Walking through the History of Sri Lanka – World Heritage Sites

Sri Lanka, also known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean is a land that is enriched with a lot of history. Ruled by various kings in different eras, and encroached by various countries and nations, this island has been through many victories socially, economically and politically. At present, it has developed in to a […]

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On three well-preserved heritage sites in Sri Lanka – The Hindu

Ritigala Ritigala, situated deep inside dense forests (‘Strict Nature Reserve’, announces a signboard), ringed by the high Ritigala mountain range, is not the most accessible of places. In fact, the modern name ‘Ritigala’ is derived from the ancient name Ariṭṭha Pabbata or Dreadful Mountain. The forest contains powerful medicinal herbs that are believed to be […]

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How to spend 2 relaxing weeks in Sri Lanka – Condé Nast Traveller India

With its plethora of tranquil stupas, rainforests thrumming with wildlife and terrific spa resorts offering the most luxurious relaxation along with beautiful views, the teardrop isle is ideal for a fortnight of blissed-out vibes. Begin with the 19th-century Galle Face Hotel (gallefacehotel.com; doubles from LKR19,210 or Rs8,180) in Colombo. Take a guided tour with the […]

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Wild elephants, lush landscapes part of Sri Lanka’s bucket list experiences – The London Free Press

A highlight of a tour in Sri Lanka is the chance to see herds of wild Asian elephants grazing in Kaudulla National Park. PAT LEE PHOTO We’re bouncing along a dusty, rutted path, giddy with excitement at the prospect of seeing wild elephants in Sri Lanka.It’s an opportunity that, while not unexpected, came earlier than […]

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