Sri Lanka also known as the emerald Isle boasts of a culture and heritage dating back over 2500 years. This small island in the Indian Ocean offers 66,000sq km of beaches, rainforest, villages, ruined cities, wildlife and is home to numerous UN World Heritage Sites and exotic cuisine. Experience the best of Sri Lankan culture and heritage and not forgetting its people known for their genuine warmth and hospitality The Island of Sri Lanka or Ceylon, as it was known ..[Read More]
Arrive in Colombo, the busy capital of Sri Lanka. Overland to Sigiriya, one of the World Heritage sites and also known as “Fortress in the Sky” which is perhaps the most fantastic single wonder of the Island. Continue to Anuradhapura - The capital of Sri Lanka from the 05th Century B.C. to the end of the 10th Century A.D. was the most celebrated of Sri Lanka’s ancient ruined cities and Pollonnaruwa. Drive further to Kandy, the hill capita and sightseeing tour ..
Nawam Perehera - Year after year, around every Nawam Poya day (the full moon day in the month of February) the streets of Colombo are transformed into a vibrant and colourful pageant of whip crackers, fire dancers, elephants, traditional Kandyan dancers, drummers, flutists and many things exotic; many things uniquely Sri Lankan. Around one hundred and fifty groups of various traditional artists from all parts of the island parade along the streets of Colombo at this annual pageant which brings together ..
The Esala Perahera(Randholi Perahera) - is the grand festival of Esala held in Sri Lanka. It is very grand with elegant costumes. Happening in July or August in Kandy, it has become a unique symbol of Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist festival consisting of dances and richly-decorated elephants. The significance of this great event is to invoke blessings of the gods to give the farmers rain to cultivate their crops. This ritual is performed by carrying the sacred tooth relic ..