- Sri Lanka is a country that boasts a great diversity of natural beauty by comparing its size of 65610 square Kilometres. Sri Lanka ranks 5th in terms of biodiversity and 1st in terms of its waterfalls. From Birds and butterflies to amphibians and reptiles, the majestic elephants and the elusive Sri Lanka Leopards, Sri Lanka has so much to offer for nature enthusiasts, as one of the top global biodiversity hot spots exhibits a wide array of ecosystems with an exceptional degree of endemism and diversity of species.
Although Sri Lankan beaches are favoured as a tourist hotspot, the marine ecosystem is one that has inspired many researchers. From Blue whales to Humpback whales and from Spinner dolphins to Fraser's dolphins and 5 out of 7 turtles can be found in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka also boasts with 2 Natural World Heritage Sites and amazing nature creations such as Blowholes. Sri Lanka is famous for protecting nature since ancient times.