Custom Journeys to Sri Lanka

The word ‘serendipity’ comes from the fortuitous discovery of this little jewel that seems to hang off the ledge of India’s southeast coast, and it is everything that the word suggests: a wonderful, pleasant surprise every time you visit it. That’s what the earliest Arabs thought: an emerald glow on the horizon, which turned into a gorgeous string of sparkling beaches that surround a thick mass of the most verdant forests teeming with life. And cascading waterfalls, sinuous rivers, early Buddhist temples, and the air redolent with the fragrance of cinnamon and cardamom. Since then, quaint villages and mighty colonial cities have sprouted, art, literature, culture and handicrafts have flourished, tea estates have unfurled out off the mists, and wildlife and nature parks thrive. But at the core of it all, it still remains that untarnished jewel that prompted its early visitors to call it Serendib, a classic that will please you down the ages.  

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SRI LANKA

SRI LANKA Highlights

Sri Lanka travel highlights for families, couples and other travelers.

Galle Sri Lanka
A Historian's Tour of Galle Fort
Take a guided tour of Galle Fort, led by a fourth generation resident, Shahira Iftikhar, and gain deep insights into the ancient culture, tradition and history of this fascinating UNESCO site. Learn about the details of all the events right from the time when the Portuguese entered the land up until the time the English left as your host walks you through its chequered and glorious past. See More >
Sri Lanka - Rambling through the Relics: The Kingdom of Polonnaruwa
Rambling through the Relics: The Kingdom of Polonnaruwa
This UNESCO World Heritage Site also once served as Sri Lanka's medival capital. Travel through the ruins and temples of this beautiful ancient kingdom and learn about its ancient history and culture. See More >
Sri Lanka - The Colourful History of Colombo With a prominent Historian
The Colourful History of Colombo With a prominent Historian
Walk through the oldest streets of Colombo with the charismatic historian Mark Forbes, as he gives you vivid and entertaining insights into the intriguing past and present of Sri Lanka. See More >
Sri Lanka - A Botany-expert's tour of The Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
A Botany-expert's tour of The Peradeniya Botanical Gardens
Enjoy quirky short side stories narrated by the Botany Expert, Professor Palipana, as you discover the astounding and beautiful botanical gardens. Situated by River Mahaweli, the land boasts the perfect Mediterranean climate. The Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens is a little haven situated at an elevation of 460 metres above sea level awaiting to mesmerise you with its breathtaking beauty! See More >
Sri Lanka - Savoury Meals With Local Chefs and Boat Rides Down The Kapuela River
Savoury Meals With Local Chefs and Boat Rides Down The Kapuela River
Pick up vegetables from the local markets of Sri Lanka, and then take a boat ride down the Kapuela River into the jungles. Enter into a daub hut in a local village and cook yourself a sumptuous meal with the local chefs. Enjoy a feast comprising eight different dishes served in a lotus leaf. Image Copyrights See More >
Sri Lanka - Take a Luxurious Family Safari Through The Udawalwe National Park
Take a Luxurious Family Safari Through The Udawalwe National Park
Enjoy an exclusive and luxurious safari through the famous Udawalawe National Park. One of the best spots in the world for elephant spotting, even surpassing many of the national parks in Africa, Udawalawe is a must-visit for the adventurer and nature-lover in you.  See More >
Sri Lanka - Wonder through the Ruins Of Anuradhapura: A UNESCO Heritage Site
Wonder through the Ruins Of Anuradhapura: A UNESCO Heritage Site
A marvelous collection of archeological and architectural wonders, the ruins of Anuradhapura are some of the most evocative in South Asia.  See More >
Sri Lanka - Arugam Bay: Surf's Up!
Arugam Bay: Surf's Up!
Discover Arugam Bay on the Indian Ocean, situated in the dry zone of Sri Lanka's Southern Coast. Explore local beaches, lagoons and historic temples. Take the kids for surfing lessons, or merely spend days relaxing on its picture-perfect beaches. See More >
Sri Lanka - The Rebirth of Lanka's most Historic Jaffna City.
The Rebirth of Lanka's most Historic Jaffna City.
Jaffna is a haven for all culture and history buffs which has just emerged into its own after the civil war. It boasts 1,448 Hindu temples, important Buddhist sites, restored Portuguese forts, crumbling colonial villas, and no tourist office. Wander its streets and breathe in the history, heritage and culture of Tamilian Sri Lanka. See More >
Sri Lanka - A Dazzling joyride through the Tea Plantations of Lanka
A Dazzling joyride through the Tea Plantations of Lanka
Enjoy a scenic and luxurious ride to a tea plantation in Kandy on a quaint narrow gauge train, guaranteed to stir up evocative images of its colonial past. While there, be sure to visit the the famous elephant orphanage of Pinnawala, a haven and sanctuary for Sri Lanka's gentle pachyderms (the kids will love it!). See More >
Sri Lanka - Explore the ancient art wonders of Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Explore the ancient art wonders of Sigiriya Rock Fortress
Trek up to Sri Lanka's most dramatic of archeological sites, the ruins of an ancient kingdom carved almost entirely out of bed-rock; the view from the top of the misty and verdant forests is unbeatable. Marvel at the early frescoes and unique carvings en route to the top. A cultural and wilderness adventure all rolled into one. See More >
Sri Lanka - Adams' Peak: A Spiritual Hike
Adams' Peak: A Spiritual Hike
Visit Adams peak, located in the southern regions of the Central Highlands. Largely surrounded by forested hills, it is home to a wildlife reserve housing many species varying from elephants to leopards. More important, check out the 'Sri Pada', a sacred footprint 1.8 metres high, thought to be (depending on whom you ask), the footprint of Buddha, or Adam (in both Christian and Islamic cultures). A holy peak, indeed. See More >
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