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Sri Lanka Holidays

Sri Lanka holidays

Sri Lanka Holidays

Sri Lanka holidays

Sri Lanka Holidays

Sri Lanka holidays

Sri Lanka Holidays

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Sri Lanka holidays

This teardrop-shaped island packs lots into its modest dimensions, from beaches and tea plantations to culture and wildlife. Its staggering beauty and welcoming people are sure to tug at your heartstrings and may even bring a tear to your own eye.

The pace of life is slow which adds to the island’s charm and yes, getting from A to B may take a while, but as you’re on holiday what’s the rush?

As far as beaches go, Sri Lanka boasts undeveloped shores and romantic hideaways as well as fun sociable hubs, family-friendly sands, endless watersports and surfing hotspots.

Heritage also reigns supreme, with dozens of impressive cities, including the buzzing capital Colombo where soaring skyscrapers loom over British and Cutch colonial architecture. The...

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Why Visit Sri Lanka?

  • Gorgeous beaches & growing surf scene
  • Treasure trove of culture
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • National parks & safari experiences
  • Warm, smiling people
  • Colonial-era tea plantations
Sri Lanka holidays
Sri Lanka holidays
Sri Lanka holidays
Sri Lanka holidays

Sri Lanka Travel Guide

Best time to go

The monsoon winds bring rain to the country at different times, making Sri Lanka’s beaches a year round prospect. The south western coast is sunny and the sea calm from November to March, while the east coast is best from April to October.

Visas

A visa may be required.

Travel Information

Colombo is approximately 11 hours (non-stop flights) from the UK.

Local currency

Sri Lankan rupee. Travellers cheques are not accepted.

Regions & National Parks in Sri Lanka

Our recommendations for the best places to visit in Sri Lanka.

Unmissable Experiences

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Wilpattu National Park Jeep Safari

Wilpattu National Park Jeep Safari

Wilpattu is one of the largest national parks in Sri Lanka and widely regarded as one of the best places to spot leopard in its natural habitat. The park is comprised of lakes called ‘Villu’ surrounded by grassy plains set within scrub jungle and along with leopard is home to elephant, sloth bear, deer and water buffalo. Available from Chilaw (approx 2 hours drive). Also available from Habarana, Sigiriya, Kandalama and Ulagalla.

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£129

Colombo evening walking tour

Colombo evening walking tour

A wonderfully personalised walking tour through the city of Colombo with guide Mark Forbes or one of his trusted friends. Witness some of the amazing architecture the Dutch and English left behind, walk along the old colonial streets, seek out former mansions and pass several notable landmarks. Available from Colombo.

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£45

Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park

Early morning departure from Hambantota or Tangalle to Udawalawe National Park (approx 1½ hours drive). On arrival embark on a game drive by jeep, watching for elephants, deer, macaques, water buffalo and more. After lunch (included) proceed to the Elephant Transit Home (supported by the Born Free Foundation) to see orphaned elephants being bottle fed. Also available from Bentota, Kalutara and Galle.

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£149

Minneriya National Park game drive

Minneriya National Park game drive

Minneriya National Park may be relatively small but is home to a range of wildlife including deer, monkeys and hundreds of birds. It’s also a superb place to observe herds of elephants bathing or grazing on the grasses, partiuclarly during the dry months (Jul-Oct) for the ‘gathering’ when they migrate here in search of water and fresh grass. Available from Chilaw (approx 2 hours drive). Also available from Habarana, Sigiriya and Kandalama.

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£49

Whale watching

Whale watching

A half day excursion during which yoy may spot blue Whales, sperm whales, dwarf sperm whales, spinner dolphins, striped dolphins or Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins. Available along the south west coast from Nov-Mar while the east coast off Trincomalee is preferable from Mar-Apr. Dolphins can be seen until October.

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£149

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