Sri Lanka map
To find out more about Sri Lanka and to help plan your route, please view the map below:
Colombo is the commercial capital of Colombo and is a city of opposites but with plenty of attractions. To some, a quaint, but busy town with rich architecture and active nightlife and to others one of the greenest cities in South East Asia. Colombo is a lively center of many cultural and economic crossroads and is located on the west coast of Sri Lanka.
Negombo is a bustling little beach town, with a constant festival-like atmosphere, an active night-life and a great variety of restaurants. Several expatriates and retirees call Negombo home, and each weekend they anticipate a great influx of visitors from the nearby city of Colombo.
Galle, over 119km from Colombo is on the Southwestern tip of this island, and is a fort-town, originally a stronghold of the former Dutch rulers of Sri Lanka. The most popular feature of this town, aside from its rich pool of artisans, painters, craftsmen and the annual Galle Literary festival is the pentagonal fortress enclosure built by the Dutch in the 17th century. Nearby beaches of Unawatuna and Hikkaduwa are popular tourist destinations.
Arugambay is fast becoming a major surfing destination, beautiful long beaches and dramatic waves for the surf-lover.
Kandy is known as the last capital of the ancient kingdom and is a small town nestled in the midst of a number of hills and hillocks in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. Kandy's significance as the seat of Buddhist heritage is emphasized by the Sri Dalada Maligawa or Temple of the Tooth Relic which is said to house a tooth of the Lord Buddha.
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Sri Lanka's "Little England" is a little hill-town 6,000 ft. above sea level surrounded by stunning slopes set in acres of beautiful. The town itself is famous for its golf courses, tea plantations and a cool colonial atmosphere.
Jaffna is the capital city of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka and was a major historic seat of cultural importance during the historic Jaffna kingdom. The Jaffna peninsula is famed for its rich, tropical lagoons as well as miles of white, sandy beaches.