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THRIVE: THE ART OF mindful healing

Join one of Pravassa’s signature small group tours for a 10-day wellness vacation through Sri Lanka.

Enjoy some time for self-discovery on this island, which has a long-standing history of holistic living and will entice even the savviest wellness traveler. Hosted by Mindfulness-based Psychotherapist Lena Franklin alongside Pravassa founder, Linden Schaffer, journey back to balance with mindfulness, energy work, and holistic healing practices that will leave you forever #changedbytravel.


Welcome to SRI LANKA

A pearl-shaped gem in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka (once known as Ceylon) is a tropical destination that’s still largely untouched by mass tourism. Ancient Ayurvedic traditions are practiced in breathtaking settings and vibrant, Colonial-era towns unspool before you. Here you will find yourself ensconced in Buddhist culture with all the space you need to explore your own path to wellness. With a long-standing history of holistic living, Sri Lanka will entice even the savviest wellness traveler.

This 9-night/10-day mindful wellness vacation will journey you back to balance with mindfulness, energy work, and holistic healing practices. Co-hosted by Lena Franklin, renowned Mindfulness Psychotherapist and wellness guide, and best-selling author and Pravassa founder Linden Schaffer, this trip will use the Eastern practices of mindfulness meditation and movement to ignite your mindful healer from within, harnessing the power to heal daily stress and anxiety. Immerse yourself in the zen serenity of Sri Lanka as you explore Buddhist traditions and Ayurvedic practices, expanding the mind, body, and spirit. This mindfulness vacation will awaken your boundless capacity to live a life of health and happiness. Join us for a #changedbytravel journey through Sri Lanka.

Pravassa takes you to the out of the way places that tourists don’t necessarily get a chance to experience. You will be immersed in the local people’s stories and culture. The activities are unique and the hotels are top notch.
— Sandy C.

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Boutique Accommodations

Pravassa is proud to have built lasting relationships with hotels and resorts that support the communities we visit and foster the concept of Fair Travel. Our handpicked, personally vetted accommodations showcase the best that each of our locations has to offer and ensure a curated and comfortable experience that supports your mindful wellness journey at every step.

During our Sri Lanka tour, we’ll stay at intimate, locally run boutique properties where we can be fully immersed in the natural beauty of the country while still experiencing the comforts of luxurious travel. 

Accommodation highlights include: friendly staff offering luxury service, local spa treatments, manicured tropical gardens, stunning sunset views, infinity swimming pool, modern bathrooms, and WiFi.

an array of breathtaking experiences and activities on An island country located in the Indian Ocean.
— Travel + Leisure

Sri Lanka Tour Pricing

Our Sri Lanka mindful wellness travel journey offers the option of a shared or private room starting at $5,600. Payment plans are available. 


Trip Itinerary

Your mindful wellness journey begins before you depart with the creation of an online community exclusive to your tour, which allows you to get to know your wellness tribe in advance of your trip.

Our Pre-Departure Package, sent 30 days prior to departure, includes: 

  • Specially designed Sri Lanka wellness travel guide

  • Wellness tips and travel hacks

  • Pre-Departure consultation with our Wellness Experts

  • Travel team access to answer your questions and enhance your wellness travel journey.

  • A copy of Living Well on the Road, Linden Schaffer's #1 best-selling book, which will guide you in preparing for wellness travel.

PARTIAL itinerary*

Oct 20th | Galle
The day begins with a morning hour-long mindful wellness class, where Lena will guide us in sacred connection. Following a rejuvenating breakfast, we’ll venture to a local ancient Buddhist temple and meet the convivial monk who heads it. In this sacred space, we’ll sit as a group under the Bodhi tree, creating prayers rounds at the pagoda. Return to Galle for an afternoon at leisure, followed by a Pravassa-Exclusive pop-up group dinner at a surprise location to share highlights of your special day.

