Horton Plains is a UNESCO World Heritage Site & Eco-tourism hideout in the heart of the isle, Endless stretches of green pastures mark one of the healthiest wet montane evergreen forests in the Island. The Panoramic scenic beauty of the Hill Country could be witnessed within the Park. Endemic Slender loris and endemic purple Monkey are among the important animal species that could be seen, drive carefully through herds of Sambhar Deer, shy to human touch & Birdlife chirping across the plains. If you’re lucky enough you may be greeted by the sights of a grunting Wild Boar, a pouncing Fishing Cat, otters or even the ‘Spotted-Ghost that haunts the plains’ – the Sri Lankan Leopard!

With an altitude above 7,000 feet, Horton Plains plateau sweeps to a robust 3,169 hectares sheltering flora and fauna varieties that may be found nowhere else on earth. Take in the majestic Baker’s Falls, gushing down over jagged rock precipices. Trek through the frost-covered grass while breathing in the fresh air. You may even gaze down World’s End, a head-spinning 3,700 feet drop towards the Southern end.

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Ayurveda and Wellness

You can get away from your busy lifestyle for a while by relaxing in a village Resort in Sri Lanka with Ayurveda and Wellness. Click Here to check out the Package. The traditional Ayurveda healing methods and exercises vary from Ayurvedic steam baths and saunas to meditation, acupuncture, energy medicine and yoga. Based on herbs and diet, it was the regions only treatment method until the introduction of western medication.

“Ayurveda” which derives from ancient Sanskrit means ‘’the Science of life’’ which has a holistic approach to the ways the body and mind can be treated. Ayurveda consists of three vital forces – Vata (wind), Pita (fire) and Kapha (earth). Ayurveda is known for its amazing healing methods for certain illnesses which even surpasses western medication practices, and Ayurveda treatment methods have captured the western world and most tourists have recognized Sri Lanka as their destination of choice for medication.

Mostly this is focused on treatment for weight loss, stress relief, detoxing to get away from your busy and stressful lifestyles. Most tourists like to experience the powers of meditation and yoga to maintain perfect mental health and a healthy lifestyle. To promote these elements of wellness tourism, luxury spas, Ayurveda products, herbal treatments, and meditation centres are available in star class hotels, boutique hotels and luxury villas across the island.

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Beach Life

Every beach in Sri Lanka has a unique Beach Life. Give yourself a beautiful golden sun tan while you relax on the soft sand and calm waters of Sri Lanka. Those glued to their surfboards have several popular spots in Sri Lanka to test your surfing abilities.

Unwind on sun-kissed delicate sand and take a dunk in purplish-blue waters on really restoring seashore holidays in Sri Lanka. Be it the south or east coast, relaxation or recreation, Tulip Holidays Sri Lanka has the perfect getaway planned for those looking to explore Sri Lanka’s golden sandy shores. Wander across some of the Best Beaches in the world from the south coast to the west coast of Sri Lanka.

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Boat Safari

In the Southern region of Sri Lanka lies the Galle. Balpitiya is a little town in the district and would be quite unimportant; except for the location of a river. The Madu River is very rich in biodiversity that will offer you a picturesque Boat Safari. It passes through the wet zone of Sri Lanka opening up into the large Madu Lagoon on its way to the Indian Ocean.

“Madu Ganga” is a mangrove lagoon joined to the sea by a narrow canal and containing 15 islands of varying size, some of which are inhabited. It is formed of two shallow water bodies, Maduganga and smaller Random Lake, connected by two narrow channels. On the islands and shores, relatively undisturbed mangrove vegetation contains rich biodiversity qualifying the wetland for 7 Criteria of International Importance. Many globally/nationally endangered, endemic and rare species – e.g. Shorea affinis, an endemic and endangered plant, Mugger (Crocodylus palustris) vulnerable (IUCN Red Book) and CITES-listed Purple-faced Leaf Monkey (Trachypithecus vetulus), endangered, Estuarine Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), Flapshell Turtle (Lissemys punctata), Indian Python (Python molurus) find shelter here. The lagoon provides the breeding, spawning and fattening ground for many fish species and supports 1.2 % of the Little Green Heron biogeographical population. The cultural heritage is very prominent, with numerous ancient temples in the area and on the islands. Maduganga helps in flood control by storing water during monsoon rains and retains nutrient run-off from nearby cinnamon plantations. The major occupation of the local people is fishing and agriculture (cinnamon and coconut).

