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  • Explore pre-historic caves
  • Explore pre-historic caves

    Though a relatively new activity to Sri Lanka, the country has a range of impressive caves on offer waiting to be explored. The thrill of exploring a new cave is sure to last you a life time!

  • Explore Lanka by air
  • Explore Lanka by air

    Sri Lanka is an island filled with diverse terrain, each one as beautiful and breathtaking as the next. Take it all, the beach, the plains, the hill country, in with a awe-inspiring balloon ride over this paradise island.

  • Camp in the grand outdoors
  • Camp in the grand outdoors

    Even if you do not understand the urge for the outdoors, camping in Sri Lanka you have to try! Come enjoy the natural beauty of Sri Lanka and experience camping in the grand outdoors. Do not worry camping in Sri Lanka does not involve too much roughing out.

  • Take on a foamy wrath of rapids in white water rafting
  • Take on a foamy wrath of rapids in white water rafting

    White water rafting? It needs no explanation. Come experience the thrills along Sri Lanka’s famous Kitulgala rapids.

  • Discover the mysteries of the underwater world– Snorkelling / diving
  • Discover the mysteries of the underwater world– Snorkelling / diving

    Diving in Sri Lanka in an activity everyone should try. The underwater world is an adventure with even a few genuine shipwrecks thrown in! Explore the reefs and swim with the colourful fish as you snorkel in the warm Sri Lankan waters.

  • Catch a wave in Arugam Bay (one of the top 10 surf beaches in the world)
  • Catch a wave in Arugam Bay (one of the top 10 surf beaches in the world)

    Voted as one of the top ten surf points in the world, Arugam Bay also offers an amazing beach area to relax and enjoy scrumptious seafood. Situated along the east coast Arugam Bay still has an untouched quality that is just waiting to be experienced.

Culture & History
  • Explore the fascinating ancient kingdoms
  • Explore the fascinating ancient kingdoms

    Explore the ruins, temples and monuments  of the historic cities that lay testament to the advanced culture enjoyed by Sri Lanka’s ancient kingdoms.

  • Take a walking tour of the Galle Fort
  • Take a walking tour of the Galle Fort

    Step back into a living past as you walk around the Galle Fort in Sri Lanka. While being serenaded by the sound of the sea as you stroll along the paved walkways and visit the colonial buildings and churches, you will forget that the modern city is just a few steps away!

  • Visit what’s probably the world’s first Playboy mansion – Sigiriya Rock Fortress
  • Visit what’s probably the world’s first Playboy mansion – Sigiriya Rock Fortress

    Despite building the Sigiriya Rock Fortress to keep out his brother’s invading forces the megalomaniac King Kassyapa enjoyed life’s pleasures and filled his fortress with pleasure gardens and bathing pools.

  • Enjoy a the dazzling sights of a Perahara
  • Enjoy a the dazzling sights of a Perahara

    Purely Sri Lankan, a Perehara or procession is a colourful religious affair with dancers and gaily adorned elephants. It is a site to behold and is held as a mark of gratitude for the bountiful crops.

  • Scale the dizzying heights of Adam’s Peak to witness the sunrise
  • Scale the dizzying heights of Adam’s Peak to witness the sunrise

    There are many beliefs regarding the huge foot print at the summit of Siripada or Adam’s Peak, yet no matter what the actuality, the long trek to the top is well worth it as you herald in the magical sunrise.

  • Visit the Sacred Anuradhapura Bo Tree (the tree with oldest recorded history in the world)
  • Visit the Sacred Anuradhapura Bo Tree (the tree with oldest recorded history in the world)

    A sapling from the original Bo Tree that provided shelter when Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, the Sacred Anuradhapura Bo Tree is believed to be the oldest surviving historical tree.

Nature & Wildlife
  • Take a shower under a waterfall
  • Take a shower under a waterfall

    Visit Sri Lanka’s hill country and enjoy the experience of standing under a natural waterfall as the freshest water runs over your body cooling and rejuvenating you. Nature’s very own spa treatment!

  • Spot endemic birds
  • Spot endemic birds

    Calling all bird lovers! Holiday in Sri Lanka and feast your eyes upon the island’s endemic birds. All you need are your binoculars and your enthusiasm!

  • Release a baby turtle into the sea
  • Release a baby turtle into the sea

    Make your Sri Lankan holiday one with a purpose as you help release baby turtles into the sea at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery.

  • Feed or bathe a baby elephant.
  • Feed or bathe a baby elephant.

    Sri Lanka’s Pinnawella elephant orphanage is the perfect place to feed or bathe a baby elephant, an experience to be treasured. Also with each visit you help towards maintaining the orphanage.

