Tourism in Sri Lanka


With its tropical climate, lush green mountains, palm-fringed beaches, and unique history Sri Lanka offers a myriad of attractions for visitors. It boasts eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, over 1,600km of pristine beaches and 15 national parks. Sri Lanka’s parks offer access to miles of unspoilt wilderness containing an abundant range of wildlife including elephants, crocodiles and leopards.

Remains of ancient civilizations, such as the Sigiriya Rock Fortress and ruins of Anuradhapura, scatter the island giving visitors an insight into the rich history of the country.

Popular activities on offer include elephant safaris, trekking, scuba-diving, bird watching and relaxing ayurvedic medicine treatments.

Tourism organisations in Sri Lanka
Association of Group Tour Agents of Sri Lanka
Chauffer Tourist Guide Lecturers\' Association of Sri Lanka
Eastern Region Transport Board
Ministry of Industries, Tourism & Investment Promotion
National Tourist Guides Lecturers\' Association of Sri Lanka
Southern Region Transport Board
Sri Lanka Tourism Board
Sri Lanka Tourist Police
Sri Lankan Association of Inbound Tour Operators
Travel Agents Association of Sri Lanka