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Ceylon Tea

In over one hundred and fifty years, the name Ceylon had become synonymous with the world’s finest tea.

The legendary Lion of the Sri Lankan flag was introduced to the Ceylon Tea logo, to guard this commitment – the symbol of quality.

The tea production of Sri Lanka, formerly called Ceylon, is one of the main income sources of the country. It is the fourth-largest producer of tea in the world and the second-largest exporter. Around 20% of the teas sold around the world come from Sri Lanka.

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Day with Elephants

Spend more times with the gentle giants, Asian Elephants. Elephant bathing and feeding will make your day. Walk with them across a village.

At The Millenium Elephant Foundation Pinnawala, you can enjoy your time with Asian Elephants while Feeding, Bathing and Walking with them. Elephant Riding can also be arranged upon request. Do not be surprised when you get the chance to witness baby elephants being bottle-fed or see them walk around freely causing absolutely no harm to anyone. It is a sincerely moving sight to observe how these orphaned gentle giants are taken care of here.

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Explore the Heritage

Sri Lanka is one of Asia’s richest treasure troves of both natural and man-made wonders. Royal and sacred cities, colonial strongholds, temple caves and virgin forests with no fewer than seven World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka declared and listed by UNESCO. Explore the Heritage of Sri Lanka.

Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka have been inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage namely, the sacred city of Anuradhapura, the ancient city of Polonnaruwa, the ancient city of Sigiriya, the Golden Cave Temple of Dambulla, the old town of Galle and its fortifications, the magnificent temples and palaces of the royal city of Kandy and the Sinharaja Forest Reserve.

Seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka

The sacred city of Anuradhapura- (1982)
The medieval capital of Polonnaruwa – (1982)
The Sigiriya Rock Fortress- (1982)
The Royal city of Kandy- (1988)
The Dutch fortifications at Galle- (1988)
The Sinharaja Forest Reserve -(1988)
Dambulla Cave Temple – (1991)

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Hiking

Sri Lanka is a very special hiking destination. There are trails for all sorts of experience, from easy walks to more intense treks. Sri Lanka also has over 400 waterfalls, a visit to which is included in plenty of hikes.

Trek to The Little Adam’s Peak. Little Adam’s Peak is 1141 m in height and from the entrance, it takes up to 30-55 min for the hike. Views from the summit are incredible. 360 degrees panoramic views with clouds rolling in, is a treat to watch for any traveller. The hike itself is a worthy experience as you walk through lush green tea estates, talking to locals who are plucking and collecting tea leaves, working in the estate.

Trek to Ella Rock. The Ella Rock Hike is a famous cliff located high above Ella’s village and 1041m (3415ft) above sea level. The view at the top rewards you with the most breathtaking lookout across the hills of the country. Like in most of the Sri Lankan highlands, there are Tea Estates everywhere. With just a little walking, you can get to the plantations quite easily.

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Visit Horton Plains – a UNESCO World Heritage Site & Eco-tourism hideout in, Endless stretches of green pastures marks one of the healthiest wet montane evergreen forests in the Island. The Panoramic scenic beauty of the Hill Country could be witnessed within the Park. Endemic Slender loris and endemic purple Monkey are among the important animal species that could be seen, drive carefully through herds of Sambhar Deer, shy to human touch & Birdlife chirping across the plains. If you’re lucky enough you may be greeted by the sights of a grunting Wild Boar, a pouncing Fishing Cat, otters or even the ‘Spotted-Ghost that haunts the plains’ – the Sri Lankan Leopard!

With an altitude above 7,000 feet, the plateau sweeps to a robust 3,169 hectares sheltering flora and fauna varieties that may be found nowhere else on earth. Take in the majestic Baker’s Falls, gushing down over jagged rock precipices. Trek through the frost-covered grass while breathing in the fresh air. You may even gaze down World’s End, a head-spinning 3,700 feet drop towards the Southern end.

