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Sri Lanka - The Latest Hot Spot to Spend Exotic Holidays

By: Timothy Harvard
Category : Travel
March 22, 2013

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Sri Lanka has become the latest priority destination for tourists from all over the world. Friendly and warm people of Sri Lanka are always ready to welcome people and delve into their charming world surrounded by Indian Ocean. Do you want to know why this small island is a dream destination for the tourists? Take a look at the amazing hotspots of Sri Lanka. Here, you will learn about a few.

Nuwara Eliya

This Sri Lankan town is popular for tea production. When you visit this town, you will encounter wide stretches of tea plantations in either side. There are several tea factories where you can check out the exciting process of how they make tea, which involves the process of picking up tea leaves, processing and all. Here, you will come across variety of tea flavors available within the plantations. The town is also named as Little England because of its architecture. You can also enjoy varied activities over here such as horse riding, golf, boating, etc.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

If you are planning to spend holidays in Sri Lanka then you should check out its UNESCO World Heritage sites. There are at least eight such heritage sites within the island such as Sacred City of Anuradhapura, Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sigiriya, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, Old Town of Galle and more. Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Central Highlands are the dual natural wonders that are also in the list of these heritage sites. If you like peace and serenity then you can visit to Kandy or Galle; however, for the bustling city life with markets, museums, and more you can visit Colombo, the capital city. 

Zoological Gardens

If you want to explore the quite environment along with the thrill of nature, then you can head towards the zoological gardens. In Columbia Zoo you can get the mix of interesting fish, reptiles, birds and animals. Aquarium will definitely offer one of its kind experience in Asia in terms of flora and fauna with more than five hundred marine life species as well.  If you walk through the aviary or the butterfly park, the enchanting atmosphere will mesmerize you.


Many people are opting for holidays in Sri Lanka, just to enjoy amazing golfing experience. The golf courses at Nuwara Eliya and Colombo are more than 100 years old. You can also try out your hands at golf at Victoria Golf Club in Kandy. Old trees, surrounding of Victoria Lake and outcrop of rocks will make your golfing experience amazing.

Galle and Pettah

Gale is a port town that is situated about sixty miles from the Capital city. 89-acre Dutch Fort is a prime attraction of Galle. This fort surrounds Dutch churches, museums and homesteads. On the other hand, Pettah is a destination for the shopping lovers. Pettah market is very famous among the tourists and there you can find branded items, local handicrafts, merchandises and all.
All these and much more are in store for you in Sri Lanka. Contact your tour operator and decide on the itinerary today.

For amazing experience of Sri Lanka holidays, contact Sri Lanka Travel Centre today. They will guide you about the best itineraries within your budget.

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