Is there more to Sri Lanka than its Ceylon tea?

From golden beaches and greenish mountains to monasteries and temples, Sri Lanka is rich in nature, culture and heritage. If there’s one thing that Sri Lanka is known for, it is its Ceylon tea, the country’s most iconic product. Get to where the lush tea plantations are located in the highlands and spend the night in a luxury bungalow. Wake up the next day to see how tea is harvested and produced in the nearby factories.

Nature lovers should definitely explore the jungle coast along Southern Sri Lanka. Luxe Travel Insiders can also go on a safari adventure at Yala or Udawalawe National Park, where Luxe Travel Insiders can get up close with an untamed world of wildlife. Sri Lanka has the highest density of leopards in the world, and other these spotted wild cats, expect to come face to face with elephants, sloth, sambars, jackals, spotted deer, peacocks, crocodiles, and much more. Luxe Travel Insidersr safari experience is comparable to the ones in Africa.

Buddhism is the major religion of the country and the key events in Buddhism are commemorated every time there’s a full moon. Known as Poya locally, it is a public holiday and the sale of meat, fish and alcohol, as well as the consumption of alcohol in public areas, is prohibited. Visit Sri Lanka during Poya to truly experience the culture of the people living here.

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