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India's Teardrop

Shaped like a teardrop and located just below the southern tip of India, lush Sri Lanka boasts some of the greatest biodiversity in the world. Unless you time your Sri Lanka holiday for monsoon season, you can expect bright blue skies and plenty of sunshine, perfect for exploring tropical forests, historic temples, colonial forts, and many other buildings dating back to Dutch rule. Popular things to do in Sri Lanka include swimming, sailing, and surfing, though a growing number of visitors come here just to eat their way around the country. Greatly influenced by nearby India, the national cuisine also features many elements of European cooking--a result of the Dutch and Portuguese colonial years. Of course, a trip to Sri Lanka would not be complete without a cup of its world-famous Ceylon tea. Plan your trip to Sri Lanka and other Sri Lanka destinations using our handy Sri Lanka trip planner.
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Places to visit in Sri Lanka

Kandy Best for: Historic Sites, Nature, Nightlife Sigiriya Best for: Nature, Museums, Shopping Colombo Best for: Historic Sites, Shopping, Parks Ella Best for: Nature, Spas, Parks Dambulla Best for: Nature, Historic Sites, Parks

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