Special Offer

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SRI LANKAN AND ASIAN STUDIES

23RD SEPTEMBER TO 02ND OCTOBER 2017

CALL FOR INVITATIONS / PAPERS

This year theme is “Rich Asia”

We welcome proposals for papers and invitations for abstract submissions are now open for both Oral and Poster presentations covering current research and new processes. In 2030, Asia’s economy will be larger than the United States and European Union combined with the region’s share of world GDP. The conference combined with the Sri Lanka tour and presentation sessions. The conference will be focus on Asian; cultural, social, political, economic, and physical and other structures and practices history to modern world. This year theme is “Rich Asia” but not limited to theme; encourage proposal for all the conference tracks. For abstract submission fill in the submission form below or contact info@gariteam.com

Presentation time allocated to 20 min & 10 min QA

SCHEDULE DETAILS

Arrival to Colombo

Then meet GARI Tours representative at the airport arrival lobby.

Transfer to Hotel

Over Night Stay at Ocean Edge Colombo

Breakfast at the hotel

Continue to Conference Inauguration & Keynote presentation

Lunch

Transport to Dambulla

Conference welcome dinner & Cocktail

Overnight stay at Camellia Resort and Spa

Breakfast at Hotel

Session Presentation (Special Discussion about Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa ancient site and Ajantha caves ‎Paintings)

Lunch

Tour to Polonnaruwa

Visit Polonnaruwa the second capital of Sri Lanka from 1017 A.D to 1235 A.D. Polonnaruwa is also a UNESCO world heritage city. You will be able to see the ruins of Royal Palace king Parakramabahu, Audience Hall, the statue of king Parakramabahu, Watadage, the Galpotha, Parakrama Samudraya (Sea of Parakrama) which was built by King Parakramabahu I, covers an area of 5940 acres and the elegant Lotus pond was built in 12th century.

Dinner & overnight stay at Camellia Resort and Spa

Breakfast at Hotel

Visit ancient rock castle Sigiriya

Sigiriya is treated as one of the most remarkable creations in the world, built by King Kashyapa (477-495 AD). Path through the gardens along Stone stairways come to the Lion Gate. Only the rock carving and the brick structure is evident today of the lion’s mouth through which millions of people have walked to admire the beauty of this magnificent citadel.

Trekking Village Hiriwaduna and Lunch

Hiriwaduna for a 03 hour trek through this archetypal Sri Lankan village. The trek begins with a scenic walk along a bund of a Wewa (man-made reservoir). The amazing birdlife, butterflies and possible sightings of crocodile only add to the charm of the trek. This will be traditional experience of Sri Lankan & Asian Culture of Farming and lifestyle.

Start Minneriya Jeep Safari

It’s a paradise with many natural wonders. The park encompasses the beautiful Minneriya tank, built by King Mahasena (in 3rd century AD). This tank is an incredible place to observe the more than 100 elephants that come to bathe and graze on the grasses as well as the huge flocks of birds (cormorants, painted storks, open-bills, Pelicans and many other species of waders) that come to fish in the shallow waters.

Dinner & overnight stay at Camellia Resort and Spa

Breakfast at Hotel

Session Presentation (Special Discussion about First Sri Lankan kingdom Anuradhapura and Stargate at Ranmasu Uyana)

Lunch and after visit Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is the most celebrated of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagabas constructed of small sun-dried bricks and hemispherical in shape. The most notable of these dagabas are the Ruvanveli which dates back to the 2nd Century BC and is 3 00ft in diameter, the Jetawanarama is 370ft and the Thuparama which enshrines the collarbone of the Buddha. The city’s most renowned relic is the sacred Bo-Tree which is said to have grown from a branch of the tree under which the Buddha gained enlightenment. It was planted 2250 years ago and is the oldest historic tree in the world.

Dinner & overnight stay at Camellia Resort and Spa

Breakfast at the hotel

Visit Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Rock temple was built by King Walagambahu during the 1st Century B.C. Dambulla is a UENESCO world heritage site. There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding and the paintings are done on the ceiling. There are a total of 153 Buddha statues 3 statues of Sri Lankan kings and 4 statues of god and goddess.

