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Sri Lanka

Our most popular destination, for so many reasons!

Sri Lanka is our most popular destination and literally has it all! From the famous stunning coastlines with golden sand and crystal clear waters to the rolling lush green tea plantations in hill country. 

This somewhat undiscovered island has something for everyone, with sacred temples enriched with history, national parks packed with wildlife and the endless stretches of beautiful beaches.

All of our volunteering programme (except elephants) are located together and are based just 10 minutes away from the famous backpacker town of Hikkaduwa. You will be living right on the beach, where you can snorkel, enjoy the spacious accommodation and experience the true way of life in Sri Lanka.

Our programmes start on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month throughout the year and you can choose to join us from 1-24 weeks.

Our structured and safe programmes makes volunteering in Sri Lanka ideal for first time and / or solo travellers. Volunteering is the perfect way to meet like-minded people and allows you to explore Sri Lanka as a group.

What's included
  • Accommodation, meals and 24-hour airport pickup
  • 24/7 in-country & UK support
  • Pre-departure buddy lists and a dedicated Sri Lanka Facebook group to talk with other volunteers
  • Assistance with all aspects of your trip and comprehensive pre-departure information

TMR Sri Lanka Facebook Group

From £470

Sri Lanka Travel & Volunteer Experience

Spend 2-4 weeks travelling and volunteering in Sri Lanka where you will get to see some amazing scenery, meet friendly locals, create unforgettable memories and help make a difference on rewarding community and wildlife volunteer projects. One of our favourite and most popular destinations, Sri Lanka is spectacular, affordable and still uncrowded - so now is the perfect time to go!

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From £200

Sri Lanka Sea Turtle Conservation

Help to protect and conserve endangered sea turtles by volunteering at our sea turtle hatchery. We are proud to be the first and only 100% ethical programme in the whole of Sri Lanka where you will get involved with all aspects of true conservation. See wild turtles come up to nest on beach patrols, release baby turtles into the sea and so much more!

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From £210

Sri Lanka Dog Sanctuary

Are you a student or qualified vet, or a general dog lover like us? Come and join us in the South coast on the stunning island of Sri Lanka where your help will be really appreciated by everyone! We urgently need volunteers to provide an essential pair of hands to give much needed care and assistance at this unique dog sanctuary that is home to 1,500+ dogs! The free-roaming sanctuary provides a safe haven for sick, disabled and vulnerable strays.

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From £180

Sri Lanka Childcare Volunteers

Get ready to experience the beauty of Sri Lanka while helping on this hugely rewarding project. You and other volunteers will play a crucial role in interacting with the children keeping them entertained and happy, while building their confidence and teaching them basic English and life skills. You will offer invaluable assistance to the local staff and provide the care and love the children need.

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From £190

Sri Lanka Medical Experience

Gain invaluable experience assisting in a busy hospital in Sri Lanka, where you will get up close clinical exposure. This unique experience will open your eyes to the world of medicine in Sri Lanka and offers you the chance to gain vital international work experience. You will get hands on training, supervised by experienced medical experts and will be fully involved in the day-to-day activities.

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From £180

Sri Lanka Teaching Volunteers

Your help is needed to improve the future of many underprivileged children in the local impoverished communities. Make a difference to the lives of the children by volunteering on this rewarding programme. Your dedication and time will help massively to provide the education the children need in order to grow, develop and become independent. Teach English, play games and have fun! Live life on the beach and enjoy this beautiful country.

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From £440

Sri Lanka Wild Elephant Conservation

Encounter the beautiful Asian elephant in it's natural habitat in the depths of the Sri Lankan jungle. Become involved in true elephant conservation and make a positive impact to elephants and the local communities. You will be responsible for gathering information, collecting essential environmental data, teaching the local communities and much much more!

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From £190

Sri Lanka Mental Health & Psychology Experience

Receive a broad overview, understanding and insight into the mental health care and needs in Sri Lanka. By spending time shadowing and observing mental health doctors, you will gain a real insight into the struggles faced and the stark contrasts. Gain a unique experience as you spend time in hospitals, half way homes and at a local Ayurveda clinic.

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TMR Weekend Trips

We operate a number of amazing weekend trips every month that allow you to explore the country as a group with your new-found friends. The structured itinerary along with our local team accompanying you, ensures you travel in a safe manner and allows you to see as much as possible during your free time.

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Surrounded on all sides by the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka has mile after mile of beautiful beaches. A coastline fringed with golden sand and crystal clear waters that encompasses a jungle-clad interior. The scenic views of these gorgeous sandy shores are sure to make you want to revisit Sri Lanka time after time.

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Hill Country

No visit to Sri Lanka would be complete without experiencing the famous Hill Country. A land far away from the low lying beaches, this is Sri Lanka at its most scenic. A mist-wrapped land of emerald peaks and far-reaching views, carpeted with tea plantations and graced by astonishing waterfalls. Walk to the end of the world, stand in the footsteps of Lord Buddha or take a train ride of your lifetime.

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Points Of Interest

This teardrop-shaped island is amongst one of the top tourist destinations in the world. There are no shortage of awe-inspiring sights and attractions to explore, there really is something for everyone. With diverse landscapes and cultures spread across the different regions, as you explore the island you will always find a new mesmerising place to stop by.

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