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Sri Lankan and Maldives Family Adventure FSL

Trip Duration 15 Days

Sri Lanka and Maldives Family Adventure Tour

This exciting journey across Sri Lanka and the Maldives is the ultimate family holiday destination! We explore dense jungles, discover Buddhist relics and enjoy a fun-filled few days on a traditional dhoni cruise in the Maldives, offering the chance to swim and snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Animal safaris, tractor tours, nature trails, cookery lessons and exploring ancient temple sites on mountain bikes are all part of the adventure in this tropical paradise known as Buddha's Island.

Tour Highlights

  • Maldives - cruise around the islands with crystal clear waters
  • Polonnaruwa - Explore this deserted ancient city and see the huge reclining Buddha
  • Sigiriya - climb to the top of Lions Rock for incredible views
  • Wildlife - search for groups of wild elephants, buffalo and leopard in Minnerriya Kaudulla National Park
  • Anamaduwa - stay in a 'mud-house' eco-lodge with kayaking, cycling and nature trails all included


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour Negombo

  • 2
    Drive to Anamaduwa and stay in a Mud House

  • 3
    Activities at the Mud House

  • 4
    Travel by tuk-tuk, try a canoe ride and have a cooking lesson before travelling onto Giritale

  • 5
    In Giritale; explore the nearby countryside and villages

  • 6
    Drive to Sigiriya; visit Sky Fortress

  • 7
    Drive to Kandy via the botanical gardens at Peradeniya. Walking tour of lake side town of Kandy

  • 8
    Visit a tea factory in Nuwara Eliya and catch a train to Bandarawela

  • 9
    Visit Elephant sanctuary and game drive in Udawalawe National Park

  • 10
    Visit Turtle Hatchery; drive to Hikkaduwa

  • 11
    Fly to the Maldives and join our Dhoni cruise boat

  • 12
    Cruise to Kudhi Boli, snorkel and visit to local school

  • 13
    Cruise to Rihiveli, cooking lesson and beach BBQ

  • 14
    Cruise to Hullhu Male with visits to Male's markets

  • 15
    Tour ends in Male

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Sri Lankan and Maldives Family Adventure
Why Book this trip
This holiday is for families who want to enjoy cultural highlights of a country and sail around another !. Our time in Sri Lanka includes staying in a 'mud hut' eco-lodge, exploring ancient cities, climbing Lions Rock and viewing wildlife which is complemented by a cruise around the Maldives with swimming and snorkelling opportunities. A wonderful and exciting adventure for all the family.
Included meals 14 7 8
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 7 years
4WD, Rickshaw, Bus, Train, Boat, Flight, Bicycle, Tuk Tuk
7 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Standard Hut
1 night Standard Tented Camp
4 nights Simple Boat
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18