Ayu in the Wild, Sri Lanka


Ayu in the Wild, Sri Lanka - Bespoke itineraries redefining luxury, authenticity and impact

Ayu, means life in Sanskrit.

As Sri Lanka’s most creative boutique DMC, Ayu in the Wild’s experiential luxury itineraries helps the International Travel Trade curate extraordinarily unique and intelligently customised Sri Lankan journeys for their most discerning guests to make them feel Sri Lanka is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Owner-managed since 2012, the women-led team leverage over a decade of connections to preferred hotels and villas and manage all private travel services.

Ayu in the Wild’s real point of difference is in personally curating and sensitively managing all local experiences without depending on hotel-led excursions – whether it’s for celebrities or families, a sophisticated adventurer or a honeymoon couple looking for barefoot luxury.

Their own intriguing network of local community-based hosts enable guests to engage with traditional artisans, farmers, poets, chefs, historians, archaeologists, and enjoy intimate experiences on fashion, wellness, food, music, dance and more while exploring one of the world’s Biodiversity Hotspots on private wildlife safaris, ornithology tours and treks hosted by Ayu in the Wild’s insightful Naturalist-Guides.

Renowned for their verifiable sustainability credentials as Sri Lanka’s only Travel Partner of The Long Run, the team is helmed by Chamintha Jayasinghe who brings years of corporate experience in development finance and a deep love for impactful luxury tourism to reflect on each bespoke journey through meticulous attention to detail.