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Sri Lanka Family Holiday

From £847 for 12 days
Trip Overview
Naturally gorgeous, culturally captivating and steeped in mysticism, Sri Lanka makes for a wonderful introduction to both travel and the Indian subcontinent for children and adults alike. Embark on a 12-day family tour and discover temples carved from cliffs, fortresses built on boulders and wildlife-rich parks. Expose your family to different ways of life while cycling through peaceful villages and touring working tea plantations. Wonder at wildlife when you go safari in search of wild elephants, deer and crocodiles. Chill out by the beach in Mirissa while the young ones are playing with other young travellers on the tour. Educational, active and leisurely paced, this trip is everything you could want in a family getaway.
Essential Info
Starts: Negombo
Ends: Colombo
Ages: Min 5
Theme: Family
Trip Code: IHHFL
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Sri Lanka
What's Included

Meals

11 Breakfasts included
1 Lunches included
2 Dinners included

Transport

Private bus,train,bicycle

Accommodation

10 nights Hotel,1 night camping

Trip Highlights

•   Imagine the once fearsome giant lion's head that marked the entrance to Sigiriya’s Lion Rock, then climb up to a 200 metre high abandoned palace fortress

•   Get up close to elephants in Udawalawe National Park, and learn about the nearby organisation that works with orphaned or abandoned baby elephants

•   Jump in a jeep to safari though national park, and feel the excitement and anticipation of maybe spotting a leopard

•   Watch the skills and precision of the local fishermen, and soak up the noise and smell at the Negombo fish market

•   See Buddha’s famous sacred tooth in Kandy, then watch out for the local monkeys as they hunt for snacks, drinks, trinkets – anything they can get their hands on!

•   Canoe down the picturesque yet feisty Kelani River, pass where the famous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’ was filmed, and enjoy watery fun surrounded by stunning forests

•   After a fun and activity-filled Sri Lankan adventure, spend a few days relaxing on one of the country’s most beautiful beaches

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 21st Dec 2019
Returning: 1st Jan 2020
£1,116pp
£868pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Dec 2019
Returning: 2nd Jan 2020
£1,210pp
£847pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Dec 2019
Returning: 8th Jan 2020
£1,160pp
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Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 29th Dec 2019
Returning: 9th Jan 2020
£1,240pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 4th Jan 2020
Returning: 15th Jan 2020
£1,090pp
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Fully Booked
Departing: 5th Jan 2020
Returning: 16th Jan 2020
£1,090pp
£981pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 11th Jan 2020
Returning: 22nd Jan 2020
£1,125pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Mar 2020
Returning: 8th Apr 2020
£1,090pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 2nd Apr 2020
Returning: 13th Apr 2020
£1,090pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Sri Lanka! Known as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, the island offers travellers palm-studded beaches, rolling plantations, and sacred sights steeped in spirituality. There are no activities planned today until your group welcome meeting at 5 pm. If you arrive with time to spare before the meeting, maybe spend some time relaxing poolside at the hotel or (if the family is keen to start exploring) head out on an Urban Adventure Spirit of Negombo day tour. This optional locally-led tour introduces your family to life in the seaside town.
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