With its biodiversity and varying eco-systems Sri Lanka is a prime eco-tourism destination. Places to visit include Sinharaja Forest Reserve and Knuckles mountain range; the National Parks of Yala, Udawalawe, Bundala, Horton Plains, Minneriya and Kaudulla; and the rock edifices of Ritigala and Pidurangala.
This tiny island and its continental shelf are host to two of the largest mammals on earth – the whale and Asian elephant. Its biodiversity per unit is the highest in Asia.
- The Bio-diversity of Sri Lanka: