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Thrilling Adventure

The island’s diverse mini climates offer an array of ideal locations for exciting adventures. Rugged terrains, deep chasms, high peaks, mountain sites, gushing rivers and tall waterfalls provide ideal settings for responsible adventure activities such as Hiking, Trekking, Camping, Abseiling, Ziplining, Paramotoring, Off-roading, Rock climbing, Cycling, Canoeing, Caving and Horse Riding. Adventure lovers of any age will be safe and secure enjoying their experiences with us. These exciting activities will be coupled with comfortable stays at family friendly resorts or accommodation facilities of your choice. You can also trek through scenic landscapes and enjoy the gush of adrenaline as you take part in thrilling activities such as waterfall abseiling or days of classic camping or glamping in some of the most exotic locations in the wild of Sri Lanka. Our adventure tours also consist of exciting activities that include rock climbing, white water rafting, waterfall bathing, camping and surfing on the exotic beaches of Sri Lanka. With numerous lagoons, rivers, swamps and interconnected canals you will have unmatched experiences on offer with endless opportunities to relax while enjoying nature and beautiful natural settings.

Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay, a small fishing village on the East Coast, is a much sought after tourist spot for surfing in Sri Lanka and among the top ten surfing destinations of the world.

The popularity of this exciting destination has soared in recent times and captured the hearts of visitors with its spectacular golden beaches, beautiful bays and the amazing swells and long rapid breaks of the ocean. There are also many other surf points such as Elephant Rock and Peanut Farm located in the south and Whiskey point in the north where even beginners can enjoy surfing.

Kitulgala

Kitulgala is a small town on the hills that slope down to the flowing waters of the beautiful Kelani River. It is a portion of the rain-forest that has mesmerized visitors with its natural beauty. The Academy Award-winning movie “The Bridge on the River Kwai” was filmed on the Kelani River near Kitulgala. Even though the main highlight at Kitulagala is white water rafting there are many leisure and adventure activities that are available such as jungle trekking, outdoor camping, mountain biking and Bird Watching. The higher part of the meandering river is more of a challenge that is recommended to the more experienced.

Kalpitiya

The Kalpitiya Lagoon, approximately 3 hours from Colombo, is one of the best places for Kite Surfing in Sri Lanka and the world. Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Dolphin Watching and Boat Tours are also popular in this destination with thousands of enthusiasts visiting Kalpitiya annually. The less crowded Alankuda-Kalpitiya will give the Kite Surfing enthusiast exclusive stretches of beaches and professional water skiing and wind surfing companies to assist for most memorable experiences. With the perfect balance of waves and ideal wind conditions along the long coastline. The best conditions prevail between the months of May to October and December to March.

Bentota

Bentota, located just 2 hours from Colombo gives the adventure sports enthusiast the opportunity to enjoy a variety of water sports including speed boat and jet ski riding, wind surfing, boogie boarding, water skiing, kite surfing, to a leisurely ride on a banana boat with the entire family. Known as the water capital of the island, it is a foremost tourist destination and a popular location for water sports with many plush hotels and resorts ready to extend the warmest hospitality added to the golden beaches and emerald waters. The best times for water sports in Bentota are from November to April.

Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa, in the south western coast of the island is one of the best locations for diving, surfing, snorkeling and sailing among others. Surrounded with a number of reefs and interesting ship wrecks, diving around this area will be an exciting adventure. Snorkeling in the clear waters in Hikkaduwa with many coral reefs just off the beach and encounters with huge turtles, if you are lucky are unforgettable experiences. Surfing in the waters of Hikkaduwa is certainly for the well trained and skilled enthusiast. A ride on a glass bottom boat to view the corals or a challenging sailing expedition also awaits you in Hikkaduwa.

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Magnificent Heritage

Sri Lanka with its documented history dating back to the 3rd century BC holds some of world’s most advanced and developed ancient cities including Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. Remnants of these once glorious cities, their palaces, temples, monasteries, hospitals and theaters intricately carved out of stone lay amidst the thick jungles today, still fascinating and spellbinding its visitors. The introduction of Buddhism in 247 BC enriched the Indo-Aryan Sinhalese inspiring them to create magnificent feats of architecture and engineering. Within the comparatively small area of 65,610 square kms of land lie 8 remarkable attractions in Sri Lanka. Of the UNESCO declared World Heritage Sites, 6 are man-made wonders.
These are the ruins of the first capital, the ancient kingdom of Anuradhapura, the second capital, Polonnaruwa (9th to 14th century) and the fascinating Lion Rock, Sigiriya, The picturesque mediaeval capital city of Kandy (the seat of kings from the 16th to the 19th century), the Dambulla Rock Caves and Temple, the Galle Fort and two natural heritage sites designated being the Sinharaja Forest Reserve and the Central Highlands (Peak Wilderness, Horton Plains, and the Knuckles Conservation Forest.)

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura in the north central province of Sri Lanka is a UNESCO declared World Heritage City. It flourished as the first capital of Sri Lanka from 377 BC to the end of the reign 1017 AD and was the Royal Seat for an unbroken 1400 years under 130 kings as the capital of the Country. It was Sri Lanka’s first planned city of which magnificent and glorious remnants and ruins give a fascinating glimpse of a stately, well laid-out pre-Christian metropolis. The city is adorned with massive Buddhist shrines and monasteries, splendid palaces, pavilions, and parks, bathing ponds and vast reservoirs, many of them are masterpieces of architecture, art, sculpture and engineering. The ancient city of Anuradhapura and its surroundings offer a remarkable experience into one of the most prosperous and rich civilization and cultures of the ancient world.

