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TOURING SRI LANKA | EXPERIENCE AUTHENTIC JOURNEYS

When touring Sri Lanka, you will find that this compact, diverse and truly authentic island of a thousand delights , will be an experience of a lifetime… 
Sri Lanka is a resplendent island with a kaleidoscope of natural attractions which could attract the most discerning visitor. The best places to visit are the golden sun kissed beaches, rolling green landscapes, the lush tropical forests with a wide variety of species and the rich heritage of a bygone era are all bundled in attractive holiday package deals.  These diverse range of attractions coupled with the warmth and genuine friendliness of the hosts are the best things for every visitor to enjoy in a uniquely delightful and memorable way.

Sri Lanka Tourist Destinations

Touring Sri Lanka is so convenient and pleasurable for the visitor. You name it, the island has it and in close proximity making it convenient to travel. The island has one of the highest bio-diversity in the world with over 20 national parks and protected nature reserves with a rich variety of flora and fauna; the island’s coastal belt boasts of the golden beaches that surround the whole island nation; travelling on to the salubrious hill country through breathtaking scenery and pleasant cool climates; while Sri Lanka’s ancient cities with stupendous monuments containing intricate artwork, huge man-made lakes and landscaped gardens have taken pride of place among the treasures of the ancient world, – eight of them are UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

Colombo
The city has seen a rapid development taking place during the last ten years and the beauty and the charm of the past glory has been somewhat restored to portray the proud heritage of the city.
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Cultural Triangle
Sri Lanka's cultural triangle stretches from Anuradhapura (first tip of the triangle) through to Polonnaruwa (second tip of the triangle) and southwards to Kandy (third tip of the triangle).
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Hill Country
Sri Lanka's hill country comprises of some of the most scenic areas in the entire world. Witness the most breathtakingly panoramic scenery across salubrious highlands.
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South Coast
Sri Lanka's southwest and south east coast has consist of most of the tourist resorts and has the most popular beach resorts which have traditionally offered the visitors the sun, sand and surf
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East Coast
The island's east coast can boast of some of the best beaches in the world. The turquoise blue ocean is a signature attraction which most of these beaches offer together with the golden sand which is smooth and pure like sugar being poured out on to your hand.
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West Coast
The Northwest coast of Sri Lanka is remarkably untouched by tourism except for the busy city close to the airport - Negombo. But for those lucky enough to visit, there’s a plethora of things to see and do in this area of the island.
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Colombo

Colombo has seen a rapid development taking place during the last ten years and the beauty and the charm of the past glory has been somewhat restored to portray the proud heritage of the city.
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Kandy

Beutiful Kandy is the second most important city (after Colombo) and the hill capital, its colourful traditions embodied by the famous Temple of the Tooth and the magnificent Esala Perehera, Sri Lanka’s most colourful festival pageant taking place in August each year.
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Galle

Galle with it’s only surviving fort in Asia is Sri Lanka’s finest colonial townscape, which has been recently given a marvelous facelift and has a large appeal among locals and foreigners alike to spend a couple of days within the premises of the fort.
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Nuwara Eliya

close to the highest point of the island, lies the old British town of Nuwara Eliya (Little Engalnd), centre of the country’s tea industry with its charming Victorian-styled cottages and cool climate.
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Sigiriya

the extraordinary rock citadel of Sigiriya (once a royal pleasure garden) – nominated as an eighth wonder of the world and rightly can be named the most prominent tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.
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Anuradhapura

The sacred city of Anuradhapura, now in picturesque ruins was once a major center of the Sri Lankan civilization. The fascinating ancient ruins include the huge bell-shaped stupas built of small sun-dried bricks, temples, sculptures, palaces and ancient reservoirs.
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Trincomalee

Trincomalee has one of the largest natural harbors in the world and therefore rightly a port city which has played a major role in the maritime and international trading history of Sri Lanka
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Negombo

many visitors stagger off long-haul flights straight into one of the beach hotels in Negombo, or use the town as a last stop before flying home; it's also a good place to arrange onward tours and transport, and is convenient for boat trips to the wildlife-rich wetlands of Muthurajawela,
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Sites and Attractions

Sites and Attractions

Arcade Independence Square

Intricate landscaping of the area has brought lavishness to the green lawns which extends to the white buildings, and flowers are plentiful with the occasional tree here and there. One centre of attraction is a huge sculpture of lions resting,

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Atadage

Background 1) Built. Under ruler Vijayabahu I (1056-1111). Atadage was the first shrine in the Quadrangle built to house the Buddha’s sacred tooth relic. 2) Location. Immediately west of Hatadage in the Quadrangle.   Layout and appearance     The

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Sites and Attractions

Cargill’s Department store

The hype of the once busy department store has diminished and it is now more of a shell, which is a shame. There is a small shopping museum. You will find it on the corner of York Street. In its

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Cave 1 – Cave of the Divine King

It has been repainted countless times in the course of its history, and probably received its last coat of paint in the 20th century. At his feet is Buddha’s favorite pupil, Ananda; at his head, Vishnu, said to have used his

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Cave 2 – Cave of the Great Kings

In addition to 16 standing and 40 seated statues of Buddha, are the gods Saman and Vishnu, which pilgrims often decorate with garlands, and finally statues ofKing Vattagamani, who honored the monastery in the first century B.C., and King Nissanka

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