Fauna Nature

Native Srilankan elephants

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is one of three recognized subspecies of the Asian elephant, and native to Sri Lanka. Since 1986, Elephas maximus has been listed as endangered by IUCN as the population has declined by at least 50% over the last three generations, estimated to be 60–75 years. The species is pre-eminently threatened by habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation. – Wikipedia Srilankans has […]

A Photoshoot With a Leaf Insect

Greeny Visitor with Fake Eyes

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Hakgala Botanical Garden, Nuwara Eliya

Established in 1861, Hakgala Garden is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. It is located at 5,400 feet above the sea level and has a cold climate of between 16 °C to 30 °C. Hakgala Garden is a part of Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve with over 10,000 species of flora. It is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka […]

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Horton Plains National Park, Sri Lanka

Horton Plains is a spectacular piece of nature, a world heritage site, a could forest located in central highlands of Sri Lanka (at an altitude of at an altitude of 6,900–7,500 ft). It was declared as a national park in 1988 due to the rich tourist attraction and valuable biodiversity. Many species found here are endemic to […]

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  • Ambuluwawa Multi Religious & Biodiversity Complex
    by pristineadm on 30th October 2018 at 10:16 am

    Ambuluwawa Temple is a tale of many legends. The legends contribute to the scenic temple and its magnificent surrounding. You can come across the true meaning of diversity at this scenic and serene location. There is a Buddhist temple, a Hindu Shrine, a chapel, a mosque which represent the peace and unity. This symphony is perfect for the location and the country at large. The post Ambuluwawa Multi Religious & Biodiversity Complex appeared first on Pristine Sri Lanka. […]

  • Hakgala Botanical Garden
    by pristineadm on 20th October 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Established in 1861, Hakgala Garden is the second largest garden in Sri Lanka. It is located at 5,400 feet above the sea level and has a cold climate of between 16 °C to 30 °C. Hakgala Garden is a part of Hakgala Strict Nature Reserve with over 10,000 species of flora. It is a major tourist attraction in Sri Lanka especially during the Spring season between April to August. The post Hakgala Botanical Garden appeared first on Pristine Sri Lanka. […]

  • Sigiriya – The Eighth Wonder of the World Candidate
    by pristineadm on 4th October 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Enormous lion claws, lakes, hydraulic systems, canals, dams and fountains are a rare combination in an ancient location discovery. This selection of items would be a wild guess belong to a very modern museum designed by the world’s greatest architects. Towering 200 meters, Sigiriya has the most mind-boggling view in Sri Lanka. Besides a taunting past, Sigiriya rock fortress is a now both a tourist attraction and an area of study. Dating to the 3rd century and playing different roles in Sri Lanka’s government business, a lot about the fortress is still being uncovered. Sigiriya rock fortress aka lion rock is known as one of the world wonders and it is truly a magnificent place to explore. The post Sigiriya – The Eighth Wonder of the World Candidate appeared first on Pristine Sri Lanka. […]

  • Sembuwatte Lake
    by pristineadm on 7th September 2018 at 11:07 am

    Sembuwaththa Lake also known as Sembuwatta Wewa is a beautiful man made lake and a attractive tourist destination. It is the ultimate manmade lake that has been constructed in the most scenic environment as if to mock the natural placement of water bodies and urban way of life. The lake provides tourists with a life time experience of ambience, tranquility, serenity and calm. The post Sembuwatte Lake appeared first on Pristine Sri Lanka. […]

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