Family friendly Tour of Sri Lanka – 9 nights, Option II

Day 01

  • Arrival in Colombo International Airport and meet with our representative at the arrival lounge
  • Transfer to capital city Colombo – 1 hour drive approximately
  • Overnight stay in Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo

Day 02

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Sigiriya – 5 hour drive approximately
  • Check into Beyond DehigahaEla Eco Lodge
  • Relax at the lodge
  • Overnight stay at Back of Beyond DehigahaEla Eco Lodge in Sigiriya

Day 03

  • Breakfast at the Eco Lodge
  • Nature trail in the area, Forest walks, boulder scrambles, a spot of caving and …the loveliest of it all – stream hikes. Talk to the naturalist about your particular area of interest, and he will customize the trail and accompany you.
  • Trek along the stream and have dip in the natural pools This, without doubt, is the favourite activity of visitors to DehigahaEla Eco Lodge. The cold and sparkling DehigahaEla stream falls into the murky warm KiriOya River at the edge of the lodge. Let the tumbling water massage you, allow the cheeky fish nibble at your toes, or just disappear in to the cool pools of water.
  • Walking upstream along the DehigahaEla stream is highly recommended. It will take a while as you are tempted to dip in the innumerable pools created by the low calcium terraces. If you make it all the way, you get to the marshy pool fed by the clear bubbling springs where it all starts
  • Overnight stay at Back of Beyond DehigahalaEla Eco Lodge in Sigiriya

Day 04

  • Breakfast at the Eco Lodge
  • Cycle to Sigiriya Rock and climb Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Overnight stay at Back of Beyond DehigahalaEla Eco Lodge in Sigiriya

Day 05

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Transfer to Matale- 2 hour drive approximately
  • Check into Jim’s Farm Villas, a luxury boutique hotel in Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle between Dambulla and Kandy, set in a serene 50 acre organic farm with mountain views
  • Rest at the Villa
  • Overnight stay at Jim’s Farm Villas

Day 06

  • Breakfast at the villa
  • Explore about the cultivations belongs to the Villa and get a ‘Farm Experience’. There are over 2500 coconut palms, 500 banana palms, plus several hundred mango and papaya trees, providing delightful shade and wonderful vistas as they disappear off towards distant hills. One of the Staff members will explain the organic method of cultivating coconuts, bananas and other crops on the farm, including black pepper, mangoes, papaya, cinnamon, coffee and cocoa.
  • Overnight stay at Jim’s Farm Villas.

Day 07

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Negombo- 3 ½ hour drive approximately
  • Overnight stay at Ranweli Holiday Village in Waikkal.

Day 08

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Do river cruise for 2 hours starting from 10 am- Glide along the waterways by canoe or motor boat in the environs of Ranweli and explore the unique eco system around the mangroves. Discover the numerous indigenous aquatic and terrestrial plants and enjoy a green wonderland of breathtaking beauty.
  • Overnight stay at Ranweli Holiday Village in Waikkal.

Day 09

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Craft Demonstrations- Ranweli is closely linked to a local village and the villagers often enjoy meeting the guests and sharing information about their traditional lifestyles, handicrafts and customs. Demonstrations of traditional Sri Lankan handicrafts and industries are offered. These are offered complimentary to the guests in Ranweliin order to enhance the cultural experience.
  • Overnight stay at Ranweli Holiday Village in Waikkal.

Day 10

  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Transfer to Airport for departure – 45 minutes drive approximately

From US$ 1240

Per person on double sharing basis


We can tailor this trip to suit your requirements

Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation


The rate includes,

  • Accommodation in mentioned hotels
  • Meals as per mentioned meal plans
  • Air conditioned transfers with an English speaking chauffeur guide
  • All mentioned activities and park entrance fees

Prices may vary plus/minus depending on the season

Places of visit during this trip

Key highlights of this trip

  • Nature trails in Sigiriya
  • Stream bath and trek in Sigiriya
  • Country side cycling in Sigiriya
  • Climbing Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Explore about the cultivations at Jim's farm Villa
  • Do a river cruise to explore the unique ecosystem around the mangroves with a naturalist at Ranweli Holiday Village
  • Craft Demonstrations in a local village near Ranweli Holiday Village

Accommodation and meals during this trip (For 2 Adults)

  • 1 night at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nightsat Back of Beyond DehigahaEla Eco Lodge in Sigiriya on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights at Jim’s Farm Villas on bed and breakfast basis
  • 3 nights at Ranweli Holiday Village inWaikkal on bed and breakfast basis