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Hot Air Ballooning

The climate in Dambulla – Kandalama is exceptional for Hot Air Ballooning, due to its extremely calm and predictable nature.

Sri Lanka Balloon Rides generally take place in the early morning (because the weather is more stable), and the average distance we cover, in accordance with the wind speed and direction, is anywhere from one to ten miles.

You can have a scenic Hot Air Balloon flight in the morning with a fully licensed operator and approved by the CAASL (Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka) affiliated to Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation and relevant ministries to operate Hot Air Balloon Rides in Sri Lanka

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Jet Skiing

With natural scenery, green palm trees, perfect golden beaches, emerald green water and year-round warm weather, Sri Lanka is one of the best islands in the world to go for water adventures. Jet Skiing is one of the greatest water sports for those who love to race against strong tides. Experience the adrenaline rush in your body when the waves of the ocean lift you and feel amazed as you fly through the misty sea.

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Kayaking

Kayaking is a beautiful experience on this island where most of the adventure sports happen in water. It is brimmed with canals, lagoons, beaches, rivers and reservoirs. Kayaking can take you in the midst of the natural beauty of flora and fauna characterised by changing landscapes and fascinating mangroves.

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Kite Surfing

The Indian Ocean is ideal for kite surfing, and the best thing is that its right in front of the camp! The small islets, reefs and sandbanks along the north of the peninsula present the perfect opportunity for downwinders and other kite trips.

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Romantic Escapes

Sri Lanka is the ideal destination for Romantic Escapes and Honeymoon. Start your new journey in life with your significant other with a magical Honeymoon or a Couple Escape in this top honeymoon destination. Dine by designed amidst lush forests and green paddy fields. Walk hand in hand on soft golden sandy shores as frothy cerulean waters kiss your feet. The mountain hideaways and cultural treasures all lie in store for this new chapter of your love story. Indulge in a romantic getaway unlike any other and make treasured memories which will last a lifetime. Spend some quality time surrounded by luxury and comfort while experiencing fine Island living at some of the most premier and unique accommodations, top attractions and romantic surroundings.

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Scenic Train Ride

Experience one of the most scenic train rides in the world. Kandy to Ella.

The train routes in Sri Lanka are some of the most beautiful in the world. Travellers dream of taking the train to the hill country, through old pine forests and foggy tea plantations. Don’t miss these unforgettable rail journeys that will leave you breathless and wanting more. Find out which are the best routes and where to catch the trains.

he Demodara nine arch bridge close to Ella station is as picturesque as bridges get. Visitors can ride the train over the bridge and also walk along with it in the other direction if they spend a night in the area. The bridge was constructed in the early 1900s and is built completely out of rocks and cement without a single bit of steel. The local name is Sinhala which translates to “nine skies”, due to the framing of the sky when the bridge arches are seen from below.
The views from the window will have you snapping photos at every turn. The journey through the hill country not only gives you countless breathtaking sights, but it also takes you through long dark tunnels where there is always fun to be had for the passengers, yelling while the train travels through the tunnels.

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Scuba Diving

Bathing in warm Indian Ocean currents is an experience of a lifetime. while Scuba Diving you will find a wide variety of marine creatures in Sri Lankan waters. From the mighty Blue Whale to the tiny nudibranch, Sri Lanka has it all. Sri Lanka is home to some of the most beautiful aquatic creatures such as Lionfish, rays, and nudibranch.

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Snorkelling

Snorkelling is the best way to view underwater life in the shallow seas of Sri Lanka. The snorkelling gear can be bought or rented in the area. Almost every beachside shop has them. Snorkelling helps view the corals and shoals of fish without damaging them.

You can also see the colourful live corals that live somewhat deeper. This is because even though the corals in the area are protected now the ones closer to the beach and surface have died out due to human carelessness.

