Srilanka is an island nation in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of Bay of Bengal and to the Southeast of the Arabian sea. The capital of Srilanka is Colombo with its 21.44 million population. It is a democratic country which is blessed with natural beauty and the different culture, rituals, historical and religious sites and beautiful long beaches with its lush greenery. Its diverse landscape ranges from rainforest and plains to high lands and sandy beaches. It is home to many cultures, languages, and ethnicity with its unbelievable historical relics. The majority of the population are from the Sinhalese ethnicity, but the minority is Tamil which also has an influential role in the island’s history.
Though it is small in size it has a lot of amazing things to offer for visitors. Srilanka is famous for shopping items, gems, and Batik items, exotic endless beaches, wildlife and adventurous activities such as surfing and trekkings, rituals and exotic animals, also famous for tea and favourable different food, etc. Srilanka is a combination of historical, Spiritual and natural elements, also a home to 8 UNESCO SITES. Its beaches listed in 100 best beaches in the world. As it is rich in culture, Its cultural show is the most famous event for foreigners. The Folklore dance from the history which shows the uniqueness of the Srilanka dance and also other many interesting unique shows such as walking on the fire with the everlasting faith on God. These are some highlights of their cultural faith towards the god which makes them unique and attract the tourist from all over the world. Some of the most popular places in Srilanka are Sigiriya, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Colombo, etc.
Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress which is declared as the 8th wonder of the world by UNESCO. It is located in the north Matale district near the town of Dambulla in the central province, Srilanka. It is a valuable historical site that has both historical and archaeological significance. Sigiriya is one of the best-preserved examples of ancient urban planning. Its name was Singhagiri after its unique structure of a lion. This place was a Buddhist Monastery. The rock itself a lava plug over from an ancient long extinct volcano. Sigiriya city has a different type of gardens: Water garden, cave, and boulder garden, and terrace garden. There a lot of places in Sigiriya that give you goosebumps and make your visit worth it.
Kandy is a large city surrounded by mountains located in Central Srilanka. Kandy was the last capital of the ancient king’s era of Srilanka. It is in the mountainous and thickly forested interior of the island with its tropical rainforest climate. It is known as dreamland adventure and perfect for fun-seekers, also home to natural beauty and Biodiversity. Kandy is also the capital of the central province and is both a religious and administrative city. Kandy is home to one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world known as Temple of the Tooth Relic( Sri Dalada Maligawa). Kandy Offer so many amazing places to visitors such as Temple of the Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake, Hulu River waterfall, Royal Botanical garden, Ranweli Spice Garden, Knuckles Mountain Range, Bahirawakanda Temple, Ceylon Tea Museum, Kandyan art, and cultural centre, Batik factory, Gem Museum, and Lapidary and so on. Kandy has every amazing thing to brighten your day and one of the worth place to visit.
Nuwara Eliya is located in Central Province which means city on the plain or city of light. It is the capital of Nuwara Eliya District with an altitude of 1,868m. Its climate is considered a cool climate and known as the coolest area in Srilanka. The language that is used in this area is Sinhala and Tamil but English is also used widely. This area is most famous for tea production due to its picturesque landscape and temperate climate. Some of the attractions are Golf Course, Trout Streams, Victoria park, and Boating and fishing on Lake Gregory and Horton plains national parks which is an open grassy woodland where the species found here are Leopard, Sambar, and the endemic purple-faced Langur. Also, some endemic birds include dull-blue flycatcher, Srilanka white eye, etc. Also, explore some Hindu temples which have a great significance of their association with Ramayana. Nuwara Eliya is full of cultural heritage and natural beauty, enjoy every moment with its warm hospitality.
Colombo is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Srilanka which is located on the west coast of the island. It is the largest city with a population of 5.6 million. Colombo is the developed city and the financial center of the island and also a tourist destination. It is a vibrant place with a mixture of modern life and offers a variety of bars, restaurants and shopping centers, colonial buildings, etc. Some attractions are Galle Face Green, Viharamahadevi Park, Beira Lake, Colombo Racecourse, Mount Lavinia beach, Dehiwala Zoological Garden, Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Colombo Lotus Tower, National Museum, Independence square, and Hindu Temple, etc. These attractions please you with its amazing beauty
Besides these, there are a lot more places such as Anuradhapura, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa, Bentota, Yala, Galle, Negombo, Kataragama, etc.
Srilanka is ethically, Linguistically and Religious diverse and the culture mixes modern elements with the traditional aspect which is great combinations. People from all over the world attracted to its culturally diverse unique traditions and the natural beauties, hill area, sacred places and the endless beaches with its amazingly friendly people. This is a few packages of Srilanka, we do customize the tour packages as per the customer preferences and choices. Contact us and let us know about your decision so that we can make your holidays unforgettable with these amazing places and our quality service.
Best Time to Visit Sri Lanka
The best to visit the Srilanka depends on the activities you want to involve in your vacation. Srilanka is an island country and the weather throughout the year is pleasant and better for sightseeing activities. The summer season is Mild and the winter is considered to be cold morning with a warm sun. For exploring the ancient cities and coastline of the east, the best time is April to September. The best time for sporting activities like surfing on the west coast and to explore the hill country from December to March.