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Located off the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka is a tropical island that dazzles visitors with its vibrant cuisine, stunning beaches, alluring landscapes and historical attractions. With scenic train rides linking many popular cities, here the journey is often just as exciting as the destination.
Flights and hotels are what we do best, so you can be sure to snap up a great deal if you bundle them into a Sri Lanka Holiday Package. There are 6119 hotels starting at NZ$93 a night to choose from here. All you need to do then is add a rental car and experiences and you’ll have everything sorted! Want to explore some of the island’s spectacular wildlife? Add a tour of Yala National Park to your itinerary.
Day 1-2: Step off the plane at Bandaranaike International Airport and start your adventure in Colombo. Colombo National Museum, Viharamahadevi Park and Galle Face Green — a scenic waterfront area, are some top sights here.
Day 3-4: Hop on the train to Galle, a UNESCO-listed city filled with ancient sites of worship and colonial architecture. Explore Flag Rock, the stunning Old Town and Galle Fort during your stay.
Day 5-7: Don’t leave this part of the world without stopping by Kandy, the cultural heart of Sri Lanka. This hilly city boasts picturesque tea fields and a range of architectural marvels. Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, where it’s said a tooth of Buddha is housed.
Celebrate Esala Perahera, or The Festival of the Tooth, with the locals. This colourful celebration takes place in Kandy each year between July and August.
There’s loads to do in the commercial capital. Check out our Colombo Holiday Packages and start planning your adventure today.
If you’re in search of rest and relaxation, browse our Sri Lanka All Inclusive Hotels.