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Isurumuniya Temple in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka vacations 2023 & 2024

Isurumuniya Temple in Sri Lanka

The cultural triangle, neatly tended tea estates, rose-gold beaches... On a tailor-made vacation to Sri Lanka with Audley, you’ll see the highlights — and much more — your way. We’ll design your ideal trip with you, paying close attention to your interests, your travel style and your budget. Our Sri Lanka specialists know the country inside out and can lead you to experiences you won’t find in a guidebook.

Admire the cave frescoes of Dambulla and clamber to the top of Sigiriya Rock’s fortress. Join pilgrims as they stroll the ruins of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Pause at a roadside fruit stall for a fresh banana. Spot elephants, birdlife and, if you’re lucky, a leopard, in Yala National Park. Take a traditional mask-making class and compare your skills with those sold in the boutiques of Dutch-colonial Galle.

Long stretches of coastline, Colombo’s artisanal markets, a plantation-home stay… What excites you? Travel at your own pace, in your own style, with the confidence that we’ll show you the best options, wherever you go.

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Suggested tours for Sri Lanka

Soft-sand beaches, convivial culture, and wildlife-spotting opportunities: these are just some of the things we can include on your trip to Sri Lanka. We can help you explore the world-famous Cultural Triangle, or combine your time with a stay on a secluded island in the Maldives.

Suggested activities for Sri Lanka

Take in the picturesque railway journey to Nuwara Eliya, search for leopards in Yala National Park , or marvel at the intricate costumes during a traditional Kandyan dance performance. Whatever inspires your trip to Sri Lanka, we can recommend experiences that will show you the country in a new light.

  • Tea Estate Visit
    Visit to a tea plantation, Hatton

    Tea Estate Visit

    Nuwara Eliya

    Tea Estate Visit

    Driving through the twisting roads of the tea estate, you see the colorful women, mainly of Tamil origin, at work in the plantations.

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  • Whale watching
    Young blue whale breaching not far from Sri Lanka's southern beaches

    Whale watching


    Whale watching

    Sri Lanka is becoming one of the most successful places to see both blue and sperm whales, which can be found off the island's southern coast.

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  • Kandyan Dance Performance & Temple of the Tooth
    Temple of the Tooth, Kandy, Sri Lanka

    Kandyan Dance Performance & Temple of the Tooth


    Kandyan Dance Performance & Temple of the Tooth

    Traditional Kandyan dances include the cobra dance, mask dance, the Ginisisila, showing power over fire. The entire frenetic and colorful spectacle climaxes with the amazing fire-walking act.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made tours
  • Fully protected travel
  • Established for over 25 years
  • 98% of our clients would recommend us

Best time to visit

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