A travel report about Sri Lanka with tips for a wonderful holiday on the island

During a 2.5 week holiday we have learned to love the island state of Sri Lanka in South Asia. We have seen both the main tourist attractions as well as discovered on our own this beautiful island.




Suitcase list


For a trip that goes longer than the weekend, a luggage list is always a good idea. Just when you are many thousands of kilometers away from your home, it makes sense to think carefully about what you have to take with you.

Our luggage list begins with the most important things you should have on a trip to Sri Lanka.

→ Go to our luggage list



polonnaruwa_16During the 17 day trip, we visited various temples and historical sites, walked in the mountains, went on a safari and saw many animals in their natural environment, visited one of the last rainforests, sunbathed on the beach, snorkeling and have Many more wonderful things.

→ More information about the sights



Kandy_View_Hotel_Sri_lanka_4On our trip we stayed in 8 different accommodations in Sigiriya, Kandy, Ella, Udawalawe, Tangalle, Weligama, Unawatuna and Colombo.

→ Read more about the accommodations



Using the various means of transport in Sri Lanka, such as rail, bus and tuk tuk, are all much more exciting compared to the European variants.

→ Further information on the means of transport


The exact sequence of our trip can be found here in our logbook.