Sri Lanka Flights GuideSri Lanka is a Southern Asian island country sitting just south of India in the Indian Ocean. Formerly known as Ceylon, Sri Lanka celebrates 150 years of brewing the popular tea. Head to the country's oldest tea estates in Nuwara Eliya to learn the history. Elephants are everywhere in Sri Lanka especially at Uda Walawe National Park where you can see them wandering freely. Climb the Lion Rock Fortress at Sigiriya or roam the sacred city and Temple of the Tooth in Kandy. Don't forget to try the food including fresh seafood flavoured with East Asian and European inspired spices.
Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is the major airport serving Sri Lanka and is the main hub for SriLankan Airlines. Sri Lanka has a warm tropical climate with two monsoon seasons. The Yala monsoon hits the west, southwest and the hills from April through September, and the Maha monsoon hits east coast during November through March. Temperatures remain pretty moderate year round with high humidity throughout the country.