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Thank you for visit Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas. We can help you find out more about Sri Lanka Holidays and we have a wealth of information about Places to visit, Things to do, Tailor-made Tours, Hotels, Travel Guides and many more. You can even contact us to request for a free Itinerary or a Tour package to Sri Lanka. Start exploring Holidays to Sri Lanka with us today and see how we could help you build Cheap Sri Lanka HoliPodays.

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A dedicated team of experts with collective industry experience of over 150 years in the Sri Lanka Tourism industry.

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Our team of experts at Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas have carefully selected the following Sri Lanka Itineraries keeping in mind the tropical weather in Sri Lanka.

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When is the best time to visit Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka consists of two monsoons that occur annually, but since it’s an island that is situated very much close to the equator and is thereby a part of the tropics, it is a destination that can be enjoyed all year round, in terms of weather.

From May to August : The Yala monsoon brings rain to the Southern and Western regions of the country, From October to January: The Maha monsoon blows towards the North and East.

While the Southern coast is an absolute favourite for all Sri Lanka tours, it is at its very best from December to March, making it the ideal time period for tourists from countries with temperate climates such as Europe, USA and the UK to escape harsh winters and hence indulge in some sunshine! With so much cultural diversity elegantly entwined within the midst of a desirable climatic pattern tourists from every country be it from the Asian subcontinent such as India, Australasia or the Gulf such as Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait etc. are bound to cherish their Sri Lanka holidays unlike ever imaginable before!

Apart from visiting the shores Down South, the Northern and Eastern stretch of coastline is as vibrant as it can ever be during the mid half of every year. What’s more, the Central Highlands are another integral point of interest when it comes to Sri Lanka holiday ideas, so you are bound to never run out of wonderful options whenever you are drafting your itinerary for visiting this magnificent escapade! The choices are endless!

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Tailor-Made Sri Lanka Tours

Are you looking to plan Sri Lanka holidays that are enjoyable yet affordable for your budget at the same time?

What about customization? Do you have any special requirements that need to be fulfilled for all your Sri Lanka tours?

At Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas, we realize the importance of creating a one-of-a-kind experience for all our dear travellers by making sure that we are able to stay on par with any special demands when it comes to Sri Lanka tour packages. With so much to see in this small yet significant locale, one is sure to feel spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding what you wish to include into your travel itinerary!

So, how can we help make your Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas come true? Successfully planning Sri Lanka tours for a substantial period of time, we first take the obligation of providing you your very own travel consultant for due purpose of assisting you to plan your Sri Lanka holidays. Possessing hands-on experience with the workings of the travel and tourism sector of Sri Lanka, our team of travel consultants are proficient in suggesting nothing short of the very great for your final Sri Lanka itinerary! What are the benefits of using us as your reputed travel and tour operator? Apart from enjoying the perks of one of our skilled travel consultants who will be at your service for planning enticing Sri Lanka tours, we are also proud to be at your service for:

  • Round-the-clock customer support, anytime and anywhere you need it
  • A vehicle suitable enough for the number of travellers present in your group, along with a driver
  • A tour guide who possesses comprehensive knowledge and insight of the entire country in general, along with multilingual capabilities

Tailor-made tour packages to Sri Lanka, with 4 day, 7 day and 14 day packages available that can be combined with any location(s) of your choice

What with Sri Lanka being a haven for a number of varied attributes – from a history that is bound to render you awestruck to mountain peaks that are just as spectacular as their coastal counterparts, this country is capable of offering much, much more than meets the naked human eye! The aspect of the island’s rich cultural triangle is one that must not be forgotten too, for what is now resplendent today is from the heavy influence of everything from ancient rituals to imperial colonialism!

Therefore, let us take you by the hand for enabling you to revel in the tropical elegance that Sri Lanka has to offer! We take the ultimate responsibility of integrating the ideal locales that will enlighten and amaze your horizons, and that too solely in conjunction to your exclusive demands, rest assured. Proudly acclaimed to pay homage to 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, exploring a land that is abundant with a variety of requisites is a task that our panel of travel consultants dedicate much passion towards. Feel free to leave all your concerns regarding your Sri Lanka holidays as you plan your itinerary with us! From being warmly welcomed at the airport as we await your arrival, ushering you towards your hotel and other amenities, our representatives will take charge the moment you reach Sri Lanka and ensure that your trip is nothing short of impeccably organized.

