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Sri Lanka is
an Island nation in off southern coast of Indian subcontinent,
positioned in Latitude: 6°54′N and Longitude: 79°54′E. The country's
standard time is five and a half hours ahead of GMT. (+5.30). A
10-12 hour journey from Europe and a 18-19 hour journey from USA
will bring you to this wondrous island.
In Sri Lanka, you'll find a variety of accommodation with indigenous
cuisine, adventure and many more suitable for every budget. Despite
of being a very small island that is only 270 km long and 140 km
wide, Sri Lanka has innumerable places to visit and things to do for
both local and foreign tourists.
From the ancient times Sri Lanka and its people are known for their
hospitality and goodwill hence called the "Land of Smiles" ! Sri
Lanka is rich with ethnic and cultural diversity. Although the
Sinhalese Buddhist community forms the majority of population,
Moors, Burghers, Malays and Tamils live in peace and tranquility
enjoying equal rights, to make a more settled society.
After the Sri Lankan Security Forces claimed an end to the terrorist
combatants - LTTE, who seriously disrupted the country for nearly 30
years, Peace and Harmony is now established all over the country.
Sri Lanka has an extensive number of indigenous dishes, fruits and
All most all Sri Lankans indulge themselves with some sort of art
such as dancing, music, sculpture or painting and their fondness for
arts and culture dates back to immemorial times of aboriginal tribes
and still been handed down the centuries orally. Not to mention that
Buddhism has always been the influential force behind the great
architectural works and the rich cultural norms.
According to historical records, Sri Lanka has a history of over
30,000 years out of which 2500 are written. Having accredited with a
long and colorful history and rich culture nourished with Buddhism,
Sri Lanka has become a famous travel destination. Not to forget the
tremendous beauty of this Island.
climate, evergreen forests, white beaches and diverse landscape Sri
Lanka has led to the title "The Pearl of the Indian Ocean" !
There isn't any "Season and Off Season" to visit Sri Lanka as it’s a