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Wonders to see
The most popular jumbo attraction in Sri Lanka, and with good reason, for nowhere else are you likely to see so many elephants at such close quarters.
Capital of the Hill Country offers history, culture, forested hills and a touch of urban buzz. Join the pilgrims at the Temple of the Tooth, stroll around the lake..
Haputale and Ella
For breathtaking views and exhilarating treks. Rattle through the high tea plantations by train, hike through the stunning countryside or simply absorb..
Horton Plains National Park
Rise up early and peer over the stunning World's End.
Go white water rafting and take lunch at the plantation Hotel.
Yala Safari Park
Stare down a wild buffalo, catch a glimpse of the elusive leopard and see herds of elephants and other animals and birds.
Udawalawe National Park
Come face to face with inquisitive elephants. Over 500 elephants in herds of up to 100.
Fabulous golf course set in the rolling hills of Sri Lanka's tea-growing country. Home to horse racing this colonial hill station offers visits to tea estates..
For fine dining, shopping, museums, history, parks, sunset promenade on Galle Face Green, Gangaramaya Temple, pelicans in the lake and one of the largest zoos in Asia.
Sinharaja Rain Forest
A UNESCO World heritage Site teeming with endemic wildlife.
Coast and country, ancient and modern
You will literally be spoiled for choice in Sri Lanka. The coastline in either direction from Bentota is simply packed with glorious beaches.
Colombo is a bustling city with modern shopping, traditional markets and many cultural attractions, while Galle has a fascinating history and architecture reflecting centuries of occupation by the Portuguese, Dutch and British.
Inland are green hills, tea plantations and the splendid town of Kandy, home of the famous Temple of the Tooth and the unique, must-see elephant orphanage at Pinnewala.
The island's historical sites are simply not to be missed either, with the famous 'cultural triangle' full of amazing ancient ruins and well-preserved reminders of previous civilisations. And of course, Buddhist temples are to be found everywhere, many exhibiting superb works of art and all representing a living connection with the peaceful, mainly Buddhist local people.
The Ancient Cities Within this tremendous area the 'Cultural Triangle' contains 5 of the 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Walewatch cruise almost guaranteed to see them.
Climb this near vertical rock face and Ponder the frescos and stunning views.
Take a guide for couple of hours to appreciate this historical city. Enjoy the great dagoba, the royal pleasure gardens, the museum.
Cycle through the trees and gardens surrounding the 1000-year old ruins or bask in the serene gaze of the Gal Vihara Buddha.
Join the sacred pilgrimage up this 2,243m high mountain and see catch the sunrise.
Admire the intensely painted murals inside the rock cave temples.
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