Luxury Family Holidays In Sri Lanka

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Luxury family holiday itinerary in Sri Lanka provides you an ideal gateway with best family friendly resorts together with different types of attractions in Sri Lanka for you to pamper with your loved ones in nine days. Sri Lanka is one of the best luxury family holiday destinations in Asia with ample luxury family friendly resorts & hotels with plenty of attractions which you can explore within a shorter period of time.

We carefully have crafted this Sri Lanka luxury family holiday considering island’s best family friendly resorts / safety aspect etc and we will further tailor make this family itinerary in Sri Lanka considering ages of the children & parents / duration of the holiday and we ensure to have an unforgettable lifetime holiday experience.  As a leading travel agent in Sri Lanka, Aro Travels provides professionally qualified guides / naturalist and we do maintain highest service level standards for all our tours. 


• Arrive at Colombo International Airport
• We will receive you at the arrival lounge of Colombo International Airport on arrival
• Meet Ceylon Expeditions Tour Executive and will introduce your private chauffer. Brief about the tour and discuss all other important things about operating of your family holiday in Sri Lanka.
• Leave for Habarana or Dambulla (3 Hrs drive)
• Check-in to resort in Habarana / Dambulla
• Afternoon we go for a jeep safari in Minneriya or Kaudulla National Park from 3 – 6 PM
• Dinner & overnight stay in Habarana / Dambulla
Minneriya National Park - The largest known meeting place for Asian elephants, Minneriya National Park provides the natural corridor amidst tropical dry mixed evergreen forests that attract herds of these wild creatures. Observe the largest mammal as it searches for food and water while making its way to the shores of a rainwater reservoir. Recommended National Park during your Sri Lanka family holidays.

• After breakfast leave for Sigiriya Rock Fortress (2 Hrs) recommended activity during your family holidays but try to visits during 7.30- AM – 9.00 Am or in the evening 4.00 – 6.00 PM
• After visiting Sigiriya, we leave for Anuradhapura Sacred Site. ( 2 – 3 Hrs).
• Lunch at Anuradhapura
• Return to hotel in Habarana
Anuradhapura was the cradle of glorious Sinhalese Buddhist civilization. The pride of place in Anuradhapura was taken by the ancient stupas and ancient reservoirs. Towering stupas (dagobas) of stupendous domes, reflects the marvels of ancient civil engineering. Recommended activity during your luxury family holiday in Sri Lanka.
Sigiriya Rock Fortress (UNESCO World Heritage) – Sigiriya is an Ancient Rock Fortress and Palace built during the reign of 473 – 495. It is one of the most famous Archeological Treasure and UNESCO named Sigiriya rock as a World Heritage in 1982 under the name “Ancient City of Sigiriya Sri Lanka”. Sigiriya is one of the famous family adventure destinations in Sri Lanka.

• Hot air balloon ride Dambulla 6.45 AM - 9.00 AM
• Explore Dambulla Cave Temple (UNESCO World Heritage) This is also a recommended activity for family holidays to Sri Lanka.
• Village tour habarana
• Leave for Kandy (2 Hrs)
• Enroot visit spice Garden in Matale. Have an idea of how spices are growing in a tropical country
• Proceed towards Kandy
• Enroot visit Batik Factory in Matale and explore how Batik fabrics are made.
• Reach Kandy and check-in
• Evening visit Sacred Tooth Relic Temple Kandy and enjoy cultural shown in Kandy (Daily at 5.30 AM)
• Dinner & overnight stay in Kandy
Kandy – A lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that retains an aura of grandeur. Encircled by hills, with a tranquil lake in its center, it is the site of the renowned temple that enshrines the Sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha and the Royal Botanical Garden.
Sacred Tooth Relic Temple Kandy - The tooth relic temple enshrines relics of what is believed to be the actual teeth of Lord Buddha in a well-secured golden casket.

• Enjoy a leisure breakfast in the Kandy hotel
• Check-out and leave for Hatton ( 2 – 3 Hrs)
• En-root Kandy sightseeing if you missed anything yesterday
• Visit Royal Botanic Gardens in Kandy (2 Hrs)
• Transfer to Hatton by road (3 Hrs)
Royal Botanical Garden Kandy (Recommended activity during your family holiday in Sri Lanka) - First conceived as a Queen's pleasure garden in the 14th century and a Kandyan Prince's residence in the 18th century the gardens were formally opened under their current guise in 1821. Walking around these tranquil, immaculately designed lawns, borders, pavilions, and plant houses.
Hatton – Central Highlands of Sri Lanka is home for many natural wonders in Sri Lanka. Hatton is one of the wonders lying compressed in lush green tea estates nestled high in the mountains and surrounded by majestic waterfalls. Hatton’s lush greenery can be considered to be a South Asian take on the Garden of Eden as it displays Mother Nature at her best. One of the best-recommended destinations for Sri Lanka luxury family holidays.

