Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

18 days of experiential journey for the whole family, this is the ultimate family tour in Sri Lanka, topped with exciting local community interactions.

Duration : 18 Days

Price : Starting from GBP 1,590 per person based on two adults and two children at the ages of 6 to 12 years

Duration : 18 Days

Price : Starting from GBP 1,590 per person based on two adults and two children at the ages of 6 to 12 years

A private and tailormade, family tour in Sri Lanka is designed by passionate local destination specialists with both the kids and parents in mind to provide a very authentic local experience. Many experiences during this family tour of Sri Lanka are hosted by local families, providing a greater degree of interaction with local communities.

This family tour of Sri Lanka is not the common family tours in Sri Lanka available on the Internet, it is one of a kind & learning experience with exciting adventures as it offers very unique, off the beaten, cultural, culinary, under water, trekking, rain forest, cycling, wildlife and much needed time for relaxation by the beach. It is a well-balanced family tour in Sri Lanka, managing expectations of both children and parents.

Planned by Viraj, local expert for Sri Lanka
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Day 1 in Negombo – 1 night

Meals - Breakfast included.

Accommodation - In a 3-star hotel in Negombo.

Welcome to Sri Lanka, our chauffeur will receive you at Colombo International Airport and transfer you to the coastal town of Negombo which is only 30 minutes’ drive away from Colombo International Airport. You may explore the locale of Negombo’s busy streets by the beach doted with many local seafood restaurants and pubs getting the first glimpse of the people of this island nation before retiring for the day to start this 18 days of family tour of Sri Lanka.

A comfortable 3-star hotel by the beach in Negombo is reserved for you to relax before your family holiday in Sri Lanka.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 2 and 3 in Wilpattu – 2 nights

Meals - Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast included.

Accommodation - In a family-owned small safari lodge.

Start your family holiday in Sri Lanka by heading towards the north of the island for 2 nights stay near Wilpattu National Park. Visit bustling Negombo Fish Market to experience the day’s trading of the catch of the fishermen before heading to Wilpattu which is a 3-hour drive approximately.

You will be staying in a small safari lodge by the border of Wilpattu National Park with all meals included and is a real local style stay with food to die for. A guided safari in Wilpattu National Park is the highlight of this stay as it is your chance to see an Elusive Leopards of Wilpattu National Park if you are lucky enough. A village tour in an agriculture tractor is an exciting cultural experience to witness the culture of the area while the night walk in the nearby forest to see Slender Loris is a unique experience to see this rare species. A small plunge pool is available for you to cool off.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 4 and 5 in Habarana – 2 nights

Meals - Lunch & Dinner included.

Accommodation - In an eco-lodge.

Two nights stay in Habarana, in a small yet characterful lodge with wooden and mud thatched cabanas and a swimming pool surrounded by lush nature.

During these two nights stay in Habarana during your family tour of Sri Lanka, you will be taking a privately guided jeep safari in Minneriya National Park to see large herds of Elephants and also a guided cycling tour by a local in the backroads of Sigiriya through the villages and all the way to the foothills of Sigiriya Rock where you would have the option of climbing up the rock of Sigiriya Rock Fortress to witness the wonders and history of edifice.

You will be offered a home cooked local lunch at the cycling guide’s home before heading out to for a “Treasure Hunt” in ATV bikes in the village in search for hidden treasures/souvenirs. An exciting and fun filled learning experience for the children as they get to interact with the local villagers seeking help to locate the hidden treasures.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 6, 7 and 8 in Trincomalee – 3 nights

Meals - Breakfast included.

Accommodation - In a star class beach resort.

An early start on these three nights stay by the east coast Bach of Trincomalee, leave early morning around 6 AM to reach Polonnaruwa archaeological and historical site in order to take a specialist guided walk to learn about Monkeys of Polonnaruwa where our specialist guide will be explaining you fun and learning facts about the primates of Sri Lanka. After the Primate study tour, the whole of the morning session is yours to explore the Buddhist and ancient ruins of Polonnaruwa either by foot or cycles before heading towards a well-deserved beach break by the shores of Trincomalee beach during your family tour in Sri Lanka.

You will be staying in a very comfortable star class beach resort in Trincomalee and taking a guided snorkelling trip in the Pigeon Island marine sanctuary in a one fine morning.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 9 in Kandy – 1 night

Meals - Breakfast & Dinner included.

