Sri Lanka’s Beautiful South
9 NIGHTS GUIDE PRICE £2,900

This twin-centre itinerary is a wonderful introduction to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka and its extraordinary diversity. Spend a couple of days soaking up the culture in the vibrant city of Galle before a week relaxing on a sun-kissed golden beach. Excursions from your beach hotel will give you a taste of what Sri Lanka has to offer without long travel days.

Overview

Guide Price & Inclusions

2 nights Galle & 7 nights Tangalle beach £2,900 per adult and £2,700 per child under 12 sharing including flights, transfers and accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis in Galle and half board for the beach stay.

Rates subject to travel dates and hotel selection.

Suggested Extensions

Add an exciting jeep safari in Uda Walawe National Park for the chance to encounter Sri Lanka’s much-loved elephants along with a host of other bird and wildlife.

Best Time to Travel

The weather on Sri Lanka’s south-west coast is generally at its best from December to April. However, year-round the currents can be strong so many beaches are more suited to surfing than swimming.

Tips for Families

If you are seeking more space and privacy there are some beautiful private houses on the South Coast that come complete with staff, including a chef, allowing you a flexible and personal shared experience with friends and family.

Highlights

  • Wander the cobbled streets of UNESCO World Heritage listed Galle Fort
  • Stay within the Fort’s ancient walls to soak up the atmosphere
  • Relax on a secluded palm-fringed beach on the scenic south coast
  • Discover Sri Lanka’s rich culture and heritage with a choice of excursions

Itinerary

DAY 1 | FLY TO COLOMBO, SRI LANKA

Take a daytime flight from London to Colombo (11 hours) and transfer directly to your Galle hotel (approx. 2 hours). Alternatively, if your flight arrives late in the evening or you prefer a rest-stop on arrival we can recommend a beautifully restored old colonial manor house a stone’s throw from the airport.

DAY 2 | GALLE

A full day to explore Galle Fort, a captivating city steeped in history with Dutch Colonial buildings, ancient churches and museums. The cobbled streets are lined with cafes, hotels and craft shops along with some wonderful restaurants to sample.

DAYS 3-9 | TANGALLE

Enjoy the warmth of Sri Lankan hospitality with a week relaxing at the Anantara Peace Haven Resort. Set on a picturesque golden beach with palm trees and rocky coves, this fabulous hotel offers luxurious accommodation, wonderful dining and a host of activities and excursions to enjoy.
Transfer time from Galle to Tangalle approx. 1.5 hours.

DAY 10 | FLY BACK TO THE UK

Transfer to the airport (approx. 3 hours) for your overnight flight back to London (11 hours).

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In our Client's Words...

We had a wonderful time in Sri Lanka including an elephant safari and whale watching off Mirissa and a visit to Galle. Bushbaby got the tempo just right for our family and we stayed in some excellent hotels. They managed to pull together a trip full of wonderful family memories,

Fletcher Family, Sri Lanka

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Regions You Will Be Visiting

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Galle, Sri Lanka

Tangalle, Sri Lanka