God has bestowed great wonders on earth. Hidden behind the curtains of the tropical climate is the beautiful country, Sri Lanka. Those long stretches of beaches in which you can spend a life in bliss and still want to live in that peace, those herds of elephant, the sight of which is enough to uplift your moods, those adventurous days when you surfed and trekked, this is all that Sri Lanka gives you. These memories to cherish all your life. These memories force you to plan another trip to this beautiful land.
The natural flavours of the country, its famous tea and delicious cuisine never lets you forget Sri Lanka. The people of the country are very warm and welcoming.
A small island in the south of India, if you ever happen to visit India, plan a visit to Sri Lanka too. The two countries share a lot in common but it is the uncommon that will amaze you in both countries.
The richness of biodiversity and their culture is sure to blow your mind. The breathtaking scenery is sure to lure you. You will be able to live in all the periods of time in one country. The country provides you with an essence of paradise. The Ceylon tea and its flavours will surely amaze you.
Though a small country, you need to plan up properly to cover most of the places in your visit. There are innumerable places that may interest you, but time me bind you.
The climate is very uncertain so watch out the months in which you are planning your trip.
Here is a list of some of the most beautiful places of the country.
Sri Lankan cuisine is influenced by many cultures. The Dutch, foreign traders and South Indian cuisines have together shaped the Sri Lankan cuisine. Rice, coconut and spices form an important part of their dishes. The major dishes that you must not miss include Kottu(made by frying shredded pieces of Sri Lankan brea with vegetables), Pittu(cylinders of steamed rice with grated coconut), kool(seafood broth), hoppers and lamprais.
Sweets form an integral part of Sri Lankan cuisine. Try kevum, kiribath and kokis.
Best time to visit
A small country with a complex climate, Sri Lanka experiences two monsoon seasons. You must plan your visit accordingly. If you intend to visit the the west and south coasts and hill country, the best time is to visit from December to March. For East coast, the best time to visit is from April to September.