Up-Country Train Ride with Local Community

  A visitor to Sri Lanka never misses a trip to the up-country full of luxurious tea plantations and waterfalls. One can tour the hills through automobile or train. For a relaxed and convenient journey, the latter is preferred. The railways in Sri Lanka were...

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Nuwara Eliya Tea Country

  Nuwara Eliya situated 2000m above sea level, is a small town set amongst hills, developed by the British colonial rulers, resembling an English country village complete with many English style bungalows and buildings, post office and small shops. It is rightly...

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Trekking at Horton Plains

  The Horton Plains is a protected forest and wildlife sanctuary and offers a breath-taking and unforgettable view of Sri Lanka ‘s highest plateau. Situated above 2,130m above sea level, the southern part of the plains suddenly ends plunging down to sheer depth...

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Kandy World Heritage Site

  Kandy, where traditional culture abounds, was the last stronghold of Sri Lankan kings conquered by the colonial rulers. It is richly set against tea and spice lands, surrounded with hills through which the Mahaweli the longest river in the island beautifully...

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Minneriya Safari Game Drive

  Minneriya National Park located between Habarana and Polonnaruwa consists of a veritable 8,890ha of evergreen forest, jungle and open grassland. The historical Minneriya Tank built by King Mahasen in 3 rd Century AD makes the park a uniquely beautiful nature...

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Dambulla World Heritage Site

  The World Heritage Site Dambulla comes down to us from the 3rd century B.C. It carries the largest cave monastery in Sri Lanka with Buddhist mural paintings and as many as 157 statues of various sizes. This has long been a site where pilgrims worship the Lord...

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Sigiriya World Heritage

Sigiriya, the ‘Lion Rock’, is a fortress built by King Kassapa I (477-495 A.D.) on a rock 200 metres in height. Visible for miles around this marvellous World Heritage Site holds the remains of an upper palace on the top of the rock, a mid level terrace with a Gate carrying a Lion’s paw and the mirror wall with…

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Colombo

  One enters the magnificent Island of Sri Lanka through its largest city, Colombo, inhabited by about a million people. Colombo has an ancient history dating back to the 8th Century. The name Colombo originated from the Sinhala word ‘Kolontota’ later called...

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Adam’s Peak The Butterfly Mountain

  The mountain is located in the southern reaches of the Central Highlands, in the Ratnapura district of the Sabaragamuwa Province – lying about 40 km northeast of the city of Ratnapura. The surrounding region is largely forested hills, with no mountain of...

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