Day tour to Rathnapura by minivan from Negombo
- Visit of a traditional center for the Sri Lankan gem trade
- Astonishing way through rubber plantations and typical Sri Lankan villages
- Possibility to buy precious stones from locals
All about the trip
Ratnapura is a major city in Sri Lanka. It is the capital city of Sabaragamuwa province, as well as the Ratnapura district. It is a traditional center for the Sri Lankan gem trade. This “City of Gems” is a place of gem mining, gem workshops, gem cutting, polishing and jewelry making. Ceylon blue sapphires are considered the world’s best. But you can admire a variety of precious and semi-precious gems, including deep red rubies to tourmalines of forest green, rich purple amethyst and golden topaz. You can buy some for yourself or your loved ones to take back home if you like.
On the way from Negombo to Ratnapura, enjoy the enchanting drive through rubber plantations and typical Sri Lankan villages.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off
- Experienced guide
- All transfers
What is not included in the price
- Food and drinks
This activity is organised by Sri Lanka Travel Partner, Thoppuwa,Kochchikade 33/2C, Negombo, 11500, Sri Lanka, +94772618999, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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