The tiny little Island just below the southern tip of Giant India is a popular destination mainly for its compatibility for tours and excursions within the country during any clime or season. Nature is revered, although not as animists, as a divine providence for survival physically, mentally and spiritually. Hence, for centuries people have been preserving with whatever wherewithal to preserve natural resources such as water, soil, fauna and flora etc.
A traveler to Sri Lanka is so bemused to see the diversity in such a small area where one could travel within 24 hours for one end to the other diametrically opposite and yet have the luxury of experiencing richly what water, sun and sand could offer.
It takes one however a few days to be proactive and focused for an in depth adventurous indulgence in the aforesaid, equally accompanied by culinary diversity in places of stay. Modernity has its impact in many a tropical country but thank goodness, Sri Lanka has been able to ward off meaningless exploitation of its natural ambiance and yet paving ways for development.
Hence, it would be a wise option to consider Sri Lanka as the most preferred destination for eco-tourism. The tourism industry of Sri Lanka has a long period of expertise and such information, guidance and attendance are of platinum standard. The Government too encourages and assists to keep it that way. Tourist bureaus are in almost every major city in the world promoting the Island's reputation and versatility when it comes to hosting visitors.
Apart from traditional highlights such as the sandy beaches, historical heritage sites and the lush Tea estates the trend today is to include Ayurvedic spa in every resort for that has become the vogue globally. Besides, the beaches now facilitate aqua sports such as surfing, beach volleyball and boat races. White water rafting too is an added phenomena in the itinerary. Yet with all these exercises natural environment is undisturbed as that in an overarching policy laid down.