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Bawa and Beyond

- Sri Lanka

Duration

10 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

10 Day

Bawa and Beyond

From £ 2299/pp

OVERVIEW

Geoffrey Bawa is deemed to be the most prolific and inventive architect in Sri Lanka. Bawa is regarded as the most influential Asian architect of the 20th century and his works include, but are not limited to, hotels, private houses and public buildings. This tour takes you to some of the best properties and places designed by Jeoffrey Bawa, providing you with an exclusive opportunity to explore his inventive genius. Bawa not only applies his genius to the interiors but also to the exteriors, an excellent example being the Lunuganga Estate. The properties designed by Bawa are sure to thrill you with their architectural brilliance and beauty.


Sample itinerary

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Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Tours and Excursions
  • Meals as per Itinerary
Arrival in Colombo
Day: 1 | Arrival in Colombo

Be met at the airport and transferred to Negombo

Arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo. Our staff will assist with your transfer to your hotel in Negombo, the drive is approximately 45 minutes.

Check in to Jetw... ...read more

Kandalama
Day: 2 | Kandalama

Travel to Kandalama, making a stop at Dambulla

Post breakfast, head to Kandalama.


We make a stop at Dambulla to explore the Dambulla Cave Temple, famous for its rock paintings. Also known as the Golden Rock Temple... ...read more

Kandalama
Day: 3 | Kandalama

Explore the arts, history, and tradition of Kandalama

After breakfast, you will visit most dramatic sights of Sri Lanka, the enigmatic rocky outcrop of Sigiriya.


After that, you will visit the schoolmaster who will expla... ...read more

Kandy
Day: 4 | Kandy

Travel to Kandy

Enjoy breakfast before departing for Kandy, approximately three to three-and-a-half hours by road. Here we will visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, which houses the most impor... ...read more

Colombo
Day: 5 | Colombo

Drive to Colombo

Post breakfast, leave for Colombo and check-in at Paradise Road Tintagel. Once you have unpacked, visit Geoffrey Bawa’s Number 11. The residence displays art and artefacts from his col... ...read more

Bentota
Day: 6 | Bentota

Take a city tour in Colombo then leave for Bentota

After breakfast, head for a city tour. Visit Galle Face Green, the ocean-side urban park, Old Parliament, and Gangaraamaya Temple-famous for its modern architecture and cultural signif... ...read more

Bentota
Day: 7 | Bentota

City tour in Bentota

Today we enjoy a city tour, first up we visit Lunuganga Estate, The Brief Garden, and Bentota Railway Station. The Lunuganga Estate was Bawa’s country estate and his most extraordinary... ...read more

Tangalle
Day: 8 | Tangalle

Drive to Tangalle

Begin with breakfast and then head to Tangalle, making a stop at the Lighthouse Hotel for lunch.


We then visit Galle Fort- popular for its historical, archaeological,... ...read more

Tangalle
Day: 9 | Tangalle

A day at leisure

Today is at your leisure. Relax at your hotel and reflect on the week of unforgettable experiences.

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Departure
Day: 10 | Departure

Private transfer to the airport

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

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