Sri Lanka's National Parks

From the North to the South Sri Lanka has a vast number of national parks where an array of animals can be found. Sri Lanka has pioneered the way in which countries protect its indigenous wildlife, with it being said that the first wildlife sanctuary was opened in the 3rd century BC.

The most famous of Sri Lanka’s national parks is Yala located on the South East coast of the island. Yala is home to a variety of animals from the elusive sloth bear to an abundance of birdlife and hard to forget is the almighty Leopard. In the Northwest of the island sits one of the oldest national parks, Wilpattu which offers the opportunity to see just as much wildlife as Yala without the crowds. The list goes on with regards to wildlife here and you would be hard pressed not to see elephants, sambar deer and water buffalo. To further escape the crowds head to the east side of the island to Gal Oya National Park where aside from the animals you can experience traditional village life with the local tribe known as the Veddhas. The people of Veddhas although slowly being closed in by the realities of the 21st century continue to live in mud huts and use a bow and arrow for hunting.

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We are extremely saddened by the events that took place in Sri Lanka on Sunday 21st April. We've been following the situation closely and with the recent changes in security, we're pleased to say that we can support the people of Sri Lanka and once again offer trips to this beautiful country. To encourage visitors to return, the Sri Lankan government are now offering free visas on arrival to key countries (including the US) beginning August 2019.

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Honeymoon to Sri Lanka

Koggala, Yala National Park, Nuwara Eliya & Bentota

If your idea of the perfect honeymoon is all about long, lazy days on a palm-fringed coastline with a dash of adventure thrown in, then Sri Lanka is the ideal destination. Sandwiching relaxing time on the beach with the beautiful landscapes of Yala National Park and the Hill Country this itinerary provides the perfect balance.

Best for: Adventure, Beach, Culture, History

Sri Lanka for Teenagers

Colombo, Wilpattu National Park, Hill Country, Nuwara Eliya & Tangalle

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination for teenagers. Remote villages to explore, national parks to visit and leopards to find, tuk tuks to take through ancient temples – the list is endless. Through this itinerary you’ll be able to experience all the highlights with a great combination of wildlife, adventure and culture before finishing up with some...

Best for: Adventure, Family, Teenagers, Culture

Sri Lanka in Depth

Colombo, Wilpattu National Park, Cultural Triangle, Kandy, Hill Country, Galle & Bentota

This itinerary offers an exciting, varied and in depth tour of the best that the tropical paradise of Sri Lanka has to offer. Through the itinerary we have included safaris in two National Parks, a visit to the cultural centre of the ancient Buddhist heartland, the beautifully scenic highlands and the stunning southern beaches.

Best for: Couples, History, Road trip, Adventure

Boutique Sri Lanka

Colombo, Kandy, Gal Oya National Park, Hatton, Galle & Balapitya

Enjoy a journey through Sri Lanka as you venture from Colombo to Kandy, from Gal Oya National Park to the Hill Country and finally finishing in Galle and the stunning south coast. With an interesting heritage, Sri Lanka offers some beautiful boutique properties full of character and charm. This itinerary is perfect for anyone visiting Sri Lanka for...

Best for: Beach, Culture, Wildlife, Family

Classic Sri Lanka

Kotugoda, Sigiriya, Kandy, Dickoya, Yala & Habaraduwa

This fantastic itinerary through Sri Lanka offers a brilliant introduction to this beautiful country. Venturing through National Parks, the Cultural Triangle, up into the Hill Country and some time on the beautiful south coast, you’ll have a chance to see and explore the main highlights, gaining a first-hand understanding of what makes this country...

Best for: Culture, History, Short Break, Wildlife

Off The Beaten Track Sri Lanka

Colombo, Anamaduwa, Wilpattu National Park, Anuradhapura, Kandy, Gal Oya National Park, Koslanda & Galle

Get off-the-beaten track in Sri Lanka venturing through some of the most diverse parts of the island. Explore both of the striking rural beauty, and also its spectacular wildlife. The itinerary combines an active holiday exploring the hidden countryside of the west of Sri Lanka with remote National Parks; the hill country in Kandy, the National...

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Off the beaten track, History

Sri Lanka and The Maldives in Style

Colombo, Kandy, Hatton, Yala National Park, Galle & North Malé Atoll in The Maldives

This lovely itinerary provides a luxury and stylish journey through Sri Lanka with a couple of nights to end in the Maldives. Sri Lanka is an unspoiled tropical gem that is brimming with things to do, from ancient Buddhist temples to vast swathes of tea plantations and from national parks to glorious colonial forts making in perfect for an...

Best for: Beach, Culture, History, Couples

Sri Lanka for Young Families

Kegalle, Yala National Park, Tangalle, Kotugoda

This easy but unique journey to Sri Lanka is great for kids or teenagers, with a private guide and driver included throughout. Carefully designed, it avoids too much driving around but it brilliantly blends lots of time exploring the hills and national parks with time to relax and play on a family friendly beach.

Best for: Family

Sri Lanka in Style

Kotugoda, Ancient Cities, Kandy, Hatton, Yala & Tangalle

Through this itinerary, discover the best of what Sri Lanka has to offer, staying in the very finest character hotels. Travel through the country taking in the rich culture and history with private guide and chauffeur with you throughout, making sure that you experience Sri Lanka in the best way possible.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Ultimate luxury, Honeymoon

Sri Lanka in the Summer

Colombo, Wilpattu National Park, Ancient Cities & Trincomalee

Our summer adventure uses the seasonal weather pattern of the country to see Sri Lanka slightly differently whilst still being able to enjoy the island's main highlights including wildlife, lush rural settings, tranquil beaches and key cultural sites. It is an ideal family adventure, offering much more than beach, and is great for those that want...

Best for: Family, Adventure, Beach, Couples

Wild Sri Lanka

Kotuguda, Wilpattu, Sigiriya, Gal Oya National Park, Nuwara Eliya, Yala National Park & Galle

Experience wild Sri Lanka on this off-the-beaten track itinerary. This journey takes you through the length and breadth of this diverse teardrop isle. Through undulating hills, low grasslands and golden coast, enjoy incredible wildlife and culture throughout. With hundreds of species of endemic birds as well as a growing number of leopard sightings...

Best for: Beach, Wildlife, Couples, Culture

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