The Best Hiking & Trekking Tours in Sri Lanka

Journey Through Stunning Landscapes

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in the great outdoors? These selected top-rated guided hiking and trekking tours to Sri Lanka are designed to take you deep into the heart of nature's wonders. We analyzed a wide range of tours based on key criteria such as price, destinations, guest ratings, service, and activities so that we could find the absolute best and top rated hiking tours to Sri Lanka in order to make your travel planning experience easier. Get ready to immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery, conquer challenging trails, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


The Top 3:

  • 13 Days, $750.00

  • 14 Days, $2550.00

  • 8 Days, $1300.00

What are hiking tours like in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka

Here are the important factors:

  • 8 trip options analyzed
  • $132 average price per day (USD)
  • 6 to 16 days in length
  • 4.81 of 5 average rating
  • 12 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of hiking and trekking 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 4.81 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 12 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 6 days, while the longest is 16 days. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 8 hiking and trekking 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 8 Best Hiking Tours in Sri Lanka
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Mango Vacations



13 Days Start/End in Colombo 16 Destinations through Sri Lanka, India 15 People at Most Ages 18 to 60 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 5 out of 5 rating from previous guests, visiting Sri Lanka and India. With a duration of 13 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 15 people, and is good for travelers aged 18 to 60 years old. This itinerary covers 16 captivating destinations, with stops in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Minneriya National Park, and Sigiriya, among others. Colombo will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by Mango Vacations, presents an unbeatable value at just $58 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$750
TourRadar
by Explore!



14 Days Negombo to Colombo 12 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 14 days, this journey has a maximum size of 16 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 16 to 85 years old, it is organized by Explore!, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. On this amazing journey, you'll experience hiking, mountain hikes, and jungle trekking. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 12 destinations, featuring Belihuloya, Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Unawatuna, and Galle. Beginning in beautiful Negombo, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Colombo. Available at an unbeatable price of only $182 per day, this option also has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Walking Tour
  • Mountain Hikes
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$2,550
TourRadar
by Stelaran Holidays (Pvt) Ltd



8 Days Start/End in Colombo 6 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 18 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip that has garnered a 4.7 out of 5 rating. Guests on this trip get to partake in hiking and mountain hikes. With a duration of 8 days, this jouney will have 10 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 18 to 90 years old. Expertly organized by Stelaran Holidays (Pvt) Ltd, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $163 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Mountain Hikes
$1,300
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Beyond Escapes



6 Days Start/End in Colombo 4 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 10 to 65 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This memorable voyage is offered by Beyond Escapes 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 $127 per day. Traverse through 4 enchanting destinations, with Hatton and Nuwara Eliya among the must-see stops along the route. Colombo kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. You're in for an epic adventure with a strong emphasis on wildlife and family-friendly activities. The maximum group size is 10 people, welcoming travelers aged 10 to 65 years old.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$760
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sri Lanka Trekking



16 Days Negombo to Colombo 14 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 18 to 75 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 16 days, this journey offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 10 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 18 to 75 years old. This trip visits 14 destinations, including Ohiya, Hatton, Maskeliya, and Udawalawe National Park along the way. Beginning in beautiful Negombo, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Colombo. Brought to you by Sri Lanka Trekking, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $121 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$1,936
TourRadar
  • On Sale: 26% Off
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking 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

With this option you can experience an unparalleled voyage for 11 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 10 participants at most. Experience a trip that takes you to 12 remarkable destinations, including Kurunegala, Sigiriya, Kandy, and Kitulgala. Negombo will mark the start of your journey, while Colombo will serve as its final destination. Capital Lanka Tours, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 20 to 65 years old. With an emphasis on beaches and family-friendly activities, you know you'll have an amazing adventure. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $84 per day. Act quickly to seize the current limited-time sale and reserve your spot now.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Historical
  • Beach
  • Family
$1,250 $925
TourRadar
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Exodus Travels



15 Days Start/End in Colombo 12 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 99 Guest Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars

This fantastic trip has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars. Explore 12 incredible locations on this trip, including Sigiriya, Knuckles Forest Reserve, Meemure, and Kandy. Your adventure starts and ends in Colombo. Lasting 15 days, the maximum group size is 16 people, and it's good for travelers aged 16 or older. Organized by Exodus Travels, this is a great deal because it's only $220 per day.

  • Wildlife
  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Historical
$3,300
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for hiking and trekking tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Sunrise Sri Lanka Travels and Tours



8 Days Start/End in Negombo 11 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 18 to 85 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. Discover a journey that spans 11 destinations, with notable stops in Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Yala National Park, and Galle. Negombo will be the beginning and end of your trip. Spanning across 8 days, the journey accommodates 12 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 18 to 85 years old. Offered by Sunrise Sri Lanka Travels and Tours, this remarkable journey is priced at just $103 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • In-depth Cultural
  • Attraction-Based Hikes
$825
TourRadar

See also The Best Family-Friendly Tours to Sri Lanka, The Best Wildlife Tours to Sri Lanka, The Best Historical Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best 10-Day Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best One Week (7-Day) Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best 3-Day Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best 2-Week Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best 3-Week Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best Bicycle Tours in Sri Lanka, Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Sri Lanka, The Best Christmas & New Years Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best Adventure Tours to Sri Lanka, The Best Eco Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best Sightseeing Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best Cultural Tours in Sri Lanka, The Tours for Animal Lovers in Sri Lanka, The Best Volunteering Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best Romantic Tours for Couples in Sri Lanka, The Best Safaris in Sri Lanka, The Best Budget Safaris in Sri Lanka, The Best Honeymoon Tours in Sri Lanka, The Best Tours Under $1000 in Sri Lanka, The Best Luxury Tours to Sri Lanka, The Best Budget Tours to Sri Lanka, The Best Tours for Seniors to Sri Lanka, or The Best G Adventures Tours to Sri Lanka for more tour ideas. With so many options, there's a guided tour or vacation package for every type of traveler.

Also, if you're departing from a specific destination, see The Best 3-Day Tours from Colombo, The Best 3-Day Tours from Negombo, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Colombo, The Best One-Week (7-Day) Tours from Negombo, The Best 10-Day Tours from Colombo, The Best 10-Day Tours from Negombo, The Best 2-Week Tours from Colombo, or The Best 2-Week Tours from Negombo for more package tour options.

How much do hiking tours in Sri Lanka cost?

Average Daily Price Hiking & Trekking Tours
$132

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for hiking and trekking 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 hiking and trekking tours in Sri Lanka based on data from 8 options is an affordable $132 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.


Budget Your Trip
Budget Your Trip is all about finding out how much everything costs so that you can travel cheaper and longer. With average daily travel costs that are calculated from the budgets of real travelers, you can find out how much money you need to plan your next adventure. On this website you can also find travel advice, accommodation reviews, and activity suggestions.

Some of the links on this website are sponsored or affiliate links which help to financially support this site. By clicking the link and making a purchase, we may receive a small commission, but this does not affect the price of your purchase.