Classic Sri Lanka
The country of Sri Lanka, famed for the amazing diversity of culture, the natural beauty of landscapes and a proud history dating back over 2500 years!
Discover the ancient wonders of the cultural triangle including historical monuments, fortresses and religious sites. Start your journey in Dambulla, famous for its lion rock of Sigiriya. Continue to Kandy were traditions remain undisturbed. The Royal Palace, now known as the “The Temple of the Tooth Relic’’ (of Lord Buddha), situated right beside the Kandy lake, gives a magical beauty to the city. Onwards to Nuwara Eliya before reaching the famous beach stretches of Bentota.
Sri Lanka is an island off the southeast coast of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Adam’s Bridge used to link Sri Lanka to the Indian mainland. However, it is now submerged due to past violent storm or cyclones.
Ancient Buddhist sites
Ancient Buddhist sites in Sri-Lanka include Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Panduwasnuwara and Yapahuwa. All sites contain the remains of a great civilization. It grew through the centuries under the influence of Buddhism, a gentle faith still preserved in Sri Lanka in its purest form.
Sri Lanka cuisine
Sri Lankan standard foods are spicy and approach the curries with caution. Many vegetables, fruits, meats and seafood’s are also on offer. Continental, Chinese, Indian and Japanese menus are available in Colombo and other touristic places. The specialty is a basic curry made with coconut milk, sliced onion, green chilies, aromatic spices such as cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon, saffron and aromatic leaves.
Why is Sri Lanka unique?
Sri Lanka is without a doubt one of the most scenic places on the planet well worth a visit. It’s world renowned for thick, tropical jungles, tea gardens, elephant orphanage, perfect beaches and an entire calendar of colorful festivals.
The Classic Sri Lanka Tour is probably the oldest and most travelled tour. But it is still one of the most popular tours for many visitors to the country. The Classic Tour is an extremely interesting 6 nights and 7 days journey visiting among others: Ancient Cities, Cultural Sites, Scenic Routes and Wildlife.
Our Classic Tour is a great starting point when planning a trip. Perfect for anyone wanting to combine the country’s main cultural and scenic points of interest with a stay on the beach.