Day tours and excursions in Sri Lanka

Day tours

Go on an exciting vacation in a day! Relax on a golden beach, hike through a tea plantation, discover a heritage site, raft on a scenic river or watch elephants from a safari jeep with these specially designed one-day tours.

Trip ideas in Sri Lanka

A day with elephants
A day with elephants

Spend a fantastic day bathing and riding elephants at the Millennium Elephant Foundation. Start & E...

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USD 85 Per Person
1 Day
Tea estates elephants
Tea estates & elephants

Explore a tea factory, stroll through a lush tea plantation and have a blast with elephants at the M...

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USD 90 Per Person
1 Day
Explore Kandy in a day
Explore Kandy in a day

Take a scenic train ride to the historic city of Kandy and discover its fascinating heritage sites....

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USD 101 Per Person
1 Day
River safari day
River safari day & Brief Garden

Enjoy a day cruising the scenic Madhu River followed by a visit to the charming Brief Garden nearby....

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USD 67 Per Person
1 Day
Whale watching excursion
Whale watching excursion

See incredible Blue and Sperm whales in Mirissa and then relax on the beach. Start & End: Colombo

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USD 122 Per Person
1 Day
 culinary escapade
Beach & culinary escapade

Escape to Unawatuna for a Sri Lankan cooking lesson and much-deserved time on the beach. Start & En...

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USD 116 Per Person
1 Day
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Rafting & hiking day trip

Go on a thrilling rafting trip on the Kelani River accompanied by a scenic hike in Kithulgala. Star...

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USD 92 Per Person
1 Day
spa getaway in Negombo
Beach & spa getaway in Negombo

De-stress with a relaxing massage, time on the beach and a Catamaran ride in Negombo.

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USD 139 Per Person
1 Day
Private Colombo city tour
Private Colombo city tour

Enjoy an exclusive and private sightseeing tour of Colombo followed by a delicious lunch at a hip ca...

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USD 52 Per Person
1 Day
Galle Fort
A day at Galle Fort & Jungle Beach

Spend a day touring the atmospheric Galle Fort, a UNESCO heritage site, and then relax at the alluri...

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USD 78 Per Person
1 Day
Night cycling & street food adventure
Night cycling & street food adventure

Discover the fascinating sights and delicious street food of Colombo at night with this cycling tour...

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USD 69 Per Person
1 Day
Watersports & turtles day tour from Colombo
Watersports & turtles

Visit the Kosgoda turtle hatchery, go for a boat safari and try watersports at the beach in Bentota.

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USD 77 Per Person
1 Day
Horseback riding on the beach
Horseback riding on the beach

Have a blast riding a horse on the golden beaches and through the scenic villages of Kalpitiya.

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USD 285 Per Person
1 Day
Knuckles hiking excursion from Kandy
Knuckles hiking excursion

Enjoy an adventurous day hiking at the beautiful Knuckles Range.

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USD 71 Per Person
1 Day
Minneriya safari from Kandy day excursion
Day trip Polonnaruwa & elephant safari

Explore the UNESCO-designated ancient city of Polonnaruwa and go on an unforgettable elephant safari...

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USD 142 Per Person
1 Day
Hill Country cycling trip
Hill Country cycling trip

Cycle past tea plantations and rural villages to a historic mountain pass in Sri Lanka’s scenic Hill...

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USD 64 Per Person
1 Day
cycling day excursion Kandy
Tea Country Cycling

Discover Sri Lanka’s lush Hill Country on a bicycle and learn about the island’s tea heritage at the...

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USD 64 Per Person
1 Day
Sigiriya Lion Rock day tour from Kandy
Day trip to Sigiriya & Dambulla

Discover the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Sigiriya and Dambulla in a day.

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USD 75 Per Person
1 Day
Riding in Sigiriya
Dambulla on horseback

Enjoy a wonderful horseback riding day at the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle.

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USD 246 Per Person
1 Day
Forest hiking excursion
Forest hiking excursion

Enjoy a 6-hour hike from scenic Haputale through various types of lush forest in Sri Lanka.

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USD 29 Per Person
1 Day
Tea Trails hike in Sri Lanka
Tea Trails hike

Spend a day hiking through the historic tea plantations of the Hill Country and marveling at the sce...

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USD 29 Per Person
1 Day
Ella Rock hike
Ella Rock hike

Hike past scenic villages, tea plantations and lush paddy fields to the famous Ella Rock.

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USD 29 Per Person
1 Day
Waterfall trekking
Sri Lanka’s highest waterfall trek

Hike to discover the stunning waterfalls of Sri Lanka’s Hill Country with this day trip.

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USD 29 Per Person
1 Day
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Cooking class & nature walk in Bandarawela

Hike to a charming local home in Bandarawela and enjoy a cooking lesson followed by a delicious Sri...

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USD 38 Per Person
1 Day
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Horseback riding through tea plantations

Ride a strong Indian Marwari horse through beautiful tea plantations and hilltop villages in scenic...

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USD 229 Per Person
1 Day

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