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Ancient relics and spectacular wildlife

An eco-island off the the coast of India, Sri Lanka is as diverse as it is beautiful, and our Sri Lanka holiday tours are the way to experience this incredible country’s highlights.

Visit ancient Buddhist relics and temples, wander National Parks, spot impressive wildlife in stunning World Heritage Sites, and marvel at rolling tea plantations. Take your time or do it all in under a week; our Sri Lanka wildlife tours and Sri Lanka escorted tours packages can give you the experience of a lifetime, however you want to do it.

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Check out our amazing, hand-picked selection of Sri Lanka tour packages and holiday tours! Looking for more than just a tour? Check out our Sri Lanka holidays.

 

Essential Sri Lanka with Nuwara Eliya

Essential Sri Lanka with Nuwara Eliya

As the name suggests, this is the perfect trip around Sri Lanka for first-timers ticking off some essential sites and experiences. From climbing the spectacular Sigiriya Rock to ‘safari-ing’ in Minneriya to drinking freshly picked tea, the Essential Sri Lanka with Nuwara Eliya will leave you feeling totally immersed in the culture and history of this beautiful country. The best bit? Travelling with your very own local driver/guide — they will make your experience in Sri Lanka truly special with expert knowledge, local insights and a personalised service.

From £1085pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours
Sigiriya Explorer

Sigiriya Explorer

Our Sri Lanka Explorer tours are designed to fit in with you, these three-night packages fit perfectly into the middle of your Sri Lanka beach stay. From climbing the spectacular Sigiriya Rock to safari in Minneriya, this tour around the Cultural Triangle will leave you feeling totally immersed in this beautiful country. The best bit? Travelling with your very own local driver/guide — they will make your experience in Sri Lanka truly special, with expert knowledge, local insights and a personalised service.

From £449pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours
Essential Sri Lanka

Essential Sri Lanka

As the name suggests, this is the perfect trip around Sri Lanka for first-timers ticking off some essential sites and experiences. From climbing the spectacular Sigiriya Rock to safari in Minneriya, the Essential Sri Lanka will leave you feeling totally immersed in the culture and history of this beautiful country while leaving enough time for a relaxing beach stay. The best bit? Travelling with your very own local driver/guide — they will make your experience in Sri Lanka truly special with expert knowledge, local insights and a personalised service.

From £799pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours
Yala Explorer

Yala Explorer

Our Sri Lanka Explorer tours are designed to fit in with you, these three night packages fit perfectly into the middle of your Sri Lanka beach stay. You will enjoy an adventurous few nights in Yala’s lodges which are nestled between pristine jungle and wild beaches, where you can spot sloth bear, wild elephant and the elusive leopard by day on your jeep safari.
From £635pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours
Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle and East Coast

Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle and East Coast

Sri Lanka’s east coast is still a bit of a secret so get there before the crowds and explore this stretch of pristine beachfront. Explore the Cultural Triangle with your very own local driver/guide, including a climb of Sigiriya and a safari in Minneriya, before relaxing on the beach or enjoying the water based activities this coast has to offer, including whale watching.

From £1345pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours
Essential Sri Lanka with Yala and Galle

Essential Sri Lanka with Yala and Galle

This essential tour of Sri Lanka combines the main sites of the Cultural Triangle with some wonderful wildlife experiences and a some well-deserved beach time. Climb Sigiriya, explore ancient temples and European forts and even spot leopards and whales. The best bit? Travelling with your very own local driver/guide – they will make your experience in Sri Lanka truly special with expert knowledge, local insights and a personalised service.

From £1495pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours
Highlights of Sri Lanka

Highlights of Sri Lanka

From the spectacular views at Sigiriya and impressive sculptures at Polonnaruwa to the beautiful tea plantations around Nuwara Eliya and the famous Yala National Park, you really will feel like you’ve touched every corner of this exciting destination on this guided tour.

From £999pp (excluding flights)

Call to book: 0203 668 8616

Guided Tours

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