With a rich heritage of over 3000 years, Sri Lanka offers an astonishing blend of the past and the present where ancient towns seamlessly coexist with ultra-modern cities and their fast lifestyle. It is a mystical land where you can experience serenity everywhere, forget every problem and discover the inner peace that you have always longed for.
If you want to explore one of God’s finest creations on this earth, then visit Sri Lanka.
- Best time to visit:
December to March
- Recommended minimum duration:
4 nights/5 days
Spa and Wellness
There are three different ways to explore this spectacular destination. Depending on the kind of traveller you are, we welcome you to choose the right one.
Toehold Photo Travel
Our team of ace photographers will guide you on exciting journeys across the planet to ensure you come back with not only great travel memories but also some stunning photographs.
- Photography Tours led by award-winning professional photographers.
- Designed specifically for photography enthusiasts.
- Real-time photography guidance and off-field photography sessions during the Tour.
- Non-photographers are recommended to explore the other two travel options.
Exploring the world with like-minded nature-lovers is surely an exciting human experience. Our fixed departures are a safe and fun way to travel for individuals.
- Group Tours led by ace naturalists.
- Optimum group sizes to balance efficiency and budget.
- A wealth of wildlife learning.
- Fun and safe group travel.
For families and individuals who want a tailor-made holiday to suit their personal needs, we invite you to explore our vast array of Vacations destinations across the world.
- Completely customised vacations to suit all your needs.
- Flexibility of dates, class of travel and lodging based on your requirement.
- Exclusively planned for you and your family.
- Leveraging the knowledge and experience of our team of travel experts.
Does this sound like what you need? Allow us to serve your wanderlust now!
Sri Lanka is a spectacular island country in South Asia with picturesque scenic beauty and a distinct culture that can take a lifetime to explore. With its beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, abundant wildlife and opportunities to explore its mouth-watering cuisines, it is the perfect destination to satisfy the traveller within you in every way. Visit it once, and Sri Lanka will leave a lasting impression on your mind, heart and soul.
The deep-blue seas and the golden beaches of Sri Lanka will leave your enchanted. The beaches of Unawatuna, Arugam Bay, Uppuveli and Mirissa are some of the best ones for you to visit. Pamper yourself by spending some lazy moments on these beaches and participate in various watersports like surfing, scuba diving and snorkelling to get some remarkable thrill.
The gorgeous plains and wildlife of the Yala National Park, Uda Walawe National Park attract wildlife lovers from across the globe. You can take a train to Ella, one of the most beautiful hill country villages and treat your eyes to the stunning Ella gap. The breathtaking cloud forests of the Horton’s Plain National Park in the central highlands and the Kandasamy Kovil temple in Vavuniya are also must visit destinations in Sri Lanka.
A visit to Sri Lanka is never complete without experiencing the charm of its cities, both ancient and modern. The city of Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is the oldest of them all and is nearly 3000 years old. The Abhayagiri Dagoba in Anuradhapura built in the 1st century B.C. is one of the greatest ancient structures which will mesmerise you with its architectural excellence. The ruins of Sigiriya, Temple of the Tooth in Kandy and Gal Vihara in the north of Polonnaruwa, are some of the other heritage sites worth a visit.
Take a short stroll north of the ruins of the Royal Palace in Polonnaruwa and visit the Quadrangle, which has the most concentrated collection of buildings amongst all the ancient cities. The 1000-year-old Buduruwagala rock-cut Buddha statues will also leave you awestruck with their beauty.
Sri Lanka is certainly not only about heritage. If you want to see the remarkable progress it has made over the years to transform itself into a modern country with formidable economic power, visit Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Negombo, Galle and Moratuwa to experience the bustling city life, the vibrant nightlife.
Whether you are looking for an adventure or just want to unwind and absorb the magnificence of a scenic landscape, Sri Lanka provides uncountable reasons for you to forget everything and recede into its sublime nature.
At Toehold, we are passionate about travel and photography just as you are, which lets us understand your needs and travails perfectly. And we use our insight and experience to plan your vacation to perfection, so all you have to do is enjoy yourself and make memories for a lifetime.
Here are just some reasons you should leave your next holiday to us:
How different are your Personalised Vacations from other holidays?
Unlike travel agents who plan your vacation from a remote destination to places they sometimes haven’t experienced themselves, our Personalised Vacations offer a comprehensive toehold to experience a place through the knowledge of experts who know the places first-hand. Besides, your holiday will be meticulously planned by making use of the best local contacts we have at every destination.
For whom is this destination suitable?
Anybody with an interest in travel and exploration, people and culture, and all the myriad marvels of nature, and is over the age of 18 (unless accompanied by a parent or adult guardian) can go on a personal vacation to this destination.
What are the requisites to participate in this Tour?
Apart from interest, a valid visa and related documents, and a minimum level of fitness are essential. Visa assistance will be provided.
How do you apply for the visa?
Sri Lankan visa is applied for and issued online. Assistance in visa application will be provided once you sign up for the Tour.
What is the scope of services you offer as a part of a Personalized Vacation package?
Absolutely everything! From booking the travel tickets and arranging for a comfortable stay to suggested itineraries and planning places of interest, Toehold takes care of all the details of your vacation.
Do you rent camera equipment?
Toehold offers an exhaustive array of cameras and lenses for hire, so you can always hire what you need. Click here to see what we offer. What’s better, you can enjoy a 10% discount on all equipment hired on Toehold Personalised Vacations