A small guide to your Holiday in Sri Lanka

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A small guide to your Holiday in Sri Lanka

There are many ways to spend your holidays, but the best way is to go on a trip with your loved ones. Spending your holidays in Sri Lanka will be definitely a memorable one in your life. Sri Lanka “The Pearl of the Indian Ocean” has been one of the world’s top tourist attraction country for over many centuries. Sri Lanka is best known for its rare spices, precious stones, magnificent elephants, panoramic scenery, breathtaking beaches, and exclusive wildlife. Here are some of the best places that you can add to your list while travelling in Sri Lanka.

Places to Visit in Hill Country

Kandy: Kandy stands as a legendary city on the list of places to visit in Sri Lanka. At present, it has developed into a busy city. 

Tourist Attraction Spots in Kandy 

  • Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic - The relic of Lord Buddha’s tooth is kept in this temple.
  • Peradeniya Botanical Gardens -  The massive 60 hectare Royal Botanical Gardens in Sri Lanka
  • Pinnawela Elephant Orphanage – The Best place to sight 80-100 elephants bathing and splashing and enjoying themselves in the river

Nuwera Eliya: The beautiful town which lies among the large green valleys and hills.

Tourist Attraction Spots in Nuwera Eliya

  • Gregory Lake- 90 hectare Lake Gregory built by a British Governor in the 19th century
  • Horton Plains - The highest plateau in the island is a popular Sri Lanka tourist attraction
  • Adam’s Peak – The Highest mountain in Sri Lanka
  • Ella – A small village in the mountains which offers an amazing panoramic view of the hill country and also popular as one of the most beautiful places to visit in Sri Lanka.


Sri Lanka is the best place for beach lovers too… here are some of the best beaches that you can visit in Sri Lanka

Arugam Bay: The world famous Beach Surfing spot.

Trincomalee: Uppuveli, Nilaveli, Marble Beach and the Dutch Bay are the famous beaches on the eastern coast of Trincomalee.

Negombo & Chilaw: Towns which are best known for its sandy beaches and massive fishing industry, with a lot of hotels and restaurants. A sure shot place to visit in Sri Lanka.

Unawatuna, Tangalle, Galle, Hikkaduwa, Bentota, Mirissa (South Coast) these are ideal for indulging in swimming, snorkelling, surfing and other exciting water sports. Also, the nearby cities like Galle are popular Sri Lanka tourist attractions for their historical heritage. 

Sri Lanka is also best known for Wildlife such as Yala National Park, Sinharaja Rainforest, Wilpattu National Park and historical cities such as Anuradhapura, Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa and Jaffna.

So if you have a plan of Spending your holidays in Sri Lanka try not to miss these places.  It is always advisable to have Sri Lankan Currency while travelling around Sri Lanka. We at Global Exchange are reliable and friendly. We provide fast and easy to use services for families across the UK to send money worldwide and buy travel money for your holidays. We have over 20 years of experience in Worldwide Money transfer.


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