12 Best Arts & Culture Tours in Srilanka - 2020 (with 398 Reviews)

Popular Srilanka Arts & Culture Tour Packages

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Galle Tour | Village Cycling Experience | 29% off 4H ₹ 3100 4.0 star View Details
Minneriya National Park and Hiriwadunna Village Tour | Flat 26% off 9H ₹ 3600 4.0 star View Details
Temples in Kandy, Sri Lanka | Day Tour | Flat 30% off 4H ₹ 1900 4.0 star View Details
Sigiriya Rock Fortress Day Tour with Village Experience 2H ₹ 4050 3.0 star View Details
Hiriwadunna Village Tour | Sri-lankan Lunch | Flat 26% off 5H ₹ 1550 3.0 star View Details
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Galle Tour | Village Cycling Experience | 29% off Best Seller
Galle Tour | Village Cycling Experience | 29% off

4H

Galle

Explore the countryside of Galle on this exciting cycling tour. In the company of a guide, gear up with your helmet and bike and set out from the city. Ride through rural countryside attractions and admire the life of rural villagers. Pause at the lagoon to watch the birds.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel and drive to the starting point of the cycling tour where you will meet with your cycling guide. He will give a brief introduction about the tour before collecting your helmets and bicycles. From here, your ride will start through small dirt roads to a local village.-When you are cycling to the lagoon passing mangroves vegetation, your guide will explain about the culture and rituals of the village. Here, you get a chance to witness several birds and other endemic flora and fauna.-Moving forward to a short journey on the main road and take a break for a refreshing king coconut drink before heading back to the final destination. -As the cycling tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel.Timings: 8:00 am - 11:00 am Time duration: 4 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from GalleNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. -Maximum 10 people are required to book this tour. 
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39 Ratings

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39 Ratings

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INR 4,400

INR 3,100

Minneriya National Park and Hiriwadunna Village Tour | Flat 26% off Best Seller
Minneriya National Park and Hiriwadunna Village Tour | Flat 26% off

9H

Habarana

This full-day adventure tour provides a chance to explore a countryside village in Sri Lanka and endure some of the authentic rural activities with a traditional Sri Lankan lunch followed by an exciting game drive in Minneriya National Park which is well-known for elephants. It is a unique activity that most of the tourists have never missed.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel in Habarana and drive to lush Sri Lankan countryside by Safari jeep. -Meet your local guide at the starting point of trekking and walk through the tiny rural village of Hiriwadunna. Also, you will enjoy the bullock cart ride through the paddy fields.-Moving forward, head to a village house and witness some traditional cooking tips and see the Chena cultivation followed by an authentic Sri Lankan Lunch. -After having lunch, enjoy a boat ride at a nearby lake and also you will get a chance to see birds, butterflies, or even a crocodile as well as the villagers fishing or washing clothes at the periphery of the lake.-Continue to your trip, drive to Minneriya National Park by jeep and as you reach there, start your game drive at the National Park. -As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel. Timings: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Duration: 9 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from HabaranaNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 6 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 4,900

INR 3,600

Temples in Kandy, Sri Lanka | Day Tour | Flat 30% off Best Seller
Temples in Kandy, Sri Lanka | Day Tour | Flat 30% off

4H

Kandy

Take a break from the beach and immerse yourself in Sri Lankan culture on this half-day tour from Kandy. Visit the most ancient and historically important temples – Embekke, Lankathilaka, and Gadaladeniya.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel by an air-conditioned car. -Visit Embekke temple which is famous for the intricately carved wooden pillars of its bigger, or drum hall.-Continue to your next stop-  Lankatilake Temple. It is one of the finest temples in the district, built on a huge rock outcrop and painted a pale blue rather than the usual white.-Moving forward to the last destination- Gadaladeniya Temple. It is a Buddhist temple with a Hindu extension that is a similar age to the Lankatilake Temple and the Embekka Devale.-As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel. Timings: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm Time duration: 4 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from KandyNote: -Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 8 people are required to book this tour. 
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28 Ratings

4.0

28 Ratings

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INR 2,750

INR 1,900

Sigiriya Rock Fortress Day Tour with Village Experience Best Seller
Sigiriya Rock Fortress Day Tour with Village Experience

