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The Pearl Island... Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

A presentation I created in college..if u are travelling to Sri Lanka, it should be of help... (Based on personal experience of a few years there)... Cheers

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The Pearl Island... Sri Lanka (Ceylon)

  1. 1. SRI LANKA
  2. 2.  Colombo  Anuradhapura  Sigiriya  Kandy  Sinharaja Rainforest  Hikkadua  Bentota  Beruwela  Nuwara Elliya
  3. 3.  New Delhi  Colombo  New Delhi New Delhi Colombo
  4. 4.  Tropical Climate (August-January)
  5. 5.  5 Star Hotels  Galadari Hotel  Hilton Hotel  Taj Samudra • 4 Star hotels  Mt. Lavinia  3 Star Hotels  Hotel Renuka
  6. 6.  Colombo Designated as the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, as the administrative capital
  7. 7.  Anuradhapura One of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, famous for its well-preserved ruins of ancient Lankan civilization. Sacred to the Buddhist world, is today surrounded by monasteries covering an area of over 40 km². Also significant in Hindu legend as the fabled capital of the Asura King Ravana in the Ramayana.
  8. 8.  Sigiriya Sigiriya (Lion's rock) is an ancient rock fortress and castle/palace ruin Popular tourist destination, also known for its ancient paintings (frescos), very similar to those in the Ajanta Caves of India. The Sigiraya was built during the reign of King Kassapa I (AD 477 – 495), and it is one of the seven World Heritage Sites of Sri Lanka.
  9. 9.  Kandy ; Quiet Hill Station (July – August) Capital of the Central Province Kandy Esala Perahera; 10 Day Procession with decorated elephants and dancers to seek blessings for good harvest Houses the Sacred Temple of Tooth; draws huge no. of tourists. Botanical Garden.
  10. 10.  Sinharaja Rainforest Is a national park. It is of international significance was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1978 and a World Heritage Site in 1988.
  11. 11.  Bentota The town is a popular tourist attraction. Bentota hosts a handful of world proclaimed hotels Famous for Toddy, an alcoholic beverage made out of coconut nectar.
  12. 12.  Adam's Peak A 7,359 ft tall conical mountain located in central Sri Lanka. It is well-known for the Sri Pada "sacred footprint", a 1.8 m rock formation near the summit, in Buddhist tradition held to be the footprint of Buddha, in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Muslim tradition that of Adam.
  13. 13.  Rice  Sea Food  Spicy Curries; mostly Coconut based  String Hoppers  Kuttu Roti
  14. 14.  Tea  Gems, Precious Stones  Apparels  Spices  Porcelain Crockery
  15. 15.  Use the islands’ small size can be used to its advantage, for quicker tours.  Beautiful beaches, countryside, peaceful life.  Excellent option for budget honeymoon travelers.  Use its proximity to India to pull Tourists.  Collaborate with Indian tour operators in designing tours of Buddhists circuit.