SRI LANKA HOLIDAY TIPS

Travellers can find various important tips under this category that are very useful in order to organize a Sri Lanka tour packages. This category includes information on Sri Lanak tour and holiday packages, Accommodations, Attractions and activities.

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    King Wimaladharma suriya

      The character of the King Born and bred in the Udarata yet well acquainted with the Portuguese manners, language and tactics, he was able to please his subjects and defy the Portuguese. His great sagacity and experience enabled him to profit from his opportunities. Thus when they attempted to place Dona Catherina on the throne, he acted with such circumspection and address that he not only inflicted a notable disaster on the Portuguese but even secured the lawful heir to the throne, whom he took to wife in spite of her repugnance and youth. For the next ten years, he ruled the land with great firmness and justice towards…

  • Mulgirigala Buddha statue, 5 great destinations for Sri Lanka solo travel
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    Seruwila Raja Maha Vihara

    Seruwila Seruwila Raja Maha Vihara is a historically important Buddhist temple located in eastern Sri Lanka in the district of  Trincomalee. Seruwila Raja Maha Vihara is one of most sacred places for the Buddhist on the island and it is a place for pilgrimage tours. Seruwila Raja Maha Vihara is a popular temple among the local travellers but it is rarely included in Sri Lanka tour itineraries made for foreign travellers, due to the remoteness from Colombo. This ancient temple is one of the few places in the island where Buddha had been to in the 6th Century BC. Seruwila Raja Maha Vihara is one of the good examples to show the…

  • Mulgirigala Buddha statue, 5 great destinations for Sri Lanka solo travel
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    Mahiyangana Sri Lanka

    Mahiyangana Sri Lanka Mahiyangana is one of the most beautiful regions in Sri Lanka with varied landscaping and thick vegetation. Mahiyangana is not only rich in its natural forest cover but also from history. The history of Mahiyangana goes back to a pre-Christian era with the arrival of Buddha. According to the historical information sources such as Mahawamsa, Mahiyangana was visited by Buddha in 6th Century BC. It is believed that Mahiyangana was inhabited by two ethnic groups called Yaksas and Nagas during that time. It had been the first visit of Buddha to the island. Mahiyangana was the capital of the island during the reign of King Senarath (1627-1634),…

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    Badulla Sri Lanka

    Badulla Sri Lanka Badulla is the capital city of Uva province Sri Lanka, which is inhabited by a sizable population of upcountry Tamil. The entire region is one of most important tea growing areas in the island with a large number of tea factories.  Some of the best high grown tea varieties are produced with the tea leaves from Badulla, being more than 700 meters above the sea level it provides the best conditions for the tea bush. A large part of the land area of Badulla is covered by tea plantations. Animal husbandry is another major income method of the people of Badulla. It can be considered as the…

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    May unfavorable month for holiday in Sri Lanka

    Prevailing weather in the month of May 2012 in Sri Lanka is very warm and humid with the ending of inter-monsoon at the start of the month. The weather in Sri Lanka is very warm and humid during the daytime as well as night and it will not be changed for another two weeks as per the med department. The oppressive heat is making very discomfort, especially in the cities. But the heat is a bit relieved in the remote areas due to the substantial green cover. According to the met department, the prevailing warm weather will be ended soon with the beginning of South-West monsoon. The south-west monsoon will…

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    Illegal treasure hunting in one of the beautiful places in Sri Lanka

    Ingiriya one of the beautiful places in Sri Lanka, located in Ratnapura district, western province come to fore with another episode of treasure hunting. The city is considered being one of the best places for holiday in Sri Lanka owing to its natural beauty. Ingiriya is one of the major cities between Rathnapura and Panadura with historical values. The city is being visited by thousands of pilgrims during the Adams peak pilgrimage season, that starts in may. Illegal treasure hunting is being carried out in various places in the island. These illegal treasure hunters destroy many artefacts that are centuries old and look for valuables.