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Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Gay Tour

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Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Gay Group Tour

Negombo beach, Dambulla, Kandy, Nuwara Elliya, Tissamahrama, Hikkaduwa, Mount Lavinia, and more!

15 Days From/To Colombo, Sri Lanka

August 10 – 24, 2024


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Dambulla, Sri Lanka gay tourThis wonderfully relaxed and interesting gay group tour to Sri Lanka (Ceylon) gives tour members the major tourist attractions of the country in comfort and in the company of other gays. It is a varied itinerary that includes historical sites, beaches, national wildlife parks and cultural experiences. Plus the fun of the gay group with welcome and farewell parties and the opportunity of making new friends.

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A popular grand gay group tour of the island, seeing ancient capitals, elephant sanctuaries, mountain retreats and wild life reserves. Plus wonderful beaches and coastal national parks.

Stay in the best gay friendly hotels and have the service of gay friendly drivers and guides.

Sri Lanka is known for its immense natural beauty and culture. Visit the sandy Negombo beach and enjoy the beautiful palm tree landscape, then head to the exquisite town of Dembulla with a visit to the Golden cave temple. See the cultural beauty and the charm of the town of Kandy and the beautiful and vivid Nuwara Eliya city where you will see some of nature’s finest gifts. Visit historical Tissamaharam and Yala National Park, finishing with the east coast cities of Hikkaduwa, Galle Mount Lavinia and Colombo and their beautiful beaches.


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Located in the Indian Ocean southwest of the Bay of Bengal, Sri Lanka is a beauty – Lion’s Rock, Negumbo Beach, Golden Cave Temple in Dembula and the scenic Nuwara Eliya are some of the places that complete its attractions. Sri Lanka has a rich Buddhist heritage along with diverse ethnicities, languages and many religions. Travel to the country and see its natural beauty and experience the places for its fascinating features.

Although homosexual activity remains illegal in Sri Lanka, the gay scene is still visible, and without difficulty you can meet other gay men, and will find gay friendly locals and travelers.


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Sri Lanka Gay Tour Highlights

• All gay group with fun and parties

• Relax on beautiful tropical beaches

• Experience the magnicicent scenery

• Perhaps sight a leopard in the National Park

• Experience the famous Sri Lankan hospitality

• Visit to elephant orphanage and feeding elephants.

• Jeep safari at Yala national park and possible chance of sighting leopards.

• Stay in the quaint hill station of Nuwara-Eliya and visit Hortons Plain and Land End.

• See the World Heritage famous Temple of the Tooth and delightful Botanical Gardens in Kandy.

• Kandian folk dance performance at Kandy.


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Sri Lanka Gay Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka / Negombo
Arrive Colombo international airport (CMB). Upon arrival – meet and greet, transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Overnight in Negombo.
Meals: Dinner


Day 2 - Negombo
Sri Lanka gay tour - Negombo beachBreakfast at hotel.

Full day at leisure – enjoy the beach, massage or individual exploring. Lunch at restaurant.

Prepare for the coach-tour starting the next day.

Welcome drinks and dinner party at restaurant.

Negombo city is an ideal and liberal place with luxury life style and relaxing beaches. Remains of colonization are located here such as the Dutch fort, Old Portuguese, Dutch houses, Administrative buildings, Churches and the ceiling frescoes of St. Mary's cathedral church.
Negumbo offers a happening gay scene - seaside dining, bars and friendly hotels are all easy to get.

Overnight in Negombo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 3 - Elephant Orphanage / Sigiriya / Dambulla ( Drive 127 Kms. approx 3 Hours)
Sri Lanka gay tour - Sigiriya RockBreakfast at hotel.

Early departure for elephant orphanage.

Continue to Dambulla and visit Golden Cave Temple.

Lunch at restaurant. Check into hotel.

Afternoon visit to Sigiriya Rock Fortress.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Dambulla
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 4 - Dambulla - Polonnaruwa & Elephant Ride
Sri Lanka gay tour - Polonnaruwa Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning drive to Polonnaruwa ruins with its great irrigation project.

Lunch en route.

Afternoon elephant ride through the countryside of Habarana.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Dambulla
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 5 - Dambulla / Matale Spice Garden / Kandy (Drive 72 Kms Approx 1 hour 15 min)
Sri Lanka gay tour - spice gardenBreakfast at hotel.

