Sri Lanka is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region, as it contains mixture of golden beaches, rare wildlife, amazing landscapes and a precious cultural heritage. According to the World Tourism Organization, Sri Lanka gained the opportunity of having 49 sites classified as unique attractions, 91 as rare attractions and 8 world heritage sites. When it comes to places to visit in Sri Lanka each and every place in Sri Lanka is equally important out of which there are sites with special importance. Dilra Tours offers various Sri Lanka holiday tour packages to visit all these (or selected) places in Sri Lanka and guide you through experiencing the beauty of the Island along with its natural and cultural landmarks.
Some of the most famous tourist attractions in the island include the municipalities of Kandy and Colombo, which are ideal mix of history, culture and modernity. Peeping into Sri Lanka's ancient history, we could find historical cities like Anuradhapura, Polonaruwa, Mihintale and Dambulla. Nuwara Eliya, located in the heart of the country which is best known as ‘Little England’, famous for beautiful parks, water falls, mountain peaks & golf course. For a beach holiday, Sri Lanka consists of a costal line 1600 km long with many beautiful beaches like Negombo, Pasikuda, Unavatuna, Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Nilaveli, Arugambay, Casuarina beach, Trincomalee beach etc. In addition to other tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, there are various wildlife sanctuaries like the Horton Plains National Park, Yala National Park, Uda Walawe National Park, and the Bundala National Park which are the most required and ideal choices for the wild life tour in Sri Lanka. Contact us, Dilra Tours to arrange a wild life tour in Sri Lanka with the most adventurous.
The commercial capital of Sri Lanka, Colombo is a vital city with a combination of modern life, colonial buildings and ruins. Famous locations in Colombo include the National Museum, Colombo Harbor, the Galle Face Green and World Trade Center.
Kandy is one of the most attractive cities in Sri Lanka and lies in the midst of hills, Kandy is the second largest city in the country and is frequently visited by tourists because it’s home to the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha (Dalada Maligawa), the botanical gardens in Peradeniya and it always has an important role when it comes to festivities such as the Esala Perahara.
Anuradhapura & Polonaruwa
Anuradhapura & Polonaruwa are the best ancient cities in Sri Lanka, well known for its ruins representing early Sri Lankan civilization; the city has been named as a world heritage site by UNESCO. These ancient cities consist of archaeological parks with hundreds of ancient structures tombs and temples, statue, stupas and tanks.
Sri Lanka is known to most tourists for its tropical beaches which make various attractions all year round. Some of the famous beach spots in the island include Ambalangoda (land of mask industry), Hikkaduwa (attractive coral gardens), Arugam Bay (beach for surfing), Nilaweli and all most all beaches.
Sri Lanka’s high level of bio-diversity makes, 7% of the island is consist of National Parks, out of which Uda Walawe, Yala, Horton Plains and Bundala National Parks are the famous among tourist.
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