AYURVEDA AND WELLNESS

AYURVEDA AND WELLNESS

Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest approaches to medicine, where all healing elements are taken from nature. Ayurveda has been used for more than 5000 years in India & Sri Lanka. Still today, in Sri Lanka approximately 60% of the population are still used to seek Ayurvedic treatments. This natural approach to healing has been proven and tested over thousands of years and is completely chemical free.
The word “Ayurveda” originated from one of the pristine language called Sanskrit. The word Ayurveda is analyzed into its two segments as “Ayur” and “Veda”, these two words stands for “Life” and “Science”. [Science of Life]
Sri Lanka is home to many spa retreats offering high quality ayurvedic treatments and yoga sessions for wellness of mind, body and soul. Our travel specialists select the best spa holiday hotels in Sri Lanka and can arrange an itinerary where you can experience this traditional healing treatments along with other offerings.

NATURE TRAILS

NATURE TRAILS

For the keen hiker and adventurer, Sri Lanka presents a plethora of opportunities in the form of diverse landscapes be it mountains, jungles, valleys, paddy fields and many more. Due to the diverse nature in Sri Lanka, hikers are able to enjoy many different experiences even in one single trek!
Experience the beauty that is found in Sri Lanka in the most candid form. There’s nothing like the feeling of being surrounded by nature and but nothing else. The isolation and the serenity of being one with the natural environment is truly fulfilling and an experience you will cherish a lifetime.

ELEPHANT AND WILDLIFE

ELEPHANT AND WILDLIFE

Did you know that Sri Lanka is home to a staggering 92 species of mammals, over 440 species of birds, 190 reptiles and that overall, about 22 percent of Sri Lanka’s amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles and 27% of our flora and plants are endemic to the island?
The wildlife in Sri Lanka is as varied as the island itself. From elephants, sloth bears and leopards to reptiles and amphibians to birds and butterflies and more. Safari parks and wildlife sanctuaries, more often found in the southern and central zones of the island, offer the easiest way to experience a taste of Sri Lankan wildlife in their natural habitat. Yala National Park is the favored location for the seeing,witnessing and locating of a plethora of species. Stay alert for an exhilarating sighting of the leopard, most often seen at Yala, or witness the great elephant gathering in the Minneriya National Park during July to October.

BIRDS WATCHING

BIRDS WATCHING

Sri Lanka is considered one of the best countries in the world for bird watching. Due to its favorable climate conditions in being a tropical island, Sri Lanka is a birds’ paradise throughout the year. Out of a total of about 450 species of birds that are found, nearly 250 are resident and 23 are endemic of which the majorityare found in the lowland wet zone and the rainforests of the hill country and others are migratory.
Locations renowned for bird watching are primarily the Sinharaja rainforest reserve; with the prevailing bio-diversity and climatic conditions here, you will find an abundance and variety of exotic birds. Other interesting locations for bird watching are Yala ,Lahugala (Bundala), Minneriya, Kumana, UdaWalawe, Kalametiya etc.