Classrooms in the Wild

The ultimate experiential bespoke family adventure tailor-made to suite curious teenagers, active toddlers and you.

There’s so much more to a family holiday in Sri Lanka than just elephants and beaches! When you travel to one of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots with a centuries old heritage, let your kids be inspired by something very different. Something soulful and life enriching.

Sri Lanka Tailor-Made. Just for you!

    Tour Details

    * Got rhythm? Find the Sri Lankan dancer/drummer in you!
    * Cycle through those centuries old ruins
    * Walks with jungle farmers
    * Rumble in the jungle. How do wild elephant mums and babies communicate?
    * Oh, the smell of spice and curry! Learn how to cook like the locals
    * Classrooms in the Wild – Outdoor games with local kids and walks through their tech-free classrooms
    * Paint your way through Sri Lanka’s mask heritage
    * Or if a luxury family holiday is on your mind, we can weave in the indulgence –think Cinnamon Air domestic flights, luxury family friendly hotels across Sri Lanka and safaris to see Blue Whales on a luxury yacht!

    Our favourite 15 Day Sri Lanka round tour family itineraries


    Sri Lanka Highlights:
    Colombo | Yala | Ella | Kandy | Sigiriya | Paasikudah | Anuradhapura | Kurunegala

    Off beat Sri Lanka:
    Kandy | Buttala | Wellawaya | Kumana | Udawalawe | Colombo
    (or many more offbeat routes)

    *Includes meet and greet at airport / English speaking chauffeur great with kids / luxury vehicle / booster or toddler seats as required / 24-hour operational support

    • Duration:
      14 nights/15 days
    • When to go:
      This tour is available throughout the year although a southern beach stay will be included between October to April, instead of Pasikuda.
    • Accommodation:
      Sri Lanka offers you a variety of child-friendly stays from luxury boutique villas to family tents in a campsite by the beach. Boutique Bungalows to tree huts with the right comforts. Or you can just opt for a range of star class hotels offering great rates on family rooms – some, with kid’s clubs as well.
      We can curate a mix of luxury family accommodation and unique stays which offer great value.
    • Is this holiday for me:
      This is our favourite Sri Lanka tour for families and has been a winner with families who want their kids to be ‘travellers’ and not just tourists.
      We can tailor this family friendly itinerary to touch the essential highlights of Sri Lanka or mix it with a couple of off beat locations too. Talk to our Travel Designers – we know Sri Lanka like the back of our hand.
    • Activity level:
      Moderate to high but can be tailor-made with more downtime

    • Can it be tailor-made:
      Yes! We personally curate the experiences depending on your kid’s ages and the amount of leisure time required.
      Long journeys between destinations will include breaks to stretch your legs and make it more comfortable for young travellers
    • Is it a private tour:
      Yes, you will travel in a private chauffeur driven vehicle (fitted with toddler or booster seats, as required). Each experience will be hosted only for you by a local who is part of our team of family-friendly location specific guides.
    • How much will it cost:
      100% of what you spend, stays right here in Sri Lanka!

      Send us an enquiry to cost out a bespoke holiday for you.

    Map - Offbeat Sri Lanka


    Map - Sri Lanka highlights



    FAQs on this experiential holiday

  • Can I make this a longer/shorter tour?

    Yes, you’ve come to the right bespoke family travel agent! Just tell us how long your family wants to be on holiday and we will expertly tailor make a tour to keep everyone immersed plus adequate leisure time.

  • Is this Sri Lanka tour available all year?

    Tell us when you wish to travel and we will advise you on the best route depending on where it is likely to rain during the two monsoons that fall on our island.

  • Can I have a mix of luxury and value Accommodation?

    Yes, give us an indication of what you are comfortable to spend on your family accommodation - per night and we will curate the right mix of luxury family accommodation and unique places to stay offering great value.

  • How much traveling is involved?

    Quite a bit. You need to be prepared for a few long journeys on some days through some beautiful landscapes, villages and bustling towns to see everything that is worth seeing!

  • Can I end the tour with a beach stay and which coast should I choose?

    Yes, we can add on a beach stay. From November to April, the West, South West and Deep South of the island are bathed in sunshine and with calm seas. You can stay along this coast even in the Summer months of July and August but seas are slightly rough. From May to October, you find some of the world’s best beaches in the stunning East Coast where you can wade out for hundreds of feet into the clear blue shallow seas.

  • Image Gallery

    Football with local kids can be so fun! Football with local kids can be so fun!
    Have you got rhythm Have you got rhythm
    Mask painting by the beach Mask painting by the beach
    Safaris to learn about elephants in the wild Safaris to learn about elephants in the wild
    Whale watching on a yacht Whale watching on a yacht
    Who said culture is boring for kids Who said culture is boring for kids

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