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Watch Cricket in Sri Lanka in 2018

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Watch England play Cricket in Sri Lanka in 2018

Sri Lanka is an island paradise, lined with amazing golden sandy beaches ,turquoise blue waters and everyone is mad about cricket. And with the England cricket team touring in 2018 , now is the time to start planning a Sri Lankan adventure. But first a bit more about this wonderful country.

The oceans are rich with life, and amazing coral reefs. The deeper waters are home to marine giants such as the Blue Whale, the largest animal to have ever lived. Sri Lanka  boasts a rich natural heritage, with amazing wildlife and incredibly for an island of its size iconic animals such as leopards, elephants and sloth bears. The island is also regarded as a biodiversity hotspot teeming with endemic birds, reptiles, amphibians as well as plant species found nowhere else on earth. With numerous man-made lakes and rivers running through its interior, lush tropical rainforests, mangroves and coastal lagoons, misty highlands laden with waterfalls and dry zone scrub jungles, Sri Lanka comprises of a wide range of picturesque landscapes and natural habitats which can be compared to that of a much larger continent.

Venture into an ancient land with thousands of years of history of ancient cities and a vibrant culture with amazing architectural monuments and incredible feats of engineering which can be linked to the origins of Buddhism in the country with magnificently constructed stupas and the ruined remains of ancient kingdoms. Taste the wonderful flavours of the local cuisine using fresh produce from land and sea. Boasting of a unique culinary heritage, Sri Lankan cuisine is rich in spices with its own distinct flavour and is a fusion of traditional dishes mixed with influences from traders and Elephany Stable Sri Lankacolonial powers.

Experience the misty highlands and tea country and have a cup of the world famous Ceylon Tea. The real treasure of Sri Lanka are its people, a rich multi-cultural and multi religious society. The warm hospitality and friendly nature of Sri Lankans will make anyone feel welcome. Get to know the people of this land, their ways of life and their amazing stories.

When to travel to Sri Lanka

Located just north of the equator, Sri Lanka enjoys a tropical climate year-round, with average temperatures of 27°C/81°F to 32°C/90°F in the lowlands and coastal areas. The hill country in the interioris cooler with a temperature range of12°C/54°Fto25°C/77°F.
The rainfall across the island are determined by two monsoons which affect different parts of the island. The north-east monsoon runs from around October to February and predominantly affects the north, north-west and east coasts and the highlands. The south-west which spans from late April through to September brings downpours to the west coast and the hill country. Inter-monsoonal rains may occasionally be experienced during the dry season which cannot be predicted.

With two monsoons affecting different parts of the island at different times, Sri Lanka can be considered as a year-round holiday destination with a number of seasonal attractions.

To pre-register for our cricket or general tours to Sri Lanka in 2018 please contact us on escape@popeandsons.co.uk or call Dave Pope on 0778 6623304