Finding best tourist places in Sri Lanka should be discussed later because the finest Island for the tourism is Sri lanka itself , for centuries it had been a tourist attraction especially for European tourists . The advantage of Sri Lanka as a tourism destination is the threefold , firstly it is a compact island of 65, 610 where tourists can easily travel anywhere , secondly it is an authentic tourism destination and last the diversity of the tourism product in the Sri Lanka is unparalleled .
10. , Badulla district
The Ravana falls usually known as Ravana Ella and it is famous sightseeing attraction in Sri Lanka for the tourists . Recently it is ranked is one of the most wildest water falls in the world . It is located in the Badulla district and it is about 11 Km away from Bandarawela . It is best destination for the tourists .
9. Knuckles Mountain Range, Matale district
The knuckles mountain range covers the specific area of the Kandy and Matela districts and also separated from the Central Hills . Because of its different shape of a clenched fist it drives unique name . The scenic and picturesque beauty attracts many tourists and grew the tourism industry here .
8. Bambarakanda Falls, Ratnapura
Bambarakanda falls is one of the highest waterfall in Sri Lanka , according to the world ranking it is the 299th tallest waterfall all over the world . This fall lies between Badulla district and also evergreen forest Kalupahana . The road of this falls is very narrow , washed away and full of different hotels access to this fall is quiet difficult you can take any bus or car to getting there . Whenever you have to take any tour of this fall you should be careful .
7. Temple of the Tooth, kandy
The scared tooth relic of the Buddha is one of the most venerated object of worship for Buddhists . In Sri Lanka it is considered the important scared place to worship on the Buddhist world. It is located in the royal palace complex in of the former Kingdom of Kandy . The architecture of this temple is very unique and also attracts the different tourists .
6. Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sabaragamuwa – Southern Provinces
It is a national park and internationally it is significance and has been designated a Biosphere Reserve . The park is a treasure trove of endemic species like trees , insects reptiles and different mammals . It is great place for the nature lover tourists and you can enjoy there , whether you are young or old.
5. Dambulla cave temple, Kandy
It is also known as the Golden Temple of Dambulla in Sri Lanka and it is located in the north of the Kandy . it is one of the largest and preserved temple in Sri Lanka . Major attraction of this different painting and statues . These all paintings and statues related to the Buddhist story and his about his personal life . Tourists visit this place for seeing the statues and also caves .
4. Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, Pinnawala
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is an orphanage which is located in the Pinnawala village . Pinnawala is notable for having the wild Asian elephants in the world . It was established for the old age people in 1957 . There are 88 elephants , 37 males and 51 females . Mostly animals is a private organization . There are activities for the older people and also the tourists place .
3. Sri Pada, Southwest
Adam ‘s peak it is butterfly mountain and also known as the Sri pada because of its scared footprints . In Buddhist tradition it is known as that footprints was the Buddha feet , in Hindu tradition that of Shiva and in Islamic and Christian tradition that of Adam . It is most famous destination for the tourists .
2. Yala National Park, Patanangala
It is one of the famous and most visited largest nation park in Sri Lanka . The park is divided into five different block in which two are opened for the public . There are different variety of Flora and Fauna . Here you can make your tour enjoyable by seeing different species of animals .
1. Sigiriya, Matale district
It is located in the Matale district of the Central Province , Sri Lanka. The architecture of this building little different because of its site plan , colorful frescoes , the mirror wall and different types of gardens like simple garden , water gardens , boulder gardens and terraced garden as well . They all are attracts the tourists and grew the tourism industry there.