PLACES OF INTEREST SRI LANKA

 

 

Still confused exactly what places you must see during your visit to Sri Lanka? Then you have come to the right place. We at will guide you out of so many places what exactly suits you. In this page we have briefed 36 places of interest in Sri Lanka along with the activities that you can do while in Sri Lanka. So when you read about the place have a look at the activities. Then submit your name and email to us we will guide you from there.

 

 

Adams Peack

 

Adam's Peak is a 2,243 metres  tall pointed mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well-known for the Sri Pada "sacred footprint" is simultaneously one of Sri Lanka’s most striking natural landmarks and one of its most celebrated places of pilgrimage.  It will be a great pleasurable tour climbing the mountain and we can arrange accommodation near the location prior to your arrival. We can also arrange a tour guide if necessary.

 

Ambewela

Ambewela is a small town or a hill station in Nuwera Eliya The climatic conditions in Ambewela make it a suitable location for dairy farming. This area is also sometimes called the ‘Little New Zealand’. We can arrange a tour to visit Ambewela farms and the milk factory while arranging a visit to Nuwara Eliya.

 

 

Arugam Bay

Arugam Bay is listed as one of the top ten surf points “combination of quality waves and a beautiful beach” creating a surfing paradise.. The best time of the year for surf is between May and November when the predominant wind is offshore for at least the first half of the day. Arugam Bay is a place for surfers, watersports freaks and wildlife admirers with hotels and guesthouses for relatively cheap price. Beyond surfing there are many things can be enjoyable, Lagoon tour, bird watching, elephant watching, Kumana National Park, Kudumpigala monarchy and many ancient ruins & archaeological sites. We can arrange a nice tailor made tour, specially for surfing loverswith all facilities and accommodation. Please submit what you have in mind we will contact you soon.

 

 











Batticaloa

The Batticaloa Fort is the main tourist attraction in Batticaloa which was built by the Portuguese in 1628 and was the first to be captured by the Dutch on 18 May 1638. Later, the fort was used by British from 1745. The fort has a structure of four bastions and protected by the Batticaloa Lagoon from two sides and a canal of the other two sides. Kallady Bridge  is a road bridge in eastern Sri Lanka. It crosses the Batticaloa Lagoon at Batticaloa. The bridge is part of the A4 Colombo-Batticaloa highway. It is located in the Eastern Province of SriLanka. The neighbor district for Batticaloa are Trincomale and Ampara. In Trincomale there are 10 hot water wells. If you are interested visiting Batticaloa and places around please contact us. We will arrange a nice tailor-made tour package.


Dambulla Cave Temple

 

GAMPOLA

Ambuluwawa mountain is considered one of the must visit places in the Gampola area and although its a hard journey some people do climb the mountain on foot. The journey is worth it because it offers one of the most beautiful scenes you can ever see. Ambuluwawa was built as a symbol of religious harmony in Sri Lanka and you find a Temple , a Church , a Hindu kovil and a Mosque there. It’s like being in the sky when you go to the top of the Dagoba on the mountain. Even though not reflected as a Top Tourist Attraction in Sri Lanka some tourists andlots of locals visit this beautiful place. There is a lovely landscaped garden for you to spend some time and you can get some amazing picture from the top of the mountain.  

 

HIIKKADUWA

 

Hikkaduwa beach is one of the finest beaches in Sri Lanka and is famous for its coral reef sanctuary and
there are many annual beach festivals so it’s a real happening place. We can arrange a taipor-made tour package with accommodation and including activities such as Visit to Hikkaduwa Coral Gardens with Glass-bottomed boat rides, Visiting  Seenigama Vihara which is a famous Buddhist temple and a scuba diving and snorkeling day with full of excitement, Pleasurable surfing time, visiting a turtle hatchery if you are a nature love,canoerides along the Hikkaduwa lake and much more. Submit your name and email we will contact you within 48 hours with a comprehensive Hikkaduwa tailor-made tour.


Kalkudah & Passikuda

Are you a beach love? Want to spend your holiday in a white sands, calm waters and sheer beauty?


Wellcome to Sri Lanka and Wellcome to Pasikuda & Kalkuda the two untouched, beaches in the East coast of Sri Lanka. Close to the town of Batticloa, both the beaches are expected to become international hotspots, as many people discover the charming beauty of this paradisiacal beach. Pasikuda – famous for its breath-taking beaches – is in the process of developing as a prime tourist destination with new hotels coming up, beach activities becoming popular and the long and wide sunny beach with golden sand becoming popular day by day and the beach becoming widespread tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.

Kalutara

Kalutara is a resort town located approximately 40km south of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital. Kalutara is a semi-urban city with a diverse population. Once an important spice-trading center, the city’s name is derived from the Kalu Gang River (Black River). In the 11th Century, the town was temporarily made a capital on the orders of a South Indian Prince. The region was later planted with coconut trees, whose by-products are used for both internal and external trade. If you visit kalutara you can see 38-meter long Kalutara Bridge which was built at the mouth of the Kalu Gang River and serves as a major link between the country’s Western and Southern border. At the southern end of the bridge lies the 3 stories-high Kalutara Vihara, a Buddhist temple built in the 1960s which holds the distinction of being the only shrine in the world that is hollow and is one of the best places to visit in Kalutara. In addition to serving as a tourist resort town, the town is also renowned for its mangosteen fruits.


 

 

 

 









Negombo

Negombo is a beautiful beach resort on the western coast of Sri Lanka. The wide sandy beaches and the safe sea are the major tourist attractions of Negombo bringing locals and tourists to enjoy a memorable beach holiday. Fishing in Negombo Lagoon, Dutch Fort in Negombo, St. Mary’s Church in Negombo This holy building is lavish and grand in nature, standing tall amidst other structure in the town. We can arrange a nice tailor made day tour to visit Negambo and a boat ride in the lagoon where you can kill sometime fishing and relaxing sun bathing.