Places to see in Anuradhapura

Abayagiriya Stupa

Jetavana Stupa

Thuparama Stupa

Lovamahapaya

The ancient Stone Bridge

Mirisavatiya Stupa

Lankaramaya Stupa

Dakkina Stupa

Isurumuniya

Vessagiriya

Ruvanwelisaya Stupa

Toluvila Monastery

The Samadhi Buddha

Kuttam Pokuna

Sri Maha Bodhi

Mihintale

Anuradhpaura Archeological Museum

Abayagiriya Museum

Aukana Buddha

Polonnaruwa

Located in the north central province in Sri Lanka, the Ancient city of Polonnaruwa was the second capital of the island between the 11th to 13th centuries. A UNESCO declared World Heritage City, Polonnaruwa was made the capital of the island by King Vijayabahu, who defeated Chola invaders in 1070 to reunite the nation. The well preserved ruins of Polonnaruwa both of secular and religious buildings with their scale, grandeur and architectural finesse gives the visitor a glimpse into the splendor and prosperity of the city at its zenith.

King Parakramabahu (1153 – 1186) undertook massive irrigation works, reservoirs and engineering feats of which the remains still marvel the world. Parakrama Samudra (Sea of Prakrama) which covers more than 2400 hectares was built as an irrigation solution to supply water for the many paddy cultivations in the kingdom. The area surrounding the lake is serene and pleasant with beautiful views of the sunset.

Places to see in Polonnaruwa

Gal Viharaya

Nissanka Latha Mandapaya

Dalada Maligawa

Thuparamaya

Vatadage

Pabalu Vehera

Manik Vehera

Rankot Vehera

Lankatilaka Image House

Kiri Vehera

Thiwanka Pilimage

Sigiriya

Sigiriya, the “Lion Rock” is an ancient rock fortress about 200 meters in height situated in the Central Province of Sri Lanka and is among the new Seven Wonders of the world, listed by Bloomberg. Even though it is believed that the ancient Rock Fortress and Palace was built by King Kashyapa during his reign in the 5th century AD, the mysterious and fascinating history of Sigiriya dates back to a ‘City of Gods’ built 50 centuries ago. According to recent archeological findings Sigiriya is considered as a post historical archaeology turning point of King Ravana where it could be the ‘Alakamandava’ or ‘City of the Gods’ that was constructed 50 centuries ago.

Fascinating Sigiriya holds immense archeological and historical importance and is considered the eighth wonder of the world. It is also a masterpiece of ancient urban planning, landscape designing and architecture. The construction technology, exceptional hydraulic engineering and aesthetics, refinement in design and the unique harmonization created between nature and man-made structures have truly amazed the world. The summit of the rock is reached by climbing 1200 steps that will take approximately 3 hours. The Frescoes, Mirror Wall, the landscaped gardens, Lion’s Paw, and the Cobra head cave are among the highlights of exploring Sigiriya.

Places to see in Sigiriya

Sigiriya Museum

Pidurangala Rock

Dambulla Cave Temple

Spice Garden in Inamaluwa

Minneriya National Park

Kaudulla National Park

Kandy

The charming hill capital nestled between the central green mountains of Sri Lanka at an elevation of 465 meters above sea level is the island’s second largest city. It was the last royal kingdom, where more than 2000 years of royal rule ended as the island ceded to British rule in 1815. Declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1988, it is one of Sri Lanka’s foremost tourist destinations. The most sacred and famous highlight of the city of Kandy is the historic ‘Dalada Maligawa’ or the Temple of The Tooth Relic, which enshrines the sacred Tooth Relic of Lord Buddha. The mesmerizing annual cultural pageant the ‘Esala Perehera’ held in honor of the sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha is known to be one of the most colorful cultural pageants in Asia. Kandy and its surroundings are a treasure trove of interesting architecture, traditional art and crafts, exquisite timber carvings, music and dance and is a living continuation of the island’s ancient cultural heritage.

Places to see in Kandy

Dalada Maligawa Complex and the surrounding sacred buildings.

The Royal Palace Complex housing the Archeological Museum

The 4 Devalayas (Shrines) – The Natha, Vishnu, Pattini and Kataragama Devalayas

Malwatte & Asgiriya Rajamahavihara Buddhist Monasteries

Kandy Lake, Ulpange and the island

Udawatte Kale forest monastery

Lipton’s Seat

Bahiravakanda Buddha Statue

Peradeniya Botannical Gardens

Peradeniya University Complex

Degaldoruwa Temple

Lankatileke Temple

Gadaladeniya Temple

Ambekke Devalaya

War Cemetary

Dambulla

The Dambulla Cave Temple dates back to the 1st century BC, and is one of the most distinct and unique cave temples in Asia. Located at an elevation of 1118 feet above sea level this massive rock in the plains of Dambulla rises to a height of 600 feet with a length of over 2000 feet. This most acclaimed cave complex holds magnificent Buddha images and a vast expanse of breathtaking traditional paintings on the rock ceiling and wall in vivid colors. The paintings date back to from the 2nd century BC (Anuradhapura Period) up to the 18th century (Kandyan Period).

