THINGS TO DO IN SRI LANKA
Get to know about Things to do in Sri Lanka activities while you travel around the country. There’s everything from surfing to paragliding to o whale watching to hiking to be done while in Sri Lanka. Wildlife safaris, nature, tea plantations, exploring historic cities and ancient ruins, diving and even surfing and can all be incorporated into a trip to Sri Lanka.
Snorkeling scuba diving & Diving
With the glittering sand and sun, fantastic weather, warm water, colourful marine wildlife, and great visibility, Sri Lanka is a driver’s dream. Feel, discover and swim with the beautiful bottom. The incredible hospitality and the care provided to you by the professional dive places along the coastal belt of the island.
- South coast – Bentota, Hikkaduwa, Galle, Unawatuna, Kirinda
- West coast – Colombo, Negombo, Kalpitiya
- East coast – Nilawelli, Uppaweli, Trincomalee, Pasikuda, Baticaloa
Wildlife & Nature Safari
Sri Lanka is one of the highest rates biological endemism in the world whether in plants or animals and is included among the top five bio-diversity hot spots in the world.
- Yala National Park
- Kaudulla National Park
- Minneriya National Park. etc… are best places to do scenic tours.
Ayurvedic & Meditation
Considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science, Ayurveda is a holistic approach to health that is designed to help people live long, healthy, and well balanced lives. The main type of Ayurveda is traditional and many herbs used in Ayurvedic medicines have antioxidant effects, which mean that they help to protect long term illness.
One of the most important natural habit in Sri Lanka. There are many rain forest and national parks Sinharaja forest, Horton plains national park, Kumana national park, Bundala national park etc.
Whales & Dolphin watching
Waves of memorable fun. Sri Lanka may turn out to be a world’s top hot spot for seeing both largest Baleen Whales together with the largest toothed Whales within sight of shore in their natural habitat. Sri Lanka is also the all year round destination for this recreational activity. One hundred and five river systems contribute a steady nutrient flow to the ocean. This together with the up welling during the monsoons at the edge of the continental shelf creates ideal conditions to support a food chain all year around in the warm water of Sri Lanka.
Cultural & Heritage
Sri Lanka has a great history that dates back over 2500 years and has world heritage site inscribed by the UNESCO such as Sri Dalada Maligawa(Temple of the tooth)in sacred city of Kandy, Dambulla Golden Temple, ancient city of Anuradhapura , Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya. There are base of ancient civilization in Sri Lanka and ancient city with a rich heritage in history, cultural, politics and religion.
This UNESCO World heritage sites offers a deep insight into the life and times of the majestic kings of Sri Lanka and the engineering and architectural potential of the times.