit one of the most sacred pilgrim sites of the Buddhist, the temple of the tooth, a UNESCO World heritage sites.
Overnight in Kandy Samadhi Centre.
Day 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10
Transfer to the South coast after breakfast. You will spend the rest of the nights (7) either in Siddhalepa Ayurvedic Resort or Barbeyn Beach in Weligama.
Things you can do: It’s all about Ayurveda treatments including the Ayurveda spa, massages, mental and physical therapies and so on.
Transfer to the Airport in time for the departure.
**This itinerary can be customised according to your preference. Contact Steuart Holidays for assistance**
Negombo - A Quaint Fishing Village
Kandy - Cultural Center of Sri Lanka