SRI LANKA

Formerly known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka is a picturesque tropical island lying just off the southern tip of India. Synonymous with rich culture, history and a wealth of sacred sites, ancient cities and lush tea plantations, Sri Lanka is a must see in south Asia. 

Sri Lanka's seemingly endless golden beaches, some of the best in Asia, pepper Sri Lanka's coastline, back-dropped with towering mountains, tea growing estates and rainforests covering the countryside. Sri Lanka intoxicates its visitors with an eclectic mix of cultures, races, customs, religions and sheer natural beauty, much of which remains abundant and unspoilt.


 

Colonial Europe Meets South Asia

Sri Lanka

Although the old colonial powers left Sri Lanka decades ago, European influences can still be seen in the stunning architecture and the outstanding cuisine of this spellbinding nation.

From ancient overgrown cities to ethnic festivals, this jewel dazzles like a diamond. Few islands in the world can offer the diversity that Sri Lanka does.

Sri Lanka's World Heritage Sites

Sri Lanka has eight UNESCO World Heritage sites within its 'cultural triangle'. This includes the Sigiriya rock fortress, the Dambulla cave temples and the sacred cities at Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Kandy.

With Sri Lanka's striking architecture, ancient city ruins, colourful temples, flourishing wildlife, jungles and uniquely superb food, there is so much to see and do in Sri Lanka. This jewel of south Asia really is one of the world's greatest best-kept secrets and the perfect destination to combine a cultural and historical holiday along with relaxation on the beach.

Best time to visit

May - September

Must see highlights

  • The Rock Fortress at Sigiriya
  • Dambulla Cave Temples
  • Cities of Polonnaruwa, Kandy and Anuradhapura

Interesting Facts

  • Sri Lanka is officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
  • Population: 20.3 million (2013 census)
  • Land Size: 65,610 km²
  • Main Religion: Buddhism (70.2%), Hinduism (12.6%)
Sri Lanka

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