Sri Lanka offers one a host of tourism opportunities. Palm-fringed pristine beaches, adventure sports facilities, quaint hill stations, majestic waterfalls, pilgrimage sites, world heritage sites, National Parks, museums-Srilanka is a comprehensive tourist package. The languid elegance of Sri Lanka and the simplicity of its people add to charm of the place. Travelling to Sri Lanka is a wonderful opportunity to relax, unwind and see nature at its best.
Location: An island off the south-eastern cost shores of India, 880 km north of the equator, in the Indian Ocean.
Tourist Spots: Arugam Bay, Weligama, Polonnaruwa, Sigriya, Dambulla Golden Temple.
Special Attractions: Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Galle Fort, National Maritime Museum, Peak Wilderness sanctuary.
Language: Sinhala, Tamil and English.
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee
Major Cities: Anuradhapura, Batticaloa, Colombo, Dambulla, Galle, Hambantota, Hikkaduwa, Jaffna, Kandy,
Best Time to Visit: November to April
How to Reach:
By Air: Sri Lanka is easily accessible by air from all the major countries in the world. The international airport at Colombo receives direct flights from Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.