Between golden sand beaches and tropical rainforests, the island is home to Colombo, Galle, Kandy, and Sigiriya which make up the top places to visit in Sri Lanka. Buddhist temples, wildlife reserves, colonial heritage, and beach destinations. Sri Lanka is one of the most fascinating and thrilling places you can visit. It is a stunning, frenzied and an incredible melting point of history and culture. The elephants at the Pinnawala, the rock fortress at Sigiriya, and Adam's Peak are places to see in Sri Lanka if you love nature. Make sure that you visit these Sri Lanka points of interest, when planning your itinerary.
Beach destinations and wildlife reserves are some of the popular places to visit in Sri Lanka in December as the rainfall is less frequent. Yala National Park is the perfect place to see the big cats of this fantastic country. The national park is the world's largest concentration of leopards and aquatic birds. Other animals such as critters, crocodiles, and monkeys are seen running around the forest and grassy plains of the park. Yala is situated on the southeast coast of Sri Lanka. Minneriya National Park is among major Sri Lanka attractions which is renowned for its elephant gathering in August.
Galle is a one-stop place where tourists take in all sounds and sights. One of the most beautiful places in Sri Lanka, the 16th-century Galle Fort is a gem studded with lots of cafes, eateries, and substantial cobblestoned roads. Ensure you have caught the sunset while in this amazing city. Polonnaruwa features beautiful earliest Sinhalese architecture and art. Polonnaruwa is one of the famous Sri Lanka tourist places. You will have the chance to view the plentiful and well-kept ruins of statues, temples, and tombs.
Sinharaja Rainforest, one of the most beautiful places to visit in Sri Lanka, is a perfect hiking destination. Sinharaja is one of the most significant world heritage sites of UNESCO. Two fantastic nature trails are waiting for you to explore. Besides, you will experience the atmosphere of a forest with clear water, and tall trees are growing together. There are also lots of squirrel varieties, badger mongoose, macaque, and purple colored monkeys.
The beaches here are the other best places to see in Sri Lanka. Arugam Bay, Pasikudah, and Trincomalee are the famous beaches that are always packed all through the Southwest monsoons. The Sri Lanka boasts of loads of clear, shallow water, which makes it perfect for delighting and swimming in the salty waters. Travelers can enjoy white water rafting, scuba diving, snorkeling, Lagoon canoeing, and fishing in deep sea. The top 5 places to visit in Sri Lanka for water sports are Mirissa, Hikkaduwa, Unawatanu, Mirrissam, and Kithulgala.
Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Kandy Garrison Cemetery, Udawattekele Sanctuary, Ceylon Tea Museum, and Royal Botanical Gardens are top tourist attractions in Kandy. Moreover, history lovers will enjoy discovering the many gorgeous frescos, and get to learn concerning Sri Lankan ancient architectures, visit holy shrines and temples as a way of adding significance to your holiday and make it unforgettable.