Golden sun-kissed beaches, picturesque locations, lush greenery, an island compact with all the gifts of nature and an ancient culture and heritage dating back 2,500 years, an amazing and exotic wildlife to indulge your adventurous side, spicy cuisine to liven up your taste buds — Sri Lanka is all this and more. Get ready to experience the thrill…
One can have all these experiences within one day, making it a 365-day destination, providing the best of experiences all-year-round. Easy accessibility for reaching one destination from another and the vivid diversity of locations make Sri Lanka one of the most sought-after and popular destinations. With its romantic locations and story book sceneries, Sri Lanka is a preferred destination for holding wedding ceremonies. Also, having four natural harbours gives it a sophisticated touch as a cruise tourism destination.
Sri Lanka is also known as the ‘Land of Smiles’ with its hospitable and friendly people who are keen to help when needed. For a perfect beach holiday, Sri Lanka has a golden coastline which spreads continuously along the Southern and Northern coasts, where you can relax in the palm fringed beaches while sipping a king coconut and do some surfing at Arugmbay. Up in the hill country you can enjoy the soft, cool, breeze drifting through your hotel room window in Nuwaraeliya, whilst you are enjoying a hot cup of freshly brewed, world renowned Ceylon tea. St. Clare’s waterfall and Bambarakanda are some of the beauties which you find in this picturesque hill capital which is also referred to as ‘Little England’.
As an adventure tourism destination, Sri Lanka has gained its popularity by offering tourists an experience worth cherishing with hiking, trekking and other adventure activities in areas like Horton Plains and Riverston; water rafting in Kitulgala; and dolphin watching in Mirissa and Kalpitiya. Home to eight UNESCO world heritage sites, Sri Lanka is an incredible
destination to explore. It has an exclusive tourism potential as a compact destination with many opportunities in store for the enthusiastic traveller.