Oct 21st | Kandy
Bid farewell to Galle and say hello to Kandy. We’ll enjoy a walking tour, which includes the Temple of the Tooth Relic, considered one of the most sacred spots on earth. Here, Lena will lead us in profound mindfulness meditation. We’ll follow this visit with lunch at a local open-air food stand, where you can choose from a variety of dosa, chutneys, and local sweets before we continue up Knuckles mountain range to our tea plantation hotel, where dinner will be served before you fall asleep under the stars.
*itinerary and all programming subject to changes and modifications.
SPA OVERLOOKING A TEA PLANTATION

SPA OVERLOOKING A TEA PLANTATION


Meet Your Guides

LENA FRANKLIN | MINDFUL PSYCHOTHERAPIST  OFFERING THE ANCIENT PRACTICES OF MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION UTILIZING A FRESH, MODERN VOICE IS THE ESSENCE OF LENA’S WORK. AS A MINDFULNESS-BASED PSYCHOTHERAPIST, Head of Content for Welzen, A Meditation App, MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR AND WELLNESS GUIDE, LENA WILL TEACH YOU THAT “TO JOURNEY IN INWARD IS YOUR HIGHEST CALLING.” INTEGRATing EASTERN PHILOSOPHY WITH WESTERN NEUROSCIENCE, LENA’S HOLISTIC HEALING WORK IS GROUNDED IN YOGA FOR MOOD MANAGEMENT, MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR) AND BUDDHIST MEDITATION IN ADDITION TO PSYCHODYNAMIC FOUNDATIONS.

LENA FRANKLIN | MINDFUL PSYCHOTHERAPIST

OFFERING THE ANCIENT PRACTICES OF MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION UTILIZING A FRESH, MODERN VOICE IS THE ESSENCE OF LENA’S WORK. AS A MINDFULNESS-BASED PSYCHOTHERAPIST, Head of Content for Welzen, A Meditation App, MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR AND WELLNESS GUIDE, LENA WILL TEACH YOU THAT “TO JOURNEY IN INWARD IS YOUR HIGHEST CALLING.” INTEGRATing EASTERN PHILOSOPHY WITH WESTERN NEUROSCIENCE, LENA’S HOLISTIC HEALING WORK IS GROUNDED IN YOGA FOR MOOD MANAGEMENT, MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION (MBSR) AND BUDDHIST MEDITATION IN ADDITION TO PSYCHODYNAMIC FOUNDATIONS.

Linden Schaffer | Pravassa Founder  As Pravassa's founder, Linden Has been leading travelers around the world on wellness tours since 2009. Creating group and individualized itineraries for people and companies that are looking to restore productivity and creativity is her passion and her presence on-site enables travelers to reach their full wellness potential. When not on the road she is a regular speaker at conferences around the country and Recently released her first book,  Living Well on the Road , a #1 Amazon Bestseller.

Linden Schaffer | Pravassa Founder

As Pravassa's founder, Linden Has been leading travelers around the world on wellness tours since 2009. Creating group and individualized itineraries for people and companies that are looking to restore productivity and creativity is her passion and her presence on-site enables travelers to reach their full wellness potential. When not on the road she is a regular speaker at conferences around the country and Recently released her first book, Living Well on the Road, a #1 Amazon Bestseller.

Lena Franklin

 

Linden Schaffer

 
Great locations. Great cultural experiences. Excellent guides!
— Linda M.

HAVE QUESTIONS? EMAIL OR CALL US AT +1 646 389 0208


FAQS

 

WHAT IS PRAVASSA'S WELLNESS PHILOSOPHY?

To offer vetted, curated wellness travel experiences crafted by best-selling author Linden Schaffer that provide ...read more

WHAT MAKES PRAVASSA'S TRAVEL CONCEPT DIFFERENT?

Close to our heart, mind, body, and soul, our company wellness principles lay the foundation upon which every ...read more

WHERE DOES THE TRIP START AND END?

Our wellness journey begins on October 18th at Colombo’s CMB airport. Flights from the U.S. generally arrive ...read more

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