The country of Sri Lanka, famed for the amazing diversity of culture, the natural beauty of the landscape and a proud history dating back over 2500 years!
Discover the ancient wonders of the cultural triangle that include historical monuments, fortresses as well as religious sites.
Sri Lanka is an island off the southeast coast of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is separated from India by the Indian Ocean, in which lies the chain of islands called Adam’s Bridge.
Ancient Buddhist sites in Sri-Lanka include Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla, Panduwasnuwara and Yapahuwa. All these places contain the remains of a great civilization which grew through the centuries under the influence of Buddhism, a gentle faith still preserved in Sri Lanka in its purest form.
The Sri Lankan standard foods are spicy and it is advised to approach curries with caution. There are many vegetables, fruits, meats and seafood’s available. Continental, Chinese, Indian and Japanese menus are available in Colombo and other touristic places. The specialty is basic curry, made with coconut milk, sliced onion, green chilies, aromatic spices such as cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon, saffron and aromatic leaves.
Sri Lanka is without a doubt one of the most scenic places on the planet, and well worth visiting. It’s world renowned for thick, tropical jungles, its tea garden, elephant orphanage, perfect beaches and an entire calendar of colorful festivals.
The Classic Sri Lanka Tour is probably the oldest and most traveled tour, but it is still one of the most popular tours for many travelers to the country. The Classic Tour is an extremely interesting journey of 6 nights and 7 days 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, this 6 night trip is well paced and includes some of Sri Lanka’s main highlights.