Both trodden and untrodden paths of Sri Lanka feature an abundance of adventure and intrigue to call out the thrill seeker within you. Here are some experiences you should not miss.
Where else to begin your journeys in Sri Lanka than at one of its most treasured beaches? Just a few kilometres north of the international airport, Colombo lies the beach town of Negombo. Negombo beach is perfect for long relaxing strolls. Sunsets are strikingly spectacular and shouldn’t be missed. You’ll also spot many colonial remnants like the Hamilton Canal and the Negombo Dutch Fort.
The Cultural Triangle
Combining Kandy to the south-west, Anuradhapura to the north and Polonnaruwa to the east, Sri Lanka’s famous cultural triangle features many attractions to spice up your holiday. It showcases some of the fascinating monuments, huge lakes and Buddha statues hewn out of solid granite that have made tourists spellbound! There will be no better place to know the glory of ancient Sri Lanka!
The western shores of Sri Lanka are popular among tourists for they provide delightful experiences and encounters with golden sands and crashing waves. A visit to the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery can be planned from whichever Bentota resort in the area such as AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa from where visiting the turtle hatchery is just a 12-minute drive. It will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the releasing of baby hatchlings out into the sea!
Ceylon Tea Museum – Kandy
Sri Lankans are known for their obsession with tea drinking and right here at the Ceylon Tea Museum in Kandy, you will be able to enjoy a cuppa amidst beautiful views of lush greenery that lead out to the magic of the Knuckles.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+