Best National Parks in Sri Lanka
Trincomalee, whose history dates to more than 2,500 years ago, is a port on the east coast of Sri Lanka, and one of the oldest cities in Asia. As a port city, Trincomalee had an important role in international trade with southeast Asia.
Kandy is Sri Lanka’s spiritual center or capital, and whether you are interested in the world’s religions or not, do not miss a stay in Kandy. The city offers culture, colors and folklore.
The central highlands of Sri Lanka are the latest World Heritage sites in Sri Lanka. The highlands are in the South-central part of the island. The area comprises the Peak Wilderness Protected Area, the Horton Plains National Park, and the Knuckles Conservation Forest.
The atmosphere, the scenery, and the extremely beautiful view make Ella a tourist destination that you cannot miss. The area surrounding Ella offers many opportunities for walks in nature, through tea plantations, lookouts, and breathtaking waterfalls.
Dambulla is one of Sri Lanka’s major cities. it is a couple of hours drive north from Colombo, and 1 1/2 hours north from Kandy. Dambulla’s history is believed to go back to between the 7th and 3rd centuries BC. The first cave paintings and statues can be dated back to the first century BC.
Polonnaruwa is one of five ancient cities in Sri Lanka, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Polonnaruwa is located in northern central Sri Lanka.
Sinharaja Forest Reserve is a national park and a biodiversity hotspot in Sri Lanka. It is of international significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Sigiriya, also known as the Lion Rock. Just the sight of this 200-meter-high giant cliff tells something special. The rock holds a secret that you will first discover when you get to the top.
The capital city of Sri Lanka. Colombo is fast changing and developing to the modern city preserving the old charm to its splendor. Colombo is the largest city and main port of Sri Lanka. It is also the commercial and financial center of Sri Lanka.