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Simply Sri Lanka 8 Days Tour

Encounter ancient cave temples, tea plantations, and idyllic beaches on this laid-back adventure through Sri Lanka.

Set adrift in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is jam-packed with ancient sites, fascinating culture, beautiful wilderness, and idyllic beaches. Go as fast or as slow as you like on this adventure through south and central Sri Lanka. Visit the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, climb Lion Rock at Sigiriya, and explore the monkey-filled mangrove forests of Mirissa, or simply bliss out on the beaches in Mirissa with ginger iced tea in hand.

Start: Negombo Sri Lanka

Finish: Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ages: Min 15

Group: Size Min 1 (private)

Is this trip right for you?

  • The entire trip is private (transfers and sightseeing), only you and your associates take part in the trip.
  • This 8 days trip packs a lot in. It’s one of the most popular Sri Lanka tours, we run in our Original style, perfect for those, who look for a one-week trip and a desire to do the most with it. If you are after a more leisurely trip in Sri Lanka or shorter a trip please check our other tour itineraries.
  • Sri Lanka can get extremely hot in the summer. While we aim to do our walking tours, city tours early in the morning or afternoon, when it’s cooler, remember to keep water on you and to bring a hat, sunscreen, a long-sleeved shirt, and anything else that will protect you from the sun.
  • Part of travelling with Seerendipity means respecting local cultures and sensibilities. That way you get the most out of your interactions with local people and environments. We visit a number of temples, markets, villages on this trip. Enter the temples you must have clothes that cover your shoulder, the dress should also be long enough to cover your knee. Same time you have to remove the head covers and shoes upon entering the temple. Please click here to know more about the rules and regulations pertaining to Sri Lanka temple visits.

Trip highlights

  • Wander through the golden-roofed Temple of the Sacred Tooth in Kandy, which houses one of Sri Lanka’s most important Buddhist relics – a tooth of the Buddha
  • Explore the palm-tree beaches and streets of Mirissa, perhaps even stopping for a massage along the way
  • Walk around the perimeter of the grassy Galle Fort, check out the gorgeous views, and grab an icy ginger drink at a cafe in town
  • Take a closer look at endangered Asian wild elephants
  • Walkthrough the Kandy market and shopping area
  • Experience typical Sri Lankan dancing and music performance with Kandyan cultural show
  • Touring Sri Lanka's cultural triangle
  • Experience Sri Lanka’s historical and cultural heritage while visiting thousands of years old monuments
  • Take a 360-degree panoramic view from the summit of Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Trek to the Ramboda plateau and have a closer look into the mighty Ramboda waterfall
  • Walking through the Spice Garden while learning about herbal trees and plants and spices
  • Walk in the Tea plantations and Royal Botanic Gardens of Peradeniya, Gregory lake, Vitoria park and many more.
  • Explore breathtaking southern Sri Lanka beaches such as Hikkaduwa from your beach resort
  • Explore the breathtaking Sri Lankan mountains
  • Wildlife safari at Udawalawe national park to see herds of wild animals
  • Walking tour of Galle rock fortress amidst the medieval dutch built mansions, churches, and museums
  • Boat tour at Madu River estuary (explore mangrove lagoon, cinnamon island and ancient temple)

Places you visit on this trip


This package tour includes 3-star standard tourist hotels, however, the tour can be booked with 4-star or 5-star hotels, please inquire.  You can choose the preferred accommodation category depending on your requirement on the booking page. This trip is fully customizable, therefore, you can change the itinerary as well as the accommodation to suit your requirement.


  • Pegasus reef hotel-Negombo
  • Acme grand hotel - Sigiriya
  • Ganga addara hotel - Kandy
  • Centuaria lake hotel - Udawalawe
  • Randiya sea view hotel - Mirissa

Trip includes

  • 7 nights accommodation in above mentioned hotels
  • 7 Breakfasts (starting from day 2)
  • 7 Dinners (Starting from day 1)
  • Entire ground transportation in an air-conditioned, modern, private vehicle
  • Colombo sightseeing tour
  • Kandy sightseeing tour
  • Nuwara Eliya sightseeing tour
  • Ceylon tea trails
  • Trek to Ramboda waterfall
  • Sita temple
  • Gregory lake
  • Galle fortress
  • Sigiriya rock fortress
  • Dambulla golden cave temple
  • Tooth relic temple
  • Royal botanical garden
  • Mirissa whale watching tour
  • Boat safari of Madu estuary with cinnamon island
  • Kandyan cultural show
  • All-inclusive jeep safari at Udawalawe national park
  • Service of a chauffeur/guide for the entire tour
  • All entrance fees and activity cost as per the tour itinerary
  • All current taxes

Trip excludes

  • Sri Lanka visa-related fees
  • Any change in tax structure resulting from the hike in published tariff
  • Any video / still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Any others expense not mentioned in the price includes a section
  • Gratuities

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats, available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.

