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Sri Lanka holiday tours best selection ?Sri Lank safaris and vacation tours … a fabulous travel location that we will focus in this article. Udawalawe National Park: has fewer leopards, it’s a fact. The population is around 10-12, so the chances of spotting them are quite rare. We were extremely lucky to be able to watch two cute young leopards playing with their mother for about 45 minutes at Udawalawe National Park. It was just us and them, and no other jeeps! We were told this particular family of leopards at Udawalawe had grown used to the jeeps so were not shy to make an appearance for us. However, this experience is probably more the exception than the rule. Nonetheless, there is so much wildlife to see at Udawalawe, that we would have found the experience amazing even without spotting the leopards.
Towering up in the central highlands, Horton Plains is the highest plateau on the island. The cloud forests here are rich in endemic plants and animals that have adapted to the cooler climes (temperatures can fall below freezing at night). Birds such as the Sri Lankan whistling thrush and Sri Lankan bush warbler are best seen here. The dwarf lizard, found only in the montane zone, has evolved the ability to give birth to live young in order to avoid the problems of laying in such egg-chilling temperatures.
The Kandy Esala Perahera is the oldest and grandest Buddhist festival in Sri Lanka, also known as The Festival of the Tooth and the festival held honer of Relic of the tooth of the Lord Buddha. Book Kandy Esala Perahera Seats online to view the grandest festival in south Asia. Perehera will start on 25th Aug 2020, Final Randoli procession will be held on 03rd Aug. The world-famous Kandy Esala Perahera is held to honor the sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha and the four Guardian gods Vishnu, Kataragama, Natha, and Goddess Pattini. The pageant is held in Esala full moon day which appears between July and August. And final dates will be decided by the Diyawadana Nilame aka chief lay head or trustee of the Dalada Maligawa. The tentative date for the year 2020 will be 25th July to 04th August 2020. Discover extra details Kandy Esala Perahera Seats.
One of Sri Lanka’s seven World Heritage Sites, this rock-top fortress dates back to the 5th century AD. The atmosphere is more spiritual than militant: in its time it has acted as a royal palace and Buddhist monastery. The site is also regarded as one of the most important urban planning projects of the first millennium, and is home to some of the oldest landscaped gardens in the world. Look out too for the mirror wall, a masonry wall that was so well-polished that the king could see his reflection in it.
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, the Kataragama Festival takes place every year in July or August and is dedicated to one of the Hindu gods. It takes place over a two-week period and people from all over the world come to join in. The festival is jam-packed with parades of elephants and colorfully dressed performers. There are countless traditional dances that take place; with musicians, acrobats, and fire-breathers feeding into the festival’s contagious energy. There are few places in the world where elephant sightings are so frequent. However, elephants are not the only animals to see within Udawalawe National Park; peacocks, jackals, water buffalo, crocodiles, monkeys and deer also roam the area. Safaris are most popular in the early morning hours when animals are at their most active. The biodiversity of the park can be attributed to its varied landscape; it is flanked by mountain ranges to the north with wetlands and rivers hugging the grasslands and forests at the base of the mountains.