Avurudu season is just around the corner and for many of us, it’s a chance to get away from the city, spend time with our loved ones, and unwind before the next financial year really kicks in.
You saw in part 1 why they call Arugam Bay Sri Lanka’s number one surfing destination. Now it’s time to see what other amazing experiences await you here.
Sri Lanka’s impressive railway network spans over 1,500 kilometres, across which more than 1,180 bridges are distributed. Originally established by the British to transport produce from the hill country, the railways are now a popular way to see the island’s diverse landscapes, with the Main Line from Colombo to Badulla considered one of the most scenic railway lines in the world.
Ambuluwawa is home to a multi-religious sanctuary, a biodiversity complex and stunning natural landscapes, but its most eye-catching landmark is a tower that stands 48m tall, with a breathtaking view from the top.
The next time you take a train ride on the upcountry railway line, you might want to watch out for this 135-year old tunnel which, until last year, was the longest in the country.
A haven for exploration and adventure, Sri Lanka is filled with truly unique travel experiences. However, fulfilling the maxim that it’s the journey and not just the destination that matters, our island is also well-known for the scenic routes that take you from one unique destination to the next.
The 2019-20 financial year dealt two heavy blows to Sri Lanka’s tourism industry. The tragic Easter Sunday attacks came first, and just as the industry was starting to make a recovery, along came COVID19. With the country under curfew for a greater part of the past few months the entire tourism sector, among others, came to a screeching halt.
Sri Lanka is a beautiful place. But how much do people outside of our beautiful island really know about this land we live on? If you have friends that don’t know much about where you come from, show them this video and then invite them over. This country is too good not to share. So, here’s everything you need to know about Sri Lanka.
Christmas is typically seen as a wintry season. But choose to spend it in Sri Lanka and you are presented with an entirely different set of options. Here are the top 10 places to spend Christmas this year in Sri Lanka that can be as cold or as sunny as you want it.
It’s the second half of our trip to Hatton and we’ve been through everything from bustling city traffic to crisp mountain air. It’s been a memorable ride so far, pushing the limits of the Aprilia bikes, and exploring some history on the way. Watch the video to find out more!
Hatton is a centre of the tea industry in Sri Lanka, and such a beautiful place to visit. We decided to make our journey from Colombo to Hatton via Kitulgala on Aprilia motorbikes to truly experience and appreciate the journey. From tea kades and misty mountains to winding roads and estates, this is one road trip you shouldn’t miss.
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