Things to See and Do in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautifully diverse and unique tropical island that rests under sunny skies on the deep blue Indian Ocean. If you have never been, then this should certainly be on your list of places to see before you die. There is so much to see and do on this almost picture perfect island paradise so do not miss a chance to take a vacation here because there are a countless number of things that people of all ages ad races can see and do here:

Explore a Formidable Fortress

Climb Sigiriya, also known as the lion rock fortress! It will transport you to a different time in history, a time of kings and queens, a time of wondrous architectural masterpieces, a time when sheer man-power helped carve rock. This fortress is truly one of a kind. Just remember though that Sigiriya is just one of many historic sites in Sri Lanka that you simply must see.

 

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Check out Sri Lanka’s wildlife scene if that is what you are most interest in. Go see elephants, deer, peacocks and the occasional leopard! In addition to Sri Lanka’s wonderful wildlife, you can also see lush green forests and luscious scenic hillsides. This unique island is bursting with abundant greenery and wildlife, so it almost transports you to a whole new world.

 

The Best Tea You’ve Ever Had

On Your Trip make sure to visit the cool countryside that is NurweyaEliya. Watch skilled local women work hard to earn their wages under the sun on the mountain-side plucking the tender new shoot of the plants used to make tea leaves. NurweyaEliya has preserved most of its rich colonial history since the British colonistsfavoured being in this cool location at a high altitude when they were in the country. And so NurweyaEliya is like a quaint snapshot of parts of England even today. It is also the place where some of the best tea in the entire world is produced. So while you are there make sure to arrange a tour of a tea plantation.

Beaches Galore

Sri Lanka is known for its beautiful golden sandy beaches that border the entire island. The warm beaches are fringed with green coconut trees full of orange fruit swaying in the breeze, colourful aquamarine horizons and gentle waves lapping the sandy beaches. You can either go down-South or to the North-East if you want to see the most popular beaches like Hikkaduwa, Mirissa, Arugam Bay and Passikudah to name just a few.

 

So do not miss out on the chance to visit the wonderful island of Sri Lanka! It is like no place that you have ever been before. And you will surely be well accommodated and warmly welcomed by the locals if you do decide to pay a visit here. It shall be an adventure that you will not forget nor regret.

 

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