Sri Lanka was voted the best place to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet and for a good reason. It is a small country with so much to see and do and here are 5 such reasons.
1. The Diversity
For a small country, Sri Lanka is chock full of diversity. There is so much to do and so much to see and most of it is very different as you go from region to region.
2. The People
Sri Lanka is multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural with Sinhalese, Tamils, Arabs, Malays and Burghers that descended from the colonial conquerors. The indigenous people are known as the Veddahs and live in reserves deep in the country.
3. The Cultural Heritage
Sri Lanka went through many prosperous kingdoms that were highly advanced and remnants of those advancements are located all over the country.
4. The Colourful Festivals
Most of the festivals in the country are loud, colourful and celebrated with a lot of pomp and lights.
5. The Glorious Hotels
Sri Lanka has many top-notch hotels and resorts that place a very high standard of quality service and facilities. So wherever you are in the country in Jaffna or Kandy or Kalutara a hotel of luxury proportions such as AVANI Kalutara Resort will only be a call away.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+