January High Five 2019

Our pick of the most amazing things to do this month!

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By Swetha |
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As the New Year dawns, Sri Lanka is brimming with excitement and fresh beginnings, and the opportunity to discover its beautiful destinations. The annual Duruthu Perahera in Kelaniya emanates spirituality and is ideal to appreciate the cultural and traditional heritage of the country. Throughout the island nation, there is a lively atmosphere as January brings with it many festivities to usher in the year 2019. We wish you a Happy New Year!

Witness the grandeur of the Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera
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Witness the grandeur of the Kelaniya Duruthu Perahera

The Maha Perahera of the Kelaniya Temple is a majestic event that inspires awe and reverence. Look on as the procession journeys through the streets of Kelaniya.

Whale watching

Watch the marine giants in action

Head to Mirissa to enjoy whale watching. The massive whales are elegant and agile as they swim in the ocean

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Horton Plains
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Witness the beauty of Horton Plains

Rich in biodiversity, Horton Plains is a lovely destination in the hill country. Immerse in the wonders of the landscape.

Enjoy the golden sandy beach- es in the south
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Enjoy the golden sandy beaches in the south

For a wonderful tropical holiday, head to the south coast, where the beaches are perfect for sunbathing, relaxing or swimming. The waves are perfect for surfing or hop onto a boat to enjoy a ride.

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Cricket at the bars and pubs

Cheer for the Lions as Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand is screened at the pubs and cafés

Join the cricket fans and cheer on the two teams. The cricket screenings at the pubs and cafés in Colombo are a fantatstic way to immerse in the spirit of sportsmanship.

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