If golden beaches, rising waves, misty mountains, mighty elephants, stealthy leopards, giant whales, a majestic past, lovely tea and warm smiles could sum up a country, that would be Sri Lanka. With many sites and scenes bottled up in to a small island, a traveller could be riding the waves in the dawn and admiring the green carpeted mountains by dusk. Travel destinations in Sri Lanka provide an array of holiday experience from sun kissed beach holidays to a marathon of wildlife watching, adrenaline pumping adventure sports and pilgrimage to some of the oldest cities in the world. The smiles and hospitality of Sri Lanka id world famous and so are its spicy food, exotic fruits and array of sweetmeats found nowhere in the world. With so many cultures living next to each other life in Sri Lanka continues among a series of festivities throughout the year, an ideal recipe for fun and leisure.
Sri Lanka among Forbes top 10 coolest places to visit in 2015
Sri Lanka has been listed among the top 10 coolest countries in the world to visit in 2015, by the Forbes magazine. Sri Lanka is placed in the 10th position in “The Ten Coolest Places to Visit in 2015” in the magazine’s latest edition contributed by scribe Ann Abel. “Sri Lanka offers tremendous value but is still often overlooked. The Aman Resorts here are as pampering as those elsewhere, but for a fraction of the cost. Absolute also arranges insider experiences such as a tour of the secret gardens of Galle Fort with author Juliet Coombe. But the main draw, Gaddis says, is the wildlife : Elusive leopards, wild elephants, boar, sloth bears and dazzling bird life from peacocks to hornbills roam this surprisingly diverse island. We can’t think of another country that has the variety of experiences that Sri Lanka does”, he adds.
“ Yala National Park has been the long time go – to, but he’s excited about the reopened Wilpattu National Park, which had been closed for years due to the civil war, and where, he says, many guests are able to enjoy their safari in private”, Abel delineates in the magazine.
Iceland, Morocco, Vietnam, America, Tasmania, Colombia, Japan, Argentina, Nepal, and Sri Lanka are on the list of 10 destinations.
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