How to plan a perfect Sri Lankan itinerary for your next vacation

Sri Lanka is a gorgeous little island which offers you a plethora of activities to enjoy. Every year, countless numbers of tourists visit the country to witness all that it has on offer. If you are planning to travel in the country, be sure to make a good itinerary. The tips shared in the article below will help you as you make an exciting travel plan to explore the glorious territories of Sri Lanka.

  1. Learn about the weather and climate of the regions you intend to visit

The weather and climatic conditions will directly impact your holiday so be sure to read about it before you make your travel plans. You can research online and get all the information and tips that you need. Especially if you intend to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, trekking and water sports, you will have to pay attention to the weather in the country.

Sri Lanka is considered to be an all year round travel destination. The south west coast, with its popular beaches are most attractive between December and March. The east coast attracts large numbers of tourists during it peak season which happens between April and September. Between the months of February and October the central and northern parts of the country are enjoying the best weather conditions for travel.

Your tour operator in Sri Lanka will be able to guide you about the weather as you make your travel plans.

  1. Find out about the top attractions in the country

You will have many great things to see and do in Sri Lanka so be sure to research well! If you travel to the coastal regions of Sri Lanka, you will get the chance to visit famous beaches like Galle, Unawatuna, Panadura, Waskaduwa and Bentota (southern and western coasts) and Passikudah, Jaffna and Arugam Bay (north and east coasts). There are lots of great water sports to try out in these famous beach locales. You can also witness some spectacular colonial attractions like Galle Fort (Galle) and Fort Frederick (Trincomalee)  in coastal towns in the country.

The central parts of the country are well loved by hikers and campers. Places like Horton Plains National Park, Nuwara Eliya and Kandy are famous attractions in the region.

The Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka is not to be missed if you want to learn about the history of the country. Be sure to visit Sigiriya, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa to admire Sri Lanka’s magnificent ruins.

  1. Pay attention to your budget

Your budget has to be an important consideration when you are making travel plans. Discuss your budget well in advance with your tour operator so a fruitful travel experience can be planned in advance.

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