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Golf In Sri-Lanka

Renowned as The Pearl of the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is truly an island of magical extents. Situated in the north Indian Ocean facing the southern bank of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia, the country has preserved its more than 3000 years old history. Sri Lanka vacations can be great from golfing in the milieu of Mother Nature, its rich tradition; to culture and the unique mortality of Buddhism.

Its serenity, exquisite sceneries, immaculate beaches and charismatic ethnic traditions always fascinate travelers from all over the world. The beauty is so cosmic that Sri Lanka gets addressed as Sinhala, Ceylon, Island of Dharma, Serendib and Teardrop of India by historians and travelers. During Sri Lanka vacation discovering different cities are a must! Colombo the financial and commercial capital is the perfect shopping bliss. Here be free to bargain on excellent gemstones, export-quality attires, and handcraft souvenir. After Colombo the second largest city is Kandy. Characterized among the world heritage sites of UNESCO in 1988 Kandy represents intricacy of a modern city with eternal charm of ancient temples like Temple of the Tooth and Bahirawakanda temple. Moving on to Nuwara Eliya- the Little England of Sri Lanka bounded with hills and world’s finest tea plantations give the zest of colonial era completely diverse from other cities.

A substantial aim for Sri Lanka vacation is it has a well-kept secret when it comes to Golf. The game history dates back to 1895 when the golf lover Colonial Secretary and the Governor Sir Joseph West Ridgeway, presented the Alfred Model Farm to the golf club. The course was opened and named on Ridgeways, which was later in 1896 renovated and renamed Royal Colombo Golf Club.

Today the country has three spectacular and contrasting 18-hole courses – Victoria Golf & Country Resort in Kandy, on the banks of the Victoria Lake; Nuwara Eliya Golf Club in the heart of Nuwara Eliya and The Royal Colombo Golf Club in Colombo. Enthusiasts can go for Sri Lanka vacation which combines golf through exploring the country and it’s the unique culture and people along the way. 


When To Go

Monsoon visits twice in Sri Lanka due to its tropical climate. One is during October to January and the second one is during May to July. It is advisable to visit Sri Lanka during its dry season. Though it is trivial country weather fluctuates from one part to other. To visit Colombo between December to March is the best time. Kandy is best to visit from December to April. And from March to June Nuwara Eliya is best to visit. Overall for a Sri Lanka vacation December to March is the best time as weather is at its driest. 

What to do

Sri Lanka vacation cannot be accomplished without discovering its impeccable beauty, Ayurveda, tradition, culture, cuisine, shopping besides golf. This small tropical island located in the Indian Ocean of South Asia has so many things to offer in different segments.

Any golfer’s Sri Lanka vacation can be turned into his best vacation only after exploring the country with its best. Stopover and travel around the foremost pilgrimage locations of Sri Lanka such as: Adam’s Peak, Dambulla, Temple of the Tooth, Kataragama and many more. Golfers who want to learn its tradition and culture; Kandy is the perfect spot. Its Esala Perahera festival as well as Kandyan dancing and drumming showcase authentic Sinhalese ethos. To be a witness of Sri Lankan history and civilization reconnoitering Anuradhapura and Galle are must. Arugam Bay, Yala National Park, Sigiriya, Nuwara Eliya and Mirissa are the Flora and Fauna of Sri Lanka including bravura blue whales. For shopping Colombo is always the perfect hub especially for gems and ornaments. 

Useful Information

Currency : Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
                1 USD = 114 LKR approx.
                1 INR =  2.5 LKR approx.
 
Visa : For Indian nationals, immigration is only a matter of getting your passport stamped with an entry & exit by date - so no visas required.
For most other nationalities, a 30-day visa is issued on entry.
Visit 
http://www.immigration.gov.lk/ for more information.

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