The pearl of Indian Ocean kissed by tropical seas, that’s Sri Lanka. This tiny country is packed with eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and offers the best adventure tours in Colombo. Gawk at the 2000 year old ancient temples with intricate depictions and sculptures. The colonial fortresses of Galle and Trincomalee are rare gems alluring all visitors. See the sacred home of the world’s oldest living human-planted tree in the morning (Anuradhapura) and stand awestruck by the sight of hundreds of elephants gathering in the afternoon (Minneriya). A beach lover’s paradise the warm tropical waters are ideal for a ‘fun in the sun’ vacation. Ride the waves on a long surfboard and catch the wind in your hair or just chill on the dazzling white sandy beaches. Encounter the elephants, leopards, water buffaloes and passel of primates in the safari tours of tropical jungles.
Bored of the tropical weather, head to the hills for temperate temperatures and trek through verdant tea gardens and rainforest peaks. Try the tasty local cuisine with rice and fish curry. Visit the sparkling golden beaches and artistic monuments, interact with the warm and welcoming locals, ride the gentle elephants, and explore the rich tea gardens the landscape. Sri Lanka is spectacular, affordable and still often uncrowded. Now is the best time to discover it and try your hands at the best adventure tours in Colombo.