A rich mix of exotics with British colonial heritage, beautiful landscapes and incredibly friendly inhabitants make this a unique place.
Although apparently Sri Lankan road infrastructure is improving significantly and transport possibilities are greater than before, moving around the narrow and winding roads can sometimes seem like a great adventure.
Regardless of whether you travel by bus, tuk-tuk, train, or rented car, be patient.
Apart from Colombo and a few seaside resorts, the most common form of accommodation here are guest houses. Nor should one count too much on a rich nightlife straight from Bangkok, or stalls with street food known throughout Asia.
Sri Lanka, however, has something to offer every traveler, from distant palm beaches to ancient temples and some of the best places to watch wildlife in Asia.
We visited the Yala National Park, which is considered one of the best places where you can see leopards.
Sri Lanka’s Hill Country is covered with a huge carpet of waving tea plantations. You can start your trip by gaining knowledge at the Ceylon Tea Museum, which is located on the outskirts of Kandy.
Read more: “Discover your Sri Lanka – part 2”