Discover Sri Lankan Healing Gems & Minerals

  • Gems & Minerals in Sri Lanka

04 Nights & 05 Days Explore Sri Lankan Gems & Minerals Tour.

 

Sri Lanka’s gem industry has a very long and colorful history. Sri Lanka was affectionately known as Ratna-Dweepa which means Gem Island. The name is a reflection of its natural wealth. Marco Polo wrote that the island had the best sapphires, topazes, amethysts, and other gems in the world Ptolemy, the 2nd century astronomer recorded that beryl and sapphire were the mainstay of Sri Lanka’s gem industry. Records from sailors that visited the island states that they brought back “jewels of Serendib”. Serendib was the ancient name given to the island by middle – eastern and Persian traders that crossed the Indian Ocean to trade gems from Sri Lanka to the East during the 4th and 5th century.

 

Destinations of the Itinerary

  • Colombo Airport
  • Rathnapura 
  • Embilipitiya
  • Galle

 

Highlights

  • Explore Gems Mining 
  • Moonstones in Galle 
  • Local Sellers 
  • Gem Cutting, Polishing & Treatments 
  • Gem Trading 
  • Healing Power Of Gems & Minerals 
  • Colombo Pickup & Drop

 

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate 
  • Advanced 

 


 

5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Sinhalese, Spanish
Airport transfer included: Bandaranaike International Airport
Airport transfer included: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport

Accommodation

Check-in Time:
12:00
Check-out Time:
11:00

Facilities

  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Dining area
  •  Environmentally friendly
  •  Garden
  •  Meditation garden
  •  Picnic area
  •  Restaurant
  •  Smoke-free property
  •  Special menu request
  •  Yoga deck
  •  Bicycle rental
  •  Board rental
  •  Car rental
  •  Conference room
  •  Currency exchange
  •  Free parking
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Internet access
  •  Ironing / ironing board
  •  Laundry
  •  Tour assistance
  •  Wireless internet

You will be accommodated in various accommodations provided by Sri Lankan Tour Hub during this vacation. You have the option of staying in a private rooms in 3 / 4 star hotels or villas in this all the locations.

 Program

Itinerary 

Day 01 – Colombo to Rathnapura

Arrival before 08: AM

  • Arrive in Colombo International Airport and proceed to Rathnapura – The City of Gem
  • Welcome you to the Gem Gallery. This will relief you to Identify Gem market of Sri Lanka sapphire and opportunity to practice the preforming on a rough stone

Overnight stay at the hotel that you have booked or we are pleasure to assist you
Meal Plane According to your favors in here

 

Day 02 – Rathnapura

  • After the breakfast we will take you to a precious stone mine in Rathnapura to see traditional gem mining place and rough gems
  • City tour for Gem shops and trading

Overnight stay at the hotel that you have booked or we are pleasure to assist you.
Meal Plane According to your favors in here.

 

Day 03 – Embilipitiya.

  • After the breakfast we will bring you to visit another Gem city Embilipitiya.
  • Local Gem dealers are waiting to meet you.
  • Time to relax your evening near the Chandrika Lake.

Overnight stay at the hotel that you have booked or we are pleasure to assist you.
Meal Plane According to your favors in here.

 

Day 04 – Embilipitiya to Galle

  • After the breakfast for a second time we will start trading and meet local Gem dealers.
  • You will begin your pleasure trip to Galle and visit moonstone mine.
  • Visit one of the Heritage and Remarkable city in the world.

Overnight stay at the hotel that you have booked or we are pleasure to assist you.
Meal Plane According to your favors in here.

 

Day 05 – Departure Colombo

  • After the breakfast travel to visit AIDA Gems & Jewellery Shop
  • Proceed to Katunayaka airport or hotel via Colombo for drop off
  • Good bye for remarkable journey

 


Included excursions

  • Rathnapura Gem City & Mining Places 
  • Embilipitiya Gem City 
  • Galle Moonstone Mining 
  • Airport Drop 

Ranga Shrimal is a host, the founder, and managing director of Lankan Tour Hub (Pvt) Ltd. He loves to meet friends from all around the world and make them as his good friends for a life time. He was born in Negombo in 1988. He has always liked to surf and live near the beach and nature. His home now is also located within the mountain range. There, he always finds peace through his meditation sessions. Ranga looks forward to welcome you very much, and to talk and relay the many things that he has learned in life, and at the same time learning too.


 

Food

On this holiday you will be served with daily breakfast included in the price. For the rest of the meals, you can have the best local food experience as well as the western and Sri Lankan foods in local restaurants.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it’s a good idea to communicate it to the organizer when making a reservation.

 Things to do (optional)

  • Gems & Minerals Buying
  • Galle City Tour 
  • Beach Tours 

 What’s included

  • Airport pickup & Drop
  • 4 nights accommodation in Villa or Resorts 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Entrance for all the places mentioned in tour itinerary
  • Gem & Jewelry Shops 
  • Free guiding & Transportation 

 

 What’s not included

  • Flights to and from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
  • Lunch and dinner for 5 days
  • Massage and spa treatments
  • Optional activities

Arrival by airplane

 

Please book your flight to arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) or Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (HRI). Transfer from either of these airports is included. Sri Lankan Tour Hub will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport Airport transfer included: Bandaranaike International AirportNo additional charges. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport Airport transfer included: Mattala Rajapaksa International AirportNo additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 25% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 10 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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