Cool Things to Do in Sri Lanka
Cool Things to Do in Sri Lanka
Cool Things to Do in Sri Lanka, Sri lanka is an immensely diverse country and accommodation to a wide array of wildlife. Buddhism: Theravada is the majority religion in Sri Lanka, it comes as no surprise that Sri Lanka is a land of temples. Throughout the ages, they have been the canvas for ideas, architecture, sculpture, and arts.
Enjoy wonderful summer activities with beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka! If you like to have a thrilling experience don’t miss surfing. Although surfing is available in many Sri Lankan beaches if you want to have a real surfing experience, try Weligama beach, Arugam Bay, Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna
- Best Time: It is different from beaches to beaches.Ideal time is during November and April
Sri Lanka is an amazing dive destination So you will find a wide variety of marine creatures in Sri Lankan waters.
Whale watching and dolphin watching tours in Mirissa. Sri Lanka, the best location in the world for Blue Whales and Sperm Whales off the cost of Mirissa and Trincomalee
- Best Time: Everyday September to April End.
2. Trekking & Hiking
Hike in Adam’s Peak
Adam’s Peak or the Sri Pada is one of the important pilgrim sites in Sri Lanka. Buddhist believe the impression on the summit is the footprint of lord Buddha himself. Though it takes around 5 hours to reach the peak by foot, so trekking can be really exhausting especially when it is 5500 steps and do wear warm clothes as it is cold up there. Many religions climb the Sri Pada mountain daily to invoke blessings.
Best time of visit: The ideal month would be December and January.
A massive rock formation almost directly opposite Sigiriya which is popular for panoramic views. It’sbetter if you can carry some refreshments when you climb the rock
3. Adventure Tours
Hot Air Ballooning
Imagine floating over some of Sri Lanka’s dramatically varied landscape ranging from the world heritage sites, Lakes, and Rivers, Cultural sites, urban areas.It has a perfect combination of both thrilling experiences of flying up in the air with complete serenity
White Water Rafting
White Water Rafting is worth a shot if you like to have a thrilling experience in Sri Lanka. You will experience rafting in one of the wettest place in the country – Kitugala. This place is located 90 km from Colombo. This is often done on whitewater or different degrees of rough water
Kitesurfing in Kalpitiya
If you’re an adrenaline junkie, kite surfing experience in Kalpitiya will leave you with an amazing experience. If you want some training then there are several schools with trained professionals. So they will teach you the art of Kite Surfing.
4. Galle Fort/ Dutch Fort
The Galle Fort or Dutch Fort is most stunning extraordinary historical and archaeological sites of the world. The initial fort constructed by Portuguese, which were built in the late 16th century was quite basic. However, the fort underwent large modifications in the 17th century by the Dutch. You will find the area is surrounded by a museum, lighthouse, gorgeous villas, antique shops, cafes, bookstores, lifestyle stores and many more. Besides, Lagoon and Village cycling in Galle is a perfect way to spend your weekends.
5. sacred city Tours
Polonnaruwa Sacred City
Among the Cool things to do in Sri Lanka, Polonnaruwa cann be counted as one of the top historic place to visit in the World. You will find some of the ancient remains of palaces, shrines and stupa, ponds, Statues etc. Once you have reached the place you wouldn’t even realize when time flies by.
Anuradhapura Sacred City
Anuradhapuraand is vitally important “must visit” UNESCO heritage tourist attractions of Sri Lanka .Do not miss this magnificent ancient ruins & most sacred Buddhism stupa in Sri Lanka.
6. Elephant Safari
Elephant Safari and Village Tour in Habarana
Habarana Sri Lanka most popular travel destination for Elephant, located approximately 170 km from Colombo. The ride would take you over the the pathways, villages, jungles, swamp and rivers!
Pinnawala elephant orphanage
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of the most popular excursions and tourist destinations located at Kegalle town in Sabaragamuwa Province of Sri Lanka. Pinnawala is the most popular and accessible place to see large numbers of these lovable animals in a natural habitat because you can see the see so many elephants at such close quarters
Sri Lankan tea carries behind it a heritage and success story like no other. You should never miss the taste of Ceylon tea! There are o lot of tea barnds here, and Dilmah is Sri Lanka’s most recognized international brand of tea
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