Elephant Tour

Our Unique Proposition

We are a Sri Lankan family owned company who have travelled extensively in Sri Lanka for over 35 years sourcing new destinations, experiencing first hand new accommodation options and activities and are experts in crafting itineraries for our clients.

We focus on enhancing our guest experience by offering sustainable unique experiences, boutique accommodation, highly experienced guides and an opportunity to interact with and enrich the lives of the local community.

Client experience, product knowledge and strong supplier relationships is what we pride ourselves in

Your clients are our top priority

We are passionate about serving your clients and ensure that this is at the forefront of what we deliver.

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Your clients are our top priority
We understand the nuances of travel in Sri Lanka

Our sales and product teams have had overnight stays in over 50 hotels, visited over 200 hotels and personally experienced over 50 excursions that we offer across the island.

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We understand the nuances of travel in Sri Lanka
We have strong, long-standing relationships with suppliers

Being in business for 36 years we have forged strong relationships with our accommodation and experience providers and only work with the best in the business.

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We have strong, long-standing relationships with suppliers
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Meet the Team

Counting over 35 years in the industry, we have a well experienced and dedicated team who have been crafting tailor made tours for our clients. We are constantly on the road experiencing new accommodation or experiences as we gain first-hand knowledge. With flexible work from home arrangements we are able to provide clients with a fast turn around of quotes and communication. Read More

Our Affiliations

Our long-standing customers say we are a pleasure to work with

Efficient quoting, backed up with excellent first hand product knowledge from the Pan Lanka team, delivers consistently excellent experiences for our clients. Driver Guides are trained, informed and friendly, delivering the best possible holiday for our clients.

Neil

Director, UK

We have worked closely with Pan Lanka Travels for over 10 years and consider them to be both an exemplary business partner and a long-term friend. Their consistently high level of service in all areas – from itinerary planning to operational details to hotel negotiations to the assignment of talented/caring guides – has been a hallmark of how their business is conducted and helped our business to grow substantially in Sri Lanka.

Shawn

Destination Head, UK

Pan Lanka has been a long term partner of Insider Journeys providing seamless high quality travel experiences. You can relax when clients are on the ground as you know that all arrangements will be meticulously taken care of. Many thanks to the team at Pan Lanka for always looking after everything.

Luke

Senior Product Manager, Australia

Of all the countries we work with, I can genuinely say that Pan Lanka are the best in terms of how they look after our clients and their ease and speed to deal with. They keep up to date with new product and are always innovative and creative. A family run business that is always pleasure to deal with.

Nick

Tour Operator Owner, Australia

We have been working with Pan Lanka since 2015 and have consistently received extremely high standards of service throughout the entire process from obtaining quotes to ensuring our clients have the best possible experience. Professional, reliable, and trustworthy, Pan Lanka are a pleasure to work with.

Chris

Tour Operator Owner, UK

Audley Travel has worked with Gulam, Ratten and the team at Pan Lanka for 15 years since launching the Sri Lanka program. During that period we have significantly grown our business to become the leader in tailor made tours to Sri Lanka. Their attention to detail, fast quote turnaround and in-depth knowledge of the country were key factors in our growth.

Rogier

Head of Programme, UK

I have worked with Pan Lanka for over 10 years, bringing them on board when I have personally moved companies within the UK. This is testament to the service they offer, their responsiveness and their willingness to move forward with the times. I can genuinely recommend them as a brilliant option if you are looking for a quality DMC that can service more discerning tastes and clients quickly and efficiently.

Kate

Head of Product, UK

Of the 40 different suppliers that we work with around the world, Pan Lanka are easily one of the most professional and pleasurable to deal with. They truly inspire confidence, and have a genuine passion that is built around ensuring our guests have the best possible experience.

Harry

General Manager, UK

I have known the Pan Lanka team for over 10 years, and utilized their services for a wide range of Sri Lanka client experiences: beach, culture and wildlife itineraries, tailor-made holidays and groups, and a range of accommodation standards. Pan Lanka have always provided professional, prompt and competitively-priced services, developed excellent working relationships, and maintained strong relationships across the industry.

Eric

Product Manager, Australia
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Sustainability

At Pan Lanka we are extremely conscious about our people, our environment, and our heritage. Itineraries we plan, accommodation, and activities we recommend are carefully selected with sustainability at its core. Our priority is to work with the locals and give an opportunity to our clients to get to know the people, their customs, their food, and their lifestyles so that they have an enriching holiday. Read More

Featured Hotels and Experiences

Trek to Heeloya Village – Knuckles range

A remote agricultural village Heeloya is located in the heart of the Knuckles mountain range. The main livelihood of the village community is paddy cultivation, home gardening, livestock and spices. Villagers engage in toddy tapping, handicrafts, bee-keeping, traditional dances etc., as supplementary income sources. As a traditional village, it sti

Trek to Heeloya Village – Knuckles range

A remote agricultural village Heeloya is located in the heart of the Knuckles mountain range. The main livelihood of the village community is paddy cultivation, home gardening, livestock and spices. Villagers engage in toddy tapping, handicrafts, bee-keeping, traditional dances etc., as supplementary income sources. As a traditional village, it sti

Bougainvillea Retreat

The Tuscan style villa was originally a private home. With a Mediterranean touch, it comprises a large sitting room and a dining area. Located right next to the Victoria lake, the sunrise over the Knuckles mountain range would be an every-day sight for guests. Tucked away from the house is the Garden spa that offers various traditional massages, tr

Bougainvillea Retreat

The Tuscan style villa was originally a private home. With a Mediterranean touch, it comprises a large sitting room and a dining area. Located right next to the Victoria lake, the sunrise over the Knuckles mountain range would be an every-day sight for guests. Tucked away from the house is the Garden spa that offers various traditional massages, tr

Aarunya Nature Resort

Overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Knuckles Mountain Range, surrounded by tea and spice gardens rests this luxury, private resort that consists of 9 modern private villas. Containing an outdoor infinity swimming pool, which provides breathtaking views of the vast flora of the Knuckles mountain range, Aarunya remains to be a truly unique

Aarunya Nature Resort

Overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Knuckles Mountain Range, surrounded by tea and spice gardens rests this luxury, private resort that consists of 9 modern private villas. Containing an outdoor infinity swimming pool, which provides breathtaking views of the vast flora of the Knuckles mountain range, Aarunya remains to be a truly unique

Cycling in Hantana

This is a 3 - 4-hour adventure cycle tour which is carried out in a leisurely manner. The guests will be picked up from their hotel in Kandy and will soon be transferred to the starting point which is the Ceylon Tea Museum. Then begins the ride that is known as the Popular Hantana climb. The journey will take the traveler through the flora and faun

Cycling in Hantana

This is a 3 - 4-hour adventure cycle tour which is carried out in a leisurely manner. The guests will be picked up from their hotel in Kandy and will soon be transferred to the starting point which is the Ceylon Tea Museum. Then begins the ride that is known as the Popular Hantana climb. The journey will take the traveler through the flora and faun

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