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SRI LANKA

Renowned as one of the world's top island destinations, Sri Lanka, situated off the the south west coast of India, is a popular destination for travellers looking for a unique combination of culture, adventure, breathtaking landscapes and more. Visit Sigiriya, an ancient rock fortress and archaeological wonder that features colourful frescoes and imposing sculptures, stop at the Matale Spice Garden, home to exotic plant species and spice trees and explore the sacred tooth relic, a royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy and more.

Explore old Colombo town with your Local Expert by Tuk-Tuk, enjoy a safari in search of Sri Lanka's "Big Four"—leopards, elephants, sloth bears and deer, and join an excursion to the Horton Plains for a hike to World's End, where a stunning escarpment plunges 880 metres down to the jungle floor.

With Insight Vacations, you'll gain access to exclusive experiences including: • Visit Rahju's Contemporary Art Gallery and enjoy a private viewing of his magnificent paintings and discuss his unique perspectives on life over a cup of tea. • Explore Colombo with a photographer and and wildlife enthusiast • Meet a practising Buddhist and embark on a guided walking tour through Ritigala's jungle-enveloped paths.

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Classical Sri Lanka (Summer 2020)

10 days

Welcome to Sri Lanka. A verdant utopia for travellers looking for golden beaches, history, culture and delicious regional bites, you’ll be met with an array of exciting Insight Experiences. From taking a walking tour through the backstreets of Colombo with a Local Expert, to visiting Rahju’s Contemporary Art Gallery and a tea plantation, enjoy travelling with a group of like-minded individuals and a knowledgeable Travel Director, who will be on hand to guide you throughout your trip.

Travel Tips

When to go: Sri Lanka is a year round vacation destination thanks to its proximity to the equator. Temperatures average 27°C throughout the year. Because of its alternating rainy seasons, the best time to visit the west and south coasts of the country is from December to March, while the best time to visit the east coast is from April to September.

SPRING

JAN - MAR

overcast

29 °C

Avg Temp.

SUMMER

APR - AUG

sun

28 °C

Avg Temp.

AUTUMN

SEP - OCT

rain

28 °C

Avg Temp.

WINTER

OCT - DEC

snow

28°C

Avg Temp.

Time Difference

London GMT +5.5

Currency

Rupee (LKR)

Language

Sinhala, Tamil

Population

21.7 million

Capital City

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Electricity

230V and standard frequency of 50Hz.
Type D power plug.

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