A Glimpse of Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Our beautiful island is historically and culturally intertwined with the Indian subcontinent, but is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. The legislative capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo. It has a rich cultural heritage and … Read more

Popular Place of Attraction

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For centuries, Sri Lanka has been a popular place of attraction for foreign travelers. The Chinese traveler Fa-Hien visited Sri Lanka as early as the 4th century, and in the twelfth century, Italian explorer Marco Polo claimed Sri Lanka to be the “best island of its size in the world”. Heritage tourism involves visiting historical … Read more

Culture and History of Sri Lanka

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The culture of Sri Lanka mixes modern elements with traditional aspects and is known for its regional diversity. Sri Lankan culture has long been influenced by the heritage of Theravada Buddhism passed on from India, and the religion’s legacy is particularly strong in Sri Lanka’s southern and central regions. South Indian cultural influences are especially … Read more

Animal Lovers

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The virgin forests of Sri Lanka are rich in their variety and profusion of flora and fauna. Wildlife include elephants, leopards, bears, buffalo, and peafowl, and tree species such as ebony, mahogany, satinwood, and teak. Sri Lankan elephants The Sri Lankan elephant is one of the three types of Asian elephants. The country has the … Read more

Honeymooning

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Our Honeymoon Tours Each sight and every sound of our Paradise Island creates memories of history, mystery and romance that will last a lifetime! Kandy and Nuwara Eliya, both huddled in the midst of our renowned Hill Country, are perfect outlines to virgin environments of misty mountains, peerless wildlife and fabulous views. And at Bentota, … Read more

Sinhalese New Year

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Sinhalese New Year, generally known as Aluth Avurudda (Sinhala: අලුත් අවුරුද්ද) in Sri Lanka, is a Sri Lankan holiday that celebrates the traditional New Year of the Sinhalese people in Sri Lanka. It is a major anniversary celebrated by not only the Sinhalese people but by most Sri Lankans. The timing of the Sinhala New … Read more

The beautiful wounded soldier, Sri Lanka

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As you all may have heard, 21st of April 2019 Easter Sunday was one of the worst days in history for Sri Lanka. As a nation we cry and mourn for our people and their loved ones. We have been at peace for ten years after the Civil War that took place in our country … Read more

Kandy, Sri Lanka

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Kandy (Sinhala: මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced [mahanuʋərə]; is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the ancient kings’ era of Sri Lanka. The city lies in the midst of hills in the Kandy plateau, which crosses an area of tropical plantations, mainly tea. Kandy is both … Read more

Yala National Park

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Yala (යාල) National Park is the most visited and second largest national park in Sri Lanka, bordering the Indian Ocean. The park consists of five blocks, two of which are now open to the public, and also adjoining parks. The blocks have individual names such as, Ruhuna National Park (Block 1), and Kumana National Park … Read more