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Tailor-made holidays to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Tikalanka is the online
tailor-made travel specialist
to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Welcome to Tikalanka

Tikalanka specialises in tailor-made holidays to Sri Lanka and Maldives, ensuring that each individual holiday is organised to suit your wishes. Unlike larger package tour companies, we are completely flexible in our Sri Lanka and Maldives holidays. Tailor-made holidays
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Why choose Tikalanka?

If you want to see the highlights of Sri Lanka as well as its hidden treasures, and experience the real Sri Lanka on your very own private independent tour while staying in carefully selected accommodation to suit all budgets, then Tikalanka, the Sri Lanka and Maldives holiday specialist, is for you!

What makes us different

  • John (UK) and Pathi (Sri Lanka) became close friends before founding Tikalanka and have a passion for showing interested travellers the real Sri Lanka.
  • We have our own offices in the UK and Sri Lanka, as well as our own dedicated team of chauffeur guides who are all trained and licensed by the Sri Lanka Tourist Board, unlike other tour operators.
  • We provide expert planning of individual itineraries with our intimate and in-depth knowledge of Sri Lanka.
  • Unlike larger package tour companies, our Sri Lanka and Maldives holidays are truly tailor-made and created to your very own interests and requirements.
  • For serious enquiries, we offer a complimentary home visit service, which allows us to meet you face-to-face to discuss your holiday or honeymoon ideas in detail.
Please call us on 020 313 76 763 or email us at holidays@tikalanka.com to discuss your holiday, wedding or honeymoon ideas in more detail.

Jaffna and Northern Province - Sri Lanka - October 2014
When you receive permission to travel on the A9 road north of Omantai, the island's last remaining security checkpoint and a vestige of the civil war, the flatlands of Northern More...

East Coast and thereabouts - Sri Lanka - May & October 2014
The east coast of Sri Lanka has only been open again for business since the end of the civil war in 2009. However, before the conflict started in 1983, the east coast was the More...

Hill Country spectacular - Sri Lanka - October 2014
Not an easy place to find or access but Amba Estate Farmstay and Clove Tree Cottage near Ella in the southern Hill Country are definitely worth the effort. Arriving in monsoon More...

Island hopping in Paradise - Maldives - May 2014
The short hop from Sri Lanka to Maldives makes this an ideal island combination for a special holiday or honeymoon. Arriving late at the diminutive international airport island More...

Paradise Lost? - Maldives - May 2014
Paradise Lost? Never! Medhufushi Island Resort, our second stop, is quite special, too, and it is simply that Angsana Ihuru is pretty much the perfect Maldivian island for us More...

Paradise Regained! - Maldives - May 2014
The final stop of our whirlwind tour of Maldives is Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa, another short speedboat ride away from Malé immediately following our return More...

Camping at Yala outside of the park - Sri Lanka - October 2014
Since the government embargo on running safari camps within national parks in October 2012, most of the camping at Yala has moved into the so-called 'buffer zone' More...

The Knuckles, a unique experience beyond Kandy - Sri Lanka - October 2014
The drive up to Madulkelle in the Knuckles Mountain Range north of Kandy is quite spectacular, although the road itself is not that great in places, particularly the last More...

Online tailor-made holiday planner to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Tikalanka has developed a unique online tailor-made holiday planner. Sophisticated and user-friendly, the holiday planner enables you to create your very own holiday to Sri Lanka and Maldives at your leisure! To explore and plan your route, excursions and activities, as well as choose the type and style of accommodation that suits you best, simply click on Holiday planner and log in!

Pre-planned holidays to Sri Lanka and Maldives

Tikalanka also offers carefully structured holidays to Sri Lanka and Maldives, which for some visitors may be the ideal way to tour the islands without missing out on their many highlights. Just click on Pre-planned holidays for details of our suggested itineraries for holidays to Sri Lanka and Maldives.

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Responsible travel

Tikalanka actively encourages responsible and sustainable travel to Sri Lanka and Maldives and makes a contribution to community projects in Sri Lanka for every holiday booked. We are a member of ResponsibleTravel.com, a supporter of 'Know Before You Go' and the Born Free Foundation, and advocate carbon neutral flights. For more details, go to Responsible travel

Weddings, Honeymoons and Wedding Gift List

Tikalanka will be delighted to arrange your perfect wedding in Sri Lanka or Maldives – even in a hot air balloon if you wish! – and we can offer a variety of luxury holidays to Sri Lanka and Maldives for your ideal honeymoon. We also are pleased to offer a complimentary Wedding Gift List, where your honeymoon itinerary acts as a list of voucher ideas for family and friends to purchase as wedding gifts. For more details, go to Weddings and Honeymoons

Your Financial Protection

All of the flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. Our ATOL number is 6425. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our Booking Conditions for further information or ATOL Certificate for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate.

ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services shown on our website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking if you decide to arrange your own flights or fly from cities outside of the UK.