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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is a beautiful country, with palm-fringed beaches, colourful Buddhist temples, fascinating cities and ancient ruins. See abundant wildlife, tea plantations and lush countryside. And don’t forget the delicious cuisine! We offer a range of private tours to Sri Lanka, taking in all the highlights of this beautiful island.

On The Go Tours wins at the 2013 British Travel Awards

Last year On The Go Tours was honoured to be named the winner of the Best Tour Operator to East and Central Asia at the prestigious British Travel Awards. This year we are delighted to say that we’ve scooped not one, but two … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Top 10 things to do in Sri Lanka

What Sri Lanka lacks in size it makes up for in overwhelming beauty, in fact, there are few countries of similar size that can lay claim to as many cultural and natural wonders as this small island nation. Over 2000 … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Sensational Sri Lanka

Step into a world of subtropical highlands, lush tea plantations, colourful tuk-tuks, friendly elephants, sacred temples and ancient ruins with this wonderful collection of photographs taken by Jacqui Stark. Travelling through the verdant landscape of Sri Lanka Jacqui documented her … Continue reading

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Temple of the Sacred Tooth – Sri Lanka

Housed within this revered temple complex is one of the most important Buddhist relics in all of Sri Lanka, an object so sacred it bring throngs of devotees to the temple threshold every year. Here’s what Tracey Olsen, from our … Continue reading

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Video of the week – the colours of Sri Lanka …

Ah … Sri Lanka! Watch the world go by in this uplifting short film by Michal Krumpár on his 3 week trip there.  It’s got a little bit of everything – the hustle and bustle of local life, cows lazing by, amazing … Continue reading

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Duruthu Perahera Festival – Colombo

By guest blogger Carla Dobson-Elliott. Just over 100km from the southern tip of India, Sri Lanka has a rich and diverse culture that is most in evidence during the island’s festivals.  The country is enjoying a huge surge in tourism … Continue reading

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Exploring the Golden Temple of Dambulla – Sri Lanka

The Golden Temple of Dambulla is situated in the central area of Sri Lanka and was named a World Heritage Site in 1991. The beautifully designed temple can be seen from afar as it stands 100-150m above the road and … Continue reading

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Exploring the sacred city of Kandy

The sacred city of Kandy is the second largest in Sri Lanka, behind the capital Colombo. From an ancient indigenous kingdom to a British colonial outpost Kandy has a long and rich history. The UNESCO World Heritage city has had … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – A Journey through Sri Lanka

Miles Walker has worked for On The Go Tours for just under 5 years and does a mix of independent travel and tours when he travels. Some of his favourite countries are Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Syria, Guatemala, Egypt, Russia, Nepal … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Part 2

We’re back in Sri Lanka today for part 2 of our series on the little island’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 5. The Sacred City of Anuradhapura Established around a sacred tree which is believed to have been planted here … Continue reading

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