Morning – coach departure for Kandy.

En route visit spice garden in Matale.

Lunch at restaurant.

Arrive Kandy and check in to hotel.

In the evening, watch a cultural performance by traditional Kandyan Dancers and drummers.

Dinner at hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Kandy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 6 - Kandy
Sri Lanka Gay tour - Temple of the Tooth, KandyBreakfast at the hotel.

Morning – sightseeing in Kandy with visit to the Botanical Gardens and world famous Temple of the Tooth.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Free-time afternoon – visit the markets, shop and go for individual sightseeing.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Kandy
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 7 - Kandy / Nuwara-Eliya (Drive 75 Kms Approx. 1 hour 30 min)
Sri Lanka gay tour - Nuwara EliyaBreakfast at the hotel.

Drive to Nuwara-Eliya.

En-route, visit a factory of the popular Sri Lankan Tea.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Arrive in Nuwara-Eliya and check-in to hotel.

Afternoon sightseeing of Nuwara-Eliya - "Little England".

Rest of the day at your leisure.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Nuwara-Eliya
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 8 - Nuwara-Eliya
Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka gay tourBreakfast at the hotel.

Morning – drive to Hortons Plains and Worlds End.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Free-time afternoon for relaxing; enjoy the high altitude climate and fresh air.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Nuwara-Eliya
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 9 - Nuwara-Eliya / Tissamaharama (Drive 148 Kms Approx 2 hours 45 minutes)
Sri Lanka gay tour - TissamaharamaBreakfast at the hotel.

Drive to Tissamaharama, stopping at waterfalls and interesting places along the way.

Check-in to hotel. Lunch at a restaurant.

Afternoon – visit the ancient ruins in this rural town.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Tissamaharama
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 10 - Tissamaharama - Yala National Park Safari
Yala National Park gay safariBreakfast at the hotel.

Morning ­ 4WD jeep safari of 4 to 5 hours through Yala National Park.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Local sightseeing in the afternoon.

Dinner at the hotel.

Overnight in Tissamaharama
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 11 - Tissamaharama / Hikkaduwa (Galle) (Drive 173 Kms Approx 2 Hours 45 mins)
Sri Lanka gay tour - GalleBreakfast at the hotel.

Early departure for coach trip to Galle.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Afternoon sightseeing of city including the colonial Dutch Fort.

Visit Hikkaduwa with glass bottom boat trip, see the colourful corals.

Check-in to hotel and dinner.

A place with natural beauty, golden sands and friendly people, Galle is a seaside town situated in Sri Lanka’s South Province. Galle’s important tourist attractions are Galle Dutch Fort, Galle Cricket Stadium, Gin Ganga and the longest bridge of the island Wakwella Bridge.

Overnight in Hikkaduwa (Galle)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 12 - Hikkaduwa - Madu River Boat Tour
Madu River Boat TourBreakfast at the hotel.

Morning – drive to Madu River and go for a boat tour.

Visit a turtle farm and then go to Galle for lunch.

Free-afternoon for individual sightseeing and shopping.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

Overnight in Hikkaduwa (Galle)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 13 - Hikkaduwa / Colombo / Mount Lavinia (Drive 100 Kms Approx 2 Hours)
Sri Lanka gay tour - ColomboBreakfast at the hotel.

Morning-drive for city tour of Colombo.

Lunch, then afternoon visit bazaars etc.

Drive to suburban Mount Lavinia, check-in to hotel.

Evening possible to experience Colombo night life.

Dinner at the hotel restaurant.

The largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo which is located in the western province. It is a vibrant city with a mixture of modern life, colonial buildings and ruins.

Overnight in Mount Lavinia (Colombo)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 14 - Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka gay tour - Mount Lavinia beachBreakfast at the hotel.

More sightseeing and shopping.

Lunch at a restaurant.

Afternoon free for relaxing and enjoying the beach.

Farewell party with drinks and dinner at restaurant.

Overnight in Mount Lavinia (Colombo)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Farewell Dinner


Day 15 - Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. Breakfast at hotel. Full day free for relaxing and enjoying the beach. Lunch at restaurant. Farewell drinks and dinner at restaurant. Transfer to airport.

Tour ends with sweet memories!

