Category: Activities

Best Destinations for Birdwatching in Sri Lanka

Best Destinations for Birdwatching in Sri Lanka

Despite its small size, Sri Lanka is one of the best places in the world for a birdwatching holiday. Almost 500 species call this island home, with 219 of those being breeding residents and 34 endemics. Two monsoon seasons and a flourishing central hill country mean that there are plenty of opportunities for birdwatching in… Read More »

A Tourist’s Guide to Jaffna, Sri Lanka

A Tourist’s Guide to Jaffna, Sri Lanka

For years, Jaffna was not included in a typical tour of Sri Lanka. This was partly due to the region’s remote location, and also its importance in the island’s long-fought civil war. Jaffna is also aligned with the north-eastern monsoon pattern and receives its annual deluge between December and March when the popular south-west coast… Read More »

How to explore Buddhism on a Sri Lanka holiday

How to explore Buddhism on a Sri Lanka holiday

There are several religions interwoven into Sri Lanka’s rich tapestry, but Buddhism is the belief system that lies at the core of the island’s complex culture. This philosophy swept across Asia more than 2,000 years ago and since then has influenced many elements of the Sri Lankan way of life. With hundreds of temples dotted… Read More »

Sri Lanka in Summer

Sri Lanka in Summer

Sri Lanka is well known as a winter sun destination, offering a tropical alternative to those cold, dark days in the northern hemisphere. However, thanks to the country’s unique climate and topography, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean is also a superb summer getaway. For such a small island, the weather patterns in Sri Lanka… Read More »

8 best activities for a Sri Lanka family holiday with teenagers

8 best activities for a Sri Lanka family holiday with teenagers

Sri Lanka is a fantastic holiday destination for families with children of all ages. The island is incredibly diverse, home to animal-filled national parks, spectacular hill country and awe-inspiring cultural sites, and boasts a culture rich with art, music and dance influenced by traditions from around the world. Contrary to its diversity, Sri Lanka is… Read More »

Top 9 Sri Lanka summer adventure activities

Top 9 Sri Lanka summer adventure activities

Planning an exciting summer holiday in Sri Lanka? Whether you are a wildlife enthusiast, active explorer, or unapologetic beach lover, make the most of your island time with these 9 Sri Lanka adventure activities. 9 adventure activities for a Sri Lanka summer holiday By the beach: 1. Sailing in Pasikudah Head out to sea on… Read More »

Should I add the Maldives to a Sri Lanka holiday?

Should I add the Maldives to a Sri Lanka holiday?

One of the most frequently asked questions when people are planning a tailor-made Sri Lanka holiday is ‘should I add the Maldives’? The answer, of course, is that the choice is entirely up to you. It all depends on your preferences and priorities for your Sri Lanka holiday. Use this 7-step in-depth guide to help… Read More »

Feed your soul on a Sri Lanka food tour

Feed your soul on a Sri Lanka food tour

Savour a spread of culture and beauty with a special Sri Lanka food tour. Food in Sri Lanka is as diverse as the country itself, influenced by traditions from across the globe. Travellers have been drawn to the island’s shores for centuries, and each brought their own cuisine to the table. Tourists on a Sri… Read More »

Sri Lanka’s Instagram Hotspots

Sri Lanka’s Instagram Hotspots

Sri Lanka is home to some of South Asia’s most captivating photo-shoot locations. The stunning landscapes, vibrant culture and colourful history combine to create unique settings found nowhere else in the world. Our pick of the best will ensure you take home that perfect shot as well as memories to last a lifetime. Red Mosque… Read More »

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 3 – Ayurveda

A guide to Sri Lanka Wellness Holidays: Part 3 – Ayurveda

One of the most unique aspects of a Sri Lanka wellness holiday is the chance to experience Ayurveda. For over two thousand years, Ayurveda is a healing system that has been practised across the Indian Subcontinent. It is the belief that you can cure mental and physical ailments through the rebalancing of internal energies. According… Read More »

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