  • Spot a Leopard
  • Spot a Leopard

    Elusive they may be but if you are lucky, will catch a glimpse of the wild and majestic leopard that calls Sri Lanka, home. Come visit Yala or Udawalawe to take home your very own leopard, memories!

  • Experience The Gathering – Largest known gathering of elephants in the world
  • Experience The Gathering – Largest known gathering of elephants in the world

    Sri Lanka is synonymous with the majestic elephant and plays host to the largest known gathering of these magnificent beasts at Minneriya.

  • Say Hello to a whale
  • Say Hello to a whale

    Sri Lanka’s north western coast is a popular area for whale watching with more and more sightings. Come holiday in Sri Lanka and say hello to a whale!

  • Ride with the dolphins
  • Ride with the dolphins

    Sri Lanka’s reputation as a hotspot for dolphin watching is ever increasing, so hurry and enjoy the experience of riding with the dolphins!

People & Lifestyle
  • Get Married!
  • Get Married!

    Sri Lanka is an island paradise. So of course it is the perfect setting for your dream wedding. It is your special day so make sure to have it in the special romantic and exhilarating, setting of Sri Lanka.

  • Attend and immerse in tradition of the oldest school boy fixture (cricket or rugby)
  • Attend and immerse in tradition of the oldest school boy fixture (cricket or rugby)

    The inter school rivalry between some of Sri Lanka’s oldest established boys’ schools is well known and you can experience the exhilarating atmosphere by being at one of the rugby or cricket matches. Best avoid choosing sides though!

  • Plant a medicinal plant for future generations.
  • Plant a medicinal plant for future generations.

    Leave your mark behind in Sri Lanka. In a good way of course, by planting a medicinal plant that will be useful to future generations.

  • Try a hand at ANGAMPORA (ancient style of combat)
  • Try a hand at ANGAMPORA (ancient style of combat)

    Angam is an ancient and unique Sri Lankan form of martial art. Literarily meaning ‘parts’, it is a form of hand to hand combat. Among other knowledge you will learn about herbal medicines, pressure point healing, astrology and meditation.

  • Pluck tea side by side with tea pluckers in an estate
  • Pluck tea side by side with tea pluckers in an estate

    Imagine plucking your own tea leaves! Learn the skills of tea plucking from Sri Lanka’s very own famous tea pluckers. Do not forget to enjoy a freshly brewed cuppa as well!

  • Take a traditional Kandyan dance lesson
  • Take a traditional Kandyan dance lesson

    Kandyan dancing derives its name from the city Kandy. It is a unique Sri Lankan dance full of discipline and grace, and to have a lesson in this art form will help you forever gain innate poise.

  • Spend the night in a Temple
  • Spend the night in a Temple

    A temple is a place of worship with a sense of calm that shuts out the bustle of the modern world. Enjoy this serenity to the fullest with a night’s stay at a temple.

  • Walk through rice fields
  • Walk through rice fields

    Get up close to the source of the wonder food, rice, as you walk through a paddy field. Watch the farmers at work and feel your respect grow for these hard working people.

  • Cycle or walk through a typical Sri Lankan village
  • Cycle or walk through a typical Sri Lankan village

    With pathways uncluttered by traffic walking or cycling through Sri Lanka’s scenic villages is one of the best ways to appreciate the simplicity of Sri Lanka’s rural areas.

     

  • Meditate
  • Meditate

    Find inner peace and self awareness in the serene surroundings of a Sri Lankan medication centre. Be guided in the art of experiencing the moment and shutting out unwanted influences.

  • Take a train journey through the cool hill climes
  • Take a train journey through the cool hill climes

    Watch the countryside unfold as you travel by rail to the cool climes of Sri Lanka’s hill country. Watch how the tropical landscape turns into a version of little England right before your eyes!

  • Enjoy High Tea watching the sunset at Galle Face
  • Enjoy High Tea watching the sunset at Galle Face

    The experience of sitting on the verandah with the sea to your side as you feast on a range of delectable food while sipping warm Ceylon tea or coffee, is hard to describe but wonderful to experience.

  • Eat rice & curry with your fingers
  • Eat rice & curry with your fingers

    Sri Lankan rice and curry is a hearty meal that is wholesome as it is flavorsome and to really enjoy the taste of the different flavors the meal has to be eaten by hand in true Sri Lankan style!

  • Ride in a tuk tuk
  • Ride in a tuk tuk

    To truly experience Sri Lanka take a ride in a ‘tuk tuk’ the three-wheeled morph between a car and a bike that will is very versatile and convenient when traveling around city streets.

  • Eat Kottu Roti at dawn
  • Eat Kottu Roti at dawn

    Definitely a unique Sri Lankan experience is enjoying a night out and ending it with a ‘Kottu Roti feed’, picnic style near your own car. This spicy dish is served with sliced thin roti along with vegetables, cheese, meat or seafood.