Family Holiday in Sri Lanka



Family Holiday in Sri Lanka || Explore Sri Lanka with your family and discover alluring beaches, incredible heritage attractions and amazing wildlife. In Sri Lanka, “the pearl of the Indian Ocean,” you can enjoy the holiday of a lifetime as a family. Admire massive temples, relax on golden beaches and see elephants up close. Take a cooking lesson with a local family and cycle to discover the enthralling countryside. Visit historic cities and venture to Sri Lanka’s Hill Country for unparalleled sights. Catch the sunrise from top of a hillock, stroll through lush tea plantation and take a train ride through mountains. The young and the old can enjoy a fun and exciting vacation in Sri Lanka, the paradise island of South Asia. 

Tour Plan


Day 1: Airport Arrival / Negombo

Highlights: Arrival, Check in to the hotel in Negombo, Visit Muthurajawela Marsh You will be welcomed by the Look Lanka Tours Representative in the Airport and then transfer to Negombo. Check in to the hotel. Rest and relaxation within the hotel Afternoon visit the Muthurajawela Marsh (Boat Trip), [distance 21km, 30min] This is one spot where the 2004 tsunami beckons. Literally translating to Supreme Field of Pearls, this Negombo attraction is a wetland perched southerly on the city’s lagoon. A creation of the Portuguese, this canal was previously the ground of a very rich lands reaping rice. This is well worth it if you are interested in wildlife. You will soon arrive at Muturajawela wetland marine sanctuary, famous for its mangroves, salt water crocodiles and avi fauna. You will take a boat ride through the vast Negombo lagoon. Extending over 6,000 acres and over 29,000, and rumored to provide home to over 40 species of migratory and 85 indigenous bird species. Mangrove forests that line the footpath are great places to observe birds as well as baby crocodiles and fiddler crabs. Return to the Hotel BBQ dinner for night. Overnight Accommodation at the hotel

Day 2: Negombo / Dambulla

Highlights:visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, visit the sigiriya rock fortress. After the breakfast proceed to Dambulla. Enroute visit Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Here you will witness baby elephants being fed by a feeding bottle as soon as you enter. This is a lovely site for tourists. This elephant orphanage also houses the crippled elephants that can’t take care of themselves. Special mahouts are trained to take care of these ‘gentle giants’ who are sometimes orphaned. Witness as these beautiful creatures are fed at 9.15am, 13.15pm or when they are bathed – twice a day at 10.00am and 02.00pm respectively. check in to the Hotel. Evening visit the sigiriya rock fortress. Sigiriya Rock Fortress, considered one of the amazing wonders of the Ancient World that truly needs to be witnessed to be believed. Located in the interior of Sri Lanka and The magnificent rock fortress of Sigiriya is visible for miles from all directions and dominates the surrounding plain. Sigiriya which was an ancient castle built by King Kasyapa during the 5th century AD is both a palace and fortress. The climb up Sigiriya is a challenge and takes about 90 minutes. You will pass by many peculiar parts of the fortress like The Mirror Wall, world famous Sigiriya Frescoes and the entrance to the Lion Gate. Tips The best time to climb sigiriya would be early in the morning or late in the evening-avoid the afternoon heat of the tropical island (morning are best for the photogarphs) Dress simply and comfortably and wear a good pair of walking shoes. Ladies, be sure not to wear skirts and dresses while climbing! Carry as much water as you can. while cameras are important to capture memories and moments digitally This journey will take near about 3hrs,an almost 200 meters high rock dominates the skyline.

