Summer brings vacation time for many. Specially for those who with families with children find time to travel the world to make the most of their kids school holidays. Sri Lanka unfolds charms of the ancient world to natural beauty in a relatively small land mass. This itinerary will travel across the island discovering the ‘lost world’ the ancient monasteries. You will enjoy one of Sri Lanka’s largest national park the Wilpattu which is yet to discover by many. You may catch the sight of leopards, elephants, crocodiles among other tropical endemic animals. Then you will be escorted to the beach of the east-coast in Sri Lanka. It is what we like to call as ‘the equivalent to Maldives’, for its pristine almost whitish sand and turquoise color sea. Our guides we allocate are specialists who will unfold you a vivid history. They will inspire with many other lessor known attractions too.
You will be escorted by our friendly guide to the fishing village of Negombo, located near the airport so you can relax after a long flight journey. Negombo is certainly not just to relax, but this coastal city has a rich history to share with you. The wild cinnamon that grew attracted foreign traders and subsequently Dutch & the Portuguese successfully established and colonized the coastal areas.
Accommodation – Jetwing Beach
Visit Wilpattu National Park, Its distinct characteristic is the complex of lakes called Villus. It is surrounded by the grassy plains and the Wilpattu jungle. It is even to date is a lessor travel yet national park rich in wild life. Leopard is the most popular attraction while you can also see the elephants, sloth bear, water buffalo, the spotted dear among other tropical animals.
Accommodation – Palpatha Eco-lodge
Trincomalee (Trinco in short) is located in the east coast of Sri lanka with a gifted natural harbour and turquoise sea. Many indulge themselves in white sand in Neliveli & Uppuveli. Nilaveli beach, located in the northern stretch of Trincomalee is probably the best beach in this island. Take a boat ride to the pigeon island one of the two marine national parks in Sri Lanka. You can go snorkeling and explore the rich marine life there.
Accommodation – Anilana Nilaweli
Pasikuda is another untouched pristine beach in Sri Lanka. Its long beach with white sand and calm waters in the sea makes this a different experience. A perfect diving spot for beginners with our partners we provide Padi certified diving instructors to discover the HMS WW2 ship wreckage and colorful tropical fish!
Accommodation – Anilana Pasikuda
After a good breakfast depart for Dambulla in the morning. Visit The Dambulla Cave Temple and the Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Visit the Habarana Village for an authentic village tour and if time permits, visit the Ancient city of Polonnaruwa.
Accommodation – Aliya Resort
Transfer to Colombo, relax and if time permits, enjoy a Colombo city tour complimentary by Tropical Vacations. You will enjoy the sunset while staying at Kingsbury which is located by the Galleface green over looking the Indian ocean.
Accommodation – Kingsbury Hotel
You will be transferred to the airport via the express highway.