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Colombo Trips & Tours

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North Sri Lanka Revealed tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
18 Days
$ 138 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,365

Highlights

  • The unexplored north, including the Hindu temples of Jaffna
  • Game drives in Wilpattu and Udawalawe National Parks
  • Discover the ancient capital of Anuradhapura
  • Climb the rock fortress at Sigirya for breathtaking views
  • The beautiful lakeside town of Kandy
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Wild Sri Lanka tour

Nature & Wildlife, Safari

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 230 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,525

Highlights

  • Private whale watching from a chartered boat
  • Four game drives within Yala and Udawalawe National Parks
  • Sinharaja Rainforest and tranquil Talalla beach
  • Naturalist guides throughout
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North Sri Lanka Revealed tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
18 Days
$ 129 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,325

Highlights

  • The unexplored north, including the Hindu temples of Jaffna
  • Game drives in Wilpattu and Udawalawe National Parks
  • Discover the ancient capital of Anuradhapura
  • Climb the rock fortress at Sigirya for breathtaking views
  • The beautiful lakeside town of Kandy
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Cycle Sri Lanka tour

Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
14 Days
$ 156 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,460

Highlights

  • Cycle Backroads and tea plantations - Ride through the rural villages and hill country of Sri Lanka's central highlands
  • Sigiriya - The stunning cave temples at Dambulla and the mountain top fortress of King Kassapa
  • Polonnaruwa - Explore the ancient city of Polonnaruwa by bike
  • Kandy - Lovely gardens and the unique Temple of the Tooth
  • Unawatuna - Relax beside the golden beaches and explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle fortress
  • Nature and wildlife - A chance to take game drives through Udawalawe and Yala National Parks
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Wonders of Sri Lanka Summer 2018 tour

Cultural, Education / Learning

4.5 | Great | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 264 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,425

Highlights

  • City Tour of Colombo
  • Visit the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya Temple in Colombo, the Lion Rock at Sigiriya, the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy
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Best of Sri Lanka & Southern India tour

Cultural, Festivals & Special Events

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
20 Days
$ 174 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Sri Lanka, Kerala, Colombo, Kochi
From
$ 3,405

Highlights

  • Ancient architecture and temples
  • Historic tea plantations and spice gardens
  • Cruise the tranquil backwaters of Kerala
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North Sri Lanka Explorer tour

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
15 Days
$ 153 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,147

Highlights

  • Jaffna and Mannar - Explore the lesser visited north with its colourful Tamil culture and ornate Hindu temples
  • National Parks - Spot leopard, elephant and sambar deer in their natural habitat
  • Whale watching - Search for Blue and Sperm whales off the coast of Trincomalee
  • Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya - Discover ancient capitals, painted cave temples and the dramatic 'Sky Fortress'
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Discover Sri Lanka tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 163 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo, Negombo
From
$ 1,954

Highlights

  • Explore ruins and archaeological sites with local experts
  • Take in a lecture on elephant conservation
  • Search out leopards at wilpattu national park
  • Enjoy a taste of tea at its source
  • Learn about local ingredients and flavours during a cooking demonstration
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Sri Lanka on a Shoestring tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 80 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Negombo, Colombo
From
$ 960

Highlights

  • Trek through luscious green hills
  • Journey amongst sri lanka's most breath-taking scenery
  • Sample local cuisine at a village meal
  • Inhale local flavours at a spice garden
  • Explore southern sri lankan beaches
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Sri Lanka and South India: Architecture, Animals, Arts and Ambiance tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

5.0 | Excellent | 96 Reviews
18 Days
$ 394 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: India, Sri Lanka, Chennai, Colombo, Kochi
From
$ 7,095

Highlights

  • Visit Sigiriya
  • Explore Minneriya National Park
  • See Kandy's Temple of the Tooth
  • Explore Chennai
  • Visit Madurai's Minakshi Temple
  • Enjoy Kathakali show in Cochin
  • Spend an overnight on a South Indian houseboat
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Family Adventure tour

