A small island in the middle of the vast Indian Ocean forms Sri Lankan nation. Ruled by the Dutch, Portuguese, Indians and British; this land exhibits a fusion of all these colonial cultures along with its own charm. Travel Sri Lanka for its ancient monuments, colonial architecture and friendly locals.
Colombo is the capital of this nation, hub of many markets, parks and multiple chic restaurants. Sigiriya Rock Fortress forms a part of renowned UNESCO heritage sites. This palace belonging to the 5th century is located atop rocks in the middle of the nation. Frescos of nymphs and water gardens here are simply panoramic. Dutch fort of Galle is heritage site along the cobbled streets with colonial ambience and picturesque attraction. The town of Galle is well known for ebony-carvings, lace designs and gem polishing.
Roam around in the Victorian era tea plantations or hike along the Adam’s peak to view some spectacular landscape. Galle beaches are ideal for some water sports and sunbathing. This town has some fairytale citadels, chic cafés and bustling shops. The sandy beach of Negombo with its pristine fishing village is very marvelous. Elephant orphanage working on rehabilitation of the Asian giant allows you a ride of this mammal at Pinnawela. Diving, swimming or snorkeling in the seas to catch glimpse of the coral reefs is exciting. Wilpattu and Yala National Parks are well known for its elephants and leopards, apart from the other multiple species of birds and other animals.
Kandy is the town belonging to the Kandyan Kings; the Temples of the Tooth here are part of UNESCO world heritage site. This temple is home to the Buddha’s sacred tooth relic. Dambulla Cave Temples are the well conserved Buddhist heritage of this nation. Breathtaking views, unique murals and the replicas of Buddha in different styles make this place worthwhile.
Enjoy sumptuous meals with spicy flavors, seafood dishes along with Chinese, Japanese, Continental and Indian cuisine. Lavish hotels for stay and numerous tourist attractions; make your holidays memorable and revitalizing, as you travel Sri Lanka.