2H

Colombo

Gateway to the wonder of Sri Lanka, Colombo has a rich colonial heritage and boasts of having some very scenic and popular attractions. You would want to relax, try local food or indulge in leisure activities, Colombo has it all. Get a chance to head out of the city and go on an incredible journey with Sigiriya Rock Fortress day tour with village experience.What To Expect:Explore the beautiful Lion's Rock Fortress:Sigiriya or Lion's Rock Fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and locals call it Eighth Wonder of the World. Sigiriya Rock Fortress day tour allows you to explore the ancient palace and fortress complex with significant archaeological importance.Climb up 1,200 Steps to See the Magnificent Views:This Lion-like structure has a lot to offer. Begin your 1,200 steps climb up to the top of the fortress to bask in the awesome view of the surrounding area. An open-air spiral stairway leads to a long, sheltered gallery in the sheer rock face awaits you on the halfway.Join the Daily Tasks of Hiriwadunna Village:From a bullock cart ride to cooking class and a fishing trip, experience all of it with Sigiriya Rock Fortress day tour. Engaging in the daily activities of the villagers will help you have an insider look at the culture and traditions of the place.Get Driven to Sigiriya In a Comfortable Vehicle:Sigiriya Rock Fortress day tour with village experience comes with hassle-free transfer service. Get transferred to the location in an air-conditioned and spacious car that will keep you at complete ease. Book the package for perfect Sri Lanka memories.Know Before You Go:Pick-up Timings: 5:40 am (within Colombo city limits)Vehicle Options:- Car (up to 3 people): Toyota Axio, Prius Hybrid, Premio/Honda Fit Shuttle or similar- Mini Van (4-7 people): Toyota KDH/Nissan Caravan or similar- Children aged 4 - 11 years can avail child ticket.- Infants under the age of 3 years can avail the package for free.- A minimum of 2 people are required to book this tour.
Very Good

32 Ratings

3.0

32 Ratings

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INR 4,999

INR 4,050

Hiriwadunna Village Tour | Sri-lankan Lunch | Flat 26% off Best Seller
Hiriwadunna Village Tour | Sri-lankan Lunch | Flat 26% off

5H

Habarana

Get out of the city and explore the rural village of Hiriwaduna on this half-day tour. Depart from your Habarana hotel in a jeep and make your way with your driver-guide to the village of Hiriwadunna. Travel rural village trails on a bullock cart on your way to the lake. Enjoy a local lunch with villagers.About the tour:-You will be picked from your hotel in Habarana by jeep and drive to lush Sri Lankan countryside. -As you reach the starting point, you will meet with your local guide which will accompany you on the tour.  stroll through the tiny rural village of Hiriwadunna. Find the man-made reservoir, surrounded by a scrub jungle and a hive or morning activity. You will enjoy a bullock cart ride through the paddy fields.-Visit the village house and witness some traditional cooking tips and see the Chena cultivation followed by an authentic Sri Lankan Lunch.-Hop into a boat and sail to the other side of a lake. As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel. Timings: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Time duration: 5 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from HabaranaNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour. 
Very Good

41 Ratings

3.0

41 Ratings

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INR 2,100

INR 1,550

Heeloya Tourism Village Trekking, Book @ Flat 18% off Best Seller
Heeloya Tourism Village Trekking, Book @ Flat 18% off

10H

Kandy

Heeloya, based in the Kandy district, implies to a peaceful village in Sri Lanka which caters great scope of sightseeing activities, rendering immense peace to the visitors.   The visitors get a chance to witness the typical village culture and the beautiful agricultural composition of the location.About the Activity:The Heeloya Village trekking package lets you grasp the rural culture of Sri Lanka and undergo a fun-filled sightseeing activity. Witness the ancient Sri Lankan village composition and the lifestyle of the local people. You shall be able to observe how the proceedings of hearing a case is made by the village-headman and their ways of paddy cultivation, home gardening, livestock, spice plantations, toddy tapping, handicrafts, bee-keeping, etc.The package comes with comfortable hotel pickup & drop off facility along with letting you grab delicious lunch and refreshments. The tour is also accompanied with the assistance of an experienced and licensed multilingual local guide. The package is inclusive of all government taxes.Timings: The package has a duration of 10 hours, where the tour begins at 6 am and ends at 4 pm.Start/End Location: The package comes with convenient pickup and drop off facility to and from your hotel or residence in Kandy.Note: The minimum number of persons required to book this package is 2.
Superb

