Sri Lanka Luxury Family Holidays - Best Child Friendly Hotels & Tours

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Sri Lanka is the perfect destination for an active family holiday in the UK’s winter and spring months. It is full of child friendly excursions and unique family experiences.

 
Positioned on the Southern tip of India, Sri Lanka is just above the equator and experiences 2 distinct seasons, the wet monsoon season and a tropical dry season between December to March. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean, and has a varied landscape offering a unique family experience of mountainous jungle terrain, vivid green tea plantations and tropical, palm fringed beaches; it is home to a profusion of wild life and exotic plants for the family to explore via its 26 national parks, its safari drives, whale and dolphin watching and elephant sanctuaries.
 
 
 
 
Although it is small it packs a punch with its history that dates back thousands of years leaving behind rich ruins of temples, tombs, statues, shrines, cave temples and murals. It is packed full of World Heritage Sites. It has something special for all of the family to experience.

 

DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM UK: Non-stop from London daily
 
FLYING TIME:                      TIME DIFFERENCE:
 11.5 hours                                      + 6 hours

BEST TIME TO TRAVEL:
Between December and April. Ideal for the Christmas and Easter school holidays.
 
 
 
PLACES TO GO & THINGS TO DO:
 
Experience the bathing of orphaned elephants
 
Explore ancient forts
 
See blue whales breaching

Visit a tea plantation
 
Go on a morning safari for elephants and varied wildlife
 
Be part of ancient history with temples, ruins and monuments
 
Climb Lions Rock
 
Release baby turtles into the ocean
 
Relax on the beautiful beaches
 
Taste a true curry
 


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OUR SUGGESTED ITINERY FOR A FAMILY HOLIDAY IN SRI LANKA 
COLOMBO
 
An airport city with beaches, heritage walks and temples.                                 
If you like crab then visit the Ministry of Crabs                          
Take a sea plane up to the lush tea plantations

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CULTURAL TRIANGLE: The central northern area

Family exploring in the ancient city of Polonnaruwa
Climb the Sigiry Rock Fortress, also called Lion Rock.
Visit the Dambulla Cave Temples.
Take a family safari in the Minneriya National Park renowned for their elephant populations.

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THE HILL COUNTRY:  The central southern area

Visit the Millenium Elephant Foundation
Visit the very sacred Temple of the Tooth    
Visit the Amba estate tea plantation 

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THE SOUTH:
Visit Galle, the old fort city on the Southern coast and catch a game of world famous cricket
Experience whale watching at Mirissa on the Southern tip of the island
Paddle a raft down one of the raging rivers in the south west.
Relax on one of the sandy beaches on the South West coast.                  

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