Take your family on an exciting holiday to the island that is famous for its misty mountains of tea country, thousands of years old historical monuments and the miles stretched golden sandy beaches with this holiday with teenagers tour. This carefully crafted holiday package includes all the exotic locations of Sri Lanka including many family-friendly holiday ideas and kid-friendly holiday activities to suit your interests, and leisures and also to make the most out of your holiday with your loved ones.
Day 1 – Arrival / Negombo
Arrival and Transfer to the hotel in Negombo. Enjoy an exclusive luxury boutique hotel upon arrival where you can sit back and relax from the long journey surrounded by tropical nature.
Day 2, 3 – Sigiriya
At the centre of the Cultural Triangle stands the mighty Sigiriya Rock. En route pause at Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka’s well-preserved cave complex dating back to the first century BC. Climb the 200 metres high Sigiriya on the beautiful stone-carved steps passing through the water gardens, pools, mirror walls, frescoes and water fountains that still work to this day. Enjoy a traditional cultural village exploration to discover the lifestyles of the traditional locals. Relish the steep climbs of the Pidurangala Rock if you are craving a magical sunset. The famous elephant gathering in the Minneriya National Park is a not to be missed experience when you are in Sigiriya.
Day 4, 5 – Nuwara Eliya
Passing the tea plantation towards the hill country hints to you that you have set a course to reach the famous hill countries of Sri Lanka. Enjoy two days surrounded by misty mountains and tea plantations where you will gain knowledge on the world-famous Ceylon Tea processing from the field to the tea factory with a hot cup of tea during the high tea overlooking the mountains and tea plantations. Take an early morning drive to reach the Horton Plains National Park to enjoy the nature trail passing breathtaking cascades to the sheer cliffs named World's End and Mini World's End. Hike to the Lover’s Leap waterfall to explore the love story that named this breathtaking waterfall and take a tuk-tuk ride to see the magnificent Bomburuella Reservior. Visit the old Trinity Church in Nuwara Eliya which was built in 1852 and the old Post Office which was built in 1894 or surround yourself with the English colonial-style bungalows that will give you the image of the British inheritance during your city tour in Nuwara Eliya.
Day 6, 7 – Ella
Along the narrow winding roads leading up to the hill country, fancy a hike to a breathtaking waterfall hidden in the forest. Surrounded by misty mountains, Ella invites oneself to many experiences. Make your second day is here to give you the freedom to select the experiences that you want at your own phase.
1. Early morning Ella Rock trekking to witness the magical sunrise. (Inclined trekking)
2. Climb the rock stairs to the summit of Little Adams Peak to enjoy the 360 views of the mountain ranges.
3. Capture the stunning images of the Nine Arch Bridge while the train crosses the bridge.
4. Relax and spend your time at leisure.
Day 8, 9 – Yala
Drive to one of Sri Lanka’s premier wildlife viewing destinations, Yala National Park is also credited as having the highest density of leopards in the world and as well as the best safari destination outside Africa. Rise early to embark on a full-day game drive at the Yala National Park in search of the elusive leopards, elephants, spotted deers, sloth bears, birdlife and plenty more. Keep your eyes peeled for the action cause this safari will provide you with plenty of fantastic photographic opportunities.
Day 10, 11, 12 – Mirissa
Enjoy an exclusive luxury family-friendly beach resort where you can sit back and relax for the next three days leisurely spending your time at the golden sandy beaches of Mirissa. During your time spent here, you have the option of experiencing a private boat ride to see the whales, visiting the turtle hatcheries to see the baby turtles making it a wonderful experience for the children and also travelling to the Galle Dutch Fort to explore the Dutch architecture along with the interesting stories of the colonization by the Dutch.
Day 13 – Negombo
Head back to Negombo for your last night in Sri Lanka after completing a wonderful family holiday in Sri Lanka and experiencing many extraordinary adventures.