More than seven centuries ago, Marco Polo described one of the gems in the treasury of the King of Sri Lanka, a magnificent ruby, as brilliant beyond comparison. That description might just as well apply to Sri Lanka itself, for indeed no holiday destination can compare with this beautiful island s miles of gorgeous beaches, ancient ruined cities shrouded in timeless mystery, a rich natural heritage and a uniquely fascinating living culture.
Travel Journalists have also referred to Sri Lanka as the “Paradise on the Earth” and also the “Jewel of Asia”. Sri Lanka is naturally a world famous tourist destination with stretches of sandy beaches, misty mountains with water falls and rivers, tea gardens in the rolling hills, a variety of fauna and flora in and out of wildlife parks, artistic treasures, and heritage sites etc.
“Sri Lanka is one of the sought-after tourist destinations in South Asia. Internationally famous for its inviting tourism, picturesque sightseeing, rich culture and traditions, Sri Lanka the Island country is visited by thousands of tourists from across the world”.
By LOOKWE Magazine (China): Edition March 2012