The pilgrimage of Adam’s Peak, a national and unmissable event in Sri Lanka. In addition to being a popular tourist trekking for its panoramas of the surrounding area, it is Sri Lanka’s largest religious pilgrimage.
Unawatuna is a beach town in the South Coast of Sri Lanka. It is very popular among tourists as well as locals for its beautiful palm-lined beach. It also offers a safe part of the coast to swim and enjoy the mesmerizing coral reef. Filled with many trendy restaurants and accommodations of all sorts, Unawatuna hosts a friendly and festive atmosphere. However, the beach is not the only best part about this town. The location, snuggled in the jungle surrounding the town, offers many other activities and amazing places to discover.
No only Sri Lanka is the perfect playground for energy-hungry holidaymakers, but the destination is also ideal for rest and relaxation. In fact, why not see the 1340 km of coastline offered by the island, along with its many opportunities from surfing or snorkeling to meet turtles, as well as hundreds of kilometers of beaches where you can bask in the sun with coconut water and a good book!
As good traveller, you obviously ask the question: but what do we eat in Sri Lanka? And you are right, discovering a country is discovering new landscapes, new faces, a new culture and new flavors … sometimes spicy!
Camille, in charge of web referencing in the agency Mai Globe Travels tells us, her weekend with friends in the vicinity of Trincomalee, between snorkeling, culture and fishing.
Walkers in love with nature will not be disappointed in Sri Lanka because the island offers many opportunities. Indeed, Sri Lanka has not only paradisiac beaches but also many other treasures; different climates, breathtaking views, inviting waterfalls for swimming, trails in the middle of the tea fields, tropical forests, spectacular sunrise, endemic species, multitude of birds… You’ll understand, in Sri Lanka the sites are rich and the landscapes varied, there is something for all tastes and all levels!
In a few days will take place, as every year at the time of the full moon in July or August, the Esala Perahera in Kandy. Akila, one of our travel experts from Kandy tells us why and how the Esala Perahera takes place; the largest and most lavish religious procession of Asia.
Sri Lanka has more than 20 million inhabitants of which 750,000 live in Colombo, the capital. The population is predominantly rural (75%) and even city dwellers have maintained a traditional way of life.