From pristine beaches with palm trees and scenic backdrops in the hill country, Sri Lanka has much to offer for the adventurous at heart. The island has tropical weather which can be quite humid, but indeed, Sri Lanka is a great spot for your vacation.
The island is rimmed with beaches of beige sand and the turquoise ocean waters. Coming inland, towards the centre of the country, you will find mountains and a cover of thick evergreen vegetation that is quite a sight to the eyes! Some iconic places to visit would be Adam’s Peak, the Lion Rock (Sigiriya), the forests, beaches and many waterfalls that nature has blessed the country with.
Sri Lanka is home to a diverse ecosystem that includes a variety of wildlife. Endangered animals like leopards, sloth bears, and even elephants are found in plenty here. Also, you might come across various species of monkeys too. Take the wildlife safaris in Yala and get a closer look at the amazing animals on the island.
The train experience
What’s unique about the train rides in Sri Lanka you ask? Well, it’s the train in itself! It may not look like modern trains do but rest assured that they are quite sturdy and enjoyable. The trains are divided into compartments for different classes, some carriages are air conditioned as well. The ticket prices are pretty cheap. The best part is the amazing scenery that you pass by on your ride. From the rough seas to green mountains and waterfalls. Yes, you will see it all on just a train ride!
Be it hiking, surfing, white water rafting, kayaking or diving find the best palaces to suit your kind of sporty adventure! Trek through the thick jungles and sleep in the midst of nature. Ride the waves on your surf board in place Arugam Bay. Kayak in rivers like the Kalu Ganga and more.
If you are planning on coming to on holiday, plan your stay at Sri Lanka resorts and hotels like Theme Resorts & Spas that you will find in every nook and corner of the island. there are special tours and packages available for you to explore the island further.
Filled with wanderlust that seeks to explore distant shores and captivated by the colors and vibrancy of exotic cultures, Kanya Mae writes on the beautiful, exciting, and enchanting wonders of the world. She is a writer who not only has a passion for travel, but also has a background in fashion, art and media. Google+