25 Reasons To Travel Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is one of the best destinations you can ever spend your holidays in So many people around the world are ranking Sri Lanka (Ceylon) as top of their vacation location Following is describing why it is renowned as such

Wildlife

High Degree Of Biodiversity

Biggest Leopards In The World

Highest Density Of Leopards

Everyday Elephants

Very High Endemism

Heritage

8 UNESCO Heritage Destinations

10 Unique UNESCO Heritage Sites

Naturally Beautiful Sites

Ancient Historical Sites

Colonial History sites

Beautiful Sandy Beaches

Best Surfing Beaches

Most Beautiful Sunsets

Walkable Shallow Waters

Most Beautiful Coral Reefs

All Sorts Of Beach Sports

Festivals

Kandy Asala Perahara (Parade)

Vesak Buddhist Festival

Sinhala Tamil New Year

Poson Buddhist Festival

Christmas

Natural Beauty

Virgin Rainforests

Higest Density of Waterfalls

Coral Reefs

Central Highlands

Scenic Landscapes

Tea

World's Best Tea

How Tea is Made

Scenic Tea Lands

Stay in a Tea Estate

History of Tea

Scenic Views

Most Beautiful Colourful Sunsets

Cloudy Mountains

Scenic Train Journies

Tea Lands

Beautiful Waterfalls

Ayurvedic Treatments

Ayurvedic Spas

Authentic Helawedakama

Zero Side Effects

100% Natural Medicine

Ayurveda Cottages

Botanical Gardens

Peradeniya Royal Botanical Gardens

Hakgala Botanical Garden

Seethawaka Botanical Garden

Henarathgoda Botanical Garden

Mirijjawila Botanical Garden

Ancient History

Human species since 123,000 years

World's First Hospital

Advanced Ancient Irrigation Systems

Ruins of Ancient Kingdoms

Cave temples

Varied Weather

Martime Tropical Coastline

For The Most Parts, Warm Weather

Cold in Central Highlands

Two Monsoon Rains

Hot and Humid in North East Part

Zoological Gardens

Ridiyagama Safari Park

Pinnawala Open Zoo

Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

Dehiwala Zoo

Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation

Karmasthana Meditation

Vipassana Meditation

Samatha Meditation

Anapanasati Meditation

Adventure

Water Rafting, Diving, Sailing

Sky Diving, Hot Air Ballooning

Surfing, Kite Surfing

Mountain Biking

Hiking, Trekking

Colonial Era

Dutch Renovated Buildings

Everyday Used British Buildings

Forts Around The Island

Historical Monuments

Ruins Of Portuguese Buildings

Rich Vivid Culture

Cultural Events & Traditions

Traditional Arts and Crafts

Ancient Architecture

Religious Harmony, Coexistence

Authentic Food

Whales

Biggest Blue Whale

Biggest Blue Whale Colony

North East Sperm Whales

Kalpitiya Whales & Dolphins

Eden's, Bryde's Whales in North

Museums

Provincial National Museums

Maritime Museums

Site Specific Museums

Colonial Era/Dutch Museums

Religious/Industrial Museums

Authentic Dancing Styles

Kandyan Dancing

Sabaragamuwa Dancing

Low Country Dances

Devil Dances

Folk Dances

Food

Authentic Sri Lankan Food

Seasonal Native Fruits

Sri Lankan Street Food

Ocean All Around Means Seafood!

Traditional Beverages

Handcrafts

Gems and Jewelery

Wood Carvings

Fabrics, Fashion Accessories

Pottery

Silverware, Brassware

Local Indigenous Groups

Vedda Language

Rituals and Ceremonies

Own Music & Dances

Hunting & Agriculture

Their own Burial System

Unsolved Mysteries

The Star Gate Of Sri Lanka

Irrigation System of Sigiriya

Ancient Calendar Calculations

Ussangoda Soil Structure

Rose Quartz Mountain

Waterfalls

World's Highest Density Of Waterfalls

Scenic, Beautiful And Adventurous

Hiking To The Top

Water Rafting

Sliding By The Rocks

Sports

Cricket, Golf, Tennis

Beach Vollyball, Beach Football

Rugby, Beach Rugby

Canoeing, Yachting, Jet skiing

Angampora (Sri Lankan Martial Arts)

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