Sri Lanka, previously known as Ceylon, is an island country south of the Indian Subcontinent. The Island is in the India Ocean, and it offers a wide range of cultural landmarks, outstanding cuisine, lush tea plantations, exciting national parks and beautiful golden sand beaches. This relatively small country has 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Island’s tropical climate makes it a year-round destination.
It is one of the best places to observe Sri Lankan Elephants and the Sri Lankan leopards in the wild and its Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a birding hotspot. The South Coast is the best place to watch whales between November and April.
Sri Lanka offers a great variety of cultural and natural sights, wildlife watching and some excellent spots for relaxation at the end of your holiday.