Exposure to Indigenous Industries – Ayurveda Herbal Gardens & Wood Carving

Reach Kandy to Lunch

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province Sri Lanka. It is the second largest city in the country after Colombo. It was the last capital of the ancient kings' era of Sri Lanka

Visit Temple of Tooth and Cultural Show

Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of Buddha. Cultural show is one of the most famous event / sight seing available for the foreigners in their visit to Sri Lanka. This spontaneous event upheld the Sri Lankan Folk-lore dance which prevailed from the history. It shows the uniqueness of the Sri Lankan dance performances and the drummers who are very unique to Sri Lanka.

Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel Thilanka

Breakfast at Hotel

Session Presentation (Special Discussion about Kandy, nominated by the UNESCO as a world heritage city)

Emmbekke and Gadaladeniya visit

Embekka Devalaya (Embekka Temple) was built by the King Vikramabahu III of Gampola Era (AD 1357 - 1374) in Sri Lanka. The shrine consists of three sections, the "Sanctum of Garagha", the "Digge" or "Dancing Hall" and the "Hevisi Mandapaya" or the "Drummers' Hall". The Drummers' Hall that has drawn the attention of visitors to the site, due to the splendid wood carvings of its ornate pillars and its high pitched roof

Gadaladeniya Temple

Gadaladeniya Temple is located at Pilimathalawa, Kandy. Four standing images of Buddha and statue of lord Buddha under makara thorana. The makara tohrana is made beautiful with paintings of Gods like Brahama .Natha Maithree,Suyama ,and santusha, and two attendance in the main shrine room and the temple is designed in a south Indian style.

Ancient Sri Lankan Traditional Martial Art Show

"Angampora" is a traditional martial art in Sri Lanka, which is known to be one of the oldest fighting disciplines in the world that combines combat techniques, self-defense, sport, exercise and meditation.

Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel Thilanka

Breakfast at the hotel

Nuwara Eliya is located at the heart of the hill country 6182 feet above from the sea level. It is still very much like an old English town with styled Bungalows and buildings. The cool calm climate, gorges rolling tea plantation which makes the best “Ceylon tea” and the breathtaking beautiful waterfalls makes Nuwara Eliya one of the most beautiful town in the world. Nuwara Ealiya also has one of the finest 18 hole golf courses in South Asia.

Visit Ramboda Falls

Ramboda falls is 109m high and 11th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka and 729th highest waterfall in the world. It is situated in Pussellawa area, on the A5 highway at Ramboda Pass. It formed by Panna Oya which is a tributary of Kothmale Oya. Altitude of the falls is 945m above sea level.

Visit Tea Plantation & Tea Factory

Evening Leisure in Nuwara eliya city

Dinner & overnight stay at Heaven Seven Hotel

Breakfast at Hotel

Transport to Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa is a small town on the south coast of Sri Lanka located in the Southern Province.Hikkaduwa beach reputed as the second best surfing spot in Sri Lanka. This sea side hase a Coral Sactuary located hundred metres offshore. The sanctuary has approximately seventy varieties of multi-coloured corals.

Dinner & overnight stay at Hikkaduwa Beach Hotel

Breakfast at the hotel

Galle City Tour

Galle Town is a charming time locked citadel with glamorous boutique hotels, old world back streets, and an eclectic mix of shops, and cool cafes.

Dutch Fort: Portuguese built the first fort to withstand attack from the Sri Lankan kingdoms to the north. The Dutch entrance to the fort with it VOC with 1669 carved in the inner archway is still in use.

Dutch Museum: For a peep into life in the days of the Dutch East India Company, look into this small museum at 31 Leynbaan Street

Moonstone has been mined in these sweltering forests forever and the moonstone mines, little more than muddy rabbit holes, 6m or 7m long, are fascinating as is the process of filtering out the precious stones, cutting them up and polishing them up ready for sale. At the Moonstone Factory you can see or even go down into a narrow shaft where the stones are mined.

This is good location to learn about sea turtles. This volunteer project protects rare sea turtles and gives an opportunity for the travelers to experience these nice sea creatures.

