A diverse and vibrant country, Sri Lanka has plenty to offer creative spirits. During this unique 10 day tour, you will stay with a local artist family in rural Kandy. Whilst there, you will take part in writing masterclasses, cooking lessons and landscape painting workshops before heading out into Kandy to put your new skills to the test. Admiring the architecture with an expert eye, you will paint the city's most iconic sites under the guidance of your talented hosts. After 5 days of creative workshops, you will take in the charms of Yala National Park before exploring Galle Fort.
For those with only a handful of days to spare, this tour encompasses the highlights of Sri Lanka's shimmering south-west in a glorious cluster. From the karst and dramatic landscape of Sigiriya, on to the bright and leafy cultural centre of Kandy. You'll chance some fantastic wildlife encounters at Yala, and finish in the memorable colonial town of Galle. Take what you can of Sri Lanka's unforgettable experiences on this tour - and be sure to come back again for longer.
For one life-affirming trip soaking in some of Sri Lanka's most alluring highlights, this itinerary offers as much nature, beauty and diversity as you can pack into one week. Spot cheetahs and elephants in Minneriya and Yala, absorb the uplifting Kandy atmosphere, take a bicycle through colonial villages, and trek in the stunning Horton Plains.
An extensive trip of Sri Lanka that allows you to get under the skin of this vibrant and beautifully diverse country. You can embrace the slow-paced and carefree way of life that Sri Lankans have been following for centuries with a longer trip that has it all - fascinating history, endearing culture and stunning natural wonders. See Sri Lanka's most important Buddhsit relic - a tooth of the Buddha - at Kandy's Temple of the Sacred Tooth, breathe in the fresh, tea-scented air of the Hill Country on one of the most beautiful train journey's in the world and soak up the sun on the paradisaical southern beaches.
Short and sweet, and sunny. A trip that covers all the best that the South has to offer, creating a perfect package of adventure and relaxation. Get a glimpse of Sri Lanka's colonial past with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Galle Fort, and experience the country's wild side with a safari in Yala National Park where you can spot the majestic yet elusive leopard. End your whirlwind tour of the South on the beautiful coastline, watching baby turtles begin their daring journey into the big blue and soaking up the sun on the golden sand of the beaches in Tangalle.
This is a classic Sri Lanka trip which comprises some of the island's best boutique and luxury hotels reputed for their character and ambiance. This trip covers culture, nature, the scenic hill country, wildlife and beaches.
Short on time? This one week trip packs in some of the highlights of Sri Lanka - including the historical cultural triangle region, the tea plantations of the hill country, Yala National Park and the colonial town of Galle. A few extra nights would make for a more relaxing trip - an extra night or two in Galle is recommended. You could easily add on time at the beach at the end as well.
Designed particularly for those travelling in the summer months of May to October, this itinerary is planned to avoid as far as possible some of the humidity and downpours that affect some parts of the country during this time. Taking in the historical 'cultural triangle' region, you'll also have the chance to spot leopard in Wilpattu National Park, and spend some time relaxing on the lesser visited east coast. You could easily extend your time at the beach, or spend more time in Wilpattu National Park if you're interested in wildlife.
A great trip for those looking for a slightly more active and off the beaten track trip. You'll stay in some unique, memorable and charming properties to make for an all round memorable trip. Start with the Mud House, where you experience rural life in Sri Lanka. Spot leopard, elephant and other flora and fauna in the lesser visited Wilpattu National Park. Learn about Sri Lanka's pre-colonial history and culture in the cultural triangle and try some trekking in Knuckles Mountains; ascend Adam's peak in time for a spectacular sunrise. You could easily extend the trip further by finishing with a few days at the coast to relax and recover from your exertions.
A slower paced trip that shows you the variety that Sri Lanka has to offer, at a relaxed pace. Stay in some charming, smaller properties, and experience our country beyond the crowds. Do some gentle cycling to explore the countryside, see whales if you're here at the right time of year, and get an authentic experience of Yala by staying in comfortable safari-style tents - and much more!