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About Sri Lanka

Overview (Fast Facts)

  • Administrative capital- – Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
  • Largest city and the commercial capital- Colombo
  • Official Languages- Sinhala, Tamil, English
  • Main religions- Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity
  • Population-(2012 census) 20,277,597
  • Currency-Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
  • Time Zone-SLST(UTC+5:30)
  • Drives on the left
  • Calling code +94
  • Emergency number- 119(Police)

THINGS TO DO

Wild Life

Ocean Activities

Explore the heritage

Luxury Escapes



WILD LIFE

Sri Lanka is recorded to have a high rank in bio-diversity though it is a small island. Once in Sri Lanka one can see the biggest sea mammal as well as the biggest land mammal in the world: the elephant and the blue whale. Wildlife in Sri Lanka is highly satiating for a travelling who seek to explore tropical wildlife. Endless species of birds, amphibians and mammals can be observed if the traveller is curious about the world. ,

Sinharaja, Ella, Kithulgala, Nuwara Eliya, Haputhale,

The geography of the island is ideal for the adventure seekers since it provides ample opportunities for all kinds of nature adventures such as white water rafting, river expenditures, confident jumping, waterfall abseiling, waterfall trekking, rock climbing and much more to par with your preferences. Activate your splash of adrenaline and experience the nature to the core.

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Ocean Activities

Swim, snorkel, dive or simply jump into the sea to explore a parallel universe of natural beauty. You will not find a place like Sri Lanka to indulge under the ocean spectrum in any other part of the world.

Hikkaduwa, Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Pigion Island, Kalpitiya, Arugam Bay, Bentota, Galle, Hikkaduwa, Induruwa, Kalpitiya, Kaluthara, Mirissa, Koggala, Pasikuda, Unawatuna, Weligama

As much as beneath the sea, the surface of the sea too is a true platform to perform the potential of your body and soul. The list of water sports and activities you can enjoy goes long and contact “Comfort Travels” to know more and to make the reservation for your next vacation.

Fishing, surfing, skiing, canoeing, windsurfing, Jet Ski riding, boogie boarding, kiting skiing and many more

Not that sportive or a daredevil? Do you just prefer sitting on the beach and enjoying the sun on your skin? Sri Lanka is the most idyllic destination for you and has a number of pristine beaches that are calm and quiet.

Heal with Ayurveda

Let the incredible properties of Ayurveda heal your body, mind and soul over the hectic lives most of us lead today. Let the true essence of nature run through your body calmly so that you are made to rest and heal.

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Explore the heritage

Sri Lanka is a country with a history of more than 3000 years and has proud stories to relate to every traveller that visits this tiny island. Explore the unlimited heritage and the rich culture and get to know the Sri Lanka

Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kandy, Dambulla, Mihinthale, Katharagama,

Why Should visit Sri Lanka

Beaches

Being an island, Sri Lanka is rich with populated, partying and isolated beaches to choose according to your preferences. The ocean around the pearl of the Indian Ocean is picturesque and lets you have the perfect vacation you always wanted to have.

Wildlife

If you ever wanted to enjoy wildlife in their wildest form and if you ever felt the need of teaching your kids about wildlife in their natural habitats, you should visit Sri Lanka with the enthusiasm to engross the abundance of wildlife. It is rich with nearly ten national reservations and a number of natural habitats of wildlife along with virgin rainforests and mountains to climb.

Train Journeys

Slow...rhythmic...rustic but energetic train journeys in Sri Lanka may be the best train journeys in the entire world that let you enjoy the natural beauty of a country to the fullest extent. The train journey to the Central hills and along the Western coastal line provide the best ever picturesque views to its traveller who will be awestruck by the beauty of the island.

Food

To enjoy the best essence of South Asia during your visit to Sri Lanka, you must try their food. Well seasoned with tropical spices that add a gush of sense awakening is significant to Sri Lankan cuisine. You can experience the best authentically Sri Lankan as well as Indian, Chinese, Thai, Italian and Western cuisine made according to the Sri Lanka style. Your visit to Sri Lanka will also be a voyage of tastes.

Culture and the heritage

This island is more than 3000 years old and proudly possesses a history that prevailed many a wars and shines through the South Asian sub-continent. Its culture is rich with a mixture of half a dozen of ethnicities and religions. The value systems and the ethics that enrich the culture to its core give you an opportunity to explore the world.

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