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Located in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a small island with a land mass of 25,000 square miles and a population of 18.3 million. The island comprises a 2,502m elevated South-central mountainous region surrounded by extensive coastal grasslands. The country’s official currency is Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
Explore some of the best tourist attractions in Sri Lanka that are famous tourist destinations worldwide. The island country is known for its captivating landscapes, untamed nature, and cultural richness. By opting for impressive luxury Sri Lanka tour deals, travel enthusiasts can experience the warm hospitality of the locals while savoring some of the most delicious cuisines.
Rejuvenate on the sandy beaches and wallow in the premium facilities of luxury 5-star beach resorts. Enjoy wonderful safari tours, get close to wild and marine animals, and relish the most scenic boat rides. Lap up the unbelievable scuba-diving, snorkeling, and swimming experience. Trek through and explore numerous national parks and revisit history in several museums and some of the most ancient temples and other religious sites.
Sri Lanka is globally known for its long-standing and marvelous Buddhist temples. Visiting these historic temples is one of the top things to do, to revel in the ultimate luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience. See the residence of the king and queen in the spectacular Royal Palace. Believed to be housing one of Buddha’s teeth, the nearby Kandy Temple of Tooth is a worth-visiting site for tourists. Trek to Big Buddha or sightsee the amazing Kandy’s Lake while you’re in Kandy.
Dating back to the 1st century BC, the amazing Dambulla cave temple is one of the top places to visit in Sri Lanka. Listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the rock-shaped Dambulla temple houses the country’s largest assortment of Buddhist statues and paintings. The close by Ridi Viharaya is another rock-carved religious site believed to be predating Dambulla.
Visit one of the biggest national parks in the country and embrace the full potential of Sri Lanka holiday packages. Housing Sri Lankan leopards, water buffalo, the threatened Sri Lankan sloth bear, and gigantic elephants, the stunning park is special in every manner to mesmerize tourists with its beauty.
To relish the extraordinary luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience, reserve a guided tour from the park’s entrance and reconnoiter its spellbinding vistas. Spot a peacock with its beautiful feathers and see them in full spread if you’re lucky. Explore the untamed nature of the park and observe numerous wild animals, mesmerizing the visitors with all their might.
For every tourist, one of the top Sri Lankan attractions to visit is the outstanding Yala National Park. Situated in the country’s South, this amazing must-visit place is the country’s flagship wildlife sanctuary for tourists to get up close with majestic animals and cherish the exceptional luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience.
Explore the astounding park attractions including veering plains, damp swamps, sandy shores, aquatic marshlands, and monsoon forests. Observe the big cats including the world’s highest leopard concentration. Get yourself binoculars and witness the wonderful birdlife. Tourists can also get close to elephants, sloth bears, and crocodiles among other wildlife attractions.
Trek the incredible Adam’s Peak and cherish one of the most memorable experiences of your life in Sri Lanka. Celebrated as the most significant religious landmark for people of different faiths, it is undoubtedly one of the top places to visit in Sri Lanka.
Adam’s Peak is believed to be the footprint of either Adam, Shiva, or Buddha depending on the religious belief. Tourists can relish the wonderful luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience by hiking the amazing 2,243m peak, especially during the early morning when the mist covers the mountain. Nearby this summit is the UNESCO-listed Galle to enjoy some laid-back holiday time for tourists.
Head to the amazing Arugam Bay and enjoy serene and adventurous luxury beach holidays in Sri Lanka. Located on the parched South-east coast of the country, adventure enthusiasts can relish the ultimate wave-riding experience on the laid-back beach and lap up the benefits of Sri Lanka tour packages.
Make lifetime memories with your loved ones on the moon-shaped and sugar-soft sand whorl, amidst the towering coconut palms. Whether it is about relishing the ultimate surfing experience, enjoying beach sports, soaking up the sunlight, or just picnicking, the place offers the ultimate unforgettable experience for both luxury family and couple holidays in Sri Lanka.
Ride the train from Kandy to Ella or in reverse, from Ella to Kandy and enjoy one of the world’s most amazing train rides that will make your luxury Sri Lanka holidays unforgettable. Taking on this five-hour journey is one of the top things to do in Sri Lanka.
Tourists can board the train along with their loved ones and witness some of the most scenic views on their way to Ella. The ticket price is as low as $1.50 and tourists can conveniently avail of the cheap holidays to Sri Lanka. Travelers can reserve the famous tea plantation visit along with the train ride from Kandy to Ella and make their Sri Lanka holiday tour memorable.
Stretching 91 meters at a height of 24 meters, the implausible Nine Arch Bridge is situated between the Demodara and Ella stations. Built at Gotuwala during the British colonial age, the bridge is set amidst a lush jungle and an agronomical setting, with stunning nine arches enhancing its appeal.
Tourists can visit this amazing bridge known locally as ‘Ahas Namaye Palama’ meaning nine skies bridge in Sinhala, as one can observe the picturesque sky views from the nine arches. The bridge is made entirely from cement, bricks, and rocks, and there is no use of metal or steel throughout the incredible structure. Head to the cafes in the hills and savor delicious food while enjoying the scenic vistas from several bridge vantage points to cherish the extraordinary luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience.
Trek through the splendid tea plantations from where the leaves are picked for Lipton Tea which is the most famous international tea brand. Reserve a guided tour and climb up and down the tea trail with a local guide and reminisce about the country’s colonial past to make your luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience worthwhile.
Start the Royal Tea Trail by the roadside and observe the swerving tea savannahs and pickers plucking up the tea leaves. Take a guided tour of the Hill Country’s Haputale Mountains, where Sir Thomas Lipton established his tea empire, and buy a few leaf samples with you to take back home. Visit Lipton’s Seat., which is Mr Lipton’s favorite place to sit and oversee his massive tea estate.
