Which part of Sri Lanka is the best? Where to travel in Sri Lanka.
by Jetwing · Published · Updated
Sri Lanka, a destination like no other – offers a range of wonders & places to explore around the island. Whatever pleases you – Sri Lanka got it; Camping, Beaches, Mountains & Wildlife. Southern Sri Lanka is well known for its beaches, was also identified by many credible sources to be one of the best Island destinations with its beautiful beaches. The southern part of the island is also pretty famous for its funky groves along the coastlines. There are countless number of expats living in Sri Lanka just so that they can enjoy and get the whole experience. Of course, during the seasons – you can come across many travelers travelling from all corners of the world. Street food vendors, funky bars to top notch restaurants – whatever you’re in the mood for, each place has its own unique tastes and ambiance – walk into a surprise. The most demanded and popular areas of down south are Mirissa & Galle Fort. They’re both in the southern province however vary very much and have their own feel to it.
Another part of the Island that must be visited is the central highlands. Famous for its elevation & it’s cool weather, also for the plantation & vegetation – tea to be precise, the most important in Sri Lanka as it is no doubt one of the #worldsfavouritedrinks. Here too you are fortunate enough to experience many historical and cultural destinations, namely; Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, Royal Botanical Gardens in Peradeniya, Horton Plains, Haggala Botanical Gardens, Tea Factory Visits and the list continues. Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Ella & Hatton are some of the most popular destinations in the central highlands. Central highlands, a whole new experience in relative to the rest of the country.
Interested in seeing leopards? Eastern Sri Lanka, mostly famous for the wildlife reserve – Yala National Park. This national park is rich in wildlife and also has the highest density of leopards in the Island. East coast one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka. Here you can experience a more local and earthy feeling as it is not as much developed to the rest of the Island beaches. East coast is also culturally fascinating – Muslim temples, Hindu temples and crumbling colonial forts. This part of the Island is also famous for the outstanding surf points and the dazzling markets…
In a nutshell: Sri Lanka is a destination like no other. Every experience; food to site seeing is unique as it is and only found in island paradise Sri Lanka…