You've always dreamt of exploring Asia with your family but you're not sure where to start? What about a family holiday to Sri Lanka? This small island located to the southeast of India is the perfect place to gather your loved ones and create unforgettable memories together..
We know it when it comes to choosing your next destination, safety is often a major factor and it is even more important when you're planning a family trip. Sri Lanka has had a troubled history but since the civil war ended in 2009, the island has been peaceful and all communities live happily together. You can even venture off-the-beaten-track and explore the north of the island and learn more about Sri Lanka's recent history. Wherever you choose to stay on your family holiday to Sri Lanka, you and your little ones will be welcomed with sincere smiles and open arms since Sri Lankans adore children. Ask your Shanti Travel Expert for recommendations on the best family-friendly hotels.
If your teenagers are looking for an adventure to go on, why not try white water rafting in Kitulgala? You gather some adrenaline and fight the currents, holding tight to each other before enjoying a relaxing swim in the river. If you need more, you can experience zip lining over Ella, in the tea region. With younger children, you can go for a bull cart ride in Hirriwaduna or explore Muthurajawela by boat. Shanti travel also offers a great variety of bike rides so you can explore cultural areas and historical sites in a more playful way on your family holiday to Sri Lanka.
If you travel with young children, Shanti travel will gladly provide you with a baby seat and baby cot if required. We would recommend you to bring your own baby products if you are attached to a particular brand; however, in general, it is very easy to find diapers, milk, bath and skincare products. There is no need to bring your stroller as the roads and pavements won’t allow you to use it often but if you have a baby carrier you will definitely need it to make the most of your family holiday to Sri Lanka.
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