The small group tour is a superb introduction to the wildlife and beautiful scenery of Sri Lanka. A treat for the animal enthusiast with the chance to see elephants, sambhur, bear monkeys and even the scences.
Sri Lanka is home to some of South Asia's most intriguing religious and cultural attractions, featuring elaborate art and architecture, and spectacular festivals, for those who want to learn more about the island's long and fascinating history, and rich cultural heritage.
Historical sites such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla, once home to flourishing ancient kingdoms, still retain many relics and artefacts of bygone eras. The famous rock fortress of Sigiriya, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and the Esala Perahera of Kandy, are places that one should consider visiting. An island of diverse communities, there are many religious festivals that take place year around, from Vesak for Buddhists, Nallur Festival for Hindus and Madhu Festival for Catholics.
Renowned for its golden beaches, the island of Sri Lanka with its numerous Sri Lanka tours draws thousands of tourists to its quaint coastal towns, each year. Fringed by palm trees, soft sand and azulene waters, these beaches make an ideal holiday for those wanting to soak up some sun and bathe in the picturesque Indian Ocean.
Thriving tourist hotspots, towns such as Negombo in the west, Trincomalee and Arugam Bay in the east, and Bentota, Galle, Unawatuna and Mirissa in the south, are perfect destinations for Sri Lanka tailor made tours or for any type of getaway, from budget-friendly to luxury, and boast many resorts, guesthouses, restaurants and fun activities.
A home away from home for the British Colony, the hills of Sri Lanka offer a cooler, more relaxed factor to the Sri Lankan experience. Pleasant temperatures, colonial buildings and warm food are what make the Sri Lankan hills a jewel is this diverse island. Kandy, the hill capital can be accessed by both land and air. The most popular land route is by train which offers amazing scenic views of the countryside. Trains leave daily from the Fort Railway Station in Colombo. As of recent, Kandy is accessible by air directly from the airport greatly reducing travelling time.
The town of Nuwara Eliya still retains much of its British colonial charm earning the name Little England. Nestled 2000 kilometres above sea level it is one of the coldest regions of Sri Lanka with the annual average temperature or 20 degrees Celsius. Sit inside a colonial home and drink the finest tea considered to be the best in the world. Surrounding this beautiful, peaceful town are Ella, Bandarawela and Haputale all cities that are set against backdrops of tea estates. For the adventurous a trek through Horton Plains and Worlds End is highly recommended.
This is an active tour which includes plenty of manageable activities such as treks, safaris, bicycle tours and white water rafting yet with adequate time at leisure to explore or relax.