Sri Lanka with Kids

Kegalle, Yala National Park, Tangalle, Kotugoda
12 nights private tour from $5,000 per person

This easy but unique journey to Sri Lanka is great for families with children 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.

Sri Lanka with Kids
At a glance
  • Perfect for younger families as well as families with teenagers

  • See some of Sri Lanka's most wonderful highlights without too much driving, ideal for families with younger children

  • Go in search of leopards in Yala National Park

  • Visit tea factories, spice and rubber plantations and if you wish go hiking into the hill country

Journey highlights
  • Perfect for younger families as well as families with teenagers

  • See some of Sri Lanka's most wonderful highlights without too much driving, ideal for families with younger children

  • Go in search of leopards in Yala National Park

  • Visit tea factories, spice and rubber plantations and if you wish go hiking into the hill country

Our tailor made journeys include:
  • Your dedicated Travel Consultant who will take care of arrangements
  • Private international airport transfers in destination
  • Your own private, English-speaking local guides
  • Unique experiences, hand-picked by our Journeys team
  • Entrance to must-see local sites
  • Dedicated 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • Complimentary access to My Scott Dunn – industry-leading travel app providing pre-departure information and in-journey support

When to visit

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Year round destination. Because the Hill Country it so high up it rarely gets unbearably hot. The months of December to April are probably the best time to visit, as temperatures rise to around 28C during the day but cool down at night. During the monsoon season from October to December you can expect heavy downpours. June to September are the driest months here, when there’s almost no rain at all.


Price Guide: (per person based on double occupancy and excludes international flights)

Departing Price from*
  • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
  • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
  • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
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May $5,000 $1,300 plan your trip
June $5,000 $1,300 plan your trip
July $7,000 $1,800 plan your trip
August $7,000 $1,800 plan your trip
September $6,000 $1,500 plan your trip
October $5,000 $1,300 plan your trip
November $6,000 $1,500 plan your trip
December $7,000 $1,800 plan your trip
January $7,000 $1,800 plan your trip
February $7,000 $1,800 plan your trip
March $7,000 $1,800 plan your trip
April $6,000 $1,500 plan your trip
  • May
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $5,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,300
  • June
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $5,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,300
  • July
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $7,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,800
  • August
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $7,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,800
  • September
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $6,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,500
  • October
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $5,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,300
  • November
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $6,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,500
  • December
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $7,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,800
  • January
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $7,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,800
  • February
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $7,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,800
  • March
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $7,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,800
  • April
    Price from *
    • Pricing is a guideline only, is based on two people sharing and excludes special offers.
    • Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year, festivals and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
    • Solo traveller pricing is available upon request.
    $6,000
    Deposit from*
    $1,500
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Itinerary

Fly to Colombo
Day 1-4

Hatton

Begin your journey in a lovely converted tea bungalow, perched above the tea country. Three nights here helps you unwind after the flight, taking life slow. Here we can arrange treasure hunts through the spice plantations, but also walks through the tea fields, trips to the local tea factory and learning to cook. Older kids can enjoy white water rafting and go hiking.

Accommodation: Camellia Hills ( 3 nights )
Day 4-6

Yala National Park

From here you'll be whisked off to Yala National Park; home to one of the highest concentrations of leopards in the world, Yala is also a fantastic habitat for elephants, deer and sloth bear. Over your two nights, enjoy time exploring in your jeep on enthralling game drives, going in search of these illusive creatures.

Accommodation: Chena Huts ( 2 nights )
Day 6-12

Tangalle

Not far, just around the corner on the coast, you’ll have six nights in Tangalle. Enjoy cycling through the coconut groves and playing on the expansive beach. At certain times of year it's possible to see turtles hatching along this coast.

Accommodation: Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort ( 6 nights )
Day 12-13

Sri Lanka's West Coast

To end your family holiday, head back to Colombo for one night so that it is just a short flight back to the airport for your onward flight home.

Accommodation: The Wallawwa ( 1 night )
Fly home from Colombo
We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you.
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

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When to visit

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Year round destination. Because the Hill Country it so high up it rarely gets unbearably hot. The months of December to April are probably the best time to visit, as temperatures rise to around 28C during the day but cool down at night. During the monsoon season from October to December you can expect heavy downpours. June to September are the driest months here, when there’s almost no rain at all.

Sri Lanka with Kids
Sri Lanka with Kids

We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itineraryis a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your holiday.

Plan your trip

Why Scott Dunn?

At Scott Dunn, we live and breathe travel. An insatiable appetite to discover the world runs through everything we do. We relish the planning and revel in the detail. We know it’s the smallest touches that make the biggest difference, and we stop at nothing to make every trip not only exceptional but totally unique.

  • Every itinerary is crafted from scratch, based around exactly what’s important to you
  • Packed full of unique experiences, hand-picked by our journeys team
  • Expert local guides enrich your experience in every destination
  • Your own dedicated Travel Specialist who will take care of every detail of your trip
  • We have a 24/7 team providing in-country support and guidance
  • We offer flexibility and financial protection to give you total peace of mind

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