Sri Lanka is a beautiful island nation in South Asia, located closer to India and northeast of the Maldives. The island is a home to many vibrant cultures and ethnicities. The most commonly used languages in Sri Lanka are Sinhala, Tamil and English. Because of the boom of tourism after 30 years of Civil War, Sri Lanka is identified as a hot spot and one of the most admired destinations since 2012.
Since 2016 Sri Lanka is a prominent destination for adventure tourism due to many adventurous activities on offer for tourists. In 2016 Sri Lanka was a nominee for the finals at the World Travel Awards and in 2017 Sri Lanka became the Best Adventure Destination in the Asia by beating China, India, Japan, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.
Travelers can explore a majestic past, renowned with UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Country. Sacred City of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Galle Dutch Fort, Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Rock Cave Temple, Central Highlands, and Sinharaja Forest are the heritage sites that were named by UNESCO.
Sri Lanka is famous for Wildlife Safaris as well. The national parks like, Yala, Wilpattu, Kumana, Udawalawa, Minneriya, Wasgamuwa and Udawalawa are the best places to spot Wild Elephants. Yala and Wilpattua are the ideal National Parks for Leopard Spotting. Kumana is famous for Bird Watching and you can witness all other Wild Animals in Kumana as well.
Sri Lankas’ Hill country is famous for it’s Tea. The world renowned Ceylon Tea comes from the Central and the southern Slopes. Depending on the elevation the tea type is varying and also the export market differs as well. High Grown and Low Grown are the main tea type and then you will get the generic categorization like, BOP, BOPF, OP, Pekoe, Green Tea, Silver Tips, Golden Tips and White Tea etc. Sri Lanka is the world’s No.1 Tea Exporter and
As an Island Nation has 1,340 km of tropical coastline, it is certainly not short on beautiful beaches and at any given time you can find a beach in Sri Lanka where you can do swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving etc. Country is also popular as a Honeymoon Destination and there are ample of top class hotels and villa with world class service and facilities. Some of the hotels are rated as top hotels in the region and across the world as well.
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