Sri Lanka, a land of ancient civilizations and mesmerizing history is truly magical. It’s history, culture and natural beauty are so alluring. Never ending beaches, spectacular sunsets, historical ruins, innumerable variety of world famous tea and loads of elephants, make Sri Lanka a must visit the place.
Small package, big promises
Very few places besides Sri Lanka have so many World Heritage Sites (eight) packed into such a small area. More than 2000 years of Sri Lanka’s history and ancient culture can be discovered at numerous sites where legendary temples boast of intricate details even as they are sheltered in beautiful caves or perched on prominent peaks! Recent history can be experienced here in the various colonial fortresses that lie scattered from Galle to Trincomalee. In the exiting Safari tours of Sri Lanka’s national parks, you can encounter leopards, water buffaloes, many varieties of birds and other animals. You will also come across herds of elephants heading to their favorite waterhole in the middle of the night.
All in One – beaches and rainforests
After you’ve had your heart’s full of the tropical climate of the coast and the lowlands, you can head for the rolling green hills, with their charming temperate climate. Extensive tea plantations and rain-forested peaks beckon walkers, trekkers and all those who would just like to enjoy this spectacular scenery from a wonderful train ride. Then there are the Dazzlingly beaches – pure white and often untrodden, they form a ring all around the island, so that no matter where you go, you’ll still be near a sandy gem. Your adventure and adrenaline rush here can come from surfing and diving in world-class sites. In SriLanka, you are always just a short hop and skip away from experiencing something utterly new.