Explore attractions in Hatton
• Adam’s Peak – Climb to The Top! This is seasonal activity but recommended trek for family adventure holiday lovers
• Mack woods Labookellie Tea Factory – Pay a visit and learn about world renowned Ceylon Tea how it grown and blended.
• Warleigh Church – Beautiful Architecture!
• Mlesna Tea Castle – Enjoy A Tea Break
• Castlereagh Reservoir – Take A trek
Sri Pada or Adam's Peak is an ancient pilgrimage site, which has long attracted thousands of pilgrims from all faiths. This conical mountain is 7,360 feet (2,250 meters) high, soaring clear above the surrounding mountain ranges. Best family adventure holiday activity in Sri Lanka.

• Take a train to Nuwara Eliya (Hatton to Nanu Oya Railway Station) (2 Hrs approximately). Train journey from Hatton is subject to availability of seats and bookings are to be made exactly 30 days prior to train journey.
• Check-in to Nuwara Eliya hotel by 1.45 AM
• Leisure
• Recommend for a sightseeing tour in Nuwara Eliya and spend a good time near Gregory Lake Nuwara Eliya.
Nuwara Eliya is a resort city in the Central Mountain Range of Sri Lanka. Blessed a with salubrious climate, breathtaking views of valleys, meadows, mountains and greenery. Nuwara Eliya, also known as ‘Little’ England’, was the favorite hill station of the British and one of the famous destination of honeymoon tours in Sri Lanka. Recommended destination for all types of holiday itineraries in Sri Lanka.

• Wake-up 5.30 AM and leave for Horton Plains National Park. We should start at least by 6.15 AM to have a clear visibility of World’s End before mist. You will have a packed breakfast.
• Back to hotel by 10.30 AM
• Leave for Kitulgala by 1.00 PM
• Reach Kitulgala and suggest for nature walk along with the Kelani River (Your tour leader will brief you)
• Dinner & overnight stay in Kitulgala
• Special Note – Horton Plains National Park is recommended activity for family holidays in Sri Lanka but note this is a 7 KM walk through un-even roads through misty climate. Awesome experience but you need to make sure that all members are OK to walk 7 KM with your tour leader.
Horton Plains National Park montane grassland and cloud forest located in the Central Highlands with photo opportunity and rich nature creations. It is on a plateau at an altitude of 2100-2300m and was declared a national park in 1988 due to its biodiversity and geographical importance. It is a popular tourist destination consisting of several tourist hot spots such as World’s End, mini World’s End, Bakers Falls and the peaks of Kirigalpoththa and Totupola Kanda.

• Recommend to wake up a bit early and have a nature walk with bird watching before breakfast. Kitulgala is one of the famous locations for bird watching tours in Sri Lanka and you might able to see a lot of endemic bird species in Kitulgala.
• Enjoy breakfast
• Experience white water rafting and other aquatic based adventure activities in Kitulgala
• Back to hotel by 1.00 PM and leave for Mirissa (4 Hrs)
• Check-in to Beach hotel in Mirissa and relax
Special Note – You are strictly to adhere to the safety guidelines during aqua-based adventure activities provided by Ceylon Expeditions or Rafting instructors. No children under 12 y are accommodated.
Kitulgala is a popular adventure sports destination in Sri Lanka located close to Kelani River (the Second longest river in Sri Lanka) blended with thick jungle which is ideal for nature trails and bird watching activities. Kitulgala is mainly famous for White Water Rafting which is the only place in Sri Lanka to do rafting and other aquatic adventure activities which recommend for family holidays to Sri Lanka.

• Wake up in the early morning and leave for Whale Watching n Mirissa with a packed breakfast.
• Separate instructions will be given by Ceylon Expeditions on whale watching trips including safety guidelines. Ceylon Expeditions use only approved/licensed & insured boat operators for our tours.
• Back to hotel after whale watching by approximately 10 – 11 AM (Depend on the whales sighting).
• Visit Galle-Dutch fort
• 1.00 PM check-out from Mirissa hotel and leave for Benthota VIA Galle / Colombo on Highway. (3 Hrs)
Mirissa is one of the best places in the world for whale watching, especially for the most famous largest marine mammal “Blue Whales”. Actually, it takes only six to nine nautical miles from Mirissa harbor to reach whale habitats. Recommended activity during your family adventure or wildlife photography tour in Sri Lanka.
Galle Dutch Fort (UNESCO World Heritage) - This is a very informative excursion for children with knowledge of Colonial periods / its remains in Asia / Dutch architecture with Asian blend, recommended excursion for family adventure holidays in Sri Lanka. One of the best-preserved colonial forts in the Asian region.

• Spend leisure time on the beach and check out by 1.00 PM from Bentota Hotel
• Leave for Colombo International Airport VIA Colombo according to your flight time.
• Sightseeing city tour in Colombo with important historical monuments / shopping malls etc
Ceylon Expeditions will assist to coordinate on re-confirming the ticket if any / flight time confirmation etc.
Colombo - Colombo, the Commercial Capital of Sri Lanka and it’s located on the west coast of the island. Colombo is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins and a city population of 640,000. A glimpse beneath the chaotic facade of this metropolis on the banks of the Indian Ocean will reveal a treasure of delights and surprises to the inquisitive visitor. We always encourage our guest to experience Colombo for at least an afternoon or an evening.
You will leave with lovely memories from this tiny island after completing 9 nights luxury family holiday in Sri Lanka. Thank You !

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Luxury Family Holidays In Sri Lanka

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