The island nation of Sri Lanka, known for its breathtaking golden sandy beaches, green hill country, and amazing wildlife, has an enchanting beauty just waiting to be discovered. SriLanka has an incredible treasure of historic caves beyond its well-known wonders. You’ll be amazed by the mystery and majesty of these hidden caves as they are that much fascinating and exciting to see. They offer an image that inspires your inner explorer while revealing Sri Lanka’s extensive history and stunning natural beauty.
Dambulla Cave Temple
The Dambulla Cave Temple also known as the Golden Temples of Dambulla is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The cave showcases the country’s rich historical achievements and it is a well-preserved cave complex in Sri Lanka. You’ll find an incredible collection of 153 Buddha statues, along with three statues of Sri Lankan kings and queens. This is undoubtedly a “must visit site in SriLanka.
Aluvihara Cave Temple
The Aluvihara Cave Temple is a relatively new and the statues and paintings are very well preserved. The books related to the Buddhist preaching have been copied to Ola leaf books here and now there is a library which is home for the collection of unique books written on palm leaves.
Pahiyangala Cave is the largest natural rock cave in Sri Lanka and its history runs back to thousands of years. The cave is a fascinating attraction for many tourists and nature lovers. This cave has been home for the old stone aged people who lived during pre-historic times. For those who are interested in culture and archaeology, this cave provides an exciting insight into Sri Lanka’s ancient past.
The Ravana Cave is significant historically as the location where the legendary King Ravana hid Princess Sita after abducting her from her husband, Rama, in India. The cave currently serves as an amazing example of King Ravana’s construction ability because it is said that he connected it to a network of tunnels that connected to key locations throughout his vast kingdom. This location, which is just 2 kilometers from Ella, provides a fascinating look into the culture and history..
Waulpane Cave is an interesting underground location where you can see ancient rock drawings painted by people who lived long ago. The cave is dark and mysterious, but it’s a great adventure for explorers and history lovers. The cave walls have vivid paintings that depict historical narratives.
“VISIT SRI LANKA TO EXPLORE NATURE’S HIDDEN TREASURES”
Srilanka is the ideal family holiday destination as it offers something for everyone. Your family holiday to SriLanka will be a memorable holiday as the kids will love the wild life such as Elephants, Monkeys, crocodiles, Leopards and the Lizards. Your family holiday to Srilanka will never be boring to the kids with activities such as White water rafting, Safaris in Four Wheel drives, Zip liners, Biking through villages and hiking. The wide golden sandy beaches are the best places to relax on your family Holiday to SriLanka. As a specialist family holiday company, we know if the children are happy, the parents are happy too. But there are ancient cities and rich cultural sites for adults too, to enjoy. Most of all, Srilanka is a “very good value for money“ destination for your family Holiday and the hotels are of very high standards and reasonably priced. Don`t think twice to book your family holiday to Srilanka.
Sri Lanka is a stunning island Nation with incredible natural beauty and, the amazing waterfalls stand tall among the highlights. Sri Lanka is rich of beautiful waterfalls hidden in the dense forests and mountains. It takes hikes through beautiful scenery and lush green jungles to explore these waterfalls in the wilderness. As most of these Waterfalls are located off the beaten track in isolation, you feel that you are lost in the Tropical rain forests. The waterfalls are very clean and after the hike you could go for a refreshing dip in the water. Do not forget to bring some snacks with you as you will feel hungry after being in the water and having lunch in the forest listing to the flow water is a mystical experience. There are many waterfalls in Srilanka and you can pick and choose the once closer to your route.
This is one of the highest located water falls at over 7000 feet above sea level. Baker`s fall is well tucked in the Horton plains National park. You take a walk through the cloud forests to get to the Baker`s fall. The 20 meter tall fall, sprays the water to the air creating a misty surrounding. The Bakers Falls is home for unique wild life such as the Purple faced Monkey, Horned Lizard, Ceylon White eye and native trees such as Nellu
Bambarakanda Falls is the tallest waterfall in Srilanka which is 860 feet in height. The water lands in to a shallow basin generating a high sound and splashes to the vicinity creating a mystical scene. You can go for a swim in the basin if you wish to soak up the feel of the waterfall.
Diyaluma Falls is the second highest waterfall in Sri Lanka situated in the heart of Badulla District. Diyaluma, which in Sinhalese means “rapid flow of water,” more than lives up to its name with an impressive display during the wet season.The area is ideal for camping and you can easily get very close to the fall by a Vehicle.
