6 Indulgences to make your Sri Lanka holiday a memorable one

Posted on February 19, 2016 by

The first thing that comes to our mind when we think of Sri Lanka is the Hindu mythological tale, Ramayana. But, there’s lot more that this beautiful country has to offer. It’s the country where westernization is yet to touch and is still present in its natural form both in terms of nature and people. Culture, food, and beaches, all are preserved quite well. Take a look at the  activities you must indulge in while you’re in Sri Lanka without fail. Get to know more on Sri Lanka Visa

1.Surfing:New to surfing?  Hikkaduwa on Sri Lanka’s south west coast is the beginner’s paradise. Learning and practising surfing is pretty simple and it let’s you explore your adventurous side. One can enjoy the spectacular ambience of the turquoise Indian Ocean at Passikudah.

2.Explore the tea estates: With beautiful tea estates, Sri Lanka boasts of being one of the largest tea-producers in the world. These estates from Nuwara Eliya are lush green and offers beautiful landscapes for photographers. One can enjoy sipping tea in the lovely homestays, chatting with locals whilst admiring the mesmerising landscapes.

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3. Hop into the train: Travelling in slow trains from Kandy to Ella through the magical mist will caste its memories on you forever. These trains chug slowly through the majestic hills. You may choose to stand near the doors and feel the natural breeze, witness the streams, tea estates and landscapes. This is one train journey you would like to cherish forever.

4. Explore the wildlife: If you’re a wildlife lover, then you should visit the Yala National park which has rich flora and wildlife. You can spot leopards, elephants, jackals etc. Udawalawe National Park is another wildlife spot wherein elephants can be seen feeding and one can experience wildlife in its most virgin form. At the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, one can release the turtles into the ocean silently

Elephant in the wild on the island of Sri Lanka

5.Hit the beach: This tropical paradise has got some of the most beautiful virgin beaches. You can cycle to the pristine beaches along the coastline which provide the perfect break from the city buzz. Kalutara, Mirissa, Passikuda, Galle are some of the beaches you can include in your itinerary

6. Gorge on the local cuisine: One can feast their heart out by savouring Pol Rotti, Yeast Rotti, Egg Rotti, curries and honey hoppers. Most of the cuisines have coconut in them, but the preparation is what makes it different and yummy.

Sri Lanka is a perfect getaway for any kind of traveller. From beaches to wildlife to pilgrimage to culture, the experience will leave you wanting for more. Pack your bags, book your flight tickets to Sri Lanka and spend quality time with nature.

 

 

3 thoughts on “6 Indulgences to make your Sri Lanka holiday a memorable one

  • Neha says:

    Wow…amazing post Prachi…Loved it totally…Thx for sharing…
    Xo, Neha

  • Saarangi lal says:

    I had once visited Sri Lanka and What I love the most is their local Cuisine as you said.Love the way they add the taste of green pepper and Coconut to each ingredients. Srilankan people are also very kind and helping.

  • Saarangi lal says:

    I have been to Sri Lanka once,I love the local Cuisine as you mentioned in your post.I really love the way they blend the taste of Coconut and Pepper into their dishes.The natives are also very nice and Helping People.

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