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Sri Lanka

Updated on 10.06.2018

Looking for a itinerary to visit Sri Lanka? As a family with children, couples or alone, find here several turnkey recommended itineraries that work to visit the major tourist sites according to the number of days you have.

The citadel of Sigiriya, or Sigiriya Lion Rock Fortress, is certainly the most famous monument of Sri Lanka: it is a mythical citadel perched at the top of a rock of 200 meters above sea level.

The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, although very touristic, is the perfect place to observe elephants.

The Historic City of Polonnaruwa is a premier archeological site in Sri Lanka, and a key stop in the Cultural Triangle.

Dambulla is a monastery in Sri Lanka perched on top of a hill: its five richly decorated caves shelter 157 statues.

Kandy is the sacred city of Sri Lanka and the emblem of the cultural triangle.

When the English settlers arrived at Nuwara Eliya, they discovered a cool and humid climate that reminded them of their native England: they settled there and developed the culture of tea.

Located in southern Sri Lanka, Yala National Park is a large expanse of bushland where wild animals roam freely.

The Mackwoods tea plantation is convenient to visit because on the road connecting Kandy to Nuwara Eliya.

In the 16th century the Portuguese arrived at Galle and built a fort there.

The Sri Lanka, a lush island in the Indian Ocean, is a gem that is attracting more and more tourists from all over the world. This small island is home to a rich fauna, very different landscapes, and varied tourist sites. Being on a busy sea route, it has suffered many influences. Remained dormant because of the terrible conflict that ravaged the North and East of the country in the 2000s, Sri Lanka welcomes tourists today with open arms. In addition there is a real concern to protect the environment.

Sri Lanka is the booming destination of the moment. Temples and culture, beautiful beaches for surfers, safari in the nature, tea plantations, elephants, the famous citadel of Sigiriya with a breathtaking view: a variety of excursions varied on such a small territory.

Monkey on a statue near the temple of Dambulla, Sri Lanka

It is now time to go to Sri Lanka, to enjoy its wonders before the coaches pour too many groups of tourists from Europe and China. Throughout the year there is always a region of Sri Lanka where the weather is mild.

Notes and references :

Office of tourism: http://www.srilanka.travel/ -