Sri Lanka Tour
Facts at a Glance
Country: Sri Lanka
Capital: Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
Geographical Location: South Asia
Area: 65,610 km2
Language: Sinhala, Tamil
Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
Population: 20.87 million (2011)
Officially known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka is an island country located in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian peninsula in South Asia.
With more than thousand years of history, Sri Lanka has very strategic location and its deep harbours developed it as Silk Rout since ancient time. It is home of many religions, languages and ethnicities as well as rich Buddhist heritage. So, there are lots of things for tourists to know here.
Sri Lanka Tourism
With long history and rich tradition, Sri Lanka has plenty of things to visit and see. Geographically, it has largely low, flat to rolling plain and south central interior has mountains.
Fascinating cities and towns of Sri Lanka
• Anuradhapura: It is ruined ancient city
• Colombo: It is the largest city and former capital of Sri Lanka
• Galle: Home of a Dutch Fort, it is one of the most fascinating destinations
• Jaffna: It is northern capital
• Ratnapura: It is popular as 'City Of Gems'
• Kandy: This is spiritual centre of Sri Lanka
• Polonnaruwa: Popular for ancient sites
Other Fascinating sites
• Beruwela: It is beautiful beach resort
• Haputale: A small hill town popular for natural landscapes
• Batticaloa: Popular for beaches and also known as singing fish
• Robolgoda: Popular beach resort located on the south coast
• Sinharaja Rainforest: It is popular world Heritage
• Arugam Bay: Popular for water surfing sports
• Mirissa: It is a beautiful beach village
• Trincomalee: Popular beach spots in the north east
• Kitulgala: Popular for water rafting
• Adam's Peak
• Yala National Park
• Horton's Plains and World's End
How to Reach??
To visit Sri Lanka, you need to get visa that you can take from the Sri Lankan embassy located in your country.
Colombo international airport is linked by many airlines with many countries of the world.