Things To Do In Sri Lanka Plus Photos


Sri Lanka is located in South Asia and possesses a rich cultural heritage. Described as the best island of its size in the world by Marco Polo and rated second best tourist destination by the world famous National Geographic channel in 2010; this country has more than just beauty to boast of. There are so many attractions than one can mention from wildlife safaris, zoological gardens and botanical gardens to spiritual temples, beaches, savory cuisines, and festivals.


Things to Do In Kandy Sri Lanka

This is the second largest city in Sri Lanka with so many places of interest for tourists such as Buddhists temples, a lake, museums, botanical and zoological gardens, a forest, parks, and notable buildings. One can go on a train ride as Kandy is popular for giving one of the best train ride experiences. Temple of Tooth, Royal Palace Park, Ceylon Tea Museum, Elephant Orphanage Pinnawala and Royal Botanical Garden are some of the places one should visit.

Things to Do In Ella Sri Lanka

Coming into Ella on a train ride from Kandy can be nothing short of mind-blowing and is definitely the most memorable way to get there. Ella is home to so many fascinating places that you will enjoy visiting and exploring such as the Lipton’s Peak, Demodara Loop, Dunhinda Falls, Ravana Water Fall, Nine Arch Bridge, Adam’s Peak, Ella Rock, Ravana Cave, Adisham Bungalow, Muthiyangana Temple and Dowa Rock Temple among others. In addition to visiting all these places and hiking, you can also take a cooking class if you are a daring food lover that wishes to know how the locals prepare their food.


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Things to Do In Colombo Sri Lanka

As the largest city in Sri Lanka and the capital of the Country, one expects to see nothing but the best in Colombo. On the contrary, however, the city presents the beautiful places alongside the worst places as mansions, lush gardens, fine restaurants and malls sit next to the urban slums. Things one can explore and experience here ranges from the varying expensive restaurants, shopping malls filled with expensive designer brands, sunset at Galle Face Green, a ride on a swan pedal-boat, the Dutch Period Museum, a walk in Viharamahaderi Park, to a ride in tuk-tuk, a walk on the colorful streets of Union Place and a visit to the market.


Things to Do In Galle Sri Lanka

As expected from one of Sri Lanka’s cities, Gale presents a lot of activities for a visitor. The most popular place amongst tourists is the Galle’s Dutch Colonial Fort due to its historical importance. A tour of the fort not reveals only a beautiful ocean view but also takes one to the past as history is preserved not only in the architecture of the buildings but also in the cuisine and names of some road. One can also visit the National Maritime Museum, the old Dutch market, Handunugoda Tea Museam, Koggala Temple as well as go on a boat ride and surf.

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