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Full day Guided Meditation tour with Lunch
Location
Ella, Bandarawela
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Duration
Full Day
Location
Yala , Sri Lanka
Duration
Full Day
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Full day Guided Meditation tour with Lunch

Get away from the busy life for a one full day and make your mind rest and stay calm for at least 8 hours. Sourrounded by a forest cover and mountains with small waterfalls, Rakkhiththakanda is one of the best archeological places for meditation. You will learn the meditation leasens from a budhist monk that can be practiced in your day to day life. 

  • Itinerary
  • Includes
  • Excludes
  • Conditions
  • Know before you go
Itinerary
07:00

You will be picked up from your hotel and driven to the trekking starting point.

07:30

Arrive the starting point and start small hike to the temple through the mountains.

08:15

Arrive at the temple and speak to one of the Buddhist monks. Some monks will speak English and some speak only the local language. However the guide will give an English translation if you find a monk who does not speak English.

08:45

You will be taken to one of the meditation places in the jungle closer to the temple.

09:00

Monk will educate you about the meditation programme and teach the meditation techniques.

09:15

You will start meditation for 3 hours. If you can't do meditation for 3 hours, you can relax and read a book for a while and start it again. You are not allowed to walk in the area as it can disturb others.

12:00

Enjoy a vegetarian lunch served by the Village family.

13:30

After lunch, you will start your second round of meditation for 2 hours.

15:30

Arrive back to the temple and speak to the monk and share your experience about the meditation. You will also be able to clarify things that you have learnt.

16:30

You will be leaving the temple and arrive back to the main road.

17:15

You will be taken back to the hotel

17:45

Arrive back to your hotel

Includes
  • Hotel Pick up and drop off by TukTuk
  • Vegetarian Lunch
  • Service of a guide
  • Meditation lessons by a Monk
  • All Government taxes
Excludes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Gratuities (recommended)
Conditions
  • Children 10 Years and younger are not recommended.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • This activity is subject to cancellation based on inclement weather. Activity can be rescheduled or the payment could be refunded.

Cancellation Policy

  • To receive a full refund, travelers should cancel before 24 hours of the experience starting date in the local time zone. No refunds will be given after that time period.
Know before you go
  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.
  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Ella and Bandarawela hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.
  • Gratuity is not included and is left to individual discretion.
  • You should wear comfortable clothing.
Starting From
USD
85.00

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