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From uniquely choreographed bespoke tours catering to acquired frequently travellers to those who are emabrking on their very first vacation to pearl of the indian ocean, we at Sri Lanka Travel Escapes can make you feel right at home - away from home.

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What Makes Sri Lanka Unique

Your journey to the teardrop island of the indian ocean is full of surprises.

  • Boasting To a History of Over 2000 Years Heritage

  • 8 World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

  • Home to 26 National Parks

  • 4 Major Ethnicities

  • World Class Tea Producer

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Patrick & Terry

" Perhaps the best tour we ever experienced in 65 years on this planet was with Sri Lanka Travel Escapes. The package they put together for myself and my partner was nothing short of astonishing. We booked a 14 day tour to capture as much of the Sri Lankan experience as we could. We were provided with the most kind and warm hearted guide who drove us to one amazing venue after another. We were completely blown away by the detail and insight this agency was capable of. They listened to our wish lists and established an immediate rapport as well as structuring and customizing an ideal package. We did not want the adventures to end."

Chanez & Family

" Our trip from start to the end was beyond fantastic. Our tour guide Mahesh was beyond our expectations with honesty & integrity. He was a great asset to our family & will recommend him to anyone visiting Sri Lanka."

Patricia Brownell

NY, USA

" My friends are getting pretty jealous of our holiday. Lol Already have a couple ask for our tour operator information. I've directed them to your website."

Vasanth Kumar

new delhi, India

" Wanted to drop you a note to say thanks!! The trip was awesome! Every hotel better than the last and we had success in excursions too! Saw the leopard, sloth bear and some whales as well yesterday The service we have received has been superb! We were extremely happy with the trip you planned for us and cannot say good enough things about it to all our friends and family."

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Whale & Dolphin Watching

The undisputed Whale Dolphin Watching title goes to Sri Lanka during January to April Season. Sri Lanka is blessed with 3 primary location to set sail to witness the gentle giants and the always playful dolphins. Entourage of boats depart from Mirissa, Matara & Kalpitiya before dawn for a journey that can take anywhere between 3 to 4 hours.

Adam's Peak

Revered as the utmost sacred venue by people of all regions, Adam’s peak is located in the central region of Sri Lanka. Climb to the peak starts at the summit around 2 AM and we recommend an overnight stay at the venue to facilitate this activity. Religious chantings by fellow pilgrims are a welcome encouragement and a source of strength that is expressed by many who make this spiritual journey.

Epic Migration

Month of march is kicked-off by millions of butterflies taking to the skies to. With a rich bio-diversity Sri Lanka is home to over 240+ variety of butterflies and 23 out of that are permanent residence of Sri Lanka found nowhere else in the world. Month of March signals the arrival of photographers and zoologist alike to Sri Lanka from across the planet to document this unique event.

New Year Celebrations

April 13th & 14th brings in the Sri Lanka New Year commonly celebrated between Sinhalese & Tamils. The entire country slows down to a halt to take time off from school, work and everything in between to visit their relatives, practice rituals which in turn sets in a festive mode.

Vesak

Buddhists around the world take part in religious & cultural activities commemorating the birth, enlightenment and passing away of The Buddha some 25 centuries ago. Sri Lanka is transformed through majestic pandals and lighted-motorized lanterns show casing the life lessons to be learned from the religious teaching. The highlight is of course the free food & beverage stall serving everyone from full meals to juices to ice cream.

Sloth Bear Season

Dark brown to black in color with a heavy coat of fur, the sloth bear is an elusive creature that is rarely spotted even in well-known national parks. Yala & Wasgamuwa are considered to have the largest contingency of sloth bears in Sri Lanka. The animal is in the endangered list numbering in less than 500 mainly due to deforestation and conservation programs are in place to ensure its continuity.

Katharagama Procession

Kataragama festival is a grand scale religious ceremony intend for penance and to fulfill vows. The highlight of the festival is the act performed by devotees walking on beds of red-hot cinders. With deep roots indicating the rich history The festival officially ends with the water-cutting ceremony in the Menik Ganga.

Kandy Procession

With a recorded history of over 200 years, Kandy Esala Pageant has been a culturally significant important festival for the Sinhalese that occupy Sri Lanka. Considered to be one of the most beautiful festivals in Asia, The procession is gardened by an entourage of Kandyan drummers, fire-breathers, local high octane spectacular dancers, acrobats as well as elephants in ornate dresses with one task in mind. To please the gods seeking for blessings for a good harvest.

The Gathering

The Gathering, the largest meeting of Asian elephants anywhere in the world is the principle attraction at Minneriya, which provides the opportunity to witness elephants gathered in greater numbers than anywhere else in Sri Lanka, often in herds of over 100.

Kite Surfing in Kalpitiya

With the season soon approaching to the west coast, Kalpitiya is blessed winds for those seeking for a unique experience in Kite surfing and wind surfing. Due to its un-spoilt beaches stretching for miles this flat land has becomes the haven for kite surfer - amateurs and professionals alike.

Deepavali

Festival of lights is celebrated by the Hindu population in Sri Lanka during October/November. Symbolized for warding off darkness and shadows from one's life, Deepavali or commonly known as Diwali is a time of festive for the entire country with major activities taking part in central highlands region.

Christmas Season

Based on historical records, Christmas traditions began in Sri Lanka under Portuguese rule and evolved under the Dutch before being refined by the British and incorporated to the society by the British. Visits to Sri Lanka during the season is undoubtedly an incredible experience as the country gears up for the holidays throughout the month in anticipation.

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