About us

If you are looking for a genuine tour operator/travel agent in Sri Lanka, for your leisure holiday or round tour with budget, standard, or luxury hotels accommodation, Excellent Lanka Tours and Travels is your ideal choice, because we are really genuine and efficient.

Excellent Lanka tours and Travels – was established in September 2008. We are pleased to place on record that almost one decade that we have had offered extremely efficient and reliable services to our customers from various countries up to their entire satisfaction.

Once you contact us with your requirements, we will certainly make the best arrangements accordingly, in order to give you the best and make you happy.

We are 100% genuine in all our transactions with our customers, hence no doubt, and no fear whatsoever to deal with us.

Our Main objective is to offer our customers very reasonable and attractive rates for all the services up to their entire satisfaction, and honest, sincere and extremely efficient services to make them happy and comfortable during their short stay in Sri Lanka. We rest assure that we take utmost care of our customers and their safety at all times, as we understand that we need indeed the blessings of our customers in order to maintain our business successfully.

Excellent Lanka Tours and Travels

We welcome you to our beautiful island, Sri Lanka and enjoy your holiday happily.

Our Reliable Services

- Transportation 'In comfort' - Hotel Reservation 'Island wide' - Ayurveda Resort Reservations - Tour Packages 'Island wide' - Other relevant services -

We are ready now to accompany you safely, to see the most beautiful and interesting places in Sri Lanka.

About Sri Lanka in brief

Sri Lanka is a beautiful island that was once known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean with over a 22 million population, a warm and fine climate year round and an average temperature of about 27 degrees Centigrade in Colombo, going down as the land rises to the hill country, to as low as 10 degrees Centigrade.

The island has two wet seasons between May and July during the south-west monsoon and between December and January during the north east monsoon. Characteristically Sri Lanka has no off-season. Bright sunny warm days normally prevail with no appreciable difference even during the wet season. Sea temperature usually remains at 27 degrees Centigrade.

Sri Lanka being a tropical island situated in the Indian Ocean, is bestowed with natural beauty in the form of tropical forests, beaches and landscape, as well as a rich cultural heritage and has gained fame as a tourist destination. Many rivers originate from the wet central hilly regions. The natural forest-cover found in the low and mid country wet zone is all tropical rain-forest. Sri Lanka is famous for its Coral Reefs that have developed in its shallow, clear warm waters. A variety of gem stones found in Sri Lanka have been world renowned for their quality, beauty & clarity. The most famous are the royal blue & cornflower blue sapphires. The rare stone Alexandrite appearing green or red under different light conditions is found only in Sri Lanka and the Ural mountains of Central Asia.

Wildlife

The island is home to a spectacular array of wildlife as in the Yala, Kumana, Udawalawe, Wilpattu and Gal-Oya National Parks famous for large herds of Elephants and other animals including water buffalo, spotted dear, wild boar, mongoose and grey langur as well as a wide variety of birds.

National Parks

Yala National Park is located in the south eastern region of Sri Lanka and extends over two provinces of Hambantota district of southern province and Monaragala district in Uva province. The entrance to the park is at Palatupana, 12km from Kirinda.

Bundala National Park is located 251 km southeast of Colombo, close to the City of Hambantota in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka.

Kumana National Park, also known as Yala East National Park is located in the Ampara district of south-east of Sri Lanka at a distance of 391 kilometers from Colombo.

Udawalawe National Park, the sixth largest animal sanctuary of Sri Lanka is located 180 km from Colombo in south-central sector of the island.

Gal Oya National Park is located 376 km northeast from Colombo in Badulla District with part of it stretching into Ampara District.

Wilpattu National Park is located 25km north of Puttalam or 30km west of Anurdhapura. The park that lies on the northwest coast spans the border between North Central Province and North Western Province of Sri Lanka.

Sinharaja Rain Forest (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the last viable remnant of Sri Lanka's tropical lowland rainforest spanning an area of 18900 acres is located within Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces of the south-west lowland wet zone of Sri Lanka.

Horton Plains in Sri Lanka, is the coldest and windiest location in the country. It consists of ecosystems such as Montane evergreen forests, grasslands, marshy lands and aquatic ecosystem. At an altitude of 2,100 meters above sea level, Horton Plains spreads across over 3,169 hectares of the highest tableland of the island.

Maduru Oya National Park which is 58,849 hectares in content is located in the dry zone and 314 kms from Colombo. It is situated by Kuda Sigiriya, a great eco location yet to be explored. Maduru Oya is well known for its elephant habitat.

Lahugala Kitulana National Park is one of the smallest national parks in Sri Lanka. Despite its land area, the park is an important habitat for Sri Lankan Elephant and endemic birds of Sri Lanka. The national park contains the reservoirs of Lahugala, Kitulana and Sengamuwa and ultimately empties to Heda Oya River.

Kaudulla National Park is located 190 km away from Colombo in the Polonnaruwa district of the north central province of Sri Lanka.

Minneriya National Park is located 182 km away from Colombo in the North Central Plains of Sri Lanka. The major city closest to Minneriya National Park is Polonnaruwa.

Wasgamuwa National Park (Wasgomuwa) is located in the districts of Matale and Polonnaruwa at a distance of 225 km away from Colombo. The nearest large town is Polonnaruwa, 10 km from the northern boundary.

Hurulu Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka is a thriving eco system with a variety of creatures. It was designated as a biosphere reserve in 1977. The forest reserve is a very important habitat of the Sri Lankan elephant. The animal is known for its migratory behavior and does so especially in the dry season between the forests situated around the area.

Flora Sri Lanka

Fauna Sri Lanka

Flora Sri Lanka

Fauna Sri Lanka

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