Book now & pay later

Reserve your tour now and pay when you meet us. Send us the duly filled tour booking form, we will arrange your tour and you can make the payment as you meet us on the first day of the trip.

Best Price guaranteed

We guarantee the best price. If you find the same tour package at a cheaper price elsewhere, we do match the price of other tour packages and furthermore add a further 10% discount to it.

No hidden fees and commissions

The price you see on the product pages is the exact same rate that you see in the final stage of the trip booking. There are no hidden fees and taxes such as GST, BTT, service charge, nation-building tax, hotel tax etc.

COVID-19 Special information

  • All customer touch points are frequently cleaned
  • Social distancing is maintained in vehicles
  • To reduce crowds, all tours are private
  • Masks are required, please bring your own
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • Temperature checks are mandatory
  • You must book this activity online, as the ticket office is closed

Important notes

1. A single room can be booked with a single supplement and is valid for all nights on tour.

Trip Map

Simply sri lanka tour


Day 1

Time : 8:00 am


Ayu-bowan! Welcome to Sri Lanka. Your adventure begins in the town of Negombo, located close to the international airport. You can arrive at any time on Day 1 as there are no activities planned until the important welcome meeting at 5.30 pm.

Those arriving early can get into the spirit of seaside Sri Lanka by observing the local fishing craft and perhaps feasting on fresh seafood. The beautiful surrounding countryside is best explored on a bicycle, which you can rent with help from the hotel reception.


Camelot beach hotel or similar

Meals Included


Special Information

Those who arrive early can dive straight into it by joining our local Urban Adventure - Spirit of Negombo. First, check out the sights on foot and then take a leisurely boat tour, all while soaking up some epic views and learning all about the history and culture of Negombo. If you’d prefer to explore on your own, perhaps stroll the seaside observing the local fishing craft and perhaps feasting on fresh seafood. The beautiful surrounding countryside is best explored on a bicycle, which you can rent with help from the hotel reception.


Hotel (1 night)

Meals Included


Day 2

Time : 8:00 am


After breakfast, leave Negombo and drive approximately 4.5 hours to Sigiriya arriving just after midday. En-route visit Dambulla Caves with their magnificently decorated interiors.

After checking into the hotel, in the afternoon you may like to relax at the hotel or take an optional visit to a nearby wildlife reserve. With a bit of luck, you might spot some wild elephants on this jeep safari. Which park is available to visit depends on the season, but both Minneriya and Kaudulla are within easy reach of Dambulla.

Pleae do keep in mind that tour itinerary includes a wildlife safari at Udawalawe national park.


Sigiriya village hotel or similar

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 3

Time : 8:00 am


Early this morning, before the heat is too intense, head to Sigiriya (approximately 30 minutes). This ruined fortress is one of Sri Lanka's premier sights. Those who make it to the top are rewarded with astounding views.

Make sure you are wearing sturdy footwear, as this is a very steep climb with some uneven slopes. Those unable to climb to the top can explore the gardens at the base of the rock and still get some fantastic shots of the fortress from below.

Return to the hotel for breakfast before heading to Kandy (approximately 3 hours). On the way, there's the option of stopping at one of the region's wonderful spice gardens for lunch. In beautifully located Kandy, visit the Dalada Maligawa (aka Temple of the Tooth), Sri Lanka's most important Buddhist site, and mingle with the white-clad pilgrims who come here to worship.


Oakray regency hotel or similar

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 4

Time : 9:00 am


Today is a free day to explore the royal city of Kandy, a pleasant city surrounded by lush green hilly countryside. It’s home to a picturesque lake, old shops, a bustling market and some great restaurants. It was once the capital of the last Sri Lankan king, and the area managed to resist European control for hundreds of years, long after the coastal areas surrendered. Perhaps walk through the town to take in the sights of Kandy – explore the citadel, or take a nature walk at Udawattakele Sanctuary, close to Kandy, which offers the chance to see flowers, birds and monkeys amid 160 acres of tropical rainforest.

Kandy is perfect for those who enjoy walking – the town has many hidden corners to explore and views from walks around the lake are spectacular. There's also the chance to take a day trip to Nuwara Eliya along windy roads lined by green slopes of tea leaves.

