Sri Lanka Vacations - The Top Reasons to Visit

Since Sri Lanka is a beach holiday destination, it provides many tourism opportunities. Though famous for beach holidays, the country also has places of interest for tourists. The island has ancient museums, hill stations, pilgrimage sites, stunning waterfalls, palm-fringed pristine beaches, National Parks, world heritage sites and adventure sports facilities. Spectacular scenery, rich culture and ancient temples all give an unimaginable experience and taste to the visitors. Sri Lanka is actually an exclusive tourist package for everyone. Here are the top reasons why you should go for your Sri Lanka vacations:

o History - Sri Lanka proudly hosts seven world heritage sites including the ancient cities of Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya and the golden temple of Dambulla. The island was called the Isle of Serendipity because many travelers found the island by some "fortunate accident". It also has turquoise sea and white-sanded beaches, rich foliage, rare wild-life, precious gem mines and rolling hills filled with the world's best tea.

o Sights - Sri Lanka's Kandi is its largest city and is famous for the Royal City. It is known for its scenic landscapes and hosts The Golden Temple. Another popular tourist destination is the Adam's Peak. It is the part of a mountain group located in the Ratnapura district and is considered sacred by religious Sri Lankans.

o Beaches- Sri Lanka is definitely the place for you if your ideal holiday is all about spending good times in beaches with fresh drinks. The island hosts many of the world's beautiful beaches. The Palm-Fringed Sri Lankan Coastline is where you and your family can enjoy warm and tropical weather while relaxing in the Indian Ocean's calm and tranquil waters.

o Sports - In this magnificent island, there are as well many adventure sports that can be enjoyed. Some of them are rafting, rock climbing and mountain biking. They also provide canoeing and kayaking, safari, elephant safari, camping, diving, wind surfing, paragliding, whale watching, banana boating, ballooning and caving. These are really exciting activities that can be done aside from basking in its warm beaches.