Meals: Breakfast


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• 14 nights accommodation in 3 and 4 star modern and heritage gay friendly hotels with all facilities.
• Breakfast provided at hotels. Lunch and dinner at hotel or restaurant.
• All meals provided in hotels or good quality local restaurants
• Assistance at the airport on arrival and and departure.
• Transportation by air conditioned luxury coach with English speaking gay friendly driver.
• All transportation including city tours, sightseeing and transfers
• English speaking professional gay tour manager throughout the tour.
• Services of an English speaking local gay friendly guide at all places.
• All necessary entrance fees
• 4X4 jeep safari in Yala
• Elephant back safari in Habarana
• Boat ride in Maduganga
• Bottled drinking water provided on the coach and in the hotels.
• Wet tissues to clean up face, hands and feet when returning from monuments where shoes are not allowed.
• All service charges and government taxes


Not Included:

• Alcoholic, or soft drinks
• Any personal expenses such as laundry, tips, porterage etc.
• Anything what is not mentioned as included
• International Airfare
• Visa fee if required
Travel Insurance ( Mandatory)


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Trip Notes

Group Size
Maximum of 16 travelers per group plus Tour Leader

Departure is guaranteed, subject to 9 people traveling

Transportation by air conditioned coach with English speaking gay friendly driver. Arrival airport to hotel transfer included. Please provide flight details at time of booking.

The accommodation is on twin sharing basis. The accommodation will be in Modern / Heritage / Boutique hotels (3 and 4 star)

Single travelers
Our group trips are designed for shared accommodation. Single travellers share with people of the same sex for the duration of the trip, in accommodation ranging from twin to multi-share. If we are not or you are not able to find a partner you remain with the option of paying a single supplement. Please note that this only applies to accommodation during the tour. The cost for the same is provided as single supplement.

Gay Scene
Sri lanka is a small country with a meager gay population struggling for their rights. There are many bodies that are fighting for gay rights but all of it is at a very small scale. With us, you can experience the best gay friendly vacation on the beaches of Sri Lanka & stay in the best gay friendly hotels, we provide the best gay or gay friendly guides & drivers. No one will bat an eye on you sharing a same room and even a single king sized bed.

This trip travels to a conservative area. We encourage you to experience the destination and culture will the following in mind:

We do not foresee any problems, however there may be occasions when a same sex couple may be asked to sleep in single beds rather than sharing a double. We appreciate your cooperation.

Public Display of affection
These are frowned upon in this region among all travelers, not just those on an Adventure. This includes holding hands in public.

Gay Activities
This trip does not have any specific gay hosted events, meals or day tours due to the cultural sensitivity of this region. We will do our best to provide a safe, comfortable environment for you and your fellow travelers to experience this culture. Homosexual activity remains illegal in Sri Lanka, however gay scene is still visible, and without difficulty you can meet other gay men, and will find gay friendly locals and travelers. Columbo and Galle are friendly cities offering some gay-friendy restaurants, clubs and hotels. Negumbo offers a happening gay scene - seaside dining, bars and friendly hotels are all easy to get.


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Hotel Samples

The following is a sampling of our preferred properties in some of the locations visited on this tour and is meant to be indicative only. Hotel properties are not confirmed until 30-60 days before trip date.


Paradise Beach Hotel, Negombo

Paradise Beach Hotel, NegomboParadise Beach Hotel offers affordable beachfront accommodation on the golden sands of Negombo Beach. Overlooking the scenic Indian Ocean, it features an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a buffet restaurant.

Hotel Paradise Beach is a 5-minute drive from the lively Negombo Market and historic Dutch Fort. It is a 15-minute drive from Bandaranaike International Airport.

Paradise Beach Hotel roomFeaturing private balconies with ocean views, air-conditioned rooms offer the convenience of a fridge and an attached bathroom. Each has cable TV and tea/coffee making amenities.

Enjoy a selection of Asian and Western dishes as well as hearty buffets at Paradise Beach’s open-air restaurant. After-meal drinks are available at the bar. Lazy afternoons await on loungers by the beach.


Sigiriya Village Hotel, Dambulla

Sigiriya Village HotelSigiriya Village offers well-furnished cottages with the World Heritage Site of Sigirya Rock Fortress as a stunning backdrop. It boasts an outdoor pool, relaxing Ayurvedic massages and tennis courts.

