Sri Lanka is a culturally rich and environmentally diverse country, with nine World Heritage Sites (the oldest dating back to the 3rd Century BC); a colourful array of flora and fauna in 14 National Parks, and an Indian Ocean coastline boasting palm-fringed, sandy tropical beaches.
On this tour you will have the option to visit some of the island's most famous sights including Sigiriya Rock Fortress
(hailed as the "8th wonder of the world") the beautiful city of Kandy
with its lush, green mountain scenery
and impressive temples, and Minneriya National Park
- famed for its abundant wildlife.
You will end your stay at one of Sri Lanka's most popular beach resorts - Beruwala is famed for its 'Golden Mile' of beautiful sandy beach.
Similar to neighbouring Bentota, the warm waters and year round sunshine
, along with opportunity to explore the wildlife and scenery of Sri Lanka, draw thousands of tourists each year.
Beruwala has also become a well-respected centre for Ayurvedic therapy
- most of the large hotels offers treatments and there are also a large number of specialist practitioners in the area.
If you want to explore away from the luxurious 5* resorts,
head to the Kachimalai Mosque in Beruwala Town - an impressive ancient monument built by the first Muslim settlers in the eighth century.