Holiday Trip in Sri Lanka

Memorable Sri Lanka Holiday Packages

Often referred to as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, the beautiful country Sri Lanka looks like a teardrop falling from the tip of India's South Coast. Once a hidden treasure, thousands of travelers stumbled upon the island by a 'fortunate accident' and began to be called as Sri Lanka, the island of Serendipity. This island nation is renowned for its white-sanded beaches and turquoise sea, abundance of rare wild-life and exotic foliage, rolling hills carpeted with the best tea in the world, precious gem mines and rich history and cultural heritage, Sri Lanka is a breath-taking get-away for any holidaymaker. EaseMyTrip.in offers a large number of exciting Sri Lanka holiday packages for you to choose from and go for an unforgettable holiday experience in this vibrant holiday destination.
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Best Sightseeing Places in Sri Lanka

There are a number of sightseeing places in the country, without which your Sri Lanka trip would be incomplete. This country features a number of cultural, historical and natural attractions. Read on to know more about them:

Adam's Peak:
One of Sri Lanka's leading pilgrimage sites, this soaring summit bears the revered impression of what is said to be the Buddha's own footprint, and offers the island's most magical and enigmatic views.
Galle:
It is the most perfectly preserved colonial townscape in Sri Lanka with dignified streets of affable Dutch-era villas enclosed by a chain of imposing ramparts.
Yala National Park:
It is the most famous and rewarding National Park in Sri Lanka. The park houses monkeys, elephants, crocodiles as well as the island's largest population of leopards. Apart from the animals, it is a paradise for bird watchers for being the home for various species of birds with species ranging from delicate bee eaters and blue magpies to colorful kingfishers and majestic hornbills. So, don't miss a visit to this National Park on your next Sri Lanka travel.
Anuradhapura:
This vast, mystic ruined city bears witness to the great Sinhalese civilization, which flourished for some two thousand years.
Sigiriya:
You can climb the towering rock outcrop of Sigiriya, which is the home to the fascinating remains of one of the island's former capitals, completed with ancient graffiti and convoluted water gardens.
The Pettah:
It is Colombo's colourful, chaotic bazaar district that offers an exhilarating slice of Asian life.
Kandy:
Beautifully nestled amidst the central highlands, this historic city remains the Sri Lanka's most important repository of traditional Sinhalese culture, exemplified by the great "Esala Perahera festival" and the "Temple of the Tooth".
Other Tourist Attractions:
Polonnaruwa, Bentota, Kandy Esala Perahera, Arugam Bay, Pinnewela Elephant Orphanage, Dambulla, Mirissa etc.

Best Time for Holidaying in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka enjoys a tropical climate with a well defined summer and winter, interspersed by two monsoons – the north-east monsoon (in October-January) and the south-west monsoon (in May-August). The climate is generally temperate, with temperatures rarely rising above 35 degree Celsius. However, the best time to visit Sri Lanka is either between December and March highlands or the west and south coasts or between May and September, if you're visiting the east coast. So, make your Sri Lanka vacation plans as per the suitable season.

Must Buy Things from Sri Lanka

Shopping is one of the most pleasant experiences in Sri Lanka. You can buy international fashions (Sri Lanka is a major garment exporter), exclusive handicraft items with traditional designs such as makara [(a mythical animal, swan, lion, elephant and lotus which are most evident in brass work (boxes, lanterns, trays, vases)] and silverware (ornately carved and filigree jewellery, tea-sets etc.) for excellent souvenirs. One can buy food items like tea and exotic spices like cinnamon, curry leaves etc. from here. Apart from these items, ritual masks, batik and handloom textiles, lacquer ware, lace, and wood carvings are popular. Last but not the least; you can get widest variety of precious stones including blue sapphires, rubies, star sapphires, cat's eye, moonstones, garnets, aquamarines and topazes. There are many options to shop from your Sri Lanka tour and get souvenirs for your loved ones.

Explore Options to Reach Sri Lanka

Before booking your Sri Lanka holiday package, you should be aware of the ways to reach this beautiful country. To know more, read on:
By Air
The only way to reach Sri Lanka is by air. Colombo International Airport (Bandaranayake International Airport) is a major gateway for direct flights from Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East. There are numerous flights available between Colombo and Chennai, Trichy, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai to Sri Lanka. The airport operates flights from across Europe, Japan, South East Asia, India, Middle East, China, Pakistan, etc. arrive at BIA. Besides, Sri Lanka Airlines also operate seaplane services to short distance destinations like Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, etc.
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