Set in the Indian Ocean in South Asia, the tropical island nation of Sri Lanka has a history dating back to the birth of time. It is a place where the original soul of Buddhism still flourishes and where nature's beauty remains abundant and unspoilt.
The best time to visit the island is from November to April. Rainfall is at its highest between June and September
Cotton clothes are useful at any time of the year but you will need light woollens for the hills and waterproof clothing or an umbrella
Flights arrive at the Bandaranaike International Airport, 35 km north of Colombo, and 6 km of Negombo
Major Festivals are Duruthu (January), Deepavali (Oct/Nov), Poson Festival (June), Vesak Day (May), Avurudu (New Year), Poya Day - full moon of every month.
Beaches in West - Galle, Bentota, Colombo, Negombo
Beaches in East - Passikudah, Trincomalee, Arugam Bay, Batticaloa
Beaches in South - Galle, Weligima, Mirissa, Tangalle, Yala