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Build your own Sri Lanka trip

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Sri Lanka experiences tailored to you

  • Personalised travel advice

  • In-destination support

  • ABTOT & ATOL financial protection

You know what they say, “great things come in small packages,” and Sri Lanka does not disappoint. With its sapphire seas, wild roaming elephants, and jaw-dropping scenery, it won’t be long until you’ve fallen in love with the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Wander ancient temples, rustle up a tasty curry, follow in Buddha’s footsteps on a pilgrimage to Adam’s Peak, and take an iconic train journey through the rolling tea plantations of Ella, before topping it all off with some sun-kissed beach-time. Magic.

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Bite-sized trips, itineraries or tailor made trips

We offer flexibility when planning your Sri Lanka holiday. Our bite-sized trips include your transport, local accommodation, and plenty of meaningful experiences – lasting 2-5 days in length. You can either choose from our range of bite-sized trips and create your own bespoke Sri Lankan holiday or pick from our ready-made itineraries.

Our destination experts can advise you on the best routes and spots to see, adapting the trip to suit your wishes. Contact our team to start planning your dream Sri Lanka holiday.

A peek at our Sri Lanka experiences

Let us show you our top places in Sri Lanka! Choose from our selection of bite-sized trips for a holiday that is all yours or get inspired by our ready-made itineraries. With so much to offer, Sri Lanka is sure not to disappoint!

Sri Lanka Polonaruwa
Bite-sized trip

Temples in Buddha’s Garden

  • Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 199.- per person (excluding flights)
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Bite-sized trip

At Home in the Curry Kitchen

  • Outskirts of Kandy
  • 3 days / 2 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 315.- per person (excluding flights)
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Sri Lanka Polonaruwa temple

A Taste of Sri Lanka

  • Colombo - Negombo - Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Dambulla - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains - Ella - Yala - Unawatuna - Galle - Colombo
  • 14 days / 13 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 1,798.- per person (excluding flights)
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Sri Lanka Gal Oya landscape

Sri Lanka Uncovered

  • Colombo - Negombo - Kalpitiya - Jaffna - Ancient Capitals of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa - Gal Oya National Park - Knuckles Range - Colombo
  • 15 days / 14 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,255.- per person (excluding flights)
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Sri Lanka Maldives
Bite-sized trip

Daydreaming on Coral Island – Maldives

  • Maldives
  • 5 days / 4 nights (flexible)
  • From £895 per person (excluding flights)
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Sri Lanka Yala National Park wild leopard

Into the Wild: From Whales’ Tails to Elephant Trails

  • Colombo - Negombo - Wilpattu National Park - Ancient Capitals of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa - Outskirts of Kandy - Ella - Sinharaja Rainforest - Mirissa - Colombo
  • 15 days / 14 nights (flexible)
  • From £ 2,045.- per person (excluding flights)
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Speak to our Sri Lanka specialist, David

“There’s nowhere like Sri Lanka. Having travelled all over the country, it wasn’t long before I fell completely in love with its beaches, tea hills, wild rainforest and national parks. Oh, and did I mention the spicy curries? They knocked my socks off!”

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Sri Lanka Family Holidays

Sri Lanka is a fantastic destination for families with children of all ages, it’s easy to get around with our private transfers and the variety of excursions and the laid-back culture means a stress-free holiday for everyone.

Search for wild elephants and monkeys in the lush national parks. Cycle through ancient cities and laze away the days on a sandy beach whilst the kids make sandcastles. Sri Lanka may be small in size but it packs a real punch when it comes to family-friendly activities. Travel with peace of mind on your family holiday to Sri Lanka, knowing our knowledgeable local partners will be on hand 24/7 during your trip.

Why book with Rickshaw Travel

  • Peace of mind

  • Knowledgeable travel specialists

  • Responsible travel

Peace of mind

Book with confidence, knowing that our holidays are ABTOT protected. And for added peace of mind, we can arrange your ATOL-protected flights too. Booking everything under one roof means we can take care of any flight changes and tweak your itinerary, so you don’t need to worry.

Knowledgeable travel specialists

Our knowledgeable travel specialists will help you piece together your independent and stress-free Sri Lanka holiday. They’ll take the hassle away by personalising a unique itinerary that ticks all your boxes. You’ll even have 24/7 support from our local partners while you’re away.

Responsible travel

Our holidays are designed to make good things happen, for you and the places you visit. We believe that tourism can be a force for good, so we strive to support communities and wildlife wherever we go. In Sri Lanka, you’ll stay in small-scale accommodation, and get close to the culture, nature, and the people that make the country what it is. Whether it’s learning to cook curry in a rural homestay or mingling with the locals on a train through tea valleys.

Sri Lanka local kid

More Sri Lanka information and inspiration

Want to know what it’s like travelling to Sri Lanka? Our blog has lots of helpful information and inspiration for your trip. Read some of our blogs below to get you started.

Rickshaw Travel brings you closer

Sri Lanka has some great highlights, but here at Rickshaw Travel we also want you to experience the lesser-explored places and get a true taste of the unique culture. Whether it is taking a cooking lesson at a local homestay or experiencing rural life in the rice paddies we will bring you closer to the people and the place.

Our Sri Lanka specialists are passionate about planning a memorable and meaningful trip for you. With their wealth of knowledge and first-hand experience, they can guide you along the way. If you are looking for helpful tips to get started check out our inspiration page.

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Travel with impact

We want to make sure you really get to experience Sri Lanka when you travel with us. You’ll stay in small-scale hotels, guesthouses, and lodges where possible, boasting responsible eco-credentials so that the money you spend flows directly back to the local community and benefits the whole country. We aim to maintain fair prices so our guides, drivers and hotel owners can earn a fair wage. What’s our goal? That you have an unforgettable experience in Sri Lanka. It is our job to make sure that your journey leaves a positive impact on the destination and people.

Practical information about Sri Lanka

So you’re all set to go to Sri Lanka! But what about the practical things to consider? To make the progress less painful, we have put together advice and information that will help you before and during your trip. Then you can focus on the exciting bit. Get the low down on all you need to know from visas, passport info and money matters to what the weather will be like in Sri Lanka.

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