Island of endless enchantment, a tiny tropical paradise where you could discover almost anything from golden sun-kissed beaches, mist-shrouded mountains, awe-inspiring ancient monuments and sprawling wild life parks to impenetrable rain forests and rushing white waters to get the adrenaline flowing. Travellers have a right to dream, and in Sri Lanka they would discover their dreams could become a reality.
It is an Island of tranquil hospitality and spellbinding sights and sounds, a culture and heritage inherited over thousands of years, an island of vivid intensity where ancient customs and traditions blend perfectly with modern life. Its also a place where the customers tradition and religious beliefs brought in over the centuries add not only variety, but also to the island life, blending the best from the East and the West. The Island has an unbroken expanse of beautiful golden beaches from the soft brown sands and warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean on its South and West Coast, every point on the island can be reached with just a few hours travel by car, enabling even the short-term visitor experience the island's diversities.
No less than seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located in Sri Lanka. They include the ancient cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, the cave temples at Dambulla dating back to the 1st Century, the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy and Sigiriya - the rock fortress in the sky said to be the 8th wonder of the world. The Sinharaja tropical rain forest is designated a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site and the white-washed seaport of Galle with its impressive Fort is declared the only living world heritage site in Sri Lanka.
Last but not least, we take pride in service that is never automatic or impersonal. We never forget how much you mean to us, and we'll do whatever it takes to make sure you're happy. We will ensure that you will have an enriching experience of exploring the breathtaking scenery, abundant wildlife, ancient ruins dreaming in the sunset of history, strange and mystifying rituals, brilliant festivals and moon silvered beaches that Sri Lanka has to offer, with ABANS TOURS as your guide.
The World renowned space fiction writer Sir Arthur C. Clarke, a resident of Sri Lanka has said: "The Island of Sri Lanka is a small universe containing as many variations of culture, scenery and climate as some countries a dozen times her size....."