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Surfing

Sri Lanka is a famous surfing destination that caters to all experience levels. There are waves for learning how to stand on a surfboard and there are tubes over shallow waters with sea urchins that make the wave even more exciting – surfers know what that means!
The country has different seasonal patterns on each side of the island; when one coast is choppy, the other is calm. The rains take turns hitting the coast from different directions. The main surfing season for the south is from November to May – that’s when the waves are utter perfection. The best season on the east coast is from April to October when the waves are longer. Here’s what you need to know: there will always be waves somewhere.

The main patches for surfing are the southwest, south and east coasts. The most famous areas are Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa in the southwest, Weligama in the south and Arugam Bay in the east.

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Turtle Watching

watch turtles in the Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation & Research Center, get up close and personal with some of the world’s majestic creatures. The turtle farm breeds releases and rehabilitates sea turtles of all ages. Tour the sanctuary with one of the knowledgeable guides, who will teach you about these magical animals. Visitors also have the opportunity to hold and, with some luck, release the creatures into the wild.

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Village Life

Visit beautiful villages shaded on either side, with unpaved gravel paths and humble village folk – will give you a chance to witness Sri Lankan Village Life. A ride on a bullock cart along a dirt track and through rice paddies down to the picturesque lakes and rivers will leave you with a sense of peacefulness. A catamaran ride on the lake with its large variety of dry zone birdlife and views of the surrounding forest, marshland and vegetable plots of local farmers, will be an unforgettable experience for visitors and will most definitely be one of the places they feel most at peace, during the time spent in Sri Lanka.

Apart from a catamaran ride you can take rides on a tractor or hop on one of the much-loved tuk-tuks to a local home where you can interact with the family, witnessing and even assisting the women in the preparation of a typical Sri Lankan lunch using traditional Sri Lankan methods of cooking

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Water Sports

Dashing into the water is your dream then try water sports in Sri Lanka is the place to be. It will give you ample opportunities to have fun, relaxation and your own bit of enjoyment too. Indulge in some extreme thrilling experience of surfing, snorkelling, kite surfing and scuba diving, jet-skiing, windsurfing, kayaking and white water rafting which will leave you truly refreshed. These water sports will also allow you to discover the richness of the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean.

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Whales & Dolphins

Do Whale and Dolphin watching which may take about 3-5 hours and you should check in to the Mirissa Harbour by 6 am. The tour takes about an hour to get into the Indian Ocean where the whales are known to be feeding. If you go during the whale watching season (September – Early May), your chances of seeing a whale are quite high (90-95%) and if not, you can re-book your tour (for free).

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White Water Rafting

Experience White Water Rafting in the beautiful Kelani River, covering 5 significant rapids and 4 minor rapids. This action is for anybody over the age of 10 years with security gear, modern rafts, and comprehensive safety instructions will be given by the Rafting Instructors before you start the adventure with them. The distance covered is around 5 KMs. The waterway and its encompassing will cause you to feel charmed, with a memorable experience during your Rafting Tour in Kitulgala.

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Wildlife Safari

Wildlife Safari will be a thrilling experience for you, and you’ll find that most are suitable for families. You’ll see a lot of Elephants and Birds as well as Leopards, be able to take lots of photographs. You’ll simply have a great time here!

A wide range of National Parks, nature reserves and safari lodges and camps have been established throughout Sri Lanka, covering vast areas of bio-diverse terrain, all the way from Willpattu National Park in the north of the country, down to Yala National Park in the south with some others in-between. Plenty of wildlife for you to see and lots to do, and no, not about hunting that was done away with about a century ago after the Sri Lankan elephant population were decimated by big western game hunters. You’re out there to enjoy, get close to and photograph Sri Lankan wildlife and birds in their natural environment. On your Sri Lankan Safari Tour, you’ll also tour through some outstanding scenery.

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Windsurfing

Windsurfing is one of the most awesome sports! Feeling the elements, becoming connected to nature by discovering your own limits! For windsurfing beginners, Sri Lanka offers a variety of courses to get into this sport. Maybe you had some experiences before and want to switch on advanced level also with better equipment. However, Surfing centres also offer special funboard courses & private coachings to increase your level easily.

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