- By Tour Guide in Sri Lanka
- Posted January 26, 2017
What Are The Most Popular Places Of Interest A Nature
Lover Should Visit In Sri Lanka?
Natural Wonders Of Sri Lanka
Referring to Sri Lanka as a nature lover’s paradise is by no means an exaggeration. Mother
Nature has been very generous when gifting this little island with some of the best natural
resources. Sri Lanka has won this country the title of being one of the few countries in the entire
world with such a high degree of biodiversity. With so many natural wonders, a trip to Sri Lanka
the island will make any nature lover’s dream come true.
Whether its water sources to lush greenery Sri Lanka does not lack in any form of natural
resources. Therefore no matter what part of the island you travel to on vacation you will be able
to enjoy the natural surroundings which are untouched by human civilization. Because of the
successful preservation and conservation efforts put in place, rare species of fauna and flora
are able to thrive in their natural habitats. The following are different types of ecosystems which
can be witnessed.
- Marine ecosystems
Best Holidays Close To Nature in Sri Lanka
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka, for nature lovers is to go on a thrilling
jeep safari in one of the wildlife reserves of the country. At locations such as Yala, Wilpattu,
Bundala and many others you will be able to witness rare species such as leopards, elephants,
wild boar, deer, peacocks and reptile species. It will also be a great opportunity to capture some
amazing images of wildlife on camera.
As you look further for what to see you can even visit the beautiful botanical gardens such as
Peradeniya, Hakgala, Henarathgoda and Mirijjawila which feature areas of beautifully
landscaped areas of rare species of trees and plants. The Pinnawala Elephant orphanage which
is home to the largest herd of captive elephants is another key attraction as it allows visitors to
watch how orphaned and injured elephants are protected and nurtured.