You can see some of the world's most endangered species on Sri Lanka active holidays
If you're enjoying Sri Lanka active holidays, then you'll come across amazing scenes of wildlife.
The island nation has built a sterling reputation for its amazing natural scenery and wildlife.
Species such as elephants, leopards and sloth bears can be seen in Sri Lanka in all their glory.
Because of the strong Buddhist traditions that prevail in many parts of the country, it has enjoyed a culture of conservation stretching back more than two millennia.
Today, the beautiful South East Asian nation boasts no less than nine national parks and seven bird sanctuaries, which offer protected habitats to many wonderful species and give tourists unique opportunities to see them in the wild.
As Sri Lanka's tourism board points out, 43 of the world's endangered species can be seen in the country's national parks.
"Sri Lanka though small in size, is one of the few places on earth where the world's largest land and sea mammals can be seen in a day.
"Home to the inimitable Asian elephant, Sri Lanka's southern ocean waters are the playground to the giants of the sea - the docile blue whales."