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Family Tour

10 nights private tour starting from USD 2,650 per person sharing Double on HB Basis

Join us on a eleven day adventure perfect for families, where each day promises exciting experiences and unforgettable memories. From interacting with elephants to exploring historical sites and enjoying the beauty of Sri Lanka’s landscapes, this tour is designed for families seeking a blend of culture, nature, and relaxation.

Valid through May to October 2024

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the Pinnawala Elephant orphanage to engage with the majestic Elephants
  • Experience the rich heritage of the city of Kandy and many of its historical attractions
  • Immerse yourself in the panoramic hills of tea plantations in chilly climes of Nuwara Eliya and Ella
  • Enjoy the wild safari at Yala National Park known for the highest density of leopards in the world
  • Discover the world heritage of Galle and its many cultural attractions whilst enjoying the sun and sand with an extended beach holiday 




Day 1   Negombo, North-West Coast

Welcome to Sri Lanka! A Upon arrival at Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo, you will be met by our Tour Guide and transferred to your hotel in Negombo.

If you arrive early, have a stroll along the seaside to witness some of the local fishing craft. Maybe explore the beautiful surrounding city on a bicycle, which you can rent from your hotel reception.

Overnight stay at Jetwing Beach: Tastefully designed with Bawa influences, minimalist interiors, and contemporary art. A home away from home with something special for everyone.

Day 2  Negombo to Kandy via Pinnawala, Central Region

After breakfast we will transit to Pinnawala the elephant orphanage. The orphanage was founded to care and protect the many-orphaned unweaned wild elephants found wandering in and near the forests of Sri Lanka. Watch elephants being bottle fed and taken to the river for the daily bath and spend sometime exploring the surroundings and travel to Kandy and rest at the hotel for the rest of the day. In the evening you will go and watch the Kandy culture show showcasing traditional dancing in Sri Lanka. Upon completion check into hotel.

Overnight stay at Grand Kandyan: Situated in Kandy, this hotel boasts panoramic views and elegant rooms. It offers a outdoor swimming pool, private balcony, and easy access to cultural attractions.


Activities Included:

  • Pinnawala Elephant Ophanage Visit
  • Kandy cultural Dance Show

Day 3  Kandy, Cultural Triangle

Kandy is the last royal kingdom in Sri Lanka with significant religious and historical landmarks. The city tour will cover the renowned Temple of the Tooth Relic, the royal palace, Kandy Lake and the Gem Museum.Late in the afternoon visit the Royal Botanical Gardens and the Three Temples namely Embekke, Gadaladeniya and Lankathilaka Viharayas famous for its architectural beautify and long history.

Overnight stay at Grand Kandyan.

Activities Included:

  • Kandy City Tour
  • Kandy - Temple of the Tooth
  • Kandy - Gem museum & lapidary workshop visit
  • Kandy - visit to Three Temples
  • Kandy - Royal Botanical Gardens


Day 4  Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, Hill Country

In the morning we journey to scenic Nuwara Eliya enjoying the scenic surroundings and visiting a Tea Factory along the way. Nuwara Eliya sits at an elevation of 1800 metres, making it one of the coolest regions in Sri Lanka.

Once in Nuwara Eliya immerse yourself with a city tour with our guide taking you to see key attractions that cover Lake Gregory, visits to colonial buildings in the town, Grand Hotel and the Golf Club. You could experience the perfect English high tea at the Grand Hotel in its beautiful surroundings.

Overnight stay at Grand Hotel:  Set amidst the tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya, this historic hotel offers colonial charm and elegance. It boasts a spa proximity to nuwara eliya golf course and scenic attractions.

Activities Included:

  • Tea factory visit
  • Nuwara Eliya - High Tea
  • Nuwara Eliya – City Tour

Today’s journey is approximately 3.5 hours.

Day 5  Nuwara Eliya, Hill Country

The following day with a packed breakfast we will move to Horton Plains National Park, one of worlds highest plateaus, to embark on a 9.5km walking trail to experience “The World’s End” a sheer precipice offering a panoramic view across the south-eastern side of the Island. This tour will take around three hours. Alternatively you could embark on the Single Tree walking Trail, a 3 km hike where you will walk along tea plantation and reach a summit with a panoramic view of the Nuwara Eliya Town.

Later in the evening we visit the Haggala Botanical Garden.

Overnight stay at Grand Hotel.

