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Leopard, Yala National Park

Places to visit in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka may look like a small island but, from the west-coast golden-sand beaches of Negombo through the rolling hills of Nuwara Eliya to the plains leading to Jaffna in the north, there’s a lot to see. You can explore the history of Sri Lanka in the ancient Singhalese kingdoms of the Cultural Triangle and the Dutch-colonial fortress of Galle. National parks are spread across the country, including Uda Walawe with its roaming herds of elephants.

Using their first-hand knowledge, our Sri Lanka specialists can help you choose the best places to visit, to create a tailor-made itinerary that reflects your interests.

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Popular places to visit in Sri Lanka

Featuring heavily on our itinerary ideas for visiting Sri Lanka, these places are destinations that we know prove consistently popular with our travellers. How you choose to include them in your trip can be tailored into a route that best suits your preferences.

Map of places to visit in Sri Lanka

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