With 8 Unesco World Heritage Sites
to be found on such a small area of land and a 2,000 year old culture, Sri Lanka is as fascinating as it is beautiful.
A destination that is often skipped by many a traveller on their trips to India or Asia, Sri Lanka remains one on the Indo-Asian best kept secrets.
Visit their ancient sites and marvel over their legendary temples
, or see the sacred home of the world’s oldest living tree, Anuradhapura
. Take a safari tour
in one of Sri Lanka’s national parks to encounter elephants, leopards, water buffaloes, and exotic birds
, or spend the day relaxing on the dazzlingly white, often untrodden, beaches.
Try your hand at a little surfing
or retreat up into the Sri Lankan hills to experience a more temperate climate and the lavish greenery of the tea plantations
. And if you can even trek through the rainforests with an experienced guide or just take in the breathtaking vistas on a spectacular train ride.
With fabulously flavoursome food
and a vast array of culturally rich experiences to delve into, Sri Lanka promises to be one of your best-loved travel destinations, and the charm of the people will simply enchant you.