This old British hill station is the heart of the tea growing industry and full of colonial charm. Built entirely during the 19th century, its quirky architecture reflects what you'd normally expect to find in an English country village, which will make you feel like you've stepped back in time.


Oakray regency hotel or similar

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 5

Time : 8:00 am


Journey south in a private vehicle to Udawalawe national park (approximately 6 hours).

Udawalawe national park is one of the best wildlife reserves for safari on the island. A large number of travellers are attracted to the wildlife reserve every day. You will be doing the safari tour in the afternoon and this will be a perfect opportunity to spot a large number of wild elephants and many other wild creatures.


Centuria Wild hotel or similar

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 6

Time : 8:00 am


Journey south in a private vehicle to Mirissa (approximately 2 hours). This fantastic stretch of beach has plenty of local restaurants and bars to relax in.

There are no activities planned for today, so you'll have free time to explore Unawatuna and its surrounds. Perhaps take a walk through the monkey-filled mangrove forest off Mirissa–Matara road or unwind with an indulgent massage.


Paradise beach club or similar

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 7

Time : 10:00 am


Sleep in, relax on the beach, work on your tan or grab a cocktail under the shade of a beachside restaurant. Feel like something a bit more active? Today is a good opportunity to set off on a whale-watching cruise. Mirissa is one of the best places in the world to spot whale watching.


Paradise beach club or similar

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

Day 8

Time : 9:00 am


This Sri Lankan adventure comes to an end after breakfast and you are free to depart at any time. Please be kind enough to make room for your walking tour at Galle fort, which requires about 1 hour.

Meals Included

Breakfast and Dinner

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  1. :

    Had a wonderful experience with Seerendipity. Sri Lanka is such a beautiful country and our wonderful guide made sure all our needs were met and that our trip was a memorable one. Felt sorry at a time while seeing a lot of people gathering in the quest to get fuel. We did not feel the economic downturn in Sri Lanka. Good hotels, good food, good vehicle and excellent personalized service.

  2. :

    Great guide with heaps of local knowledge. The places were interesting and the optional tours were well chosen. We had a wonderful time.

  3. :

    A wonderful trip, well organised. So good to have a tour guide, felt safe.

  4. :

    Wonderful Sri Lanka trip with excellent service. Everything was well planned and never felt the economic downturn in Sri Lanka. A special thank to our guide Kuma for his friendly and caring service.

  5. :

    This trip exceeded our expectations – from visiting beautiful places of worship and the incredible Tooth temple, to tasting authentic Sri Lankan food and watching majestic wild elephants, I felt like I got an authentic glimpse of Sri Lanka. The highlight was the brilliant conversations about Sri Lankan culture we had with Gajan, our exceptional guide.

  6. :

    From start to finish I was given excellent service. Excellent value for money. I like the fact the tours are private…. Many thanks for making my first trip to Srilanka so wonderful and full of lasting memories. Well done.

  7. :

    For people who normally like to explore this fascinating island independently this is an excellent tour. It gives you security and enables easy comfortable and interesting travel adventures with one of the best tour organizations. The tour is perfect and offers a chance to share experiences and learn about Sri Lankan cultures and places without any hassle. Good hotels, excellent service, caring guide and good price.

  8. :

    Incredible seerendipity! We had the most amazing adventure with Seerendipity and would like to personally thank our friendly guide Sudesh for giving us an amazing opportutnity to explore Sri Lanka. He was our guide for two weeks and he did a fantastic job. It was our first time in Sri Lankan and south Asia and we would not have had the same Sri Lankan experience if it wasn’t for Sudesh and the brilliant tour organized by Seerendipity. The optional Village tour with cooking class was very special and the it was very well planned to give us best experince, I love the rural setting with paddy fields, lakes, jungle and cozy small houses. We have many happy memories of meeting the wonderful people in the villages we visited, especially the beautiful, happy smiling children.

  9. :

    This trip totally delivered and was above our expectations, Tony the guide was exceptional making this a safe journey and we now have a great love for India and its people

  10. :

    Excellent Sri Lanka tour and fantastic tour guide. Sam was very friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable. He gave a nice picture about his beautiful country and its people. highly happy and highly recomendable.

  11. :

    Had a great time and loved learning all the history, culture, wildlife, and beautiful hill country of Sri Lanka. Our personal driver/guide Silva was fantastic and made our trip memorable. Interaction with the locals and the cooking lesson immersed you into the daily lives of the people. A good choice.

