What have been the highlights of your time in this country? Best trips or experiences?
Sri Lanka is a great place to be a tourist, from beaches to tea plantations to cultural sites, there's something for everyone. It's a great place to learn to surf, see animals, and hike, but be prepared to spend all day in the car to get most places, except the southern beaches. - Apr 2020
The beaches are endless, picturesque. Seeing the monkeys and elephants abound have been wonderful experiences. - Sep 2017
We were able to travel all over the country while there: The national park lodges, if you can book them, are in spectacular locations and very affordable (Yala, Gal Oya and Wilpattu National Parks), a train trip to Kandy, visiting the tea plantations in Nuwara Eliya, Dambulla & SIgirya, a visit out to Mannar, kite surfing and frequent visits to Kalipitiya, north of Trinco and out to Pigeon Island, the history in Jaffna and of course Galle!
Plus you can get fairly cheap flights to India and Bangkok, which enabled us to see Goa, Bangalore, Rajasthan, Delhi, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore and Borneo. - Mar 2017
Beach getaways, regional trips to Maldives. - Sep 2013
Building a house! - Sep 2012
Hiking to the top of Sri Pada (Adam's Peak), visiting the cultural triangle of Anuradhnapura, Sigiriya, and Polonnaruwa. The tea estates upcountry near Kandy are beautiful, and the climate is much cooler. - Dec 2011
Beautiful architecture, lovely hotels, great beaches and lots of culture. - Feb 2010