Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a compact island nation that packs a serious punch: palm-studded white sand beaches, virgin rainforest and lush forested highlands, World Heritage sites and ancient cave-temples, vibrant culture, incredible food, constant festivals and a deeply spiritual and welcoming people.

Visit the sacred city of Kandy for ancient architecture and Buddhist relics; see magnificent palaces, monasteries and the sacred Bodhi tree in Anuradhapura; and walk among temples, tombs and monuments in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.

Savour the spicy, aromatic flavours of Sri Lankan cuisine; shop for colourful textiles, leatherwork and handicrafts in busy markets; and unwind among the coconut palms on Sri Lanka's endless tropical beaches.

Explore the lush forests, rock-top temples and sacred peaks of the Central Highlands; journey by bike through the scenic tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya; and head to the Yala National Park to see exotic wildlife including the majestic Sri Lankan elephant.

Marvel at the lion-shaped palace of Sigiriya, dramatically perched atop a colossal rock; explore the 2,300-year-old Buddhist cave-temples of Damballa; canoe down the jungle-clad Kalu River; and hike the 5,500 steps to the top of Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka's holiest mountain.

It's easy to make your way around, safe and affordable, uncrowded, exciting, relaxing and utterly photogenic. Check out our unique program of itineraries and start planning your Sri Lankan adventure!


 

Authentic experiences

From the palm fringed west coast to the beaches of the south and the rolling hill country, our adventures encompass the highlights of Sri Lankan culture. For those eager to explore under their own steam, our cycling itineraries allow you to discover this unique land at handlebar level with the comfort of a support vehicle.

Ultimate value

Our trips offer exceptional value for money featuring good quality, centrally located hotels and expert leadership. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost such as most meals, entrance and permit fees, transfers and excursions.

Experienced local guides

Our guides in the field will make your Sri Lanka adventure special. Their professionalism and expertise will shine through as they share their knowledge of local highlights, the country's history and the most authentic restaurants and shops with you.

Leaders in responsible travel

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of every program that we offer in Sri Lanka. When you book one of our adventures you're supporting true sustainability in the protection of local communities, natural environments and wildlife.


 

'No' to elephant rides

We advocate against the practice of riding on the back of an elephant as part of a tourism experience and as such, we do not include elephant rides in our Sri Lanka itineraries. In the interest of public safety and animal welfare we also discourage travellers from partaking in such activities outside of our itineraries.

Leave No Trace

We operate our itineraries following the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that we take out all waste that we bring in and more where possible.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Camping

Enjoy our fully supported camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.


A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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