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Ceylon Discovery Tours

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Ceylon Discovery Tours is a passionate tour designer and operator for independent travelers (individuals or groups) wanting private personalized tours around Sri Lanka in a choice of modern vehicles. We design and conduct tours for travelers who are really looking for authentic Sri Lankan holiday experiences.

All tours are personally arranged by Janaka Thevin, a professional English-speaking tour leader with more than a decade-and-a-half of travel experiences arranging and conducting tours around Sri Lanka for travelers the world over. 

With Ceylon Discovery Tours, your tour can be tailored exactly to your wishes, particular interests and tastes. If you wish we could assist you with ideas of where to go, where to stay, and what to do, or you can choose our tours which offer insightful journeys tailored for individuals, families, or wellness enthusiasts which include wildlife, birding, architecture, culture, heritage, hiking, trekking and adventure.

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Sri Lanka

Ceylon, the former name of Sri Lanka, is a magical paradise island in the Indian Ocean, with beautiful long and wide beaches, abundant natural attractions, ancient art and architecture, a rich diverse culture with Colonial influences, and warm, friendly people.

This enchanting tropical paradise is found off the southern tip of India. It has been described as the center of the world and the place which Adam stepped onto when he was thrown out of Eden. It has been at the crossroads of ocean trade and civilization throughout history. Serendib, Taprobane, Ceylan, Ceilao, Zeilan, and Ceylon were some of its names given by ancient traders, explorers, and pilgrims from all over the world. 

It is no wonder that this exotic land was on the first world map of Ptolemy and was the visiting place of Sinbad and Marco Polo, who claimed it the finest island of its size …

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