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Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

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South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

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The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

Spend a Memorable Family Trip in Sri Lanka This Summer Holiday – Tropical Getaways

A land of contrasts, a land of exotic beauty, a land of adventure, a land of breathtaking natural splendour; Sri Lanka is all this and more and makes for the perfect getaway for a fun and exciting family holiday! With so much, to see, do and experience, this island nation will spoil you for choice and one of the best ways to enjoy what is on offer is to set off on specially designed Sri Lanka family tours organised by local travel specialists such as Nkar Travel House.

If you have the type of family who are looking to spend their holidays having fun in the sun, sand and surf then the island’s South Coast is definitely the place to go to. Sun drenched shores, azure ocean waters and scintillating seafood are hallmarks of this coastal stretch. Spend you days lazing on the shore or if you prefer taking part in a myriad of water sports that the kids will love too. Snorkelling and banana boat rides are an activity that young and old alike can try out and make for unforgettable family times. Of course if you are looking for more of a rush there is always waterskiing, jet skiing and for families with more grown up kids there is the chance to go diving too. For a change of scenery families can visit the country’s East Coast which offers different kind of coastal environs with shallow waters that are ideal for swimming as well.

More exotic thrills await at National Parks in Sri Lanka such as Yala where you can embark on a thrilling leopard safari or Udawalawe where your journey into the wild will give you a chance to see the island’s resident gentle giants, the Sri Lankan Elephant, in their natural habitat. If you fancy getting up close with these creatures then plan a visit to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage where you can actually get up close with elephants, seeing them engage in daily activities, being bathed and for a special treat, watching and sometimes even participating in feeding baby elephants too!

For something different you have the option of heading to the central region where the landscape changes dramatically, with coastal backdrops giving way to breathtaking mountain ranges. Of course there is the chance to also try some white water rafting in Kitulgala, climb the magnificent Sigiriya rock fortress, visit the newly opened Pinnawala Open Zoo and explore ancient archaeological sites in Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura, seemingly lost in time; family holidays will never be the same again!

 

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.

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