Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is often referred to as the pearl of the Indian Ocean. It has earned this name appropriately because of its exotic beauty, unique culture and popularity as a tourist attraction.  Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, fun trains, famous tea and flavorful food make Sri Lanka irresistible.

Destination highlights

  • Welcoming locals
  • Loaded with luxury hotels
  • The best place to see the Asian leopard
  • Miles of unspoiled beaches
  • Home to five of the world’s seven turtle species
  • The beautiful tea plantations
  • The Seafood is plentiful, delicious and affordable

Activities to do

  • Hike the Little Adams Peak
  • Ride the train from Ella to Kandy
  • Trek through the Tea Plantation in Nuwara Eliya
  • Go on a Safari in Kaudulla National Park
  • Watch the sunset at the famous rope swing in Dalawella
  • Surf at Hikkaduwa
  • Hike to the top of Diyaluma Falls
  • Explore the local markets
  • Visit the Nine Arch Bridge in Ella

Country details

  • Location: In the Indian Ocean, southeast of the Indian subcontinent
  • Language: Sinhala and Tamil
  • Currency: Sri Lankan rupee
  • Cuisine: A mix of herbs, spices, fish, vegetables, rice, and fruits
  • Airport: Bandaranaike International Airport
  • Flight Duration: 4.5 hours from Abu Dhabi

Want to book your holiday to Sri Lanka?

Get in touch to plan your trip

    Other Destinations