The Tissamaharama Lake is a man made lake which is thought to have been constructed in the 3rd Century BC, either by Mahanaga of Ruhuna or his successor YatalaTissa of Ruhuna , in order to irrigate paddy lands and supply water to the flourishing
Ussangoda is located in Ambalanthota is a 45 minute drive from Golden Pearl Tangalle Beach and is a designated archaeological site. Ussangoda is a nature reserve located in the southern turtle breeding zones. There are folklore tales revolving around the…
Sri Lanka is best known for its amazing sightings of fin whales, sei whales, sperm whales, orcas (killer whales), dolphins, flying fish, turtles, manta rays and whale sharks, which can all be seen during a whale watching trip a few miles off the South Coast of Sri..
For those of you interested in Sri Lanka’s Buddhist temples, the Mulkirigala Raja Maha Vihara is an ancient Buddhist temple in Mulkirigala , 16km northwest of Tangalle and 25 minutes’ drive. It has been constructed on a 205 m high natural rock, enclosed
Dikwella is 18km and 30 minutes’ drive from Tangalle where the most amazing temple called Wewurukannala Vihara is located. Its main focal point is an image of a seated Buddha. It is 160ft high, the largest statue in all of Sri Lanka and dates back to the time ..
One of the best locations for bird lovers to observe a wide plethora of birds is found in the Hambanthota district, a half hour drive and 23km from Golden Pearl Tangalle Beach. The Kalametiya Bird Sanctuary is an extensive area of wetland with brackish lagoons
With one of the highest densities of leopards in the world and perhaps the most famous national wildlife nature reserve in the Uva Province, Sri Lanka, is the Yala National Park. Known for its leopard sightings, sloth bears and wild elephants or the “big three” ….