Galle Literary Fest
Galle in the south coast of Sri Lanka will host the fourth International Galle Literary Festival from January 28 to February 1. The festival will include writing workshops by renowned authors, architectural tours and gourmet dining events. It will also include cycle tours into the rice fields inland, walks in nearby rainforest, and a chance to see whales out at sea.
For details, visit www.galleliteraryfestival.com
Off to Finland
Travel journalist Rishad Saam Mehta will lead a trip to Finland to view the Northern Lights, organised by the Backpacker Co. Travellers will get a chance to traverse Finland’s landscape on snowmobiles and snowcat-pulled trams, and even get their own reindeer-driving license. The ten-day, all inclusive trip commences on March 15 and will cost Rs 1,95,000.
For details, visit www.thebackpackerco.com
Discover Kuala Lumpur
Enjoy a four-day, three-night trip to Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. A stay at the four star Grand Seasons Hotel costs Rs 29,868 per person on twin sharing basis, and a stay at the five star Hotel Istana costs Rs 31,847. Price includes return economy-class airfare, breakfast, transfer to and from hotel, sightseeing on KL Hop-on Hop-off Bus and entries to KL Bird Park and Aquaria KLCC. Offers valid till March 31.