Shopping in Sri Lanka can take many forms haggling with a handicraft-seller while sunbathing on the beach choosing fruit from the traditional village store. Also Sri Lanka has the widest variety of precious stones among the world’s gem producing countries.
One of the most appealing ways to discover the east coast of Sri Lanka is by catamaran. Stop off at spectacular private coves, go snorkelling and even learn basic sailing techniques from an experienced crew. You can sail from Trincomalee or Pasikudah as you relish one of the best activities on Sri Lanka’s east coast.
DAMBANA is a remote jungle village of indigenous people renowned for its eco tourism prospects, situated about 300km from Colombo , Sri Lanka . The population of these indigenous 'Veddha' people now consists of only about 350 families, a number significantly reduced from a once thriving community.
Minneriya National Park is a national park in North Central Province of Sri Lanka. The area was designated as a national park on 12 August 1997, having been originally declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938.
Sri Lanka’s variety of mini climates, not only gives it a wealth of fauna and flora but also rugged terrain, high peaks, deep chasms, mountain gaps, high water falls and snaking rivers all ideal for eco, nature-adventures trekking trails for the enthusiast.
Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. With a population of 88,138, Jaffna is Sri Lanka's 12th largest city. It is strategically located and known for rich cultural heritage and natural beauty. Jaffna's suburb Nallur served as the capital of the four-century-long medieval Jaffna Kingdom.
An ancient system of medicine that is more than 5000 years old has now evolved in to a discipline of holistic medicine as Sri Lanka Ayurveda.The name says it all. “Ayur” is Life, and “Veda “is Science. The ancient Life Science that is practiced in Sri Lanka is an amalgam of both Ancient Indian and Sri Lankan traditions.
Nuwara Eliya is better known as Little England of Sri Lanka. The climate, surroundings, and architecture of this area are different than other villages. Due to its cooler climate, it is the most important area for tea production in Sri Lanka.