UNESCO declared the Dambulla Rock Cave Temple as a World Heritage Site in 1991 given its outstanding archeological and historical importance. This unique Rock Cave Temple mesmerizes the visitor as he passes through magical spaces witnessing talented contributions of hundreds of generations of artists and craftsmen.

Places to see in Dambulla

Climb the Rose Quartz Mountain (Jathika Namal Uyana)

Popham’s Arboretum

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Explore the ancient ruins of the Ritigala forest monastery

Minneriya National Park

Kaudulla National Park

Galle

The largest city and port in southern Sri Lanka, Galle is 115 kilometers away from the city of Colombo and is a popular tourist destination in the island. The city was occupied by all three colonial rulers of the island and its main attraction is the Galle Fort. It is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site and a proclaimed Archeological Reserve. Different to any other city found in Sri Lanka, the Fort in Galle adds character to the city and encapsulates within its fortifications a colorful and exciting old world charm with old colonial architecture and winding cobbled streets.

There are many interesting shops that are lined along the streets of Galle in which you can buy colorful and exquisite gifts and souvenirs. You can pick the famous handmade Galle ‘Beeralu’ lace, or select from an array of colorful gemstones ranging from moonstones to precious and rare gems the island is famous for.

Places to see in Galle City

Galle Light House

National Museum in Galle

Maritime Archeological Museum

Dutch Reformed Church

All Saints’ Church

Historical Mansion Museum

Places to see in Galle

Unawatuna Beach

Jungle Beach

Hummanaya Blow Hole, Dikwella

Wewurukannala Vihara, Dikwella

Kanneliya Forest Reserve

Madol Duwa

Star Fort, Matara

Mask Museum, Ambalangoda

Batik Factory, Ambalangoda

Watch-Stilt Fishermen in Kathaluwa

The Central Highlands

Situated in the south-central part of Sri Lanka it comprises of the Horton Plains National Park, the Peak Wilderness Protected Area and the Knuckles Conservation Forest. This area was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2010 owing to the extraordinary range of fauna and flora found here. This region is considered a splendid bio diversity hot spot in the world. Situated at an elevation of 2100 – 2300m above sea level the Horton Plains National Park is covered by the montane grassland and cloud forest, rich in biodiversity with many species found here being endemic to the region. Peak Wilderness sanctuary spreads over a land of 224 square kilometers around the Sri Pada Mountain and is the third largest natural reserve out of the 50 sanctuaries in the island. The Knuckles is separated from the Central Highlands by the deeply carved valley known as the ‘Dumbara Valley’, or the ‘misty mountains’ and spans the Kandy and Matale Districts covering an area of approximately 21000 hectares.

Activities/Places around the Central Highlands

Exploring Horton Plains National Park

Adventure trekking in the Knuckles Mountain Range

Climbing Adam’s Peak

Visit Reverse Turn

Hiking in the mountains of the Central Highland

Walk to World’s End & Baker’s Falls

Hiking to Glory Mountains

Sinharaja Forest Reserve

Sinharaja, situated approximately 172 kms from Colombo in the south-west of Sri Lanka is one of the few virgin forests left in the world. A UNESCO declared natural World Heritage Site, it is also a designated Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO covering an area of approximately 11,000 hectares. There is much wildlife, especially birds and home to over 50% of Sri Lanka’s endemic species of mammals, butterflies, as well as numerous kinds of insects, reptiles and rare amphibians. More than 60% of the trees are endemic and are considered extremely rare.

it is accessible from any of its three entrances; Pitadeniya, Kudawa and Morning Side. The amazing variety of flora and fauna found in this dense rainforest makes scientists as well as nature lovers do excursions into the jungle to explore and appreciate its many untouched natural wonders.

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Wild Encounters

Nature has blessed Sri Lanka generously – it harbors the world’s tenth richest biodiversity within its small land area and is an unmatched enticement for eco-tourists. Sri Lanka is also known to be the best for big game safaris outside Africa. Sri Lanka’s Big Five – leopard, elephant, sloth bear, blue whale, and sperm whale – are known as the country’s great wildlife attractions. Few countries can rival its Big Game safari animals, with the island also being the unique destination where the biggest mammal on land, the elephant, and the biggest mammal in water, the Blue Whale can be seen within a few hours from each other. Let us showcase Sri Lanka to you, the undiscovered treasure trove in the world’s wild life map with an amazing variety of fauna and flora and with some of the world’s highest densities of leopards and elephants. Geographical diversity gives Sri Lanka rich wildlife resources which are conserved in 13 national parks and over a hundred protected areas. Sri Lanka has 86 species of mammals of which 16 are indigenous to the island. From the 427 recorded species of birds, 250 are resident and 26 are indigenous to the country. Some of the popular nature reserves are Sinharaja forest, Udawalawe Reserve, Yala National Park and the Wilpattu National Park.

Minneriya

Undoubtedly a most enthralling experience to the wild life enthusiast, May to October is the popular time to visit Minneriya National Park located in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka to view the fascinating ‘Elephant Gathering’. Being part of the elephant corridor which joins up with Kaudulla and Wasgamuwa parks, Minneriya National Park gives the opportunity to see herds of Elephants throughout the year. However, during this dry season, when the lush grass is exposed on the banks of the reservoir and as the waters recede, small herds of elephants from surrounding parks travel to Minneriya and gather to form massive herds.