  12. :

    Sri Lanka is not to be missed. The sights are incredible, the food is amazing and the people of Sri Lanka are so kind! One of the best and most interesting trips I’ve been on.

  13. :

    This trip was fantastic! I wasn’t sure what to expect as I hadn’t done anything like this before but I’m so glad I booked it. I was surprised to see so much of foreign travellers in Sri Lanka. Most hotels that we visited were almost full.
    All the hotels were of a good standard, clean safe, excellent vehicle, very friendly and knowledgeable guide. Victor was a fantastic tour guide and he had a very knowledge on the country, its people, culture and most other areas. I will cherish the memories of this trip forever.

  14. :

    A wonderful trip, well organised. So good to have a tour guide, felt very safe despite pandemic situation.

  15. :

    Excellent trip with a nice mix of nature, wildlife, culture, and fascinating countryside. The best part of the trip for us was the beach stay it was wonderful. Our guide sham was a very nice guy with good knowledge and experience handling groups. Good food, nice and clean accommodation, best price too.

  16. :

    Early morning rise almost every day during the trip; however, we had plenty of time in the beach resort. We visited a large number of cultural places, historical monuments and temples. It is interesting to know that many thousands of years building are still well preserves. Nice beaches with snow white, clean sand. Plenty of chances for diving, snorkeling, surfing, water sport. However, we were bit short of time for it as we had to leave for Male next day. Tour guide was excellent.

  17. :

    Tour was very good. We covered a lot of ground in Sri Lanka and travellers nearly thousands kilometers. The tour was bit strenuous sometimes with travelling and walking in tourist sites. However, it was interesting. Gantha was very nice tour guide and gave us plenty of time to relax.

  18. :

    Early morning start but vehicle broke down so couldn’t be picked up from our hotel so was contacted and requested to catch a cab across town. That was all good and I was reimbursed for the taxi ride. Nice driver and tour guide. Fantastic tour itinerary and it was very suitable private tour for a family. We did not take a tour for a long time due to the pandemic, however, this trip to Sri Lana was fantastic. After a long time we enjoyed our holiday a lot. It was a fantastic break for the entire family. The kids enjoyed the trip a lot. All sightseeing tour are private and gave us plenty of space and privacy to enjoy the trip.

  19. :

    Great guide with heaps of local knowledge. The places were interesting and the optional tours were well chosen. I had a wonderful time.

  20. :

    Very cool trip around the country and it covers important historical cultural monuments. We were surprised by see the rich cultural heritage of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is also of nature (wildlife and Flora). We had one of the best safari in our life. Guide was excellent and tour was very well planned.

  21. :

    I like when guides share the country history and information about where we are driving as we go. Chami was very informative. Despite the pandemic there was a lot touristy than I expected. My advice would be follow the health guidelines as much as possible. However, all hotels and tourist sites follows the protocols introduced by the health authorities, we felt very safe. Over all experience is very good.

  22. :

    Would highly recommend. Our private tour guide Sam was amazing, saw so much in the few days and had lots of fun. Perfect for everyone.

  23. :

    The trip was excellent with Sri Lanka;’s cultural triangle. The cultural part of the trip was excellent. rest of the country was also very interesting with fascinating flora, Faun and very humble friendly people. I enjoyed each day with something new and exciting to see.

  24. :

    Excellent Sri Lanka trip with all major tourist attractions. The tour was perfectly organized and felt very safe with our driver/guide thushan. Good hotels, good food and excellent service.

  25. :

    We ventured on the trip a few days before the starts of the second wave of COVID-19. however, the hotels and tourist sites are still empty. only a few local travellers can be seen on the way. Very good for local travellers and hotels are giving extremely attractive discounts. Very good Sri Lanka trip with a bit of everything, busy metropolis cities, laid-back countryside, ancient monuments, wildlife parks, pristine forests, hill country and pristine beaches. You get to see a large part of Sri Lanka. Our guide Kusum was excellent, knowledgeable and passionate and bought the experience to life. I highly recommend this itinerary.

  26. :

    Had an amazing trip. Big, comfortable sedan. gimhan was informative and fun. The hotels we stayed at were amazing, not big properties, but very clean, comfortable, safe and near the tourist places. Loved the places we visited. This trip gave me everything it said it would and more. Absolutely loved it!

  27. :

    Our local guide was a chatter box, giving us information endlessly. He was very well knowledgeable on his country and its culture, nature wildlife. Guide saman was very professional and helpful, we enjoyed our trip immensely thanks to him. The trip was well panned and very nice accommodation, delicious food, Well balanced itinerary with lot of sightseeing and leisure.

