Some beautiful cities to visit on a Sri Lankan holiday

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island nation in Indian Ocean. Sri Lankan holiday tours can be planned with an amazing itinerary. There are various beaches, cities that host the Buddhist ruins, and wildlife which beckons tourists. Here are some of the amazing cities that can be part of Sri Lankan holiday tours.

Colombo

Being the capital city, it is home to different races, culture and religion. Galle road displays the cosmopolitan culture. The Sri Lankan National Museum, Independence Square and Gangaramaya Temple are some of the other major attractions in the city. The city is a good place for last minute shopping with several boutiques with international and local brands of fabric. Going round the city on a double decker bus is amazing. You should not miss the night life with casinos, bars and clubs in your Sri Lankan holiday tours.

Kandy

It is one among the cultural triangle it’s the gateway to Sri Lanka. Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy Lake and a botanical garden are some of the places that can feature in the Sri Lankan holiday tours package. The cultural shows at night include Kandian dance depicting Sri Lankan life and fire walking.

Dambulla

Dambulla is a large town in Matale district. Dambulla cave temple also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. Sigiriya is an ancient rock fortress located near Dambulla which is worth a visit. This monument is referred to as the eighth wonder of the world by the locals. The Rose Quartz Mountain with White rose and violet color quartz deposits in Dambulla justifies its place in Sri Lankan holiday tours package.

Nuwara Eliya

The name means “city on the plain” or “city of light”. Nuwara-Eliya is the ‘heart’ of the tea country with tropical abundance and pleasant cool mountain climate. Many waterfalls around the city are worth a visit. A tea factory which is now converted into a hotel would be the best place to stay. Haggala botanical garden, Gregory lake, and Galway’s Land Bird Sanctuary are among the other tourist attractions.

Anuradhapura

It is the capital city of North Central Province in Sri Lanka. Thuparama and Ruwanweli enshrine relics of Lord Buddha. Abhayagiri and Jetawana are the two highest temples called as dagobas which are only next to the huge Pyramids of Egypt. Sri Lankan holiday tours covering these cities would be an amazing journey and of course a memorable one.

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