Yala National Park

Situated in the southeast region of the country the park covers 979 square kilometers and is the best national park in Sri Lanka that offers the opportunity of viewing the broadest variety of wildlife. With a total of 32 species of mammals recorded, the star attraction of the park is the leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya). Among other threatened species such as the sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), elephant (Elephas maximus), spotted deer (Axis axis ceylonessis), sambar (Cervus unicolor) and the golden jackal (Canis aureus) are also seen among many other species. Dawn and dusk are the best times of the day to experience a safari tour on jeeps with soft-tops that are provided by the park.

Wilpattu

The park located in the northwest coast lowland dry zone of Sri Lanka covers 1,317 square kilometers and is among the top national parks world-renowned for its leopard population with also 31 species of mammals identified within its borders. The unique feature of Wilpattu National Park is the existence of “Willus”, natural, sand-rimmed water basins or depressions that are filled with rainwater. Many species of reptiles and birds are found in Wilpattu while the mammals that are identified as threatened species living within the National Park are the elephant, sloth bear, leopard, water buffalo, sambar and the spotted deer.

Wasgamuwa

Isolated by large rivers in all its boundaries except from the south, the park is located approximately 50km northeast of Kandy. With an area of over 39,000 hectares, 23 species of mammal, 143 species of birds, 35 reptile species, 15 species of amphibian, 17 species of fish and 52 species of butterfly have been recorded in Wasgamuwa National Park. The main attraction of the park is the herds of Asian elephants and the sloth bears. In addition, you may also witness leopards, golden jackals, water buffalos, slender loris, wild boars, many species of deer and even the fishing cat.

Udawalawa

The Park lies on the boundary of Sabaragamuwa and Uva Provinces covering an area of 30,821 hectares. The park was created to provide a sanctuary for wild animals displaced by the construction of the Udawalawe Reservoir on the Walawe River, as well as to protect the reservoir. The National Park is amongst the most important habitats for Sri Lankan elephants. One can view these gentle giants gather upon the banks of the Udawalawe Reservoir in large herds which is indeed a marvelous sight to witness. It is estimated that Udawalawe National Park has over 250 resident elephants apart from many other species.

Elephant Transit Home

You may also wish to take a visit to the Elephant Transit Home in the Udawalawe National Park, which is a rehabilitation center set up by the Department of Wildlife Conservation to rehabilitate orphaned elephant calves. Elephants in the wild are constantly being killed and many elephant calves are orphaned. There are normally between 40 to 60 orphaned elephants and visitors can watch them being fed, from the safety of a viewing platform about 8m away, at one of the four daily feeding sessions, held every three hours from 9am until 6pm.

Bundala

In 1991 Bundala became the first wetland to be declared as a Ramsar site in Sri Lanka. In 2005 the national park was designated as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO, the fourth biosphere reserve in Sri Lanka. The national park is situated 245 kilometers southeast of Colombo. The best time to visit Bundala is from September to March, during which time migratory birds arrive at the park. The wetland habitats in Bundala harbors about 100 species of water birds, half of them being migrant birds. The Park has been identified as an outstanding and important Bird Area in the South Indian and Sri Lankan wetlands.

Gal Oya National Park

The Senanayake Samudra, the first significant irrigation project in Sri Lanka post-independence is considered the key feature of the Gal Oya National Park. The Park has the distinction of being the only one in the island where boat safaris are available. Getting a glimpse of elephants swimming across the lake is a most fascinating experience while on a boat safari. You can also enjoy the picturesque hill-forests, the leopards, water buffaloes, wild boar, crocodiles, and different species of deer that inhabit the park. There are also many little islands on the reservoir which are nesting places of numerous bird species.

Kaudulla National Park

Kaudulla National Park, situated in close proximity of the historic Kaudulla Tank built by king Mahasena is the newest national park and wildlife reserve in Sri Lanka, opened in 2002. Located in the heart of the cultural triangle, the best months to visit the park is from August to December, during which time around 250 elephants inhabit the park. Kaudulla plays a crucial role in supporting large numbers of elephants that are part of the “elephant gathering” in Minneriya National Park. As the two parks are in close proximity and maintain adjoining forest habitats, large numbers of elephants move freely between the two parks.

Kumana National Park

Located in the South-East corner of Sri Lanka, and neighboring the Yala National Park, the Kumana National Park is Sri Lanka’s foremost bird sanctuary as it houses a diverse range of endemic and migrants birds. Kumana is an ideal camping and safari spot and a firm favorite for bird watching. Sightings of the very rare migratory Black Necked storks, Yellow Footed Green pigeons and the Greater Racket-tailed Drongo to the more frequently seen Eurasian Spoonbill, Purple Heron and Wood sandpiper are possible in Kumana. With a total of 255 species of birds also seen are mammals such as the European Otter, Golden Jackal and a few elephants.

Lunugamvehera National Park

Lunugamvehera National Park is a popular park in Sri Lanka suitable for visiting all year around that is most famous for spotting an array of avifauna and herds of Sri Lankan elephants. 21 fish species, 12 amphibians, 33 reptiles, 184 birds and 43 mammal species have been recorded in the park. It also acts as a migration corridor between the nearby protected parks of Yala and Udawalawa National Parks. The national park which extends over 23,000 hectares and provides the ideal place also to spot wild buffalo, wild boar, sambar deer, grey mongoose, fishing cat, grizzled giant squirrel and more.

