7 day trip around Sri Lanka – Experience by Chinese traveler

This is based on the trip made by Chinese visitor Feng Xiaoyuan on his seven day visit to Sri Lanka from 2 to 9 November, 2011.

Wherever you went, Sri Lanka always give you lot of surprises, just like on the map that drop from India ‘s tears fall on the face can actually show such a colorful colorful the scene. Although flattered by Sri Lankan city’s infrastructure, but when your body and soul are immersed in those breathtaking natural landscape, you will forget the city noise and impulsive, you will forget the pressure of work and life, will Forget fame and fortune do not ask silk clothing and food, time and space can only hope that in this moment.

The trips starts on November 2, 2011 from the north with 2,500 years of history of Buddhism Golden Triangle and it covered central highlands and finished all the way south, which takes you with a “world’s most beautiful scenery. The train takes you through the middle eyeful dark green of the mountain tea.

Usually travel involves three classic routes around the country:

The first is the northern part of Buddhist culture in the Golden Triangle, including Anuradhapura (Anuradhapura) -博隆纳鲁瓦(Polonnaruwa) – Xijiliye (Sigiriya), Dambulla and Kandy.

The second view is the central mountain tea plantations from Kandy to Nuwaraeliya and Ella. You can take a train to experience more than 1800 meters high mountain altitude of green walk through the tree encountered cloudy weather. you can experience the wonderful feeling of the train through the clouds as you travel.

The third is along the Indian Ocean coast of Ocean Journey, from Hambanthota, Mathara, Galle and to the capital Colombo. From there you can finish the journey at Katunayake International Air Port.

In this seven day trip, you can visit Sri Lanka from Buddhist shrines in north-central region, foggy mountain sceneries in central highlands and magnificent southern coastline.

Route is as follows:
Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy – Pinnawala – Nuwara Eliya – Ella – Matara – Galle – Unawatuna – Colombo – Negombo

She started her tour from Colomboairport and reached capital cityColombo. From Colombo to Anuradhapura she took a second-class train ticket for Rs 380.

Then she visited Cultural tirange”Anuradhapura- Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya – Dambulla –Kandy. Here you can observe ancient cities and monuments such asAnuradhapuralandscape, Isurumuni Raja Maha Viharaya temple, and two statues in front of the moonstone, large sleeping Buddha temple, Sri Maha Bodhi temple and highly respected Sri Maha Bodi tree (Ficus religiosa).

She has taken a bus ride, in a basic TATA company’s bus with  no air conditioning, fromAnuradhapurato Polonnaruwa.

You arrive Sri Lanka at Colombo International Air Port, Katunayaka

 Colombo International Airport, Katunayaka cc .Live.Your.Life. @flickr
Colombo International Airport, Katunayaka cc .Live.Your.Life. @flickr

Then you proceed to Cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura – Polonnaruwa – Sigiriya – Dambulla – Kandy


Train from Colombo to Anuradhapura




Polonnaruwa Gal Viharaya
Polonnaruwa Gal Viharaya

This was translated from Chinese web site www.mafengwo.cn

This is translated from article by Feng Xiaoyuan written to Chinese web site www.mafengwo.cn


Nuwara-eliya Tea plantations and Tea Factory Hotel
Nuwara-eliya Tea plantations and Tea Factory Hotel



More than 1800 meters above sea level the vast, green mountains walk through the train
More than 1800 meters above sea level the vast, green mountains walk through the train

Central Highlands from Kandy to Nuwaraeliya and Ella.

Unawatuna Beach
Unawatuna Beach

  • Lisenn Ropers
    August 29, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Bon voyage. Je vais venir visiter ces lieux magnifiques au Sri Lanka

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