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00-Pinewala
Elephant
Orphanage
Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days
The rock fortress of Sigiriya, the Dambulla cave temple, the historic Temple of the Tooth and Sri Lanka's orphaned elephants at Pinnawala.
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Tours to Sri Lanka

Lying just off the coast of the Indian sub-continent is picturesque Sri Lanka. With over 2,000 years of history Sri Lanka, has a rich cultural heritage and a wealth of sacred sites, ancient cities, lush tea plantations, and incredible landscapes. Unsurprisingly, UNESCO has recognised eight World Heritage sites in Sri Lanka, several of which are located in what is known as Sri Lanka's cultural triangle. As an experienced tour operator in Sri Lanka, in 2013 were recognised as the best Holiday Company to Southern Asia by the prestigious British Travel Awards.

Local guides, local knowledge
Award winning holidays
Free time to explore on your own
Expert advice from our well-travelled team
Lots of authentic experiences
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Get a true flavour of Sri Lanka
Lots of travel styles from group tours to tailor-made holidays

Authentic local experiences

Experience the local way of life in Sri Lanka

On our group tours to Sri Lanka you'll get to have lunch with a local family near Sigariya, see the colouful parade of the annual Esala Perahera Kandy Festival, taste a delightful blend of tea at Nuwara Eliyah, watch locals walk barefoot on fire and if you fancy it, play a bit of cricket with Sri Lankan's on Galle Face Green.

Styles of travel to Sri Lanka

We offer a number of travel styles to Sri Lanka, from guided group tours and special festival tours to tailor-made holidays and private tours. All of our Sri Lanka tours are escorted by knowledgable English speaking local guides and they'll give you a true insight into the local way of life in Sri Lanka.

Featured tours to Sri Lanka

A typical beach scene in Sri Lanka
Guaranteed Departure
Sri Lanka Group Tours
Buddha and Beach
12 days | FROM $2,699

Spend a week travelling to some of central Sri Lanka's best sites before heading off to a gorgeous beach for a...

Sri Lanka Tours: Elephants at the Pinnawella Elephant Orphanage
Sri Lanka Private Tours
Tear Drop Isle
5 days | FROM $1,559

Private Tour.Wing your way to Sri Lanka. Lush jungles, abundant wildlife, cool mountains and glorious...

The beautiful tea fields of Nuwara Eliya
Sri Lanka Private Tours
Go Sri Lanka
9 days | FROM $2,599

Private Tour. Exotic Sri Lanka. Ancient cities steeped in history, elephants, tea plantations, lush bustling a...

Sri Lanka Day Tours: Galle Fort
Sri Lanka Day Tours
Colombo: Dutch Galle
1 day | FROM $199

Step back in time in postcolonial Galle on the south west coast of Sri Lanka and explore the city’s 17th in...

Travelling to Sri Lanka with On The Go

On our tours to Sri Lanka you'll meet elephants at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, head out on safari in Yala and Udawalawe National Parks and soak up plenty of the sunshine on Sri Lanka's gorgeous beaches. Sri Lanka has several colourful festivals that are a must for anyone with an interest in Sri Lankan culture and history. On our Colombo Caves & Kandy Festival tour you attend the famous Kandy Festival, one of the most important Buddhist festivals in the Sri Lankan calendar.

Our Top Picks For Sri Lanka

Our Top Pick for Sri Lanka
1. Sigiriya

Sigiriya, meaning ‘lion rock’ in Sinhalese, is an ancient rock fortress and palace surrounded by jungle in central Sri Lanka. The entrance to the tip of the palace was designed in the shape of a lion’s mouth. and...

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Our Pick for Sri Lanka
2. Nuwara Eliya
Our Pick for Sri Lanka
3. Galle
Our Pick for Sri Lanka
4. Kandy
Our Pick for Sri Lanka
5. Anuradhapura

More about our tours to Sri Lanka

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Group Tours

On our tours to Sri Lanka you'll see the ancient temples, rock fortresses and caves of the island's famous cultural triangle, visit exotic spice gardens, lofty tea plantations and national parks too. And there's also the opportunity to relax on one of Sri Lanka's beautiful sun kissed beaches, a fantastic way to top off a culture-rich tour of Sri Lanka. All of our tours are lead by a local Sri Lankan tour guide, you'll stay in locally owned comfortable 3-4 star and boutique hotels, immerse yourself in the local culture and get a true local feel for Sri Lanka along the way.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Tailormade Holidays

With no fewer than eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the small island nation of Sri Lanka is brimming with a wealth of sacred sites, ancient cities, exotic wildlife, lush tea plantations and incredible landscapes.

With a personalised itinerary carefully put together by our expert tailor-made team, you can enjoy the sights and delights of Sri Lanka at your own pace – seeing what you want to see, when you want to see it - combining all the best sites of the Cultural Triangle with relaxing Indian Ocean beach-side bliss.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Private Tours

With well-planned itineraries visiting Sri Lanka's most loved places and gems off the beaten track, our experienced English-speaking local guides show you around all of the sites of interest, while our local representatives are on hand to help with anything else you may need. We're here to give you a true local flavour of Sri Lanka and our expert team are on hand to help you tailor any of our suggested private tour itineraries to your requirements - upgrade your hotels, add in another few days of sightseeing, or spend more time in a particular location.

Tours & Tailor-made Holidays To Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Day Tours

Whether travelling to Sri Lanka for business or pleasure, join us on a day tour to discover some of the island's most iconic sights and experience that true local flavour too. Picked up from the doorstep of your hotel and guided by our English-speaking local guide, you can choose to explore Colombo and post-colonial Galle, the rock fortress of Sigiriya or visit orphaned elephants in Pinnawala and the laid back hill city of Kandy.

Combine a Visit to Sri Lanka with India or the Maldives

Sri Lanka is renowned for its beautiful Indian Ocean beaches and a few days at the beach is the perfect way to end a tour of the cultural triangle. Sri Lanka's location also makes it the ideal destination to combine with a tour of India or an idyllic beach holiday in the Maldives.

Our guide opened my eyes to what a beautiful, vibrant, hectic, exciting country India is. And what a contrast Sri Lanka was - tropical & calm! Thank you for a great time. ”  

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Festivals and Events
Music, dance and elephant parades in Sri Lanka
August 4, 2014 • OTG Team
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