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Wondrous Nature

Marco Polo, the famous explorer described Sri Lanka as one of the finest islands in the world. Sri Lanka continues to mesmerize its visitors with the beauty of tropical landscapes and breathtaking panoramic views among its historical and cultural masterpieces and diverse wildlife among others.
The enticing beaches, high mountains rising to touch the blue skies, lush green tea gardens and salubrious climates give the visitor many awe-inspiring vistas and memorable experiences in this delightful land. Let us take you to explore the island’s hidden places, along lesser travelled paths to make your holiday in this magical land one to cherish for a lifetime. The central highlands of Sri Lanka rise from 3000 ft. to over 8000 ft. surrounded with salubrious weather all year through. The approach through road or by rail will be a most unforgettable experience being treated with enchanting landscapes of green mountains, deep ravines, cascading waterfalls and gushing streams. Small towns and dainty villages dotted with buildings, historic temples and other surroundings belonging to various races and religions bear testament of a people that live together in harmony in a rich tapestry woven into nature’s plentiful blessings. Come, escape and get lost willingly, in your tropical paradise. Let us show you the way.

Ella

Nestled in a valley between mountains at an elevation of about 1000 meters, Ella is a serene village with salubrious climate that is rich in bio diversity and thick forests with numerous varieties of fauna and flora. With panoramic and breath taking views it is an incredible destination for hiking. Among the highlights of Ella are the Little Adam’s Peak, the famous nine-arched bridge which is a unique piece of architecture and engineering and the Ravana Falls that is a spectacular sight with the water fall of about 90 meters. Ella is also a fine village to enjoy a typical Sri Lankan meal of rice and curry.

Nuwara Eliya

This delightful city is set amidst rings of mountains covered with seamless lush green tea plantations. As the prime tea growing district in Sri Lanka, it is also the foremost holiday destination for both Sri Lankans as well as foreign visitors. During the month of April the city takes a festive mood with bursts of color as beautifully landscape gardens bloom to welcome guests for the season with other exciting activities including horse races. The Victoria Park is a mini ornithological hot spot regularly visited by migrant birds. The renowned 18 holes golf course in the city is spread over 90 acres and is a popular venue.

Bandarawela

Located 197 kms away from Colombo in the Uva Province of Sri Lanka Bandarawela is a scenic city set amidst lush green tea plantations, distant hills, colorful outbursts of flowering trees and scattered fruit gardens and vegetable plots all over the region. It’s salubrious climate and charming setting with buildings reminiscent of the colonial past has made it a popular holiday destination among local travellers. The Dowe Rock Cave Temple is an interesting religious site to visit consisting of lovely Buddhist murals and a Buddha statue cut into the rock. Though smaller in size this temple bears many similarities to the famous Dambula Rock Cave Temple.

Haputale

Haputale is a small town located in the Badulla District which is 4695 ft. above the sea level, giving views as far as the southern coast on a clear day. It is a unique destination with very rich biodiversity and beautiful views of the Southern Plains and the misty mountains wrapped in clouds. Approximately 193 km away from Colombo, Haputale is a wonderfully refreshing getaway with a cooling climate and temperature of less than 25 degrees. This destination is ideal for hiking and trekking and among the major attractions are the Liptons seat, Adisham Bungalow and the famous Dambatenna tea factory.

Galway’s Land National Park

One of the smallest National Parks in Sri Lanka, Galway’s Land National Park is situated within the city limits of Nuwara Eliya and is one of the important bird watching hot spots in the island. Highly recommended for bird lovers it is home to many varieties of species of both endemic & common birds of Sri Lanka. There are about 20 rare migrant bird species and 30 native species that can be seen at The Galway’s Land National Park. The park is also renowned for different mammals such as the wild boar, buffalo and barking deer and also for beautiful floral species.

Hakgala Botanical Gardens

Situated approximately 10 kilometres south of Nuwara Eliya it is the second largest garden among the five botanical gardens in Sri Lanka and borders the Hakgala Nature Reserve which is home to a variety of wild life, including bears, monkeys and birds. The comfortable cool weather that prevails throughout the year compliments the exotic flora and fauna, creating a true paradise. Hakgala Gardens goes deep into history and is said to be one of the pleasure gardens of King Ravana called ‘Ashok Vatika’. The present day Gardens was established in 1861 and today it boasts of over 10,000 species of flora.

Thalawakele

A scenic town in the Nuwara Eliya district, Thalawakele is located at an altitude of 1,198 meters and home to two famous water falls. St. Clair’s is one of the widest water falls in Sri Lanka that cascades in three beautiful tiers with a width of about 50 meters. Falling from a height of about 80 meters it is the combination of the two smaller water falls, the ‘Kuda Ella’ and ‘Maha Ella’. The Devon Falls, yet another strikingly beautiful one in Sri Lanka falls from a height of about 97 meters and is located close to the Talawakele town.

