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Sri Lanka Family Holiday

From £1007 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. Discover temples carved from cliffs in Dambulla and fortresses built on boulders in Sigiriya. Cycle through peaceful scenes of village life and tour working tea plantations in the hill country around Bandarawela. Visit the country's most significant religious relic, the Temple of the Tooth, in Kandy, safari through Udawalawe National Park in search of leopards, monkeys and elephants and chill out by the beach in Mirissa. 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 Sep 2019
Returning: 2nd Oct 2019
£1,185pp
£1,007pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Sep 2019
Returning: 3rd Oct 2019
£1,140pp
£1,026pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 24th Sep 2019
Returning: 5th Oct 2019
£1,140pp
£1,026pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 21st Dec 2019
Returning: 1st Jan 2020
£1,195pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Dec 2019
Returning: 2nd Jan 2020
£1,210pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Dec 2019
Returning: 7th Jan 2020
£1,175pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Dec 2019
Returning: 8th Jan 2020
£1,160pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 29th Dec 2019
Returning: 9th Jan 2020
£1,240pp
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Limited Availability
4 spaces
Departing: 4th Jan 2020
Returning: 15th Jan 2020
£1,125pp
£1,070pp
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Fully Booked
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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 5pm. We'll be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have these with you. If arriving in Negombo earlier, spend some time poolside at the hotel, or head out to explore the neighbourhood.
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