Kandy Perahera

  Kandy Esala Perahera             An event of great historical and cultural significance takes place annually in the charming hill capital of Sri Lanka in a lunar month of Esala (July/August).The Kandy Esala Perahera is held in honour of the Tooth Relic and the four guardian deities Natha, Vishnu, Kataragama … Continue reading

Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

Ayurveda          Traditional medicine ( ayurveda) is an important part of the health system in Sri Lanka. Ayurveda is a holistic system of curative and preventive medicine, focusing on the prevention of disease through a deeper connection between the mind and the body. It concentrates on a state of total health based … Continue reading

Waterfalls of Sri Lanka

         Waterfalls       The mountains of abound with waterfalls of exquisite beauty. Numbering more than hundred and many of them is virtually unknown, hidden away in forest or approached by steps and remote tea plantation tracks. In fact for it size Sri Lanka has recorded water falls than another country.Sri Lanka … Continue reading

Ceylon Tea

 CEYLON TEA         The history of Ceylon Tea goes back to the early 1860s, during which the main crop produced in Ceylon then was coffee. Owing to devastation caused by the coffee-rust fungus, the majority of the coffee plants were killed, which made estate owners to lose interest in coffee and to … Continue reading

Cultural Triangle

Cultural Triangle        The pear-shaped island at the tip of India has some of the world’s most stunning, and least known, ancient cities and archaeological monuments, including monasteries, royal palaces, rock paintings and sculpture that span more than 2,000 years. The largest and most dramatic are conveniently clustered in the center of the … Continue reading

Hill Country of Sri Lanka

          HILL COUNTRY          untry of Sri Lanka will surround you with velvety green freshness all around. The hill country in heart of the island, rises from 3000 ft. to over 8000. The approach to it, whether by road, or rail, is a journey through narrow passes, beside deep ravines … Continue reading

Nature

           Nature of Sri Lanka     Sri Lanka is a country of spectacular beauty and gentle, gracious people. There’s tremendous diversity in topography and scenery. Its diversity varies from the famous sandy beaches to the game reserves in the bush country to the unbelievable highlands and the tea plantations to the … Continue reading

Ancient cities of Sri Lanka – Anuradhapura

    ANURADHAPURA         206 kms from Colombo is Anuradhapura; Sri Lanka’s first capital. Anuradhapura founded in the 5th century B.C became the capital in 380 BC. For over 1000 years Sinhalese kings ruled from this great city. This ancient capital of Sri Lanka is a Sacred City today; a potent symbol … Continue reading

Ancient cities of Sri Lanka- Kandy

  KANDY         Just 100 kms north east of Colombo in a valley ringed by protective tall peaks nestles Sri Lanka’s hill capital and most beautiful city. 488 meters above sea level Kandy enjoys a cooler climate to the resorts on the beaches. Kandy was the last stronghold of the Sinhala kings. … Continue reading

Acient cities of Sri Lanka – Polonnaruwa

  POLONNARUWA         216 kms from Colombo, 75 kms South East of Anuradhapura, the ancient lakeside Sacred City of Polonnaruwa was once the medieval Capital of Sri Lanka from 11 – 12 century AD. Polonnaruwa rose to fame after the decline of Anuradhapura   Ancient ruins of King’s council chamber, the Royal … Continue reading