  28. :

    Wonderful trip with a wonderful excellent local guide. Wouldn’t change a thing. Would love to travel with Pradeep again.

  29. :

    Great Seerendipity trip around Sri Lanka’s cultural triangle, hill country, wildlife parks, beaches and many many more. Wonderful sights, great experiences, good food and well looked after.

  30. :

    What a fabulous adventure! Great guide, amazing food and some stunning sights. Would highly recommend this trip.

  31. :

    Incredibly well-organized and executed Sri lanka trip. Fast-paced, but a good balance of planned activities and free time. most importantly the beach stay was fantastic. The accommodations are perfectly comfortable for westerners. Our driver/guide Thusha is a rock star.

  32. :

    A fantastic tour of our amazing island. A good balance of different experiences! Highly recommended. Our tour guide Gimhan was absolutely brilliant!

  33. :

    Fascinating 2 weeks Sri Lanka trip showed exactly the fascinating side of this tropical island! Had a very knowledgeable tour guide and the experiences we shared as a small family group made some live long memories!

  34. :

    Simply Sri Lanka was a fantastic way to see this tropical island. We got a very comfortable transports with a luxury car and our guide was fantastic. Saliya our guide, was extremely accommodating to all of us and had a vast knowledge. He gave us experiences we wouldn’t have known about if we travelled independently. A wonderful way to see a beautiful country!

  35. :

    If you want a explore the island within a short period of time deep and immerse in Sri Lanka’s history, sights and cultural practices, this trip is a must. Jehan is an excellent guide and he will open your eyes to the country in a unique and memorable way.

  36. :

    I feel this is the best time to travel in Sri Lanka. All hotels are largely empty and toruist places are visited only by few visitors a day. everything can be explore in our own pace and peacefully. Our guide Gayan was fantastic. good hotels, food and guide most importantly very affordable.

  37. :

    After having a compulsory lazy holiday in a beach resort (quarantine), we booked this 8 days trip, get out and see the whole Country, and get 1o1 interaction with the People, the Culture, and most importantly the Food. Everythign was great and our guide did an excellent job giving us a whole lot of information about his beautiful country.

  38. :

    I couldn’t recommend seerendipity and their 8 days trip! I was travelling with my family members and had a very great trip. Our tour leader was an absolutely good and very friendly joung guy and it was the perfect way to see Sri Lanka.

  39. :

    Simply Sri Lanka was an amazing trip with a great range of different activities, accommodation and exposure to sociocultural experiences. Even as a sri lankan citizen, I find it very interesting

  40. :

    Simply Sri Lanka is a great trip for a first time to Sri Lanka! Great itinerary which is a mix between intense city days and chilled days by the sea. A great local organization which gave us a good discount upon hearing that we are foreign diplomats, working in Colombo. Still, not much travellers on the way, even the lockdown restrictions are fully withdrawn.

  41. :

    We finished the trip in the first week of march and it was great. You’ll see lots! Make use of free time to do your own thing or travel with your ytravel buddies. Embrace things that do not go as expected. All a part of the experience.

  42. :

    Sigiriya rock fortress is magnificent and Dambulla golden temple is even more interesting with its hundreds of statues and paintings. Nice trip with nature culture and wildlife.

  43. :

    Perfect trip for a first-timer with an excellent blend of nature, culture, wildlife and much much more. Guide Raman was very good and excellent knowledge guy.

  44. :

    This 8 days srilanka tour was an experience of a life time, hectic and relaxing it has it all, cultural, historical, natural and architectural highlights abound. Gamini, our tour guide/driver , looked after us with style and respect and his knowledge and love of the local customs and environment was infectious. Thank you for providing this great opportunity.

  45. :

    Our Guide Malan was a very knowledgeable guide on culture and history everything explained very well. Overall the trip was excellent with comfortable vehicle, hotels and good food.

  46. :

    Very good tour, highly knowledgeable guide, very friendly

  47. :

    A fantastic Sri Lanka trip with many thrilling activities such as trekking, hiking, visiting museums, beaches, historical monuments, wildlife parks too much to see within a week. Well invested 8 days. Service is perfect and very friendly service. Most importantly sam our guide was very knowledgable and caring.

  48. :

    This 8 days Sri Lanka is a complete snapshot of Sri Lanka, it provided a great first experience of Srilanka for our family and we’re lucky to have a great driver/guide, who is very attentive to us most importantly ot our small kids.

