Country – Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka means “Blessed land” is one of the oldest countries in the world. According to ancient legend, in these parts came down to Earth Adam and eve. Many ancient authors the location of the Garden of Eden correlated with Taprobana or Ceylon (the official name of Sri Lanka until 1972). Visit to this Paradise together with tour company colors of the World of Nikolaev.
The island of Sri Lanka is the Kingdom of the tropics, unique waterfalls, luxuriant tropical vegetation and ancient monuments. Unique architectural buildings and towns, abandoned people over fifteen centuries ago and populated the ubiquitous monkeys. Gold leaf sand beaches, crystal clear water, underwater coral gardens, shipwrecks and shallow water, dotted with fish unseen painting are just some of the things that gives the coast of Sri Lanka. Located in the heart of the Indian ocean, the island of Ceylon is a regional centre, where the world’s sea and air routes. No other country in the world has to offer to its guest so interesting.
Beautiful waterfalls in Nuwara Eliya, hundreds of kilometers of beaches and unique underwater world with the wonderful reefs of Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna put Sri Lanka in a number of the world’s major sea resorts. Tea on this amazing island with rich history and culture you can make the real time travel, to see nature, national holidays, to learn more about Buddhism. In the center of the island there are historical monuments: cave of the Golden temple in Dambulla, “lion rock” Sigiriya, the Buddhist and Hindu temples the ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa.
Also in Sri Lanka, the prevalence of “Ayurveda” — the art of healing without drugs, which was brought from India many centuries ago. Sri Lanka is replete with holidays, of which there are at least 166 in a year. The most revered of them: removal of the sacred Tooth relic from the temple Dalada Maligawa in Kandy, accompanied multi-day festive procession, involving hundreds of temple elephants, national dancers, torchbearers, flag bearers. Not less grandiose spectacle can be seen during the festival of Nava to the Perahera, held on the banks of the picturesque Beira lake. Festive procession dedicated to the God Skanda, the younger son of Lord Shiva, annually gather in Kataragama, thousands of people willing to participate in traditional ceremonies.
For lovers of active recreation are offered rafting, climbing and trekking in the mountains, jungle trekking, eco-tours, diving, fishing, parasailing, surfing, wind surfing and other water sports. Tours on the island of Ceylon from the travel Agency colors of the World.Sri Lanka has long attracted great writers, travellers, adventurers. Many famous people were conquered by the beauty of the island, here everyone found a bit of inspiration and took with him fond memories.