Sri Lanka – Your Perfect Winter Getaway Awaits

The holiday season is just around the corner, and if you haven’t decided where to head out for a relaxing vacation, you need to give Sri Lanka a thought. Well, maybe a little more than a thought, because this tropical island, which dots the Indian Ocean, is considered one of the best spots to escape to during the cold and dreary winter season. If you are wondering why you should consider Sri Lanka as your next winter destination, read below to learn more. And our team at Total Travel Solution is ready to answer any questions you’ve got!

Although winter can be an exciting time of the year for some travellers, there are those whose holiday spirits are dampened by the dreariness of winter. If you belong to the latter and want to head to a place that will help cheer you up, you can’t ask for anything better than Sri Lanka. December is one of the best times of the year to visit the south of the island. Although the central parts can be cold during this time, the cities in the island’s south part remain postcard-perfect. So, if you want to get away from snow and snuggle with sand and sunshine for the Winter, this island is your ideal vacation spot.

The weather is almost perfect in Sri Lanka during this time of the year, especially in the southern parts of the country, where the heat isn’t too bad with clear blue skies. You can spend your day soaking in the sun while you dig your toes into sand cosily warmed by the sun that beats down. Of course, you need to make sure you cover yourself with sunscreen from head to toe to protect your skin from the scorching sun and keep yourself well hydrated. Spending Christmas in a bathing suit creates a whole new vibe to the holiday season for sure.

The beaches are one of the biggest attractions of the island. The southern beaches of the island are designed for the perfect family vacation and are considered some of the safest in the region because of the small waves and calm shores. You will witness beaches packed with families and squealing children having the time of their lives. You can opt to chill on the shores with a beer or king coconut, or you can get your adrenaline pumping by trying your hand at some water sports, such as surfing.

This time of the year is also considered ideal for whale watching, and you can simply hop onto a boat to go on a whale-watching expedition that you will never forget. You will be left in awe at the variety of marine life you may have a chance to witness, including the humpback whale, killer whales, whale sharks, and dolphins. So make sure you have your camera ready when you head out onto the sea.

The Sri Lankan cuisine you will be served is second to none and will tantalize your taste buds to a whole new level. Name the seafood you would like to taste, and you will have it prepared fresh and plentiful. After all, Sri Lankans are famous for their hospitality!

All of these are reasons why you should head over to this tropical island to spend a heavenly winter basking in the glory of the sun. For more information or to reserve your stay on this beautiful island, contact us at +94 777 046 183 or visit our website.

Escape to the West Coast of Sri Lanka for Christmas

Christmas is that time of the year that brings a sense of excitement, no matter in which part of the world you are. It’s the season that anyone looks forward to, be it the celebrations to mark the occasion or the feeling of looking forward to a brand new year ahead. Most people plan for the Christmas season about how they want to spend it. Some people are extra jolly during this wonderful time of the year and would love nothing but to party throughout the holiday season, while others would like to spend a quiet Christmas at home enjoying the company of good food, friends, and family. Whichever group you may belong to, travelling to various destinations during Christmas is an experience you can’t say no to. Travelling per se is fun, but when you get to be a part of the different cultural variations of the Christmas celebrations in all parts of the world, the experience hits you differently altogether and will be unforgettable.

Although the word Christmas brings to your mind a picture of snow-covered mountains and snowmen, experiencing Christmas in a tropical setting has a different ring to it. When thinking of a tropical Christmas, there is no better place for you to have a magical experience than the island of Sri Lanka, surrounded by the beautiful waters of the great Indian Ocean.

Although the majority of the Sri Lankan population consists of Buddhists and Hindus, Christmas is celebrated on a grand scale here in Lanka. The people in the country do everything with passion and enthusiasm, and this same energy comes through in their Christmas celebrations as well. Be it the busy capital of Colombo, which will be bustling with people on the streets and lit up till late into the night, the coastal holiday regions, which will be filled to the brim with travellers, or the mountainous central regions, which give you a real sense of chilly weather during the season, this little island offers a variety to please all preferences.

The warmth of the Sri Lankan people is another reason this island makes you feel at home from the moment you step into it. They welcome you with open arms and will be some of the most friendly and helpful people you will come across during your lifetime who will go out of the way to ensure that you are comfortable and have everything you need during your stay.

From lavish parties to water sports in the coastal regions and the wildlife in the central part of the country, there is plenty to keep you occupied during your stay. The period between December and April is considered the peak season in the country, and you will be able to experience the holiday vibes throughout. Christmas especially can be a magical experience on the island, and this is your chance to be a part of it. Visit Sri Lanka this Christmas season to be a part of this heavenly experience

Contact our team at +94 77 704 6183 or visit to find out more details on how you can book a tailor-made tour during this holiday season.

Kandy Esala Perahera from 05 to 15th August 2019

The Esala Perahera in Kandy is one of the oldest, grandest & most sacred of all Buddhist festivals in Sri Lanka, as well as the entire world!

The Sinhalese term ‘Perahera’ means a parade of musicians, dancers, singers, acrobats, and various other performers accompanied by a large number of rich & decorative Tuskers / Elephants, children in costumes and various other performers that parade through the streets in celebration of the religious event.

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Sri Lankan New Year

On the month of April in some parts of the world; what would be likely observed is Maundy Thursday, Good Friday & Easter Monday. Those who follow the traditional customs mentioned above may start in preparation for them spiritually or follow the customaries to be carried out. To some, these mentioned events hold great importance. While some are preparing for the month of April in one way, in another part preparation of another sort would be occurring.

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