Sri Lanka-Travel Attractions

The Pearl Of Indian Ocean SRI LANKA, and One of the best known travel destination in South Asia

Sri Lanka is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, just off the south-east tip of India.

 

Sri Lanka is The Best Travel Destination in South Asia 

Previously known as Ceylon, this tiny island nation is packed with rich history and culture, dating back over 3000 years. It is home to eight Unesco World Heritage sites, some of the world’s most ancient cities; as well as an abundance of natural beauty – rolling green hills, tea plantations and tropical rain forests, and is circled by pristine beaches and great surf. Famed for its ancient ruins, famous tea and cuisine, it’s an oft-underrated travel destination.

The island  offers one of the most beautiful and  romantic landscapes, governed by rising mountains, ever green forests, blue ocean like tanks and tropical  waterfalls, that it was considered the lost paradise by many a globe trotters, who fell upon the country.

The white & golden  sands beaches of the country had been praised and blessing for their picture postcard views since eternity. The dusk and dawn and many human activities connected to these times of the day creates a vibrant picture along the coasts-lines of Sri Lanka.

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Galle City – In the Bay of Galle on the Southwest Coast of Sri Lanka, was Built First in 1588 by the Portuguese

GALLE FORT travel info guide for travellers to Sri Lanka  A world heritage site ? If I say it is the administrative capital of the southern province you may think that I lack real knowledge of this magnificent city. It is comfortably located in the southern tip of Sri Lanka and is 199 kilometres from the commercial capital, Colombo. It …

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Sri Lankan Culture – Highly Civilised Ancient Civilisation – The Lion’s Nation Middle of Indian Ocean with Alien’s Touched

The Sri Lankan culture is a mixture of modern elements with traditional facets. Regional diversity it posses is a result of its blending with the Portuguese, the Dutch, the English, the West Asian, the Middle Eastern, the South East Asian and the South Asian subcontinent. Theravada Buddhism plays a major role in shaping the lifestyle of Sri Lanka. It has …

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Piduruthalagala – Mt Pedro in Sri Lanka – Best Climbing on Island Nation Sri Lanka!

Piduruthalagala means straw plateau rock. The rock had a cap of pale green vegetation on its quite flat summit. This dried up during the dry period giving it a pale yellow colour with the appearance of straw on top. Thus it came to be called straw laden rock. The British found it hard to pronounce Piduruthalagala. It,  for the colonial …

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