Pidurutalagala

Also called Mount Pedro, Pidurutalagala is the tallest peak in Sri Lanka at a height of 2,524 m and easily distinguishable from almost all the areas in the Central Province. The Government of Sri Lanka and its armed forces have built their communications array on the top of the peak which contributes to the functioning of Sri Lanka’s radar system and hence considered a high security area. The peak is feature on every traveler’s wish list and is accessible after a thorough security check by the army. Pidurutalagala is ideally suited for hiking, climbing or mountaineering during the months of April to June.

Horton Plains

Horton Plains National park is the coldest and windiest location in the country at an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level. It is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka with magnificent landscapes of heavy forest cover, untamed grasslands, lakes and waterfalls. Inhabited by a variety of wildlife, the plains are also home to wild boar and the Sambar deer. Other highlights are the Bakers Falls, Chimney Pool and World’s End, which is a sheer precipice with a 1050 meter drop, known to be the finest view in Sri Lanka and is at the end of the Horton Plains plateau.

Sinharaja Forest

Situated approximately 172 kms from Colombo it is accessible from any of its three entrances; Pitadeniya, Kudawa and Morning Side. One of the few virgin forests left in the world, this evergreen rain forest is a bio diversity hotspot which is also a major eco-tourism destination in Sri Lanka. A UNESCO declared natural World Heritage Site, it is also a designated Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO given it covers an area of approximately 11,000 hectares. The amazing variety of flora and fauna found in this dense rain forest makes scientists as well as nature lovers do excursions into the jungle to explore and appreciate its many untouched natural wonders.

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Pristine Beaches

Sri Lanka, the tropical island in the Indian Ocean is endowed with extensive stretches of beautiful golden beaches of approximately 1600 Kilometers. and are fringed with coconut palms and shallow waters making it an ideal destination for a beach holiday. Added to the mesmerizing experiences of the sea are also interesting activities such as yachting, windsurfing, water skiing, kayaking and scuba diving. A large number of architecturally designed accommodations set in breathtaking surroundings add color to the coastal belt enabling you to have the best and most memorable beach holiday of a lifetime. Let us design that wonderful holiday for you with golden sands, the sleepy blue ocean and unforgettable colorful memories.
Renowned golden beaches best known are those in Bentota, Galle, Unawatuna, Mirissa, Trincomalee, Passikudah and Arugam Bay. with also the beaches of Negombo, Mount Lavinia,and Kalpitiya.These beautiful golden sands have attracted visitors from all over the world for decades to enjoy the sand, sunbathing, swimming, diving and exciting water sports. With beautiful luxury hotels, tasteful luxury boutique hotels to homely guesthouses ready to welcome holidaymakers with restaurants, bars and many fun activities customized tailor-made tours, budget-friendly to top-notch holidays can be most memorable experiences beside the golden beaches, emerald waters and the Indian Ocean.

Negombo

Located at the opening of the Negombo lagoon this interesting and charming city is set amidst lush coconut palms and long stretches of beaches which are surrounded by a colorful and active fishing community. With many hotels in the proximity ready to welcome you there are also various exciting activities that will keep you captivated to the area such as wind surfing, diving, and swimming. Located only 6 kilometers away from the international airport Negombo, is a predominantly Christian fishing town with many historic churches and interesting small boutiques that beckon the visitors for  interesting shopping experiences.

Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya one of the best beaches on the island is located in Puttalam, in the North Western Province. Consisting of 14 beautiful islands, Kalpitiya is still new to the tourism industry. Pure and golden beaches and stunning and amazing sunsets lying uniquely between the lagoon and the sea await to treat you at this destination. It is popular for whale and dolphin watching and for sports activities such as kite surfing, stand up paddling, horse riding, diving, skateboarding and surfing. November to April, you will see the calm seas and the weather. February to March is the best time for whale and dolphin watching.

Bentota

Bentota, 62 kilometers from Colombo is a foremost hub for water sports in Sri Lanka. Speed boat and jet ski riding, wind surfing, boogie boarding, water skiing, kite surfing, to a ride on a banana boat are just a few experiences you can enjoy at this exciting destination. Many star class hotels and accommodations to suit all budgets are located along its long and wide golden beaches and the best time to visit Bentota is from October to April. The famous Sri Lankan Architect Geoffrey Bawa’s landscaped gardens of ‘Lunuganga’ and ‘Brief’ are not to miss experiences while in Bentota.

Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa in the Southern Province is your dream seaside destination with perfect beaches and inviting turquoise blue waters. One of the best surfing spots in Sri Lanka with the best waves to surf is being found here from November to March. Scuba diving and diving in clear waters are a popular activity in which many species of fish and large turtles are found. There are more than four different shipwrecks for diving enthusiasts to explore in these waters. The impressive coral reef lies just offshore and is populated with exotic fish and sea turtles which can be admired on glass bottom boats available for visitors.

Unawatuna

A delightful fishing village in southern Sri Lanka, it is famous for its palm – lined beach, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and a great variety of fish and turtles. At the beach you will be welcomed by the catamarans ready to take you out to the sea for deep water fishing. Turtles still wade onto the beaches to lay their nests and eggs. Unawatuna is rich in its biodiversity with over sixty species of endemic birds been sighted. With numerous luxury resorts offering world class service to budget accommodation, this destination offers the beach holiday of a lifetime.

