A TEARDROP OF TEA

Travel to Sri Lanka: Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya and Galle

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There is very little distance between a monastery on top of a gigantic jungle rock and sumptuous cricket clubs in Sri Lanka, the "teardrop of India". Depart from the French Colombo to discover this emerald-coloured land and home of tea. Keep reading

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1

Colombo

Many old and new cultures for an ever-changing capital

1 Night

Colombo at night
Seema Malaka temple
Jami Ul Alfar mosque
A temple in Colombo
Buddha's statues
Skyscrapers in Colombo

Portuguese, Dutch, and English colonists have passed along its coasts and now it's your turn: Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, welcomes you with its blend of colonial buildings and new skyscrapers, fortresses on the sea and the Gangaramaya Temple.
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Recommended activities

  • City Tour by Tuk-Tuk from Colombo
  • Half day city tour from Colombo
  • Colombo Ayurvedic spa treatment
2

Sigiriya

Climb the legendary "lion rock"

3 Nights

Sigiriya Fortress
Panorama in Sigiriya
Lion's paws
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage

In the midst of the lush jungle of Sri Lanka, an imposing rock formation rises which exudes sacredness and offers insanely panoramic views.
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Kandy

The fog hides sacred relics

1 Night

Kandy lake
Temple of the Tooth
Temple of the Tooth
Buddha statues
The train of Kandy

Founded in the 14th century, central Kandy was the capital of the kingdom of Sri Lanka from 1592, before the British arrived in the early 1800s.
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Recommended activities

  • Half day yoga class and spa in Kandy
  • British Empire Heritage Tour from Kandy
  • Dhambana Tribal Village Tour from Kandy
4

Nuwara Eliya

The "Little England" of Sri Lanka

2 Nights

The railroad
Plantations in Nuwara Eliya
Plantations in Nuwara Eliya
Locals in the tea plantations
Train in Nuwara Eliya

A trip to Sri Lanka must always include this part of Hill Country located at almost 2,000 metres above sea level.
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5

Galle and South Beaches

The perfect combination of beach and culture

4 Nights

Local fishermen
Hikkaduwa beach
A boat on the beach at sunset
Local fishermen with poles
Galle Dutch Fort

130 kilometres south of the capital Colombo, Galle is an extremely interesting seaside resort.
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