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9 Days - 8 Nights

Geoffrey Bawa: An Architectural Legacy Tour

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Geoffrey Bawa: An Architectural Legacy Tour

Look for architectural masterpieces in Sri Lanka and you will find the name 'Geoffrey Bawa' attached to them. This genius has left behind a legacy in this beautiful island, creating buildings, homes and hotels that are one with, and enhance the loveliness of the landscape.

Bawa is behind the term known as 'tropical modernism' in the world which he displayed through his myriad works. Beginning his career in the field in the mid 1900's, his architectural prowess is unlike any other. As such, his name is synonymous with innovation and perfection. While his work was centralized in Sri Lanka, he also brought to life, architectural creations in Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan and a host of other countries. 

Detailed


Itinerary

Day 1 – Architecture seamlessly blended with nature

  • You will be greeted by our Taya Finch representative upon arrival.
  • Thereafter proceed to Dambulla for hotel check in.
  • Conduct a hotel inspection of Heritance Kandalama Hotel – a Geoffrey Bawa design.
  • Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 2 – Take a step back in time

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to Polonnaruwa and visit the ancient ruins to conduct a sightseeing tour.
  • Travel back to the hotel for some rest.
  • Thereafter proceed to Sigiriya and visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress.
  • Spend the rest of the evening at leisure, Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 3 – Relive the moments of yesteryears

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Thereafter travel to Matale and visit the Spice Garden.
  • Proceed to Kandy and visit the Sacred Temple of the Tooth followed by a Cultural Dance.
  • Proceed for hotel check in followed by the rest of the evening spent at leisure.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 4 – Be blessed and purified

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Thereafter proceed for a Kandy sightseeing tour.
  • Travel to Peradeniya and visit the Royal Botanical Garden.
  • Visit the Stone House, Kandy - a Geoffry Bawa creation, for a property inspection.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 5 – Discover a beachside artistic masterpiece

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to Ahungalla and proceed for hotel check in.
  • Visit Heritance Ahungalla, a Geoffrey Bawa designed property and conduct a property inspection.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing by the beach.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.


Day 6 – A lighthouse transformed with luxury

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Travel to Galle and visit the historic Galle Fort to conduct a sightseeing tour.
  • Thereafter visit Jetwing lighthouse for a property inspection - a Geoffrey Bawa property.
  • Spend the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.


 

Day 7 – Live like a royal

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit the Lunuganga Garden, a Geoffrey Bawa creation spanning 10 acres and once owned by the master architect himself.
  • Thereafter travel to Colombo and conduct a shopping excursion upon arrival.
  • Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 8 – A life of a great maestro

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit the Bawa Museum in Colombo.
  • Thereafter visit the Bawa residence No. 11 
  • Conduct a Colombo night sightseeing tour.
  • Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9 – A journey to Sri Lanka’s parliament

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit the Parliament of Sri Lanka – the greatest Geoffrey Bawa creation to date.
  • Proceed to the hotel and get ready for a departure to the airport in time for your return flight.


* Visiting the Parliament - conditions may apply

Terms & Conditions

  • The rates are indicative. They can vary according to the availabilities of flights and hotels.
  • Package is available from all destinations
  • Hotels shown are indicative. Alternate hotels of similar standards will be offered if they are not available at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Currency fluctuations will also impact the prices indicated.
  • Issue of the visa is at the sole discretion of the Sri Lankan immigration department.

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