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Culture Tours in Sri Lanka

With a complete, well-grounded history set in ink from as early as the 3rd century onwards, Sri Lanka is a perfect example for a country with a rich cultural heritage for you to explore during a culture tour in Sri Lanka. Due to the unique geographical positioning, and the fact of it being an island, it was difficult to avoid the influence of invaders and visitors alike. From the Chola dynasty to today, we welcome both sorts from the giant of a neighbour, India. Sri Lanka was one of the very first destinations chosen by Arhat Mahinda to introduce Buddhism. A predominantly monarch-led country, Sri Lanka boasts of 181 Kings and Queens throughout its history. The kingdoms range from the "Valley of the Kings" Anuradhapura, to the Central Highlands of Kandy. The Buddhist as well as the Hindu religious influence is apparent in many religious and cultural destinations throughout Sri Lanka, even today for to explore and experience during your culture and history tour in Sri Lanka.

Culture Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture Tours in Sri Lanka

Then came the infamous European invasions by the Portuguese, Dutch and English, of which remnants can be seen even today by way of laws, people and place names, the many Forts, various food items, and other cultural aspects including religions and religious festivals. It fortified the mix and match of languages, ethnicities and cultures within this tiny island even more. When it comes to the gastronomic delights, from the milk rice to the oil cakes and “Aasmee”s, from cakes, pastries, and cookies to vadai and dosa, and the yummy biryani and watalappan, Sri Lanka is a kaleidoscope of countless dishes influenced by the forefathers of the land, as well as many visitors from time immemorial. As a local destination specialist for Sri Lanka, we make sure that we include these gastronomical experiences for your culture tour in Sri Lanka.

Culture Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture Tours in Sri Lanka

In its core, this island of ingenuity carries multiculturalism, carved and shaped by years of exposure to people and their habits from all around the world; the Sinhala, Tamil, Muslim, Dutch-Burgher as well as indigenous Veddah brethren co-exist in harmony; they share and worship at the many Buddhist temples and colourful Hindu Kovils, pray at the historical Catholic churches and Islamic mosques; they stand hand-in-hand with open minds and open arms welcoming you to their hearts. This tapestry of multi cultures and religions, makes Sri Lanka an epic holiday destination for culture and history tours.

Culture Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture Tours in Sri Lanka

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Culture & History Tours in Sri Lanka
Culture & History Tours in Sri Lanka
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Culture Tours in Sri Lanka

Culture and History Tour in Sri Lanka

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Yapahuwa - Anuradhapura - Jaffna - Sigiriya - Batticaloa - Passikudah - Mahiyanganaya - Kandy

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