Day 3: Dambulla

Highlights: hot air baloon ride, Proceed to Polonnaruwa to visit ancient ruins. Early in the morning take a hot air baloon ride. Ballooning Itinerary 5.00am – 5.45am: Transfer from rendezvous to takeoff point. The launch and picturesque landscape at sunrise, as nature awakens to the first rays of the new day is the reward to an early start. 7.30am – 8.00am: Landing…. the smiling faces and hearty welcomes of the local villagers coming to greet you is an unexpected delight 8.15am – 8.30am: Coming down to earth and the reality of returning to life as seen from the ground. If you are lucky enough to visit the beautiful island of Sri Lanka then you should take the opportunity to see the wondrous sights from the air starting from Kandalama, Dambulla in the Cultural Triangle. If you are lucky enough to visit the beautiful island of Sri Lanka then you should take the opportunity to see the wondrous sights from the air starting from Kandalama, Dambulla in the Cultural Triangle.Flying over the jungle you may see elephants roaming freely, variety of birds, wild life, water buffaloes standing in the paddy fields and monkeys swinging from the trees. Then after take the breakfast and Proceed to Polonnaruwa to visit ancient ruins. Visit Polonnaruwa the second capital of Sri Lanka from 1017 A.D to 1235 A.D. Polonnaruwa is also a UNESCO world heritage city. You will be able to see the ruins of Royal Palace king Parakramabahu, Audience Hall, the statue of king Parakramabahu, Watadage, the Galpotha, Parakrama Samudraya (Sea of Parakrama) which was built by King Parakramabahu I, covers an area of 5940 acres and the elegant Lotus pond was built in 12th century. In evening do, Elephant Back Safari, Ayurvedic massage (optional) Overnight stay at hotel in Dambulla or Sigiriya . Tips The baloon is no colder in the balloon than it is on the ground. You should wear sensible shoes and dress comfortably. Pilot will give you a safety briefing before take off and tell you everything for a safe and enjoyable flight After landing we celebrate in style with a traditional glass of champagne and your pilot hands out your personalised flight certificate. when you visit the polonnaruwa heritage site there is a dress code in the temple. You can cover your shoulders and knees and take off any hats. So bring a shawl/ sarong or dress properly before arrival. Otherwise, you won’t be allowing entering.

Day 4: Dambulla / Mahiyanganaya/ Kandy

Highlights: visit vadda Village, proceed to Kandy, Leisure at the Hotel. After breakfast proceed to Mahiyanganaya. visit Vadda Village Dambana. Exploring the popular family outing places in sri Lanka can be really fun but taking the roads to an offbeat location can be even more interesting. During your tour across this diverse country don't miss to opt for an intriguing village tour to vedda. Together with your family, enjoy discovering the local way of life by heading out to this village. wander past the diminutive settlemet of a community who lives in the forest. Thier living style will take you back to the stone age. while you tour across the village, don't miss a chance to halt at a dwelling. sit together and discover a new taste by relishiing the staple food of the village. you can have lots of pure honey here, as vedda manufactures it a lot. After the lunch proceed to Kandy. Check in to the Hotel. Leisure at the Hotel Dinner and Overnight Accomadation at the hotel.

Day 5: Kandy

Highlights: visit the Royal Botanical Garden, visit Temple of Tooth Relic, rest and relaxation at the Wales Park Kandy. After the breakfast visit the Royal Botanical Garden The Royal Botanical Gardens, commonly known as 'Peradeniya Gardens' is probably the most popular garden in the country. It covers 147 acres and is said to attract close to 2 million visitors every year. It is a glorious expanse of well-kept trees, flowers and pathways, some of which are centuries old. While officially established under the British colonial government in 1843, the history of the park goes back to the 14th century and is tied to the Kandyan Kingdom. After the lunch visit Temple of Tooth Relic Long a center of the Buddhist faith, the stunning 17th-century Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) is believed to house the left upper canine tooth of the Lord Buddha himself. This precious relic attracts white-clad pilgrims, bearing lotus blossoms and frangipani every day. Evening rest and relaxation at the Wales Park Kandy. The Royal palace park, also known as wales park, it is a small park on top a small hill in the heart of the city of kandy, that overlooks kandy Lake and most of the city. Established by king Sriviikrama Rajasinghe of Sri Lanka it was renamed as wales park in Honor of the prince of the prince of wales by the British. This is an ideal place for the rest and relax the park is shaded by big trees and nice benches under the trees these is really nice park. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight accomadation at the hotel. Tips During puja (offerings or prayers), the heavily guarded room housing the tooth is open to devotees and tourists. However, you don’t actually see the tooth. It’s kept in a gold casket. shaped like a dagoba (stupa), which contains a series of six dagoba caskets of diminishing size. Open & closing hours Temple 5.30am-8pm, puja 5.30-6.45am, 9.30-11am & 6.308pm As in every Buddhist temple in Sri Lanka (and probably in worldwide), there is a dress code in the temple. You can cover your shoulders and knees and take off any hats. So bring a shawl/ sarong or dress properly before arrival. Otherwise, you won’t be allowing entering.

