Sri Lanka is a distinctive Asian destination, as it enjoys all elements of tourism, to be a global destination that attracts tourists from all countries. Alongside its dazzling beach, ancient cities, and its green countryside, it is constantly recovering from the effects of the civil war that has ravaged the country.
With continuous improvement in basic infrastructure, the island, which resembles emeralds in its geography, is one of the countries that witnesses remarkable economic and tourism growth.
If Sri Lanka is within your next tourist plan, you will have 5 adventures that you will only undertake on this charming island.
One of the coolest ways to flood the country around Sri Lanka (if not transfer the lowest price also) is through the network of trains covering the country. On this tour you will see the most beautiful scenes of the country, from tea gardens to the wonderful beach.
The 3 most important paths to get the spirit of Sri Lanka are from Colombo, the capital, to the Kandy region, from Kandy, to the tea growing regions in Ella, and from Colombo, to Galle.
There are two train companies in Sri Lanka Expo Rail and Rajadhani Express, both of which offer excellent service.
Pettah Market is one of the most important malls in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo. But besides that, it is known for its historical buildings in harmony with the markets. The best place to start your tour in the historical area is across the Pettah Market itself, on the main street, where you will find a range of merchants’ exhibits from multiple backgrounds, such as Islam, Tamil and Sinhalese. There you will find almost everything from spices and dried fish to fabrics … From here you can head to Sea Street to shop for gemstones. In the area, you can visit the historical Wolfendaal Church built in 1749 and the historic Jami Afar Mosque built in 1909.
Golden Dambulla Temple
For fans of Sri Lanka’s ancient history, visiting the Dambulla Temple is essential to enjoying the colorful walls and exquisite handicraft. The distinctive rock temple is classified within the heritage of “UNESCO” and dates back to the first century AD. It houses 5 sub-temples and stretches over 160 meters. In the second cellar, known as the Temple of the Great Kings, you will find the most important holdings of the whole temple. It houses a large number of valuable Buddhist statues. To complete the visit, visitors can visit Sigiriya’s ancient city for a great experience.
The oldest lighthouse in Sri Lanka you will find in Galle, which is classified as a UNESCO heritage. The village was built around the sixteenth century by the Portuguese. It is considered a headquarters for the spice trade in the country and has a rich cultural mix due to the fact that it was also controlled by the Dutch and English. Today it is pure pleasure to walk or walk around on the bike and see the holy streets, churches and beautiful original homes. The Galle fortress, which spans about 130 hectares, can also be explored starting from the surrounding wall facing the National Maritime Museum. Galle has a range of stunning historical hotels. Weather terms, the best time to visit Galle in the south of the country is between December and April.
The stunning sea …
With a beach of 1,340 kilometers, the sea options in Sri Lanka are many and wide. Starting with Unawatuna, a beach with golden sand and considered one of the most famous in the country, it is filled with hotels and marine resorts that suit all budgets. For those who like surfing, schools for teaching and practicing this sport are available in Ahangama waters, which are suitable for sports fans. In the south of the country, you will find the white sandy Tangalle Beach, famous for its serenity. It is not yet full of tourism but a paradise for sea lovers. For those looking to see whales and dolphins and their specials, Mirrisa is your sure destination. But a 3-hour cruise must pass by boat to reach it.
From the beaches of Sri Lanka
From the Betah Market
From Dambulla Temple
From wonderful Sri Lanka
Elephant tour in Colombo
Beaches of Sri Lanka
Great scenes during the train tour