People travel to Sri Lanka to enjoy the wide, sandy beaches, Amazing Wildlife, Ancient cities and Temples, Mystical Mountains and Tea and fun activities such as Rafting and Biking.
When travelling to Sri lanka it is recommended to check out the Weather, as bad timing could affect your Holiday experience in Sri Lanka.The island’s weather is dictated by two key Monsoons and they occur at two different times and effective in different parts of the Country.
Hence, Sri Lanka is seen as a Year round holiday destination and you need to pick the best time to travel, as per your Wish list. July and August are the best Months to swim in the Sea in the North and the East. January to March is the best time to swim in the Sea on the South and the East coast.
Between November and April you can go Whale Watching in Sri Lanka. The best Surf Season in the South and South West is between November and March. The East [Arugambay] is best from May till September. The World famous Procession in Kandy is been held in August.May to September is the best Time for Wildlife. Best Time for Hiking is from January till March. The coolest Month is December and the hottest is May.The wettest Months are May, June, September and October.
Despite Sri Lanka being a small Island its Weather patterns are quite complicated due many Environmental factors. Within a space of four Hours you could easily move from one Climatic Zone to another.
Sri Lanka is a perfect Destination to get away from The European Winter. The best Beaches are Unawatuna, Mirissa, Tangalle & Bentota on the South and in the North and East the best Beaches are Trincomalee, Pasikudah and Arugambay.
The best National Parks are Yala, Minneriya and Wilpatthu. The cultural Heritage highlights are Anurathepura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy.
For Hiking Knuckles, Sinharaja, Ella Rock and Horton Plains are the best places. If you would like some Peace and Quiet The Hantana Mountain , Kirigal Pottha, Thotupola Kanda and the Knuckles Range are ideal hideaways.