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Why Sri Lanka?

“Lanka” is a name of the island, “Sri” is a name of respect and prosperity. Officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri-Lanka is a tropical island near the equator in the northern Indian Ocean. It’s belongs to the Pre-Cambrian period with the 1700 kilometers coastal belt area and surface of 65610 Square Kilometers. This was known as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” and it was one of the prime attractions of the Indian Ocean in early days. Sri Lanka was known in several different names by different nations who came to Sri-Lanka through the ancient silk route for different trading a long time ago. The mother land of Sri Lanka was Taprobane of the Greeks, the Ceilao of Portuguese, Ceilan of Dutch, Serendib of Arabs, the Island of gems of King Solomon, and the “land without sorrow” of the ancient Chinese and Ceylon for British.

According to the Great Chronicle Mahawansa, The first Indo-Aryan group arrived in Sri-Lanka from northern India in 6th Centaury B.C. then they established in Sri-Lanka near by the river valleys, because their main occupation was agriculture. Buddhism was introduced to Sri-Lanka in 247 B.C. by the Arahath Mahinda, the son of empire Asoka in India, within few years Buddhism flourish in the whole island and monasteries began, dazzling white colour Stupa or Dageba is an indispensable feature of almost every Buddhist monastery in Sri-Lanka which occupy sites of considerable natural beauty of the country. For around 2000 years this was an independent country until 1505 A.D. when the maritime areas came under the Portuguese, followed by the Dutch and from 2nd of march 1815 the entire land became a colony of the British until regaining the independence on 04th february 1948 and Ceylon became a republic in 1972 and changed it’s name to “Sri-Lanka”.

This is a multi ethnic, multi religious, and multi cultural country, there is a population of 21 million a majority of Sinhalese, followed by Tamils, Muslim and Burgher with different religions like Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. They all belong to Sri-Lanka, as “Sri-Lankans”. The terrorist problems of Sri-Lanka is now over, come and see for yourself a delightful and peaceful paradise in the world with delightful people always very friendly, smiling, helpful and hospitable.

Rich natural resources of the country, including 21 national parks with high bio-diversity flora and fauna, bird watching hotspot including 33 endemic birds. Paddy cultivation in a large scale of Sri-Lanka with support of the more than 10,000 artificial lakes or tank networks which give prosperity to the nation. Sri-Lanka consists of 1700 kilometers costal belt area including one of the best beaches in the world such as Unawatuna, Trincomalee (Nelaweli), Pasi-kuda, Arugambe (including international windsurfing map) and you can see 5species of sea turtles out of 7species in the world. Sri-Lanka is a destination within 6 hours you can see one of the largest mammals on the land the “Elephant” and the largest mammal in the sea “Blue Whales”. There are 8 world heritage sites declared by UNISCO including the 8th wonder of the world the Sigiriya rock fortress. Misty hill country covered with tea plantations, waterfalls and panoramic sceneries, which give the world best Ceylon Tea, Spices for aromatic cuisines, precious stones (world best blue sapphire), Indigenous ayurweda medicine are some of the main attractions of the Sri-Lanka.

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Yapahuwa

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Yapahuwa was a well secured rock fortress which became the 4th kingdom of Sri-Lanka during the 14th century A.D. and which is home to beautiful rock sculptures unsurpassed in any other nation. The palace and fortress were built by King…
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Yala National Park is the most visited and second largest National park in Sri Lanka, which is consist of five blocks. Two blocks are open for visitors local and foreign and adjoining parks, The blocks have individual names such as…
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Unawatuna

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Unawatuna is a coastal town in Galle district of Sri Lanka. Unawatuna is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka and famous for its beautiful beach and corals. It is a suburb of Galle, about 5 kilo metres (3.1 mi)…
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Udawalawa

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Udawalawe is the Sri-Lankan 5th national park that best rivals the savannah reserves of Africa. The park is in the dry lowlands of Sri-Lanka consist of dry zone scrub, grassland and lake. The park 30,821 hectares centre on the large…
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Sinharaja is biologically the most unique wet ever green rain forest in the country with an exceptionally high degree of endemism. Sinharaja is famous for its mixed feeding bird’s flocks and a high degree of endemic birds can be observed…
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Sigiriya

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Sigiriya or Sinhagiri (Lion Rock ) is an ancient rock fortress located in the northern Matale District near the town of Dambulla in the Central Province, Sri Lanka. The name refers to a site of historical and archaeological significance that…
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Ratnapura

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Rathnapura (City of Gems). Sri-Lanka has been famous for its gems since antiquity-legend has it that a Sri-Lankan ruby was given by King Solomon to the Queen of Sheba. Rathnapura, ensconced in the verdant hills at the south-western corner of…
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Polonnaruwa

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Polonnaruwa was the second capital of Sri Lanka after the destruction of Anuradhapura in 993. It comprises, besides the Brahmanic monuments built by the Cholas, the monumental ruins of the fabulous garden-city created by Parakramabahu I in the 12th century.…
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Pasikuda

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Pasikudah or Pasikuda is a coastal resort town located about 35 kilometers northwest of Batticaloa, Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka. It used to be a popular tourist destination, however due to 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and Sri Lankan Civil War tourist…
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Nuwara Eliya

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Nuwara Eliya, the "city of lights," is the highest town in Sri Lanka and that means a break from the oppressive heat and humidity that surrounds the rest of the country. Situated at around 2000m above sea level and surrounded…
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Negombo

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Negombo is a major tourist destination in Sri Lanka. This city is an ideal and liberal place with luxury, tropical life style, for those who want quick access to and from the country's main international airport and also to Colombo…
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Mirissa

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Mirissa and its breathtaking sandy beach pretty much transforms your dreams and visions of a tropical paradise into an everyday reality. It is also a fishing port and one of the island's main whale and dolphin watching locations. Located close…
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Matale

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Nestled in the central hills and at an altitude of 546 metres, Matale is yet another bounty of nature’s abundance with captivating landscapes of fertile greenery and scattered mountain ranges decorated with blankets of cascading water. It is 142 kilometres…
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Knuckles Mountain Range is a UNESCO world heritage site provides intrepid travelers with the opportunity to experience Sri-Lanka at its most primal. A rugged area of pristine wildness-including rare dwarf cloud forest-the knuckles has 27 peaks over 1000 m, with…
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Kitulgala

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Kitulgala is a small town in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest, which gets two monsoons each year, and is one of the wettest places in the country. Nevertheless, it comes alive in…
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