Sri Lanka Backpacking – The most important destinations when backpacking Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with spectacular nature, beautiful beaches, friendly people and a rich wildlife. The weather in Sri Lanka is good at most times, but there are two monsoon seasons which brings rain over the country. May-September: west / south-west coast. October – February: east coast and northern region.
For a budget backpacker you can easily be backpacking Sri Lanka for $20 on a daily budget. This include staying in hostels, eat local food and enjoying the beautiful beaches.
1. The palm swing at Unawatuna beach @lulumobley
What is better than a beach, a palm and a swing? Add great weather as well and jump on the first plain to Sri Lanka.
2. Elephant sanctuary in Pinnawala @colettecseke
Watch Elephants at the Elephant sanctuary in Pinnawala. See the gentle giant in their natural habitat. No riding, and only healthy elephants.
3. The Pidurangala Rock in Sigiriya @collectingvisas
The Pidurangala rock is located in the heart of Sri Lanka. You can find it next to his ‘big brother’ the Sigiriya Rock.
4. Hikkaduwa Beach 📷@juntos_viajando
Huge turtles hanging out on the beach. Spend the day with turles at Hikkaduwa Beach. Sri Lanka Backpacking.
5. Sunrise in Unawatuna @annaiuu
Being up at 5am was so worth it. Get up early to watch this amazing scenery.
6. Elephants in Udawalawe, Sri Lanka @s_marga
“We saw that elephant just on the side of the road whe
n going to another city, it probably got lost and almost went out on the highway”
That was our favorite 6 reasons for backpacking in Sri Lanka. Do you have another reason ? Send us a picture and the story/reason on our Facebook page as a message
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