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Isurumuniya Temple in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka holidays 2023 & 2024

Isurumuniya Temple in Sri Lanka

The cultural triangle, neatly tended tea estates, rose-gold beaches... On a tailor-made holiday to Sri Lanka with Audley, you’ll see the highlights — and much more — your way. We’ll design your ideal trip with you, paying close attention to your interests, your travel style and your budget. Our Sri Lanka specialists know the country inside out and can lead you to experiences you won’t find in a guidebook.

Admire the cave frescoes of Dambulla and clamber to the top of Sigiriya Rock’s fortress. Join pilgrims as they stroll the ruins of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa. Pause at a roadside fruit stall for a fresh banana. Spot elephants, birdlife and, if you’re lucky, a leopard, in Yala National Park. Take a traditional mask-making class and compare your skills with those sold in the boutiques of Dutch-colonial Galle.

Long stretches of coastline, Colombo’s artisanal markets, a plantation-home stay… What excites you? Travel at your own pace, in your own style, with the confidence that we’ll show you the best options, wherever you go.

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Suggested tours for Sri Lanka

Soft-sand beaches, convivial culture, and wildlife-spotting opportunities: these are just some of the things we can include on your trip to Sri Lanka. We can help you explore the world-famous Cultural Triangle, or combine your time with a stay on a secluded island in the Maldives.

Suggested activities for Sri Lanka

Take in the picturesque railway journey to Nuwara Eliya, search for leopards in Yala National Park , or marvel at the intricate costumes during a traditional Kandyan dance performance. Whatever inspires your trip to Sri Lanka, we can recommend experiences that will show you the country in a new light.

  • Whale watching
    Young blue whale breaching not far from Sri Lanka's southern beaches

    Whale watching


    Whale watching

    Sri Lanka is becoming one of the most successful places to see both blue and sperm whales, which can be found off the island's southern coast.

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  • Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by train
    Hatton, Sri Lanka

    Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by train


    Kandy to Nuwara Eliya by train

    The picturesque railway to Nuwara Eliya passes waterfalls and tea plantations, as well as Adam's Peak in the distance.

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  • Visit to the Elephant Transit Home
    Wild elephants, Uda Walawe National Park

    Visit to the Elephant Transit Home

    Udawalawe National Park

    Visit to the Elephant Transit Home

    The Elephant Transit Home takes orphaned or sick elephants which are then fed and cared for until they are strong enough to be returned to the wild.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made tours
  • Fully protected travel
  • Established for over 25 years
  • 98% of our clients would recommend us

Best time to visit

Our specialists advise on the best months to visit Sri Lanka, including information about climate, events and festivals.

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Travel advice

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