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Sri Lanka in Brief

Sri Lanka is an Island in the Indian sub continent. It covers an area of 65,610 square kilometers. The central and south-central of the country side is hilly while the rest of the island has a flat land. The island has a remarkable diversity of culture, languages and religion. The natural beauty of this tiny island is innumerable with abundance of natural resources, fauna and flora, mountains, rivers and beautiful beaches

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Temple of Tooth Relic

Temple of Tooth Relic

Places of Interest – Temple of Tooth Relic

This 17th century built temple of tooth relic is the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites in the world. In this two storey building the upper flower in which the sacred tooth relic is enshrined in a gem-studded golden casket. Millions of devotees have venerated this sacred relic.

Elephant Orphanage

Elephant Orphanage

The Elephant Orphanage Pinnawela

Established 1975 by the Sri Lanka Wildlife department Pinnawala Elephant orphanage is a sanctuary for rescued and injured from wild. Tourist from all around the world visit this palace to see these magnificent animals. Around 30 elephants were born since 1984.

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Colombo City

Colombo City

Situated 34 km from the International Air Port Colombo is a fascinating city. It is still the commercial center of Sri Lanka which is filled with shopping centers and all modern facilities. The city has developed through several phases in to a modern city.

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Nuwara Eliya

Nuwara Eliya

The Hill Country of Sri Lanka

The hill country of Sri Lanka is exceptionally beautiful. The mountains of the hill country have a gorgeous rolling tea plantations and breathtaking waterfalls. Climate of this region stays cool and calm through out the year.

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Golf courses

Do something different – Play Golf in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has 4 beautiful Golf courses although it is not very popular sport. Two Golf clubs are located Colombo one Kandy and the fourth one in Nuwera Eliya and all these Golf clubs are built with 18 holes

Playing Golf is the best way to spend the time leisurely. If you are not an Expert do not worry, the Golf Clubs serves for both learners and for Experts and also you can get the equipment from the Club house as well.  Read More >>

Arts and Craft

Arts and Craft

Arts and Craft of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a rich country with varied heritage of traditional arts and craft. The colorful handicrafts are made out of natural indigenous raw materials by craftsman and women who’s skills are passed by generations to generation.

Sri Lankan handicrafts have been able to successfully combined with modern designs, trends and colors. It shows a higher degree of specialization among the regain for its raw materials and for its patterns making them very popular among tourists.

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Sinharaja Rain Forest

Sinharaja Rain Forest

Sinharaja Rain Forest – learn about virgin rain forest

Walk through the green canopy while experiencing the magnificent wild life, breathtakingly beautiful streams, rivers, flora and fauna. A visit to Sri Lanka’s last undisturbed virgin rain forest will give you a lifetime experience.

Located in South-west of Sri Lanka it covers an area of 23000 archers. This wet evergreen forest is home to thousand of endemic plants and animal species. It is found that the 75% of the plants are endemic in Sinharaja.

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Bio Diversity in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a paradise island with remarkable bio diversity. The magnitude of bio diversity is very high in Sri Lanka to its proportions. Because of this, Sri Lanka is ranked as the 10th highest in its bio diversification. Although Sri Lanka is a tropical island which is close to the equator the geographical change is dramatic.

Gems of Sri Lanka

Gems of Sri Lanka

The Land of Gems – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is ranked as the top five gem-bearing nations in the world for its greatest concentration of gems most parts of the island. All types of gems such as Blue & Yellow Sapphire, Amethyst, Aquamarine, Pathmaraga, Star Ruby & Star Sapphire are found here specially the city Ratnapura literary the meaning is ‘gem city’.

The finest island of its size in the world

Marco Polo described Sri Lanka as “the finest island of its size in the world” , truly Sri Lanka is a paradise. Sri Lanka is an attractive holiday destination as for its size and for the diversity. It is about 500 kilometers from North to South and it is about 200 kilometers from East to West within this space you can find beautiful golden sandy beaches, cool upcountry, greenish rolling tea plantations, colorful coral gardens, world heritage sites and pilgrim sites and most of all generous friendly people of Sri Lanka.


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