26 Ratings

4.0

26 Ratings

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INR 2,700

INR 2,200

Sigiriya Village and Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tour | 23% off Best Seller
Sigiriya Village and Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tour | 23% off

7H

Dambulla

Enjoy the type of insights into village life you can only achieve with a guide on this private tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site Sigiriya and a local village. First, climb the towering rock to the ruined fortress-city. Next, head into the countryside for a walk, a bullock cart ride, and a tuk-tuk ride.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel by tuk-tuk and drive to Sigiriya. -Ascend the 5th-century rock fortress of Sigiriya.-Visit a rural village in Sri Lanka and experience authentic village life with a Traditional Sri Lankan Lunch. Hop into a boat for a short cruise across the lake, then climb into a bullock cart which will take you to a village house.-As the tour concludes, you will be taken back to your hotel. Timings: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Duration: 7 HoursStarting/Ending Point:  Your Hotel from Sigiriya.Note:-Minimum 2 people are required to book the tour. 
Very Good

36 Ratings

3.0

36 Ratings

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INR 5,900

INR 4,500

Dambulla Cave Temple and Village Tour | Book @ Flat 27% off Best Seller
Dambulla Cave Temple and Village Tour | Book @ Flat 27% off

6H

Dambulla

Discover the Dambulla Cave Temple and experience traditional Sri Lankan village life. You will also get a chance to see a traditional cooking demonstration in a rural village house, before sitting down for an authentic Sri Lankan lunch. Further, you will enjoy the sightseeing of paddy fields, bullock cart ride and traditional catamaran ride in a lake. About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel by a tuk-tuk and drive to Cave Temple of Dambulla. -Visit Dambulla Cave temple that consists of five caves with over 2000 sq. meters of painted walls and ceilings. -Arrive at a rural village of Dambulla and proceed with a small walk before starting the bullock cart ride. During your ride, you will pass through some wonderful paddy fields and other countryside attractions. Take a catamaran ride on a lake before visiting a farm and observing cultivation techniques.-After that enjoy a traditional live cooking demonstration followed by an authentic Sri Lankan lunch in a village house.-Leave the village and proceed back to your hotel by TukTuk.Timings: 08:30 am- 03:00 pm Time duration: 6.5 - 7 HoursStarting/Ending Point:  Your Hotel from SigiriyaNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book the tour.-Maximum 8 people are required to book the tour. 
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

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INR 4,800

INR 3,500

Dambana Village Tour | Book @ Flat 22% off Best Seller
Dambana Village Tour | Book @ Flat 22% off

11H

Kandy

This full-day tour will provide a chance to explore a remote indigenous jungle village and meet the people who live there, get to know about their traditions, and gain a unique insight into their way of life.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel in a private air-conditioned vehicle and drive to Dambana.-Visit Dambana which is a remote jungle village of indigenous people that is situated about 100km from Kandy, Sri Lanka. Visitors to this fascinating village get a chance to meet and chat with the people who live there, learn about their traditions, and gain a unique insight into their way of life.-Further, enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant and then you will be driven back to your hotel in Kandy.Timings: 6:00 am - 5:30 pm Time duration: 11.5 HoursStarting/Ending Point: Your hotel from KandyNote:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 8 people are required to book this tour. 
Superb

41 Ratings

4.0

41 Ratings

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INR 6,600

INR 5,100

Trip to Kandy, Book Now @ Flat 12% off Best Seller
Trip to Kandy, Book Now @ Flat 12% off

