Discovering Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is a land of extraordinary beauty and breathtaking landscapes, steeped in myths, legends and riches of the Orient. It continues to fire the imagination of explorers, and inspire the romantics at heart.
Blessed by Mother Nature, the country boasts stunning natural beauty. The coasts are characterised by stretches of fine, golden sand and turquoise waters, while the lowland jungles are brimming with a diverse array of flora and fauna. The highlands of Sri Lanka, with its pretty mists and vast expanse of emerald greenery, also promises to be a scenic sight.
Sri Lanka’s diversity of attractions draws a myriad of curious and adventurous travellers, and offers travel sites and activities that will appeal to everyone. If you are an avid beach-goer, or a water sports enthusiast, the southern coasts of Sri Lanka will float your boat. Be sure not to miss out on the beautiful beach paradise of Mirissa and Weligama, or the variety of watersports available at the picturesque lake of Bentota.
Cultural buffs will delight in exploring fascinating sites, such as the renowned Temple of the Tooth in beautiful Kandy, the magnificent Mulkirigala Rock Monastery in Tangalle, as well as the historic fort walls of Galle.
Nature lovers, fret not, for you are not left out. In the central areas of Sri Lanka lies the charming and captivating Hill Country. Travellers who traverse the uplands of this region will be enchanted by its lush greenery, cooling climate and variety of nature attractions.
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