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Sri Lanka is one of the most important countries in the world when it comes to gem and jewellery.

For hundreds of years the gem and jewellery industry of Sri Lanka has played a vital role in the country’s cultural, social and economical development. As one of the world's steadiest suppliers of top-quality Sapphires and several other types of gemstones, Sri Lanka is one of the most important countries in the world when it comes to gem and jewellery. In addition to our globally celebrated Ceylon Sapphires, Sri Lanka is also a celebrated destination for rubies, moonstones and Sri Lankan lapidaries excel at faceting gemstones and diamonds to its fullest lustre. Along with our gem and jewellery tours, we welcome you to this embrace this glamorous experience

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Sri Lanka is one of the most important countries in the world when it comes to gem and jewellery.

For hundreds of years the gem and jewellery industry of Sri Lanka has played a vital role in the country’s cultural, social and economical development. As one of the world's steadiest suppliers of top-quality Sapphires and several other types of gemstones, Sri Lanka is one of the most important countries in the world when it comes to gem and jewellery. In addition to our globally celebrated Ceylon Sapphires, Sri Lanka is also a celebrated destination for rubies, moonstones and Sri Lankan lapidaries excel at faceting gemstones and diamonds to its fullest lustre. Along with our gem and jewellery tours, we welcome you to this embrace this glamorous experience

Tour Pricing - Breakdown

Pricing is based on a tour with 2 Parents and 2 Children (Above 5 Years)

Low Season

May / June / September / November

  • USD 2,481 per Adult
  • USD 1,240 per Child
High Season

October / July / March / April

  • USD 2,591 per Adult
  • USD 1,296 per Child
Peak Season

August / December / January / February

  • USD 2,697 per Adult
  • USD 1,349 per Child
  • Children aged between 5 - 11 years will be boarded on a sharing basis with the parents.
  • Children aged below 5 years travel Free of Charge

Tour Package Details

What is included in this package?

  • Accommodation on sharing basis on HB commencing from the dinner on day 01 ending up with the breakfast on day 6
  • Transportation by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of an English speaking chauffeur guide
  • Entrance fees for the visits mentioned in the programme

What is not included in this package?

  • Flight Tickets
  • Optional visits
  • Sri Lankan Visa
  • Meals unless stated otherwise
  • Beverages unless stated otherwise
  • Expenses for items of a personal nature
  • Tipping
  • Any Insurance
  • Any revision to the quoted price as a result of a change in local government taxes
  • Any other item not explicitly mentioned under included price.

Gem and Jewellery

Day 01

AIRPORT/ BERUWELA Airport-Beruwela 111kms 01h45mins approx.

Upon landing in Sri Lanka, you will be given a warm Sri Lankan welcome by your guide/ chauffeur guide and departure towards Beruwela Arrival and check in to the hotel-standard check in time-14h00

Visit the gem and jewellery shops in Bentota area in the afternoon

Dinner & overnight stay at Cinnamon Bey (superior room) or similar
BERUWELA/ MEETIYAGODA/ RATNAPURA

Beruwela- Meetiyagoda 38kms 50mins

Meetiyagoda- Ratnapura 124kms 02h40mins approx.



Breakfast at the hotel Visit Meetiyagoda moonstone mine

Meetiyagoda, also spelt „Mitiyagoda“, is situated in only 4 km distance from the ocean, 10 km north of Hikkaduwa. Meetiyagoda is famous for its moonstone mines. Meetiyagoda is an illustrious name in the world of moonstone mining. It‘s Sri Lanka‘s largest moonstone mine and Sri Lankan moonstones are renowned for their blue shine that makes a difference to Indian moonstones. The finest and rarest moonstones have an almost transparent colourless body with a strong blue shine. Actually, Sri Lankan moonstones are those of highest value due to their dark blue reflections, although Mogok in Myanmar (Birma) has been the world‘s best primary source of highly esteemed blue-shining moonstones

Continue to Ratnapura

Check in to the hotel

Visit the gem and jewellery shops in Ratnapura area

Dinner & overnight stay at Ratnaloka Inn (standard room) or similar
RATNAPURA

Breakfast at the hotel

Visit a gem mine in Ratnapura and the gem museum

Ratnapura is known as the gem heart of Sri Lanka’s gem industry and probably in the world. Here you can visit a gem mine to gain an insight into gems. Also it is worth visiting the gem museum in the city.

Afternoon at leisure or continue visiting gem and jewellery shops in the

Dinner & overnight stay at Ratnaloka Inn (standard room) or similar
RATNAPURA/ KANDY

Ratnapura- Kandy 128kms 03h30mins approx.

