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Slide 2 You may give various reasons why you chose a certain country as your holiday destination. Not many places can fulfill all your desires, but there is one country which can boast to offer you many. It is a tear shaped small island, yet a tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean called A world of colorful experience waiting to be unwailed Press mouse button to continue Slide 3 Slide 4 A Tourists Paradise: Scenery, Adventure, Wild life, Sun and Fun, Historical interests, World Class Hotels, Best Cuisine, Folk dance, Art & Craft and a different culture yet smiling people: A land which can cater to all your needs. Slide 5 Wood dwellings build over tranquil lake in the secluded woodlands. Away from the hustle bustle of the cities, surroundings at its calmest behavior, nature reserves provide the craved desire for relaxation and peace. Slide 6 A nation with a 2500 years well chronicled history, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Seegiriya provide ample evidence of a proud past, and the marvels of ancient engineering. Slide 7 Most visitors would like to see Elephants in their wild habitat. But may not forget the sights of Peacocks, leopards, boars, monkeys, dear, crocodiles and a variety of beautiful birds. Slide 8 Slide 9 Some called it the Granary Isle. Ancient kings built hundreds of lakes as water reservoirs contemplating self-sufficiency in Agriculture. Take a walk on the bank of a lake in an evening, it will be a different and colorful experience altogether Slide 10 Or relax on a bench nearby or sit down under a shade of tree and feel that cool winds which refresh you body and the serenity that enlivens your spirit. Slide 11 If you visit during May-August, dont forget the Rose Garden at Haggala Botanical garden where the rarest Roses are grown. From there, Its only a 20 minute drive to Nuwara Eliya Gardens, the most alluring where flowers blooms in thousands. If your desire to see very old trees in one place or various plants planted by world renown dignitaries, then Peradeniya garden, the biggest in Sri Lanka, is the place. Slide 12 Go out of the way, enter into the mystic world of forest, little fauna, huge flora, flowing crystal clear water and beams of lights, the mind will fill with nothing but admiration. Reverence for nature would be a novel idea that would slowly springs up in your mind. Evergreen land with rain forests Slide 13 Breath taking views, misty mountains, cloudy skies and the height will call the desire for transcendent experience. Through the slowly disappearing mist, you would find a panoramic view that would simply hypnotize you. A land of luxuriant vegetation Slide 14 Garnered with unique surroundings, the silky white flowing beauties, will provide magnificent views. Hear the musical flow of water - Concentrate on the sight and sound, the natural healing process will begin. Paradise isle with numerous Water Falls Slide 15 Hiking about the hills Bio diversity: Its the land where cool, cold and warm temperatures can be reached within few hours. Unlike Europe which may be limited to a hundred of trees and plants, here you may find thousands of varieties, of which specific plants being adapted to specific climatic conditions. Visit Botanical gardens at Peradeniya/Haggala/Nuwara Eliya & Gampaha or get into the Sinharaja Rainforest. Slide 16 Naturally painted landscapes Numerous Fountains welling up from the mountains and streams that wet the low lands providing energy to the lush growth of flora, it is all evident from the heights. Slide 17 Related to a proud History Ruins of Palaces, temples, bathing ponds built in stones, structures and sculptures are true reminiscence of past glory. Slide 18 A land of magnificent Sunsets Arthur C. Clarke describes Sri Lanka as the best place from which to view the universe. Lonely Planet calls the island a universe in itself. Slide 19 A continental Transit Painted Strokes and Egrets Minneriya