Sri Lanka, a puzzle, is waiting to find it in the North, South, East or West. As you pass the ancient ruined cities you will be amazed at the variety of sights, and you will see green rice fields with vibrant little villages that offer exquisite cuisine. The more you see, the more you will want to explore other hidden treasures on this important island. For example, we brag about the most sensitive sapphires in the world.

Our surfing hotpots are back with an exciting wave. Diving and snooker can be unforgettable with our marine life as diverse as our land. As in other countries, our world-famous tea estates in the tropics and mountains have many national parks for wildlife. Furthermore, art is as different in Sri Lanka as it is in the people, ending up shopping for our cultural dances and festivals. All this and much more to explore around this small island. That is why it is so important to visit Sri Lanka during your vacation.

The 65,610 sq km area is divided into 9 provinces in 25 districts with a population of about 20.3 million, comprising Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims and burghers. However, Sinhalese are the majority in the country because they are indigenous and others are minorities. Religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Catholicism, Christianity, and Islam belong to these nations.

Sri Lanka Travel Holidays will give you a different experience to be with these different people and culture. Tea is one of the main exports from Sri Lanka. Introduced in 1824 during the British colonial period. It was then brought back in 1839 for research purposes. Meanwhile, in 1867, James Taylor established the first tea estate in Sri Lanka as an economic farm. This tea was even imported from India and was originally discovered in China.

In the meantime, do not forget to come to Sri Lanka and buy the best black tea in the world from a factory in the hills. There are many options to visit Sri Lanka. Those are public buses and trains. Buses will be available in almost every city. But rail transport is only accessible to major cities. However, those systems are really slow, even if it’s cheap. This will deprive you of many interesting places to visit during your short vacation. So the best way to have an unforgettable vacation and enjoy different attractions, culture, history and food is to hire a guide or driver. You will be amazed because we are different than the others.

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura the first kingdom of Sri lanka is located in the North-Central part of the island. It was the first capital and certainly the grandest city of primeval Sri Lanka. It is the home of two World Heritage sites. Many places of ancient and archaeological interest could be visited. Ruwanweliseya (2nd century B.C.) is the most legendary of all the ‘Dagoba’s in Sri Lanka. ‘Samadhi’ Buddha (3rd century B.C.) is one of the most well-known statues, representing the Buddha in a state of ‘Samadhi’ or deep meditation. Isurumuniya Rock Temple (3rd century B.C.) is well known for its rock carvings.