Cultural, Cycling & Biking, Nature & Wildlife, Hiking & Walking

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4.4 | Great | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 138 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo, Negombo
From
$ 1,650

Highlights

  • Explore this beach-front town nicknamed “Little Rome” with its rich colonial history and magnificent churches at Negombo
  • Discover Sri Lanka’s landscapes, driving along paddy fields, palm trees and hills.
  • Enjoy walks or bicycle rides in the neighbouring villages of Anamaduwa
  • Visit an ancient fortress in Yapahuwa
  • Explore the legendary Sigiriya rock fortress, an ancient royal abode built into solid rock
  • Visit Polonnaruwa, the island’s capital during the 11th and 12th centuries
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Sri Lankan Adventure tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, Relaxing Retreats

4.7 | Excellent | 8 Reviews
11 Days
$ 102 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Negombo, Colombo
From
$ 1,125

Highlights

  • Shark, squid, barracuda and hundreds of things with fins that nobody knows the name of – visit the sea-nsational negombo fish market
  • Practice sticking out your little finger and delicately holding a teacup with your thumb and forefinger. why? to prep for a delicious cuppa in the tea-heartland of kandy
  • Leave the imprint of you face on the train window as you stare out wide-eyed from kandy to ella – it’s basically a 6-hour movie of amazing scenery
  • Go on safari in search of leopards and elephants in yala national park
  • Sri lanka + unawatuna's golden beach + blue ocean + three nights = the cure for (most) of life’s problems
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Sri Lanka: North to South tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

5.0 | Excellent | 96 Reviews
14 Days
$ 521 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 7,295

Highlights

  • Experience the safari in Minneriya National Park
  • Visit Royal Botanical Gardens
  • Discover Dambulla rock temple
  • Visit Tea Plantation and cinnamon plantation
  • Enjoy a private Kandyan Dance
  • Visit Kandy National Museum
  • Discover Sigiriya
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Jewels of Sri Lanka tour

Cultural

4.5 | Great | 13 Reviews
14 Days
$ 219 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo, Negombo
From
$ 3,065

Highlights

  • Included trips to key sites and plenty of free time to discover sri lanka yourself, this trip is the perfect balance between guidance and space
  • Contrast the mix of incredible landscapes, as you weave through the city, relax on white sandy beaches, delve into temple caves and wander ancient sites
  • With a history touched by portuguese, dutch and british influences and a society with a devout adherence to the buddhist faith, this island-nation has incredible diversity
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Classical Sri Lanka (Summer 2018) tour
4.8 | Excellent | 6 Reviews
9 Days
$ 325 per day
 
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,925

Highlights

  • Negombo: Join your Travelling Concierge and get to know your fellow travellers during your Welcome Dinner.
  • Nuwara Eliya: Walk through the tea plantations and reach the home of a tea plucker to experience their lifestyle as you join the family for a local meal. The culinary experience is completely different to that of general Sri Lankan cuisine as the origin is from south of India.
  • Colombo: Your mouth-watering Celebration Dinner features the best of Sri Lankan cuisine.
  • Dining Summary: 8 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 4 Dinners (D) and 3 Dinner with Wine (DW). 22 Dec includes an additional Christmas Eve Highlight Dinner in Harbarana.
  • Negombo: During your guided tour of a local pineapple plantation, learn all about the cultivation and harvesting of this tropical fruit.
  • Habarana: With your Travelling Concierge you will visit the former capital of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura. Admire the architectural wonders of this first-kingdom that rules for a thousand years.
  • Sigiriya: Visit this famous fortress set upon its prominent rocky outcrop.
  • Polonnaruwa: Your visit to the archaeological park will reveal what life in the area was like when the city was thriving, 800-years-ago.
  • Dambulla: See Raja Maha Vihara - the most impressive of Sri Lanka's Cave Temples.
  • Kandy: Visit the Sacred Tooth Relic Temple and in the evening, witness a traditional dance performance.
  • Nuwara Eliya: Join your Local Expert to visit a tea plantation and learn how this crop is produced. You'll even have the opportunity to experience the traditional technique of tea-leaf picking, before sampling some of the freshest tea possible.
  • Nuwara Eliya: The city has a vaguely British feel - see the colonial-era bungalows and Tudor-style building with pretty gardens during your evening orientation with your Travelling Concierge.
  • Nuwara Eliya: Experience village life as it is today when you visit a local school and a Hindu temple.
  • Galle: During your orientation of this UNESCO World Heritage Site see the ramparts of the fort.
  • Galle: A Local Expert will guide you through your visit to Galle Fort, sharing the history and culture of this living fortified city.
  • Negombo: Relax after your flight, at the fantastic beach-side Jetwing Beach. With spacious guest rooms and wonderful facilities, including a large outdoor pool and spa. This is a great place to start your holiday.
  • Habarana: Offering bungalow-style rooms surrounded by greenery, Habarana Village is a perfect location to explore the Cultural Triangle. The hotel features an outdoor pool and facilities for tennis, volleyball and badminton.
  • Kandy: Situated along the banks of Mahaweli River, Mahaweli Reach Hotel offers 5-star accommodation with rolling mountains as a backdrop. It features a large outdoor pool, Ayurvedic centre and fitness facilities.
  • Colombo: Lakeside Colombo sits in the heart of Colombo, nestled between a lake and the bustling city, creating the perfect, urban getaway.
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Rainforest, Turtles, and Leopards tour

