Discover the Beauty of Sri Lanka in Photos

Enjoy our favourite Sri Lanka photos from our four different visits to one of our favourite countries!

In 2010 we fell in love with the country spending a month traveling around by trains, local buses and tuk-tuk drivers. We revisited Sri Lanka two more times and each was a very different experience and captured many more Sri Lanka photos.

Sri Lanka in Photos

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Sunset in Tissa, Sri Lanka

My how Sri Lanka has changed and blossomed.

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An aerial view of the famous Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

When visiting Sri Lanka, a lot of people take a side trip to the Maldives. See all the things there are to do in the Maldives too!

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A storm rolls in over the beach in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Tourism is at an all time high with grand resorts opening up everywhere.

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Elephants at Kaudulla National Park, Sri Lanka

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Kaudulla National Park

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Strolling by the lake at Kaudulla National Park

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Family of Elephants at Kaudulla National Park

Culture of Sri Lanka

One thing that hasn't changed though, is the beauty of the land and the generous spirit of the people.

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The Royal Palace of Kandy in Sri Lanka

See: The Top Things to do in Sri Lanka

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The stunning green hills of Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

We have a soft spot for Sri Lanka, it is often at the top of our list of places we recommend to visit.

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Sunrise from Adams Peak

View: Adams Peak Pilgrimage, a photostory

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Beautiful beaches on the west coast of Sri Lanka

See: Dave and Deb's Excellent Sri Lankan Surfing Adventure

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The lush green hills of Central Sri Lanka

We hope that after viewing these photos, you will feel the same way.

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Waiting for the train in southern Sri Lanka

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A peacock shows off in Yala National Park

Enjoy: Leopard Spotting at Yala National Park

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Pilgrims ask for a blessing before attempting Adams Peak.

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Prayer flags blow in the wind on Adams Peak.

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The sprawling tea fields of Ella, Sri Lanka

Read: A Little Bit of Britain in Sri Lanka

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Giving thanks in one Sri Lanka's many temples

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A rare Albino turtle at the Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery, Sri Lanka

Read: Saving Sea Turtles One Egg at a Time

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Riding the train is a must do in Sri Lanka.

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Abandoned stilts at sunset in Hikkadua

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A touching memorial to the victims of the Tsunami

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Tsunami Museum Sri Lanka

We hope you enjoy the Sri Lanka pictures we have shared with you. We love the country of Sri Lanka and especially its people. We hope you get the chance to visit and that these Sri Lanka photos inspire you to travel there too!

Read More:

Top Things to Do in Sri Lanka

Remembering the Tsunami, 5 Years Later

Sri Lanka Safari – Luxury and Adventure in the Heart of the Jungle

Your Sri Lanka Travel Guide

Yala National Park, A Photo Story

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