New Private Sri Lanka Tours: Tea, Elephants, Buddhism, Luxury

New Private Sri Lanka Tours: Tea, Elephants, Buddhism, Luxury
• Touring a historic tea factory with the resident tea planter
• Learning to prepare Sri Lankan curry during a private cooking lesson
• Riding elephants at a private sanctuary
• Visiting a spice plantation
• Enjoying a private performance of traditional Sri Lankan dance and fire walking
• Exploring the monuments and ruins of ancient Buddhist cities
• Wildlife touring and private game drives in national parks
• Appointments at Ayurvedic spas
• Touring the country estate of influential Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa
• Staying at top luxury hotels and resorts that embrace the culture and history of Sri Lanka, including Amangalla and Tea Trails

“Our innovative Sri Lanka tours offer what luxury travelers want: to get close to the country's incredible culture, wildlife and landscapes while staying at luxury hotels and traveling with their own private guide and driver,” said Ashley Isaacs Ganz, founder and CEO of Artisans of Leisure. “We're delighted to be able to introduce our travelers to this extraordinary destination in full Artisans of Leisure style.”

Artisans of Leisure's new private Sri Lanka tours include:

• Essence of Sri Lanka (10 days) $8,795. Colombo, Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Galle
• Luxuries of Sri Lanka (9 days) $8,955. Colombo, Hill Country, Galle, Tangalle, Yala National Park
• Introduction to Sri Lanka (7 days) $5,800. Colombo, Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country
• Exclusive Sri Lanka (6 days) $6,315. Galle, Tangalle, Yala National Park
• Cultural Highlights of Sri Lanka (10 days) $8,885. Colombo, Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Galle
• Journey Through Sri Lanka (15 days) $12,315. Colombo, Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Yala National Park, Tangalle, Galle
• Southern India & Sri Lanka (12 Days) $10,680. Mumbai, Cochin, Backwaters of Kerala, Galle, Tangalle, Yala National Park

All tour prices are per person based on double occupancy and include personalized itinerary planning from the company's Sri Lanka specialists (who have traveled extensively through the country), flexible private touring with private guides and drivers, preferred rooms in the most luxurious hotels and resorts in each region, customized activities, daily breakfast, private airport transfers, admission fees and more. All tours depart daily and can be fully customized to suit individual schedules and interests. Artisans of Leisure can also customize tours to combine Sri Lanka with India, the Maldives, the United Arab Emirates and other destinations in the region.

Artisans of Leisure arranges private, customized luxury tours in more than 50 countries worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.artisansofleisure.com or call (800) 214-8144.