Kandy, Sri Lanka's cultural capital, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This capital, found by Vimaladharamsurya I in 1592, was the seat of government during the Dutch and Portuguese occupations of the maritime provinces and until British rule in 1815. It's set on a plateau surrounded by mountains, which are home to tea plantations and biodiverse rainforest.
The Yala National Park is the most famous wildlife sanctuary in Sri Lanka and this vast reserve is home to a multitude of fascinating wildlife as well as plant life. Deer, peacocks, wild boar, bears and herds of wild elephants are just some of the creatures that live here.
Bentota is a city in the south coast of Sri Lanka that will leave you breathless. Facing the Indian Ocean, a tropical lagoon and the Maadu river, it offers you the chance to engage on a myriad of water sports like para sailing and jet skiing, kite surfing, diving and other water sports like nowhere else. Or maybe a quiet river safari on the waters of the Maadu River or the lagoon is more to your fancy..
Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, brings together the old and the new. Colonial ruins and buildings contrast with high - rise hotels and commercial banks. Almost everyone who visits Sri Lanka spends time in this busy city. Colombo, an eighth century port, houses administrative, financial and other offices of relevance to the traveler.