12 Days / 11 Nights
Duration
Negambo – Anuradhapuraya – Polonnaruwa – Kandy – Nuwara Eliya – Horton plains – Bentota
Location
3 / 5
luxury level
Jan – Dec
Tour Availability

Family and Baby in the Tropics (12 Days/ 11 Nights)

The island paradise is the perfect place for your family with children to get to know nature, sea and ancient places. It is one of the safest destinations in Asia to travel with your family. We cater to special needs of families with kids to help you have a worry free holiday. Design with baby and children needs in mind by our experts, the tour will take you to amazing places to explore while staying in even more amazing hotels and resorts.   You may explore the most breathtaking destinations in this tropical paradise from golden sunsets, misty mountains with beautiful waterfalls to ancient ruins surrounded with lakes and paddy fields.

Opportunity for your children to safely experience wildlife and tropical nature is truly unbelievable. The program is arranged for two parents and one child to enjoy and relax their time. This is a holiday that bring you the essence of Sri Lanka to your footsteps, on a budget.

Please visit Custom-made tours for a upgrade or any other type of modification or to include more than 1 children of under 12 years of age.

 

Is this tour for me?

Travel style: luxury

You will have a private vehicle with a specialist chauffeur/ driver just for your group. In most cases this is a saloon car or a luxury mini van. If you want to take the scenic train ride in the mountains, this will also be especially reserved for you.

Service level and accommodation: luxury

Comfortable star-class accommodations are provided. Standard are double rooms to share between two people. We only house you in hotels with 3-5 star category with the highest trip-advisor and booking.com reviews.

Comfort rating: 3-5 stars

A tour that allows you to stay in highly reviewed hotels ranked in the top tier in customer service and quality. The tour is organised by putting together different highly regarded tour service providers to make your travel a pleasurable memory. You can always request our flagship hotels for more luxury and comfort.

Trip type: small private group

Small private group experience, designed for 2 honeymooners. It is a great tour even for a group who like this program, max 16 people. When you book a tour for 2/ 4/ 6/ 12 people, you will be sharing your tour with that group only. You will not be part of a mega group rushing from one place to another.

Age requirement:

Specially designed for families with very small children, including newborn babies and children under 12.

Price includes :

  • Two car seats (an infant and 2-4 year child car seats).
  • Small infant pram for your use throughout the tour.
  • Child friendly accommodation and services.
  • A chauffeur guild experienced with families with small children.
  • We cover all costs included in your itinerary description inside Sri Lanka (no air fare).
  • Best reviewed and ranked luxury hotels and luxury camp sites.
  • Accommodation in shared double rooms on bed and breakfast basis in specified luxury hotels, (can be upgraded on request).
  • Private luxury van, mini bus or car with an experienced driver and/ or guide with special tourist insurance.
  • All government charges and taxes.
  • Free complementary herbal treatments and massages .
  • Extras on the way such as traditional delicacies and traditional handcraft souvenirs.
  • Water and snacks on the way.

 

Price excludes :

  • Medical/ travel insurance.
  • Optional tours and activities that are not part of the
    complimentary offers that come with your package.
  • Special permits including camera and video permits to
    designated sights.
  • Tips and other expenses of personal nature.
  • Entrance fees to national monuments,
    wildlife parks and other attractions that are not
    covered in your offer (can be upgraded on customer request).
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Day 1: Airport – Negambo Beach Click here to readmore

Upon arrival at the Katunayaka airport, you will be greeted and met by one of our friendly chauffeur guides. You will then be transferred to the hotel to refresh and relax.

Airport arrival: Welcome to Sri Lanka by our concierge and transfer to the hotel
Accommodation: Avenra Gangara Hotel (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 20 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 2: Negambo - Anuradhapuraya UNESCO world Heritage city Click here to readmore

After breakfast we will leave for Anuradhapura. Anuradhapura was the first ancient kingdom and capital of Sri Lanka. Founded by King Pandukabhaya in the 3rd century BC and is famous for being home to the sacred Bo Tree – an offspring of the sacred Bo Tree under which Lord Buddha attained Enlightment in India. Other highlights at Anuradhapura include ancient temples, ruins of palaces, beautifully landscaped gardens and Isurumuniya Temple – carved out of solid rock, was the first temple in which Lord Buddha’s tooth relic was stored. It is also home to very artistic rock carvings.

Accommodation: Rajarata Hotel (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 185 km By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 3: Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa- Anuradhapura Click here to readmore

After breakfast leave in the morning and proceed to Polonnaruwa, Sri lanka’s second ancient capital between 11th and 13th Century. It was built alongside an artificial lake, Polonnaruwa has well preserved ruins of palaces, bath pools, architecture and statues of Lord Buddha. Sophisticated irrigation structures and civilizations are evident from the remains of the site. One of the many highlights of the site are the 4 large rock cut Buddha’s statutes depicting the four significant poses of Buddha.

Accommodation: Rajarata Hotel (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 200 km By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 4: Anuradhapura – Kandy Click here to readmore

After breakfast proceed to Kandy, the gateway to Sri Lanka’s beautiful Hill Country. Check-in to your hotel and relax. You will also experience the bustling city of Kandy. Kandy is the last kingdom of Sri Lanka and is also an UNESCO World Heritage listed site.

