Sri Lanka is a wonderful tourist destination that has always lured tourists from all over the world with its rich heritage, enticing beaches, diverse wildlife, and exquisite landscapes. The country is miraculous owing to the fact that it presents an abundance of physical diversity in a compact bundle. First-time visitors are easily captivated by the pearl-shaped island's uniqueness.The island of Sri Lanka also contains wetlands, lagoons, rivers and forests apart from exuberant beaches. For people who like to visit heritage sites and peep into history a little bit, Sri Lanka boasts of having thousand years of rich heritage. The country has eight places that are honoured as UNESCO world heritage sites, which include the Dutch fort of Galle, the rock fortress of Sigiriya, the golden rock temple of Dambulla, scared city of Anuradapura, ancient city of Polonnaruwa, hill capital Kandy, exquisite Horton plains, ancient monastery Maligawila and very popular Singharaja rain forest.