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Your guide to the best sights, attractions, festivals and events throughout Sri Lanka

Charming NegomboCharming Negombo

Charming Negombo

There are plenty of places to visit in the town from historical to ararchaeological sites to beaches and more. An hour's drive is all what matters to discover...

9 wonderful things to do in Colombo

9 wonderful things to do in Colombo

If you are ever in the island, a visit to Colombo is a must. With an ever changing skyline, cosmopolitan dining scene, art galleries, and an extensive shopping...

Resplendent Duruthu Perahera

Resplendent Duruthu Perahera

Every January, the streets of Kelaniya resound with the cracking of whips, rhythmic sounds of traditional Sri Lankan drumming and the reverent cries of sadhu,...

The Bliss of Bandarawela

The Bliss of Bandarawela

Locked amidst picturesque mountain views, Bandarawela is an enchanting town in the Badulla District. The beauty of nature flourishes here, and this...

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Major festivals in Sri Lanka

Festivals

Festivals

January marks many significant festivals including the Feast of St Sebastian’s Cathedral, Mannar, Thai Pongal, Duruthu Maha Perahera and Pilgrimage to Sri Pada.

Resplendent Duruthu Perahera

Resplendent Duruthu Perahera

Every January, the streets of Kelaniya resound with the cracking of whips, rhythmic sounds of traditional Sri Lankan drumming and the reverent cries of sadhu,...

Thai Pongal 'The Festival of Harvest'

Thai Pongal 'The Festival of Harvest'

Celebrated by millions of Hindus across the world, Thai Pongal reinforces the custom of thanksgiving to the sun god. ON the festival day, even before...

What to do in Sri Lanka

Today

Today

Feeling spontaneous? The best things to do today are listed out here.

Tomorrow

Tomorrow

Check out the best of tomorrow, ideal for some last minute planning

This weekend

This weekend

Here’s whats up during the weekend

Next seven days

Next seven days

A guide to live it up the coming week featuring festivals, food, music, exhibitions and all kinds of entertainment

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Tongue-tingling Sri Lanka

Tongue-tingling Sri Lanka

The island in the sun is blessed with a bounty of ingredients. Fresh and nutritious, these culinary gems are transformed into scrumptious dishes with...

Tongue-tingling Sri Lanka

Tongue-tingling Sri Lanka

The island in the sun is blessed with a bounty of ingredients. Fresh and nutritious, these culinary gems are transformed into scrumptious dishes with...

Sports

Sports

Cheer on your favourite sports personalities as the games move forward.

Sports

Sports

Cheer on your favourite sports personalities as the games move forward.

Minneriya Gathering

Minneriya Gathering

The Minneriya National Park has at its heart the ancient Minneriya reservoir, built by King Mahasen. As the dry season begins to wither the green land of the...

Places to visit in the east

Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!

Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!

Sun, sands and whopping waves, the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka is in its element. Whether you are a beginner or pro, enthusiast or first-timer, grab a surf...

Arugambay at Night

Arugambay at Night

After a day of sunbathing, surfing and exploring, the cooling night provides the ideal atmosphere to enjoy the many cuisines and snacks available. If you...

Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!

Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!

Sun, sands and whopping waves, the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka is in its element. Whether you are a beginner or pro, enthusiast or first-timer, grab a surf...

Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!

Have a wave of a time in Arugambay!

Sun, sands and whopping waves, the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka is in its element. Whether you are a beginner or pro, enthusiast or first-timer, grab a surf...

Arugambay at Night

Arugambay at Night

After a day of sunbathing, surfing and exploring, the cooling night provides the ideal atmosphere to enjoy the many cuisines and snacks available. If you...

Pigeon Island National Park

Pigeon Island National Park

The island just one kilometre and a few minutes by boat, from Nilaveli Coast, Trincomalee is in itself a unique destination. Lush greenery and white sandy...

Kumana National Park

Kumana National Park

Kumana is well known for its wildlife and more so for its migratory and indigenous bird population. Sightings of changeable hawk eagles, painted and rare black...

Panama

Panama

A little distance away from the South of Arugam Bay, you will come to an endearing little village called Panama. Unspoilt and remote, Panama is host to a...