Sri Lanka in 9 days - Luxury family holiday

1490 USD
  • 4/5 * Hotel and BOUTIQUE Hotel with ACCOMMODATION and BREAKFAST
  • All visits and safaris on the tour are included
  • 4-person group reference rate: 1490 USD per person
  • 2-person group reference rate: 1650 USD per person

Sri Lanka in 9 days - Luxury family holiday

Start a very special program here, so that your family's holidays are simply wonderful

Safety and Comfort

For our agency that the whole family travels in safety and comfort is a priority.
That is why we have prepared a 9-day itinerary with a selection of 5 * hotels with a special charm.
And to complete the experience, a beach with luxury accommodation.
Of course, a relaxing and rewarding journey for parents and fun for children and teenagers.
Without worries.
Let yourself be carried away by the organisation prepared in advance by our team.

Our Experience

The tourist agency SRI LANKA EDEN TRAVELS, located in Kandy, will always be attentive to make this 9 days holiday a positive and very special experience.

Guide / Driver in English

And always accompanied by the same guide / driver.
To guarantee you fun and protection from the first moment.

The activities

This 9-day circuit is very focused on activities related to nature and animals, with elephants, whales, leopards, crocodiles and much more.
Although, as always, we have also added some of the most important visits such as the Rock of Sigiriya, the Temple of Dambulla and the ancient city of Polonnaruwa.
So you have below what your next dream will be, already starting to come true …

day 1. Airport - Kurunegala Lake - Sigiriya - Optional: Rural village

(Approximate transfer duration: 3 hours and a half)


Welcome at the airport by our representative and transfer to the accommodation in Sigiriya.


It’s always nice to get out of the car, observing, feeling and start absorbing the smells and colours of a new country.
For this reason, on the way to the Hotel, we will make the first stop in Kurunegala.
We will stretch out with a walk and a snack along the lake shores, just like the Sinhalese do.

Optional: Rural village

We will dedicate the afternoon for rest or with the possibility to participate in a fun activity especially for the little ones: a visit to the rural village.
To reach this place we will take a fun tuk-tuk and we will cross a lake in a canoe.
We will return on a cart pulled by oxen as it was done until recently.
Also, in this small town we will learn how they cook by participating in a small tasting of Sri Lankan food.


Accommodation in the Hotel ALIYA RESORT & SPA in Sigiriya

day 2. Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa - Safari: Minneriya National Park - Sigiriya

(Sigiriya - Polonnaruwa: 1 hour; Polonnaruwa - Minneriya: 40 min; Minneriya - Hotel: 30 min)


Among the ruins of Polonnaruwa (10th – 13th century AD) We will find gigantic sculptures of Buddha and Kings up to 15 meters high, old ponds and remains of what was once the royal palace.
All this enlivened by friendly macaques playing in the jungle that has always surrounded the old temples of Sri Lanka.

Founded in the 10th century AD, Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka and remained active until the beginning of the 13th century.


Safari in Minneriya National Park

In the afternoon mounted on a four wheel drive, we will participate to this amusing Safari,

famous for the large herds of elephants that inhabit it.

Sometimes you can admire up to 300 elephant specimens


Accommodation in the Hotel ALIYA RESORT & SPA in Sigiriya

day 3. Sigiriya - Sigiriya Rock - Dambulla Golden Temple - Kandy

(Sigiriya - Kandy: 2 hours and a half)

Sigiriya Rock

We will claim to Sigiriya fortress

This huge magma rock hides the ruins of noble buildings and a breathtaking view on the top

We will pass through the Lions Gate and admire the state of conservation of the frescoes on the walls of the cave


Dambulla Golden Temple

In the afternoon we will visit the Golden Temple of Dambulla

This complex of caves converted into a temple where inside we will encounter a rich decoration of statues and frescoes on the life of Buddha, of ancient Sinhalese kings and of Hindu Sinhalese deities still revered today with flowers, incense and oil lamps …



A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kandy is one of the holiest places in the Buddhist world

Kandy, called the capital of the mountains, was the last kings capital of Sri Lanka and is the second most important city, after Colombo.

For the rest of the day, we will discover the city of Kandy with its bustling centre and its market.


Accommodation in the Hotel FOX RESORT in Kandy.

day 4. Kandy - Ramboda waterfalls - Nuwara Eliya - train from Nanu Oya to Ella.

