Journey: Colombo to Hambanthota

Hambantota is in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. If traveling from Galle, Hambantota is 122 kilometers to the south, and 45 kilometers from the Rajapakse Airport in Mattala. Hambantota is in close proximity to both Bandula National Park and the Yala National Park. In ancient times, Hambantota was referred to as Ruhuna. It had […]

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Journey: Colombo to Udawalawe

There is a river called “Walawe” in SL that originates from Adam’s Peak in Horton Planes, and seeps down south, flowing into the Indian Ocean at Amabalantota, a small town in Southern Coast. From Ambalantota, about 60km inland along the river, at a point now called Sevanagala, an embankment dam was built with foreign aid […]

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Journey: Colombo to Trincomalee

Trincomalee is in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. The history of this beautiful city spans more than 2,500 years and is known to be one of the oldest cities in Asia. For visitors traveling from Batticaloa, Trinco as it is fondly known is just 69 miles to the north and Jaffna 113 miles to the […]

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Journey: Badulla to Udawalawe

A highly sacred religious site where Lord Gautama Buddha had left his holy footprint. A 64-feet waterfall that cascades to a mist halfway down. A Rock Temple with ancient paintings and a uniquely half hewn Buddha. A magnificent bridge carved entirely of wood. A spectacular military training ground where you can watch their annual motor cross tournament. Grave […]

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