Nature & Wildlife, Birding

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4.4 | Great | 100+ Reviews
5 Days
$ 255 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 1,276

Highlights

  • Visit Galle, UNESCO world heritage site, is one of the best-preserved Dutch fortresses in Sri Lanka
  • Discover Sri Lanka
  • Enjoy Whale Watching in Mirissa
  • Explore Sinharaja Forest Reserve
  • Visit Yala National Park, the best known and most visited park of Sri Lanka
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Southern India and Sri Lanka Intensive Tour tour

Cultural, Family Friendly, Local Immersion & Homestays, Photography, National Parks

5.0 | Excellent | 18 Reviews
20 Days
$ 170 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Very Easy

Very Easy Physical LevelMinimal walking. Motor vehicles for all major parts of trip. Wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Most cruises.

Visits: India, Sri Lanka, Abu Simbel, Colombo, Kochi, Mumbai
From
$ 3,399

Highlights

  • Explore Mumbai, the heart of the Hindi-language Bollywood film industry;
  • Visit Aurangabad, the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves;
  • Watch Kerala’s ancient performing art - Kathakali dance show in Kochi;
  • Enjoy Backwaters cruise;
  • Transfer to Sri Lanka to take a bite of this black tea kingdom. 
  • Visit the temple of the tooth 
  • Admire traditional Kandyan Dance in Kandy.
  • Visit the tea plantation destination - Nuwara Eliya. 
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Bliss of Sri Lanka

Cultural

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 210 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,311

Highlights

  • Opportunity to see the UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Visit Anuradhapura the greatest city in the history of Sri Lanka
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage site, Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Awesome safari of Yala National Park which is undoubtedly the largest and most popular in Sri Lanka
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Heritage and Wildlife Tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 202 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka
From
$ 2,624

Highlights

  • Discover Sri Lanka
  • Explore Sigiriya where you will be climbing the 5th century rock fortress (built by King Kashyapa) which is now a World Heritage Site
  • Visit the amazing Peradeniya’s Royal Botanical Garden, built as a ‘joyful garden
  • Visit fascinating Yala is the biggest National Park in Sri Lanka and a residence to wild boar, elephants, leopard, buffalo and other more
  • Visit Galle Fort originally built by the Portuguese (World Heritage Site)
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Wildlife of Sri Lanka

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
8 Days
$ 268 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Sri Lanka, Colombo
From
$ 2,145

Highlights

  • Explore Colombo
  • See the Udawalawe National Park
  • Visit Bundala National Park/Yala
  • See the amazing Wild life
  • Visit To A Tea Plantation
  • Experience Jeep Safaris
  • Discover Natural Sri Lankan beauty
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