A country full of rich culture, beautiful scenery, and smiling locals, Sri Lanka might just be that undiscovered slice of paradise you’re looking for. It’s your new favorite country in Asia, you just don’t know it yet. Need more encouragement? Take a look at our top 20 photos that will make you pack your bags and go to Sri Lanka.

Go to Sri Lanka to see unrivaled natural beauty from stunning mountains to epic treks
Sigiriya Lion Rock fortress and landscape in Sri LankaFemale Tea Pickers in Plantage, Sri LankaDon’t forget about the scenic train rides along the way!Train on the Nine Arch Bridge in Sri LankaWorld Heritage Site Sgiriya or Lion rock, Sri LankaFrom watching the sun rise above the clouds to seeing lush hillsides, Sri Lanka has it all
View from Adam's peak, Sri Lanka Landscape with green fields of tea in Sri LankaAside from its natural beauty, go to Sri Lanka to meet some of the friendliest people on Earth
Shopkeeper smiling, Sri LankaLocals at work in Northern Sri LankaAs well as to see and experience another way of lifeLocal fishermen in Ahangama, Sri LankaPortrait of young adult woman embracing little baby and pointing finger to the camera in Ella Sri LankaThink it’s all about mountains and treks? Sri Lanka is also home to some of Asia’s best beachesBuddha Temple in Matara island of Sri Lanka.

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Tropical beach in the town of Mirissa, Sri LankaWhere you can catch some epic waves or just simply just enjoy beautiful sunsetsCouple of surfers walks along the beach in Hikkaduva - is the best surf paradise in Sri Lanka Untouched tropical beach in Sri LankaAside from beautiful beaches, don’t miss out on the opportunity of seeing some amazing creatures out in the wildElephants in Pinawella national park, Sri Lanka Monkey stood on a rock in Sri Lanka Leopard in the wild on the island of Sri LankaAnd lastly, go to Sri Lanka to discover an incredibly rich history and culture that will leave you wanting moreGod Shiva statue at Hindu temple in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka Unique monolith Buddha statue in Polonnaruwa temple - capital of Ceylon,UNESCO World Heritage Site Buddha in Polonnaruwa temple - medieval capital of Ceylon,UNESCO World Heritage SiteSo, what are you waiting for? See you in Sri Lanka!


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