Explore Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Explore Sri Lanka

This exciting tour has been designed for active families with children of school going age who are interested in exploring some of Sri Lanka’s natural and cultural delights in the summer holidays. This family Adventure includes loads of options for different ages and energy levels, ensuring a really special experience for everyone. With hands-on activities, fuss-free relaxation, engaging cultural highlights, eye-popping wildlife experiences and chilled-out beach time, you’ve got all the ingredients for creating some unique, grininducing family memories.

15 days from £3,135.00 per person
London - Colombo - Horathapoal Estate - Wilpattu National Park - Sigriya - Elkaduwa - Passekudah - Negombo - Colombo - London
Shawn Hendricks

Manager Tours Sri Lanka, Indochina, Thailand & Burma

Itinerary View Map

Day 1: To Colombo

Depart London Heathrow on Sri Lankan Airlines flight to Colombo.

Day 2: Colombo & Horathapola

On arrival transfer by private vehicle to the Horathapola Coconut Estate for two nights. B, D

Day 3: Horathapola

Your day is at leisure to explore the coconut estate, visit nearby rural villages or simply relax by the pool. Kids will enjoy the ox cart ride around the estate and there is plenty of space within the grounds for them to explore. B, D

Day 4: To Wilpattu National Park

Morning departure for Wilpattu - the largest of Sri Lanka’s national parks and home to a wide array of wildlife, including leopards, and a dense
population of Sri Lankan sloth bears. Having checked into your camp there will be time to freshen up before joining your guide and tracker for a dusk drive through the park. Overnight at Leopard Trails Tented Camp. L, D

Day 5: To Sigiriya

Rise early for a last dawn drive through Wilpattu. After breakfast head to Sigiriya at the heart of the Cultural Triangle. Afternoon safari through the
stunning Minneriya National Park, famous for its 200-strong elephant population. Two nights at the Alliya Resort & Spa. B

Day 6: Sigiriya & Polonnaruwa

Early morning climb the impressive Sigiriya Rock built by the patricidal King Kasyapa. See the gorgeous frescoes of the 'Sigiriya Maidens’. Later, visit a typical Sri Lankan village for a fascinating introduction to local culture and indigenous farming practices. Later go on a cycle tour to explore the ancient Polonnaruwa, the 3rd C. medieval capital city, filled with glorious architecture. B

Day 7: Dambulla Caves & Elkaduwa

Today visit the cave temples of Dambulla before driving to Elkaduwa. The remainder of your day is at leisure with a range of activities on offer, including trekking out to discover the secrets behind tea production. Stay for two nights at Ashburnham Estate. B

Day 8: Tea Estate Tour

Join Ashburnham’s estate manager for a guided tour of the tea fields, where you’ll learn about the growing process, and meet some of the pickers. Go on scenic walks from a book of suggested routes that resort has put together B

Day 9: To Passekudah

Travel east, leaving the tourist trail far behind, and arrive at your beach resort by mid-afternoon to enjoy an afternoon. Stay five nights at Anantaya Passekudah B

Accommodation: Anantaya Resort & Spa – Passekudah

Day 10: Passekudah

Spend the day at leisure: playing on the beach, splashing in the pool, and enjoying unhurried time together B

Day 11: To Negombo

Late morning depart for Negombo. Overnight at the Jetwing Beach B

Day 12: To London

Transfer to the airport to for Sri Lanka Airlines flight back to London.

Looking to extend your holiday ? Contact our consultants today for your options. B

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Prices

Price per person (Double/Twin share)
£3,135.00
Cost includes:
  • International flights with Sri Lankan Airlines in economy class
  • Accommodation in a double & twin room
  • Daily breakfast throughout. Dinner at Horathapola Coconut Estate. All ?nclusive at Leopard Trails Camp
  • English speaking guide during sightseeing
  • Excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Full ATOL and ABTA bonding
Cost does not include:
  • Visa Fee.
  • Any optional Excursions.
  • Any expenses of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.

Per Adult £3135

Per Child £2975

Departures from June - September
(Guide price based on family of 02 adults & 02 children aged under 12 years sharing 1 double & 1 twin room)

Terms & Conditions apply and prices are subject to availability

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What our clients say

Firstly let me say that I am back after a most fulfilling and amazing time in India! I have had the most incredible time from start to finish! I explored places, spoke to and interacted with local people, searched palaces, forts and temples, watched birds and wildlife....in short I had the most stunning and memorable holiday of my life! I want to thank you for…

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