Travel to Sri Lanka- I
Naveena Israni explores the beaches and the wild side of this island nation
If you’ve already explored tried-and-tested destinations in the US and Europe and grown weary of Southeast Asia, it’s about time you booked your tickets to refreshing, affordable Sri Lanka. This tropical island nation is now on the radar of travellers who avoided it due to the decades-long civil war. Given its stellar combination of beauty, culture and history, and the growing focus on sustainable tourism, this is the best time to discover Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka is a tiny country, yet UNESCO has recognised its contribution over its 2500-year history by granting eight of its locations the status of World Heritage sites. Sri Lanka has it all—stunning landscapes, pristine palm-fringed beaches, misty mountains, cascading waterfalls, lush green tea estates, verdant rainforests, national parks, mysterious ancient ruins, legendary temples displaying fine craftsmanship, and a captivating cultural and religious...
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