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best time to visit

It is a tropical country where monsoon sets in around mid-October and continues through the month of January, leaving this isle dripping wet. Not many places in the region have the characteristic that there is no bad time to explore them, in Sri Lanka it is mainly due to the tropical weather. Cheap flights to Sri Lanka can only be possible between two rainy seasons. Monsoon is officially the off-season falling between May to July as well as December and January. Peak season is between November and April on the south-west coast and around the hills.

places to see and things to do

Sri Lanka proves to be a vital pillar across Asia for promoting tourism. From sprawling tea plantations to bustling metropolitans, this country is abundantly blessed with natural beauty which can be unraveled by taking cheap flights to Sri Lanka. There are protected yet dense forest reserves all across the country. There are four important National Parks in Sri Lanka apart from other small parks. These are YALA National Park, WILPATTU National Park, INGINIYAGALA National Park and UDA WALAWE National Park.

Acquire cheap flights to Sri Lanka to get hold of some of the exotic habitats of the wildlife.Sri Lanka is most famous for Elephants, you can see herds of Elephants feeding or washing in lagoons. They are undoubtedly the best attraction of the YalaPark, as they wander in big and small herds in an unadulterated forest area. It is also recognized as one of the best parks in Sri Lanka to observe Leopards because it has the world’s highest concentration of Leopards. Similarly, in Inginiyagala National Park Elephant herds can be seen throughout the year. Due to the richness of this wetland, the park is a natural habitat for wide range of flora and fauna. In addition to Elephants Park is a home to Leopards, spotted Deer, Sambur, Wild boar, Water buffalo, etc. 150 species of birds are also found in this area.Wilpattu National Park is famous for unique natural lakes. It has a dense jungle cover, which makes it a more exciting to spot wildlife. Almost 31 species of mammals can be identified along with different birds and reptiles. Uda Walawe National Park lies on the boundary of Sri Lanka'swet and dry zones, therefore it is mainly composed of grasslands and thorn shrubs punctuated by trees. Like almost all other national parks it is an important habitat for Sri Lankan Elephants, with a herd of about 250 believed to be permanently resident. So have an adventurous Safari trip by taking cheap flights to Sri Lanka to witness the wilderness at its best.

Furthermore, Sri Lanka has a rich culinary tradition and there is no short of restaurants in the country. Rice, fish and coconut are the main ingredients of food here. You will fund number of small fishing villages along the coast where traditional meals are served. In big cities like Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Galle, Kandy and Negombo, there are chic restaurants, trendy cafés and a bustling ambiance.

Moreover, for history buffs cheap flights to Sri Lanka are an incentive to explore variety of ancient sites and temples, which narrate centuries old history and culture of this wonderland. The archaeological site of the kingdom of Pollonaruwa has stupendous temples and courtyards, the ruins from Anuradhapura have bathing pools with sculptures, while the Palace of Sigiriya  is entirely carved out of a large rock. Moreover, the Temple at Adam’s Peak, the Dambulla Cave Temple,Jaffna,Temple of the Toothin Kandy, Kataragama, Gangaramaya Temple, Sri Dalada Maligawa, Seetha Amman Temple etc., are also some of the iconic sites of the country.

hotels & accommodation

Combining cheap flights to Sri Lanka with any hotel can reduce overall costs for your package holiday deal to help you save more! Affordable accommodation is a big reason for a large number of tourists flocking to Sri Lanka every year. The country’s own flagship carrier Sri Lankan Airways is the largest contributor in providing cheap flights to Sri Lanka. Big Hotel chains like Hilton, Taj, Ramada, Regency and Best Western provide a vast number of options for tourists depending upon the traveler’s needs and mood from Luxury, Romantic and charming to Budget ones.For backpackers, there are private lodges, camps, villas and guesthouses with their exclusive amenities, ranging from infinity pools, to outdoor cafes and seating arrangements, spas, therapy services and gardens.

A FEW HINTS ON BUDGET SPENDING WITH YOUR CHEAP FLIGHTS TO SRI LANKA:

  • A meal at an international fast food chain: £ 3.04
  • A regular bottle of soft drink: £ 0.4
  • A large bottle of mineral water (1.5 liters): £ 0.4
  • An imported cigarette pack: £ 3.4
  • An average taxi trip within the city: £ 2.2
  • A local commutation ticket: £ 0.15
  • A standard exclusive villa on the beach: £ 40
  • A prominent hotel chain in the metropolitan hub: £ 90
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