Sri Lanka

1 Week in Sri Lanka : My Itinerary

1 Week in Sri Lanka : My Itinerary

I was looking for a short getaway for a week and decided on Sri Lanka.   If you wish to see it on google map, here is the link : https://goo.gl/maps/7CDjXjzhYU82 This was my Sri Lanka 1 week itinerary. Airport -> Ella ->Travelling Day -> Adam’s Peak […]

Kandy : A sweet stop for city kids in Sri Lanka

Kandy : A sweet stop for city kids in Sri Lanka

Every backpacker knows Kandy, maybe because it sounds like “Candy” so everyone wants to visit somewhere sweet. We chose Kandy to be our last stop before flying back to Singapore. Kandy is positioned as the capital of the central province and hill country. It is […]

Dambulla in a day : Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya, Pidurangala

Dambulla in a day : Dambulla Cave Temple, Sigiriya, Pidurangala

To the north of the hill country in Sri Lanka, lies most of the historical and cultural sites. Dambulla is host to 2 of the more prominent and culturally significant sites. The Dambulla Cave Temple (aka Golden Temple) and Sigiriya (aka Lion’s Rock) are both declared […]

Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak) : Climbing Sri Lanka’s most sacred mountain

Sri Pada (Adam’s Peak) : Climbing Sri Lanka’s most sacred mountain

Adam’s Peak, or Sri Pada, is often considered a sunrise hike, usually done in the early mornings so that one can see the sunrise at 2,243m on the summit. “Sri Pada”, which is Sacred Footprint” in Sinhalese gets its name from the rock formation near […]

Ella : The Scenic Train Ride

Ella : The Scenic Train Ride

The train rides around the hill country of Sri Lanka are touted to be the “World’s most scenic train ride”. That is, of course, a grave exaggeration, but it might be the most beautiful train ride in Sri Lanka. Just google that Sri lanka trains/Sri […]

A day in Ella : Ella’s Rock and Little Adam’s Peak

A day in Ella : Ella’s Rock and Little Adam’s Peak

Ella is famous for 3 main sites. Ella’s Rock, Little Adam’s Peak and the Demodara Nine Arches Bridge. Although we did not visit the Nine Arches Bridge, I think it is possible and ideal to do all 3 within a day. https://goo.gl/maps/FdA1LCLgWcM2   If I […]

SRI LANKA : HOW TO TRAVEL SRI LANKA ON A BUDGET

SRI LANKA : HOW TO TRAVEL SRI LANKA ON A BUDGET

Why Sri Lanka? Sri Lanka isn’t as massive as its gigantic neighbour India, but it makes for an inexpensive 1-2 week trip in Asia. I spent only 500 SGD in total for my 1 week trip in Sri Lanka. This is inclusive of my flights […]