The Greeks called it Thaproban, The Macedonians Serendib, The Portuguese Zeilan, The Dutch Ceylan & finally the English called it Ceylon. Today this “island in the sun” located 50 degrees north of the equator in the Indian Ocean, is called Sri Lanka, The wonder of Asia.Sri Lanka has a rich and diverse history spanning
National Parks Sri Lanka
Despite its small size Sri Lanka boasts of one of the highest rates of biological endemism in the world whether in plants or animals and is included among the top five biodiversity hotspots in the world. Of the ninety-one species of mammals found in Sri Lanka Asian elephants, sloth bear, leopards, sambar
Best Beach Locations Sri Lanka
With nearly 1600 km of palm fringed Coastline baked to perfection surrounding the country Sri Lanka is the ideal destination for beach bums worldwide. May it be windsurfing, kayaking, yachting, water skiing, scuba diving or jut lazing around for the perfect tan, Sri Lanka offers it all.
Cultural Triangle & Religious Sites Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s Cultural and Religious sites are many. They range from the ancient ruins of cities, temples and shrines in the Cultural Triangle including the Temple of the Tooth in Kandy to the remains of Portuguese, Dutch and British colonisation in the form of old forts (especially the one at Galle). In Colombo there are statues of cultural interest as well as modern monuments such as Independence Square.
Hill Country, Waterfalls & Mountain Ranges Sri Lanka
The Hill Country is exceptionally beautiful, with crystal clear waterfalls and tea plantations dotted throughout. The temperature in this region stays cool all year round, in an atmosphere of early morning Spring. Everything is green and lush and the landscape is elevated with layers of grass knolls and jagged waterfalls with…