There is one destination that has captured all of our hearts, the island of Sri Lanka and now we want to share it with you! Many people have no idea what awaits them in this oasis. 

Experience a group trip to Sri Lanka, where you are always safe, eat the most authentic delicious new-to-you foods, see the most fascinating ancient sites, have exceptional animal encounters, and witness some of the most picturesque scenery in the world.

Tea Train in Sri Lanka

This trip is the perfect mix of structured sightseeing, adventurous activities, free time, and delicious food.

This once-in-a-lifetime travel experience will provide you the chance to join Meagan, Eden, Noah, and Jonah on an exclusive trip to Sri Lanka, their favorite destination.

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Where Will We Go?Sri Lanka Group Trip

  • Sigiriya
  • Traditional Village
  • Dambulla Cave Temple
  • Spice Garden
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • Rubber Factory
  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth
  • Waterfalls
  • Turtles
  • Tea Factory
  • Ziplining (optional)
  • ATV tour (optional)
  • Train ride
  • Nine Arch Bridge
  • White water rafting (optional)
  • Snorkeling

What’s Included?Kandy Lake

  • Hotels
  • Transportation in Sri Lanka
  • One bottle of water per day
  • Elephant Jeep Safari
  • Ramboda waterfall
  • Damro tea factory tour
  • Udawalwe Elephant Transit Home
  • Red Mosque
  • Entrances to:
    • Temple of the Tooth
    • Traditional Kandyan Dance
    • Royal Botanic Garden Peradeniya
    • Dambulla Cave Temple

Included Meals:Food at Mahaweli Reach Hotel in Kandy Sri Lanka

  • 9x Breakfast
  • 9x Dinner

Transport:

Mini coach with air conditioning! Driven by our guide Sam, who, I have had the pleasure of traveling across Sri Lanka with previously. 

What’s Not Included:

  • International flights (DFW to Colombo one way is 30,000 points)
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check-out at hotels
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips for leaders, guides, and driver
  • Expenditure of a personal nature
  • Personal travel insurance (we recommend Safety Wing)
  • Optional activities: Whitewater rafting, ziplining, and ATVs.

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Mt. Lavinia beach hotel Colombo, Sril LankaSri Lanka Itinerary

This is not the full itinerary but just an overview to try and give you an idea of some of the incredible things you will see. 

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Day 1: Arrival Day

Welcome to Sri Lanka! Today you will arrive at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) and head to Negombo for rest and relaxation after a journey to just get here. We will be staying on the beach where you can hang out at the pool or enjoy the spa. Tonight we will have our first group dinner with anyone who has arrived. 

Depending on what time you arrive we may visit the fish market. 

Day 2: Leave Negombo and Head to Dambulla for History & Self Care

Everyone has arrived so now we are off on our adventure. We will say goodbye to Negombo and head to Dambulla. It will take 2 hours and 40 minutes to get here. Once here, we will see a large underground temple, Dambulla Cave, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Day 3: Hiking Sigiriya

Hiking Sigiriya Rock in Sri Lanka should be on every Sri Lanka Bucket List for families

Today we are going to hike to a rock fortress in the sky, Sigiriya Rock. No, I am not kidding. It is a hard hike and it is optional. However, there are multiple levels with things to see. You may even want to hike it partially. It is by far the coolest hike we’ve ever done and worth every step it took to get to the top!

Traditional Village in Sri Lanka

Traditional Village in Sri Lanka

Afterward, we will experience a traditional village where we can see how they cooked back in the day and then enjoy lunch together. There will likely be monkeys!

Day 4: Elephants!See Elephants in Sri lanka

Today will be one of the highlights of our trip when we visit Minneriya National Park to see elephants. From the safety of a jeep, we will drive through the park in search of elephants. Don’t worry because you are guaranteed to see some. 

After encountering lots of elephants we are going to drive to our next beach hotel along the east coast in Trincomalee. 

