Sri Lanka Family Adventure - leopard cub
Sri Lanka Family Adventure - beach
Sri Lanka Family Adventure - safari
Sri Lanka Family Adventure - leopard

Sri Lanka Family Adventure

FURTHER JOURNEYS IN SRI LANKA  brown-arrow-right.png

Day 1 - Arrive in Colombo
When you touch down in Colombo you will be met by our representative for the short drive to the Wallawwa, where you start your holiday in style. Tucked away amongst tropical vegetation and small villages, this old colonial manor house is the perfect place to relax after your long journey.

Overnight: The Wallawwa

Day 2 - Travel to Wilpattu National Park
This morning, your private chauffeur-guide will meet you for the four hour drive into Wilpattu National Park. After you have settled in to your rustic safari camp, there will be chance to head out by jeep with some of your fellow campers for an adventure in search of leopards, elephants, bear, primates and stunning birds. When you return there will be a tasty dinner and time to swap tales by the camp fire.

Overnight: Leopard Trails Camp

Day 3 - Wilpattu National Park
Rise early to see the park waking up on your morning game drive. Sightings of leopard and sloth bear are frequent, and the numerous lakes appeal to a colourful range of aquatic birds. The lack of crowds makes safaris in Wilpattu especially rewarding, as you enjoy wildlife viewings and beautiful scenery pretty much to yourself.

Overnight: Leopard Trails Camp

Day 4 - Kandy Hills
You will be driven inland towards Kandy, stopping en route for a delicious lunch. After lunch, continue your journey, arriving at your hotel in the hills above Kandy in the afternoon. A visit to the Temple of the Tooth is worthwhile to witness 'Pooja', the busting act of worship made by pilgrims each evening.

Overnight: Taylors Hill

Days 5 - 6 - At Leisure
Enjoy two days exploring at your own pace. Situated high in the Kandy Mountains, Taylors Hill is a charming colonial house surrounded by spectacular scenery. The well-manicured three acre garden and wonderful curvaceous pool overlooking the hills are ideal for lazy days 'at home', and there is a wealth to discover nearby, too, including working tea estates and fantastic nature walks.   

Overnight: Taylors Hill

Day 7 - Travel to Dikwella
Today your chauffer-guide will collect you and drive you to Colombo for your exhilarating seaplane flight to Dikwella. You will be met on arrival and escorted to your delightful private villa.  Sisindu C is a a delightful 2 bedroom property with its own pool and access to a golden sandy beach.

Overnight Sisindu C

Days 8 - 9 - At leisure
Spend two days enjoying quality time by the sea as a family. Sisindu C comes complete with three wonderful staff, one of whom is a superb chef and will cook up lots of delicious traditional or western cuisine, whatever you wish.  The staff will be happy to organise an outing fishing, surfing and snorkelling. Whale-watching is only around forty five minutes away, and you might also like to explore the remarkable stone-cut temple and monastery at Mulkirigala Caves nearby.

Overnight  Sisindu C

Day 10 - Travel home
Say your farewells today and travel back to Colombo for your flight home.





From £1,995 / $3,059 per person for land arrangements and seaplane flight, based on a family of four travelling.  

All of our itineraries are tailor-made according to the interests of our clients and the above itinerary is an example only. Please contact our Sri Lanka specialist, Rachel Cooper, for your own tailor-made holiday to Sri Lanka on +44 (0)1242 787814.

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