In order for you to enjoy the island’s authentic culture, heritage and hospitality you can always make travel arrangements with Paddy Wind Tours and enjoy a truly memorable vacation.
From the beautiful beaches of the South-Western coast to the toe tapping and exuberant Kandyan dances, along with the regal and ancient architecturally and archeologically renowned cities of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa are some of the highlights that await you.
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Our goal is to provide a unique, unforgettable travel experience that reflects the traveller’s true desires and interests and perform this service with professionalism, creativity and knowledge. We want our clients to experience the real Sri Lanka, rather than see it.
Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is an island nation south of India in the Indian Ocean. Its diverse landscapes range from rainforest and arid plains to highlands and sandy beaches. It’s famed for its ancient Buddhist ruins, including the 5th-century citadel Sigiriya, with its palace and frescoes. The city of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka’s ancient capital, has many ruins dating back more than 2,000 years.
Capital : Sri JayawardenepuraKotte.
Commercial center : Colombo.
Area : 65,606 sqkms (25,322 sq miles).
Dialing code : +94.
President : Excellency Mr. MaithripalaSirisena.
Prime minister : Excellency Mr. RanilWickremesinghe.
Official languages : Sinhala, Tamil. English is widely used and understood in tourist areas.
Religion : Buddhism (69%), Hinduism (16%), Islam (8%), Christianity (7%).
Population : 21.4 million.
Time : Sri Lanka is 5.30 hours ahead of Greenwich Time (GMT +05.30).
International Airport : Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake (34km north of Colombo).
Currency : Sri Lankan Rupee (one Rupee = 100 Cents).
Exchange Rate : Approx. Sri Lanka Rs. 130 = $1 USD.
Highest Water Fall :Bambarakanda – 241 meters.
Highest Peak : Pidurutalagala – 2524 meters.
Longer River :Mahaweli – 335 Km.