Known to anyone as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is nothing short of a paradise on earth. Turquoise waters, pristine white shores, golden sun only begin to describe what this lovely island has to offer. Lush green hills and magnificent cascading falls in the central hill country, amazing nature and wildlife and unique cultural heritage mixed with truly warm hospitality makes this a tropical paradise. Waking up to the soft sound of the gentle waves brushing against the soft shore while the sun warmly caresses your skin can only be described, as a taste of heaven. For the more outdoorsy and adventurous traveler, this lovely island offers more than a few lush green forests with abundant wildlife and a variety of species of birds. The brilliant white cascading falls of the hill country stand out boldly through the emerald forests and tea plantations, as you drive down winding roads in the misty mountains. Sri Lanka also boasts two of the most scenic and well kept golf courses in Asia; one of which is a main attraction in the hill country.
The unique cuisine of this tropical paradise will tickle your taste buds. While a variety of international dishes are prepared in all hotels, the local curries and home-made sweets are a unique dining delight. The islands natural beauty surrounds you and enfolds you, taking you away from the worries of everyday life and into peaceful relaxation. Its unparalleled splendor makes it the perfect location to enjoy a memorable and romantic honeymoon as you step into the blissful joy of wedded life. The mystic beauty which makes Sri Lanka unlike any other place in the world, is what calls people from around the world to indulge in its quiet perfection. Home to the largest mammals found on land and sea; the magnificent elephant and the gigantic blue whale, Sri Lanka is an island of untold beauty. With a perfectly synchronizing blend of nature, history, culture and heritage, this island is the wonder of Asia; A land like no other.
Poson marks the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka. Many pilgrims climb Mihintale- as a mark of their deep devotion.
Catholics travel from across the island to the North to the shrine of the Virgin Mary, for a week-long celebration.
Colourful processions occupy the streets as devotees honour the God Skandha with two weeks of celebration.
Travel Blogs with Testimonies
We give our best recomendations to our firends in Denmark,
may visit Sri Lanka again.
Joergen from Denmark
We enjoyed our trip, everything was well arranged.
Complete mix of driver, tourguide, accomodation, culture, nature, beach and country made it for us a great and a pleasant holiday in Sri Lanka. Thank you very much.
It was an interesting journey, we were very satisfied. One remark visiting Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura on the same day is not really possible.
Following the success of the World Spice Food Festival since 2005, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority has once again made arrangements to conduct the World Spice Food Festival 2012. The festival will start with the launch at Mt. Lavinia hotel on the 4th October.
For further information on the World Spice Food Festival visit :