Sri Lanka

Golden endless beaches, misty mountains, mighty elephants, alluring perpetual ruins, eminent tea and scenic train journeys define this beautiful country.


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Golden endless beaches, misty mountains, mighty elephants, alluring perpetual ruins, eminent tea and scenic train journeys define this beautiful country. Like a pearl in the Indian Ocean - Sri Lanka is a creation of God’s own hands as the charms it embodies is second to none. From beaches to spotting exotic birds, from relaxing with the rhythmic wave sounds to being thrilled with the rustle of animals rooting in underbrush at the National Parks - this majestic island has got it all covered.

Home to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, it is bewitching to witness such a plethora of profound attractions contained within a small island. Here a traveller could ride the rising waves at sunrise and savour the mystic mountains by sunset; they can go ahead and eye the sacred Anuradhapura (world's oldest living human-planted tree) and eye the astounding sight of hundreds of elephant gathering at Minneriya in the afternoon. This splendid country is a true embodiment of the perfect wanderlust from dazzlingly untrodden white beaches to verdant tea plantations or something utterly new!


  • Colombo Region
  • Central Region | The Cultural Triangle
  • Galle And The South-West Coast
  • Kaleidoscopic Kandy
  • The Hill Country
  • The East Coast
  • The South Coast
  • Negombo And Beyond

The country's political, economic, and cultural centre Colombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka and is a mandatory start or finish to incredible Sri Lankan adventures. The North and South Colombo regions offer some dazzling attractions, including iconic Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, the national museum, the Pettah bazaar, Dutch colonial buildings and legacies from Portuguese and British colonial architectures

The sacred cities of Anuradhapura and Sigiriya, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa and the Golden Temple of Dambulla collectively known as the Cultural Triangle, is a treasure trove of ruins, rocks, and wildlife, encompassing everything in between. Inside the triangle, you will also find the iconic Sigiriya rock and the parks of Kaudulla and Minneriya, ideal spots for elephant safaris. This region is the perfect setting to discover the religious and cultural history of Sri Lanka.

Being in close proximity to the airport, the South-West region definitely is a crowd puller

Historic Galle City and its UNESCO World Heritage classic fort is the main attraction. The region has a charming layout encompassing upmarket luxury, character-rich boutique hotels, and resorts that are in abundance proudly displaying its colonial influence. Vibrant cultural heritage and pristine beaches spanning miles along the coast of Bentota and Ahangama is the perfect ambiance for top-rated travel in this Ocean country

The bustling city of Kandy is the cultural centre of Sri Lanka and home to the country’s sacred temple, the Temple of the Tooth. Once the invincible fortress, Kandy was the capital of the last Sinhalese kingdom.

The landscape here mirrors the ideologies of the Buddhist religion it fosters, nurturing calmness and relaxation. Home to the most scenic golf courses in Asia - the Victoria Golf Club and experiential Pinnewala elephant orphanage, all nestled among Kandy’s natural cradle.

Known as the most scenic region of Sri Lanka, the hill country is blessed with verdant hills, soaring peaks, dramatic ravines, eminent lush green tea, scenic train journeys and home to the attractive villages of Nuwara Eliya and Hatton.

The region is embellished with colonial style brick and stone houses with beautiful lawns, encircled within sturdy yet tranquil villages that are worthy of one stroll at least! The famous Adam’s peak is the symbolic landmark here, offering spectacular trekking and walking experiences

Blessed with solitude beaches and glimmering blue seas, the East coast is the intrepid traveller’s choice. In the truest sense, the east coast is a mirror image of the west. Nothing is more relaxing than laying here on a golden beach, lined with palm trees, drinking a freshly shredded coconut, and getting the perfect bronze tan while hearing the waves.

The East Coast is furnished with beautiful beaches to destress and detox the mind, body, and soul of its tourists. Traditional fishing villages, Batticaloa lagoons, picturesque beaches and areas of unspoilt natural beauty are the paradise settings of this region. covering Trincomalee, Pasikudah and Arugam bay.

Lying on the east of Galle, the country's southern villages such as Tangalle, Mirissa, and Weligama are nestled along the coast snugged together in a beautiful milieu, offering a laid-back atmosphere each with their own resort. Sri Lanka's cultural heritage is very much prominent in the south and stands testimony through Sinhalese traditions such as temples and Buddha statues, which are prevalent here more than any other part of the country.

A perfect gateway with premium seafront luxury accommodation, Negombo is a preferred choice for those commencing or ending a Sri Lanka itinerary. Traversing further up to the west coast is the remote setting of the Kalpitiya Peninsula, bestowed with an abundance of marine wildlife including dolphins, whales, and sea turtles

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Geography - lies in the Indian Ocean just off the southern tip of India.Size - 65,610 square kilometres
Local time - GMT +5.30Visa - All visitors require a visa to visit Srilanka. More information can be found Click here
Currency - Sri Lankan Rupee (Notes are in denominations of 5000,1000, 500, 100, 50 and 20)Telephone code - The international direct dialling code for Srilanka is +94.
Electricity - Standard voltage is 220-240V. Pack a universal travel adaptor.Language - Sihala and Tamil are the main spoken language, although English is also widely spoken.
Tourist office - time - Most of the airlines have direct connectivity with Colombo airport & some countries can be connected through connecting flights via Dubai / Singapore and Malaysia
Vaccinations - are not mandatory but WHO recommends several vaccinations for travellers going to Srilanka.Smoking - Smoking is prohibited in many public places.

The best time to visit Sri Lanka depends on which part of the country you’re going to. It’s a year-round destination with consistent warmth and lots of sunshine, with temperatures averaging between 31°C at their highest and 22°C at their lowest. It’s normally hotter in coastal areas and the lowlands than it is in areas with higher altitude. Showers can occur at any time.

The southwest coast is best between December and April, before their monsoon season starts, while the east coast and the north is less humid between May and September, when their monsoon season is over.

The central hills remain cooler all year round and we’d only recommend avoiding them in October and November, when the rainfall is less predictable.

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