Land of prestige, prosperity known for warm hospitality
Sri Lanka is a paradise island located in the Indian Ocean, nicknamed as the ‘Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, ‘The Teardrop of Asia’ ‘Land of Smiles’ and several other titles. Golden sun-kissed beaches, picturesque locations, lush greenery, an island compact with all the gifts of nature and an ancient culture and heritage going back to 2500 years, amazing and an exotic wildlife to experience your adventurous side, spicy cuisine to liven up your taste buds, that’s what Sri Lanka is all about. One can have all these experiences within one day, making it a 365-day destination, providing the best of experiences all year round.
Sri Lanka is known for its hospitality and friendly people who will do their best to please their guest and make you feel quite at home. The authentic, traditional cuisine will liven up your taste buds, as you feel the spicy taste going up your throat which takes you to a different world altogether.
Sri Lanka is known for its beaches, and is blessed with a golden coastline which is spread all the way from northern, southern coastlines to the far east.
There are a lot of opportunities to enjoy your beach holiday, while relaxing in the palmfringed beaches while sipping a king coconut, and do some surfing at Arugam Bay. Up in the hill country one can enjoy the soft, cool, breeze drifting through your hotel room window in
Nuwara Eliya, whilst you‘re enjoying a hot cup of freshly brewed, world-renowned Ceylon tea. There are lot of waterfalls in this picturesque hill capital which is also referred to as ‘Little England’.
As an adventure tourism destination, Sri Lanka has gained its popularity via offering tourists an experience worth cherishing by hiking, trekking and other adventure activities in areas like Horton Plains and Riverston, water rafting in Kitulgala, and dolphin watching in Mirissa and Kalpitiya. Home to eight Unesco World Heritage Sites, Sri Lanka is an incredible destination to explore, which has an exclusive tourism potential as a compact destination which so many opportunities to offer.
One of the biggest endorsements Sri Lanka had received to date, came in 2019 when Lonely Planet named Sri Lanka as the best country in the world to visit. Apart from the Lonely Planet accolade, Sri Lanka has been selected as one of CNN Travel’s 20 places to visit in 2020 and as Asia’s best destination for Wildlife Tourism at Top Asia Corporate Ball 2019.
Sri Lanka is a land of wonders, since the country offers a lot to see and explore. It is blessed with an amazing history, culture and heritage, which is a treat to any curious traveler who is enthusiastic about exploring new cultures. Sri Lanka is a country which takes pride in its uniqueness and own identity, as a nation which embraces every religion, ethnicity and culture, to stand as one.