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Destinations to Visit in Sri Lanka

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to climb on top of the Sigiriya? Or listening to your own heartbeat while watching the stars in Nuwara Eliya? And what about conquering the rough seas between Trincomalee and Arugambay? Select the best back pack destination suitable for you.


Anuradhapura's sprawling complex contains a rich collection of archaeological & architectural wonders such as dagobas - brick stupas, ancient pools, and structural temples built during the Anuradhapura's thousand years of rule over Sri Lanka. Even today some are in use as holy places and temples.

Arugam Bay

The moon shaped curl of soft sand is famed for any surface since the place Arugam Bay is well known for the best surf point of the island. with just a few hundreds of population the beautiful beach scene first drew surfers and son seekers to Sri Lanka.


Golden Sandy beaches of Bentota is a sun and fun for any shore lover. the resorts in smaller boutique hotels serve amazing beach experiences in the town. Apart from the gold beaches the town is filled with amazing shopping areas in antique mosques that increase the Elegance of the town.

Colombo City

The capital of the wonderful island Colombo has become a worthy destination in its own write and makes an excellent start or finish up to your Sri Lankan adventure. Tall buildings and newly built hotels at wonderful scene to the architectural beauty of Colombo.

Dambulla City

Dambulla is famous for its iconic Rock cave temple and its Buddha filled interior. the town is caused by heavy traffic due to Sri Lanka's one of the largest wholesale market. even though the city has no interest the holy city should be visited on a day trip from more relaxing Sigiriya or Kandy.

Ella City

This beautiful village in hill country has the best view of Ella Gap which is mind-blowingly stunning to watch. Make some time here for easy walks through tea plantations to staples, waterfalls & viewpoints. Ella’s popularity is in growth with splendid resorts for a refreshing stay.

Galle City

Galle is a delight to explore by foot. when wandering it's rambling leaves you will will pass stylish cafes beautifully restored hotels quirky boutiques. An English exotic old trading port filled with Dutch colonial buildings ancient mosques and churches.

Hikkaduwa City

Hikkaduwa has been a firm fixtime on the Sri Lanka tourist map since 1990s. this long exposure is due to the splendid structure of its beach and a kilo meter long strip of guest houses, shops and restaurants line the beaches. there are plenty of beautiful places to wander in a tuk tuk or a rental scooter.

Kandy City

Kandy is a city that is proudly representing the culture and history of Sri Lanka. The city is renowned for the great Kandy esela perahera festival held annually in July or august. also the vibrant cultural life and attractions always justify your visit at any time of the year.

Mirissa City

Stunning Cresent beach modest guest houses and a string of simple restaurants at the back of the sand welcome you from the front today sehri in town of mirissa. in recent years Mirissa has been known for a party destination for young travellers. and for high season DJs.

Negombo City

Negombo is a beautiful beach Town located just a few kilo metres away from Bandaranaike international airport. Sandy beach and decent amount of hotels and restaurants suit old travellers to Sri Lanka. Negombo still hold some reminders of European days of Sri Lanka.

Nuwara-Eliya City

Often referred as the little England this gentle highland community does have a British country feel to it. Nuwara Eliya which was once the favourite cool climate escape for the hardworking and hard drinking English and Scottish pioneers of tea industry of Sri Lanka.

Polonnaruwa City

Polonnaruwa was a thriving commercial & religious center when the central plains of Sri Lanka were ruled from the city 800 years ago. The archaeological treasures still give a good idea of how the city looked in its heyday and the glories of the city can still be found for our eyes.

Sigiriya City

Enigmatic Rocky outcorp is Sri Lanka's single most dramatic site. the ancient civilization of short lived King kashyap stands tall with its near vertical walls and flat top summit which can be seen from any site of the village. The secrets of Sigiriya cannot be seen from naked eyes until you climb.

Trincomalee City

Trincomalee claims pride for the world's finest natural harbours. This city is also renowned for Shiva temple in historic culture. Exotic beaches around trinco is not second to the beaches around The island. The island and the city has some emerging camp plenty of history.


Farming a total area of 1268 square KMs of scrub, light forest, grassy plains and splendid lagoons make Yala the most famous national park of Sri Lanka. You are definitely going to enjoy the richness of its wildlife and you will certainly encounter elephants, crocodiles and monkeys.


Unawatuna is one of the most popular areas of Sri Lanka. Tourists on vacation like to spend their time in the southern part of Sri Lanka, mainly because it has one of the most beautiful beaches in Sri Lanka.


Udawalawe National Park, the sixth largest animal sanctuary of Sri Lanka is located 180 km from Colombo in south-central sector of the island.


