Are you planning a Sri Lankan vacay? Everyone deserves an escape from our hectic routines to recharge and rejuvenate our lives. Begin each day by taking in the aroma of the outdoors, and the stunning beauty of the landscape is among the most enjoyable things that we ought to experience. Sri Lanka being one of the top destinations, can assist us in fulfilling our travel dreams. The greatest benefit of travelling to this wonderful country is that it is a perfect destination for travellers of all kinds, from couples and families on holiday. Sri Lanka, a stunning island nation in South India, is accessible by sea or air. There are a lot of amazing places and things to see and explore within Sri Lanka. Let’s take a look at nine unique activities to experience during your time in Sri Lanka trip.
The sunset from the top of Sigiriya Rock Fortress One of the most amazing sights globally; Sigiriya Rock is 660 feet. A high fortress that has an era that is believed to go to the 3rd century BC. It is surrounded by amazing manufactured tanks designed to store water that was funnelled into the rock’s summit, and it’s a feat of engineering and an incredible experience to see. If you’re looking to get some physical exercise, a hike up to the top rewards visitors with breath-taking views of the surrounding forest.
1. Spot Leopards on Safari
For those who love wildlife, they can enjoy the opportunity to spot leopards on safari in Yala National Park, a 378-square-mile wildlife sanctuary in Sri Lanka’s southern coastline. Birdwatchers can also see over 90 bird species, including cormorants, waterfowls, bigger waterbirds and pelicans, and flamingos residents of the park’s wetlands.
It is located in the southeast corner of the island Kumana National Park is harder to access, but for the reason that it’s usually less crowded. If you can get it to swing, you can go there to see elephants, leopards and animals in the wild.
2. Galle Fort
It is believed that Portuguese explorations established the Sri Lankan city of Galle in the 16th century. In 1640 the Dutch began to strengthen the town with the area of 89 acres (36-hectare) fort on the town’s promontory. It was with three sides surrounded by the Bay of Galle. The old city of Galle and its defence, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1988, is one of the best-preserved fortified cities constructed by Europe within Southeast Asia.
The fort is so more than just a tourist attraction. The town is active. The walled city houses offices, government buildings, cafés, museums and stores. The narrow streets are lined with people doing their daily business. The ramparts look out over the Indian Ocean and provide a famous viewing spot at sunrise.
3. The adventure starts with a cup of tea
Sri Lanka is one of the countries where you can get the top teas anywhere in the world. Drinking tea is an integral aspect of Sri Lankan culture, and Sri Lanka is among the leading tea producers in the world. A visit to the tea factories can be a surprisingly pleasant experience. People who love chai particularly will be interested in knowing more about the whole process of brewing tea and the various kinds of teas made. The coldest city of the region is Nuwara Eliya is also called “Little England” because of its tea culture and its aromatic rains. The beautiful greenery views of Colombo’s magnificent tea herb gardens and plantation hills will keep you spending longer enjoying the beauty of Mother Nature’s creations.
4. Visit Sigiriya Rock Fortress
The visit to Sigiriya Rock Fortress is probably the most well-known activity you can do during your time in Sri Lanka. The important archaeological site is awe-inspiring. It is featured on the cover of many Sri Lankan Guide books; this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Sri Lanka’s most famous locations.
It’s also situated in a stunning location in Sri Lanka. Surrounded by forests, villages and farmland, Sigiriya Rock is a location that is set in the past. Monkeys roam the trails while crocodiles reside within their moat. The entrance fee is high; however, it’s stunning and has an impressive museum.
5. Uda Walawe National Park
With large numbers of wild buffalos, elephants, spotted deer, sambars, and giant squirrels, this Sri Lankan national park is one of the top national parks. For the opportunity to observe elephants, Uda Walawe often surpasses many of the world’s most well-known East African national parks. This Park sits upon its 308.2-sq-km Uda Walawe Reservoir; It is not heavily cultivated; however, it is stunning, and its lack of dense plant life makes watching the game effortless.
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