Yala

Among the many untouched beauties of Sri Lanka are her rich and varied wildlife and jungles. One-tenth of the entire land of Sri Lanka is under the Department of Wildlife Conservation and thus there are many sanctuaries and national parks. The most frequented national park of Sri Lanka is Yala. It is mainly a thorny scrub forest, but it is the best place for visitors Read More …

Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa, which was the capital of Sri Lanka from the 11th to the 13th century has more to see and leaves less to speculation than Anuradhapura, the capital that preceded it. Due to its more recent past, Polonnnaruwa is strewn with ruins in a resplendent state of preservation. Ornamental friezes and delicately carved pillars decorate most of the ruins, making the metropolis fascinating to any Read More …

Nuwara Eliya

Set in the heart of Tea country this beautiful town is where the British succeeded in creating an English countryside, with homes in style from Georgian to Queen Anne. Well kept lawns with hedges, an Anglican Church, and the famous golf course and beautiful parks give the place an air of nostalgia. Situated 1,890 meters above sea level, the air is cool and fresh – Read More …

Negombo

A picturesque West Cost Resort, Negombo has grown up around a fishing village of distinctive charm and character. One of the leading sights here is the ‘Catamaran’ fishing fleet coming home, as well as age old techniques of long net and lagoon fishing, one of Sri Lanka’s few predominately Roman Catholic areas, Negombo is an enduring relic of Portuguese colonialism of the 16th & 17th Read More …

Dambulla

Of all the many cave temples in Sri Lanka the Raja Maha Vihara at the village of Dambulla is by far the most impressive. It consists of a series of five caverns. The temple is on the summit of a huge slope rock face that rises more than 350 feet above the village. The most interesting is the largest cave, which is the fourth on Read More …

Anuradhapura

Hundreds of years prior to the birth of Christ, while other regions were emerging from the stone ages, Sri Lanka was a land of highly advanced cities of which Anuradhapura was the greatest. Its ruins today display infinite detail of rare beauty, delicately set in the world’s mightiest masses of monumental masonry, second only to the pyramids of Egypt. As it was only the Buddhist Read More …

Kandalama Sanctuary

There is 55 acre forest with a variety of trees, some 100 years or more in age, around the Kandalama tank including medicinal plants and a rich and varied bird life. Kandalama offers one of the best bird watching opportunities in the north central province. The diversity in habitat and the tank provides the visitors the opportunity to observe more than 145 species, which is Read More …

Kumana Bird Sanctuary

Kumana a National Park, situated to the northeast of the Yala National Park, is a habitat for local birds and migratory aquatic birds including flamingoes, ibis, herons, pheasants particularly impressive in the man grove swamps. Herds of elephants can also be spotted although leopards and bears are more elusive.

Sri Lanka Bird Watching Tour

Sri lanka is a birds paradise. According to birds statistics more than 468 species seen in Sri Lanka. There are total of 339 varieties of birds found in Sri Lanka and a further 129 species of migrant birds. In Sri Lanka 26 species of the bird found are native birds. The Seasonal migrant birds those shuttle between the north & south pole often use the Read More …

Ramayana

The great Hindu epic Ramayana, tells of the conquest of Sri Lanka in 3000 BC by the Hindu god ‘Rama’ who fought with the king ‘Ravana’ in Sri Lanka to rescue his wife ‘Sita’. As your request we offer the opportunity to visit the many sites believed to have been part of the great Ramayana which include amongst others, Ravana’s fort, the Sita Amman temple Read More …

Sinharaja Rain Forest

The lush Sinharaja Forest is the oldest and the only virgin rain forest in the island, is a nature lovers paradise and a “World Heritage Site”. Approximately 11,330 hectares in extent, and filled with rare species of trees and plants, the forest offers visitors an intersting encounter with endemic birds, butterflies, reptiles, lizards, etc.

Horton Plains

High up in the central hills of the island, nestling on a wild and windswept saddle at an elevation of 7200 feet where the bright and clear, the soft and misty change from moment to moment is one of Sri Lanka’s most forbidding yet fascinating and stupendously beautiful regions.As the name implies, here are a series of vast open plains rolling along as far as Read More …

Mihintale

In 247 B.C. Buddhism was first introduced to Sri Lanka on the mountain of Mihintale. Since then, various kings of Sri Lanka have blessed this rock with magnificent masterpieces of architecture. These include a hospital, a monastic complex, stupas and dagobas. While some of these structures are in an almost perfect state of preservation, some others are in complete ruin. The most spectacular of these Read More …

Sigiriya

The sight is stupendous even today: a massive monolith of red stone rises 600 feet from the green scrub jungle to accentuate the lucid blue of the sky. How overpowering, then, this rock fortress of Sigiriya must have been when it was crowned by a palace 15 centuries ago. Sigiriya was no gloomy and forbidding fortification. At the brief height of its glory – a Read More …

Pinnawela

Pinnawela is a small town a short distance from Kegalle. It is not particularly fascinating except for one unique orphanage situated in this town, the Pinnawela elephant orphanage. Established in 1975 as a place to house young elephants who found themselves separated and lost from their herds or orphaned by poachers, Pinnawela has now become a popular tourist site.The orphanage is situated besides a small Read More …

Kandy

The second largest city in Sri Lanka, Kandy is perhaps the center of all Singhalese culture. The cool atmosphere and the picturesque surroundings enhance the enchantment of the citadel that is teeming with traditions of Singhalese art, music and dance. The sacred tooth of the Buddha, Sri Lanka’s most prized possession and the symbol of sovereignty over the island, was moved to this hill city Read More …

Hikkaduwa Coral Reef

The coastal town of Hikkaduwa on the South Coast, is well known for its ‘Coral Sanctuary’. The Reef is well populated with a variety of tropical fish and turtles which can easily be seen even when snorkelling not far from the shore. Coupled with such a magnificent undersea world and the teeming thrust of beach life, Hikkaduwa is a haven for both divers and beach Read More …

Galle Fort

Galle said to be the famous Tarshish of the Bible is the Port where the Portuguese first landed in Sri Lanka. Fortified by the Dutch who ruled maritime Sri Lanka in the 17th & 18th centuries the city still retains the air of old Holland. Old Dutch churches and monuments with armorial bearings, well preserved fort and ramparts, imposing crested and monogrammed gateway dated 1669, Read More …

Bentota

This is a well developed tourist complex sandwiched between a river and the sea. This area is good for aqua sports and you will really enjoy the beautiful sea and sunny beach. Those who wish to water ski, & wind surf will find ample opportunities to do so right round the year, if not possible in the sea, in the river.

Adam’s Peak

Adam’s Peak has been the object of worship by many. Although Buddhists believe that the mysterious footprint etched on the summit is that of the Buddha, others believe this to be the footprint of the the Biblical Adam. The view from the peak is breathtakingly beautiful especially at sunrise and for some the arduous climb to the top could turn out to be an amazingly Read More …

About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island which possess a honorable history of over 2500 years, in history it known as Ceylon now we call it Democratic Socialist Republic Sri Lanka. The climate of Sri Lanka can be described as tropical and warm. The temperature may vary from 15 °C in the Central highlands to 35°C  in other low areas. Even though Sri Lanka is a Read More …