Sri Lanka’s national carrier and oneworld member, SriLankan Airlines, sharing the joy of 75 years of Sri Lanka’s independence, extends its closest neighbor, India an invitation to explore the island’s beauty, with the launch ‘Dil full of Sri Lanka,’ its latest range of holiday packages.
Accordingly, ‘Dil full of Sri Lanka,’ is a collection of hearty island charms, carefully CURATED by the Airlines’ leisure arm, ‘SriLankan Holidays’ to capture the most fascinating facets of Sri Lanka. It presents a range of itineraries and experiences that appeal to visitors of different travel interests, with an unbelievable ‘buy one get one free’ offer.
On the momentous occasion of marking 75 years of independence, the Airline takes pride in unveiling a range of holiday experiences that portray Sri Lanka’s trademark cultural vibrancy, ecological beauty, and the inherent hospitality of its people. The journeys are mapped in such a way as to take the travellers through the most attractive holiday getaways such as Dambulla and Kandy of central Sri Lanka, and Galle, Bentota and Colombo of the South.
The packages, each typically created for 2 persons and can be extended to accommodate up to eight travellers, are aimed at couples, families, friends, and siblings who anticipate travelling overseas together, starting with 3 nights with customised add-ons. The packages, that come with attractive rates, are inclusive of return airfare to Colombo with airport taxes from respective destinations, 5-star and 4-star hotel accommodation on bed and breakfast on twin sharing basis featuring Sri Lanka’s best of the hospitality industry and transfers at the destination as per the itinerary shared on srilankan.com.
Currently, the Airline connects nine Indian cities to Colombo with 84 flights a week which include 19 flights out of Chennai, 12 flights out of New Delhi, 10 flights out of Cochin, 9 flights out of Mumbai, daily flights out of Tiruchirappalli, Madurai, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru and six times a week out of Trivandrum.
The two countries share a close bond that dates back over 2500 years, built upon a legacy of intellectual, cultural, and historic connections, immortalised by the epics such as ‘Ramayana.’ Travellers from India always hold a special place in the hearts of Sri Lankans for their unquenchable hunger for discovery, which has made India, Sri Lanka’s topmost tourism source market.