Family Adventure Sri Lanka
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Family Adventure Sri Lanka holiday Tour

Info : Family Adventure Sri Lanka

An action packed holiday perfect for adventurous families with teenage children. An exciting mix of serious adventure; think animal safari and water fun with a hint of luxury! This trip is ideal for families who enjoy a busy holiday, who like to get off the beaten tourist trail, and who would like to experience something of the ‘real’ Sri Lanka.

Highlights Include:

• A stay at The Mudhouse

• A safari in Wilpattu National Park

• Witnessing ‘The Gathering’ of elephants at Minneriya

• Trekking in the jungle

• Canoeing and white water rafting

• Fun on the beaches of Galle

 

Pricing & Inclusions

From £2649 per adult inclusive of flights from the UK.

(This price is based on a tour price of £1979 pp and international flights from the UK from £670 pp = £2649 pp)

Child discounts available. 

Inclusions

- International flights

- Private Transfers and Transport

- Accommodation

- Chauffeur Guide Fees

ALL EXPERIENCE TRAVEL TOURS ARE TAILOR MADE, PRIVATELY GUIDED AND DELIVERED BY THE BEST CHAUFFEUR-GUIDES IN THE COUNTRY

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Family Adventure Sri Lanka

DAY 1 DEPART THE UK

Depart The UK  for Colombo, Sri Lanka

DAY 2 Horothapola coconut estate

You will be met at the airport and transferred to Horothapola Coconut Estate, where you will be for an overnight stay. Spend the rest of the day exploring the colonial estate and enjoying the luxury and glorious food.

DAYs 3 & 4 The Mudhouse

Transfer to The Mudhouse, where you will stay for two nights on a half board basis. There are lots of fantastic local adventures you can take here including swimming in local lakes and exploring rock temples. Enjoy your unique accommodation and special hospitality in the most beautiful and wild surroundings.

DAYS 5 & 6 WILPATTU NATIONAL PARK

You will be met this morning by your qualified and friendly chauffeur-guide, he will act as your guide for the rest of the holiday and your vehicle will be a modern minvan.

Your guide will take you to your next stop, the Palpatha Lodge located just on the edge of Wilpattu National Park. From the comfort the lodge you can make the most of this often overlooked portion of Sri Lanka - Wilpattu offers just as good sightings as the more famous Yala National Park but has far fewer visitors, allowing you to experience genuine wilderness. Two half day safaris are included here.

DAYS 7 & 8 CULTURAL TRIANGLE

Heading away from Wilpattu, explore Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle from your base at the Back of Beyond Dehi Gaha Ela. This unique eco retreat is situated in dense forest with a variety of accommodation from tree-houses to rock cottages. The property is a great base from which to explore the man-made wonders of the Cultural Triangle. We include guided visits to Sigirya Rock Fortress, Polonnaruwa and Aukuna Standing Buddha. We also include an afternoon safari in Minneriya National Park where in the summer months it is possible to witness the incredible ‘Gathering of the Elephants'.

DAYS 9 & 10 KNUCKLES MT. RANGE

You’ll leave your car at the point at which the road ends and join a specialist local guide for a 4 hour trek to The Abode where you will stay for two nights and enjoy a wonderful adventure. The accommodation is extremely basic though the warmth and hospitality of the villagers is a joy. This experience will either be one of the best things you have ever done or it is not for you. There is very little middle ground as enjoyment requires full participation and enthusiasm. We have heard of the most jaded western teenagers having a fantastic time here!

DAYS 11 & 12 KITHUGALLA

On to Kithugalla, the venue for your white water rafting, canoeing and jungle trek. Borderlands, where you will stay for two nights on a bed and breakfast basis, is one of the quirkiest hotels in Sri Lanka, nestled on the banks of a river. The hotel is basic, the service is inconsistent but friendly and all in all this is a very unusual place to stay.

