Mehndi traditional temporary body art

mehindi art displayed on hand

Mehndi traditional temporary body art with SANA Mehndi is form of traditional temporary body art from ancient India. Henna (lawsonia inermis) plant leaves dried and powdered for paste to draw mehndi body arts. The word mehndi is derived from the Sanskrit word “mendhika”. The use of mehndi and turmeric is described in the earliest Hindu Vedic ritual books. As a … Read More

Surprise lagoon tour

boat full of people on kalpitiya lagoon

Surprise lagoon tour (day/night camp) You must try this surprise lagoon tour (day/night camping) on your sri lankan visit with valampuri kite resort for unforgettable experience Why do you want to do this surprise lagoon tour (day/night camping) with us? One and only most demanding surprise lagoon tour with activities in sri lanka Experienced friendly guide/boat rider with positive vibes … Read More

Wilpattu national park and copper sand safari

purple heron

Wilpattu national park and copper sand safari Enjoy the wild life adventure with the historical Aryan prince Vijaya’s landing point Wilpattu is Sri Lanka’s largest and oldest national park, name derives from Tamil language, “willu” means lakes and “pattu” means ten. The Aryan prince Vijaya landed and found princess Kuveni at copper sand according to mahawansa Sri Lankan history. Earlier … Read More

6 Reasons to Visit Kalpitiya by valampuri resort

sunset kalpitiya boat ride

crane fishing in mangroves 6 Reasons to Visit Kalpitiya Kalpitiya, set right at the edge of a peninsula on the western coast of Sri Lanka, is a popular tourism site (although its remained relatively quiet and chill, adding to its appeal), and its not very hard to see why. Here are five of the main reasons. Make sure you dont … Read More

Origin of cinnamon and Sri Lanka

ceylon cinnamon

The History of Sri Lanka and the History of Spice are intertwined to the extent that it leaves one to question whether this amazing country was discovered because of spice, or vice versa. Most historians will agree that Sri Lanka was the main hub of the ancient spice trade. And with regard to cinnamon, which originated here, was certainly the … Read More

What is sustainable tourism?

Accommodation at the Kiteboarding Sri Lanka resort

Tourism will never be completely sustainable as every industry has impacts, but it can work towards becoming more sustainable. The UN World Commission on Environment and Development adopted the idea of sustainability in the Brundtland report in 1987 and defined sustainable development as follows: Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of … Read More