Introduction to Sri Lanka
They say there is no other country in the world, like Sri Lanka. A smiling sun all year round, golden beaches, ancient cities, exciting safaris, colourful culture, adventure sport and lovely people… where else can you get all these in one place?
Found at the tip of India, this little exotic island is abundant with marvelous discoveries for any tourist. Be it a journey of exploring the wilderness, an Ayurvedic wellness holiday, a relaxing get-away in the sun, or even that quick business trip, there is something for everyone.
Well connected transport systems or organised tours will see you visiting many a place in this island country. Enjoy the sun while lounging on beach at Bentota, sighting Palmyra trees in Jaffna, snorkeling or kite surfing at Kalpitiya or surfing the waves of Arugambay, It is where you can discover leopards on Safari, be awed of ruins in Anuradhapura, visit orphaned elephants at Pinnawela or climb 5th century rock fortress in Sigiriya. And as you make your way up to the cooling climes, take a walk in the sprawling botanical gardens in Kandy, visit the misty Horton Plains, and sip Ceylon tea at a tea estate in Nuwara Eliya.
Beaches – West, South, North Coast
Get that tan lounging under the tropical sun, relaxing on the golden sands of Sri Lanka. An island in the Indian Ocean, here, you are assured of that idyllic beach that you have so often dreamt of, with summer weather at a warm 27C!...Read More
The Sri Lankan East coast with its the waves, the beaches and the golden tropical sun has been attracting tourists from around.Read More
A rich history of over 2000 years has left the island with many an ancient ruin worth visiting. Be it the coast, the plains or the hill country, you are sure to find an ancient city or a historical place of worship.Read More
The hill country is strewn with beautiful tea plantations, the origins of Ceylon Tea. A scenic sight will greet you: rolling green hills, lines of pine and eucalyptus trees, neatly manicured rows of flowering plants, the odd white coloured…Read More
Fact: you stand a chance of seeing the big five: elephant, leopard, sloth bear, sperm whale and the blue whale, while you go on a two week safari in Sri Lanka!Read More
If its adventure in the tropics that you desire, we’ve got it in Sri Lanka! Get ready for action in taking part in wildlife safaris, eco-adventures, white water rafting, caving, rock climbing, orienteering, nature trips, river adventures…Read More
Ratnapura – City of Gems
This island country has over many generations, been revealing colourful stones that have been used in rings, necklaces, crowns and many other valuable items. These gems have been enjoying global demand including that of ancient Egyptian pharaohs…Read More
Be it culture, the food and the tourist attractions, Jaffna is a mix of marvelous flavours. A city s once known as Yalpaanam in the Tamil (the commonly spoken language in Jaffna) and Yapaapatuna in the Sinhalese it is set in the North of Sri Lanka…Read More
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