Mirissa

The largest fishing port on the south coast of Sri Lanka, it is also the world’s #1 spot to see the Blue Whale, the largest mammal on earth. There are plenty of boats that will take you out into the ocean on an early morning expedition to get that most awe-inspiring moment of sighting a gentle giant of the ocean or to get a glimpse of playful dolphins. The best time to visit is from November to April when the beaches are at their best with fine weather and calm seas. Many luxury hotels and resorts await to pamper you in Mirissa.

Tangalle

The four mile wide beach in Tangalle is a paradise for divers and swimmers and is most picturesquely located with rocky outcrops. It is an important fishing port located on one of the largest bays in Sri Lanka and protected from the ocean by an enclosing reef. Its spectacular beaches spread to the south and north of the town. To the north are Medaketiya, Medilla and Moralolliya beaches; whilst Pallikaduwa and Goyambokka beaches are to the south. Goyambokka with its wide sand beach is among the favorite beaches in Tangalle. Luxury hotels and stylish restaurants make it a perfect destination.

Trincomlaee & Nilaveli

Undoubtedly the best beach in the east of Sri Lanka, situated approximately 16 kilometers north of Trincomalee. Lush coconut palms and a flourishing lagoon adds more beauty to this popular destination where wide idyllic beaches with white sands and gentle and restful waves offer the ultimate haven to those who wish to enjoy quiet bliss and tranquility. The destination also presents wonderful surroundings for surfing, scuba diving, fishing and whale watching. The famous Pigeon Island, surrounded by crystal clear water is in close proximity and snorkeling in to the clear depths of the reef is an experience not to be missed.

Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay is on the list of the top ten surf points in the world and if you are a surfer it is the ideal dream destination where rough and wild waves await you for a challenge. The best time of the year to visit is between May and November. The very first international surfing competition was held by ISA (International Surfing Association) in the summer of 2004. The surfing season in Arugambay is from beginning of April till October. The beautiful forest hermitage of Kudumbigala, whose hundreds of caves were occupied by Buddhist monks as far back as the first century BC. is only a 45 minutes’ drive from Arugam Bay.

Pasikudah

Pasikudah and neighboring Kalkudah are two massive, pure stretches of beautiful beaches on Sri Lanka’s less visited east coast. It consists of a crescent shaped bay of white sand which is surrounded by delightful shallow, aquamarine blue water renowned to be among Sri Lanka’s best beaches. It is also the perfect place for water sports such as windsurfing and water-skiing as its offshore reef helps to shelter the sandy beach. Boat rides, fishing and snorkeling are some of the other activities you can experience. Attractions such as the Lovers Leap, the Koneswaram Temple, and Fort Frederick are among the attractions that can be easily visited from Pasekudah.

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Sri Lanka, the tropical island in the Indian Ocean is endowed with extensive stretches of beautiful golden beaches of approximately 1600 Kilometers that are fringed with coconut palms and shallow waters making it an ideal destination for a beach holiday. Added to the mesmerizing experiences of the sea are also interesting activities such as yachting, windsurfing, water skiing, kayaking and scuba diving. A large number of architecturally designed accommodations set in breathtaking surroundings add colour to the coastal belt enabling you to have the best and most memorable beach holiday of a lifetime. Let us design that wonderful holiday for you with golden sands, the sleepy blue ocean and unforgettable colourful memories.
Renowned golden beaches best known are those in Bentota, Galle, Unawatuna, Mirissa, Trincomalee, Passikudah and Arugam Bay. With also the beaches of Negombo Mount Lavinia, Kalpitiya that have attracted visitors from all over the world for decades to enjoy the sand, sunbathing, swimming, diving and exciting water sports. With beautiful luxury hotels, tasteful luxury boutique hotels to homely guesthouses ready to welcome holidaymakers with restaurants, bars and many fun activities customized tailor-made tours, budget-friendly to top-notch holidays can be most memorable experiences with golden beaches and emerald waters beside the Indian Ocean.

Negombo

Located at the opening of the Negombo lagoon this interesting and charming city is set amidst lush coconut palms and long stretches of beaches with the presence of a surrounding colorful and active fishing community. With many hotels in the proximity ready to welcome you there are also various exciting activities that will keep you captivated to the area such as wind surfing, diving, and swimming. Only 6 kilometers away from the international airport Negombo is a predominantly Christian fishing town with many historic churches and interesting, small boutiques that beckons the visitors for an interesting shopping experience.

Kalpitiya

Kalpitiya one of the best beaches in the island is located in Puttalam, in the North Western Province. Consisting of 14 beautiful islands Kalpitiya is still new to the tourism industry. Pure and golden beaches and stunning and amazing sunsets lying uniquely between the lagoon and the sea await to treat you at this destination. It is popular for whale and dolphin watching and for sports activities such as Kite surfing, Stand up Paddling, Horse Riding, diving, skate boarding and surfing. November to April, you will see clam sea and weather. February to March is best time to whale and dolphin watching.

Negombo

Located at the opening of the Negombo lagoon this interesting and charming city is set amidst lush coconut palms and long stretches of beaches with the presence of a surrounding colorful and active fishing community. With many hotels in the proximity ready to welcome you there are also various exciting activities that will keep you captivated to the area such as wind surfing, diving, and swimming. Only 6 kilometers away from the international airport Negombo is a predominantly Christian fishing town with many historic churches and interesting, small boutiques that beckons the visitors for an interesting shopping experience.

