Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa (477 – 495 AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion. It is one of the best preserved examples of ancient urban planning. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Sigiriya ,Sri Lanka: King Kasyapa AD) built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful frescoes. On a small plateau about halfway up the side of this rock he built a gateway in the form of an enormous lion.

The cave monastery of Dambulla, a World Heritage site, has five sanctuaries and is the largest, best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Photograph by Massimo Ripani, SIME. The cave monastery of Dambulla, a World Heritage site, has five sanctuaries and is the largest, best preserved cave temple complex in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Trains: Map And Schedule · YAMU

This is a map of the main Sri Lanka train/rail network. If you want the Sri Lanka rail schedule, we've included an image with the main times also.

Train travel in Sri Lanka is both a beautiful and affordable way to see the country, and no trip is more scenic than taking the train from Ella to Kandy. It might even be the world`s most beautiful train trip?

World`s Most Beautiful Train Trip? Sri Lanka Train Travel -NerdNomads

Kandy to Ella- 9 hours on a train and so beautiful I spent the entire time staring out the window! Amazing trip with Archie and only a few pounds!

Sri Lanka in 20 photos. The culture, the Unesco sites, the colonial history and the best beach resorts!

Instead of choosing popular destinations, why not choose from a host of island destinations in Asia? Some of the best islands of Asia are hidden gems waiting to be discovered.

Sri Lanka Itineraries - Grand Tour, Wildlife and Nature Buddhism & Beaches - Great way to pick our route!

Itineraries - Sri Lanka is one of the biggest little countries in the world. The island's modest size means that it's possible to get a good taste of what's on offer in just a couple of weeks, …

Downtown Kandy, Sri Lanka

Kandy is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province. It was the last capital of the ancient kings era of Sri Lanka.

Adam's Peak (Sri Lanka). 'Climbing Adam’s Peak was my most magical experience in Sri Lanka. Among lights glowing in the darkness and the smell of ginger, I relished pilgrims’ chants and encouraging cheerful smiles. Reaching the freezing top of the sacred mountain was a most fulfilling sensation.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/sri-lanka/the-hill-country/adams-peak-sri-pada

'Climbing Adam’s Peak was my most magical experience in Sri Lanka. Among lights glowing in the darkness and the smell of ginger, I relished pilgrims’ chants and encouraging cheerful smiles. Reaching the freezing top of the sacred

#44 Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, Sri Lanka. Established in 1988 to protect Sri Lanka’s turtles from extinction it has since released around 3.5 million baby turtles into the wild. The hatchery buries the eggs in sand, and when they hatch around 50 days later the baby turtles are released into the sea at night. (www.heritancehotels.com)

Established in 1988 to protect Sri Lanka’s turtles from extinction it has since released around million baby turtles into the wild. The hatchery buries the eggs in sand, and when they hatch around 50 days later

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