Mirissa

Mirissa has become a very popular tourist attraction for  Whale and Dolphin watching. We can arrange a tailor-made Whale watching tour to your convenience. And also you can  take a short walk to Mirissa Port to see the fish being unloaded from the boats and trawlers. Local fishing community all over the country come to buy fish and you can see large sharks being hauled off boats that have just come back from a 2 week excursion.

Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara-Eliya the 'heart' of the tea country located at an elevation of 1980 meters in the central highlands of a tropical island, it offers the best both worlds advantages, of tropical abundance and pleasant cool mountain climate. Places of interest and activities in and around Nuwara Eliya includes Visiting Haggala Botanical Garden, Queen Victoria Park, Horton Plains, Horton Plains National Park.  
Pedro Tea Factory One of the most modern factories, producing the highest priced tea that is popular all over the world, Boating and rowing in Gregory LakeLake, Galway’s Land Bird Sanctuary, Nuwara Eliya Golf Club if you are a Golf lover, Labookelle Tea Centre, Nuwara Eliya offers good adventure sport locations because of its landscape, Lover’s Leep Falls, Laksapana Falls, Devon Falls, Ramboda Ella Falls, Hellboda Ella Falls. More on waterfalls  visit our comprehensive waterfall Sri Lanka Page. 


Polonnaruwa

 

 

Polonnaruwa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its preserved ruins and restored ancient irrigation reservoirs is a “must visit” cultural destination of Sri Lanka Holidays. Great Ancient Man-made Lakes, preserved Ruins of Royal palaces, intact monumental sculpture in colossal statues carved from sold rock, Renovated Stupas, Ruins of Stupas, Monasteries & Temples are major attractions. Ruins of royal castles and Buddhist temples: Royal Palace Group, The Quadrangle, the Polonnaruwa Vatadage, (circular relic house), Shiva Devale (Hindu temple), The Alahana Pirivena, Rankot Vihara, Lankatilake, Kiri Vihara, Gal Vihara, Potugal Vihara, Kumara Pokuna (Royal Bathing Pool).  As much as the preserved cultural monuments would enlighten the tourists, the wild life sanctuaries in the district of Polonnaruwa affords ample OPPORTUNITIES for the joy and fun in the close range of wild elephants, other mammals to the lovers of wildlife.  Polonnaruwa is Located in between Wildlife at Minneriya National Park, Wasgomuwa National Park, Kaudulla National Park and Eco Hotels at Kandalama & Habarana so if you are a nature lover we can arrange a tailor Nissankamalla's Palace. Siva Devale ,Hatadage, Satmahal Prasada. Satmahal Prasada, Devales, Rankot Vihara, Buddha Seema Pasada, Lankatilaka Vihara, Kiri Vehera, Demala Maha Seya. Our experienced tour guides will explain you the historical value of each of these places. We have a comprehensive Polonaruwa Tour Package. You can get more information from hear.  

 



Sigiriya (Lion’s Rock)

Tangalle

This seaside town in Sri Lanka’s Deep South is 127 miles from Colombo. Celebrated for its pristine and secluded bays, the beautiful sandy beaches and some of the most idyllic coves in the whole south coast, Tangalle is a must-explore beach destination for any traveler to Sri Lanka. It’s no wonder then that it has been rated as owning some of the best beaches in the island. Tangalle is also well known for being one of the best bathing places in Sri Lanka. Snorkeling and diving off the coast are also very popular.

Tangalle is a great place from which to visit the surrounding attractions. The Rekawa Turtle Sanctuary is only 7km east of Tangalle and provides visitors a brilliant opportunity to watch the marine turtles nest. Sri Lanka is home to 5 of the 7 marine turtles of the world, all of which are endangered species.

Mulgirigala is a famous rock temple close to Tangalle that’s definitely worth a visit. This ancient Buddhist monastery dating back to the 2nd century B.C holds many Buddha statues, and depicts glorious paintings that are unique to Mulgirigala. Rumored to have special powers in making wishes come true, Mulgirigala draws devotees in droves.



Unawatuna

Unawatuna Beach was named the world’s best beach by The Discovery Channel in 2004. Unawatuna is undoubtedly the best beach in Sri Lanka-none other offers the same combination of golden sand, a protected bay that offers the country’s best swimming, the famed beauty of the headland with its temple and sunset, and the laid back atmosphere of Unawatuna. renowned Unawatuna reef ideal for snorkeling and diving among the tropical corals of Unawatuna reef in the company of angle & parrot fish, admiring the many sea creatures that live in the crevices and also this is the only place where sighting have been made on small whale sharks

 

Ritigala

 

 

Ritigala is a culture and eco tourist destination that never ceases to fascinate you. The archeological site of Ritigala monastery can be accessed only when we make inroads into Ritigala Strict Nature Reserve (SNR) of Ritigala mountain range. Ritigala mountain range  consists of four peaks of which the main and the highest peak at the south of the range is named Ritigala Kanda. Ritigala mountain range, a 3776-acre (1582 ha) Strict Nature Reserve, one of the well inventoried bio diversity hot spots in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka is managed by Department of Wildlife of Sri Lanka together with Forest Department of Sri Lanka. Ruins of Ritigala monastery are located on the eastern side of the mountain at the foot of the gorge which separates the main peak from the northern ridge of the range. Interested climbing Ritigala kanda and seeing the beacutiful historical value? Please submit your details we will senf a complete tour details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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