to Sri Lanka. Land of abundance
of mystic tranquillity. We are
about to take you on a magical
tour of information on what Sri
Lanka has on offer to you. Before
you take off from here we suggest
you to bookmark this site just
in case you get charmed and lost.
The Pearl of the Indian Ocean
has almost every thing on this
planet to offer to tourists seeking
relaxing holidays. Beaches, cool
climates, jungle safaris, water
and adventure sports, spiritual
and self healing, ancient ruins
and romance all within just a
few miles apart. Bon voyage!
is simply nothing a tourist could not
do in Sri Lanka except for snow sports
of course. However the guided activities
will give you what is worth the money.
Tracking, bird watching, jungle safaris,
diving, white water rafting and much
with a local family and enjoy their
hospitality. Home stay is the most enchanting
cultural experience you could enjoy
in Sri Lanka. Rates start around USD
4.00 per day. Enjoy the hospitality
of the people of this beautiful island
and experience their temperaments and
fine cuisines. All venues are registered
at the Sri Lanka Tourist Board.
taxies start from USD 0.32 per kilometer
while tuk tuks are located at all major
towns are much cheaper. For busy travelers
hoping to cover the whole island in
a couple of days car rentals starts
form around USD 20.00 per day or chauffeured
the last royal capital of
Sri Lanka is a major tourist
destination. ( 115kM from
Colombo at 465 meters above
sea level). Famous for the
Temple of the Tooth and
many other temples the city
could be called the cultural
capital of the island.
Kandy Perahera, the pageant
of the temple of tooth where
Buddha's tooth is kept is
held either in July or August
each year to parade the
golden caskets is a must
see itenary if one is visiting
Sri Lanka during these months.
Temple is a unique complex
of 5 cave image houses containing
over 150 Buddha and other
statues along with beautifully
painted walls and ceilings.
The temple, constructed
by a king in appreciation
for providing shelter for
him when escaping an enemy
attack in the 1 century
BC is now declared as a
world heritage site.
in the 5 century AC this
magnificent complex of geometrically
laid gardens, pools, fountains
(still working today) as
well as oldest surviving
murals of maidens has been
a palace of the King Kasyapa.
Built on top of a 200m high
rock, the entrance to the
climb once has been through
a lions head. Only the huge
paws remain today.
capital of the southern
province is a city with
a colourful history. UNESCO
declared World Heritage
Site the magnificent Dutch
fort is the most popular
attraction of the town.
300 year old Dutch atmosphere
is still very much alive
around the fort and amidst
its many historical buildings
not invaded by the skyscrapers.
The beautiful beach of Unawatuna
is just 6km south east of