Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a land rich in cultural and religious festivities, with people from the Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and Christian faiths all living together. Every full moon day is a public holiday on the island country, with each moon having a name of its own, and celebrated in a unique way. A favourite tourist festival to enjoy is held over 10 days in July and is celebrated with elephants, drummers and dancers.

Foodies who visit the land of Sri Lanka will have a hard time going back to their regular dishes after experiencing the wondrous dishes here. Dishes such as eggplant and fish curry and honeyed prawns are just some of the delicacies that you will experience. Make sure to leave space for fruit and dessert, some that are unique to the country.

Tea lovers will rejoice as Sri Lanka is the home of this ancient beverage that has kept its mark in the modern world. The island produces millions of kilograms of tea a year, to be exported across the globe. Take a tour of the tea plantations across the hills and valleys along the interiors of Sri Lanka.

The best way to see the beauty of the country is by train. But don’t be fooled into thinking that you will get bored or lose interest as you’ll just love the country even more by the end of it. The Ella to Kandy day trip will take you across the island, and allow you views of the majestic land through its jungles, hills and valleys.

There is also a wide selection of wildlife to see and encounter in the various national parks, such as Yala National Park. And of course, the gorgeous beaches that dot the country’s coastline.

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