Why Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is a popular tourist destination for countless reasons.  You cannot resist connecting with all the greenery gardens, blue waters and golden shores, ancient history and culture, mountain tops and waterfalls, the most warming hospitality of the people of Sri Lanka and of course, the authentic Sri Lankan food that will melt your taste buds.

Through this blog post, we are trying to share the 10 best things to do in sri lanka when you visit Sri Lanka to have a splendid vacation and make some lifetime memories.

01. Explore the blue water seas and the golden shores

Sri Lanka is beautiful heaven surrounded by beaches that will elevate your mood at any time of your day. You must experience the authentic enchantment on every beach coast.  Here are a few of the famous beaches to your list to try out in Sri Lanka.

  • Negombo
  • Hikkaduwa
  • Mirissa
  • Galle
  • Weligama
  • Nilaweli
  • Arugam Bay

02. Discover the Sri Lankan History and Legacy

Visit famous locations and UNESCO world heritage sites where you can dig into Sri Lankan history, art and culture.

  • Sigiriya
  • Kandy
  • Ancient city of Polonnaruwa
  • Ancient city of Anuradhapura
  • Dambulla
  • Galle
  • Yapahuwa

03. Jeep Safaris & Wildlife Excursions

Make sure you plan yourself a Safari tour in Sri Lanka to explore the native wildlife and capture the mesmerizing nature to your eyesight.

  • Udawalawa
  • Yala
  • Minneriya 
  • Horton Plains
  • Wasgamuwa 
  • Gal Oya

04. Mountains to hike

Try to touch the sky! Experience the terrific mountain tops that will bloom your vibes and eyes with the stunning scenery.

  • Adam’s peak
  • Ella Rock
  • Kunckles
  • Pidurutalagala
  • World’s End Rock
  • Ramboda Hills

05. Taste the very own Sri Lankan food

Sri Lankan cuisine will leave a visitor tempted to stay longer. Never miss tasting a few of the authentic food and beverages that will inspire your tasting spirits. 

  • A Cup of Ceylon Tea
  • Kottu Rotti
  • Egg Hopers
  • Green Jackfruit curry
  • Fish Ambul Thiual
  • Dhal curry
  • Wood Apple Juice
  • Helapa

06. Train trips

Train trips in Sri Lanka are fun altogether, especially if you have few friends or your family together. Enjoy some beautiful scenery on the way.

  • Kandy to Ella
  • Colombo to Kandy
  • Anuradhapura to Jaffna
  • Colombo to Galle

07. Bird watching

Be mesmerized by the flocks that fly by and be connected to the heartwarming nature.  Arrange a bird watching tour to your vacation. 

  • Kumana Bird Santuary
  • Sinharaga Forest
  • Kalametiya
  • Bundala National Park

08. Water Sporting and Adventure

Boost your energy and fitness during your holiday.

  • Snorkeling in Mirissa
  • White Water Rafting Kitugala
  • Surfing
  • Scuba Diving in Hikkaduwa
  • Whale Watching
  • Water Skiing
  • Sea Plane Ride

09. Experience the smoky-looking Waterfalls

You should know the Sri Lankan Milky Seas that will make you feel good to look at and maybe if possible, soak yourself in the waters.

  • saint clare Falls

  • Ravana Falls
  • Devon Falls

  • Bakers Falls
  • Diyaluma Falls
  • lovers leap Falls

10. Shopping

Let it be Luxury, Semi-Luxury or budgeted. Shopping in Sri Lanka is a diverse experience and an open door for authentic Sri Lankan stuff. You should try to fill up your luggage with a few of the items before you end your trip in Sri Lanka.

  • Ceylon Tea
  • Cashew
  • Spices and Herbs
  • Wooden items
  • Pottery
  • Gem stones

Wow! We almost covered so many things through this blog post for you. However, this is not at all what Sri Lanka has to offer you. We are intending to take you deeper into each topic through our upcoming blog posts. For tour packages visit our website. thank you!