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Places to See in the Beautiful Island Sri Lanka

The tropical Asian island country Sri lanka is set in the Indian Ocean of the southeast tip of India. Its colorful history dates from over 3000 years ago. Sri Lanka was a home to various nations who were situated here during the past. Thus, the country offers enormous cultural wealth and various historic monuments. As Buddhism has left an extremely rich heritage here, the soul of this ancient religion still flourishes in this island. Sri Lanka is also the perfect place for nature-lovers, with pristine golden beaches, lush greenery of tea resorts, stirring mountains, stunning botanical gardens and extraordinary wildlife. The beauty of island’s nature is indeed diverse, abundant and unspoiled. Not much places can offer such a remarkable combination of the most beautiful sensations.

Sri Lanka tour packages offer the most popular attractions to visit. Aside from the capital city Colombo, known for its rich colonial heritage and diversity of races, religions and cultures, tour packages Sri Lanka will take you to the spiritual town of Kandy, containing the famous sacred Buddhist sites. One of them is the popular Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic which houses the sacred tooth of the Buddha. Another famed Buddhist temple is the Golden Temple of Dambulla. This cave-temple complex, containing five sanctuaries and 157 statues, is the largest, best-preserved complex in Sri Lanka. As soon as you enter it, you will immediately realize that you are on to something special. Not far from the town of Dambulla, a historical monument of great importance and value is placed. It is the ancient rock fortress Sigiriya, perhaps one of the most dramatic and most visited attractions of Sri Lanka. The palace is near 200 meters tall, and contains the most beautiful water gardens and remarkable frescoes on its inside walls. If you climb all the way to the top of the monument you will enjoy the most stunning view on the surrounding jungles and beautiful nature. While in Sri Lanka, you will also visit the remarkable Dutch Fort in the city of Galle and enjoy walking around its wide ramparts while being surrounded by beautiful sea view.

Aside from the spiritual and historical sightseeing, tour packages Sri Lanka will provide you with the stunning experience by learning about the extraordinary wildlife of the island. You will be taken to an incredible world of elephants at the Pinawalla Elephant Orphanage, the largest herd of captive elephants in the world. You will also see various other wild animals at the Udawalawe National Park and the Yala National Park. Tour packages Sri Lanka will not exclude visiting the beautiful sites of tea plantations and resorts in the Central Highlights, where the main tea factories are located. Astonishing beaches of the beautiful SriLankan villages, such as the Bentota beach, will offer you various sea activities as well as a time to relax and chill under the palm trees, and perhaps taste some of the finest SriLankan cuisine.