National Park. The land is is not only a habitat to a hundreds of local species, but a favorite rest for the birds on continental flights. Slide 20 Landscapes with unsurpassed beauty Slide 21 Knuckles Forest Reserve. Slide 22 Knuckles Forest Reserve Lush green vegetations, pristine waters and varieties of stream water habitats will enliven the hearts and souls who watch them. Never ending, communication between birds which come in various colors and sizes would make you want to be among them. Slide 23 Pearl of the Indian Ocean Golden sands, ever blue sea, east or west the isle provides ample rest. Negombo, Hikkaduwa (Coral Gardens), Bentota and Unawatuna are the most famous tourist beach resorts. If you need the experience in isolation find hundred of remote places along the coastline with tourist facilities. Slide 24 Trincomalee is one of the biggest natural harbors in the world. Located in the North East, destined to be a tourist hotspot after long years of isolation. Sun and Fun unlimited Slide 25 Eco friendly hotels Concept realized here A magical experience, tailor made to fulfill your desires and a world of memories: Sri Lanka, the Pearl of Indian Ocean awaiting you. Slide 26 BEST WILDLIFE SPOTS Uda Walawe Grass Land, thorn scrub, elephant, deer, buffalo, boar Wilpattu Jungle, Scrub, Saltgrass, elephant, leopard, bear, deer, crocodiles Bundala Lagoon, birds, elephant, flamingo Gal Oya _ Grassland, evergreen forest, deer, elephant, bear, leopard, buffalo Kumana Bird sanctuary Sinharaja Rainforest, langur, bird Minneriya Reservoir, grassland, evergreen forest, elephant Kaudulla Tank, forest, elephant, bird Horton Plains Grassland, forest, bear, monkey, sambar, horned lizards Yala Grassland, jungle, lagoon, mangrove, swamp, elephant, bear, leopard, buffalo, eagle, flamingo, corocodile ANCIENT KINGDOMS DO NOT MISS Ruins of palaces, temples and pleasure gardens of Anuradhapura Rock temples, caves and painted murals at Dambulla Tantric carvings, Palaces at Polonnaruwa and Nalanda Mysterious ruins at Ritigala The Frescoes, mirror walls and lion paws at Sigiriya rock fortress Historical References to the land: Ramayana, Arabian Nights and some would argue in the book of Genesis are given references to Sri Lanka Slide 27 If you want to see wild life: 100 plus National Parks including; Yala, Wilpatthu, Minneriya, Udawalawe, Gal Oya and Elephant Orphanage at Kegalla the best. If you are looking for Sun and Fun: Negombo, Galle, Aluthgama, Bentota, Hikkaduwa are specialties. Marine life: Coral Gardens at Hikkaduwa Waterfalls, Rivers, Flowers and Scenary: Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Bandarawela Historical Interests: Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Seegirya Old Rock paintings and Arts: Seegiriya, Dambulla, Varana Bird Sanctuary: Kumana, Bundala, Kumana If your specialty is sight scenery: All the country is open to you. Rainforest: Sinharaja Colonial ambience: Negombo, Galle, Colombo, Nuwara Eliya Surfing, Scuba diving & Deep Sea fishing: Galle, Mirissa Ayruvedic Treatment: Negombo Golf: Kandy, Nuwara Eliya Mountain Forest Sanctuary: Knuckles Mountain range Sailing: Weligama, Kalutara Slide 28 OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST Turtle Hatchery Bentota, Kosgoda Water Rafting Kitulgala Tea Gardens Nuwara Eliya Boat Riding Balapitiya Elephant Orphanage Kegalle Spice Garden Kegalle Gem Pits Rathnapura Adams Peak Hatton Temple of the Tooth Kandy Lake views Anuradhapura TOP ATTRACTIONS NEAR BEACHES The Caribbean vibe of Hikkaduwas cafes, bars, surf and crazy parities Unawatunas secluded bay, still waters and magical sunsets Negombos churches, golden sands and seafood restaurants Kosgoda: Marine conservation sites Dutch Fort at Galle Ambalangodas craft shops The white sands and untouched tranquility of Mirissa, Tangalle and Weligama The East, a whole coast line yet to open again. Prepared by: K.M.A. Perera Saudi Arabian Glass Co, Ltd. Jeddah Saudi Arabia Welcome to the Land like no other