Dunhinda, one of Sri Lanka’s most stunning waterfalls, falls from 210 feet above the ground. This is located in the lower central hills of srilanka. Dunhinda gets its name from the smoky dew drops spray that covers the area at the base of the fall
The Laxapana Falls is the 8th highest waterfall in Sri Lanka, and the name comes from the Sinhala words “Laxa,” which means a hundred thousand, and “Pahana,” which means rock. The name of the fall itself, describes what it is. You can easily
link the visit to Laxapana with White Water Rafting.
Rawana Ella is the most visited Waterfall in SriLanka due its easy accessibility which is located closer to the famous Ella town. The waterfall is by the side of the Ella- Wellawaya main road. Rawana Ella is one of the widest waterfalls in SriLanka. Come to This Beautiful Island to Experience The Serenity of Sri Lanka’s Waterfalls Where Nature Reveals the Beauty!
Experience a wonderful family holiday in Sri Lanka that promises to create lifetime memories with your loved ones. Sri Lanka is a sanctuary filled with natural beauty and scenery that sets the stage for an amazing family tour. The country is surrounded by the Indian Ocean in which you can see amazing marine life such as sea turtles, mischievous dolphins,
and giant whales playing around through the rushing waves. You can explore the breathtaking waterfalls hidden in the majestic towering mountains and the lush green forests on our thrilling trekking adventures. The unique flavors of Sri Lankan cuisine, spices up your whole family holiday to SriLanka
A hot spot of Srilanka is the friendliness and sincere hospitality of Sri Lankans, who will welcome your family with open arms and make sure that your stay is nothing short of heartwarming. In Sri Lanka, each day holds the promise of new experiences making priceless family memories under some of the most stunning natural beauty on earth.
You have the chance to walk through this beautiful paradise with your family, if you book the unique travel Family tour which is great value for money. You could also tailor make your own personal family holiday as you wish with Unique travels,as we understand family holidays very well as this is our specialality.
Whether you want to explore Sri Lanka’s fascinating history by visiting amazing historical sites or doing thrilling activities like biking or white-water rafting, go on wildlife adventures, find out about hidden and mysterious locations, trek through lush rainforests, or simply unwind on a peaceful beach, we make your dream family tour into a reality. Hence, do not think twice to book your family tour to Sri Lanka with us.
Sri Lanka, is home for a lot of mammals, Birds, reptiles and amphibians. The bio- diversity of this little Island is amazing and is truly a paradise for wild life lovers.
The elephant gatherings at Minneriya National park where hundreds of Elephants are seen is a truly unique experience. The Yala National park has the highest
concentration of Leopards in the World. The Wilpatthu National park is known for its high concentration of Sloth bear. The Gal oya National park is the only park in the World to see swimming Asian Elephants. There is guarantee of seeing crocodiles, Wild boa, Deer, different types of monkeys and a variety of birds.
However, wild life is been threatened by various factors some within control and some being natural causes. Some elephants go the bordering villages and destroy the farmer’s crops and homes. They get to the villages through the sugar cane, pineapple and banana plantations. The Leopards too get to the villages to catch animals in farms. This animal human conflict sometimes results in the death of Animals.
The wildlife conservation department is making an attempt to stop the animals from coming in to villages by building electric fences and
digging holes to obstruct the animal corridors. The farmers have been educated not to grow crops that are edible to Elephants and build steel pens for their Animals.
Though the numbers of the Elephants and the Leopards are stable, It is been recognized as a top priority to manage the conflicts. The Red Slender Loris is a rare and endangered animal found in Sri Lanka. Deforestation and habitat destruction have posed significant threats to these small, wide-eyed mammals. Sri Lanka has taken measures to preserve the native habitats of these rare species and raise awareness about the importance of conservation. The Toque Macaque, also known as “Rilawa” is one of the fascinating animals in Sri Lanka that you can frequently spot in the country’s lush forests. These monkeys
live in troops and they are called temple monkeys as they commonly live in the surroundings of temples and other cultural sites in addition to the forests. These
monkeys are in danger due to habitat loss and human activity. Sri Lanka is actively working on conservation initiatives to safeguard these monkeys as they are endemic to Sri Lanka.
The Black-Necked Stork is a beautiful bird in Sri Lanka that is struggling with endangerment. The loss of wetland habitat and other human activities has put these magnificent stork in danger. The country has established, protected and preserved wetland areas in order to safeguard these large bird.
Visit Sri Lanka to see these lovely specimens and have a memorable holiday while helping to preserve nature’s wonders!