Tea is worth USD1 Billion annually. It accounts for 15% of the GDP and employs over 1 million people. It is also regarded as much better than Indian tea. You can visit by train, stay on a plantation and walk through the tea country over several days
Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka. This sprawling metropolis is a vibrant city and is an interesting collage of cultural and historical influences. Colombo is not generally considered a destination in its own right, and we usually save it for a day at the end of our journeys.
Built by an exiled King to hide from his brother, Sigirya is a palace built on top of a very big rock. It was abandoned after he died and was used as a Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.TodaySigiriya is the most visited historic site in Sri Lanka
Galle was occupied by the Portuguese in the 16th century.The Galle fort is a world heritage site and is the largest remaining fortress in Asia built by European occupiers
This area is home to three key ancient cities; Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, and Dambulla.Anuradhapura is famous for its well-preserved ruins of an ancient Lankan civilisation dating back to the 10th century BC. Anuradhapura was the capital of Sri Lanka until the 11th century, and is considered sacred by Buddhists; the city is surrounded by monasteries that cover an area of over 16 square miles (40 sqkm).Polonnaruwa has amazing archaeological relics, and the remains of an ancient capital.
Paradise for the sun lovers, Sri Lanka has more than 240 kms of coastline with beautiful, luxurious beaches. Swimming, wind-surfing, sailing, canoeing, speedboat racing, diving and viewing the coral of Kandakuliya and Karaitivu.
One of the “must” in this area is to contemplate the age-old catamaran boats still used these days, and the noisy markets after the catch of fish every morning.
The Emerald green of Sri Lanka is enough reason to visit this charismatic island. Join Forward Tr...
The Emerald green of Sri Lanka is enough reason to visit this charismatic island. Visit historic...