If you are for the first time in Sri Lanka and not getting the track to plan your tour, here are some suggestions for you.
For experiencing the glorious past of the country, you must be once in this hill capital city. The city is set around an attractive man-made lake with its scenic beauty. Sri Lanka?s famous festival Esala Peraherathe Festival of the Moon is organised on this hill every year and tourists from across the world join this festival with great joy. The splendid beauty of the temple Dalada Maligawa is unique.
Being the Capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is well equipped with all modern facilities. You will get luxurious hotels, restaurants, cafes and unlimited fun of shopping in classy malls. If you are a shopaholic, visit Pettah where you can experience retail shopping at a reasonable cost.
The beauty of medieval Srilanka can be witnesed in this ancient city. Three ancient stone sculptures of Buddha-one reclining, one sitting and another standing figure inculcate the beauty of this sacred monument.
During Brirtish rule Nuwara Eliya was the favourite hill station of English tea growers. It is one of the highest and most attractive towns in the hill region of Sri Lanka. This hill city of Sri Lanka offers a cool weather instead of the hot climate of other parts of the country. It houses the best golf course in Sri Lanka.
Silgiriya is a rock fortress famous for its amazing construction and architecture. It is included in World Heritage Site. It is located about 200 meters above the plain densely covered with forest. There are lot to see starting from spiral stair cases to stone lion. Amazing construction pattern of walls and gardens introduce the tourists with royal taste.
Pinnewala is the orphanage for wild elephant babies roaming in jungle without their mother. It was one of the largest elephant orphanages in the world. Animal lovers from across the globe visit the place. Elephants sprinkling water while having bath is really wonderful to enjoy.
Mirissa is one of the most beautiful beaches of Sri Lanka. It is famous for surfing and whale watching. The fortified city of Galle is located nearby Mirrissa. The Dutch Galle Fort is a World Heritage Site. It is known as the best preserved seaside fort in the world.