  49. :

    Excellent service and very nice driver/guide. Kids loved the trip and it had plenty of time for leisure apart from the sightseeing.

  50. :

    Excellent trip! Well organised! Lots of smiley people and great food! Traveled with the family. Yes the lights cut out for an hour or so. One of the showers took a little getting use to. But didn’t spoil the trip in any way All part of of the journey. Local tour guide saman was excellent! Great trip!

  51. :

    Seerendipity is an amazing, professional & inspiring local travel company. It was super easy to book the trip with them. Our driver/guide Kusum , took the greatest care & interest in our family, showing us all the delights of Sri lanka, taking care of our safety & welfare & making the whole experience AMAZING!

  52. :

    Everything was perfect and happening the way we wanted to have because it was a private tour. Very nice trip with good and very experienced driver-guide.

  53. :

    A perfect match for our family. We got a big van with plenty of space for us and our luggage. Our Guide Sam was very helpful and kids friendly, We all enjoyed a lot.

  54. :

    Excellent trip itinerary covering off an introduction to Srilanka. Includes modern cities, ancient monuments, hill country resorts, uncrowded wildlife parks, smaller towns and villages, and several modes of transport, so people feel like they have seen and experienced a good chunk of this tropical nationa. Great stress free way to see the country.

  55. :

    The company organized the cost-free pick up from our beach on the south coast, otherwise, it could have been an expensive transfer for us. Very interesting trip with a fascinating mix of culture, nature, wildlife and many more.

  56. :

    This 8 days Sri lanka trip is excellent for those new to Sri Lanka and combines so many different elements of Srilanka in one short week- amazing temples, forts, stupas, and palaces, quiet rural villages, the bumpy ride through the pristine forest of Udawalawe national park and the history of Galle and Kandy as well, with lots of different places to stay (wonderful hotels). Sri Lanka is a place of such contrasts, I felt like we got a glimpse into the real Sri Lanka on this tour, while still taking in the major tourist sites we really couldn’t miss. The food throughout the trip was excellent, we didn’t get sick at all and our personal driver/guide Kusum was funny and very organized. It made travel (on so many types of transport) a breeze. Take hand sanitizer, earplugs, a warm jacket if visiting in winter (Nuwara Eliya quite cold in Jan/ Feb) and a sense of adventure and you’ll have a great time. Our only downside to this trip was the fact we didn’t get to see a leopard at Yala NP, but we did see herds of elephants, crocodiles, monkeys and indian deer, so all is not lost of the tigers are playing hard to find.

  57. :

    A great trip that is jam packed with activities for one week. You see a lot of Sri Lanka in one week and I only wish I was staying here for longer. Be ready to be exhausted at the end of your trip. The tour guides are amazing and you learn so much from them.

  58. :

    Seerendipity is a cultural and environmentally friendly company oozing in local knowledge. I’ve travelled alone and with my daughter and love the authenticity of seerendipity.

  59. :

    It is a pity we had only a few hours in Negombo, such a nice beach. However, the overall experience was very good with Rohan (our driver guide).

  60. :

    I would highly recommend this trip. Our guide, Kusum was excellent. Most of the days were jam packed if you do all the optional activities but still a little bit of down time towards the end. I felt like we got to experience some of the true culture but also see the important tourist bits. Accommodation was better than expected.

  61. :

    Amazingly hospitable people, pity about enhanced security checks but understandable, it won’t sort out political dissent, only debate and discussion may

  62. :

    Good trip

  63. :

    Excellent trip with proper planing

  64. :

    Great trip with an amazing local guide. Lots of flexibility during the days off, to fit in a day of surfing, shopping or hanging by the hotel. Hotels are basic but clean and safe.

  65. :

    Sri Lanka was amazing. So many locals were excited to see tourists returning and were happy to have us visit. I felt safe the entire time. Beaches, Jungle, Temples, Wildlife, Food this country has everything!

  66. :

    There was a lot of sightseeing but same times we had plenty of time to relax, most importantly the trip was private giving us plenty of room to enjoy.

  67. :

    The wildlife safari was a really nice experience and I never had the opportunity to watch such a large number of a wild elephant in one place. Excellent place and our guide Fernando was very good.

  68. :

    The trip was amazingly well organised and included lots of great activities in a short space of time and gave us a great insight into Sri Lanka’s history, wildlife and culture. Supun our tour leader was exceptional his enthusiasm and knowledge was second none!

