Sri Lanka 21 day tour

We loved the use of railways to get around on this tailor made trip to Sri Lanka. It felt real. As were the boat trips out to the islands. And for the rest, we had the most amazing driver, who felt like part of the family by the end.
Colombo Railways journeys Jaffna Nagadeepa and Delft Islands Anuradhapura Dambulla cave (Rock) temple Polonnaruwa Safari in Minneriya National Park Sigiriya Rock Fortress Trincomalee Pasikudah Kandy Nuwara Eliya Horton Plains National Park Yala National Park Whale watching at Mirissa Galle
US $3999ToUS $4299 excluding flights
21 Days
Tailor made
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Price per person on double or twin sharing basis & Includes a/c transport, dinner & breakfast, activity fees to all sites on itinerary, Train ticket & taxes. Excludes lunch, Optional excursions, Any other items not mentioned in the HOLIDAY INCLUDES..
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Description of Sri Lanka 21 day tour

Price information

US $3999ToUS $4299 excluding flights
Price per person on double or twin sharing basis & Includes a/c transport, dinner & breakfast, activity fees to all sites on itinerary, Train ticket & taxes. Excludes lunch, Optional excursions, Any other items not mentioned in the HOLIDAY INCLUDES..
Make enquiry

Departure information

This trip can be arranged at any time and can be tailored to fit your own unique requirements, interests and budget.

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1 Reviews of Sri Lanka 21 day tour

4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed on 09 Mar 2017 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Too many to mention - getting to go to the North - Jaffna and Delft, the Ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnuaruwa. the peaceful and beautiful beaches
on the East and South coasts. The amazing temples and quirky workshops - paper products from elephant dung and a whole array of products from coconut
husks. The safari parks and all the drivers and guides. Especially my main guide and driver - Harry.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Go with an open mind and be flexible. It is a beautiful country.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes, all the hotels and places to eat were owned by Sri Lankans. We also used a combination of trains and cars.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

A fantastically varied and wonderfully balanced trip.

Read the operator's response here:

Hello Fiona,

Thank you for taking the time to send in your review, it is much appreciated.

Wishing you all the very best.


Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.


Entrance Fees:
The round ticket purchased to visit the most popular sites is a levy collected by the central cultural fund. This levy is used by the fund to maintain and preserve the existing archaeological ruins, rehabilitate existing ruins and fund archaeological expeditions around the existing cities. Some of the individual fees collected by the smaller temples and sites are channelled through their caretakers to the upkeep of the facilities.

Entrance fees to wildlife parks are used for the maintenance of the parks including border and anti-poaching control and for the funding of various conservation projects like the “Elephant Transit Camp”

The “Uda Walawe Transit Camp” is a true elephant conservation project organized by the Department of Wildlife with the sole intention of caring for orphaned elephants with minimal human contact and releasing them back into the wild when they are weaned. We encourage our guests to make a contribution to this project. We also make contributions to this project from time to time based on revenues.

Respecting of Local Cultures and the Environment:
Sri Lanka is a culturally diverse nation and as such there are cultural sensitivities which are best respected. For this we meet with all our clients on the first day during which we brief them on the common ‘do’s’ and ‘don'ts’. Even while on tour our guide will brief the clients when visiting sites about general etiquette and norms if required.

Some of the parks that are visited on our itineraries are extremely sensitive ecosystems and as such our guides always forewarn clients about littering, smoking etc. We do not allow smoking in the vehicle at any time.

Game Meat:
Poaching is illegal in Sri Lanka however there are many eateries which sell this type of meat. Commonly poached meat includes wild boar and venison. We do not patronize any restaurants that we know sell game meat of any sort.

Environmental Responsibility at the office:
We realize that saving the environment can make financial sense as well. We have streamlined our operations in our office to an almost paperless office where everything from bookings to faxes are received in soft copy and stored. We only print what is absolutely necessary.


Our itinerary is designed to help the local community wherever possible.

Amazing Ceylon Vacation Accommodation:
All of the hotels we use for the itinerary are owned by establishments or individual where the owners or shareholders are Sri Lankan or control a large majority.

Amazing Ceylon Vacation Guides:
Our chauffeur guides are an important part of our team and we consider them our most valuable asset. We pay all our guides a fair price for their work above industry standards. We believe that this would translate to a better service to our clients on the long run. We ensure that all our guides are properly licensed.

Amazing Ceylon Vacation Restaurants:
We actively promote eating at local restaurants and establishments. We also make it one of our priorities to support the roadside vendors. Wherever possible we aim to stop for sampling of fruits or for a refreshing drink of King Coconut with the intention of supporting the vendors.

Amazing Ceylon Vacation Activities:
This tour involves visits to a village and a dinner with a Sri Lankan family. Both these activities are designed to encourage interaction between the guests and the locals. This gives our guests an understanding of local life, the history and also what typical days are in a Sri Lankan household.

These types of activities further go towards are commitment to the support of local entrepreneurs and their ventures.

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