Activity Holidays in Sri Lanka

Stunning food, postcard-perfect, golden sand beaches, lush jungles and misty hills crisscrossed with colonial-era train tracks, charming towns and beautiful little villages where time seems to stand still, expect all this and some of the warmest, most welcoming hospitality you’ll receive anywhere in the world on a Sri Lanka holiday with Not In The Guidebooks.

On a Sri Lankan wildlife holiday with Not In The Guidebooks, you can search for elephants, buffalo, sloth bears and leopards in the dense jungles of Wasgamuwa National park, before spending time unwinding on the golden-sand beaches of Tangalle. Get off the beaten track as you visit small, rural villages in the midst of tea country, watch the lush green hills flash by on scenic train journeys and get a true taste of authentic Sri Lankan culture.

On your Sri Lankan adventure holiday, you’ll stay in beautiful, unique accommodation such as eco-farms with a focus on protecting and restoring the local environment, wildlife lodges in the heart of beautiful national parks, and colonial hillside bungalows, all bursting with character and making each of your stops on your tour truly unforgettable.

Inland the scene is luminous green. Lush expanses of carefully tended paddy fields stretch between palm-dominated jungle beneath which sit village homes and Buddhist temples fringed by bright white parapet walls. Guided bicycle rides are the best way to explore the narrow back lanes and bunds of this serene inland wildlife-filled hinterland, and kayaks can also be taken out to explore the narrow canals and waterways of this verdant scene. Further inland, there are rainforests to discover, temples to visit and tea estates to encounter.

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    6 nights/ 7 Days Sri Lanka
    • Ceylon Spa Ayurvedic Therapies
    • Visit the Foundation of Goodness
    • Daily sunset and sunrise yoga session

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