  69. :

    Just returned from Sri Lanka after Sri Lanka 8 days trip. It was a nice trip and can highly recommend it and Sri Lanka in general… Being a private tour in a comfortable vehicle the trip was very relaxing and had the maximum privacy. Our driver/guide Chamith did a great job showing us the sights. Take some pens for the kids you meet on the trekking days…!

  70. :

    The very affordable trip we could have aid 2 times more if we booked with a tour operation france.

  71. :

    Very interesting trip, most importantly it is a private tour, we had omitted many tourist places and opted to have leisure, fantastic.

  72. :

    Simply srilanka offers a wonderful opportunity to discover the most important historical places of Sri Lanka and many of them are UNESCO world heritage sites. The places that we visited on this 8 days trip has an amazing mix of cultures and traditions that represent the great variety and complexity of the Srilanka culture. In just 8 days this srilanka trip will take you from the busy streets of old Colombo and on to magnificent sigiriya rock . Moving on travelers will touch waterfalls, tea gardens, mountains, wildlife parks and beaches and wonderful bazaars of Kandy that are especially distinguished for its precious stones….

  73. :

    This trips gets you to experience many fascinating things about Sri Lanka and it covers a huge area in Sri Lanka. Be prepared for long drive. Overnight in good hotels with delicious food. Hill clountry train tip is definitely an experience. This trip is not a holiday destination but a way to experience this fascinating country.

  74. :

    A very poor trip. We did not feel safe during the ride, it was driven too fast. We were on a family trip with just 5 people, we got a mini-van, which had too small seats. Very exhausting and we got sick. Hotels are except the first hotel, where the room was bit old.

  75. :

    Very interesting trip and it feels like someone had stolen our time because we did not even feel that we have spent 8 days in Sri Lanka.

  76. :

    Very happy with the trip

  77. :

    Very balanced Sri Lanka tour with lots of things to see and do, with plenty of down time to recover. Our driver/guide silva was verry knowledgeable, approachable and fun.

  78. :

    Very interesting tour program with many interesting places such as temples, wildlife, nature and culture.

  79. :

    This was our first trip to Srilanka and simply srilanka was brilliant we saw many fascinating things and our driver/guide Kamal ensured we experienced true srilanka , we felt safe on all occasions making sure we dined at places that were clean and good value.

  80. :

    Each day it was difficult to see how they could keep the standard up, it was excellent. A varied insight into cultural triangle, hill country, beachess…the list goes on, local life and transport as well as the iconic sights and experiences. All aided by an excellent driver/guide.

  81. :

    Good trip and lots to see. Lots of free time though. Good accommodation with delicious food . wildlife safari, boat tour and the cooking lesson were the highlights

  82. :

    Very good trip

  83. :

    If doing simply Sri lanka, you better look another Sri lanka trip. This tour doesn’t do justice to what can be seen and enjoyed in ancient cities in Sri lanka like Sgiriya.

  84. :

    We had an amazing time. Loved the trekking, walking, jeep safari and exploring ancient monuments. Our tour guide, Roshan, really went the extra mile with everything, even organising a surprise birthday party at teh hotel for my husband,- with cake, balloons and fireworks!

  85. :

    We had already travelled to the east coast a few years back, therefore we opted to this south coast trip with hill country. very nice experience I feel this time trip is better than the earlier occasion.

  86. :

    We have just returned after simply Sri Lanka tour ( Departure: 02.02.2020). Our expectation was to discover and enjoy some of the history, culture and lots of local colour of Sri Lanka while having some peaceful time on the beach and we were not let down at all….

  87. :

    Highly recommend Sri Lanak itinerary – An exceptional fun packed holiday with lots of adventures and activities, Exceptional driver/guide (Sam).

  88. :

    Very good planning and our guide Sam was a very knowledgeable and experienced guy. The tour was very interesting.

  89. :

    Can definitely recommend this trip to anyone considering travelling to Sri Lanka. With an amazing local guide you get to experience everything this amazing country has to offer from culture, to landscapes, history and religion.. oh and the food!!!!!!!!!!!! RICE & CURRY

  90. :

    Sri Lanka, So much history and such a beautiful and fun place to visit. The people are wonderful and we never once felt unsafe or uneasy about what we were doing.

  91. :

    Amazing Sri Lanka trip with my family members. Excellent tour guide/driver. Jaya went above and beyond the call of duty, organizing things for us to do even on his day off. You will not be disappointed. Great food, great sights. Amazing.

