What does the perfect holiday idea mean to you? For most of the couples, family travelers, it’s beautiful beaches, ancient forts, enthralling wildlife, authentic Ayurvedic massage, and lush green landscape beauty! If you, too, are enticed with such elements of traveling, then bookmark Sri Lanka in your international tour package on your next vacation. Sri Lanka is an unexplored and not oh-so-common international destination place with pristine beaches, lovely elephants, delicious sea cuisine, national parks, and much more!
HOW TO REACH SRI LANKA?
Bandaranaike International Airport, known as Colombo Airport, is the largest airport in SriLanka. The best thing about traveling to Sri Lanka is that it is well connected to the rest of the world via flights. You can take a direct Colombo flight from any major international destination to reach here.
ABOUT VISA REQUIREMENT IN SRI LANKA
After the travel boom in Sri Lanka tourism, the government there is planning to start the Visa on Arrival facility, which will directly benefit India, China, and other western countries as well.
Currently, tourists require electronic travel authorization, which is similar to e-visa. Its validity is 30 days. Citizens of Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, and Nigeria are required to have return tickets. Here is Visa on Arrival, but you will not have to stand in line by taking the ETA.
WAY TO EXPLORE SRI LANKA
Train travel is considered the best mode of transport in Sri Lanka. From local trains to Rajdhani Express, you will see the lush green environs while roaming the Sri Lankan countryside. Also, the bus is another mode of transportation. On the other hand, tuk-tuk is yet another famous transportation to explore the local streets in Sri Lanka.
Things To Do & Places To Visit In Sri Lanka :
Enjoy The Colombo Art
Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka and is full of urban glow. It is one of the most charming places to visit in SriLanka where intriguing art, enthralling nightlife, delicious seafood is in abundance.
Spend Day On The Beach
The Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project is an hour away from Colombo, which is perfect. Hikkaduwa is a few kilometers away, which is perfect for surfing. Both options are quite good, no matter how old your children are. Enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing, and watch your children build sand fields.
Nuwara Eliya is one of the most beautiful landscapes of Sri Lanka and is considered as the Mini England of SriLanka. It is 5 hours from Colombo, which is a very beautiful place. Surrounded by tea gardens, it is the most favorite place of the British Raj who used to come here to escape the summer. The small country houses are known as Little England, abandoned by the British. The lush green landscape beauty of Nuwara Eliya will tempt your soul.
You can also go for the trekking experience at Adam Peak, where you will find the “Sacred Footprints.” Go for the day trip to Pedro Tea Factory, and don’t forget to take a walk in tea cultivation and enjoy the aroma of fresh tea leaves.
Take A Close Look Of Thrilling Wildlife
Go to Sri Lanka’s Central Highland Area to reach Horton Plains National Park, which is 1 hour from Nuwara Ilia. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, which is the breeding ground of Asia elephants, will be the biggest adventure for you and your children.
Watch SriLanka History In Kandy
Nuwara is a 2-hour drive from Iliya, a large city in Sri Lanka, Kandy, the third floor of your trip, and the capital of the
old Sinhalese state. It is considered to be the mecca of art, culture and history in Sri Lanka. A lake with a dull atmosphere is a palace that tells the story of the former British Raj of Sri Lanka.
Explore Royal Palace. It’s a huge palace, which was home, is made up of the royal family here, on which there is a ‘Temple of Truth’. There is a Kandy Lake, where spending time amidst the green grass is one of the best things to do in Sri Lanka.
Well, it’s not the end. There are a range of beautiful attractions in Sri Lanka. To check the few of them, read our Best Places To Visit In Sri Lanka In 2020
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