All of our itineraries are tailor made to your specific needs, using our expert knowledge to craft your dream trip. Here are some examples to help inspire and excite your Tribe…
From £1,100 per person, based on a family of 4 sharing.
Plus international flights, from £600 per adult.
Includes Cape Town, the Winelands, Oudtshoorn & the Karoo, Knysna & Plettenberg Bay, Addo Elephant Park and the Cape Peninsular.
Recommended for travel between September - April.
Spectacular golden sands and turquoise seas.
WHY TAKE YOUR TRIBE TO SRI LANKA?
Family is at the centre of Sri Lankan life, and children are welcome wherever, whenever. English is widely spoken and with the help of a dedicated family driver, the country is easy to navigate, making multi-stop itineraries achievable for those with young children.
Elephants are an essential part of any Sri Lankan trip, and children love to meet and mingle with these gentle giants. Sightings are pretty much guaranteed at many of the larger national parks and, when the timings is right, you may be lucky enough to witness 'the gathering' where hundreds of elephants congregate around ancient reservoirs.
Sri Lanka’s stunning and relatively quiet beaches provide a natural playground for children, and a bit of well-earned respite for parents. Opportunities are abound for snorkeling, whale-watching and dolphin spotting, and there are many shallow bays and coves that offer safe swimming. When the kids are in bed, your evenings will be spent gazing at the silhouettes of stilted fishermen against the orange backdrop of a setting sun.
Fresh air is good for the soul, but we know the suggestion of a family walk isn't always met with complete enthusiasm. When that stroll takes in magnificent waterfalls and lush green carpets of tea, not to mention the promise of cake and a freshly brewed cuppa by the pool on your return, we think you’ll find it a pretty easy sell.
Seeing wild animals in their natural habitat is an incredible experience for the whole family. Sri Lanka's National Parks may not be the biggest, but they offer a fabulous diversity of animal with some of the best leopard viewing in the world. We try to avoid the busier parks, so that you are genuinely spotting wildlife, as opposed to 4x4s. We also ensure that the parks we visit have a variety of activities to suit all ages from riverboat safaris to indigenous walking trails.
Play hide and seek amongst ancient ruins and historic temples in Sri Lanka's Cultural Triangle. Enjoy traditional Sri Lanka hospitality with a local family in one of the many homestay opportunities. Experience the celebrated regional diversity and a melting pot of Colonnial influences. Sri Lanka is one of the most culturally rich and diverse countries in the world and one that we know your Tribe will love.
We take time and effort to find truly unique and sustainable accommodation options, that all the family can enjoy. Children will love staying on a working coconut plantation, in safari tents surrounded by tea, or on an organic farm perched at the top of a mountain. All accommodation options have fantastic facilities and incredible staff, ready to cater to your family's wants and needs.
From locally sourced, wonderfully crafted meals by specialist chefs to rustic street-side vendors hawking delicious local delights, Sri Lankan food is fabulous. Children will love picking out new exotic fruits and learning how to cook polos, hoppers and kottu. All tastes can be catered for and heat levels can be varied from kid-friendly to dynamite.
We know swimming is an essential part of any family holiday. We try to ensure that all of our accommodation options have spacious swimming pools, to allow children to enjoy their all important 'chill out' time. Children will also love splashing around in the calm shallow waters along Sri Lanka's coast and taking a dip in freshwater pools.
WHEN TO GO
Sri Lanka is a year-round destination. It is always warm, but does have two monsoon seasons, making 'the best time to visit' decision a little tricky. The weather on this island is somewhat unpredictable, but rarely will it stand in the way of a fabulous trip. Please use this section as a guide, to help you make a decision on when best to take your Tribe to Sri Lanka.
JANUARY - MARCH
A great time to travel across the whole country. Sri Lanka is generally sunny, warm and dry.
It starts hotting up in April, which is arguably Sri Lanka's driest and hottest month. Humidity starts to increase towards the end of April.
MAY - JUNE
Hot and very humid throughout the country.
South-west monsoon season, with frequent short, heavy showers to be expected in this region.
JULY - SEPTEMBER
A great time to travel around Sri Lanka, as it is generally warm and humid.
It is 'inter monsoon' season, so there may be some rain, but the weather, particularly in the east, should be excellent.
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER
North-east monsoon season, but rain can affect the entire country. The monsoon is however very unpredictable and sometimes never comes at all.
Towards the end of November, the country is generally sunny and warm with little rain.
A great time to travel; generally warm, sunny and dry. The rains should mostly have subsided, leaving lush, green rural landscapes.