Sri Lanka holidays, an island formerly known as Ceylon is situated in the south-east of India, for centuries seduce all those who decide to travel to this tropical paradise, where they have always been (and still do) a natural beauty as well intact and spirituality so pure to be enchanted. No coincidence that the Western imagination has renamed Sri Lanka under the name "Tahiti of the East".
Trips to Sri Lanka offer a wide range of activities to enjoy, especially aquatic ones: you can swim at many beaches along the southwest coast, Hikkaduwa can go scuba diving, snorkeling and surfing, as well as Unawatuna is a good place for snorkeling and, lastly, the Bentota river you can go sailing, windsurfing and water skiing.
As for the trek, you should get Adam’s Peak or across the strange silent plateau of Horton Plains near Nuwara Eliya, in the southern part, which ends with a cliff 700 meters at World’s End (The End of the World ). The charm of travel in Sri Lanka is also in a multitude of festivals Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim to attend. The Kandy Esala Perahera (July / August) is the most important and most spectacular parade in the country: 10 days of juggling with torches, cracking whips, dances, drums, and elephants adorned with lights like giant birthday cakes.
The festival culminates in the great procession in honor of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy. Second in importance is the Duruthu Perahera (January), held in Colombo and celebrates the Buddha. The culinary delights that will accompany your travels in Sri Lanka are rich in natural ingredients. At mealtimes reign rice and curry (often spicy), usually accompanied by small side dishes of vegetables, meat and fish. There are also Indian curries such as the "thali" vegetarian, "Biriyani" a delicate flavor and "kool", a mixture of boiled vegetables, fried and dried in the sun.
The "hopper" is a snack that can be enjoyed only in Sri Lanka similar to pancakes, are served with egg or honey and yoghurt. In coastal cities you eat good fish and many visitors are content to live off only local tuna, which is also good. There are plenty of tropical fruits, tea is terrific and the beer acceptable. The ideal time to make travel in Sri Lanka are from December to March on the west coast of the south and in the hilly region, while from May to September on the east coast. Between December and March there is also the largest concentration of foreign tourists fleeing from the harsh winter in Europe.