Day 6: Kandy / Ella

Highlights:Kandy to Ella Train tour, Visit Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory, visit Demodara Nine Arche bridge After the breakfast proceed to Ella. Kandy to Ella Train tour. take a train from kandy to Ella and you would wish the journey to never end. This will be one of the most incredible train journeys of your life as the train will rattle past lush green landscapes and breathtaking scenic beauty towards Ella. while on your way don't miss to peep out of the train;s window to catch glimpses of the mesmerizing mountains, mist, clouds, waterfalls ans tea plantations. This will be one of the most ecstantic family activities to opt for while your tour in sri lanka. Visit Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory While in tea country, you should definitely go on a tour of a processing factory. The tea from Sri Lanka is world-famous and there are many plantations you can visit in the area.Uva Halpewatte Tea Factory is about 3km from the main street and you can see the production of the tea, learn about the process of picking the leaves and even taste the tea afterwards. check in to the Hotel After the Lunch visit Demodara Nine Arche bridge The Nine Arch Bridge is probably the most iconic sight in all of Ella. The bridge was built at Gotuwala between the Ella and Demodara stations during the British Colonial period. Locally it is known as ‘Ahas Namaye Palama’ meaning nine skies bridge in Sinhala. The name derives from the visual experience. When you stand below the bridge and look up you can see the sky through the nine arches. Return to the hotel. Leisure in Ella During your leisure time you can walk around Ella town and Explore the Local life. Dinner & overnight accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7: Ella / Yala

Highlights:Evening Yala Safari tour. After the breakfast proceed to Yala. check in to the Hotel Lunch and rest at the hotel Evening Yala Safari tour Designated as a National Park in 1938, Yala is Sri Lanka's most visited National Park. Situated in the dry semi-arid region off the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka, Yala is known for its biodiversity, with over 200 species of birds and over 40 species of mammals. The main attraction of the Yala National Park is its apex predators – the Sri Lankan Leopard (Panthera Pardus Kotiya). An endangered species due to dwindled numbers caused by poaching and loss of habitat, these adaptable big cats take advantage of the bounty of prey on offer. return to the hotel Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel Tips Suitable casual clothing for windy, rainy, warm weather conditions should be considered. Insect repellents, sun-protection creams etc. are recommended. Cameras/video recorders to capture those amazing moments. the skill of an experienced guide is included and it makes your Yala safari experience unique. Specially modified, comfortable jeeps are provided for safaris.

Day 8: Yala / Mirissa

Highlights: Fully day Rest and relaxation at Mirissa. After the breakfast proceed to Mirissa. check in to the hotel. Fully day Rest and relaxation at Mirissa. Mirissa Beach is beautiful. It had enough going on to give it an atmosphere without being overcrowded. Palm trees lined the outskirts, the sand was clean and the water was an incredible combination of blue and green. Beach chairs are available, as well as plenty of sand to lay a towel, with food and cocktails just a few steps away. you are leave alone to relax, read and enjoy yourselves. Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel.

Day 9: Mirissa

Highlights: visit whales watching in Mirissa. Early in the morning visit whales watching in Mirissa. Whales and dolphin watching in Mirissa in one of the most existing activity. Mirissa is the best place to start your whale and dolphin watching tour in Sri Lanka. World’s best: As per the research, the deep south of Sri Lanka (off Mirissa) is one of the world's best locations (amongst the top two or three) for watching Blue Whales and Sperm Whales, two of the most sought-after marine mammals. In fact, for seeing both Sperm and Blue Whales together, it may even turn out to be the best location in the world. The waters off Mirissa in the southern coast of Sri Lanka are home to some of the largest whale and dolphin colonies in the world. breakfast during the tour. Return to the hotel and Leisure. Dinner and over night Accomadation at the hotel. Tips Start is at 7:00 o´clock in the morning. The duration of the tour is 3-5 hours (depends on spotting of whales and wish of our passengers). An afternoon is the ocean usually rough and not suitable for whale watching. Please take precautionary measures, recommended by your doctor if you are prone to sea sickness

