Sri Lanka Totally Deserves To Be In Your Bucket List.. We Tell You Why?
It’s true that we keep looking at faraway places for planning a vacation but forget the neighboring ones. Sri Lanka is a gorgeous island nation located in the Indian Ocean and shares its border with India. And yet, most of the people are clueless about the innumerable reasons to visit the island country. So if you haven’t yet decided where you’re going to spend your summer vacation this year, here’s why you should definitely visit Sri Lanka. The island nation welcomes you with endless beaches, timeless ruins, fun trains, shady caves to explore, famous tea and flavorful food making everything just irresistible. On the plus, it wouldn’t burn a hole in your pocket either!! There are infinite reasons why Sri Lanka should be in your bucket list, here are just a few of them:
1) Adam’s peak
Go hiking, climb the slopes at night to watch a breathtaking sunrise at dawn which you won’t forget in your lifetime.
Spend your day sunbathing in a hammock and whale-watching in the beautiful village of Mirissa. Mirissa has a large number of hotels you could choose from with breathtaking views, romantic set up for a date night.
3) Galle for all the cricket lovers
Sleepy Galle is a haven for all the travelers. From Dutch colonial architecture, jewelry shops, ice cream parlors and a night filled with fun, it has everything to offer. You could also catch up a cricket match.
4) Ministry of crabs
Ministry of crabs offers sweet, succulent and spicy Sri Lankan crabs in one of the Colombo’s most beautiful building- one of Asia’s 50 best restaurants of 2016.
5) Explore the caves of Dambulla
Filled up with Buddha statues, cave paintings and amazing atmosphere, these caves hide some of the best views.
6) Ceylon tea
Famous for its Ceylon tea, go for a four–hour hike in lush green plantations up to Ella rock for breathtaking views, don’t forget to splurge on Ceylon tea.
7) Surf and surf
Go to arugam bay and don’t forget to take your surf board along. Long stretches of gold crescent sand and clear water.
One of the most dramatic sights of Sri Lanka, get lost into the ancient remains, remarkable frescoes and water gardens. Don’t miss the magnificent view from the top, with jungle and rolling hills in every direction.
One of the most beautiful natural heritage site – the country’s last viable area of primary rainforest – and still not well known. You can go for treks and swim in the waterfalls but keep an eye out for snakes and spiders among the varied plant life.