15H

Kandy

Kandy, a famous spot in the Sri Lankan city imparts great richness in historical as well as religious composition. The location is widely called as the Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic that marks the habitat of several remarkable museums and iconic attractions. The spot is ideal for gathering peace and caters immense delight to the visitors.About the Activity:With the last kingdom private day tour in Kandy, you will be able to visit prominent spots of Kandy such as Spice Garden at Mawanella, Tea factory in Giragama, Temple of Tooth Relic, Market Square, Upper Lake Drive, Gem Lapidary, and the Wood Carving Center in Kandy. Since the existence of lush greenery prevails in the location, you will be able to travel through tropical plantations and dense hills. The package also provides with a delicious lunch at Oak-ray restaurant.The package is inclusive of Hotel pick-up and drop off by an air-conditioned vehicle in Colombo, Mount Lavinia, Negombo, Wadduwa, Kalutara, Waskaduwa, Beruwala, Bentota, Ahungalla and Waikkal and provides you with a delicious lunch along with chilled beer. You shall also be provided with a professional chauffeur guide and one bottle of water during the tour. Also, the package is inclusive of entrance fees to the sites and all government taxes.Starting Point of the Activity: The tour activity begins with picking you up from your Colombo/Negombo.Timings: The activity package will commence from 6 am and last till 9 pm.Note: Minimum 2 and maximum 8 persons are required to book the package.
Very Good

26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

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INR 3,900

INR 3,400

Kandy Nuwara Eliya Tour, Book Now @ Flat 23% off Best Seller
Kandy Nuwara Eliya Tour, Book Now @ Flat 23% off

2D/1N

Colombo

Kandy, a famous spot in the Sri Lankan city, imparts great richness in historical as well as religious composition. The location is widely called as the Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic that marks the habitat of several remarkable museums and iconic attractions. The spot is ideal for gathering peace and caters immense delight to the visitors.About the Activity:With the 2-Day Kandy and Nuwara Eliya tour, you get to explore the primary uplands of Sri Lanka and enjoy a delightful sightseeing activity that takes you to the prominent locations of the city. The tour lets you grasp the beauty of waterfalls and tea plantations along with mountains, valleys, botanical gardens, temples that would hold you mesmerized at the overall composition of Kandy. You will also be able to enjoy a boat ride which would let you grab some everlasting memories.The package is inclusive of Hotel pick-up and drop off by an air-conditioned vehicle in Colombo and delicious meals such as two lunches, one dinner and one breakfast along with one bottle of beer during the dinner. The tour is inclusive of overnight accommodation in a 3- Star Hotel and all entry fees to Peradeniya garden, Gregory lake and Victoria park along with boat charges. You shall also be provided with an English-speaking professional chauffeur guide. Also, the package is inclusive of all government taxes.Starting Point of the Activity: The tour activity begins with picking you up from your Colombo.Timings: The activity package will commence from 6 am in the morning.Note: Minimum 2 persons and maximum 12 persons are required to book the package.
Superb

27 Ratings

4.0

27 Ratings

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INR 11,000

INR 8,400

Colombo Temples Tour with Lunch, Book @ Flat 20% off Best Seller
Colombo Temples Tour with Lunch, Book @ Flat 20% off

10H

Colombo

Colombo has a great history and it is one of the most beautiful cities in South Asia.  Doing a tour in the countryside of Colombo is a great experience as there are many places of interest. This temple trail covers important temples in Sri Lanka and also savor a Sri Lankan Lunch at a restaurant with some refreshments and water during this TukTuk trail.About the tour:-You will be picked up from your hotel in Colombo or Mount Lavinia by one of our team members.-Passing some beautiful paddy fields and narrow roads, you will reach Korathota Rock Temple that has been found in nearly 6th century BC.-Now proceed to Nawagamuwa. On the way, you will stop for a light refreshment with king coconut. It's time for a Sri Lankan Lunch at a local restaurant.-After having lunch, reach Rankaduwa Buddhist & Hindu Temple and attend the puja with fruit offerings to the god. Then moving forward, visit  Kalaniya Temple which is one of the most important Buddhist sanctuaries in Sri Lanka.-As the tour concludes, you will be dropped off to your hotel in Colombi or Mount Lavinia. Your tour ends here with lots of memories. Temple covered:Korathota Rock Temple Nawagamuwa Buddhist & Hindu templeRankaduwa Buddhist & Hindu TempleKalaniya TempleTimings: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm Time duration: 11 HoursStarting/Ending Point:  Your Hotel from Colombo or Mount Lavinia.Note:-Minimum 2 people are required to book this tour.-Maximum 6 people are required to book this tour.
Superb

37 Ratings

4.0

37 Ratings

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INR 2,625

INR 2,100

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