Why a trip to Sri Lanka?


Nestled in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka enchants with its golden beaches, vibrant culture, and ancient temples. You can explore the ruins of Anuradhapura and admire the architecture of Kandy. Getting lost in spice markets and discovering wildlife in Yala National Park is a unique experience. Taste the local cuisine and be captivated by the kindness of its people. A journey in Sri Lanka is a journey through a land of beauty and surprises. Sri Lanka has a very ancient history and culture, and it’s worth noting that it can also be the gateway to reach the fabulous Maldives islands.

Sri Lanka is a true mosaic, with nine different regions on a relatively small landmass. The western coast, with cities like Colombo and Negombo, is dynamic and modern. The mountainous inland of Kandy and Nuwara Eliya features beautiful hilly landscapes, tea plantations, and a cool climate. The northeastern area is still relatively untouched by tourism but offers pristine beaches and archaeological remains. The south is renowned for its breathtaking beaches, surfing in Mirissa, and the history of Galle. In the inland areas, the central region hosts the historic ruins of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa.

Sri Lanka country card


Surface area: 65 610 km²

Population: almost 22 million inhabitants

Capital city: Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

Language: Sinhala, Tamil

Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

Thanks to its variety, Sri Lanka has a lot to offer to those who choose to visit. Whatever type of traveler you are, Sri Lanka will satisfy you. Dreamy beaches for your relaxation, visits to cities and monuments, exquisite culinary traditions, and a millenary culture where you can seek echoes of ancient local civilizations. As if that weren’t enough, you can combine your trip to Sri Lanka with a stay in the Maldives. However, keep in mind that the Maldives is a strictly Islamic country, and the choice of staying in a resort or a local establishment will significantly change the type of experience you will have. 

Sri Lanka is considered a relatively safe country for travelers. The main tourist areas are generally well-guarded and do not pose particular problems, but it’s important to follow local guidance and respect the laws and customs of the country. As mentioned earlier, this is especially true for the Maldives. For a completely relaxing trip, monitor the political and social situations, consult the travel recommendations of the relevant authorities before planning the trip, and as always, get good travel insurance. Healthcare costs could be high.

Apply to the right local agency in Sri Lanka

In countries as diverse as Sri Lanka, it can sometimes be challenging to plan your itinerary. The attractions and activities are so numerous and varied that you risk wasting precious time. In these cases, relying on reputable local agencies, even though the country may seem easy to travel independently, means optimizing your time to the fullest. Why miss out on a great experience because you’re figuring out how to do another one? Traveling in an organized manner allows you to do both! In Sri Lanka, and in the Maldives, I can connect you with reliable local operators with extensive experience and expertise.

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Pietro Acquistapace

Accompagnatore turistico autorizzato Regione Emilia Romagna

Tesserino numero 76 rilasciato il 01/10/2021 con atto numero 16689 del 14/09/2021