Best Holiday Destination 2019

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The lonely planet has picked Sri Lanka as the best holiday destination for 2019. This does not come as a surprise as Sri Lanka has so much to offer and there is something for everyone.

Sri Lanka is no longer seen as a beach resort. The tourists explore the whole country seeing and experiencing the vast bio-diversity.

The wild life is amazing at the Yala, Wilpatthu and the minneriya national parks. Within three hours you get to see so much. Yala national park has the highest concentration of leopards in the World & Minneriya national park has the most wonderful elephant gathering. The Wilpatthu park is quieter and the sloth bear has been spotted here very regularly. The bird life in Sri lanka is very good and is a paradise for bird watchers.

The activities such as White Water rafting, Hiking at Knuckles range, cycling through the rice paddy fields and having lunch with locals, walking in the cloud forests at Horton plains with breath taking views, climbing Ella rock , Catching the hill country train & camping in the wild will keep you on your toes.

Sri Lanka is not short of cultural sites. Anurathepura & Polonnaruwa depicts the ancient glory and the advanced civilizations existed and the massive manmade lakes and the ancient irrigation schemes are proof of the golden era of this country.

Kandy Is the cultural live wire in the country where the temple of the tooth is located in the heart of the city. As you ascend towards the hill country you get to see thousands of Acers of tea and the tea pickers getting on with their daily routine of picking tea.

After a good tour you find the golden sandy beaches to relax and enjoy some fresh sea food. Water sports are big along the coast and surfing, diving and snorkelling being the most popular activities. Whale watching is one of the main attractions as the blue whale is seen more often than not.

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