To See & Do

Visit Interested UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, is the proud title-holder to eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites but very beautiful island with a rich and ancient history and culture. Six of these remarkable sites belong to the Cultural category whereas the other two belong to the Natural, each bestowed with its unique historical value and beauty.

Representing the culture and beauty of the island nation are the following destinations that should most certainly be a part of any trip to Sri Lanka. Each can be explored in various Sri Lanka tour packages.

Ancient Sacred City of Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the north central part of the Island ..

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Ancient City of Polonnaruwa

Polonnaruwa

This medieval city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka, rose to fame as the..

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Golden Rock Cave Temple of Dambulla

Dambulla

Dambulla UNESCO World Heritage Site which is an archaeological treasure. It is a famous..

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Ancient City and Fresco art of  Sigiriya

Sigiriya

This UNESCO World Heritage Site, a spectacular Rock Fortress, is one of Sri Lanka’s major..

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Sacred City of Kandy : Tourist Attractions

Kandy

Kandy is a lovely exotic city, the Hill Capital and last stronghold of the Sinhala Kings..

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Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications

Galle Fort

Said to be the famous Tarshish of the Bible where King Solomon obtained gems and spices..

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Sinharaja Rain Forest Reserve

Singharaja Rain Forest

Sinharaja is a great location for general wildlife enthusiasts and one of the least disturbed..

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Central Highlands of Sri Lanka

Central Highland

This is the latest addition to the UNESCO World heritage list comprising of the Knuckles..

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Beach Holidays Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has been blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world making it one of the best destination for beach holiday. When it comes to beaches, Sri Lanka is very famous for its beaches. The entire island is surrounded by blue crystal clear ocean. It is a veritable paradise offering visitors the chance to soak in the waves and indulge in a most relaxing holiday.

The sun shining beaches of Sri Lanka are around the island as seen from the map. The seas are warm. The west coast and southern beaches are best for visitors from October to March. The East coast beaches are best for visitors during April and October.

East Coast Beaches

Trincomalee Beach

Trincomalee Beach

Trincomalee and Nilaveli Located in east of the country 120 km from Colombo and..

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Passikudha Beach

Passikudha Beach

Passikuda beach is a curved and rather compact shore, however it is impressively vast with..

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Batticaloa Beach

Batticaloa Beach

Batticaloa beach is situated on the east coast of Sri Lanka next to one of the largest lagoons ..

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Arugam Bay Beach

Arugam Bay Beach

Arugam Bay 116 km from Colombo it is another fishing village. Identified as the best surfing ..

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Tangalla - Hambantota Beach

Tangalla Beach

Tangalle and Hambantota are located on the south east coast near Yala National park..

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West Coast Beaches

Kalpitiya Beach

Kalpitiya Beach

Kalpitiya is 3 hour drive from Colombo. Beach is bestowed with natural beauty; however..

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Negombo Beach

Negombo Beach

Negombo beach is referred to as the golden mile, conveniently located just 15 km away..

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Kalutara Beach

Kalutara Beach

Kalutara Situated 42 km south of Colombo. Beach with its old colonial charm is one of..

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Beruwala Beach

Beruwala Beach

Beruwala is located in the south west cost of Sri Lanka about 60 km from Colombo..

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Bentota Beach

Bentota Beach

Bentota located along the South West coastline in Sri Lanka, while being 60 kilometers..

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Hikkaduwa Beach

Hikkaduwa Beach

Hikkaduwa beach is a very popular destination to international tourists. It is 98 kilometers..

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Unawatuna Beach

Unawatuna Beach

Unawatuna is 120 km from Colombo and four kilometers south of Galle is popular..

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Mirissa Beach

Mirissa Beach

Mirissa is situated about 4 kilometers south east of Weligama. Mirissa beach is..

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