Pinnawala is a village in Kegalle District of Sri Lanka and is around 90 km from the capital, Colombo. It is well known for its elephant orphanage.


Sinharaja Rain Forest is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Weligama is a town on the south coast of Sri Lanka, located in Matara District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. The name Weligama, literally means "sandy village" which refers to the area's sandy sweep bay.


Wilpattu National Park is located 25km north of Puttalam or 30km west of Anurdhapura. The park that lies on the northwest coast spans the border between North Central Province and the North Western Province of Sri Lanka.


Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province, Sri Lanka. 85% of the populations of the Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts are Hindus. The Hindus follow the Saivite tradition.


Tissamaharama is a town in Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. The well shaded town is very pleasantly set amidst the expansive paddy fields swaying with the breeze from vast Tissa Wewa rainwater reservoir, 1 km north of the city


Minneriya National Park is the world largest known meeting place of Asian Elephants in the world.


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.


Matale is a town in the hill country of Sri Lanka. The Knuckles Mountain Range is a special landmark of Matale.


Haputale is located 179 km away from Colombo in the Central highlands of Sri Lanka. Haputale can be reached by main motor roads from Colombo as well as by Highland railway line begins in Colombo.


Kataragama, a laid-back isolated village, a multi-religious center of worship situated close to the ancient Sinhalese city of Tissamaharama (20 minutes by public transportation) is set up with a network of well laid out streets-neat and straight-shaded with huge ever-green trees of the dry zone.


Matara is a city on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, 160 km from Colombo. It is one of the largest cities in Sri Lanka.


Kalutara is the first beach resort city south of Colombo. The long bridge of Kalutara over the River Kalu Ganga leads you to the massive Kalutara stupa built during 1960s on the site of a fort built by the Portuguese, who razed many a Buddhist temple to the ground.


Nilaveli is a coastal resort town and suburb of the Trincomalee District, Sri Lanka located 16 km northwest of the city of Trincomalee.


Batticaloa is the principal city of East Coast of Sri Lanka. Batticaloa, is of singular character: it's a tongue of land set in between the Indian Ocean in the east and Batticoloa lagoon to the west.


Kosgoda is a small coastal town located in Southern Province in Sri Lanka. The area of Kosgoda is home to a population of nearly 3,000 people. It is approximately 72 kilometres (45 mi) south of Colombo and is situated at an elevation of 1 meter (3.3 ft) above the sea level.


Hatton is a major town in the Nuwara-Eliya District of Central Province, Sri Lanka governed by the Hatton-Dickoya Urban Council. Hatton is a major center of the Sri Lankan tea industry.

Adam's Peak

The amazing Adam’s Peak is Sri Lanka’s fourth highest mountain at 2244m and is located 40km northeast of Ratnapura.


Dickwella, also known as Dikwella and as Dikwella South, is a small coastal market town in the Matara district in Southern province of Sri Lanka.


Gampola is a town located in Kandy District, Central Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. Gampola was made the capital of the island by King Buwanekabahu IV, who ruled for four years in the mid-fourteenth century.


Chilaw is a large town which belongs to the Puttalam District of Sri Lanka, its situated 80 kilometers North of Colombo.


Mannar Island is a dry and barren peninsula located in the district of Mannar. Though called an islet, it is in fact a peninsula formed in the shape of a tongue.


Hambantota is situated at closest point to the main shipping route Malacca street/Suez Canal that connects East and West.


Moratuwa is a large suburb of Colombo city, on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka, near Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.


Koggala's Martin Wickramasinghe Museum of Folk Culture off the road presents a rare collection of tools, utensils instruments that was utilized in the Sinhalese industries and agriculture as well as in folk art, folk medicine and costumes.


Strung out along one of the South's most stunning stretches of coastline, TANGALLE (or Tangalla) is among the region’s more developed beach destinations, with a string of simple guesthouses.


Kalpitiya peninsula is rich with biodiversity: a Bar Reef Marine Sanctuary, lagoons, virgin forests, fauna & flora, mangroves, exotic bird life, sea turtles, dolphins and whales.


Puttalam is a large town in Puttalam District, North Western Province, Sri Lanka. Puttalam is the administrative capital of the Puttalam District and governed by an Urban Council.


Kurunegala, town, west-central Sri Lanka. It is situated 25 miles (40 km) northwest of Kandy amid steep hills that were used as citadels during its early history.


Mahiyangana is located at a distance of 194km away from Colombo. Mahiyangana can be reached by the Colombo – Kandy A1 main motor road and continuing along the Kandy – Mahiyangana A26 main motor road.