5 Summer Wildlife Attractions in Sri Lanka*

*Between May and September

 

With most tourists visiting the island between December – April, many people consider the rest of the year to be Sri Lanka’s low season. In fact, Sri Lanka does not have a low season – different areas of the island come into season at different times of the year, making the country a great holiday destination all year round.

 

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From May to September it is the east coast that enjoys the most stable sunshine, but for those that don’t mind the occasional rain-shower, the rest of the island offers some wonderful wildlife attractions that are not available during peak season.…

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Spend Your Summer on Sri Lanka’s Stunning East Coast

Sri Lanka is often overlooked as a summer holiday destination, with most families choosing to visit the island during the Christmas or Easter holidays. Although Sri Lanka is in peak season between December to April, the rest of the year should not be classed as the country’s ‘low season’: various sections of the island come into season during different months, making Sri Lanka a great tourist destination year round. During the summer, it is the island’s east coast which enjoys the most stable weather: whilst the south-west monsoon rains begin to affect the country in May, travellers headed to the east can look forward to endless sunshine.…

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Discover why Sri Lanka is tipped as a top travel destination for 2016

Finally, the world is realising something that Red Dot Tours has known all along: Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful, intriguing and addictive travel destinations in the world.

 

In Conde Nast’s first post of the New Year, Sri Lanka was dubbed as one of the hottest places to visit in 2016. This once little-known island has finally achieved the status it deserves and the country’s currently booming tourist industry means there has never been a better time to visit.

 

Since we began doing tours in Sri Lanka, 15 years ago, Sri Lanka’s tourist industry has expanded and improved beyond belief, as the island was increasingly promoted as one of the hottest travel destinations in the world.…

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Why we are stopping elephant riding

 

 

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Red Dot has always been a company which promotes choice for our customers. We are also a company with a strong set of values: we have always been committed to campaigning for responsible tourism. We take our responsibilities to the environment, local communities, local wildlife, customers, partners, and employees very seriously.  As with any company, this is a learning curve for us. Since we launched 15 years ago, we’ve learnt and adapted more than we could ever have imagined.

 

Elephant issues in Sri Lanka have long been a concern for us. The image of the elephant is so iconic to Sri Lanka that it has become intrinsically linked with tourism on the island.…

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