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Highlights of Sri Lanka

The tear drop shaped island of Sri Lanka is a diverse mix of white beaches, incredible cuisine, stunning rainforests, amazing wildlife and ancient history it is one of the most exciting places in the world to visit.

In March this year the England cricket team will play two championship test matches against Sri Lanka. Whether you are travelling to Sri Lanka to watch the cricket or just venturing to explore the island here are some highlights you may want to consider:

 

Sri Lanka Buddha
Sri Lanka Buddha

Explore Colombo

Over the last few years Colombo has emerged as a highlight of any trip to Sri Lanka due to its cosmopolitan feel, boutique hotels, bars and restaurants but it is also a city of historic colonial sites. Take a guided walking tour to discover this gem of a city.

Sigiriya Sri Lanka
Sigiriya Sri Lanka

Visit a rock fortress

Sigiriya is one of the most well known and iconic landmarks in Sri Lanka, in fact, locals refer to it as the a Eighth wonder of the world. It is an important archeological site displaying the feats of ancient engineering with the remains of the fortress offering spectacular views.

Tea plantations Sri Lanka
Tea plantations Sri Lanka

Take time out for tea

Sri Lanka is known worldwide for tea so take time to enjoy tea in the hills surrounded by tea plantations.

Explore the heritage of Sri Lanka

For history lovers, Sri Lanka is a treasure trove of extraordinary sites. Within the cultural triangle, between Kandy to the south and Polonnaruwa to the east, there are plenty of stunning monuments spanning a period of 1,700 years.

Leopard Sri Lanka
Leopard Sri Lanka

Immerse yourself in nature

Sri Lanka is home to an abundance of wildlife. Visit Wilpattu National Park, the 1085 square metre home to leopards, crocodiles, sloths bears, elephants, and spotted deer to name a few. A morning or afternoon safari is easily combinable with other sites within the Cultural Triangle.

Galle

Famous for it’s 17th century Dutch fort, Galle has a cosmopolitan vibe. Whilst some of the surrounding towns are dominated by a package holiday resorts, there are some gorgeous accommodation spots to be found.

Sri Lankan sunset
Sri Lankan Sunset

Wherever your journey takes you, whether you venture to the remote communities in the north of the island, the ancient cultural triangle, the tea plantations or the beautiful and laid back beaches in the south you will be assured of the warmest of welcomes and most incredible of experiences.

Whether you are looking for an intrepid adventure or to travel in luxury and whatever you want to see whether on or off the tourist trail, give is a ring in the office to start planning your Sri Lanka adventure.

 

 

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