Sri Lanka is a tropical island country in the Indian Ocean, belongs to South Asia and is located in the southeast of India. It used to be known as Ceylon. Sri Lanka is divided into 9 provinces and 25 counties. Sri Lanka is close to the equator and there is a summer climate all year round. Sri Lanka is known as "the pearl of the Indian Ocean" for its rich natural and cultural heritage and unique as well as charming cultural atmosphere. Geographical relationships have had a major impact on Indian culture. It is a country where Buddhism is the mainstay and where different religions live in harmony. What to see in Sri Lanka? The highlights in Sri Lanka focus mainly on the central Sri Lanka and the southwestern coasts of Sri Lanka, where tourists can visit Kandy with the national treasure Sakyamuni relic, Nuwara Eliya with alpine tea field, the "Little Africa" Yala National Park and beaches of the Indian Ocean.