Picturesque Sri Lanka
Customizable Tour: 5 Nights 6 Days
Customizable Tour: 5 Nights 6 Days
The exciting nation of Sri Lanka features an array of beauteous beaches, daring activities, spectacular hills and monuments and ruins, steeped in history to choose from.
Indulge in the all-natural beauty and charming climate of the Buddhist town of Kandy. Visit the wonderful Kandy Lake and watch local artists mesmerize you with their performance. Get smitten by the amazing beauty and places of touristic significance in Nuwara Eliya. Witness the tableau of beauty on the Madu River cruise in Bentota and watch turtles hatch at the hatchery. Finally witness the cosmopolitan life of Colombo.
Our world is loaded with man-made factors. But have you ever observed of the world that is man-made? A city far away from England was personally designed in such a way that it was similar to an English village. Welcome to Nuwara Eliya, the ‘ Little England’ in Sri Lanka! Ceylon was dominated by the British until 1948. The army officers found a retreat in the hills that resembled their homeland. With its breath-taking beauty a favorable bye climate that guarantees relief from the frequent weather in Colombo, the hot and humid capital city of Ceylon. Where there was earlier an eyesore of a swamp, they created an synthetic lake by diverting water from a stream flowing down from Piduruthalgala Mountain. Christened Lake Gregory, it even produces electricity for the town. There are several places to visit in Nuwara Eliya, like the Hakgala Botanical Gardens, the Laxapana Falls, the Lover’ s Leap Waterfall, the Devon Falls, the Oliphant Estate, the Ceylon Breweries, the Tea plantation and the amazing factory that wow tourists and the locals alike.
Breathtaking golden beaches, magnificent temples and colonial-era architecture enhance the brilliant city of Colombo. It is one of the most important cultural centers of Sri Lanka. Being situated strategically on the western coast, this port city has been a location of interest for many empires, colonizers, and traders. Every empire that ruled this land left their legacy behind, making the city a blend of culture with a rich heritage. Being the former capital of Sri Lanka, the biggest city and financial center as well as a port city with a natural harbor, Colombo has a myriad of functions: administrative, trade, financial, cultural and tourism. Colombo is a bustling metropolis with a mixed population, each group adding to the vibrancy of the city. It is a mix of the old and the new, with its colonial-era buildings contrasting the modern skyscrapers. Colombo is a great city to visit. The list of things to do in the city is endless. Discover the colonial past with a visit to the museum, explore the many historical era temples and churches, go shopping at the Odel or just stroll around the beach and soak in the sun.
Popular for Buddhist spiritual sites and pristine natural panoramas, the attractive town of Kandy in central Sri Lanka is set on a plateau enclosed by mountains. The city is best recognized for the Temple of the Tooth, where the tooth relic of Lord Buddha is said to reside. Being a hill station, the city encounters a cool and enjoyable weather all over the year, perfect for holidays. There are the variety of things on offer for tourists. Go hiking in the Knuckles Mountain ranges, visit the Udawatta Kele Sanctuary, explore the historical religious sites or just relax at Bogambara Lake; the list of things to do is endless. The city is also rich in arts and culture. Many historical structures and museums adorn the city. The National Museum of Kandy, the National Railway Museum, the Dalada Maligawa Museum, the Royal Palace of Kandy, the Dambulla Cave Temple and the Bahiravokanda Vihara Buddha Statue are some of the important landmarks in the city. During the festival of Esala Perahera, one of the inner caskets of the tooth relic of Lord Buddha is taken for a procession around the city on a royal elephant, followed by dancers, drummers, flag and torch bearers, all decked up in their traditional costumes.