Hills, beautiful coastline, amazing landscape, lush green forests and tea gardens- all these things make Sri Lanka fascinating. For centuries, Sri Lanka has been one of the favorite destinations of the tourists for its finest beaches in the world. But, those are not the only attractions of Sri Lanka, but it has something more to offer. The picturesque country has its own history that is visible from the ruins. The amazing shoreline and the diversified wildlife are also one of the main attractions of Sri Lanka. To get the first-hand experience of this country, you can book SriLanka package and start your journey. Here is the list to know about the top tourist spots in Sri Lanka. Have a look-
- Sigiriya Rock Fortress
This place is popularly known as the ‘Lion’s Rock’ and you can get the reason for such naming once you visit the place. This is an ancient fortress that is built on a rock. It is a United World Heritage Site and also regarded as the eighth wonder of the world. Take a guided tour to know the area better. The wonderful architecture and the beautiful gardens around the fortress will take you back to the ancient age.
- Nuwara Eliya
This is the hill station of Sri Lanka which still has the colonial fragrance in its mock-Tudor buildings, golf course, the gentleman’s club and so on. If you want to enjoy the beauty of this hill station, you need to take a train ride. The stunning view of the lush green tea plantation, the cascading waterfalls, cloudy top mountains will make you spellbound.
This is the second largest city of Sri Lanka. In the ancient time, this city was the kingdom of Sri Lanka. Surrounded by green hills, this city holds the beauty of the ancient time and mixes well with the modern time. The city has the best Buddhist temples in the world and the famous one is the ‘Temple of the Tooth’. If you visit the country between July and August, you can witness the Tooth Festival in the city.
- Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage
How about enjoying a site where numerous baby elephants play together, spray water and soak in the river! Yes, that amazing view is waiting for you at the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Once you are in Sri Lanka, you should not miss the cutest thing of the country.
- Adam’s Peak
To the locals, this place is known as ‘Sri Pada’. This is the pilgrimage site for different religions. To the Buddhists, this is the footprint of Lord Buddha, while the Christians believe Adam stepped here for the first time after being exiled from the Garden of Eden. On the other hand, the Hindus believe this is the footprint of Lord Shiva.
It is really difficult to accumulate the beauty of Sri Lanka within limited words. There are more to offer. Visit the country and fill up the bag of your personal experience.