The Southern Province is one of the nine provinces in Sri Lanka. It is the 7th largest province by area and is home to 2.5 million people, the 3rd most populated province. The province is bordered by the Sabaragamuwa Province and Uva Province to the North, Eastern Province to the Northeast, Western Province to the Northwest and the Indian Ocean to the South, West and East. The area is divided into three districts- Galle, Matara and Hambantota.
Farming and Fishing are the main sources of income for the vast majority of the people in this region. Important landmarks of the Southern Province include the wildlife sanctuaries; Yala, Lungamvehera and Bundala National Parks, Ussangoda in Ambalantota, which has pre-historical connections, has a panoramic view of the beach and the sea,and the ancient cities of Tissamaharama, Kirinda and Galle. ‘Andare’ from Dickwella and ‘Gajaman nona’ from denipitiya were famous poets during the Portuguese period for composing poems about common man.
Sri Lanka Dream Tours organize various tour activities that includes folk dance & music program, local house visits, local market visits, dinner or lunch with a local family of the area and much more like this. These activities are organized as part of your tour program and gives real experience of India to any guest visiting India with us.