Whilst Sri Lanka provides a perfectly relaxing getaway, it is also the place to be for the thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies out there! When you Travel to Sri Lanka, you will never run out of places to visit in Sri Lanka. Here are some things to do in Sri Lanka that you just can’t skip;
1. Yala Wildlife Safari
Be sure to traverse the jungle and be witness to the rich and diverse collection of mammals that have found their homes in Sri Lanka including the elusive Leopard and the majestic Elephant. Being one of the finest wildlife watching countries in South Asia, a wild life tour in Sri Lanka is guaranteed to give you a heart-warming and jaw-dropping experience of close encounters with Elephants and Leopards in Yala. Enjoy it in comfort by staying with us at Cinnamon Wild Yala.
2. Visit the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and Pidurangala
The Rock Fortress in Sigiriya said to be built by King Kashyapa is considered to be the 8th wonder of the world. It is also one of the most valuable historic monuments in the Island and the hike is definitely worth the view at its peak. The climb, the view and everything in-between makes for the perfect Sri Lankan experience. The Pidurangala rock is also an unforgettable hike and provides the hikers with a beautiful view of the Sigiriya rock too. Both these rocks are situated in close proximity to out locations in Habarana; Cinnamon Lodge Habarana and Habarana Village by Cinnamon.
3. Cycle through ancient cities
When you visit the cultural triangle of Sri Lanka, comprising of Anuradhapura, Polonaruwa and Kandy, the most popular, the best and most preferred method of transport is a bicycle. Bicycles can be hired all over these cities for a cost of about USD 5-7. So let your hair down and cycle around the much loved ancient cities of Sri Lanka.
4. Visit the ancient Temple of the Tooth Relic
You can start off at our five-star property, Cinnamon Citadel Kandy, and visit the famed Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. The aroma of frangipani and lotus flowers, majestic high walls of the royal palace complex, soothing white-clad pilgrims, the strong fragrance of incense makes up the aura of this ancient and sacred Temple which houses the Sacred tooth relic of Buddha. An experience of a lifetime that you should not miss.
5. Stroll through Lunuganga Estate at Bentota
Visit the Lunuganga Estate, the country house of the renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. Spreading over 15 acres, the Geoffrey Bawa Estate is arguably one of his most famous and undoubtedly one of the most loved of his architectural works.The Estate is the perfect mix of history, art and minimalism that Geoffrey Bawa is known for. The Estate features an idyllic cottage and four suites made for visitors. These gardens are now open to the public and the buildings on the estate are run as a country house hotel. The curios, sculptures, the overall architecture and the landscaping make for an interesting experience.
6. Mangrove Tours
Do not miss a curated nature escapade by Cinnamon Bentota Beach and Cinnamon Bey Beruwala. A Boat Safari on the Madhu Ganga gives you a two-in-one experience of witnessing the beautiful wildlife of Sri Lanka whilst meandering past river dwellings and dense mangroves. Venture deep into these mangroves, and experience this unique adventure in Bentota.
Sri Lanka Travel is always made easier and more luxurious by Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts. So do book your stay with us and we will ensure you have a memorable time in Sri Lanka visiting the above places and much, much more!