Let’s Travel!

Following numerous inquiries from our dear friends we are delighted to share the exciting news that Bhante has graciously decided to lead a group on a journey to Sri Lanka in July 2024. This tour is meticulously curated to encompass hopefully anunforgettable exploration of the island’s rich historical sites, captivating natural wonders, vibrant cultural events, and a serene three-day Meditation retreat.

Embracing the essence of Sri Lanka’s profound heritage, these remarkable itinerary promises to carry you through time as you immerse yourself in the inspiring splendor of ancient cities, majestic temples, and several Sri Lankan world heritage sites. 

Nature lovers will find solace amidst the lush landscapes, fertiletea plantations, cascading waterfalls, and serene beaches that grace this tropical paradise. From breathtaking hikes to serene boat rides, every moment spent in the embrace of nature will rejuvenate your spirit and leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Our cultural adventures will offer an immersive experience, allowing you to witness vibrant festivals, traditional dance performances, and intricate craftsmanship firsthand. Engage with warm-hearted locals, partake in authentic culinary delights, and soak in the captivating traditions that have shaped Sri Lanka’s vibrant tapestry.

To ensure your inner journey matches the outer splendor, we have thoughtfully included a three-day Meditation retreat. Under the guidance of Bhante, you will have the opportunity to delve into insightful tranquility and embrace the transformative power of mindfulness amidst serene surroundings.

In terms of logistics, the estimated cost for this extraordinary adventure, inclusive of airfare($1800-$2000), is approximately $6000. This encompasses accommodation, ground transportation, guided tours, entry fees, safari, meals, and other essential services that will guarantee a seamless and remarkable experience throughout the journey. We also kindly ask you to make a donation to the TGN as a token of your gratitude to Bhante’s lead of this tour. Suggested donation: $500-$1000. 

We sincerely hope that you will join us on this once-in-a-lifetime journey, as we create cherished memories, forge deep connections, and immerse ourselves in the wonders of Sri Lanka. Prepare to be captivated, inspired, and transformed as we embark on this extraordinary voyage together.


Leaving US August 4 th or 5 th 2024

Day 1: Arrival in Colombo, transfer to Kandy 

Day 2: Visit Peradeniya Garden / Temple of Tooth 

Day 3: Discover the ancient city of Anuradhapura, exploring its temples, stupas, and historical sites. (Whild life) Optional 

Day 4: Minneriya national park or Horton Plains National Park 

Day 4: Visit the magnificent Sigiriya Rock Fortress and explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.

Day 5: Journey to Kandy, with a stop at the Dambulla Cave Temple en route. 

Day 6: Take a scenic train ride from Kandy to Ella, enjoying breathtaking views of tea plantations and hills. Link 

Day 7: Visit Horton Plains National Park, MinneriyaNatinal park hike to World’s End, and enjoy the stunning natural scenery. Nuwara Eliya.

Day 8-10: Enjoy a 3-day retreat in Kandy

Day 11: Visiting Kandy 

Day 12: Witness the grand cultural procession of the Kandy Perahera on July 19th.

Day 13: Visit Galle Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and explore the charming streets of Galle. Transfer to Bentota for overnight stay

Join the Adventure

If you would like to join us next year, let us know by sending an email to Bhante Sathi at [email protected]