Sigiriya Village Hotel is a 10-minute drive from Sigirya Rock Fortress and a 40-minute drive from Dambulla Cave Temple. Guests can enjoy stunning views of Sigiriya Rock while lounging by the outdoor pool. Other amenities include an Ayurvedic centre and barbecue facilities.

Sigiriya Village Hotel roomTastefully furnished cottages feature local fabrics and classic wood furnishings. Bright and airy, they have air conditioning and an attached bathroom with heated showers.

Hearty buffet breakfasts and international dishes are served in the open-air restaurant. Meals can also be served in cottages.


Queen's Hotel, Kandy

Queen's Hotel, KandyQueen's Hotel is housed in a historical building located 50 m from Kandy Lake. It offers colonial-style accommodation with an outdoor pool and 3 dining options.

Spacious rooms have large windows and hardwood furnishings. Each guestroom is equipped with a minibar, tea/coffee making facilities and a television set. Hot shower facilities are provided in the en suite bathroom.

Queen's Hotel Kandy roomQueen of Hearts Restaurant serves a wide variety of traditional local dishes, and is available for all-day dining. Other dining options include light snacks and refreshing beverages at the Pub Royal and Lounge Bar.

Hotel Queen’s is located 150 m from the Temple of Tooth Relic and 950 m from Udawattekele National Forest Reserve.


Alpine Hotel, Nuwara Eliya

Alpine Hotel, Nuwara EliyaAlpine Hotel is nestled amidst Nuwara Eliya’s lush tropical foliage. Offering two restaurants and a 24-hour front desk, the hotel also provides guests with free Wi-Fi access at all areas.

Housed in a colonial-style building, the hotel is 8 km away from Nanu Oya Railway Station. Nuwara Eliya Town Hall is just opposite the hotel while Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport is 84 km away.

Alpine Hotel Nuwara Eliya roomRooms are well-furnished and feature rustic Sri Lankan-style décor. A sofa seating area and a satellite TV are included in all the rooms. The en suite bathrooms have a bathtub and shower area.

The warm and friendly staff at Alpine Hotel can assist with travel arrangements and ironing services. Various activities including hiking, horse-riding and fishing can be arranged upon request.


Citrus Hikkaduwa Hotel, Hikkaduwa

Citrus Hikkaduwa HotelThis property is 5 minutes walk from the beach. Citrus Hikkaduwa Hotel is located a short 10-minute drive from Hikkaduwa Town. Featuring an Ayurvedic massage centre and an outdoor pool, it offers free Wi-Fi and free parking on site.

Each air-conditioned guestroom comes with tea/coffee making facilities, a minibar and satellite television. The en suite bathroom has bathroom amenities and a hairdryer.

Citrus Hikkaduwa Hotel roomHikkaduwa Citrus offers laundry and dry cleaning services. Car hires and bicycle rentals are both available. Other services include currency exchange and safety deposit.

Lemon Fish Restaurant serves international and local cuisines while refreshing beverages can be enjoyed at the outdoor bar, Summer Salt Bar. Guests can sample exclusive range of cigars and spirits at the Cigar Bar.


Mount Lavinia Hotel, Mount Lavinia (Colombo)

Mount Lavinia Hotel, Mount LaviniaThis property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Boasting a private beach area and a terrace with views of the bay and Colombo’s skyline, Mount Lavinia Hotel offers a relaxing getaway. This colonial-style hotel features a spa and 3 dining options.

Fitted with dark wood furnishings, air-conditioned rooms have satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The private bathrooms offer a hot shower and Ayurvedic toiletries. A dental kit is provided on request.

Mount Lavinia Hotel roomGuests can visit the beachfront CocoSpa for a massage, or relax in the outdoor pool while younger guests play in the children’s pool. A gym and game room are available. Other facilities include 24-hour travel desk, a shopping arcade, and a business centre.

Fresh seafood can be enjoyed at the beachfront restaurant. International buffets are served at The Governors restaurant, while The Terrace offers local and international dishes.


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Sri Lanka Gay Tour Prices

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Tour Only, Per Person, Double Occupancy.

$ 2,650

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Optional Single Supplement - 980 USD

Price does not include payment card charges.

$750 per person deposit payment required at time of booking, balance payment due not later than 90 days prior to departure.


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