With its contrasting landscapes, distinct culture and wildlife-rich jungles, this island truly packs a punch.
In a single trip, you can observe elephants, wander through lush tea estates, discover ancient ruins, take a refreshing dip in the Indian Ocean and finish each day with a Sri Lankan feast. Few places in the world can offer such a remarkable combination of beaches, culture and natural beauty.
The best time of year to visit Sri Lanka depends on where you wish to travel to as there are wide variations in climate depending on the time of year. Generally, a good time to visit the west and south coasts as well as the Cultural Triangle (see our interactive itinerary below) is between December and March.
Use TripMapper to plan your trip and for keeping an eye on your trip budget. If you are in need of a little inspiration to get you started click 'Customise' to use our interactive Sri Lanka whistle-stop tour itinerary which you can customise to make your own.
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