Travelling with your family is one of the most enriching experiences you can have, and there’s no better time than now to experience a Sri Lanka family holiday. With its diverse cultures, rich history and stunning natural environments, there’s plenty for kids and adults alike to see and experience on the jewel of the Indian Ocean. Travelling is a great way to expose a growing family to new cultures and ways of living. Sri Lanka offers a safe and exciting destination for families to allow their little one’s minds to grow. Here are our three biggest tips for travelling to Sri Lanka with your family.

1. Planning your family holiday ahead is a must

When you travel with your little ones in tow, it pays to plan ahead. Setting out a detailed itinerary before you go means there’ll be few unexpected surprises along the way. We know that having a plan makes it easier for adults to relax knowing that the whole family are being taken care of. The aim of a family holiday is to ensure that you make the most out of every minute you share together.

The best way to do this? Sit down with a dedicated travel consultant before you book anything. A good consultant will learn about your family’s tastes and travel preferences. This way, you can ensure you plan an itinerary that includes all your preferred destinations and ensure each place is family friendly.

2. Book spaces that are child-friendly

Your travel consultant and on ground tour guide know the local spots inside and out. Families can use this expertise to their advantage to get recommend restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions that are family friendly. When travelling with your family it’s also important you and your children feel secure with plenty of space to play and relax. Your consultant and guide will take you to places where your kids can learn lessons they wouldn’t encounter in the classroom and ensure you’re all kept safe along the way.

3. Get value for money

There’s no doubt travelling with the whole family can prove pricey. As your family grows, your holiday budget needs to grow with it. Booking a private tour can actually be a more cost-effective option. Your travel consultant can show you deals for families and recommend affordable transport options for multiple people. This will get your family to where they want to be comfortably and at a price that suits your budget.

So what are you waiting for. Take your family on the trip of a lifetime where they can learn about ancient cultures and be wowed by the amazing wildlife opportunities.