Sri Lanka is a gorgeous mélange of golden sandy beaches, warm tropical climate, azure blue waters, and lush greenery all around. Popularly known as ‘One of the Most Scenic Countries in the World’, this island country is in South Asia is perched atop the Indian Ocean, positioned to the southeast of the Arabian Sea and the southwest of the Bay of Bengal, and separated from peninsular India by the Palk Strait.
It is a densely populated country with a majority of its population dependent on agriculture for their livelihood. A wide-ranging physical environment with remnants of history makes Sri Lanka one of the world’s most scenic countries. The list of must-visit places like Kandy for the “Tooth relic”, Galle-the fortified old city on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka which was founded by Portuguese colonists in the 16th century, Trincomalee, Hikkaduwa, Unawatuna, Beruwala for its beautiful beaches, Nuwara Eliya renowned for its tea plantations- the list is endless and they will all leave you enthralled.
This country is also the home of many ethnic groups, each carrying a distinct and different heritage established in varied cultural landscapes.