Most amazing places to visit in Sri Lanka – Visit these places for an experience of a lifetime

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Sri Lanka is an island nation that is blessed with spectacular landscapes and features a number of places with great historical significance. Here are 4 places in Sri Lanka you should never miss visiting.

The Yala National Park

Leopard at Yala| Img by: Buddhika Gammudali via FlickrCC BY-ND 2.0

Being one of the 4 main protected reserves in Sri Lanka, The Yala National Park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna. The park offers its guests well-organised safaris around the park and if you are lucky you can even spot the fabled clouded leopard during your safari.

Sigiriya

Sigiriya| Img by: Poswiecie via Pixabay

The rock fortress of Sigiriya is one of Sri Lanka’s seven UNESCO world heritage sites. The site features a variety of water gardens, sculptures, and paintings that have survived the sands of time and are worth seeing.

Pinnawala elephant orphanage

Pinnawala elephant orphanage| Img by: Amila Tennakoon via Wikimedia Commons,  CC BY 2.0

This is an orphanage, a captive breeding ground, and a nursery for wild elephants in Sri Lanka. If you are an animal lover and a person who is fascinated by these gentle giants then this is a place you shouldn’t miss out on visiting.

The Ella

Train at Ella| Img by: rgration0 via Pixabay 

The Ella is a hiker’s paradise! This is a viewpoint located on a mountainous rock. The Ella is nestled in the highlands of Sri Lanka and you have to travel by train and take on a five-kilometre-long hike to reach the viewpoint. The panoramic view you get to witness after reaching this wondrous location will be truly spectacular and worth the efforts.

Accommodation facilities

Wherever you go in Sri Lanka, you can easily find a place to stay. You can choose from hotels, apartments, and even villas in Sri Lanka as your choice of accommodation. There are several hotel chains like VC Villas & Resorts for example, where you can find a good place to stay.

 

 

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travelers across all walks of life. Google+

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