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Northern Sri Lanka travel guide: Explore the Untouched Beauty of North

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When people think of Sri Lanka, their minds often drift to the golden beaches of the south, the lush hill country, or the vibrant city life of Colombo. However, our Northern Sri Lanka Travel Guide provides you valuable insights into Northern Sri Lanka's unique cultural heritage, pristine landscapes, and less-trodden paths, and offers an equally mesmerizing experience. For those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure, the region's charm and tranquillity are truly unmatched. Explore our exclusive Sri Lanka holiday packages to uncover the hidden gems of the north.


The north endured a thirty-year civil war, during which the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the Sri Lankan Army engaged in intense fighting. The conflict, which ended in 2009, left the area in isolation and devastation. The painful process of rebuilding shattered towns and villages, de-mining fields, restoring roads, and repatriating refugees is ongoing. However, this gradual emergence from years of isolation has made Northern Sri Lanka a compelling destination for explorers seeking to witness a region in transformation.


Reaching Jaffna, the heart of Northern Sri Lanka, is now straightforward with no security checks required. Despite the journey involving either a long road trip or a short flight, the effort is richly rewarded. Jaffna's blend of colonial charm and vibrant Tamil culture captivates visitors, offering a unique mix of historical and cultural experiences. Our Northern Sri Lanka Travel Guide is dedicated to showing you the ways to enjoy your dream vacation. 

Things to do in North Sri Lanka tour

In the Northern Sri Lanka Travel Guide, we picked the top 5 things to do in the North for your dream vacation. 


Here are the Top 5 best things to do in North

Exploring Fort Jaffna

Exploring Fort Jaffna is a great way to understand the history and culture of Jaffna and the northern regions. Built in 1968 by the Portuguese rulers, the fort has been a seat of power for Dutch and British companies in India and is now made of corals.

Wilpattu Safari

Enjoy the exciting private tour to Sri Lanka's oldest and biggest National Park in Jeep Safari

Get a chance to witness diverse wildlife including Malabar pied hornbill, Axis Deer, and Sri Lankan elephants. Admire the natural lakes of the Park while getting interesting insights from an English-speaking guide

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil

The Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil is one of the most gorgeous temple structures in Jaffna and also holds a lot of significance amongst the Hindu's in Sri Lanka. 

Spotting Blue Whales and Snorkelling With Turtles

Recently the country has emerged as a major attraction for Snorkeling, scuba diving and other water sports. One of the fun activities to do in North or just anywhere with a beach in Sri Lanka

Chundikulam National Park

Sri Lanka's rich flora and fauna make it a haven for nature lovers, with numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. A safari tour to Chundikulam National Park in North Sri Lanka is a thrilling experience, especially for bird watchers and photographers, offering the chance to observe animals in their natural habitat.


An Invitation to Explore

We believe our Northern Sri Lanka Travel Guide provides you with everything you need, and For adventurous travellers, Northern Sri Lanka represents the country's final frontier. Our Sri Lanka holiday packages offer an opportunity to explore a region emerging from over two decades of isolation and civil war. Discover the fascinating town of Jaffna, with its rich cultural heritage and historical sites, and venture into the serene landscapes of the Jaffna Peninsula and its surrounding islands. Embark on an unforgettable journey to the North Sri Lanka tour, where history, culture, and natural beauty converge to create a truly unique travel experience.

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