Published: 19 July 2017 by: The H4C team

The Buddha Statue at Polonnaruwa – Leoks/Shutterstock

A treasure trove of natural and historical wonders, Sri Lanka is a must-visit destination for adventurous and culture-loving couples. Boutique tour group Byroads Travel is now offering travellers the chance to discover all that the country has to offer with their 2018 Secrets of Sri Lanka 13-day tour.

Stilt Fishermen – Melis/Shutterstock

Beginning in the capital of Colombo and including spectacular sights such as the cave temples at Dumbulla and the ancient ruins at Polonnaruwa, the tour is designed for small groups. Other highlights include the spellbinding rock citadel at Sigiriya, the scenic Knuckles Range and the breathtaking Nuwara Eliya highlands in the heart of Sri Lanka's tea growing region. On the tour, travellers will also have the rare chance to see the world's tallest Buddha statue, plus the beautiful creatures of Sri Lanka's premier elephant reserve, Ude Walawe National Park. Topped off with beach visits and resort stays, this tour is set to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

See elephants at the Ude Walawe National Park – Petra Christen/Shutterstock

Held in March 2018, Byroads Travel's Secrets of Sri Lanka tour is limited to 16 passengers maximum and is priced at roughly AUD$4,760 per person, twin share. Return airfares from Australia are an additional charge. For more information or to book, visit the Byroads Travel website here


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