Explore Sri Lanka

This island off India’s southeast is a veritable cocktail of delights, from ancient ruins and gorgeous beaches to superb wildlife viewing both on land and at sea, plus friendly people and delicious cuisine. Eco-luxury accommodation abounds, and you can make a difference in many ways, from helping at a dog shelter to turtle conservation to building a home for a family. 

Luxury family volunteer vacation pole fishing in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Highlights

Sri Lanka packs in an enormous amount of variety; some of our favorites are the tea plantations, charming Galle Fort, Blue Whale spotting, leopard spotting in Yala National Park, the elephant gathering in Minneriya, hiking to Sigiriya fortress, and the beaches around Tangalle. 

Luxury voluntourism wild coast Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Eco-Luxury

Sri Lanka has made great strides recently in sustainable luxury travel, with several new openings that are top notch, such as Wild Coast, Tri, The Ark, Mahoora Mobile Camps, and the rustic Mud House. 

Meaningful luxury vacation teaching in Sri-lanka

Make a Difference

Sri Lanka has something for every desire to help. Ravaged by the 2005 tsunami, villages are still living in the aftermath, and we work with one in particular where you can help build homes, provide medical care, or participate in women’s empowerment programs. Elsewhere, you can get involved in sea turtle conservation or help stray dogs get ready for adoption. 

Suggested Sri Lankan Trip Itinerary

Example Price: US$6,890 per adult

This Sri Lankan adventure combines wildlife with beaches with helping make a difference. With a bit of luck you should see leopards, elephants, crocodiles, sloth bears, and many birds. Relax on the beach – even spot Blue Whales – at the end, and start with a few days helping build a home for a family. All in eco-luxury. 

Trip Highlights

  • Immersion in village life 
  • Meaningful interaction 
  • Historic Galle Fort 
  • Life-changing experience building a home 
  • Encountering wildlife such as leopards and elephants 
  • Learning about tea and cinnamon production 
  • Beautiful beaches 

Price Includes

  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Private transfers
  • Expert local guides
  • Meals as specified
  • Volunteering costs
Note: International flights are not included but we are delighted to arrange these for you

Sample Day by Day

Note: This is a sample itinerary - we delight in crafting your dream trip especially for you

Sri Lankan Highlights

Sri Lanka packs in an enormous amount of variety; some of our favorites are the tea plantations, charming Galle Fort, Blue Whale spotting, leopard spotting in Yala National Park, the elephant gathering in Minneriya, hiking to Sigiriya fortress, and the beaches around Tangalle. 

Hotels and lodges shown here are examples of what we call “eco-luxury”, meaning you minimize any environmental impact whilst retaining your creature comforts. 

How to help in Sri Lanka

Get immersed in a rural life in a village that was devastated by tsunami – you can help provide a family with a sound place to call homeparticipate in a women’s empowerment project, help with environmental conservation, or if you have medical or dental skills you can put these to great use. Animal lovers can assist with sea turtles and caring for dogs awaiting rehousing. 

Luxury family volunteer vacation building med Sri-lanka

Build a Home in a Rural Village

Working alongside local expert builders who will supervise you and handle all the tricky parts, leaving you with the easy fun stuff.

Your children can get involved to the level of their ability, and also appreciate how fortunate they are by gaining meaningful insights into local life.  

Note – this is one example amongst several of how you can help in Australia, and we delight in crafting both sightseeing and ways to help to your exact preferences.