Day 10: Mirissa / Galle / Hikkaduwa

Highlights: visit Galle Fort. visit Hikkaduwa beach.Surfing,Snorkeling and Scuba Diving,visit Turtle Hatchery. After the break Proceed to Hikkaduwa En-route visit Galle Fort. In the 18th century, the Dutch build their headquarters, Galle Fort, on the Sri Lankan coast. Nowadays, the old beautiful buildings are transformed into trendy shops, cafes, and restaurants. UNESCO named Galle Fort World Heritage, so the beauty of the building is being preserved. You can only enter Galle Fort from the main gate side. From there, explore the shopping streets, churches, and the fort’s history. It takes about two hours to walk around the whole fort. Fall in love with all those incredible handicraft shops. If you would like to bring back a little souvenir for your loved ones then wait until you arrive in Galle Fort. It owns some of the most beautiful shops in Sri Lanka filled with design attributes and handicraft that you won’t find anywhere else. Coninue the way to Hikkaduwa Check in to the Hotel After the lunch visit Hikkaduwa beach. In 1940, the Hikkaduwa Rocky Islets were declared sanctuaries and was limited to the land boundaries of these rocky islets. In 1998 it was upgraded to the status of a nature reserve and later to a national park. The famed Coral Gardens and Telwatte Bird Sanctuary are the main attractions of Hikkaduwe which lies 98km from Colombo. Foreign and local tourist come to see the famous “coral gardens” of Hikkaduwe, for the tourist who doesn’t like to get their feet wet glass bottom boats are available while others snorkel to reach them which are filled with brightly colored corals and marine life. Surfing Hikkaduwa has been a favorite destination with international surfers for three decades. The wave sizes range from 4-11 feet. Surfing in Hikkaduwa is quite well known and gets the best surf during its dry season, There are 4 main surf points in Hikkaduwa. Snorkeling and Scuba Diving A multitude of tropical fish, magnificently colorful coral reefs and fascinating ship wrecks can be explored while snorkeling and scuba diving in Hikkaduwa. With a reputed and long-running diving school located in the town itself, PADI diving instructors are available throughout the season for training and certification as well as leading more experienced divers in some of the country's best ship wreck and reef dives. Evening visit Turtle Hatchery. Turtle Hatchery Hikkaduwa is famous for its turtle nesting beaches. The Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery is a favorite destination for visitors and is highly recommended. Located just a few minutes from Hikkaduwa Town Return to the hotel Dinner and overnight accommodation at the hotel.

Day 11: Hikkaduwa / Bentota

Highlights: boat safari in Madu River, water sport at bentota river. After the breakfast proceed to Bentota En-route take the boat safari in Madu River. Sri Lanka is a real paradise for all nature lovers. Yet some places are especially beautiful and draw hundreds of tourists with enchanting sceneries and serene atmosphere. Madu River is located in the south of Sri Lanka near Galle.Take a speed-boat ride down the beautiful Madu River, a wetland estuary spreading over 900 hectares of which 770 hectares is covered with water and inhabited with 64 islands. The boat ride is a wonderful way to take a closer look at this complex wetland ecosystem; a world heritage site protected by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands being one of the last wetlands in Sri Lanka to contain a pristine mangrove forest. Journey past massive mangrove forests, glide under the canopy of the forest tunnels as they curve playfully towards the watercourse. Take in the unique biodiversity of the Madu River and its surrounding islands that boasts of hundreds of birds, plants, fish and animals. Check in to the hotel After the lunch water sport at bentota river. Enjoy the newest water sports activities such as Fly fish, Jetski, Wake board, Water ski, Knee board and more they also offer inflatable rides such as the Donut ride, Banana ride, Sofa ride and more. Their trained team is always around to ensure that you get the unforgettable experience and safety. they make sure that our guests get best experience that will make their trip memorable and exciting.

Day 12: Bentota / Colombo / Departure

Take the breakfast from the hotel After a small souvenir shopping excursion and City tour proceed to airport to board your flight.

Important Impormation


Negombo, Dambulla, Mahiyanganaya, Kandy, Ella, Hambanthota, Mirissa, Galle, Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Colombo


Airport, Katunayake, Gampaha, Sri Lanka


Accommodation Guide Meals Additional Services Meet and assistance at the Air Port. Tea plantation visit & Factory visit- Free Tea Tasting. Private Jeep hire for Safari. Parking, toll, highway charges All local taxes and service charges Local sim card with IDD facility Transport


Insurance Additional Services Optional excursions. Entry fees or sight tickets for any place or activity Personal expenses, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera permits, communications, etc. Tips and portage. Lunch and Dinner or other meals and services other than mentioned in the program. Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the program.

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