Accommodation - In a simple family-owned guest house.

Just a one-night stay in Kandy as a transit place between east coast and the central hills. Staying in a small family-owned guest house closer to Kandy town. The whole afternoon and evening is yours to explore the bustling Kandy town and its star attraction of Kandy Temple of Tooth Relic where Lord Buddha’s Tooth relic calls home.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 10 in Ella – 1 night

Meals - Breakfast included.

Accommodation - In a small guest house .

After breakfast at the hotel, our chauffeur will take you to Kandy railway station to start a train journey from Kandy to Ella, a nostalgic experience to witness the beauty of the hill country of Sri Lanka. The journey takes approximately 7 hours and is one of the best highlights of any tour to Sri Lanka. The train passes by lush tea gardens, vegetable fields, forest patches through rural villages of Sri Lanka and is feast to your eyes.

Just a 1 night stay here in Ella as a transit destination towards the south of the Island during your family tour in Sri Lanka. There are plenty of local restaurants in the Ella town for you to try local or international cuisine.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 11 and 12 in Wellawaya – 2 nights

Meals - Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast included.

Accommodation - In rural farm stay.

This is the highlight of your family tour in Sri Lanka, an off the beaten experience of a lifetime in the pure wild surrounded by an Elephant transit route. two nights stay in a rustic farm stay situated in between Yala, Udawalawe and Lunugamwehera National Park making it an ideal place to see the wild elephants away from the mass crowds of a national park.

Outdoor dining, fishing in the lake, exploring & working in the vegetable & fruit fields, canoeing, nature walks and going in an off-road jeep in the backyard of the farm to see Wild Elephants are among the few activities one could do at this farm stay.

Outdoor BBQ dinner on the 2nd night is to remember as you would witness the Milky way galaxy after midnight, an amazing experience for the star gazers.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 13 and 14 in Sinharaja Rain Forest – 2 nights

Meals - Breakfast & Dinner included.

Accommodation - In a small guest house.

From arid lowland to wet mountains, Sinharaja rain forest is a one of the few remaining virgin rain forests in the world and this two nights in tis natural rain forest of Sinharaja will bring you one step closer to mother nature. You will be staying in two nights in a small guest house by the border of Sinharaja Rain Forest to explore the fauna and flora of this wonder of nature which includes a guided picnic to a beautiful waterfall inside the Sinharaja Rain Forest. Another diverse experience during your experiential family tour in Sri Lanka.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 15, 16 and 17 in Tangalle – 3 nights

Meals - Breakfast included.

After breakfast at Sinharaja rain forest, transfer to Tangalle, Instagram worthy uncrowded palm fringed beaches of Tangalle for a much-awaited escape by the sea during your family tour in Sri Lanka.

You will be staying in a small villa like property right on a small bay closer to Tangalle where you could just relax by the beach, chill by the pool or even go surfing in Hiriketiya Bay.

Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids
Family Tour in Sri Lanka with Kids

Day 18 – Flight back home

The end of your perfect family tour in Sri Lanka, we wish you a pleasant flight back home as our chauffeur brings you back to Colombo International Airport for the flight back home.

Highlights of Family Tour in Sri Lanka Tour

  • Culinary experience
  • Leopards of Wilpattu during the private safari in Wilpattu
  • Slender Loris watching night walk in Wilpattu
  • Elephants of Minneriya National Park
  • Treasure Hunt for kids in Sigiriya
  • Monkey study tour in Polonnaruwa
  • History of Polonnaruwa
  • Snorkelling in the Pigeon Island marine sanctuary
  • History of Kandy
  • Train journey from Kandy to Ella
  • Off the beaten experience in Wellawaya
  • Waterfall experience at Sinharaja Rain Forest
  • Uncrowded beaches of south coast, Tangalle

Price and Customisation

Starting price would be GBP 1,590/- per person based on two adults and two children at the ages of 6 to 12 years for accommodation and transfers based on double sharing basis. The trip could be 100% customised to suite your budget. You may pick and choose excursions/experiences to your preference.

Inclusions

  • Private transfers with an English-Speaking Chauffeur for the entire tour (Same chauffeur and vehicle)
  • Accommodation with the stated meal plan
  • Complimentary drinking water

Exclusions

  • Flights
  • Visa
  • Expenses of personal nature such as souvenirs, alcohol etc.
  • Tips for the guides and chauffeur