There’s plenty of activities in Sri Lanka for families to enjoy, too. Climb Lions Rock in Sigiriya for incredible views of the surrounding countryside, or why not jump on a bike and cycle through vast rice fields, quaint villages and ancient temples. 
 
A family holiday in Sri Lanka wouldn't be complete without taking one of the most iconic train journeys in the world, between Kandy and Ella. Sit on the steps of the train and let the warm air brush your face as you take in the incredible scenery of our vast tea plantations.  
 
Your family holiday to-do list in Sri Lanka can go on forever, because there are so many amazing things to do, and so many amazing places to see. Get in touch, tell us what kind of holiday or tour you are looking for with your children, and let us come up with an itinerary for the trip of a lifetime. 
 
Browse our suggested itineraries below, and get in touch for a free itinerary and quote for your family holiday in 2019 or 2020. 
 

 TOP DESTINATIONS FOR FAMILIES:  

LOCATION 
REASON 
Negombo 
Vast sandy beaches, fresh fish caught the same day, and a wide range of hotels to suit all families. 
Kalutara 
The perfect stop off for your return to Colombo, this place is all about the pristine beach, plush hotels and road-side stalls. 
Yala National Park 
Hands down the best National Park with the best wildlife in Sri Lanka. A must visit! 
Bentota 
The best beach in Sri Lanka? You decide. Float down the Bentota Ganga river & enjoy acres of wildlife-filled forestry. 
Ella 
Everyone's favourite mountain location village. A great place to relax and enjoy the surrounding tea plantations. 
Habarana 
The centre of Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle, this town is the perfect place to explore the best parts of Sri Lanka 
Sigiriya Lions Rock, Sri Lanka - Family Holiday Packages
Tea Plantations - Sri Lanka Holiday Itineraries
Many families prefer to experience the culture, history, food and traditions of Sri Lanka, and combine their trip with a relaxing stay in one of the many luxury beach resorts on the Sri Lanka's Galle coast. 
 
Our travel experts can built a 7-day, 14-day, 21-day or even longer itinerary to suit your trip length and the type of holiday and package you want to experience. Have a look at some of the example family holiday itineraries we've put together for previous clients in Sri Lanka. 

 OUR POPULAR SRI LANKA FAMILY TRIP ITINERARIES:  

7-Day Itinerary - Colombo > Negombo > Habarana > Polonnaruwa > Dambulla > Kandy > Nuwara Eliya > Colombo 
9-Day Itinerary - Colombo > Negombo > Habarana > Polonnaruwa > Dambulla > Kandy > Ella > Yala National Park > Nuwara Eliya > Colombo 
10-Day Itinerary - Colombo > Negombo > Habarana > Polonnaruwa > Dambulla > Kandy > Nuwara Eliya > Ella > Yala > Galle > Colombo 
Sound good? Get in touch and let us build a trip, handpicked for you. 
Our Sri Lankan Destination Expert is Manoj Boteju, who was born and spent 30 years living in Sri Lanka. 
 
He visits the island often to see his mother who still lives there and knows the destination extremely well.  
 
He is passionate about the country and has over 20 years of experience promoting the destination. In fact he has visited most of the hotels and resorts on the island, and has personally handpicked a selection that are perfect for your family holiday. 
 
He will be delighted to share his knowledge with anyone looking to discover this beautiful country. 
 
Please call us on 01442 617 777 or Contact Us and we will send back a detailed itinerary and price to suit your budget. 
 
ENQUIRE ABOUT A SRI LANKA FAMILY HOLIDAY 
Whatever your requirements, we look forward to your call. 

Perfect for: 

adventure, beach, culture, honeymoon, safari, wellness 

When to go: 

January – April; July – December 

Flight duration from the UK: 

10.5 hours (approximate) 

Time zone: 

GMT + 5.5hrs 

International airports: 

Colombo 

Vaccinations: 

Some are recommended or required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). 
Contact us for details. 
 

Sri Lanka Hotels 

HABARANA: 
 
CINNAMON LODGE 
KANDY: 
 
CINNAMON CITADEL HOTEL 
YALA: 
 
CHENA HUTS 
NUWARA ELIYA: 
 
THE GRAND HOTEL 
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