Breakfast at the hotel

Departure Kandy

Arrival in Kandy and check in to the hotel

In the afternoon, visit the kandy Temple and few gem and jewellery shops in Kandy

Dinner & overnight stay at Ozo Kandy (sleep room) or similar
Breakfast at the hotel

Pay a visit to a traditional jewellery maker’s house to see how traditionals jewellery are made

Continue gem shopping in Kandy shops in the afternoon followed by a Kandy city tour

Kandy is a UNESCO world heritage site. The historic city about 480m above sea level surrounded by mountains was known to Sri Lankan as Kanda Uda Rata, which means the hill country. Kandy was home to Sri Lanka's last independent Kingdom, which survived two centuries of colonial incursion before finally falling to the British at the beginning of the nineteenth century. Visit the Temple of the tooth, the Peradeniya University campus and catch a panoramic view of the picturesque town from Upper Lake Drive.

Dinner & overnight stay at Ozo Kandy (sleep room) or similar
KANDY/ AIRPORT

Kandy- airport 102kms 02h30mins approx.

Breakfast at the hotel

Transfer to the airport to connect with the departure flight- Standard check out time-14h00
Jewelled Ornaments
Vintage Jewellery
Gem Stones

Accommodation Options

Cinnamon Bey

LOCATION Beruwala

ROOM TYPE Unspecified

BASIS All Inclusive

Ratnaloka Inn

LOCATION Ratnapura

ROOM TYPE Unspecified

BASIS All Inclusive

OZO Kandy

LOCATION Kandy

ROOM TYPE Unspecified

BASIS All Inclusive

Frequently Asked Questions

Terms & Conditions

Standard Hotel Check-In 1400 hours, Check-out time 1200 hours. These hours are subject to change from property to property

Prices are subject to change as per change in Government / Hotel / Airline policy without prior notice.

All rates are inclusive of taxes , Any further changes in taxes / levies will be charged extra as applicable

The quoted price includes only those items specified in your itinerary.

Please note, the names of hotels mentioned above only indicate that our rates have been based on usage of these hotels. It is not to be construed that accommodation is confirmed at these hotels until and unless we convey the confirmations to you on receipt of your acceptance. However in the event of any of the above mentioned hotels not becoming available at the time of initiating the reservations, we shall book alternate accommodation at a similar or next best available hotel and shall pass on the difference of rates (supplement/reduction whichever is applicable) to you.

In case of any currency fluctuations or amendments in local Government taxes, or any fuel hike, we reserve the right to adjust the tour price accordingly. The due increase or decrease will be communicated accordingly.

Approximate drive times given in the itinerary are direct drive times and do not take into account any traffic situations, road repairs or stops along the way which might increase the time it takes to arrive at the destination.
Upon receipt of Tour Confirmation Voucher, an advance of 25% of the total invoice value if the arrival date is more than 45 days. If the arrival date is less than 45 days, then 100% of the total invoice value is to be paid.

Balance 75% of the invoice value to be paid, at least 45 days prior to the arrival date.

Additional Remarks:
Payments are required within seven days, except where circumstances dictate that we request otherwise.

Suppliers may demand stricter payment terms on some bookings. These occasions will always be advised to you before booking and stated on your Travel Voucher. Individual cancellation terms will always be stated.

Our prices include all applicable taxes.*Frequent fluctuations in the Sri Lankan government tax policy mean that applicable taxes can change suddenly without prior notice.

A bank surcharge of 3% is applicable for payments made by credit cards.

Customers must pay all bank charges when making payments via bank transfers. Failure to do so will invalidate your booking and will bring further change to cover bank charges.

There will be no additional postage fees, booking fees or other hidden charges. Exchange rates are based on live on-day rates at time of booking and are not subject to change.
We are committed to high levels of professionalism to protect your booking. But we reserve the right to cancel your booking in any incidence of Force Majeure. In this event we will return all recoverable costs and, wherever possible, offer an alternative booking of comparable type and quality for your consideration. We cannot be held liable for any incidental expenses that you may incur during arrangements for a booking that is subsequently cancelled by us.

Force Majeure:
We cannot accept responsibility for Force Majeure – defined in these booking conditions as any specific event which we, as the supplier of the services, could not reasonably have foreseen, influenced or avoided. These include war, or threat of war, riots, civil strife, terrorism, contamination, extreme or unusual weather conditions, volcanic eruptions, industrial disputes, changes to sports itineraries, natural and nuclear disasters, fire, flight cancellations or rescheduling by airlines or any similar event beyond our control.
In event of cancellation, in whole or part, we voluntarily return all recoverable costs, above and beyond the limits laid down in our Booking Conditions.

In the case of cancelled tailor-made itineraries, we reserve the right to levy additional admin costs of up to 8 per cent of total booking cost when calculating recoverable costs.

No refunds are normally provided for early checkouts or no-shows.

Any individual wishing to cancel a booking must immediately notify the Classic Destinations representative by email. The cancellation is timed from 09:00hrs on the next working day to enable us to contact Suppliers. In the event of a group cancellation, we will hold each individual equally liable for cancellation costs.

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