About Sri Lanka
Set in the prestigious Indian Ocean, this tropical Island’s history dates back to the birth of time. This south Asian Island is where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where the true beauty of the nature remains abundant and untouched.
Only very few places around the world could offer the traveller such unique combination of stunning landscapes, captivating cultural heritage, exceptional experiences within such a compact location and amazingly pristine beaches. Within a mere area of 65,610 kilometres lie 8 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 1,330 kilometres of coastline - much of it pristine beach - 15 national parks showcasing an abundance of wildlife, nearly 500,000 acres of lush tea estates, 250 acres of botanical gardens, 350 waterfalls, 25,000 water bodies, to a culture that extends back to over 2,500 years.
Long famed as Serendib, Taprobane and the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, the magnificent beauty of Sri Lanka make it an island of truly magical ambiance. With Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, herds of elephants, killer surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea, flavorful food, newly gained peace and improved infrastructure Sri Lanka had been repeatedly named the next tourist destination worth all the investments. It has also been named the hottest destination in 2013 by lonely planet. Fuelled by piles and piles of compliments as the best tourist destination in the world and with years of war behind it for good, Sri Lanka is rising and its time you dropped in.
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