Tracing Ancient Buddhism - A Journey to Sri Lanka

November 12 - 23, 2014

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We invite you to explore the island’s Buddhist legacy, as we journey from the monasteries of Anuradhapura to the cinnamon trees of Hikkaduwa. We are honored that John Guy, the Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of the Arts of South and Southeast Asia in the Museum’s Department of Asian Art, will be leading this program.

Study Leader Information

John Guy is the Florence and Herbert Irving Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He served for 22 years as Senior Curator of Indian Art at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and is an elected Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London. John was as an advisor to UNESCO on historical sites in Asia, and has worked on a number of archaeological excavations.

Tour Itinerary

November 12 - Depart the USA on a mid-morning flight to Colombo

November 13 - Arrive this evening in Colombo and transfer to the Taj Samudra Hotel

November 14 - COLOMBO

November 15 - COLOMBO

November 16 - CULTURAL TRIANGLE

November 17 - CULTURAL TRIANGLE

November 18 -  CULTURAL TRIANGLE & KANDY

November 19 - KANDY

November 20 - KANDY & GALLE

November 21 - GALLE

November 22 - GALLE & COLOMBO

November 23 -  COLOMBO - Transfer to the airport for the flights to USA

Reservations

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Questions?

Please email National Trust Tours for questions about this program. Be sure to include your mailing address if you are requesting a paper copy of the brochure for this program.