Get under the magical island's skin with these unique Sri Lanka excursions. Ideas for off-beat tours and exciting things to do as part of your Sri Lanka holiday.
We have some of the best unique tours in Sri Lanka. The majority of them are exclusive to our clients. All of our holidays are designed to reveal the fabric of the country in a unique way.
Sri Lanka local tours
All of our holidays are designed to reveal the fabric of the country in a unique way. We hope they will do so in a way which improves your holiday, making a connection between you and the people of Sri Lanka. We design our excursions with long term sustainability and the interests of local people in mind.
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Unique Sri Lanka Tours & Experiences
Arankelle Forest Monastery
Ancient monastic ruins hidden away in the forest just north of Kurunegala.
Beruwela Fish Harbour
Explore the bustling, fascinating harbour in the earl morning to see the nights catch being brought to shore.
Explore Bentota by bicycle, visiting the Virahaya Temple and Lunuganga House.
Ancient rock carvings deep in the dry jungle west of Wellawaya.
Colombo City Walk
Spend a few hours exploring Colombo's architecture, hidden gems and colonial history with local expert Mark Forbes.
Contrasts of Kandy
Explore the rich history of Kandy, including the Royal Botanical Garden and Queen's Hotel.
Learn to cook authentic Sri Lankan cuisine
Deep Sea Fishing
Spend the early morning fishing in the rich waters around Sri Lanka's southwest coast.
The Ella Odyssey offers elevated comfort and sightseeing stops through Sri Lanka's beautiful "up country".
Forgotten Colombo on a Landrover
Discover some of Colombo's most intriguing sites with lots of food, drink and fun along the way.
Golf - Victoria Course, Kandy
A round on one of the most scenic golf courses in Asia
Hospitality in the Hills
Enjoy a delicious lunch and contribute to life-changing opportunities for young Sri Lankans.
Hot Air Ballooning
Glide majestically above ruined cities, sail over undisturbed wildlife and hover as the sun rises through the morning mist on the horizon.
Hundungoda Tea Estate
A family run high end working tea estate on the south coast of Sri Lanka.
Lahugala National Park
Sri Lanka's smallest national park, Lahugala is a great spot for watching Asian elephants in the wild and is just a skip from Arugum Bay.
Lunuganga and Brief Gardens
Experience the fascinating world of Geoffrey Bawa on a tour of his country estate
Maligawila Standing Buddha
Sri Lanka's largest standing Buddha, hidden within the jungle of the lower hills.
Market, cooking and Galle Fort
A morning market visit and cooking class, followed by a guided walk of Galle Fort.
Walking the Pekoe Trail provides the chance to see Sri Lanka's beauty, meet with local people, and learn about the culture of tea.
Just beside Sigiriya Rock Fortress lies another granite rock jutting out of the surrounding lowland, Pidurangala Rock.
Ancient monastic complex hidden away in the heart of elephant country.
Sigiriya and Village Farm experience
Visit local farms and learn firsthand about the life and work of the villagers, enjoy a home-cooked lunch and visit the stunning Sigiriya rock fortress
Stunning scenery, culture and some of the world's oldest rock paintings.
Tea and Coffee in the Hills
Explore the hill country of Sri Lanka by visiting artisanal tea and coffee farms.
Tea Factory Visit
See the inner-workings of a tea factory and follow the process from plucking the bud to brewing a cup
The Potter's Wheel
Discover one of Sri Lanka's longest standing cottage industries and try your hand at pottery making: Sri Lankan style.
Train through the hill country
One of Asia's great train journeys, with spectacular views from start to finish.
Whale watching, Mirissa
Spend the morning on the lookout for Moby Dick. Sri Lanka is one of the world's best places for spotting the blue whale.