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SRI LANKA FAMILY ADVENTURE

A memorable 10-day family holiday including two exhilarating nights under the stars on safari in Wilpattu National Park, time to absorb the culture in vibrant Kandy, and a few days on the golden sands of Tangalle to finish. Along the way, the whole family will be immersed in the culture, colour and adventure.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Safaris in search of leopards and sloth bear
  • See the cultural spectacle of evening prayer in Kandy
  • Spend time together in a magnificent family villa on the beach
£2,150
per person

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Travel Specialist Rachel Cooper

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  1. Arrive
  2. 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

  3. 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 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Day 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

  7. 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

  8. Day 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

  9. Day 10 Depart

    Say your farewells today and travel back to Colombo for your flight home.

  10. Depart

Currency
Low £ 2,150 $ 3,007 € 2,558
Mid £ 3,450 $ 4,826 € 4,104
High £ 5,000 $ 6,994 € 5,948

BOOKING NOTES

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a room.

INCLUSIONS

  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.

EXTRAS

  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.
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