Things to Do in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka being a very small island is only 270 km long and 140 km wide. However this doesn’t cease the country to offer you heterogeneity in activities. The Things to Do in Sri Lanka are innumerable, and listing a fewof them hereunder.
Birds, wild life safari and elephants.
Sri Lanka is called a bird’s paradise and has about 435 species of the same dwelling here. The premier bird watching locations are in Sinharaja, Kitugala, Udawatta Kale, Minipe, Minneriya Forests, Kumana, Bundala, Willpattu, Bellanwila Bird Sanctuaries. It is a joyride to enjoy photography of the wild life while riding on the back of elephants.
Enjoy Sri Lankan Dance and Music
Sri Lankan Traditional Dance like Kandyan, Sabaragamu and Ruhunu Clans are worth watching. The drums and music in colorful dresses while dancers walk the fire are experiences in themselves.
Scuba Diving
Sri Lanka is famous for its coastal reefs and wrecks. Scuba Diving facilities are hence very avidly available. Sri Lankan Professional Diving School by the Beach also offer training for the same for people who are not acquainted with the sport. It is a complete wonder world under water when you discover the immense number of species found in marine life.
Adventures and Sports
If adventure intrigues you, Sri Lanka provides facility to enjoy that as well. Biking, Canoeing, White Water Rafting, Water Sports, Surfing, Horse Riding, Para Gliding, Rock Climbing, Cliff Abseiling are the sports that you will have the option to enjoy in the island.
Culture, Ancient Art and Architecture
Sri Lanka is rich in its Culture, Ancient Art and Architecture.
In the country’s capital Colombo, the clock tower, the president’s residence, the Galle Face Green, National Museum, the Art Gallery, numerous mosques and Buddhist and Hindu temples, the Dehiwala Zoo finds abode.
The port of Galle is a splendid place in itself. The Dutch Fort, Dutch houses, museums and churches should not be missed. The fine beaches at Unuwatuna, Weligama and Tangalla are definitely worth a visit.
Kandy’s attractions are the octagonal Dalada, Maligawa that houses Sri Lanka’s important religious relic – the sacred tooth of Buddha. Other than that it also includes the excellent National Museum, the Peradeniya Botanic Gardens, the Udawattakelle Sanctuary, a haven for birds and the Kandyan Art Association and Cultural Centre.
The pilgrim of Adam’s Peak, the ruins of Anuradhapura which still proudly owns the Sacred Bo-Tree, the Thuparama Dagoba, the Jetavanarama Dagoba, and the spectacular rock fortress of Sigiriya are perfect places for sightseeing. Watching a silent sunset in a Coconut Grove will be an arrant end to your day.

Leave a Comment