Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka is a beach city about two hours south of Colombo. Every year, more tourists come to Hikkaduwa and the industry is thriving. There is plenty to do in Hikkaduwa. Many of these activities are good, but some Hikkaduwa attractions are meh and some outright ugly. Our guide will help you to choose wisely.
Going on a Sri Lanka safari is more than an opportunity to see wild animals, it’s a means to preserve them. During the early 19th century growth and industrialization forced animals to the brink. Now with the rise of National Parks and ecotourism activities, like safaris, native animals have a chance.
As you might guess, a 2000 year old operating temple that is being built up as a tourist attraction in a far off land, like Sri Lanka, might have special considerations for visiting. We compiled our list of ten things you need to know before visiting Dambulla Cave Temples to help you have a great time while visiting.
Polonnaruwa was the royal capital of Sri Lanka from 1070 CE to 1310 CE. These fantastic ruins became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1982, and is a popular cultural attraction in Sri Lanka. Could global climate change experienced during these times explain why was the capital was moved to, then away from Polonnaruwa?
Can the ethical tourism really be used as a force for good in Sri Lanka? Can leisure travel fight issues like poverty and inequality? Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you knew that your vacation dollars really went to help the people you met and weren’t funneled into some corporate structure somewhere?
Ayurveda in Sri Lanka dates back thousands of years. It is an ancient practice of health and wellness that has gained significant attention as tourism explodes in Sri Lanka. With the sudden rise of interest, how do you ensure that you are getting the authentic treatments and not some watered down tourist bait?
Could it be that Sigiriya is actually Alakamandava, the legendary city of the gods from Sri Lankan folklore? I’ll present the clues as I saw them, and let imagination and deduction guide you.
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