Asia Leisure Travels, colloquially known as “ALT” is the newest acquisition of the Asia Capital Group of Companies. While being famous for responding to market trends Asia Capital has entered the blossoming Inbound Leisure Sector through the formation of this new travel wing.
The company reached its highest ever GP last year with a whopping 1.2 Billion rupees generated through its various companies and as a group continues to grow from strength to strength. Furthermore the company now owns and operates 4 of the finest boutique properties in the island and is also listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange.Read more
When the sun moves from Pisces to Aries, the Sinhalese Buddhist and Tamil Hindus in Sri Lanka join forces to celebrate Aluth Avurudda – their mutual new year...Read more
If golden beaches, rising waves, misty mountains, mighty elephants, stealthy leopards, giant whales, a majestic past,
lovely tea and warm smiles could sum up a country, that would be Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka, which is also known as Ceylon, Serendipity, Heladiva, Pearl of the Indian Ocean amongst many other names is an island situated just south of India in the Indian Ocean. The island which is just over 62,000 km2 has a population of approximately 21 million. What attract many a traveler to Sri Lanka, amongst many other things, is its vibrant culture and its cosmopolitan society that is always friendly and welcoming. Sri Lanka which spans 440km (270mi) from North to South & 220km (140mi) from East to West makes it easy for you to travel from one destination to another within a short period of time. May it be the sun kissed beaches which are right around the island or the cool mountains of the central highlands or the culturally & historically rich central part of the island you can be travel within a short period from the time you disembark at the airport. Colombo the commercial capital is situated along the western coast and 40 minutes away from the main airport and the surrounding the main sea port.
Galle city situated in the southern tip of the island can be reached within one hour by land and is mainly popular for its pristine beaches and clear blue seas. Apart from Galle, Arugambay & Trincomalee on the East , Kalpitiya on the North West are amongst other coastal towns which are popular amongst many tourists. While you are sun bathing on the white sandy beaches whale & dolphin watching, scuba diving, surfing boarding & kite surfing are some of the activities which a more adventurous traveler can look forward to.
Nuwara Eliya with its cool climates and vast tea gardens surrounding it or Sinharaja which is rainforest reservation or Adams Peak famous world over as a religious landmark is more for the traveler who wants to be closer to the heavens. These areas which are situated in the central highlands are very easily accessible by road with newly commissioned highways and railways at your disposal.
The North Central region is famous for its historical landmarks & cultural heritage. Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Dambulla & Sigiriya are a must visit to any traveler who wants to experience Sri Lanka fully and wants to know how the island has evolved to be the pearl of the Indian Ocean.
Sri Lanka is not only a destination for leisure traveler but also a destination for the business traveler. Its stable Economic & Political atmosphere makes Sri Lanka conducive for investments & other business enterprises.
Come travel to Sri Lanka and experience a land, a culture & people like no other. Ayubowan!!!!!