Kandy the cultural capital of Sri Lanka is steeped in rich history. Take a stroll through the botanical gardens adorned with orchids and spices,try its gem museums, witness the famous Perahara-a cultural pageant featuring drummers, dancers and bejeweled elephants and bear witness to the sacred temple of the tooth relic, built during the 17th century.
Far across the mountain valley of lush green hills and beyond the minty freshness of cypress trees lies what many call as “Little England”.
Enjoy a cup of tea at the very heart of Sri Lanka’s tea haven, indulge in the freshest strawberries at the many farms or embrace the cooling breeze as you stroll through the parks and lakes.
Kithulgala is immortalized as the filming location for the Oscar-winning classic `The Bridge over the River Kwai’. Famous for its camping, white water rafting, Trekking and mountain biking adventures, the forest reserve is also a nature lover’s delight being home to rare fauna and flora, including endemic birds, butterflies.
This ancient city is the second largest kingdom. It showcases the creativity of king Parakramabahu to this very day in its colossal structures of the Buddha, a 12th century man-made reservoir, temples and palaces dating back to the 13th century, and other structures making it a place of historic and religious significance.
As the commercial capital, Colombo is a potpourri of colonial architecture, vast cultures, beaches, fine dining and shopping precincts.Take a stroll along the GalleFace Green or hop aboard a tuk-tuk and journey around the city, get your last minute shopping done, visit the floating market, party till dawn at one of many night clubs and try the quintessential Sri Lankan snack called Kothu Rotti.