Sri Lanka Colombo Beira lake
Sri Lanka Colombo towers and domes of Jami Ul Alfar Mosque Pettah market
Sri Lanka Colombo Seema Malaka temple on Beira Lake

Cosmopolitan Colombo is more than just the gateway to Sri Lanka.

Here, you can learn about Sri Lanka’s multi-ethnic history, with churches, mosques and temples all in a line, street food with influences from around the world, and shopping in a mix of ancient markets and huge malls in Pettah.

Sri Lanka undiscovered

An expert guide to Sri Lanka's hidden gems

From ancient ruins to a vibrant and welcoming contemporary culture; from lazy afternoons on glorious beaches, to hikes through the rolling hills of tea country and wild elephant spotting in untouched national parks; Sri Lanka is a destination that truly has it all. Despite having its hard-won stability rocked by occasional political disputes, Sri Lanka's tourism infrastructure is developing in leaps and bounds. Hospitality is warm and abundant, transport is convenient, and accommodation – particularly in the independent boutique sector – is more

16 days

Complete Sri Lanka

Ancient temples and endless beaches
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13 days

Southern Sri Lanka experience

Tea, treks and Tangalle’s beaches
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17 days

Nature and wildlife explorer

The best of rural Sri Lanka
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14 days

Undiscovered Sri Lanka

Explore the hidden northeast
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14 days

Slow travel Sri Lanka

Culture, countryside and beaches
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16 days

Sri Lanka Cultural Triangle and Maldives beaches

Luxury Sri Lanka and Maldives adventure
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Colombo Tours

Kandy, Wilpattu National Park, Dambulla (and 3 more)

Sri Lankan Family Summer Holiday

16 day family friendly tour across Sri Lanka

16 daysFrom £2,180
Yala National Park, Colombo, Galle

Hills and Thrills

11 day privately guided tour across Sri Lanka

11 daysFrom £1,900
Yala National Park, Polonnaruwa, Colombo (and 3 more)

Luxury Family Holiday + Seaplane

A luxurious family adventure across Sri Lanka

17 daysFrom £4,000
Yala National Park, Colombo, Knuckles Mountain Range (and 2 more)

Birds of Sri Lanka

Natural wildlife and birdwatching in Sri Lanka

17 daysFrom £4,000
Polonnaruwa, Colombo, Galle (and 8 more)

A Taste of Sri Lanka

2-Week Sri Lanka Highlights Holiday Itinerary - Culture, Wildlife & Beaches

14 daysFrom £1,695
Colombo, Knuckles Mountain Range, Gal Oya National Park (and 4 more)

Sri Lanka Uncovered

2-weeks Sri Lanka off the Beaten Path Itinerary

15 daysFrom £2,348

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