Nestled two hours away from Colombo, in the Galle district of Southwestern Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa has been a popular tourist attraction, especially for its beaches, which offer vibrant nightlife and delectable cuisines. It is one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka to enjoy the ultimate luxury beach holidays.
Adrenaline seekers can quench their adventure thirst by enjoying surfing, scuba diving, and snorkeling in the Hikkaduwa Coral Sanctuary. Other ideal places for scuba diving include the incredible reef dives and the wreck dives which make it the second-best place for scuba diving. Visit the nearby Gangarama Maha Vihara, Hikkaduwa National Park, Tsunami Education Center & Museum, Narigama Beach, Sea Turtle Hatching & Rescue Center, and other restaurants and bars to bask in the ultimate luxury Sri Lanka holidays.
Head to the marvelous Merissa and relish the breathtaking whale-watching views to wallow in the benefits of Sri Lanka luxury tour packages. It is one of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka for enjoying family or couple holidays.
Tourists can also enjoy a boat ride which is an incredible experience in itself altogether. They can see turtles, whales, and dolphins swimming in the waters while enjoying tea, coffee, or breakfast provided in the boat. The early morning boat ride is the ideal option to avail, due to lower prices and suitable weather conditions for sailing
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The capital and the largest city of the country by population, Colombo is often the place from where most tourists start their holiday traveling in Sri Lanka. With amazing wildlife parks, sandy beaches, and ancient Buddhist temples, this marvelous city exhibits the authentic history and culture of the country with numerous interesting places to visit.
Tourists can bask in the unforgettable luxury Sri Lanka holidays by exploring long-standing colonial buildings exhibiting British, Portuguese, and Dutch heritage. They can rejuvenate on beach Promenade and visit the stunning Galle Face Green and Viharamahadevi Parks. Soaring 350 meters, Colombo Lotus Tower is ideal for panoramic city views while the Dutch Museum and Colombo National Museum exhibit the country’s epic saga. Pay a humble visit Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque, Gangaramaya Temple, and Sri Manika Vinayagar Kovil Temple.
Situated in the Matale District in central Sri Lanka, the amazing Sigiriya Rock is an age-old fort listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well. Also recognized as the Lion Rock, this amazing site is based at the height of 370 meters between Habarane and Dambulla towns.
The place offers several interesting spots to explore for visitors to relish the remarkable luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience. These spots include the Mirror Wall, Lion Gate, a stunning fort, archaic wall paintings called ‘Frescoes’, and beautiful gardens. Built by King Kashyapa, the site offers a one-hour climb to observe all the incredible remnants and enjoy the stunning views of the land below.
Housing numerous amazing palaces, primeval pools, abbeys, stupas, and shrines, Anuradhapura is a worth-visiting place especially for history lovers to wallow in the extraordinary luxury Sri Lanka holidays. Exhibiting the centuries-old chronicles of the country, Anuradhapura has both cultural and religious significance.
Established as the first capital of Sri Lanka in 377 BC, the place had been the epicenter of religious and political activities for about 900 years. Visitors can explore the stunning Royal Pleasure Gardens, Lovamahapaya or Brazen Palace, the sacred Bodhi Tree, Vihara rock temple, Ratna Prasada the jewel palace, Kuttam Pokuna or ponds, Buddha's samadhi, the Royal Palace, and many more. The amazing stupas include Lankarama, Ruwanveli, Thuparama, Mirisaveti, Abhayagiri, and Jetavanarama among several others.
Listed among the top tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, Kandy is considered the cultural capital of the country. Situated in central Sri Lanka, Kandy is set on a hill surrounded by mountains with tea farms. It has several incredible places to visit but is vastly famous for the sacred Tooth Relic.
The famous Tooth Relic Shrine is believed to contain the tooth of Gautam Buddha in its central portion. For this reason, the shrine is considered the holiest site on the island. Several other go-to places include museums, stunning botanic gardens, and the spectacular Bogombora Lake. These amazing attractions make Kandy one of the best places to cherish the memorable luxury Sri Lanka holidays experience.
Developed by the British in the colonial era, Nuwara Eliya is a captivating town and a must-visit attraction to make the most of the amazing luxury Sri Lanka holidays. Originally built as a holiday destination during the British colonial era due to its pleasant climate, Nuwara Eliya still holds as a prime vacation spot for tourists worldwide.
Teeming with fascinating bungalows, the city houses several incredible places for enthusiastic explorers. The stunning St. Claire’s waterfalls which are the most extensive in the country set near the city. Some of the major tea plantations from which tea leaves for the globally known Lipton tea brand are picked, are also based in this city. The outstanding Horton Plains National Park is a major go-to attraction for hiking, animal spotting, and refreshing purposes.
This delectable dish comprises green, red, and yellow curries prepared with seafood or meat, coconut milk, seasoned with spices, and served with vegetables like eggplant, jackfruit, and okra.
This mouthwatering dinner cuisine constitutes tattered thin dough pieces and a variety of meat and vegetable choices. There are several types of Kottu Roti savored with or without spicy curry.
This is a bowl-shaped pancake made from fermented rice, coconut milk, and flour, typically served with lunu miris and curry. Hoppers come in three types i.e., plain hoppers, string hoppers, and egg hoppers.
This spicy dish is made with grated coconut (pol), Maldive fish, lemon, onions, salt, and red chili powder, and is generally served with hoppers, rice, and curry.
This part herbal, part soup porridge is made from rice and wild leafy greens including hathawariya and medicinal herb gotu kolam which belong to the asparagus family.
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