The Kandy Esala Perahera 2018 – An astounding display of culture

The Esala Perehara in Kandy is an annual religious parade that brings out the very essence of Lankan culture. It is also an important festival celebrated by Buddhists in the country where thousands of devotees gather to pay homage as well as enjoy the delightful ambiance on the streets of Kandy. Reasons behind the Kandy…

Amazing beaches in Sri Lanka – Enjoy the coastal bliss

Known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is an Island that has a gorgeous shoreline that extends up to 1340 kilometres and is home to a number of stunning golden sand beaches that are fringed with coconut palm trees and with spectacular views. Read on to know about some of the best…

Porawagala – An Ultimate Vantage Point

  Consistently hailed as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the hill country area of Sri Lanka, Porawagala is a spectacular vantage point to gaze over the beautiful Bandarawela area.   Bandarawela This is the second largest town situated in the Badulla district. Since the town is at a high elevation, the weather…

Udawatta Kele Sanctuary -A historic forest reserve

Nestled among the hills of Kandy, this natural forest reserve spreads over a massive 257 acres of lush green forests and lakes. Housing a variety of plant species like the giant lianas, shrubs and small trees, this reserve also protects animals that inhabit the island. A few types of snakes and reptiles can also be…

Sri Pada or Adam’s Peak-Sri Lanka’s Holy Mountain

Adam’s Peak is a well-known mountain located in the Samanala mountain range in the Sabaragamuwa district of Sri Lanka and is identified by many epithets such as Sri Pada, meaning sacred footprint, Samnathakuta and Butterfly Mountain. While the sacred and holy nature of the mountain has been well chronicled in the Deepawamsa and Mahawamsa, two…