Accommodation: Kandy city hotel (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 145 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 5: Kandy Click here to readmore

After breakfast visit world famous temple of the tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa) at leisure. The Sri Dalada Maligawa, which enshrines the Tooth Relic of the Buddha, is the holiest shrine in the Buddhist world. Kandy is a World Heritage site and the capital of the central province.

In the evening you can take a walk through the bustling city and experience the crimson sunset by the lake as the sun dips below the mountains, which surround the town. Simply stroll by the lake and soak up the atmosphere. Kandy also offers great shopping opportunities at arts and crafts workshops, batik manufacturers and the city’s colourful bazaar. You can also choose to spend the afternoon visiting the ancient temples of Gadaladeniya, Ambekke and Lankathilaka in a short and relax detour.

Accommodation: Kandy city hotel (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast

Transport: By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 6: Kandy – Nuwara Eliya Click here to readmore

After breakfast, leave for Nuwara Eliya. You will notice as we drive through the Hill Country the temperature get much cooler and the air is crisp. You will also witness the never ending luscious green tea plantations and the beautiful waterfalls. En-route we will visit a tea plantation and a tea factory, where the best tea in the world is produced. Here you will observe the process of manufacturing tea. You can also witness how tea is graded and taste a cup of pure Ceylon tea in the factory. Nuwara Eliya is about 2000m above sea level. Check in to your hotel and relax.

Accommodation: Mirage Kings Cottage (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 90 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 7 and Day 8: Nuwara Eliya- Haggala garden Click here to readmore

After breakfast visit Hakgala botanical garden at leisure. Haggala botanical garden is the perfect place for an amazing walk with your child in to the nature for a pick nick.

The Hakgala Botanical Garden is known as the exotic pleasure in Nuwara Eliya with a really long ancient history. The current garden was founded in 1860 by the eminent British botanist Dr GHK Thwaites, who was superintendent of the famous gardens at Peradeniya in Kandy. In the rose garden you can experience the sights and scents of these glorious blooms in their infinite variety.

A special attraction here is the variety of mountain orchids, many of them endemic to Sri Lanka. Walking in to the back of the garden sounded by beautiful trees and grass patches with pre historic atmosphere.

Accommodation: Mirage Kings Cottage (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 10 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 9 : Nuwara Eliya - Horton Plains Click here to readmore

After breakfast visit Horton planes in a comfortable special minivan. It is the perfect hike for parents who love to introduce their family to amazing nature. Horton Plains is located about 20 km south of Nuwara Eliya. It is Sri Lanka’s highest plateau at 3250 meters above sea level and has an outstanding variety of scenery from mountains to grasslands. It offers spectacular views from “World’s End”, where the plateau plunges 700 meters in a sheer drop.

It is an excellent hiking location with cool, bracing climate, distinctive flora and many rare highland birds. This is a favourite place for trekkers with plenty of trails for first time and experienced hikers. The best is to come very early in the morning, before fog covers the incredible view from World’s End. It is a beautiful three-hour walk passing the Bakers Fall to World’s End, but there are also several longer trails to spend the whole day. It is the only natural park in Sri Lanka that visitors can hike in freely, so it is a must for all hikers and nature lovers.

Accommodation: Mirage Kings Cottage (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 65 km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 10and Day 11: Nuwara Eliya - Bentota Click here to readmore

Enjoy your last mountain breakfast at Nuwara Eliya. Take your time to prepare to leave for the amazing beach city of Bentota for amazing relax time at leisure. Spend your time in the beach front hotel and take time to relax and play with your children.

You may request your dedicated chauffer to take you to nearby fortress city of Galle for an evening or even another famous beach like Hikkaduwa. You may even take turns to experience a Rejuvenalising Ayurvedic treatments to help you regain your energy and spirit.

Accommodation: Oasey Beach Hotel (3 star) or similar/ Meals included: Breakfast
Transport: 216 km By special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car.

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Day 12: Bentota -Airport Click here to readmore

Enjoy your beach breakfast at leisure and even a last minute run to catch waves before you are driven to Colombo

As all good things must come to an end, your guide will lead you comfortably back to the international airport for your departure, filled with unforgettable memories of relaxation, culture and the unique spirit of Sri Lanka. You can decide whether you want to spend a few extra hours in Colombo or go directly to the airport or to Negombo city.

Accommodation: Non applicable, Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Transport: 150km by special private tourist coach, mini bus, van or car and special safari jeep.

Notes to all travelers

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All rates are subject to change in case of sudden government charges on fuel and transport, hotel rates, entrance fees and taxes.

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Above rates are calculated at the latest available conversion rate. You will be informed about any major differences and the final tour price may be reduced or increased.

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Our cancellation policy will be applicable for any reduction of rooms after the release period.

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We keep our costs to absolute minimum by picking nonrefundable reservations. Therefore, all tour reservations are subject to a 100% non-cancellation policy. However we may help you to change the dates or change the tour program depending on costs and availability.

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All reservations are subject to availability at time of booking.
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Reservation confirmation shall be subject to availability after your consent to confirm the room /round tour package.

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The official check-in time at all hotels is 14:00. The official check-out time at all hotels is 11:00.

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Alcohol will not be served by any hotel on Poya Days (full moon) and other days prohibited by the government. Guests are advised to abide by the law at all times.
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Optional excursions and additional services outside our large number of complimentary options can be provided at additional charge.
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Visits to wild life parks will be at client’s own risk.
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Safari vehicles have very basic insurance cover (not as comprehensive as in the case of vehicles used for tours).
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