The Best Reasons Why You Should Visit Sri Lanka

by Sri Lanka Foundation Sri Lankan Communities Worldwide!

Sri Lanka is a country of religious residues, ancient ruins, rainforests and beautiful beaches. There are lots of temples, holy relics and spiritual celebrations and a lot more on stunning island. Here’re a few reasons to visit Sri Lanka:

Serene Beaches

Sri Lanka is filled with plenty of beaches including Unawatuna, Arugam Bay, Uppuveli, Mirissa, Bentota, and Induruwa. These are the best places to experience the joy of whale-watching and surfing.

Wild and striking

If you wish to see wild and beautiful natural world, visit Sri Lanka where you can watch a range of animals. The country has the biggest collection of leopards and around 5,800 wild elephants. You can enjoy diving with blue whales and also see spinner dolphins. There’re several beaches, including Kalpitiya that provide you a great experience. Yala national park is famous for leopards and elephants, buffalo and sloth bears.

The train journey

A train journey from Colombo to Jaffna assures an exciting scenic view for travelers. The latest re-start of Yal Devi or also known as Queen of Jaffna Express also offers an amazing opportunity for visitors.

Be here to party and surf

Sri Lanka is known as a great place for people who love surfing and partying. Arugam Bay, with an abundance of golden sand, provides an amazing spot to surf and party during the summer. Situated in the south east of the island, you can also enjoy pleasant nights here.

Attractive rocks

Sigiriya is one of the most visited places in Sri Lanka. This place is a discarded fort at the top of this huge boulder. People who have vertigo must avoid climbing up since there’s a steep and narrow staircase. Residues of olden frescoes can be easily seen on some walls.

Sinharaja rainforest walks

Sinharaja rainforest is a stunning natural heritage location, considered as the last viable spot of the key rainforest. You can visit this place for trekking and swimming in the waterfall, but be careful of spiders and snakes among the different plants.


The events and festivals of Sri Lanka provide visitors the opportunity to know and feel the different cultures that form its identity. The Kite festival is a fun filled event attracting thousands of people across the world. You should visit Sri Lanka to enjoy the Poya Festival, Kandy Esala Perahera, Thai Pongal, New Year celebration and many more Events.

Morning walks and tea

This beautiful island is also renowned for producing tea. So during your stay in this country, do not forget to get a walk past green tea estate, also trek up to Ella Rock for incredible sights.

Adventure and sports

With more than 1,600 km of shoreline, the eye-catching island is a perfect place to enjoy various adventurous activities and sports. You can enjoy sailing, wind-surfing, snorkeling, water-skiing, scuba-diving, banana-boating, and speed-boating. The diverse landscape, archaeological spots, and wildlife provide fabulous opportunities for trekking lovers.

Ayurveda and spas

Sri Lanka is also known as a country that refreshes not only the body and mind but also the soul. And for several years, Ayurveda has been used as the most popular treatment to revitalize and restore the tired body. This country has been a center of holy and physical curing for around 2,000 years. Ayurvedic treatment consists of a wide range of herbal procedures and different kinds of massages and baths, along with the revitalizing and cleansing methods including meditation, yoga and healthy diets.

Sri Lanka Foundation

Sri Lanka Foundation is a renowned Sri Lankan Non-Profit Organization in Los Angeles, CA. The foundation is owned by Dr. Walter Jayasinghe, a well-known physician in CA with an aim to empower and encourage hope for better lives and sources of revenue for Sri Lankan people. SLF is also known as the Non - profit Sri Lankan American Cultural organization among expatriate Sri Lankan community in CA.

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