In the company of the Nubian People
and my travels in the Sahara
IN THE BEGINNING, GOD CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH
- The first book of Moses Genesis
Fascinating history that surrounds spectacular natural beauty wrapped up with warm hospitality of an island life continues to draw thousands of visitors to Sri Lanka, to enjoy the holiday experience of a lifetime. Abundant in tropical fruit, gemstones and breathtakingly beautiful locations to explore. Touched by legends of majestic kings and queens and their secret tales of love this little paradise offers much more to the Advent traveller.
Green carpeted mountains shrouded in mist, winding idyllic rivers and bubbling streams. Springs that gush forth from high rock surfaces and flowers that bloom in a profusion of colours. The music of a hundred different birds and wildlife that inhabit the island are enchanting creations of natures loving hand. The beaches stretch as far as the eye can see and the deep sea oceans are home to exotic species of fish and living corals. You may be the wilderness wanderer, the ardent deep-sea diver or the popular influencer...out to create a difference, yet once you place your feet on the soft golden sands of this island, you will experience the magic that has been blessed upon this land.
The serendipity of Ceylon, now widely known as Sri Lanka, is ready to greet you with a warm smile and an Ayubowan! (Welcome).
CATEGORIES TO INSPIRE YOU FOR THE NEXT ADVENTURE
Choose from 25 categories that take you off the beaten path to majestic waterfalls that cascade from heights of hundreds of feet above. Travel along hidden footpaths in search of the island's rich history, ripe with ancient Stupas, Dagabas and forgotten temples. Well if that is not your thing, fall in love with the city and all its fascinating colours, lights and tourist attractions of delicious street food made hot or spicy to give you flavours that only this island can offer as you discover the excitement of shopping in the back streets of Colombo. Then again, you may enjoy luxurious hotels nestled in spectacular natural settings where you will be treated like the kings and queens that once ruled this land.
Take a look at the 25 categories and select what is closest to your heart's desire.
BEAUTIFUL PROVINCES IN SRI LANKA
These points of interest are divided and grouped within the 9 provinces to make it easier for you to visit them. This land holds the magic of the past wrapped up in soft hues reflected in its surrounding waters. Wilderness treks to the jungles of Yala, Wilpattu and the Sinharaja Rainforest, romantic walks along sunkissed beaches of Bentota, Hikkaduwa and Negambo, ancient rock temples at Dambulla, Kurunegala and Wayamba, the archaeological sites of Dambadeniya, Panduwasnuwara, and Yapahuwa will all, definitely take your breath away.
The Uniqueness of Sri Lanka is, the fact that you can spend a day in the clear blue waters of the southern province and sandy beaches shaded by coconut palms, go snorkelling, surfing or exploring the deep seas, in the eastern province only to enjoy your very next afternoon trekking through the misty mountains, going rock climbing and night camping in the midst of lush vegetation in the central province. Discover the majestic beauty of hundred-year-old trees, wild leopards, elephants in their natural habitats in Minneriya or visit abandoned British, Dutch and Portuguese Forts in the eastern province.
You can travel between provinces in a day or two, which makes it possible for you to visit many places of interest in a short time. The list is endless, and each of the nine provinces is unique in its own way.
So you are here for just a few days or just for the weekend, or you know where you are going to, well that's allright yet, here are all the exciting and interesting places divided and mapped with easy direction to any of the 25 districts in Sri Lanka. Arriving at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in the Negambo district from any part of the world is now easy. Then to the capital city in the Colombo district or the rest of the island, we have a well-planned road network that will take the traveller, in no time at all, to places of their choice, to experience all that is Unique Sri Lanka.
Sigiriya the famous rock fortress, a UNESCO heritage site in the Matale district, can be reached and experienced along with hidden monasteries in the nearby districts. Sigiriya meaning Lion Rock is a large rock of over 660 feet in height. This rock stands out from a lush tropical forest and displays ancient art of frescoes and graffiti, boasting beautifully landscaped gardens.
DISTRICTS TO EXPLORE ACROSS THE ISLAND
POINTS OF INTEREST THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU TO RETURN AGAIN AND AGIAN
And here is the Ultimate Collection in all its glory—two thousand four hundred and seventy-eight places to discover in our Unique Sri Lanka.
We have mapped every point on google maps with stunning photos and video clips with added-in GPS location codes for the adventurous traveller. We are constantly adding in new places every month to discover, explore and experience in this Island.
Enjoy the hospitality of our Sri Lankan warmth and kindness. Take advantage of the short distances between provinces and districts to visit many categories of interest in a short time. It's as simple and as easy as this - Type the name of the place that you wish to go to and our inbuilt guide will activate the closest, most convenient roads to travel, to reach your destination—the wonders of our Unique Sri Lanka.