Holiday Destinations in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is a dream destination
About Sri Lanka
Beautiful Sri Lanka is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. Sri Lanka has more than 2500 years of recorded history. During the colonial period Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon. Sri Lanka has a beachmore than 1600 km long with golden pebbles around the island. Sea water temperature is 26 degrees which is ideal for swimming. Sri Lanka is a country with sunshine through out the year. Sri Lanka is a multi national and a multi cultural country. Majority of Sri Lankans practice Buddhism. As a percentage it is 74%. Land area of Sri Lanka is 65610 Sq Km. Sri Lanka is a green country with a forest cover of 23% and high biodiversity. Sri Lanka is very famous for its Ceylon tea, high quality spices, natural gems and Ayurvedic and indigenous medicines. Sri Lankan people are smiling people.
CULTURE AND HERITAGE
With a recorded history of more than 2500 years Sri Lanka has a rich heritage. There are 8 world heritage sites within the country which include; The hill capital Kandy, The sacred city of Anuradapura, The Dutch fort of Galle, The ancient city of Polonnaruwa, The rock fortress of Sigiriya, The golden rock temple of Dambulla, The beautiful Horton plains and The Singharaja rain forest. Apart from these famous sites there are hundreds of heritage sites in the island which are frequented by tourists.
Sigiriya, Dambulla, Anuradapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Galle
Sri Lanka Wildlife Sanctuaries is one of the finest wildlife watching countries in South Asia. The island may be small in size, but the variety of habitats, and the wildlife found there, would do justice to a country many times its size. A lot of nature reserves and sanctuaries are in Sri Lanka in order to protect the wildlife from human interests that might harm the animals including poaching. Visitors are allowed in to these reserves where you can take safari trips with a trained guide provided by the reserves themselves.
Yala National Park, Wilpattu National Park, Udawalawe National Park, Bundala National Park, Minneriya National Park, Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage
NATURE & HILL COUNTRY
Sri Lanka, is a small island in the Indian ocean of 65,000 square kilometers. Despite being also a small island has a wide range of geographic features and is rich in natural beauty. Large area of the country is covered in tropical forests, with hundreds of rivers flowing through them, often cascading in awesome waterfalls. Thousands of living creatures lives in this island and also there are the vivid bird sanctuaries which are belongs to both endemic and visiting birds. The Sri Lanka hill country is a world away from the rest of Sri Lanka, with tangled green mountains rise from every quarter, their lower slopes swathed in verdant tea bushes.
Nuwara Eliya, Ella, Bandarawela, Badulla, Singharaja Rain Forest, Horton Plains, Knuckles Mountain Range, Dunhinda Waterfalls, Adam’s peak
Sri Lanka beaches are very famous. The entire island is surrounded by blue crystal clear ocean. As a matter of fact, a lot of hotels are based near the beaches. Some beaches even have a historical significance. The beautiful, breath-taking and panoramic views of the western, southern, eastern and northern coastlines are yet another proof of choosing this island as your ultimate holiday destination. Sun-bathing and sea-bathing all year round due to the fact that the country is a tropical one. The beaches around the northern coastline are fringed with palm trees whereas the rest of the coastlines are bordered with coconut trees and thereby providing a best chance to learn how to produce toddy.
Negombo, Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna Bentota, Unawatuna, Tangalle, Wligama, Mirissa, Arugam bay Nilaveli, Pasikuda & Trincomalee
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