The beautiful Indian Ocean island of Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon, has a wealth of attractions for the visitor - fabulous ancient cities, extravagant tropical vegetation, delightful hill stations, glorious white-sand beaches and a charming friendly people steeped in the Buddhist faith. Apart from hundreds of miles of the world's most beautiful palm-fringed beaches, Sri Lanka boasts no fewer than seven World Heritage Sites listed by Unesco, ranging from sacred cities, palaces and cliff-top citadels to colonial strongholds, spanning close to 3,000 years of history.
Colombo City Tour
Pass through Colombo Fort, Harbour area, St. Anthony’s Clock Tower, St. Anthony’s Church Sri Ponnambalawaneswar Kovil, St. Lucia’s Cathedral Wolfendal Church, Central Bus Stand, Fort Railway Station, Lake House Complex, Old Parliament, Air Force grounds, Ministry of Tourism, Temple Trees, Gangaramaya Seema Malakaya, Pass through National Library, Vihara Mahadevi Park
Playing a round of Golf in Paradise
Victoria Measuring 6877 yards at its full Championship length, Victoria's Par 73 layout has four Par 5 holes of which three are over 500 yards long. The course is nestled in the hills bordering the Victoria reservoir. The cool hill country climate will enable you to enjoy a full day of Golf.
The Royal Colombo Golf Club is an Oasis in the city of Colombo surrounded by residential areas and business establishments. The Club provides its members with a facility that is beaming with historic golf memorabilia and a course that spans 96 acres. The scenic fairways, natural habitats of some rare species of fauna and flora and heart warming smiles are just some of the highlights.
Fly above the waves: You will fly above waves of the southern coast up to Kalutara, and return back tracking inland with magnificent views of Kalu Ganga and Bolgoda Lake
Sunset flight to Adams Peak. Flying at an altitude of 7000ft, you will literally see the whole of Sri Lanka beneath you. Adam’s peak is the sacred mountain on which the Buddhist believe that Bhudda set his footprint when he visited Sri Lanka for the third time. Muslim’s refer to it as Adam’s peak because they believe that when Adam was driven out of paradise, he alighted on this peak. The Hindus, claim it to be the foot print of lord Siva.
The island of Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean, to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. It is separated from the Indian Subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait.
The climate of Sri Lanka can be described as tropical and warm. Its position between 5 and 10 north latitude endows the country with a warm climate moderated by ocean winds and considerable moisture. The mean temperature ranges from about 16 °C (61 °F) in the Central high lands, where frost may occur for several days in the winter, to a maximum of approximately 33 °C (91 °F) in other low-altitude areas. The average yearly temperature ranges from 28 °C (82 °F) to nearly 31 °C (88 °F).
|Flying Time||Flying time from Muscat : 5 hrs|
|Time Difference||GMT +5 hrs 30 mins|
|Visa||Electronic Travel Authorisation will be compulsory from 1.1.2012 at www.eta.gov.lk|