(Kandy - Nuwara Eliya: 2 hours and a half)

Ramboda waterfalls

On the way to Nuwara Eliya mountain station (2,000m) we will observe extensive tea plantations and stop for a moment to see Ramboda waterfalls.

Tea factory

Later we will stop at a tea factory.
If you want to know how the famous Ceylon tea is processed, be sure to visit this factory where they will explain how the delicate tea leaves are processed.

Nuwara Eliya

Then we’ll take a tour around Lake Gregory and the city to see British-influenced buildings.


Train from the station of Nanu Oya to Ella

Later we will travel by train from Nanu Oya station in Nuwara Eliya to Ella.
It is more than 3 hours of winding journey between tea mountains and high forest.
The Sri Lankan railway network started operating in 1864 and the old trains from that time are still preserved and run perfectly.


The train is subject to availability

Accommodation in the Hotel 98 ACRES in Ella.

day 5. Ella - Safari: Yala National Park

(Ella - Yala: 2 hours)

Check - in at the Hotel

Rest in one of the best hotels in Sri Lanka until transfer to Yala for a safari through the National Park

Safari: Yala National Park

Yala National Park has the highest concentration of leopards in the world, as they have no predators.
In addition, you will be able to observe many elephants, crocodiles, buffaloes, black bears and many other animals.


Accommodation in the Hotel CINNAMON WILD in Yala

day 6. Tissa - Weligama: Stilt fishermen - Mirissa: rest of the day free

(Yala - Mirissa: 2 hours and a half)

Stilt fishermen

In Weligama we will stop to observe the stilt fishermen, famous for their curious way of fishing nestled on the water.


Mirissa beach

Afterwards, transfer to the hotel on Mirissa beach.

Rest of the day free to enjoy a bit of the beach.

Accommodation in the Hotel UBUNTU BEACH HOTEL in Mirissa

day 7. Mirissa: free day - Optional: Whales watching

(Transfer less than 20 min)

Mirissa beach

Free day to enjoy a walk along the beach.

Optional: Whales watching

This day we may leave very early in the morning to see blue whales, sperm whales, and fin whales migrating through southern Sri Lanka.
It is also possible to observe various species of dolphins.
These cetaceans migrate from the beginning of November to the end of April each year.


Alloggio nell'hotel UBUNTU BEACH HOTEL in Mirissa

day 8. Mirissa: free day

(no displacements)

Mirissa beach

Free day to enjoy a walk along the beach and surroundings.

Alloggio nell'hotel UBUNTU BEACH HOTEL in Mirissa

day 9. Mirissa - Galle Fort - Airport

(Mirissa - Galle: 1 hour; Galle - Airport: 2 hours and a half)

Galle Fort

Galle is the third most important city after Colombo and Kandy.

It was a Portuguese city in the 16th century and a Dutch city in the 18th century, the British also lived in the 19th and 20th centuries.

All these colonisers left an imprint, which is why it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Airport transfer

Transfer to Bandaranaike International Airport at the appointed time, where we will arrive 3 hours before our departure flight

  • Bed and Breakfast in the selected Hotels
  • Private transport with guide/driver english speaking
  • Welcoming at the Airport on arrival and escorting service in all Tour till departure
  • All the tickets to entry monuments, temples and safari of the itinerary
  • Customer support 24/7  for all the Tour duration
  • Soft drinks and water, lunches and dinners
  • Visits or activities  not covered in the Tour
  • The International flight
  • Travel insurance and PCR
  • Visa entry fees for Sri Lanka ETA

to obtain it follow the link and the steps described in our article in Travel Guide   >   Visa and Passport

Payment methods and cancellation policy

Payment methods:

  • Payment is 10% or 20% depending on the season (low or high), by bank transfer.
  • The remaining 90% or 80% is always paid in cash or by credit card upon arrival in Sri Lanka or by bank transfer.

Cancellation policy: 

  • Up to 30 days before the start of the trip, 100% of the deposit is refunded if a trip cancellation occurs,
    withholding the amount of $100 per person for agency fees.

  • Between 29 days and 15 days before the start of the trip there is a penalty of 50% of the deposit amount.

  • In case of cancellations in the 14 days preceding the trip, no deposit will be refunded.

Note on cancellations:

  • All cancellations have an additional administrative cost of 100 USD per person.
  • In case of cancellation due to COVID-19, cancellations will not suffer any penalty.

If you wish to make changes to the circuit, we recommend you to personalize your trip

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