Welcome to Ceylon Freedom Tours & Travels
Sri Lanka contains an astonishing seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites within its compact shores. Six cultural sites are testament to a civilization with over 2,000 years of recorded history, while a seventh natural site boasts some of the highest biodiversity found outsider the Amazon basin (the seventh World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka is The Sinharaja Forest Reserve).The largest and most archaeologically dramatic are located in the UNESCO-designated Cultural Triangle, the area formed by linking the ancient capitals of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Kandy.
Sri Lanka is a teardrop shaped island in the Indian Ocean and is blessed with all the ingredients for a perfect sun and sand holiday. The endless golden sand beaches trimmed with palm trees, the sparkling blue Indian Ocean waters, and the warm and tropical year-round climate is just perfect for whenever you want to enjoy the beach. These are actually just the basics…and we’ve definitely got them right. But if you’re looking for a deeper experience on your beach holiday with a mix of relaxation, privacy, seclusion, fun, excitement, adventure and an opportunity to truly mix with the culture of the country and its people…then Sri Lanka is possibly among one of the few countries in the world with the ideal beach holiday concoction.
The safari in one of the 14 national parks offers the chance to see some of Sri Lanka´s 91 mammals (16 endemic) – elephant, leopard, sloth bear, sambhur, spotted deer, hog, mouse- and barking-deer, wild boar, porcupine, ant-eater, civet cat, loris, giant squirrel, and monkeys such as the macaque, pyrole-faced leaf monkey and grey langur.The largest of the parks is Yala, where jeep safaris provide close encouters with leopards and also abundant bird-life. The best part to see elephant is Uda Walawe.
Sri Lanka has almost everything that a tourist would look for- the aesthetic tropical beaches, lush surroundings, salubrious hills, verdant vegetation and a thousand other delights. It comes as no surprise that this island paradise also makes the perfect destination for a golf holiday. Sri Lanka boasts of having three of the finest 18 hole Golf courses comparable to those in Asia. Play at sea level in the bustling capital Colombo, at 1500 feet above sea level in the hill capital Kandy and 6000 feet above sea level in the cool clear air, nestled aminy the tea mountains of Nuwara Eliya. The elevations and climatic conditions in each location differ to the extent that some golfers often comment that it is like playing in three different countries.
For thousand of years, the most popular method used to restore and rejuvenate tired boddies and weary souls has been Ayurveda - the oldest and most holistic medical system available in the world. Sri Lanka has been a centre of spiritual and physical healing for 2,000 years. Ayurvedic programmes consist of a range of herbal treatments and various types of baths and massages, together with cleaning and revitalization techniques such as yoga, meditation and special diets.