Whether it’s taking a hike at Adam’s Peak as our tour guide cordially guides and explains every nuance of the destination, or whether we escort you to Mirissa’s unspoilt coastlines, no factor will be overlooked when it comes to sincere hospitality and the will to introduce the very best of Sri Lankan culture to you.

Sri Lanka on platter : what’s in this island’s tropical palette?

Famous for a number of delicacies that are dominantly made with coconut, an authentic Sri Lankan breakfast is one unlike ever before! Enjoy lunch or dinner with a variety of seafood cuisines prepared the traditional way (our locally cultivated spices are famous for this!) thereby procreating a gastronomical experience which is sure to leave its mark of nostalgia to make you yearn for more.

Regardless of what your special needs may be, we will ensure that they are all conveniently met so that you are able to witness the true wonder and paradise Sri Lanka really is! To know more on how we can help you plan the perfect Sri Lanka travel itinerary with the help of one of our experienced travel consultants, kindly get in touch with us now by sending us a message at info@srilankaholidayideas.com

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Places to Visit in Sri Lanka

Historical/archaeological sites

Polonnaruwa: a must-see during your Sri Lanka holidays. It is also home to varied nuances that pertain to the country’s lineage of monarchs, including the Parakrama Samudra
Mihintale: this mountain peak signifies much with regards to the implementation of Buddhism in Sri Lanka and is an enlightening addition to most Sri Lanka tours.

The cultural triangle

Dalada Maligawa (sacred Temple of the Tooth) : An indispensable addition for all tours here at Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas, this magnificent temple bears homage to the upper left canine tooth of Lord Buddha. Find out more about Temple of the Tooth

Ruwanweli Saya : One of the most renowned Buddhist temples built by King Dutugemunu, the stupa of this temple is acclaimed to be the finest of its kind

Koneswaram Kovil : Perched on top of Swami Rock in Trincomalee, this temple is sacred for Hindu devotees from all over the world

The hills

Kandy : featuring a fine collaboration of cool weather, hilly terrain and wondrous places of cultural and cosmopolitan interest. Find out more about Places to Visit in Kandy.

Nuwara Eliya : also known as the ‘model English village’, Nuwara Eliya’s architectural influences from the British are still prominent. Find out more about Places to Visit in Nuwara Eliya.

The coast

Hikkaduwa : From golden sands to sparkling waters, this stretch of beach is a haven for those of you looking to have some fun in the sun. Explore Holidays in Hikkaduwa.

Arugam Bay : When it comes to tours Sri Lanka never misses out on portraying the spectacle of Arugam Bay to its visitors, for it features the most promising point break for surfers in the country.

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See Also : Top 5 Places to Visit in Sri Lanka.

Where can I stay during my Sri Lanka holidays?

An integral part of all your Sri Lanka tours that requires dedicated thought, the aspect of choosing accommodation facilities that are convenient and affordable is of top priority for our agents here at Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas, along with the planning of your entire trip and its itinerary.

For most tours to Sri Lanka, here are a few options for acquiring decent lodging requisites anywhere in the island: Hotels The most popular option for accommodation so far, all reputed hotels in Sri Lanka are well equipped with sanitation facilities and most other social amenities, along with hospitable guest services from its staff. No matter where you wish to go in the country, all places of tourist interest in Sri Lanka have hotels at close proximity, most preferably within a distance that is very much walkable to a particular site.

Find out more about Hotels in Sri Lanka.

Guest Houses A more economical alternative to commercial hotels and resorts, guest houses are privately run establishments (most commonly run together by a family) and feature rooms with basic facilities. While all guest houses do not provide meals, some do so upon request.

Private Bungalows Mostly popular in the Nuwara Eliya region, private bungalows are most ideally rented by groups or by individuals who plan to stay for a longer period of time. Owing to its concept of self-service, most visitors find this mode of accommodation more appealing.

