A pristine island located in the India ocean with easy access from all the corners of the world by air & sea which makes Sri Lanka the most preferred tourism destination to most of the foreign travelers who seeks a tropical getaway holiday.
Sri Lanka is an independent island nation which has immense number of tourist attractions spread across the country. Being a tropical country, climate conditions are supportive towards tourism which makes Sri Lanka a year around destination for global visitors.
The country has 65,610 Square Km in land size, approximately 1340 Km coastal belt with 21 million populations which makes Sri Lanka a relatively small country. Also this island is a home for 8 UNESCO world heritage sites including historical & natural destinations.
There is a popular saying about Sri Lanka which says “You can see anything in Sri Lanka except snow” this indicates the level of diversity this country could offer to visitors despite being a small country. Sri Lanka comprises with wet zones & dry zones which immensely helps to maintain high level of bio diversity in the country. Historical sites date back to antiquity, unique traditions & cultural events, mountains, tea plantations in hill country, scenic waterfalls, natural white & golden sandy beaches, religious sites, colonial architectural monuments, Ayurveda, yoga & wellness activities, Wildlife activities, Offshore activities, adventure events & local food are few of the possibilities a tourist could experience in Sri Lanka.
The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
Kandy – The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic or Sri Dalada Maligawa or is a Buddhist temple situated in the Kandy city, Sri Lanka. This building is a royal palace complex which houses the tooth relic of the Buddha.
Sigiriya – The rock fortress, known as the eighth wonder of the world, consists of an ancient castle used by King Kashyapa of the 5th century AD. The Sigiriya site has the remains of an upper Sky Palace sited on the flat top of the rock, a mid-level terrace that includes the Lion Gate and the Mirror Wall and the Sigiriya Frescoes, the lower palace that clings to the slopes below the rock, and the moats, walls and gardens that extend for some hundreds of meters out from the base of the rock.
Anuradhapura – The first ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka which lasted for the longest period as the capital in the country. It is important to locals for religion, history and the culture and world-famous for its well preserved ruins of the Great Sri Lankan Civilization. The Civilization which was built upon this city was one of the greatest civilizations of Asia and in the world.
Polonnaruwa – The second most ancient of Sri Lanka’s kingdoms, Polonnaruwa was first declared the capital city by King Vijayabahu I, a place for vast range of historical & cultural sites which dates back to antiquity, One of the famous tourist attraction in Sri Lanka.
Galle – A town situated on the southwestern tip of Sri Lanka, 119 km, 1 ½ hour drive from Colombo. When Portuguese arrived in the 16th century Galle harbour was the main port on the island. Galle reached the height of its development in the 18th century, before the arrival of the British, who developed the harbor at Colombo.
Dambulla Cave temple – Also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla, a world heritage site in Sri Lanka, situated in the central part of the country. This site is situated 148 km (92 mi) east of Colombo and 72 km (45 mi) north of Kandy. It is the largest and best-preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka. The rock towers 160 m (525 ft) over the surrounding plains.There are more than 80 documented caves in the surrounding. Major attractions are spread over 5 caves, which contain statues and paintings. This paintings and statues are related to Lord Buddha and his life. There are total of 153 Buddha statues.
Sinharaja forest – A well preserved national park in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The hilly virgin rainforest, part of the Sri Lanka lowland rain forests ecoregion, was saved from the worst of commercial logging by its inaccessibility, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1989. The reserve’s name translates as Kingdom of the Lion.
Central Highlands of Sri Lanka – This site comprises the Peak Wilderness Protected Area, the Horton Plains National Park and the Knuckles Conservation Forest. Central Highlands was added to the list in 2010 and qualified because of its biodiversity.
Exemplary Voyages Pvt Ltd being a responsible tour operator in Sri Lanka has taken initiatives to showcase these sites to the travelers all over the world in a creative manner with Quality accommodation which are carefully selected after an inspection, Safe mode of transportation with the service of professional chauffeurs or guides in order to make sure the clients enjoy a world class service & an unparalleled holiday experience. Furthermore, Exemplary Voyages pays attention to Animal welfare, minimize environmental pollution & social responsibility as the company is committed to deliver a Lifestyle travel experience to all the clients.