Located in the sub-continent of India, Sri Lanka is the perfect March destination with relaxing beaches, exotic wildlife, delicious food and a history dating back to the beginning of time.
Weather from in March is ideal for tourists as the it is the perfect temperature conditions in which you can expect dry sunny days with little rain, compared to the heavy monsoon season that Sri Lanka experiences a large chunk of the year. Temperatures in January can vary from 20 to 30 degrees Celsius. Which you can enjoy lounging on one of the world class beaches the country has to offer.
Highlights in Sri Lanka include climbing the famousSirigiya Rock in which you can take in the incredible views over the mainlands, learn history about kings who once ruled these lands many years ago. Head to the coast and relax on the hundreds of beaches scattered along the beautiful coastal towns of Mirissa and Hikkaduwa .
The temperature in January makes its ideal conditions to spot the copious amounts of wildlife in which call Sri Lanka their home. Swim with turtles and reef sharks in the crystal clear waters of Pigeon Island in the north of the country. Go on safari in the famous Yala National Park where you can expect to see exotic birds, crocodiles, leopards and what its most famous for elephants.
Take the famous Ella to Kandy train ride often described as the most scenic in the world, through the tea plantations set in the Sri Lankan Hill Country. Stick your feet out the side of this traditional train carriage as you cruise past local villages and stunning mountain ranges.
If you are interested in visiting Sri Lanka dont hesitate to contact us. one of our on-hand travel experts ready to answer any questions you have for them. Or discuss other amazing offers we have for travelling in January. Book with one of our trusted travel operators who work all over the world.
We have worked very closely with Cox and Kings for over 25 years, who provide loads of fantastic escorted tours to Sri Lanka for solo travellers or groups seeing the country in all its glory. Our favourite Sri Lanka tours are listed below. Plus if you book now you can save up £350pp on selected departures.
Sri Lanka Tours
Sri Lanka: The Enchanted Island
The island nation of Sri Lanka has a wealth of cultural, archaeological and natural treasures.
Splendours of Sri Lanka
This introductory tour combines the Cultural Triangles ancient cities with scenic hill country, man-made marvels
Treasures of Sri Lanka
Delve into Sri Lankas natural and archaeological wonders in this comprehensive journey. Starting from Sri