To know more on which form of accommodation is right for you, please drop us a message at info@srilankaholidayideas.com and we will be glad to assist you.

Useful Information for Sri Lanka Holidays

Important places

1. Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake

Distance from Colombo: 32.7km (reachable in 30 minutes via the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway),
Distance from Kandy: 102.7km (reachable in 1 hour and 45 minutes via the Colombo-Kandy Road)

2. Department of Emigration and Immigration

Address: Ananda Rajakaruna Mawatha, Colombo 10

Useful to know

Climate : Tropical, with two monsoons prevalent annually Average Temperature

Colombo : 27°C
Kandy : 20°C

Average Rainfall

South Western region : 4000mm/year
North Eastern region : 1000mm/year

Local Currency : Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

Native language : Sinhala (සිංහල)

Public Transportation : Buses and rail systems are widely available over here. For public transportation that is a tad secluded, tuk-tuks are available over a metered basis and can be used for a ride from the street. Private cab services are also available via making a phone call or upon making a reservation online.

What to wear : Loose casual attire is most advisable. It is also important to be modestly dressed while entering religious establishments such as temples, with legs and arms covered for both men and women. It is also advised to be adequately dressed in swimwear before entering bathing/swimming areas such as pools and beaches.

Miscellaneous essentials : It is recommended to carry a mosquito repellent spray or lotion with you, along with sunscreen. Weather patterns may get suddenly erratic so it is also prudent to keep an umbrella with you. A universal adapter for type I plugs will also be of great help, as type I plugs are not compatible with Sri Lankan plug bases.

1. What are the requirements for obtaining a visa for Sri Lanka tours?

For a tourist visa that is valid for not more than 30 days, you will need to endorse yourself for an ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) by visiting www.eta.gov.lk. For obtaining visas that are valid for a duration that lasts for more than 30 days, please visit www.immigration.gov.lk on how to apply for the same.

2. What rules do you follow when planning and customizing travel itineraries for Sri Lanka holidays?

Upon assigning you a travel consultant who will take care of all your needs for your tours to Sri Lanka, your travel itinerary will be carefully drafted by considering the following factors:

  • The places/activities that bear the most interest to you
    Time required to travel from one proposed location to another (this will help determine which places need to be visited on a particular day, as we will ensure that excessive downtime isn’t caused due to travelling from one spot to another for a long period of time)
  • Your budget

3. How much money will I need to carry during my tour?

This mainly depends on the places that you will be scheduled to visit as per your Sri Lanka tour itinerary, such as locations where an entrance fee or contribution is necessary. Miscellaneous expenses for food, shopping etc. is subject to your personal budgetary allowances. For an exact quote, please contact Sri Lanka Holiday Ideas as you plan your trip to confirm.

4. Are there any cultural formalities that need to be followed?

Apart from dressing modestly before entering sacred places (arms and legs must be covered, and hats/caps must be taken off), most other formalities shall be advised by your tour guide if ever it is required. Have any more questions? Please get in touch with us and we’ll be glad to respond to your inquiries.

Frequently Asked Questions about Our Tours

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Will my Tour be a Group Tour or a Private Tour?

All our Sri Lanka Tours are private tours which means we will have this tour arranged only for you and your family/friends.

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Your Tour package will include a detailed Itinerary on places to visit, hotels and service of a driver/guide with a dedicated vehicle for your entire tour in Sri Lanka.

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All our tours are tailor-made which means we understand your holiday interest first and build the Itinerary.

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Looking or someone who speaks your language. We got it covered. We have experienced travel consultants who speaks your language and experienced tour guides who can speak your language.

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We have designed this website to help Sri Lanka Holiday lovers to find out more about Sri Lanka and help them book tours to get the most of of theor holiday. To achieve this we have partnered with one of the leading tour operators in Sri Lanka who will help you build the best tour Itinerary and offer the best possible service. We hold over 99% customer satisfaction rate and overall our tour partner manages tours for over 4,000 pax per year.

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