Bentota

Bentota, 62 kilometers from Colombo is a foremost hub for water sports in Sri Lanka. Speed boat and Jet Ski riding, wind surfing, boogie boarding, water skiing, kite surfing, to a ride on a banana boat are just a few experiences you can enjoy at this exciting destination. Many star class hotels and accommodations to suit all budgets are located along it’s long and wide golden beaches and the best time to visit Bentota is from October to April. The famous Sri Lankan Architect Geoffrey Bawa’s landscaped gardens of ‘Lunuganga’ and ‘Brief’ are not to miss experiences while in Bentota.

Hikkaduwa

Hikkaduwa in the Southern Province is your dream seaside destination with perfect beaches and inviting turquoise blue waters. One of the best surfing spots in Sri Lanka with the best waves to surf being found from November to March. Scuba diving and diving in clear waters are a popular activity in which many species of fish and large turtles are found. There are more than four different shipwrecks for diving enthusiasts to explore in these waters. The impressive coral reef lies just offshore and is populated with exotic fish and sea turtles which can be admired on glass bottom boats available for visitors.

Unawatuna

A delightful fishing village in southern Sri Lanka, it is famous for it’s palm – lined beach, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and a great variety of fish and turtles. At the beach you will be welcomed by the catamarans ready to take you out to the sea for deep water fishing. Turtles still wade onto the beaches to lay their nests and eggs. Unawatuna is rich in its biodiversity with over sixty species of endemic birds been sighted. With numerous luxury resorts offering world class service to budget accommodation conforming to arm Sri Lankan hospitality, this destination offers the beach holiday of a lifetime.

Mirissa

The largest fishing port on the south coast of Sri Lanka, it is also world’s #1 spot to see the Blue Whale, the largest mammal on earth. There are plenty of boats that will take you out into the ocean on an early morning expedition to get that most awe-inspiring moment of sighting a gentle giant of the ocean or to get a glimpse of playful dolphins.

Best time to visit is from November to April, when the beaches are at their best with fine weather and calm seas and many luxury hotels and resorts awaiting to pamper you.

Tangalle

The four mile wide beach in Tangalle is a paradise for divers and swimmers and is most picturesquely located with rocky outcrops. It is an important fishing port located on one of the largest bays in Sri Lanka and protected from the ocean by an enclosing reef. Its spectacular beaches spread to the south and north of the town. To the north are Medaketiya, Medilla and Moralolliya beaches; whilst Pallikaduwa and Goyambokka beaches are to the south. Goyambokka with its wide sand beach is among the favorite beaches in Tangalle. Luxury hotels and stylish restaurants makes it a perfect destination.

Trincomlaee & Nilaveli

Undoubtedly the best beach in the east of Sri Lanka, situated approximately 16 kilometers north of Trincomalee. Lush coconut palms and a flourishing lagoon adds more beauty to this popular destination where wide idyllic beaches with white sands and gentle and restful waves offer the ultimate haven to those who wish to enjoy quiet bliss and tranquility. The destination also presents wonderful surroundings for surfing, scuba diving, fishing and whale watching. The famous Pigeon Island, surrounded by crystal clear water is in close proximity and snorkeling in to the clear depths of the reef is an experience not to be missed.

Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay is on the list of the top ten surf points in the world and if you are a surfer it is the ideal dream destination where rough and wild waves await you for a challenge. The best time of the year to visit is between May and November. The very first international surfing competition was held by ISA (International Surfing Association) in the summer of 2004. The surfing season in Arugambay is from beginning of April till October. The beautiful forest hermitage of Kudmbigala, whose hundreds of caves were occupied by Buddhist monks as far back as the first century BC. is only a 45 minutes’ drive from Arugam Bay.

Pasikudah

Pasikudah and neighboring Kalkudah are two massive, pure stretches of beautiful beaches on Sri Lanka’s less visited east coast. it consists of a crescent shaped bay of white sand which is surrounded by delightful shallow, aquamarine blue water renowned to be among Sri Lanka’s best beaches. It is also the perfect place for water sports such as windsurfing and water-skiing as its offshore reef helps to shelter the sandy beach. Boat rides, fishing and snorkeling are some of the other activities you can experience. Attractions such as the Lovers Leap, the Koneswaram Temple, Fort Frederick are among the attractions that can be easily visited from Pasekudah.
 
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Kandy City Tour

Enjoy an unforgettable open deck sightseeing tour in the picturesque Sri Lankan hill capital (1592 – 1815) and UNESCO declared World Heritage City, Kandy, where 2500 years of royal rule ended. This beautiful city is famous for the Temple of the Tooth Relic complex, a most sacred place of worship for Buddhists from around the world. Kandy is also renowned for its annual mesmerizing cultural pageant that is held in honor of Lord Buddha’s sacred Tooth Relic.

 

Select your experience from a choice of tours that let you witness the rich heritage and culture, the delightful architectural masterpieces with exquisite carvings and engineering mastery. Enjoy panoramic views and enchanting photo opportunities in one of the most scenic cities of Sri Lanka as we take you to discover the most spectacular views.

Enjoy our regular tours or let us design your group tour to view the city according to your preferences. Regular tours:
  • Glimpse of Kandy
  • Heritage of Kandy
Includes:
  • Open deck city tour as per itinerary
  • Live commentary in English b professional guide
  • Snacks & mineral water
  • Entrance fees at stated attractions/sites
 
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