Explore the Tear Drop Isle with our range of escorted group tours, private journeys and bespoke tailor-made holidays to Sri Lanka.
The Tear Drop Isle has long seduced travellers with its exotic blend of timeless ruins, delicious cuisine, sprawling tea plantations, steamy rainforests, sweeping beaches and exotic wildlife. For a relatively small country, Sri Lanka packs an archaeological punch with eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites and over 2,000 years of culture with the achievements of the great Sinhalese civilisation apparent in the impressive caves temples of Dambulla and rock fortress of Sigiriya.Read More
Home to the highest density of elephants in Asia, as well as the native Sri Lankan leopard, Sri Lanka is a real treat for nature lovers too with Yala National Park a firm favourite amongst visitors. The charming city of Kandy is another major draw with an impressive history and scenic setting on a large man-made lake.
Voyage to Sri Lanka with On the Go for an escorted group tour or enjoy private services on one of our exclusive journeys that cover the best of what this stunning island has to offer.
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|Colombo, Caves & Kandy - 8 days||Colombo, Sri Lanka||19 Oct 2019||AUD $1,421 was $1,895 25% off|||
|Wild About Sri Lanka - 10 days||Colombo, Sri Lanka||19 Oct 2019||AUD $2,021 was $2,695 25% off|||
|Sri Lanka Northeast Explorer - 12 Days||Colombo, Sri Lanka||22 Oct 2019||AUD $2,636 was $3,295 20% off|||
|Buddha and Beach - 12 days||Colombo, Sri Lanka||26 Oct 2019||AUD $2,356 was $2,945 20% off|||
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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.
You decide what you want to see, when you want to see it and even how you want to see it, whether it's combining all the best sites of the Cultural Triangle with a bit of beach side R&R on the Indian Ocean as well. Let us know your preferred standard of accommodation and we'll recommend our choice of characterful boutique properties and excellently located hotels.
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Sri Lanka tour reviews
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.65 out of 5 based on 46 recent reviews — See All Sri Lanka Reviews
We arrived in Sri Lanka on the 20th April this year and headed out on the tour on 21st April missing the Easter Sunday hotel bombings in Colombo. Despite our obvious shock at the attacks, our group decided to continue with the tour. Manoj was able to give us updates on everything happening regularly and answered our questions as honestly and clearly as he could. He made us feel that our safety was the first priority both of himself and On The Go tours.
We were always given options if there was any doubt about a destination and he was always willing to be guided by our thoughts. He was warm, caring and helpful.
I understand that additional On The Go staff were also visiting our accommodations prior to our arrival and making sure that all was OK- a great service appreciated by us all.
Unfortunately it was quite difficult to get the full picture of the real daily life of Sri Lankans but we certainly got a taste of the beautiful country and many of the things it had to offer. My daughter and I would especially like to thank On the Go tours for changing our Colombo accommodation from the Ozo Hotel to the Cinnamon Bay for the final stay at the end of the tour.
My only suggestion- we continued with a small group to complete the Wild about Sri Lanka tour. Being a biologist and lover of nature I think it would have been great if our guide Deeptee had been able to provide a couple of pairs of binoculars for game and bird viewing, it would have made our experience richer.
We were also very appreciative of his willingness to add in a couple of small tours that was of interest to the group. We loved the turtle hatchery and boat tour. The whole experience was really well run and professional.
Thank you On The Go, and we send everyone in the Sri Lanka team our very best wishes.”
We loved this tour. We felt like it gave a good mix of different things to see in Sri Lanka. Our tour guide Akhtar was amazing. He was incredibly knowledgeable and was constantly sharing his expertise and interesting facts with us. He was very helpful and nothing was too much trouble for him. The tour was very 'On the Go' (up early and lots to do) but this was what we wanted. It was a great week full of interesting activities and tourist sights. My personal highlights would be walking up Sigiriya, the train ride through the mountains and the safari to Udawalawe National Park.
I would recommend this tour to others who wanted to experience some highlights of Sri Lanka.”
The tour through part of North India was definitely eye-opening, even for a long term traveler like myself. It inspired many emotions and our guide Yusuf really helped to put things into perspective. His personal and historical narratives were greatly appreciated as well as all the support he gave me resolving some issues around the purchases I made in India. Yusuf is an excellent tour leader, very good at "herding cats and people". I am definitely looking at South India tours based upon his recommendations and overall presence in our group.”
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Sri Lanka has it all - miles of tropical coastline, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites and impressive creatures including elephants, whales and leopards. With our range of tours to the Tear Drop Isle you can see all this and more from the historic Cultural Triangle to the wildlife-rich national parks and palm-fringed beach resorts with colourful festivals and popular sporting events to entice you further.
Highlights of our Sri Lanka tours
With eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites that comprise of remarkable ancient cities, archaeological ruins and beautiful nature reserves home to exotic flora and fauna, Sri Lanka has many attractions and here's just a taster of what's included in our tours:
Scale the dizzy heights of Sigiriya rock fortress for a tour of the mysterious 5th century ruins, Heavenly Maiden frescoes and what remains of the remarkable water gardens, all surrounded by jungle.
Go wild on a jeep safari in Udawalawe National Park, the best place to catch a glimpse of a Sri Lankan elephant in the wild, and also home to deer, wild boar, buffalo, jackal and much more.
Explore the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings with a drive around attractive Kandy lake, time to shop at a local bazaar, a visit to a working tea factory and a tour of the Temple of the Tooth.
Admire the Buddhist statues and ceiling mural paintings of the UNESCO-listed cave temples of Dambulla, which contain over 150 images of Buddha including an impressive 14 metre carved statue.
Ride the scenic train past waterfalls, suspension bridges and tea pickers as you journey to Nuwara Eliya, a charming hill resort surrounded by picturesque plantations and verdant rolling hills.
Step into the one-time capital of Sri Lanka with a guided visit to the 11th century ruins of Polonnaruwa and admire the many monuments including the Gal Vihara, a rock temple of the Buddha.
Booking your Sri Lanka tour from Australia
To book your tour to Sri Lanka, please call us on +44-20-7371-1113, email us at email@example.com or book online. Alternatively, we work with a number of travel agents, so you can book through your travel agent if you prefer. Recent travel agents that booked a trip to Sri Lanka with us: