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Sri Lanka’s Treasures: From Cinnamon to Sea Turtles

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Program #19868RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jan 12, 2014
Program begins on Day 2 in the early evening at the program hotel in Colombo.
You will be staying at the Kingsbury Colombo that night.
Location: Colombo
Transportation to site: Colombo Airport is 31Km away from Kingsbury Hotel the from and approximately one hour drive (during rush hour it could take up to hour thirty minutes). You may also get an airport taxi service supervised by the Airport and Aviation Services (S/L)LTD which operates from a counter in the arrival Lobby.

End of Program
Jan 24, 2014
The program ends on Day 13 after breakfast at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the The Sands by Aitken Spence Hotel the night before.
Location: Kulatara
Nearest city or town: It is located approximately 40 km south of the capital Colombo.
Nearest airport: Colombo Airport
Transportation to site: The Sands by Aitken Spence Hotel is a 2-hour drive from the Colombo Airport. You may want to inquire with the concierge at the Hotel about alternative transportation services from the hotel to the airport. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.
Type: Five-Star Hotel

Description: There are 229 rooms in this regal edifice, and every one of them faces the sea. That’s just one of the many delights you’ll discover with us. Elegance and charm in the design and ambience, modern amenities, luxurious comfort and impeccable service, all make living with us a classical, yet contemporary experience. The guest rooms are adorned in earth tone colours, white marble bathrooms and furniture in relaxing ivory tones to offer a lingering sense of luxury and space.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
48 Jandhipathi Mawatha
Colombo, Sri Lanka
phone: +94 11 2421221
web: http://thekingsbury.lk/accommodation

Room amenities: Complimentary mineral water Spacious wardrobe IDD Activated Telephones Digital safe Air conditioning with temperature control Complimentary Newspaper Writing table and chair Electric shaver outlet Electric adapters Iron and board Tea and coffee making facilities Weighing Scale Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary

Facility amenities: Daily housekeeping 24 Hour In-room dining 24 Hour Laundry Service Shoe Shine Service

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The revamped hotel also features a gymnasium, night club, shopping arcade, spa and pool. For relaxation, guests can rejuvenate themselves in the steam bath or enjoy sauna facilities. The Sweeping Ocean and garden views accompany the buffet spreads at the hotel’s main restaurant. There is also an ala carte dining restaurant and coffee shop. Refreshing cocktails are also available at the pool bar.

Ship Information: x

Contact info:
Kudawaskaduwa.
Waskaduwa
Kalutara, 12000 Sri Lanka
phone: +011 94 34 2 228484
Room amenities: Air conditioning , an LCD TV with satellite and local channels, a mini bar that could be used at a cost, tea and coffee-making equipment, free bottled water, hairdryer, telephone and safe. All rooms are accessible to wheelchairs, and offer free Wi-Fi. The Hotel provides 24-hour room service, laundry service and dry cleaning.

Facility amenities: Bar/Lounge Business Center Fitness Center Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBA
Please call Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.


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11 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 10 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips

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