Places in Sri Lanka

This is a list of some of the best places to visit in Sri Lanka.
We would like to provide descriptions and pictures from all of them, but the country is big and that will take a while.
Our drivers know all the good places, so don’t worry, Your vacation is in good hands with us.

Whale Watching Sri Lanka

Dolphin & Whale Watching

From the small town Mirissa on the South coast of Sri Lanka, we sail out in the early morning light to watch dolphins and whales in their natural environment....

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Unawatuna Sri Lanka

Unawatuna

Unawatuna is known for the fine sandy beaches, and is a beloved town for beach holidays. In Unawatuna You can visit the Buddha temple, located on top of a......

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The Elephant Transit Home Sri Lanka

The Elephant Transit Home

The Elephant Transit Home in Udawalawe is the foster home of young elephants of different age and size. These great animals have been found injured or left abandoned in......

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Pigeon Island National Park Sri Lanka

Pigeon Island National Park

Pigeon Island is one of Sri Lanka's two marine national parks. The reef here is shallow, making snorkeling almost as satisfying as diving. It is home to dozens of corals...

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Trincomalee

Trincomalee

Trincomalee is home to the fine beaches of Nilaveli, Uppuveli and the off-shore Pigeon Island. In Trincomalee (Trinco) You can visit the colorful hindu temple Koneswaram, located...

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Negombo

Negombo

The beach town Negombo is located on the west coast of Sri Lanka, very close to Colombo Airport, and therefore it is often the first and the last town......

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Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka

Polonnaruwa

Today the ancient city of Polonnaruwa remains one of the best planned archaeological relic sites in the country, standing testimony to the discipline and greatness of the...

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Turtle Hatchery

Sea Turtle Hatchery

Sri Lanka is home to 5 out of 7 sea turtle species in the world. All species are threatened with extinction, and sea turtle hatcheries along the coast are......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Ella Gap

Ella

Ella is a beautiful little village situated in the mountains of Sri Lanka. Let your soul rest while you watch the amazing view of Ella Gap. Climb the small mountain,......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Madu Ganga River

Madu Ganga River

Beware of crocodiles and huge water monitors as you cruise down the beautiful Madu Ganga River in a small boat. Visit Cinnamon Island and buy the tasty cinnamon right......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Horton Plains National Park

Horton Plains & World’s End

Horton Plains, the only National Park in Sri Lanka where you are allowed to walk around. Normally we start the hike in the early morning with breakfast packages. At......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Tissamaharama

Tissamaharama

Tissamaharama (Tissa), is the ideal place to stay before a visit to the nearby Yala National Park and Bundala National Park. The area around Tissa is home to a lot......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Kataragama Temple

Kataragama Temple

Kataragama Temple is an important shrine for both Hindus and Buddhists. The temple is dedicated to deity with six faces and twelve hands, who is known as Skanda-Murukan or......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Kataragama Temple

Kataragama

Sheltered in the foothills, 15 km northeast of Tissa, is Kataragama. A compelling mix of pomp and procession, piety and religious extravagance, this most holy of towns is a......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Kandy Cultural Show

The Cultural Show in Kandy

Visitors can see the daily performance of the famous Kandy cultural program with dance and music, one of the famous destinations in Kandy, Sri Lanka....

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Kitulgala white water rafting

White Water Rafting in Kitulgala

Kitulgala is one of the most famous places for White Water Rafting adventures. However there are many more reasons why this spot, just 100 kms from the capital Colombo, is......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Nuwara Eliya Gregory Lake

Nuwara Eliya

The Hill country of Sri Lanka is a sight to behold. After the heat of the low lands of Sri Lanka, the diversity of temperature and scenery of the......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Kandy

Kandy

The hill capital Kandy is another ‘World Heritage Site’. It was the last stronghold of the Sinhalese Kings during the Portuguese, Dutch and British rule and finally ceded to......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Matale Spice Garden

Spice Garden in Matale

Where spices and herbs used for the Sri Lankan cuisine and medication are grown. The staff takes you on a guided tour in the garden explaining how each plant......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Yala National Park

Yala National Park

Yala National Park also called Ruhunu National Park, on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka, is one of Sri Lanka’s premier eco tourism destinations. With tropical thorn forest and......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple

Dambulla Cave Temple / The Golden Temple of Dambulla / The Royal Rock Temple, is considered as one of the ancient Buddhist temples in Sri Lanka, and has been......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park

Udawalawe National Park offers the most reliable elephant spotting in Sri Lanka. With around 500 wild elephants present, masses of birds and a good chance for spotted deer...

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Pinnawala elephant orphanage Sri Lanka

Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

The foster home of young elephants of different age and size. We see them being fed, bathe and play in the river. These great animals have been found injured......

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Places to see in Sri Lanka Sigiriya

Sigiriya

Sigiriya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the 5th Century ‘Fortress in the Sky’, which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. It is also......

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