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Previously known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka is a relatively compact tear drop shaped island separated from India by the narrow Palk Straits.
An island nation with an ancient cultural heritage that dates back over 2,500 years, Sri Lanka is treasure of ruins of ancient kingdoms and archeological findings. A significant event in the history of Sri Lanka was the introduction of Buddhism in the 3rd century B.C. which then became an integral part of Sinhalese culture and civilization on the island.
Today Sri Lanka is a boiling pot of religions and cultures with entrenched traditions influenced by its past history. The mainstream of the population constitute of Sinhalese but there are larger communities of Tamils, Muslims, Burghers (descendents of the Dutch), and Malays all of whom are an integral part of making this a vibrant society.
A lovely country with an amazing biodiversity and ecological abundance, Sri Lanka is an ideal tourist destination. With ecological prosperity, Sri Lanka has become a favorite destination for naturalists and bird Watchers.
Sri Lanka does not limit itself to naturalists and wild life enthusiasts, but invites you to explore the cool climate of the scenic highlands and the stunning tea terraces. From Sri Lanka tours that provide you with the opportunity to spend time on the tropical coastline where small fishing villages dot the shoreline, to luxury tours that pan Sri Lanka, we at Travel Smart cater to all your needs.
Right from exploring beaches to the modern Colombo City to the Cultural triangle of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya, Travel Smart Sri Lanka Holidays are so diverse in offerings that it caters to your every travel interest. With offerings such as diverse Hill Country attractions, wildlife parks, popular destinations like Kandy, historical treasures, rich cultural history and stunning scenery alike, Sri Lanka rightly remains a must-see destination.