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A Delightful Tour to Sri Lanka:
Must-Visit Destinations!

Ah, Sri Lanka! A gem of an island nation nestled in the heart of the Indian Ocean. A tour to Sri Lanka is akin to stepping into a world where time slows down, allowing you to savour every moment. Can you imagine yourself sipping a cup of the world’s finest tea while gazing upon a breathtaking sunset? Or perhaps, wandering through ancient ruins, each stone whispering tales of old? With Sesatha Travel, your dream holiday in Sri Lanka is just around the corner!

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Why Choose Sri Lanka?

Let me spin you a yarn, mate. Imagine, for a moment, a land where every turn presents a postcard-worthy view. A place where the waves playfully tease the shores, and ancient cities hold secrets of bygone eras. Sri Lanka is not just a destination; it’s an experience, a love story between man and nature. With its diverse landscapes, rich history, and warm-hearted locals, it’s no wonder that many consider a tour to Sri Lanka as the holiday of a lifetime.

Ever dreamt of lazing on a sun-kissed beach with the azure waters stretching as far as the eye can see? Sri Lanka’s coastline is dotted with pristine beaches. From the surfing haven of Arugam Bay to the tranquil shores of Mirissa, there’s a slice of paradise waiting just for you. And the best part? Most of these beaches are yet untouched by the hustle and bustle of mass tourism. Pure bliss!

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Tea Gardens of Nuwara Eliya

High up in the misty hills of Sri Lanka lies Nuwara Eliya, often dubbed as ‘Little England’. Here, the air is crisp, and the rolling terrains are blanketed with lush tea gardens. Fancy a stroll? These tea plantations offer a serene escape from the world below. And, if you’re a tea lover, there’s no better place to enjoy a freshly brewed cup than right where it’s produced.

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Tea picker at a plantation in sri lanka

Cultural Richness of Anuradhapura

Stepping into Anuradhapura is like travelling back in time. As one of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, this city is home to well-preserved ruins dating back more than 2,000 years. Marvel at the giant stupas, intricate stone carvings, and ancient temples that stand as a testament to the island’s rich cultural heritage.

Jetavaranama dagoba stupa anuradhapura sri lanka
Jetavaranama dagoba stupa in anuradhapura sri lanka

Wildlife Adventures

From playful elephants to elusive leopards, Sri Lanka is a wildlife enthusiast’s dream come true. National parks like Yala and Wilpattu offer thrilling safaris, giving you a front-row seat to nature’s spectacle. And for birdwatchers, the island is a veritable paradise with hundreds of native species flitting about.

Culinary Delights

If there’s one thing Aussies love, it’s good grub. And Sri Lanka doesn’t disappoint! From spicy curries to sweet treats, the island’s cuisine is a tantalising blend of flavours. Don’t forget to try the iconic ‘hoppers’ and ‘kottu’, and wash it all down with a glass of refreshing ‘king coconut’ juice.

Spiritual Retreats

Seeking inner peace? Sri Lanka’s myriad temples, churches, and monasteries offer solace to the soul. Whether you’re watching the sunrise atop Adam’s Peak or meditating in a quiet temple, the spiritual vibe of the island is palpable.

Shopping Spots

No holiday is complete without a bit of shopping, right? From vibrant markets to chic boutiques, Sri Lanka has it all. Whether you’re on the hunt for handcrafted souvenirs, exquisite gemstones, or traditional textiles, you’re in for a treat.

Festivals and Traditions

Sri Lanka is a melting pot of cultures, and its festivals reflect its rich tapestry of traditions. From the colourful Vesak celebrations to the thrilling Perahera procession, there’s always something happening on the island.
Esala Perahera
Esala Perahera in Kandy Sri Lanka

Tips for Travelers on a Tour to Sri Lanka

Alright, let's wrap this up with a few handy tips for those itching to embark on a tour to Sri Lanka.

  • Always carry a bottle of water.
  • Dress modestly when visiting religious sites.
  • Tipping is appreciated, but not mandatory.
  • Embrace the local customs and traditions.
  • When in Rome, do as the Romans do… or in this case, as the Sri Lankans do!
So, ready to pack your bags and set off on a magical tour to Sri Lanka? With its unparalleled beauty and charm, this island promises memories that will last a lifetime. And with Sesatha Travel by your side, you’re sure to have a seamless and unforgettable journey. Cheers to new adventures!


The ideal time to visit depends on the region. Generally, December to March is perfect for the west and south coasts, while April to September is great for the east coast.
Yes, most tourists need an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) which can be obtained online.
The official currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR).
Absolutely! Sri Lanka is generally safe for tourists. However, as with any destination, it’s wise to take standard precautions.
While an Australian license is not directly accepted, you can obtain an International Driving Permit (IDP) before your trip.

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