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Tea pickers in Nuwara Eliya

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Tea pickers in Nuwara Eliya

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  • Elephant near Sigiriya Rock

    Sri Lanka for families

    Sri Lanka
    • Relax in the beautiful countryside.

    • Explore some of Sri Lanka's cultural treasures.

    • Spot elephants on safari.

    • Enjoy the sunshine on untouched beaches.

    • Drink tea surrounded by tea plantations.

    13 days from $5,330pp

  • Galle coastline

    Private stay on Sri Lanka's south coast

    Sri Lanka
    • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle Fort.

    • Relax in the privacy of your luxury beachfront villa.

    • Cycle through the paddy fields and jungle surrounding Galle.

    • Learn to cook traditional Sri Lankan cuisine with a local expert.

    • Watch whales and dolphins from your private boat.

    • Discover the art of Sri Lankan mask painting.

    • Spot elephants in Udawalawe National Park.

    10 days from $5,600pp

  • Views of Sigiriya Rock Fortress

    Northern Sri Lanka tour including Jaffna

    Sri Lanka
    • Explore the famous Temple of The Sacred Tooth in Kandy

    • Stand on top of Sigiriya Rock and admire the views.

    • Walk through the ruins of historical Anuradhapura.

    • Discover the tourist free Tamil areas of the north.

    • Relax on the beach in Trincomalee.

    14 days from $6,350pp

  • Leopard in Yala National Park

    On the leopard's trail in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka
    • Track leopard in the Yala National Park.

    • Explore the rainforest of Sinharaja.

    • Follow the herds of elephants in Udawalawe.

    • Take a morning excursion to spot the blue whale and dolphins.

    • Climb Sigiriya Rock, past ancient wall paintings and carved lions feet, before emerging to panoramic views of the Sri Lankan countryside.

    • Take a train into the heart of the tea growing area.

    17 days from $7,120pp

  • Leopard in Yala National Park

    Highlights of Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka
    • Learn all about Sri Lanka's fascinating Buddhist history.

    • Enjoy a scenic train journey through tea plantations.

    • Absorb the atmosphere of quaint colonial Galle.

    • Search for leopards in Wilpattu and Yala National Park.

    • Take time out to relax on the beautiful southwest coast.

    19 days from $7,635pp


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