Breathtaking Beaches, unspoiled wildlife, astounding heritage sites, flavorful food, world famous tea and smiling people. Sri Lanka is a small island which packs so much variety and uniqueness, having something to offer to everyone; from leisure travelers, nature lovers, adventure seekers, to culture enthusiasts.
Being one of the smallest countries in Asia, Sri Lanka receives around 1 million tourists during a year. Travelling and exploring the island is such a wonderful experience because the, locations and the opportunities are boundless. Being a rare country that contains several extremely diverse climate conditions in different parts of the country at the same time; it is much to the traveler’s awe that you can travel from Sandy beaches to sunny fields and misty mountain tops within a matter of hours.
With a long standing historical background, Sri Lanka packs a number of astonishing heritage sites. Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla and Sigiriya are some of the main heritage sites that carry unique features and stories of their own. Sigiriya alone has so many wonders that will keep you mesmerized of the phenomenal architecture and landscaping during the era of kings.
Sri Lanka consists of extremely appealing highlands that stretch from famous mountain ranges where also the world renowned Ceylon tea is grown. Kandy, Haputale & Nuwara Eliya are some of the best places to visit for the sight of misty mountain tops, breathtaking waterfalls, fresh harvests of vegetables, fruits and flowers.
For those who enjoy Sun, Sand and Shore Sri Lanka offers limitless number of breathtaking beaches. Unawatuna, Hikkaduwa, Negombo and Nilaveli are some of the famous beaches in the island that consist of seaside hotels, resorts with many activities such as snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, turtle and whale watching.
Sri Lanka holds many national parks and sanctuaries that are preserved for the exploration of environment and nature enthusiasts. These national parks are natural habitats of rare species of leopards, elephants, bears, sambars, jackals, spotted dear, peacocks, and crocodiles.
When putting all theses ingredients together with the unlimited number of activities that are entwined with them Sri Lanka brews an amazingly enchanting potion of love, laugher and inspiration. Take a trip in Sri Lanka and you will be left with experience and memories that will last a lifetime.