DAYS 13 & 14 THE HILL COUNTRY

From Kitulgala head east across the mountains to Landa Holiday Houses in Belihul Oya. Landa Holiday Houses are a fantastic base for a wide range of nature and adventure related activities. Try many activities from trekking across the Horton Plains (the Horton Plains mountain range is visible from the River Garden restaurant itself) to canoeing in the 'Samanalawewa' reservoir. Cycling, caving, trekking and bird watching can all be organised here yet it is wonderfully laid back and scenic. We include a visit to Horton Plains.

DAYS 15 - 18 GALLE COAST

From the hills you will head to Galle where you will be staying at a beachside Villa. Explore the town of Galle and the old Dutch fort or just spend four days soaking up the Sri Lankan sun!

DAY 19 COLOMBO

Transfer to Colombo where you’ll spend your last night in Lake Lodge. Catch up on fine dining in some of the city's great restaurants, do some last minute shopping or let Mark Forbes guide you through the streets of Colombo on one of his excellent city tours.

DAY 20 DEPART SRI LANKA

Transfer to Colombo airport for your return flight to the UK.


Family Adventure Sri Lanka Hotels

You can book this holiday tour on its own, with flights or it can be tailored for you.

Here are the hotels and villas within this holiday as standard...

Abode

Abode, Knuckles Mt. Range

Community based tourism - life amongst the indigenous mountain people of the Knuckles Range

Back Of Beyond Dehi Gaha Ela

Back Of Beyond Dehi Gaha Ela, Sigiriya

The Treehouse - one on Sri Lanka's most creative, seductive, and remote properties, in the heart of the wilderness

Borderlands Base Camp

Borderlands Base Camp, Kithugalla

Excellent activity centre and riverside camp in adventurous Kithulgala

Galle Face

Galle Face, Colombo

The Galle Face is the grand old lady of Colombo hotels. It resounds with a history stretching back to Colonial times and the visits of Princeses, Dukes and Maharajas

Landa Holiday Houses

Landa Holiday Houses, Belihuloya

Homely hotel offering nature and adventure sports away from the beaten track in mountainous Belihuloya.

Mudhouse

Mudhouse, Anamaduwa

Stunning jungle lodge and hideaway with unique accommodation, superb service and off-the-beaten track excursions

Palpatha Lodge

Palpatha Lodge, Wilpattu

Rustic lodge close to Wilpattu National Park

Sisindu C

Sisindu C, Kogalla

Stunning contemporary Mediterranean style villa overlooking the stunning Indian Ocean, just a short drive outside of Galle.

Family Adventure Sri Lanka Experiences

You can book this holiday tour on its own, with flights or it can be tailored for you.

Here are the experiences & activities within this holiday as standard...

Aukana Standing Buddha

Aukana Standing Buddha, Habarana

Visit the 12 m high standing Buddha as the sun rises to see it glow.

Colombo City Walk

Colombo City Walk, Colombo

Spend a few hours exploring Colombo's hidden gems with local expert Mark Forbes

Horton Plains & Worlds End

Horton Plains & Worlds End, Nuwara Eliya

Stunning wilderness National Park high in Sri Lanka's mountains

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park, Sigiriya

Jeep safari for elephant spotting around Minneriya Lake and surrounding National Park

Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa, Polonnaruwa

Sri Lanka's third ancient captal, home to some of the finest stone carvings and monuments

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Sigiriya

One of the unofficial wonders of the world - a spectacular, must-visit ancient site full of mystery and intrigue

White Water Rafting

White Water Rafting, Kithugalla

Thrilling ride down the Kelani River and its idyllic surroundings with experienced rafters.

Wilpattu National Park

Wilpattu National Park, Wilpattu

Take a trip to Sri Lanka's largest National Park and immerse yourself in the wilderness


Customer Feedback
The accommodation arranged for us was truly fantastic and we had to pinch ourselves sometimes - especially at the plantation, Villa Rosa and The Dutch House - WOW! The food and service everywhere were top quality.

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