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Tailor-made Sri Lanka holidays

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Discover stunning Sri Lanka on an original tailor-made tour

Fall in love with the Pearl of the Indian Ocean – land of wild elephants, sapphire seas and truly jaw-dropping scenery. Our travel specialists are here to share their first-hand Sri Lanka knowledge, and to create a holiday you won’t soon forget.

Take an iconic train ride to Ella, follow Buddha to Adam’s Peak, rustle up a delicious curry then kick back on one of hundreds of dreamy beaches. Perfection.


elephants in yala national park
Genuine local experiences
Small-scale accommodation
24/7 in-destination support

Pick your itinerary or build your own

All of our Sri Lanka holidays are tailor-made and fully flexible, but to give you some inspiration we’ve created a range of original itineraries, alongside our unique bite-sized trips which allow you to build your own ideal itinerary.

To get started, pick your favourites and send them our way, or simply get in touch for a little expert help.

A peek at our Sri Lanka experiences

Here are a few of our favourite itineraries and bite-sized trips to get things going.


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“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!”

Family holidays boy cycling in Sri Lanka

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?


Original holiday experiences

Our local connections mean that your holiday is anything but ordinary, with small-scale accommodation, unique experiences and the flexibility to tailor-make things just for you.


Expert advice

From your first call to your flight home, your personal travel specialist will be there to share their first-hand experience and ensure you’re fully prepared for your adventure.


Worry-free travel

Seamless transport and logistics, 24/7 local support throughout, full ABTOT financial protection, and sustainability certified by Travelife. Book your holiday with peace of mind.


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.

Dinner with a Sri Lanka family

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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