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Tuk Tuk Challenge – A New Spin on Road Trips

One the most exciting and adventurous road-trips organized by Large Minority, the Tuk Tuk Challenge takes its enthusiastic participants across 1,000 km of Sri Lanka’s Southern and Northern routes. Along with entertaining and challenging activities, the participants are given an exclusive opportunity to experience the unique culture of Sri Lanka. Those looking for adventurous and […]

By caleb
Date : 03-Oct-2017
Kataragama Esala Festival: A remarkable spectacle.

The annual Kataragama Esala Festival and the perehera commenced on the 17th of July 2017 and came to an end on the 31st of July. The festivities begins with a ‘Kap’ planting ceremony and concludes with a water cutting ceremony after 15 days. The festival is organized by the Katharagama devalaya and festival this year […]

By fritzjames
Date : 15-Aug-2017
The Poson Festival – Celebrating the arrival of Buddhism in Sri Lanka

Buddhists in Sri Lanka celebrated the Poson Festival recently with much devotion. The Poson Full Moon Poya marks the arrival of Buddhism to Sri Lanka in 247 BC. Hence, is one of the most important of Buddhist events celebrated in the country. Though celebrations are held across the island, one of the most extravagant of […]

By fritzjames
Date : 30-Jun-2017
Gateway to South Asia 2017 Travel Mart – Sri Lanka’s first international travel trade fair

The first international travel fair to be organised and hosted by Sri Lanka will be taking place from the 4th to 7th May 2017, in Colombo. Titled ‘Gateway to South Asia 2017’, the event was first launched at the ITB Berlin, by Hon. John Amaratunga, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Tourism Development, Lands and Christian Religious […]

By auburn
Date : 05-Apr-2017