Sri Lanka has a growing tourism industry. Since gaining independence from the British in 1947, Sri Lanka has continued to attract foreign investors and tourists to the island. The country’s important placement also enables it to attract transit visitors into the island.Over the years, many beautiful resorts, hotels and spas have opened. Incorporating the diverse culture of the country, the various Tourist Establishments here offer visitors a unique, yet memorable experience to remember with.
Each April, the Sinhala and Tamil people celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival. The Muslim community celebrates Ramadan annually. The Esala Peraherais a grand Buddhist festival. The Perahera or procession features grand and elegant dances and richly decorated elephants. There are fire-dances, whip-dances, Kandyan dances and various other cultural dances. The elephants are usually adorned with lavish garments. Fairs are held periodically in Colombo.
Colombo – Dambulla – Sigiriya – Trincomalee – Kandy – Colombo
Colombo – Kandy – Nuwera – Eliya – Bentota – Colombo
Kandy – Bentota – Colombo