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Sri Lanka Family Holiday

Sri Lanka Family Holiday

Naturally gorgeous, culturally captivating and steeped in mysticism, Sri Lanka makes for a wonderful introduction to both travel and the Indian subcontinent. Discover temples carved from cliffs in Dambulla and fortresses built on boulders in Sigiriya. Cycle through peaceful scenes of village life and tour working tea plantations in the hill country around Bandarawela. Visit the country's most significant religious relic, the Temple of the Tooth, in Kandy and see where Sri Lanka's last royals sat in Polonnaruwa. Safari through Uda Walawe National Park in search of leopards and monkeys, see baby elephants up close at a rescue centre and chill out by the beach in Tangalle. Educational, active and leisurely paced, this trip is everything you could want in a family getaway.

Holiday Highlights

  • Take in sweeping vistas of the outlying terrain from Sigiriya's rock-top fortress
  • Spy elephants in their natural habitat at Uda Walawe National Park and see rescued infants up close at the onsite Elephant Transit Home
  • Learn the steps of traditional Kandyan dance during lessons with the locals
  • Soak up some beach time along the pristine, palm-fringed sands of Tangalle
  • See Buddha’s famous sacred tooth in Kandy, then watch out for the local monkeys as they hunt for snacks, drinks, trinkets – anything they can get their hands on!
  • Canoe down the picturesque yet feisty Kelani River, pass where the famous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’ was filmed, and enjoy watery fun surrounded by stunning forests
  • After a fun and activity-filled Sri Lankan adventure, spend a few days relaxing on one of the country’s most beautiful beaches
  • Camp in an idyllic tea plantation
  • Set out on a jeep safari through Uda Walawe National Park
  • Relax on palm-fringed beaches
Physical
Cultural
Max Group Size16Duration14 days
ThemesFamily, Wildlife, Wildlife
CategorySilverThe classic small group tour, with some included activities and staying at reasonably priced accommodation.

Holiday Provided By

Organised by Orla

Orla Tooher, Senior Travel Consultant

Total From €1,750
Nights  13

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Pricing Information
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Please call our sales team on 353 1 2412356 to book this tour.
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