Colombo is a colorful multi-ethnic city of contrasts that is rapidly becoming a must-see destination for visitors from around the globe. According to US broadcaster CNN, Sri Lanka’s cultural and commercial capital is the world’s fastest developing tourist city, with growth of 21% in 2015,
Of the eight UNESCO World Heritage sites in Sri Lanka, five are in our famed Cultural Triangle, traditionally known as ‘The King’s Land’. Among them are the three most historic ancient Sinhalese capital cities: Anuradhapura in the north, Kandy in the south and Polonnaruwa in the east.
Galle is thriving. The fortified old town is enjoying an artistic renaissance and the beautiful beaches around it are dotted with luxurious villas and classy boutique hotels. The revival of Galle, in fact, has quietly influenced its coastline, which has regained its confidence and which ha
Trincomalee area in the east coast of Sri Lanka is one of the largest and safest Natural Harbours in the World.
The ‘Little England’ of Sri Lanka, is set against beautiful backdrops of Mountains, Valleys, Waterfalls and Tea Plantations.
The Jaffna peninsula has an area of 380 square miles. Jaffna was important for both Portuguese and Dutch. Jaffna Fort was completed in 1632 and it covers 55 acres in extent. So there are many attraction and historical value to be discover in Jaffna and Mannar area.
You don’t have to be on Sri Lanka’s west coast for long to realise that the coastline has something of a multiple personality. North of the capital is Negombo, a cheerful beach town crowned with church spires that is, thanks to its proximity to the airport, a staple of almost every visitor
This broadly refers to the stretch of beach between Thalpe next to Unawatuna Bay in the west and Weligama to the east. Of course Unawatuna is a beach at Galle too. It is in fact a suburb of Galle but is best treated separately. Thalpe is an extention of Unawatuna, with budget guesthouses
The beach resort Negombo is popular among tourist as it is very close to the International airport. As it is 10 km from the airport , attracting many visitors. You can have many different accommodation options at Negombo ranging from simple home stay to ultra luxury hotels with very compet
The following are national parks in Sri Lanka administered by the Department of Wildlife Conservation
Eight sites of Sri Lanka have been inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage, namely, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa (1982), the ancient city of Sigiriya (1982), the Golden Temple of Dambulla (1991), the old town of Galle and its fortifications (1988), the sacred city of Anuradhapura (1982),
South Western sector of the country is characterised by a rainfall of 2500 mm to over 5000 mm. The forests have a luxuriant growth with a high proportion of endemic plant species. They support many endemic butterfly species as well.