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First Sighting of Rare Whale in New Waters

First Sighting of Rare Whale in New Waters

Emerging Explorer Asha de Vos for one, has been busy publishing a paper announcing the first sighting of the little-known Omura’s whale in the waters of Sri Lanka. Since these large baleen whales were only recognized as a distinct species in the past few decades, there is not much known about their lives, behavior, or distribution. So every new bit of info helps.

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Discover your Inner Chef !

Discover your Inner Chef !

Travel to Sri Lanka with its rich culinary heritage. Learn the authentic recipes from our local chefs. Stop for lunches in some exotic locations & more

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Meet the Great Giants of the Ocean

Meet the Great Giants of the Ocean

Prepare your senses for overload, for the South is Sri Lanka at its most sultry and enticing: a glorious shoreline of dazzling white curves of sand set against emerald forested hills. Yes, you’ll find the region a delight to explore, with each bend in the coastal highway revealing yet another idyllic cove to investigate.

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The Oldest and Grandest of all Buddhist Festivals in Sri Lanka

The Oldest and Grandest of all Buddhist Festivals in Sri Lanka

The month oudarata_nattuwo__10_f Esala (July), during which period this annual pageant is usually held, had been considered a month of celebrations and festivity, both among Indians and Sri Lankans. Even from the lifetime of the Buddha in the 6th century BC, the Esala festival was held to commemorate the Buddha’s Conception, his Renunciation and the First Sermon. Esala is also considered to be the beginning of the raining season (Vassana) when the monks commence their Retreat. Also, this month is considered to be the period when ritual performances to the protective divinities are held, (eg Pattini puja) as recorded in the text ‘Pattini-Halla’. Being considered a ‘chaste’ month, the period is held sacred for the availability of water, hence prosperity.

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The Paradise Island

The Paradise Island

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka an island in South Asia, currently the habitat for 20 million citizens, is situated near South East India. The geographic location of the country and the deep harbors surrounding the island has given importance to the country in the world economic and military strategies from the early ages.

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Vesak Celebration Tour, In Sri Lanka

Vesak Celebration Tour, In Sri Lanka

Vesak is a Buddhist religious celebration focusing on the Buddhas birth, his attainment of Enlightenment, and his passing into Nirvana at the end of his life. During the festival the streets of Colombo come to life with lights

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Adventurous

Adventurous

Sri Lanka is an untapped paradise for road and mountain biking/ hiking and camping etc.. Our adventure holiday offers a mixture of exciting activities along with sightseeing and relaxing.

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Tea Tour

Tea Tour

Sri Lanka is famously known for its vast array of tea leaves , no trip to Sri Lanka would be complete without participating in at least one tea tour.

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Discover Sri Lanka

Discover Sri Lanka

Discover Sri Lanka in 7 days with Silver Line Tours. Please see below our recommended itinerary for a perfect holiday. Of course this package just as the other packages could be tailor made

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