06.30pm onwards Farewell Dinner & Closing ceremony: Discussion with suggestion and feedback tour & Conference

Over Night Stay At Hikkaduwa Beach Hotel

Breakfast at the hotel

Transport to Colombo

We can do a city tour of Colombo. Colombo is the commercial and business center of Sri Lanka located on west coast. The city blends together with old colonial type building, high-rise commercial buildings and hotels. For example, there is a 100-year-old clock tower. And the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) which was a gift to Sri Lanka from the People’s Republic of China.

Departure Evening

Accommodations, all Meals, Entrance fee, Conference fee, Journal publication fee, tax are included for the fee.
Registration Fee Includes:
  • Accommodation – for 10 Nights (at well-appointed hotels as mentioned or similar on a share basis)
  • Conference Certificate
  • 04 Conference & Discussion sessions
  • Special key notes speech every conference days
  • English speaking Guide on tour
  • Daily Breakfast, Dinner & Lunch / Special refreshment as 10 days
  • Welcome Dinner & Cocktail
  • Farewell Dinner & Closing ceremony
  • 500ml Bottle of Mineral water in the Bus
  • Entrance fees – (Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla Cave Temple, Trekking Village Hirirwadunna, Minneriya national park Jeep Safari, Temple of Tooth, Cultural Show, Galle Fort Visit)
  • Ancient Sri Lankan Traditional Martial Art Show
  • All Parking, taxes and fuel charges etc.
  • Driver's allowances and all other expenses related to the Bus
  • Surface transportation by air-conditioned Bus
  • All government taxes and service charges
Free Entrance:
  • Spice garden
  • Wood Carving Factory
  • Tea Factory & Tea Plantation
  • Waterfalls
Optional Activities:
  • Ayurvedic Spa (Per 01hr 40USD per person – Pay separately)
  • Elephant back safari (Per 01hr 30USD per person – Pay separately)
Does NOT Include:
  • VISA fee
  • Medical and insurance of any kind
  • Optional activity fees and Any kind of activity fee not mention in above
  • Personal nature Expenses i.e. Meal, Tipping etc.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay / cancellation / hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities Camera Fee at Monuments
  • Gratuities: We do not include tipping when quoting the tour price. If you are traveling independently, we suggest per day $ 8
(Note: We do not charge guide fees. We are always willing to give you the best holiday experience in Sri Lanka. Thus, it’s totally up to you to pay a (Per day 10$ to 15$ for guides tips is better as Total) on your satisfaction)
Note
  • Quote is subject to availability and price fluctuations prior to booking
  • Rates & Tour valid above mention specific period (2017 September 23rd to 2017 October 02nd)
  • All reservation subject to availability at time of booking
  • The Standard check out time in Sri Lanka 12 noon & 02.00pm Check out
  • Please visit for our term and conditions and cancellation
  • Sri Lanka visa can be apply via online
Payment method
  • Payment can be Bank transfer or Online (Visa or master card – service charge will be apply 3.5% for every online payment)
  • Pay 25% as advance as confirmation & Balance on Arrival by cash - USD
Cancellation Policy
    You need to cancel your booking 24 days prior to check in date.
    On your cancellation 20% from the total booking value will be charge as a cancellation fee.
    If only property owner willing to refund balance amount you will get the balance (After deducting the cancellation Fee)
    Late cancellation will not be refunded. Also for bookings, that the checking dates are in between 24 days’ time periods will not be refunded.

Important Dates

Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
July 20th 2017
Payment & Registration Deadline
August 25th 2017

Conference Scope

Scope

History & Civilization
Asian Art
Asian Literature & Language
Religions and Culture
Women and Society
History of Asian Empire
Food & Agriculture
Politics, Foreign policy and Human rights
Modern Asian Culture
Climate Change
Traditional Medicine (Ayurveda, Yoga, Chinese medicine, etc)
Heritage & Archeology
Museums and Heritage
Leadership
Economics, Management, Engineering & Technology

Registration Fees

2499 Per Person Nett

Abstract Submission Form



Submission Guideline

Submission

Full Paper
Abstract Submission Template
Conference Brochure

KEYNOTE

Dr. S Ramaratnam

M.A.,M.Sc.,Ph.D ,
M.B.A. M.Phil,
Vice Chancellor,
Jagadguru Kripalu University, India.