Poised above the equator, south-east of the subcontinent, Sri Lanka is often described as ‘Pearl of East’. And it offers the perfect introduction to this part of the world. There’s enough of a culture difference to make you feel like you’re somewhere properly exotic, and yet everything is so easy. The food is fantastic, English is widely spoken, and the island’s bijoux size means you can fit a lot into a small amount of time.
With a 2500 years old history enriched by the influence of Buddhism, Sri Lanka is one of the countries that own a grand heritage in the region. From multi-storied palaces, sky-high “Dagabos”, ocean-like man made reservoirs to life like Gigantic Buddha statues, Sri Lanka will make your jaws drop at every corner.
Being a beautiful tropical island that has everything nomads look for, Sri Lanka is thriving in tourism every year. With endless beaches, a vibrant culture, great history, rich biodiversity, lavish hotels, Ayurdevic spas, exotic wildlife and more Sri Lanka provides travelers is a wide diversity of experiences. Known for hospitality, Sri Lankan people are welcoming and warm-hearted.
Sri Lanka is an island that promises all kinds of adventures. This little nation of the magnificent vistas and awesome adventures has something for all the adventurers that go seeking their Adrenalin fix to Sri Lanka. There’s everything from surfing to paragliding to whale watching to hiking to be done while in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka though a renowned leisure destination for its mesmeric hill country, exquisite beaches, and fascinating cultural attraction of ancient cities and shrines is not a destination that readily comes to mind for a golfing holiday. If you look up the Ceylon Map you will learn to your delightful surprises.
Here are few important details you need to know before travel to Ceylon and links to many official government sites.