The nation island of Sri Lanka has been strong emerging as a major vacation spot in the radar of the global travellers. The reasons are many but one thing that stands out in any travel plan is the amazing option for outdoor activity that you can undergo in this country.
The abundant natural beauty and deep forests eventually make room for a great option for wildlife safaries and bird watching in Sri Lanka. National parks and sanctuaries like Yala, Kumana, Bundala, Habarana and the Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage are the destinations that offer a wide range of flora and fauna. Don't miss out on a bird watching tour in Sri Lanka as it has a rich collection of both native and migrated birds.
Surrounded by the mighty Indian Ocean, the coast of Sri Lanka is blessed with some ideal beaches that present before you a grand beach holiday outing. Hold your cocktail and lay down relaxed on beaches like Mount Lavinia, Beruwela, Galle, Bentota and Negombo to add a new dimension to your holiday.
Closely associated with the coastal outing is the opportunity for a bit of wind surfing in the destinations like Negombo, Hikkaduwa and Bentota lagoon. The light wind cruising conditions make surfing fun in this nation. Move down to the southern and western shores of the nation to explore a few great diving locations. The underwater world and the marine resources are best explored while you dive deep into the clear and friendly water with proper safety measures and training.
The cultural and spiritual aspect of Sri Lanka holds a key to the thorough understanding of the nation. A visit to the major temples and prominent architectural structures help a traveller comprehend Sri Lanka in a better way. After all these mind refreshing expeditions, time to go out shopping! Colombo and Kandy takes the first row position when talking shopping in Sri Lanka. But, however, there are other options also if you want to do a souvenir hunt. The things you would like to bring back home would be Ceylon tea, gems, handicraft items, handloom product, garments, hand made silver and brass stuff etc.