Southern coast town of Galle is well-known for the Galle Fort and Unawatuna beach. The old city was founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century and expanded by the Dutch. Galle has become a popular destination with the southern highway opening and the travel time from Colombo reducing to one hour.
Matara is a busy commercial town in the southern coast. Mathara’s main attractions are the old fort ramparts and Dutch architecture. Polhena beach is a snorkeling paradise and Madiha surf point one of the over looked surf points in the region Is popular with advance surfers
Tangalle also known as Tangalla is a fishing town on the southern coast. It is located 35 KM from Matara. Main experiences in Tangalle is the turtle conservation, Mulkirigala temple and Hiriketiya Beach.
Udawalawa is the entry point to the national park, which is the sixth largest animal sanctuary of Sri Lanka. The park is Known to be the best place to spot Sri Lanka’s most treasured giants, the Sri Lankan Elephant.
Mirissa is the largest fishing port on the south coast and is known for its tuna, mullet, snapper and butterfish The town is popular for white sandy beaches and great bars and restaurants.
The small town is renowned for the stilt fisherman which you can still spot when travelling along the coast. Ahangama is also known for the famous virgin white tea factory.
Yala was designated a wildlife sanctuary in 1900 and was designated a national park in 1938. The most visited park in Sri lanka is the home to wildlife such as leopards, elephants and crocodiles, as well as hundreds of bird species.
Nuwara Eliya
Nuwara Eliya is considered to be the most important location for ceylon tea production. Due to the highland location and chilly weather, British built their holiday bungalows and spent their down time in Nuwara Eliya, hence the town is charmingly referred to as “Little England”.
Pussellawa offers a wide range of fun things to do and see; this region of the upcountry touts a soothing climate perfect for exploring.