Upon arrival at the enchanting island of Sri Lanka, you’ll quickly realise why it’s known as the ‘Jewel of the Indian Ocean’.

From bustling markets to historic shrines and sacred relics, Sri Lanka has a fascinating heritage. Here we’ve highlighted 5 destinations that you’ll get to explore on our new 13 Day Treasures of Sri Lanka, a special Discovery Small Group Tour.

Negombo sri lanka

Negombo – watch the lively fish auctions at the local market

Kandy – Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a UNESCO World Heritage Site & very important Buddhist temple

Nuwara Eliya – tour the tea estate to learn about this special Ceylon tea industry

Galle sri lanka

Galle – admire the historic fort, St Mary’s Cathedral, the natural harbour and more!

colombo sri lanka

Colombo – the country’s capital offers many local treats, including a visit to Colombo Cricket Club

Discovery Small Group journeys take you to the heart of a country so you can learn more about its cultural heritage. Click here for a full selection of Discovery Tours.

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