Sri Lanka Destinations

  • Though not the highest mountain of Sri Lanka, the striking pyramid of Adam's Peak 2243 m (7,359 ft) is certainly most remarkable.
  • Anuradhapura, the ancient capital of Sri Lanka from 5th Century BC to 10th century AD is situated 204 km off Colombo.
  • As its name denotes, this beautiful location is centred around a bay situated on the Indian Ocean in the dry zone of Sri Lanka's southeast coast.
  • Bentota, is a well known tourist attraction in Sri Lanka, situated on the southern tip of the Galle District of the Southern Province, approximately 7 - 8 km (4.3 – 5.0 mi) south of Beruwala on the A2 highway.
  • Beruwala, located 60 km South of Colombo on the main west coast road (Galle road), together with Bentota Bay Beach Resort further south is the gateway to some secluded beaches extending all the way to Hikkaduwa Bay Beach.
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka’s commercial capital city is an interesting blend of varying influences. It has been a cosmopolitan city for more than 600 years.
  • Dambulla is a big town located in the Matale District, Central Province of Sri Lanka, situated 148 km north-east of Colombo.
  • Ella is a small sleepy village situated 203 km from Colombo and 13 km from Bandarawela on the leeward side of the central mountains.
  • Galle is located 115 km from Colombo on the South Coast and 16 km from Hikkaduwa. It was the fortified Sea Port City of the Dutch who ruled the maritime districts from middle of 17th Century to the close of the 18th Century.
  • Hambantota is the chief town in Hambantota District, belonging to the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. It covers a square area of 2593 km.
  • Haputale is a town 179 km away from Colombo of Badulla District in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka with an elevation of 1431 m (4695 ft) above sea level.
  • Hikkaduwa is a tourist haven situated 16 km away from Galle. This town is very picturesquely situated on the lovely South Coast and is one of the Island’s best Beach Resorts.
  • Jaffna is the nucleus of the Northern Peninsula situated 398 km away from Colombo.
  • Kalpitiya which is located 130 km north of Colombo International Airport, is an exquisite coastal region in the Western coastal belt north of Colombo.
  • Kandy, the last kingdom of Sri Lanka, is situated 115 km off Colombo, and 1600 ft above sea level almost encircled by the Mahaweli Ganga.
  • Situated in the Monaragala District of Uva province in Sri Lanka, Kataragama is a prominent town of pilgrimage sacred to Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and indigenous Vedda tribes of Sri Lanka.
  • Katunayake is a suburb of Negombo city located in Western Province, Sri Lanka. The Bandaranaike International Airport or Colombo Airport, the primary international air gateway to Sri Lanka is situated here.
  • Kithulgala is a town situated 86 km off Colombo, in the west of Sri Lanka. It is in the wet zone rain forest that receives two monsoons every year, and is one of the wettest places in the country.
  • The world famous Knuckles Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, belonging to the Districts of Matale and Kandy.
  • Mahiyanganaya is a town situated close to the Mahaweli River in Badulla District, Uva Province of Sri Lanka.
  • Mannar which is previously spelled as Manar is a large town and is the main town of Mannar District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka.
  • Matale is a major town and administrative capital of the Matale District of the Central Province, of Sri Lanka.
  • Matara (originally Mahathota) is a major city in Sri Lanka and is located in the southern coast of Southern Province, 160 km from Colombo.
  • Minneriya is situated 182 km (113 mi) off Colombo, Sri Lanka. Minneriya area was designated as a national park since 1997 and is positioned in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka.
  • Mirissa is famous among tourists for its lovely sandy beach with relaxed and picturesque environment. It is a secluded bay lying about 5 kms from Weilgama.
  • Negombo is situated 39 km north of Colombo and 3 km off the Bandaranayake International Airport Katunayake.
  • Nuwara Eliya is located 168 km off Colombo, Sri Lanka, 77 km off Kandy with an elevation of 6200 ft above sea level in the central mountains.
  • Back in the 1970s and early 1980s, the twin beaches of Passekudah and Kalkudah were the east coast’s most developed, beautiful and famous tourist destinations..
  • Pinnawala is a small rural village in the Kegalle District of Sri Lanka and is about 90 km away from the capital, Colombo.
  • Polonnaruwa is situated 218 km off Colombo, 66 km from Sigiriya and 103 km from Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka.
  • Ratnapura also widely known around the world as the City of Gems is situated 89 km from Colombo, Sri Lanka. Ratnapura lies in the valley of the temperamental Kalu Ganga in the South-western Rakwana Hills.
  • Sigiriya is located 165 km away from Colombo, 77 km from Anuradhapura, 66 km from Polannaruwa, 91 km from Kandy and 109 km from Trincomalee, in Sri Lanka.
  • Sinharaja is a widely spread forest reserve, a national park and a bio-diversity hotspot in Sri Lanka.
  • Trincomalee is a district in Sri Lanka situated 258 km away from Colombo on the east coast. It is the finest natural harbour in the world.
  • Unawatuna is a popular tourist destination which is a coastal town in Galle district of Sri Lanka. It is quite famous for its beautiful beach and corals.
  • Weligama is a fishing village and town in Matara District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. Weligama literally means "sandy village" which speaks of the area's sandy sweep bay.
  • Yala hosts the second largest and most visited national park situated 300 km (190 mi) away from Colombo in the southeast region, lying in Southern Province and Uva Province of Sri Lanka.