Welcome to West Coast

You don’t have to be on Sri Lanka’s west coast for long to realise that the coastline has something of a multiple personality. North of the capital is Negombo, a cheerful beach town crowned with church spires that is, thanks to its proximity to the airport, a staple of almost every visitor’s Sri Lankan journey. Head further north, though, and you enter a wild and little-visited region that seems to consist of... Read More

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$999 Small group tours

Sri Lanka on a Shoestring

Get yourself to a destination that's long been a culture-loving backpacker's dream, on this affordable 12-day whirlwind tour of the southern half of Sri Lanka. Discover beautiful ruins, hike through tea plantations, tour a spice garden, and then chill out on the serene Unawatuna Beach. Explore Sri Lanka with a group of new friends and you'll never want to travel solo again.

$2799 Small group tours

Sri Lanka & Maldives Adventure

This 14-day combo trip brings together the best of Sri Lanka's cultural highlights and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sail the islands of the Maldives aboard a traditional dhoni boat. Experience a safari in Yala National Park, discover cultural treasures of Negombo and Kandy, and then spend an entire week sailing from one tiny and perfect atoll island to another, snorkelling in crystal-clear waters and stretching out on blazing white-sand beaches. From culture to paradise, this tour's got it all.

$999 Small group tours

Sri Lanka Express

Take eight days out of your life and get yourself somewhere incredible. This cultural and natural tour of Sri Lanka's major highlights is the perfect introduction to such a unique destination. Explore a spice plantation, experience a safari in Yala National Park, and stay in the rainforest in Kitulgala. Wrapping up in Colombo, this tour is designed to allow you to add on some amazing beach time at the end.

$1799 History & culture

Cultural Sri Lanka

For most travellers, Sri Lanka has been off the map for too long. Well, it's back. Discover the vibrant colours, diverse cultures, and swaying palm trees of this tropical jewel. Exploring tea plantations and rock fortresses on this 14-day tour, which is designed to please. This tour is about more than just beaches and stunning views; it's about the inspiring people you'll meet along the way.