The Emerald Isle

Sri Lanka

Good things come in small packages

Very few places in the world can claim to possess as many charms on such a small island.

Wherever you are in Sri Lanka, you are never far from one of its innumerable beautiful beaches, or one of its spectacular ancient ruins. Areas of scenic beauty dot the landscape. Leopards, Elephants and a great variety of birdlife can be found in wildlife reserves. The coasts on three sides of the island are internationally renowned hot spots for watching Whales and Dolphins at close quarters.

Add to it a vibrant culture, friendly locals, delicious food, colourful festival celebrations and an abundance of good weather, and you have all the ingredients for a holiday of a lifetime.

Sri Lanka is among the most popular destinations of the world despite the troubles it has faced in recent times, which is a tribute to the admirably resilient spirit of this island nation.

Sri Lanka:

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Sri Lanka:

Explore Regions

North

Off the beaten track, remote and hauntingly beautiful.

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East

The island's best beaches and endearing small towns.

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South

Sri Lanka straight out of glossy travel brochures.

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Cultural Triangle

Sweeping landscapes with magnificent ruins from Sri Lanka's glorious past.

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West

Gateway to the treasures of Sri Lanka.

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Hill Country

Pristine forests and rolling hills carpeted with tea plantations.

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Sri Lanka:

Unmissable Sights

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Wildlife

Sri Lanka’s wildlife spectacle belies its small size and its weather is good for wildlife watching all throughout the year.

Sri Lanka is perhaps best known for its high density of Leopards, but it also home to the largest Elephant congregations of the world during the seasonal ‘Gathering’ in August and September. The seas around Sri Lanka are perhaps the best place in the world to see the elusive Blue Whales and Sperm Whales.

It isn’t just about the big mammals though – Sri Lanka has around 450 bird speicies, including 33 endemics. The mixed species flocks of Sinharaja are reputed to be the largest in the world.

Over 240 species of butterflies and 120 species of dragonflies are an indicator to its biodiversity, and it is justly considered one of the world’s top bio-diversity hotspots.

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Places to Stay

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