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Sri Lanka holidays, tailor made

Early Arab traders named Sri Lanka “Serendib” – which is where the word serendipity comes from, meaning discovery by happy accident. It’s a verdant, tropical island, that’s both rich in culture but also in natural beauty and wildlife. Our tailor made Sri Lanka holidays can pick and mix from the best of this diverse country, which boasts nine World Heritage Sites, 14 national parks, 86 species of mammals, including elephants and leopards, lush hill country where tea is grown and an Indian Ocean coastline with sandy beaches and swaying palms. No wonder Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as “undoubtedly the finest island of its size in the world”. For our tailor made Sri Lanka holidays we have ...Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Wildlife holiday in Sri Lanka, private departure

Marco Polo decided Sri Lanka as ‘undoubtedly the finest island of its size in the world’ and that description remains accurate today! This lush, tropical paradise was known to Arab traders as Serendib – hence the word ‘serendipity’, meaning discovery by happy accident – and for a small island, it has much to offer visitors interested in nature and wildlife. Sri Lanka’s very own Big Four are here – leopard, sloth bear, elephant and blue whale – and this 15-day trip includes all the highlights of this environmentally diverse country. Sri Lanka’s 86 species of mammals, more than 400 bird species and colourful array of flowering plants and trees are all found within its 21 National Parks and ...Read more >
From £2,095 excluding flights

Weddings in Sri Lanka

Arranging a wedding in Sri Lanka will give you a truly memorable start to married life. On this 15-day tailor made tour you’ll exchange your vows at Kahanda Kanda, a gorgeous boutique hotel set on a 12-acre tea estate just outside the heritage city of Galle. You’ll have a couple of days at leisure before the ceremony itself, so there’s plenty of time to explore the local rice fields and beaches, returning each evening to sleep in your plush suite, which comes complete with a private pool and garden. Your wedding day can be tailored to suit your preferences, but it will include the ceremony and a private reception, including a photographer, wedding cake, champagne and dinner. All ...Read more >
From £4,695 excluding flights

Northern Sri Lanka holiday

Travel north to experience a very different Sri Lanka with its vast lagoons full of migrant waders, donkeys and baobabs, Tamil script and Hindi songstresses, bicycles and Brahman cows. Since the declaration of peace on the island in 2009, the north and east of the country have opened up and developed, but not too much – yet. So now is the time to visit on your very own tailor-made holiday. Our suggested itinerary takes in Mannar Island, Jaffna, the east coast around Trincomalee and the Cultural Triangle. The flat lands of the north-western coastal plain are similar to the dry zone regions of the southeast until you reach the causeway. Here everything changes with the typical scrub jungle ...Read more >
From £2,175 excluding flights

Fair trade tour in Sri Lanka

The Fairtrade organisation is a social movement whose objective is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading and working conditions – and we can all contribute to this goal. A fair and equitable way of life should be the rule and in Sri Lanka we encourage cultural exchange, social awareness, local employment and self-development through our tailor-made holidays. With fairly traded goods and services you have the power to change the world every day since simple shopping or holiday choices can get local producers and providers a better deal. This means that they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead the dignified life everyone deserves. There is a ...Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Sri Lanka holiday with boutique hotels

First stop is The Wallawwa, an ideal venue for post- and pre-flight pampering. Set in a former manor house surrounded by tropical gardens it offers elegant guestrooms, gourmet cuisine, discreet service and a decadent spa. Next you’ll travel up into the hills for a stay at Mountbatten Bungalow in Kandy. This is a is a tastefully renovated and refurbished century-old tea planter’s bungalow once the war office and sometimes private residence of Lord Mountbatten of Burma, hence its name. Experience a special moment in time, a bygone era of grace and elegance that is still tangible today. A real gem at the southern end of the Hill Country, Living Heritage Koslanda is next on the agenda. ...Read more >
From £1,995 excluding flights

Sri Lanka tour & beach holiday

Lush, tropical Sri Lanka is packed full of culture, history, wildlife and natural beauty, especially given its diminutive size. In fact, explorer Marco Polo once described it as "undoubtedly the finest island of its size in the world". This Sri Lanka tour and beach holiday will take you on an unforgettable journey to the country’s beaches, heritage sites and National Parks. This holiday is based at two different beachside hotels depending on the prevailing monsoon season: Jetwing Sea on the west coast from November to April and Trinco Blu by Cinnamon on the east coast from May to October. Jetwing Sea is a contemporary coastal resort that blends the finest of tropical luxury with ...Read more >
From £1,845 excluding flights

Sri Lanka boutique hotels holiday

Sri Lanka may be petite but it’s overflowing with tropical goodness. The coastline is lined with gorgeous beaches; the hills of the interior are lush and green; the 14 National Parks are rich in wildlife; and there are nine UNESCO World Heritage sites, one of which dates back to the 3rd century BC. This Sri Lanka boutique hotels holiday whisks you round the country’s hot spots, while staying in characterful properties in beautiful locations, all of which have a high standard of food, service and décor. Close to the airport, the Wallawwa is a former manor house set in expansive tropical gardens filled with birdsong. It’s an ideal venue for post- and pre-flight pampering - the peaceful ...Read more >
From £2,345 excluding flights

Beach holiday & tour in Sri Lanka

This Indian Ocean jewel was a favourite of the explorer Marco Polo, and Arab traders called it Serendib, meaning serendipity: a happy accident. On this tailor made beach holiday and tour in Sri Lanka you’ll get to experience some of the beauty that so entranced these ancient travellers. The first week of this holiday is based at 4-star+ Heritance Ahungalla. Set on an unspoilt, palm-fringed beach on the island's southwest coast, this iconic hotel was designed by Geoffrey Bawa, Sri Lanka's most celebrated contemporary architect. As well as relaxing on the beach, there’s also the option of riverboat trips around the coastal lagoons and mangrove-clad waterways, with the chance of spotting ...Read more >
From £2,195 excluding flights

Sri Lanka and Maldives holidays

As Sri Lanka and Maldives holidays go, this tailor made two week trip promises a magical mix between culture, heritage and natural wonders in both of these stunning countries. As local experts, we have been creating holidays here for people for many years, finding you hotels or villas with some of the best locations. Such as in Sri Lanka, where your trip begins at the iconic and eco chic Heritance Kandalama hotel, located around a mountain with Sigiriya rock fortress on the horizon. This is just one of three points on Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the artery of ancient Sinhalese civilisation, the other two being the vast palaces of Anuradhapura and the ruins of Polonnaruwa. From cultural ...Read more >
From £3,345 excluding flights