Journey by train from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya, a scenic railway flanked by lush tea plantations dotted with colourfully clad tea pickers.
Take a safari drive through the jungle on the lookout for elephant, macaques, deer, black bears, elusive leopards and ruins of past civilisations.
This temple complex is adorned with Buddhist mural paintings and statues embellishing the caves that they have called home for over 2,000 years.
Hugging Kandy Lake, this vibrant, hilly city is home to iconic Buddhist sites and alive with cultural shows. Don’t miss the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and try to see a Kandyan dance performance while you're here.
Ascend the staircase to the top of Sigiriya for sweeping vistas of the plains sprawled 200m (656ft) below. Tear your gaze away from the view to discover the ruins of an ancient civilisation atop its rocky roof.