Published By: Riya Banerjee

When in Sri Lanka, here is everything you need to see and do

Have you ever wanted to see Sri Lanka? This country is filled with immense culture, spicy food, beautiful scenery and elephants.

If one had to list out all the things that are great in Sri Lanka, there would be many. From the beautiful tropical climate, to the deep and diverse culture, the country has left several mesmerised over the years and still continues to do so. For those who love wildlife and water, this can be the ideal holiday spot. Especially if you live in a cold country and want to feel the tropical weather on your skin, this is the best place to go to. If you are still wondering whether this country will be a good idea for your next trip or not, here we will tell you about all the things you can see and do while there…

Trek Adam’s peak

When in Sri Lanka, this is something you cannot miss out on. This peak is situated in Sabaragamuwa province and is considered a sacred place. Every year, over thousands of people trek this peak. It is believed to have the footprint of Lord Buddha at the summit, which gives it the sacred tag. Other than this, many even trek the peak for the breathtaking views and of course the gorgeous sunset!

Explore the Heritage city of Anuradhapura

When on your Sri Lankan tour, you should not miss out on a trip to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the heritage city of Anuradhapura. It is considered to be the oldest lived city in the world and has several stupas like Jetavanarama and Thuparamaya Stupa. You can easily go around this city on a bike and finish the tour in a day!

Chill on the beaches

If not for religious or cultural reasons, do visit Sri Lanka for the beaches! From Bentota, Weligama, Galle, Induruwa, Hikkaduwa, Koggala, Negombo, to Trincomalee, you can choose which beach to go to and enjoy. These sandy beaches are sure to give you great enjoyment and chill!

Try out the cuisine

Needless to say, when in Sri Lanka, you need to try out their spicy food! Every country around the world has its own local dishes that one should try and so does this beachy wonder!