Located in the northernmost region of Sri Lanka, Jaffna has an ancient charm that beholds the port city. Populated mainly with Jaffna Tamil speaking people, it is one of the oldest habitations in lower south Asia. Jaffna being the heart of the Tamil Culture in Sri Lanka is known for traditional Kovils and Catholic churches.
Jaffna Peninsula, almost detached from Sri Lanka, is almost an Island surrounded by calm and unspoilt beaches. After almost 20 years of Civil War, tourists can now travel to Jaffna either by land, air or train. It has many features to offer, ranging from rich culture and history to a remarkable environment and salubrious climate.