Come and explore the multitude of cultural sites, the many National Parks, ancient ruins and colorful temples scattered throughout its jungle interior or head to the hills before relaxing on one of Sri Lanka’s golden beaches. See the major archaeological sites of Anuradhapura, Mihintale, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy that the glory of the Island’s past can be seen in its true form still living among the several ruins. These ancient cities can be reached easily from Colombo in a comfortable morning’s drive through green paddy fields, acres of coconut palms and alongside deep jungle where wild animals roam.
Beautiful waterfalls cascading down the mountain slopes enhance the beauty of the hill country. The geographical formation of the Island with the central highland sloping down to the coastal plains has resulted in several rivers and streams starting from the central region flowing down the hilly slopes in a radial pattern, creating beautiful waterfalls in several places in the hill country.