Sri Lanka holidays offer a huge variety; pristine beaches, hilltop plantations, ancient cities, cave temples and an extraordinary abundance of wildlife. Not to mention the bustling capital city of Colombo with its wealth of museums, galleries and shops, the eerie Sigriva Rock or the luxurious indulgent spas on the south coast. For such a small island, it is incredibly diverse, which means Sri Lanka holidays are guaranteed to have something to suit everyone.
Sun seekers will love Sri Lanka for its incredible beaches where you can laze around on the glorious sand and soak in the rays while the warm Indian Ocean laps the shoreline. With such incredible scenery, Sri Lanka is a perfect destination for honeymoons and beach holidays. For those seeking a little more adventure on their holidays to Sri Lanka there are endless activities and sights to keep you occupied. Explore the incredible marine life; snorkel or dive off the coast, climb Adams peak – Sri Lanka’s holiest mountain- take a bicycle tour of Bentota, embark on a deep sea fishing adventure or set of in search of turtles returning to shore to lay their eggs at Rekawa.
There are so many incredible historical sights to be explored on your holidays to Sri Lanka; the ancient fort of Sigiriya is an incredible rock fortress which has been declared a world heritage site whilst Galle is a classic example of a European fortified city in southern Asia. In the lush tropical heart of the island, Kandy was a stronghold of the Sinhalese kings until it fell to the British in 1815 and became a centre of the tea trade. But its cultural heritage far pre-dates the British tea drinkers: in the Dalda Maligawa, or Temple of the Tooth, one of Buddha's teeth is kept as a sacred relic, putting it among the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. High among the hilly tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya, the tiny hill resort of Hatton makes an excellent base for exploring the surrounding country. There is certainly plenty of culture to keep you enthralled on your holidays to Sri Lanka.
Our holidays in Sri Lanka are selected by our experts to ensure they are unforgettable experiences that you will remember forever. For those who wish to combine a relaxing break on the beach with sightseeing and wildlife spotting we offer Multi Centre holidays where you can stay in more than one area of the island. Alternatively you can combine your Sri Lanka holidays with a stay in Dubai or the Maldives for something completely unique. Our specialists will create a bespoke itinerary that is perfect for you.
Visa: All visitors to Sri Lanka must possess a Tourist Visa which can be prearranged online at http://www.eta.gov.lk for a fee of $30. Otherwise this can be bought on arrival by queuing before Immigration counter for a fee of $35 per person. There is currently no charge for children under 12 years old.
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