If you’re planning a Sri Lanka tour, you might be considering the opportunity to relax and explore some of the best beaches in the world, do some adventure activities such as whitewater rafting, trekking, mountain climbing or witness ancient cites such as Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya. But if you are a kind of person who just wishes to go there to warm-up under the tropical sun with a casual dip into the crystal clear waters of the Indian ocean and let your spirit glow and stuff, still you can count-on Sri Lanka. But don’t forget to organise several sightseeing tours to important places such as Kandy, Colombo, Sigiriya during your tour to Sri Lanka. Because Sri Lanka offers many interesting places that deserve your attention.
Sri Lanka is a holiday destination that offers something for everyone If you are a nature lover you find interesting places such as rainforest, wildlife parks. If it is adventure sports that you are interested in you can perform rock climbing, trekking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting and other adventure sports. Palm fringed, pristine beaches can be handy for a peaceful beach holiday if you are leisure holiday enthusiast. In Sri Lanka, you will find something along the way that’s for sure with some really cool people.
Before 2009 there had been a different setting on the island due to the political unrest. The things have changed dramatically in Sri Lanka since the end of the political unrest, which sparks first in the northern province in 1983. Today country and the people are on the right track and Sri Lanka is definitely not a place to be missed, there is magic in the air. Sri Lanka is a unique country with its own characteristics, a different world demarcated by the Indian Ocean and populated by best and friendliest people on earth.
Many tourists are coming to Sri Lanka to explore the historical and cultural sites of Sri Lanka and this fascinating island offers you hundreds of thousands of years old historical and archaeological sites that worth your attention, but Sri Lanka’s chaotic main city, Colombo has its own wonders, you can walk the streets of Colombo for many days without any tire of sights.
In Colombo, you find many famous iconic places to visit during your tour in Sri Lanka, of course, you can’t return home without enjoying the pristine beaches that surround this tropical island, with dips into the crystal clear waters of Indian Ocean. You can expect best beach holidays in Sri Lanka that you can get any part of the world. Because beach resort areas are equipped with all facilities and amenities for beach holiday lovers. You get something here for any type of budget, for instance, you can get home stay accommodation for a fraction of a dollar per day and on the other hand, you can book an extremely luxurious beach resort if you can afford thousands of dollars per night. Beaches in the west, south and south-west part of the country are best developed for the tourism industry, where you get hundreds of hotels, restaurants, guest houses and many other accommodation types.
There are a large number of activities awaits you in the beach resort areas. Boat tours, fishing tours, diving, snorkelling, surfing, water rafting, kayaking and many many more. Popular beach resorts in the west coast such as Bentota, Negombo, Beruwala can be very crowded during the peak holiday season from November to April, but if you fancy if having a peaceful relaxing beach stay without hustle and bustle there are several uncrowded resorts in the west coast such as Ambalangoda, Wadduwa.
This beautiful tropical island is an amazing place and worth visiting at least once in the lifetime. Over the past several years the number of travellers has been increased exponentially. The highest number of travellers recorded in the year of 2017 and it was 2 million travellers. Sri Lanka has become an important holiday destination in the region especially after ending the civil war in 2009. Since then the number of foreign travellers increased gradually and in 2017 number of foreign visitors recorded at 2 million.