  92. :

    this is a very well organised tour with Malan with plenty of fun and laughter along the way

  93. :

    This 8 days trip was a wonderful introduction to Sri Lanka. Colour, experiences, excitingly pace of traffic giving you a (safe) thrill! Great informative guide (Malan) and being a private tour everything is happening to your wish.

  94. :

    Simply srilanka tour was a well paced and excellent overview of all major aspects of Sri Lanka. A good balance of modern srilankan life and historical aspects was achieved without being too touristy. Very good guide with excellent driving.

  95. :

    The simply Srilanka trip was the perfect way to start to get to know this tropical island. Our guide (he was also driving the car) Sachi, was knowledgeable, super organised and great fun making the whole experience special. I would recommend this trip wholeheartedly – if you are unsure – Just do it!

  96. :

    A great itinerary for those who have a relatively short time but want to see most of the Sri Lanka.

  97. :

    A very well organized trip, good food, comfortable vehicle, nice hotels, the tour worth every penny.

  98. :

    First time with Seerendipity and it was a truly memorable trip. Excellent service and good price. Great driver/guide and a mix of inclusions, activities, and experiences hard to find elsewhere.

  99. :

    Simply Sri Lanka is a great itinerary for those who have a relatively short time but want to see the most of the country. It is tiring (particularly first half) but it is worth it. Our guide, Sam, was amazing. I always felt safe through the trip and cannot recommend highly enough.

  100. :

    Simply Sri Lanka tour was an amazing overview of a beautiful country, Sri Lanka. If you are lucky enough to have our tour leader Silva you will leave Sri Lanka with a myriad of knowledge on their history and culture……… Enjoy

  101. :

    Many thanks to the Seerendipity team for our wonderfully enjoyable and informative Sri Lanka Tour. We really got to engage with the locals thanks to our fantastic guide whose knowledge and passion for promoting his country and sharing its wonders was inspiring. Our MANY meals of rice with curries was amazing and even the accommodation which was, at times, a little up and down it was certainly value for money!. I would highly recommend this trip to many others especially those with reasonable fitness and a search for adventure!

  102. :

    Having never done a trip in SrrLanka before, we didn’t have an idea what to expect. Our trip from Colombo-cultural triangle-hill country-south SriLanka has been fantastic. We would highly recommend this trip.

  103. :

    Visiting Sri Lanka was a great experience and meaningful for me. Thanks to an excellent guide, Kusum, the trip was safe and memorable.

  104. :

    This Sri Lanka trip was a little disappointing, some places mentioned in the itinerray were far to reach just to sleep there, the accommodation were beyond basic and good food, and service. Very comfortable vehicle with the well knowledgeable driver/guide.

  105. :

    High recommend this trip. Everything about it was amazing. It is the perfect trip to see the highlights of Sri Lanka!

  106. :

    I just wanted to get a ‘taste’ of Srilanka, but after this 8 days trip I want to know and see more about this amazing country. I haven’t seen anything like it anywhere else. The trip was organized perfectly. Thank you.

  107. :

    The simply srilanka trip will give you a wonderful flavour of this tropical island. We enjoyed visiting cities, staying luxurious hotels, admiring beautiful architecture and learning more about srilanka’s fascinating history, culture and it’s people. Everything was organised to perfection so that we could see things that you couldn’t easily organise independently.

  108. :

    Excellent private trip with only me and my husband. Hotels are very good and offerede delicious food. Our driver/guide Shan has brilliant communication skills with exceptional knowledge regarding the srilanka culture and areas visited

  109. :

    Would Highly recommend the simply srilanka Tour to anyone who is interested in discovering a truly beautiful Country , Eating a delicious variety of traditional food and having an overall unforgettable experience.

  110. :

    A Fantastic Experience of Sri Lanka, it’s culture, traditions and unique environment and people.

  111. :

    The 8 days tour was good, we really enjoyed srilanka. The food and lodging was a huge standout. A few less ancient monuments and maybe a few more activities together with more time on the beach would have improved the tour.

  112. :

    A great way to experience the food, the colour, the craziness and beauty of srilanka! If you like to travel with an open mind and love to experience a completely different culture then I cannot recommend this tour enough!

  113. :

    Simply srilanka trip was excellent. Very good combination of the classics with most important places as well as less known places which made the tour more authentic. We were given excellent service by Chami (our driver/guide) . The trip includes good hotels, food and excellent transport. Efficient organisation. I can definitely recommend this trip!

  114. :

    Amazing trip, brilliant guide, incredible experience we will never forget. Best trip we’ve been on.

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