Day 5: Beach Day at Pigeon Island National Park

Enjoy snorkeling at the national park which contains some of the best coral reefs in Sri Lanka

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Day 6: Head to Kandy

Today we will visit a spice garden on our way to Kandy. 

Swimming Pool at Mahaweli Reach

Tonight we will stay at my favorite hotel in Kandy, Mahaweli Reach Hotel.

Once in Kandy, we will also see the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden, and attend a traditional dance show.

Day 7: Tea, Train, Treehouses, and Waterfalls

Sri Lanka Tea plantation

Today you will be beautiful from start to finish. We will see waterfalls, tour a tea factory near Nuwara Eliya, and then stay the night at 98 acres.98 Acres Resort and Spa

Today we will descend from the mountains on the world-famous tea train. Bring a flowy dress if you like and we will capture some epic photos!

Day 8: Ella, Ziplining & ATVS

Flying Ravana Zipline

Today there will be opportunities to choose your own adventure: hiking, zip lining, atvs, or spa time.

Later in the day, we will go see the famous Nine Arch BridgeTea train on Nine Arches Bridge

Day 9: Galle

Today we will step into a world where history comes alive. Galle Dutch Fort, nestled on the mesmerizing southwest coast of Sri Lanka, is a treasure trove of tales dating back to 1588. Originally built by the Portuguese, this architectural masterpiece was fortified and expanded by the Dutch in the 17th century.

Even after more than 432 years, this historical gem maintains its polished appearance, thanks to the meticulous reconstruction work carried out by the Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka. This UNESCO World Heritage Site stands tall as a testament to its colorful history and continues to attract a diverse population of people from different ethnicities and religious backgrounds.

Day 10: Colombo The Red Mosque Colombo is a must see in Sri Lanka.

Colombo is the largest city in Sri Lanka. Today we will visit the Lotus Tower and the Red Mosque.

Is There An Age Limit?

Children 7 and over are welcome if accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

What Should I Pack?

  • ID
  • Insurance cards
  • Medicine
  • Travel documents
  • Passport
  • Cash & Credit Cards
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bathing suit aka swimsuit
  • Cover-up
  • SPF shirt
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Sun hats
  • Water shoes
  • Flip flops
  • Beach bag
  • Inflatable life jacket (for kids)
  • Tennis shoes
  • Small backpack
  • Insect repellent aka bug spray
  • Dry bags
  • Camera
  • Waterproof Camera
  • Charger
  • Memory cards
  • Waterproof cell phone holder
  • Travel adaptor
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Workout clothes for when we go hiking
  • Dresses
  • Linen pants (knees must be covered for men and women in the temples)
  • Sandals
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Lip balm
  • Band-aids, maybe even a first aid kit.
  • Face wash
  • Q-tips
  • Fingernail clippers
  • Razor
  • Toothbrush
  • Brush
  • Conditioner (all hotels will have shampoo but not conditioner)
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What Is The Cancellation Policy?

Cancellation policy:

A USD $500 deposit is required on booking and is non-refundable. Any additional payments made are refundable up until 31st December 2023.

Final Payments:

Final payments are due no later than March 31, 2024. No refunds or cancellations are allowed past March 31, 2024. If the final payment is not paid by March 31, 2023, Mommy Travels retains the right to remove you from the trip. The deposit will not be refundable.

No-shows will be treated as cancellations and will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

We reserve the right to cancel the trip and if done so a full refund will be given.

Why Can’t I Get A Full Refund?

We understand that plans change, but the moment we decide to run a trip, costs are already incurred. Once you hit “book now”, we are paying deposits to hold your spot with our vendors + paying our team to manage bookings and make sure you have an incredible once-in-a-lifetime experience.

How Can I Pay?

You can pay by Zelle, Venmo, PayPal, or CashApp. 

Do I Need A Visa?

Yes, you will need to get a visa

Do I Need Travel Insurance?

Yes, you must have travel insurance to join us on this trip. We use several different travel insurance providers because prices differ alot depending on where you are coming from and where you are going. You can check with the ones we use to find the best price: Safety Wing or Travelex.