Ideal destinations for finding the elephant are
Udawalawe National Park, Yala Elephant Sanctuary, Gal Oya National Park and
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage. Herdless elephants are kept in Pinnawala.
So many legends and myths have evolved in Sri Lanka.
The stories ingrained themselves into the mind of the people. They never got
erased from the memories and thus got the status of legends.
Village lifestyle in Sri Lanka is rooted in traditions
and simplicity. The villagers are always keen to talk to the tourists.
Capturing village lifestyle has its own charm. Many times one would be
invited for tea or dinner.
Sri Lanka has rich and plentiful wildlife. Isolation
from other countries has come as a boon for Sri Lanka. Most popular among
Sri Lankan wildlife beasts is elephants. You can enjoy yourselves in Sri
Lankan national parks for hours.
More than 400 bird species live in various regions of
Sri Lanka Renowned bird-watching locations of Sri Lanka are Sinharaja Rain
Forest, Udawatta Kale, Bellanwila, Muthurajawela, Minneriya, Kitulgala and
UNESCO has declared several sites in Sri Lanka as
world heritage sites. These sites in invaluable in terms of historical and
archaeological treasure they posses. One of these, Sinharaja Forest Reserve
is natural heritage site.
Shopping can be an entertaining activity in Sri Lanka.
One can particularly shop in places like Colombo, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, Kandy
and Anuradhapura. Gemstones and souvenir items are the most precious
offerings of Kandy.
Sri Lanka possess a long array of waterfalls all
capable of entertaining the visitors. All types of wateralls can be found in
Sri Lanka, big and small. Sri Lanka has got largest number of waterfalls in