Why visit Srilanka?

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We don’t know how to describe Srilanka…Should we call it a tear shaped island in the Indian Ocean, south of India?Should we call it a cultural hot spot with Buddhist and Hindu cultures co-existing happily? Should we call it a history buff’s dream with ruins galore dating back to the era Before Christ?
Should we call it the die-hard legend seeker’s paradise – after all, it finds mention in ancient texts like the Ramayana where the climax gets played out here and the writings of Ptolemy? Should we call it the surfer and beach-enthusiast’s utopia – after all, some of the world’s best beaches are here?
Should I call it the wildlife-enthusiast’s playground – after all, the country  abound with wildlife and wildlife reserves – elephants to leopards to birds?

It will be simpler to call it all of the above. For this country is a combination of all of this and more. . . It has a rich bounty of nature, wildlife and is blessed with a lovely tropical climate. No wonder that it was inhabited by humans for ages. . . and hence a hoary history and cultural treasures. . .


 The traveller now can look forward to amazing experiences depending on inclination – culture, history, nature or wildlife. . . And the Ramayana legend follower can follow the legendary Lord Rama’s trail through this island rumoured to be the bastion of his rival King Ravana.

 Oh and for topping is the most amazing local food and drink and the most friendly and hospitable of people. . What else can one ask for?


Srilanka Experiences

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Ramayana Trail 7D/6NWalk the trails that Sri RamaSrilanka

Cultural Lanka 7D/6N Historical RuinsSrilanka

Wild Lanka 7D/6N Dolphins, Whales and ElephantsSrilanka

Srilanka – Up close with Nature 7D/6N Mountains, forest and WildlifeSrilanka

Lanka By Sea 8D/7DLanky By The SeaSrilanka

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Best places to visit in Srilanka


What is your calling? If you love mountains then Nuwara Eliya (also known as Little England) and Kandy is a must. Kandy happens to be the cultural capital of Sri Lanka and Nuwara Eliya with its tea gardens and waterfalls make it apt for a quiet vacation.

For the beach bums Bentota, Mirissa, Hikkadua it is.  If you are a history buff, you can’t miss the ruins of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura and old world charm of Galle.  

For those wanting to relive the Ramayana Epic, a combination of Trincomalee, Sigiriya, Dambulla, and Nuwara Eliya will be a good experience.


For wildlife lovers, there a plenty of options in Sri Lanka. Yala National Park, Udalwawe, Bundala Horton Plains and Sinharaja are a few which should not be missed. Besides, whales and dolphins are quite a treat at Mirissa.

Get acquainted with the modern history of Sri Lanka at Colombo.

Did we tell you that “ Save a Prayer”  and “Hungry like the Wolf” is shot in Sri Lanka?


13 experiences not to be missed in Srilanka

  • Whale watching at Mirissa
  • A day out with Elephants at Pinnawale
  • Explore the Ramayana trail across Nuwara Eliya, Trincomalee, Sigriya and Dambulla
  • Indulge in water sports at Hikkaduwa & Bentota
  • Cruise through the Mangrove forest at Bentota
  • Savour the Sri Lankan tea at Nuware Eliya
  • Get a sneak peek into the history & culture of Lanka while exploring the ruins at Polonaruwa
  • Wild life Safari across various national parks
  • Tooth Relic Temple at Kandy
  • For the spirituality seekers or history lovers Jaffna or the city of temples is a must visit
  • Climb the Sigiriya Rock fortress
  • Walk up to the World’s End
  • Or just chill be the lovely beaches

Things to note

In a nutshell, the best time to visit the west and south coasts and hill country is from December to March, while the best weather on the east coast is from April/May to September
We have capsuled experiences in this country for you to take your pick depending on your inclination – culture, history, beach, nature or wildlife… Please take your pick or combine two of the capsules… Or three… Whatever you pick, we will customise it accordingly. Don’t miss out on this modern-day Eden. Come Beyonder and explore this incredible country with us

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What our Srilanka Travellers Say

Rajeev, Indu & ShreyaBeyonder Traveller - Srilanka

A break from work and school for the family is something we always look forward to. Beyonder chalked out an interesting itinerary over 5 days, covering hill stations, monasteries, temples, beaches, and some adventure activities. We were well-taken care from the time we landed in Colombo, until our departure.


Thanks to Beyonder for making our vacation memorable.


Thangam & CoBeyonder Traveller - Srilanka

Thank u for your great Ramayana tour arrangements to Srilanka for such a wonderful pleasant journey to a historical place. The hotel, climate, and tour were wonderful. Once again thank u with your programme i think i may visit another country also in future.

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