SLTDA
Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority

National Tourist Guide

Several travel routes could be taken when travelling around Sri Lanka.

Culture, Heritage and Nature Tours

Buddhist Priest Nuwara Eliya Waterfalls  Heritage Dambulla

Colombo, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, kandy (6-7 days).
This tour will take you around Cultural Trainagle to See Sri Lankas Art, Archeology and nature.

Kandy, Dambulla, Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Mihintale, Giritale and Polonaruwa (6-7 Days). Travel to Kandy by train and proceed to Dambulla via matale and Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress. Then tour to Anuradapura the sacred City and to Giritale and Polonaruwa Cultural Traingle

Recreation, Nature and Wild Life Tours

Tiger in Sri lanka Elephant in Sri lanka Rbear in Sri lanka

Kitulgala, Hatton, Adam's peak, Nuwaraeliya, Hotain Plains, kandy (4 Days) . Take your tour to climb the sacred mountain Sri pada known as Adam's peak and Proceed to Nuwaraeliya after visiting the Natural Heritage Hortain Plains. At Kitulgala you can do white water rafting and bird watching.

Culture, Nature and Wild Life

Polonnaruwa Vatadage Hakgala Flower Garden Gal Vihare Polonnaruwa

Kandy, Nuwaraeliya, Badulla,Ella, Haputale, Hortain Plains, Belihuloya, Bodinagala and Sinharaja. (6 days) This tour will take you though Sri Lankan Hills and Nature as well as Adventure in Ella with quite a lot bird watching. Sinharaja is Sri Lankas Natural Heritage Rain Forest.

Nature and Wild Life Safaris

Peradeniya botanical garden Horton Sri Lanka Peacock Sri Lanka

Sinharaja, Kitulgala, Nuwaraeliya, bandarawela, Haputale, Uda Walawe National Park, Yala national park, Kumana and Bundala Bird Watching and de-tour to colombo via southern Coastal belt of Tangalla, Mirrissa, matara, Weligama, Galla and Hikkaduwa. (6-7 days)

Sea and Wild Life

Galle Sea in Negombo Udawalawe National Park

Enjoy Beach Holidays in Hikkaduwa, Unwatuna, Weligama and Tangalle. Proceed to Yala National park, Udawalawe national Park.

East Coast Sea

Fishing Baruwala Pasikuda Beach Hikkaduwa

Fly to Trincomalee, or Baticaloa in a private helicopter visit Nilaweli, Arugambay, Pasikuada and Kalkuda

Sports, Recreations and Adventure

Water Sports Balloon Tour Biking

Start from Bentota Water Sports, Kalutara Cycling and canoeing, Hikkaduwa Scuaba Diving. Do h Sinharaja rain forest trekking and Kitulgala rafting and Visit to Ella Adventure park. Play golf in Colombo, Victoria - kandy and Nuwaraeliya

Elephants and Wild Life Safari

Elephant in Sri Lanka udawalawe national park Yala National Park

Take north route to Dambulla, Habarana, Minneriya, Wasgomuwa, Maduraoya, Randenigala, Inginiyagala, Lahugala, Yala and Udawalawe.

Training Programs

There are two types of tour guide training programs.

National Tourist Guide Lecturers

Duration of the course: 4 months

Qualifications:

  • GCE A/L with two passes or GCE O/L
  • Four years experience in handling travel related activities in a travel agency registered with Sri Lanka Tourist board.