Cultural Triangle

Magnificent ruins narrate Sri Lanka's glorious past

Here on the central plains, Sinhalese dynasties established their capital cities and built on a vast scale. As empires fell, nature reclaimed the land around the ruins, adding layers of charm on these spectacular architectural achievements.

With four World heritage sites, this is a must-see destination for every visitor.  Each site is ideally explored at leisure, rather than a box to be ticked. Our experienced guides tell you the history and the myths surrounding these ancient cities.

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Whether you wish to travel on one of our suggested itineraries, join a small-group tour, or simply be inspired by them to build your own adventures, we are there to help create your perfect holiday.

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Unmissable Sights

Dambulla Cave Temples

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The region has one of Sri Lanka’s best wildlife reserves, Minneriya National Park. It is home to the world’s largest known gathering of Asian elephants.

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Opulent: Exceptional, unashamedly the best of sheer luxury. (£££££)

Luxury: Outstanding levels of 5* comfort, hospitality and facilities. (££££)

Premium: Excellent levels of comfort and hospitality and a wide range of facilities. (£££)

Mid-Range: Good levels of comfort and hospitality, with a reasonable range of facilities. (££)

Simple: Clean and simple, no frills. Often in areas of natural beauty or near wildlife reserves. (£)