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Back Packing

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean does not disappoint in adventure, especially for the hands-on traveller. Sri Lanka is dotted with a number of uncharted territories that is waiting to be explored. Well, if you combine the island’s expedient hostels that provide all the basic amenities and help with your travel arrangements, there really is nothing that can go wrong. From the coastal belts to the central highlands, and from intriguing tales to cultural celebrations, your backpacking experience will be a comprehensive one.

Backpacking in the island can be done throughout the year, as the beauty of the island can be explored at any time!

Popular places for backpacking in Sri Lanka

  • Unawatuna – South Coast
  • Mount Lavinia – West Coast
  • Weligama Bay– South Coast
  • Mirissa – South Coast
  • Nilaveli – East Coast
  • Bentota – South Coast
  • Matara – South Coast
  • Hikkaduwa– South Coast
  • Negombo – West Coast
  • Pasikudah – East Coast
  • Arugam Bay – East Coast
  • Colombo – West Coast
  • Galle – South Coast
  • Chilaw – West Coast
  • Batticaloa – East Coast
  • Jaffna – Northern Coast
  • Kalpitiya – West Coast
  • Trincomalee – East Coast
  • Kandy – Central Highlands
  • Nuwara Eliya – Central Highlands
  • Ella – Central Highlands
  • Anuradhapura – North Central
  • Polonnaruwa – North Central