The Best Affordable Budget Tours to Sri Lanka

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Are you craving an unforgettable travel experience without draining your savings? Look no further than these incredible budget-friendly and affordable tours to Sri Lanka that we've meticulously analyzed to find the absolute best. From price-conscious itineraries and rave guest ratings to top-notch service, captivating destinations, and exciting activities, these handpicked budget tours in Sri Lanka offer an incredible value for your money. Get ready to embark on an adventure of a lifetime without breaking the bank.


The Top 3:

  • 10 Days, $645.00

  • 12 Days, $1541.32

  • 11 Days, $1250.00

What are budget and low-cost tours like in Sri Lanka?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 151 trip options analyzed
  • $92 average price per day (USD)
  • 3 to 27 days in length
  • 4.77 of 5 average rating
  • 17 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of budget tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.77 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 17 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 3 days, while the longest is 27 days. When it comes to physical activity, tour options are organized as easy, moderate, relaxing, and heart-pumping, with a majority being easy tours. For travel styles, you'll find tours classified as family, honeymoon, and romantic, with most of them being family. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 151 budget tours, you can rest assured that Sri Lanka has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Budget Tours in Sri Lanka
  • On Sale: 22% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
by showlanka tours



10 Days Start/End in Colombo 14 Destinations 21 People at Most Ages 6 to 75 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating from previous guests. Rest assured, this trip is all about family-friendly activities and safaris, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. With a duration of 10 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 21 people, and is good for travelers aged 6 to 75 years old. This itinerary covers 14 captivating destinations, with stops in Dambulla, Kandy, Ramboda, and Nuwara Eliya, among others. Colombo will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by showlanka tours , presents an unbeatable value at just $50 per day. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Family
  • Safari
$645 $503
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by One Life Adventures



12 Days Negombo to Colombo 9 Destinations 22 People at Most Ages 18 to 45 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 12 days, this journey has a maximum size of 22 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 18 to 45 years old, it is organized by One Life Adventures, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 9 destinations, featuring Kandy, Ella, Udawalawe National Park, and Mirissa. Beginning in beautiful Negombo, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Colombo. Available at an unbeatable price of only $90 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Safari
  • Local Living
$1,541 $1,079
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
by Capital Lanka Tours



11 Days Negombo to Colombo 12 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 20 to 65 Guest Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional journey that has garnered a 4.3 out of 5 rating. With a duration of 11 days, this jouney will have 10 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 20 to 65 years old. This terrific trip also highights beaches and family-friendly activities. Expertly organized by Capital Lanka Tours, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $84 per day. Hurry and secure your spot while this incredible sale lasts!

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Historical
  • Beach
  • Family
$1,250 $925
TourRadar
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Plan My Gap Year



15 Days Start/End in Colombo 2 Destinations 100 People at Most Ages 17 to 25 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by Plan My Gap Year which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 5 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $37 per day. Colombo kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. The maximum group size is 100 people, welcoming travelers aged 17 to 25 years old.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Volunteering
$572 $561
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Holiday Lanka Tours



14 Days Start/End in Colombo 9 Destinations 50 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 5 out of 5 stars by previous guests. With a duration of 14 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 50 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to people of any age. This trip visits 9 destinations, including Yala, Tangalle, Dambulla, and Sigiriya along the way. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Colombo. Brought to you by Holiday Lanka Tours, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $43 per day. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Family
$756 $605
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Feel Free Travel



12 Days Start/End in Negombo 11 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 18 to 39 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled trip for 12 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 12 participants at most. Experience a trip that takes you to 11 remarkable destinations, including Kandy, Ella, Udawalawe National Park, and Dikwella. Negombo will be both the start and end of your journey. Feel Free Travel, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 18 to 39 years old. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $133 per day.

  • Surfing
  • Beach
$1,600
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Serendib Roots



11 Days Start/End in Negombo 10 Destinations 100 People at Most Ages 16 to 55 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Explore 10 incredible locations on this trip, including Arugam Bay, Yala National Park, Tissamaharama, and Kandy. Your adventure starts and ends in Negombo. Lasting 11 days, the maximum group size is 100 people, and it's good for travelers aged 16 to 55 years old. Organized by Serendib Roots, this is a great deal because it's only $90 per day.

  • Surfing
  • Beach
$990
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sri Holidays



9 Days Start/End in Negombo 13 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 1 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary trip is the perfect choice. Rest assured, this trip is all about wildlife, local culture, family-friendly activities, safaris, and elephants, guaranteeing an unforgettable adventure. Discover a journey that spans 13 destinations, with notable stops in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, and Dambulla. Negombo will be the beginning and end of your trip. Spanning across 9 days, the trip accommodates 8 individuals, and is suitable for people of any age. Offered by Sri Holidays, this remarkable trip is priced at just $92 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Wildlife
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Family
  • Safari
  • Elephant
$825
TourRadar
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  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for budget tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by showlanka tours



8 Days Start/End in Colombo 12 Destinations 21 People at Most Ages 12 to 70 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by showlanka tours has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 8-day voyage you can unwind while also making new memories. This trip takes you on an adventure to 12 destinations, including Kandy, Ramboda, Nuwara Eliya, and Horton Plains National Park. Begin and conclude your remarkable journey in the gorgeous destination of Colombo. With a group size of 21 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 12 to 70 years old. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $46 per day. It's currently on a special discounted offer.

  • Sightseeing
$418 $368
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Stelaran Holidays (Pvt) Ltd



21 Days Start/End in Colombo 24 Destinations 7 People at Most Ages 5 to 90 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this trip that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating. With 24 destinations to explore, you'll get the chance to see Galle, Unawatuna, Mirissa, and Yala, and more. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Colombo. This terrific trip also highights family-friendly activities and safaris. Spanning across 21 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 7 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 5 to 90 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Stelaran Holidays (Pvt) Ltd, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $138 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Family
  • Safari
$2,900
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How much do budget tours cost in Sri Lanka?

Average Daily Price Budget Tours
$92

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for budget tours when planning a visit to Sri Lanka. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of budget tours in Sri Lanka based on data from 151 options is an affordable $92 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Sri Lanka.

And for more information on Sri Lanka, see Sri Lanka Travel Costs and Sri Lanka Hotel Costs.


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