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Travel highlights Sri Lanka

travel highlights sri lanka

Sigiriya Rock Fortress

Sigiriya, a massive rock fortress with ruins of an ancient palace, water gardens, and frescos near the giant rock Pidurangala.

Haputale mountains
The Haputale pass allows views across the Southern plains of Sri Lanka. The South-West boundary of Uva basin is marked by the Haputale mountain ridges, which continue on to Horton Plains and Adam's Peak to the west. CNN in 2010 named Haputale as one of Asia's most overlooked destinations. Experience the misty mountains of Haputale, a region dotted with tea plantations and icy-cold streams. 

Galle Fort
First built in 1588 by the Portuguese, Galle Fort is an eccentric mix of Portuguese, Dutch, and British architectural influences surrounded by spas, luxury hotels, souvenir shops, ice cream parlors, and gem boutiques.

Bundala National Park
Home to nearly 200 species of native and migratory birds, Bundala National Park is a Ramsar-recognized wetland in the south of the country.