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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

Traditional Drumming Lessons

Traditional drums have been the cornerstone of the Sri Lankan’s way of life for more than 2000 years. It is played on occasions of cultural significance and at all stages in the circle of life. Get lessons from a traditional teacher who descends from a long line of professional drummers, in his home 20 mins from Kandy town.

Traditional Drumming Lessons

Traditional drums have been the cornerstone of the Sri Lankan’s way of life for more than 2000 years. It is played on occasions of cultural significance and at all stages in the circle of life. Get lessons from a traditional teacher who descends from a long line of professional drummers, in his home 20 mins from Kandy town.

Haritha Villas

Nestled on a hill, 900m away from the beach of Hikkaduwa, Haritha villas is a unique property that offers a serene getaway for guests. It comprises 2 colonial mansions and 7 contemporary villas. The colonial mansion could work well for families travelling together whereas the 7 villas could be ideal for couples. Each private villa comprises a priva

Haritha Villas

Nestled on a hill, 900m away from the beach of Hikkaduwa, Haritha villas is a unique property that offers a serene getaway for guests. It comprises 2 colonial mansions and 7 contemporary villas. The colonial mansion could work well for families travelling together whereas the 7 villas could be ideal for couples. Each private villa comprises a priva

The Merchant Galle Fort

Located within the coastal heritage capsule of Galle Fort, this is an 18th century property converted to a boutique hotel. It comprises 14 exquisite luxury rooms that are bound to provide the utmost comfort to the traveler. The former colonial residence has been designed with the contemporary style, adopting echo minimalism to uniquely stand out fr

The Merchant Galle Fort

Located within the coastal heritage capsule of Galle Fort, this is an 18th century property converted to a boutique hotel. It comprises 14 exquisite luxury rooms that are bound to provide the utmost comfort to the traveler. The former colonial residence has been designed with the contemporary style, adopting echo minimalism to uniquely stand out fr

The Paddy & Lake Cycling Trail

This is an interesting cycling trail along the villages and paddy  fields in the close proximity of Galle. The coastal lines are lesser known for its paddy and other cultivations and the livelihoods attached to it. This trail will enable you to understand the less travelled, hidden paths of the inlands of the coastal areas. You will observe the

The Paddy & Lake Cycling Trail

This is an interesting cycling trail along the villages and paddy  fields in the close proximity of Galle. The coastal lines are lesser known for its paddy and other cultivations and the livelihoods attached to it. This trail will enable you to understand the less travelled, hidden paths of the inlands of the coastal areas. You will observe the

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