Archive for the 'Travel News' Category

Sri Pada Pilgrims Season has started

Friday, January 11th, 2008

The annual Sri Pada Pilgrim season started on the 23 December 2007 (on Unduwap Full Moon Poya Day). Thousands of People of many religions will walk to homage the sacred foot print. The season started with the ritual caring of the stature and sacred ornaments of god Sumana Saman. There are two paths to reach [...]

Annual Duruthu Maha Perahera of Kelaniya

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

Annual Duruthu Maha Perahera of Kelaniya temple will be held on the 22nd of this month (on Duruthu full moon poya day) which is taken place science 1927. This colorful procession is only second to the Kandy Perahera. The Perahera is held for three nights. Udamaluwa Perahera starts with the ritual handing of the secret [...]

Have a joyful New Year

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Wishing you a year of Happiness, Peace and Prosperity. Have a joyful New Year. From : Golden Lanka Travels (Pvt) Ltd – The Gateway to Paradise.

Colombo Jazz Festival

Saturday, December 8th, 2007

The top UK saxophonist who has performed all over the world, Dave O’Higgins will be performing live at CR & FC ground from 7th to 11 December. With him the BBC Bug Band and his own quartet with Andrew McCormack, Arnie Somogyi and Josh Blackmore will be in Sri Lanka. The Colombo Jazz Festival is [...]

Galle Literary Festival 2008

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

The Galle Literary Festival will be held on the 16th to 20th January in 2008. The 2008 program is filled with more than 70 events including debates, book launches, literary lunches, poetry slams, seminars and many more. It is believed that many participants will attend this festival from all around the world.

Tour itineraries

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

We have added few more important pages to our web site, now you can access the most popular tour itineraries through . The most important feature of these packages is the flexibility of changing and adjusting them as for your requirement. We are totally flexible of offering the best suitable tailor made tour package for [...]

Arugam Bay the Surfers paradise

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Arugam Bay is located in the East cost of Sri Lanka, the unspoiled beautiful beach is a must visit place. Arugam Bay is with an easy reach of the town Pottuvil and you can visit many interesting and beautiful places like Yala, Kataragama, Lahugala National Park and superb kovils at Oganda as well. Arugam Bay [...]

Poverty In Sri Lanka

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

From the day we won our independence from our colonial masters we had the problem of poverty.I think it dates back to the day of Sinhal monarchy.But there were no standards to differentiate the poor from the rich.Since Sri Lanka had a self sufficient economy the use of money & trading had no great impact.Even [...]

The Sri Lankan War Theater

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The Sri Lankan war theater seems to be taking a totally different path from what it was some time back.Everyday there seems to be new stratergies adopted by government forces who are fighting a most ruthless terror outfit.The bombing campaign carried out recently seems to have very effective.The high value targets taken almost daily keep [...]

The Annual Travel Trade Ball

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The annual Travel Trade Ball was held last month at the Colombo Hilton.This specticular event was an outsatnding colourful event.Despite the low number of arrivals due to the Rugby Finals, it went on till the breakfast with non stop entertainment by Gypsies & Mysty.Guests were rewarded by a number of air line tickets & hotel [...]