Activities Included:

  • Horton Plains Trek or Single Tree Hike
  • Haggala Botanical Gardens

Day 6 & 7  Nuwara Eliya to Ella, Hill Country

In the morning after breakfast we journey to cloud-laden Ella where you will spend the next two nights. Here, visit Ella Gap, which offers beautiful vistas out across the plains. On the way stop at amazing landmarks namely Ravana Falls and the nine-arch bridge, a colonial marvel. Take a short train ride from Ella to Demodara to experience the loop and go for a swim at the pools of Diyaluma falls. You can awaken your adventurous spirit by climbing little Adam’s Peak and enjoying the great outdoors. This gives you an amazing view of the surrounding tea plantations and misty mountains.

Overnight stay at Ekho Ella: Located in Ella, this hotel captures the beauty of the surrounding hill country. It features spacious rooms, a restaurant with stunning views, and close proximity to popular trekking trails.

Activities Included:

  • Ella Gap view point
  • Scenic tour of nine arch bride and Ravana Falls
  • Trek to Little Adam’s Peak
  • Short train ride to Demodara loop
  • Swim at the pools of Diyaluma Falls

Today’s total driving time to Ella is approximately 2 hours.

Day 8  Ella to Yala National Park, Yala

After breakfast we will journey to Yala National Park, Sri Lanka's premier wildlife reserve. Here you’ll board a 4x4 and embark on a safari through open grasslands, lush forest and tranquil lagoons. Your guide will carefully listen out for the rustling of concealed animals that would go unnoticed by those not in the know. There's a good chance of spotting crocodiles, elephants, monkeys and buffaloes and if you are lucky, you may even spot a leopard – the park is considered one of the best places in the world to see these ever-elusive beauties. After an exciting day of wildlife spotting, retire to your resort for dinner.

Overnight stay at Cinnamon Wild: Located adjacent to Yala National Park, this hotel allows guests to immerse in the wilderness. It features rustic chalets, a pool, and thrilling wildlife safaris.

Activities Included:

  • Yala National Park - Wildlife safari

Today’s total driving time is approximately 1.5 hours.

Day 9 & 10  Yala to Galle, Down-South

Later you will transfer to Galle, a beautiful seaside town near Sri Lanka's southernmost tip. Settle into your hotel, and then take a walking tour through what is considered to be the best-preserved colonial town in Sri Lanka, the Galle Fort, a UNESCO world heritage. At its core is a Dutch-built fort surrounded on three sides by the ocean, and its streets hold a treasure trove of ancient mosques and churches, museums, boutiques and more.

At Galle you will enjoy a beach stay during which you can take optional tours or relax by the beach and bask in the sun.

Overnight stay at Jetwing Lighthouse: Situated in Galle, this beachfront hotel offers a blend of luxury and colonial charm. Guests can indulge in spa treatments, enjoy ocean views, and explore the historic fort area.

Activities Included:

  • Galle - Galle Fort Walking tour
  • Galle Cooking experience with lunch
  • Visit to turtle hatchery
  • Whale watching in Mirissa (optional)
  • Cinnamon experience with lunch (optional)

Today’s total driving time to Galle is approximately 2.5 hours.

Day 11  Galle to Airport – Departure

The following day after breakfast you will proceed to Colombo Airport along the highway.


Total driving time is approximately 3 hours to the Air Port.

Our representative will meet up with you at the Airport to bid you farewell and to see you again in the near future

Tour Package Includes

  • Accommodation in a shared double / twin room on HB basis.
  • Chauffeur-guide and vehicle for the duration of the tour (including leisure days).
  • Both airport transfers on Arrival & Departure.
  • Expert advice and support prior to and during the tour.
  • Entrance fees at tour sites and activities mentioned in the itinerary.

Tour Exclusions

  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, telephones, beverages, etc.
  • Entrance fees, related expenses to any other tour site mentioned as “(optional)”.
  • International flights.
  • Visa.
  • Please refer our detailed Terms & Conditions.

About this Tour

Whether it’s enjoying the palm-fringed beaches with fun filled activities, exploring the wild or unraveling the secrets of Sri Lanka’s history, this 11 day easy- paced tour promises an amazing experience for families. If you wish to have an extended stay at a particular location , a longer beach stay, let us know , what you think.

Price Guide : Early booking offers, long stay incentives of our Partner Hotels have been included in arriving at prices hence advance payments should be made at least 60 days prior to arrival.


Price from



June - July 2024

USD 2650/-

Full payment

August - September 2024

USD 2650/-

USD 1100/-

October 2024

USD 2550/-

USD 1100/-

Nov - December 2024

USD 2750/-

USD 1300/-

January - March 2025

USD 2650/-

USD 1300/-

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