Top Places to Visit in Sri Lanka A Guide by Elephas Resort
Sri Lanka is a tropical paradise known for its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and warm hospitality. With so many incredible destinations to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to begin your Sri Lankan adventure. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the top places to visit in Sri Lanka, as recommended by the experts at Elephas Resort.
Sigiriya is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle. This ancient fortress is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in history and architecture. The site is home to stunning frescoes, gardens, and water gardens, and is surrounded by breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
At Elephas Resort, we offer guided tours of Sigiriya, as well as hot air balloon rides for an unforgettable bird’s-eye view of the fortress.
Kandy is a cultural hub and natural wonderland that is not to be missed. Located in the central highlands of Sri Lanka, the city is surrounded by lush forests, stunning waterfalls, and misty mountains. Kandy is also home to the Temple of the Tooth, which houses the sacred relic of the Buddha’s tooth.
At Elephas Resort, we offer a range of cultural activities and adventure tours for our guests to explore Kandy’s natural beauty and vibrant culture.
Ella is a small town located in the heart of Sri Lanka’s hill country. The town is known for its stunning views of the surrounding tea plantations and mountain ranges. Ella is also home to the famous Nine Arch Bridge, a railway bridge that spans a deep ravine and is a popular spot for photography.
At Elephas Resort, we offer guided tours of Ella and the surrounding tea plantations, as well as trekking and hiking adventures for our guests to explore the area’s natural beauty.
Galle is a historic city located on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. The city is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Galle Fort, which dates back to the Dutch colonial era. The fort is a charming and picturesque destination, with narrow streets, quaint cafes, and boutique shops.
At Elephas Resort, we offer day trips to Galle and the surrounding beaches for our guests to explore the city’s history and soak up the sun.
5. Yala National Park
Yala National Park is one of Sri Lanka’s top wildlife destinations. The park is home to a range of animals, including elephants, leopards, and sloth bears. Visitors can take a guided jeep tour through the park to see the animals up close and personal.
At Elephas Resort, we offer guided tours of Yala National Park, as well as other nearby wildlife destinations, for our guests to experience the incredible biodiversity of Sri Lanka
Mirissa is a popular beach destination located on Sri Lanka’s southern coast. The beach is known for its white sand and clear blue waters, making it the perfect spot for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. Mirissa is also home to a range of restaurants and bars, making it a lively and enjoyable destination day or night.
At Elephas Resort, we offer day trips to Mirissa and the surrounding beaches for our guests to enjoy a day in the sun.
In conclusion, Sri Lanka is a stunning destination with so much to offer visitors. From ancient fortresses and cultural landmarks to breathtaking natural beauty and wildlife, Sri Lanka has something for everyone. At Elephas Resort, we offer a range of guided tours and adventure activities for our guests to experience the best of Sri Lanka’s top destinations. Book your stay with us today and start your Sri Lankan adventure.