Discover beautiful Sri Lanka, a tropical teardrop at the foot of India. Sri Lanka is one of the most exotic and culturally rich countries in the world, teeming with thick jungle, paradise white sand beaches, mystical ancient cities and incredible wildlife. Sri Lanka will enchant you with its natural beauty, easy-going pace of life, incredibly friendly people and their rich traditions. The coastline has numerous idyllic beaches and small charming villages to explore, while the centre of the country is dotted with rich green tea plantations, huge mountains and wonderful ancient cities.
Our itinerary ideas for your tailor-made holiday in Sri Lanka
We have some fantastic itineraries for holidays to Sri Lanka. Combine the Cultural Triangle with staying on a beautiful beach, or go on safari and visit the Kandy region. Take a look at some sample Sri Lanka itineraries…
The hill-country capital of Kandy lies on a plain amidst towering hills and is looped by Sri Lanka’s largest river: the Mahaweli. The town’s pleasant temperate climate, its scenic location and its rich history has made it a favourite haunt for travellers. More…
The Cultural Triangle
Sri Lanka’s richest, largest and most dramatic archaeological heritage sites are in the Cultural Triangle. The area is formed by linking the ancient capitals of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruva, and Kandy, with Sigiriya in the centre. More…
The beaches in Sri Lanka are truly outstanding. If you want to swim, dive or just sun-bathe, Sri Lanka has it all. Surrounded by the warm clear blue waters of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka offers not only exceptional diving opportunities, with shipwreck dives of special interest, but its picture perfect white sands are perfect for doing very little. More…
When to go
Sri Lanka has a constant average temperature of 30*C on a year round basis except for the cooler Hill Country, making it perfect to visit all year round. The driest seasons in Sri Lanka are from December to March for the west coast, the south coast and the Hill Country, and from April to September for the ancient cities region and the east coast.
Flight time from UK is around 11 hours to Colombo. Flights usually go via Dubai, Kuwait, Bombay, or Amman.