Author Archives: journeyscapes

Camping at the buffer zone at Yala

Things To Do -> Nature & Wildlife -> Camping at the buffer zone at Yala Yala is the most visited and the second largest National Park in Sri Lanka attracts thousands of wildlife and nature lovers from all over the … Read More

Wildlife Photography in Sri Lanka

Things To Do -> Nature & Wildlife -> Wildlife Photography in Sri Lanka According to the Collins dictionary, a wildlife photographer is, “someone that specializes in taking photographs of wild animals, especially in their natural habitats, and plants” (Collins English … Read More

Minneriya National Park

Minneriya National Park is located in the North Central Province of Sri Lanka 182 kilometers from Colombo. It was declared as a wildlife sanctuary in 1938. Minneriya forms one of the 70 Important Bird Areas (IBAs) of Sri Lanka. Flora … Read More

Hatton

Hatton is a major town in the Nuwara Eliya District of Central Province, Sri Lanka located approximately 112 km southeast of Colombo. Hatton was founded during the British colonial times in order to serve the coffee plantations and latter tea … Read More

Weligama

Weligama is a town on the south coast of Sri Lanka, located in Matara District, Southern Province of Sri Lanka, approximately 144 kilometers south of Colombo and at an elevation of 30 feet above sea level. Weligama is a popular … Read More

Negombo

Negombo is situated on the west coast and at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon, in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, 38 km from Colombo via Colombo – Katunayake Expressway. Negombo is about 6 feet 7 inches above sea … Read More

Bentota

Bentota is a coastal town in Sri Lanka, located in the Galle District of the Southern Province. It is situated on the southern bank of the Bentota River mouth, at an elevation of 9.8 feet above sea level, approximately 65 … Read More

Anuradhapura

Anuradhapura is the capital city of the North Central Province of Sri Lanka and the capital of the Anuradhapura District. One of the ancient capitals of Sri Lanka, and a World Heritage site, Anuradhapura is famous for its well-preserved ruins … Read More

Ella

Ella is a small town in the Badulla District of Uva Province in Sri Lanka, situated at an elevation of 1041 meters above sea level. It is approximately 200 kilometers east of Colombo. Ella is surrounded by hills that consist … Read More

Galle

Situated on the southwestern tip, 119 km from Colombo, Galle is the provincial capital and largest city of the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.  Dutch Fort Galle The Dutch Galle Fort is a beautiful monument in Galle. Throughout the years … Read More