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Sri Lanka by Mavic Pro 2

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The Beauty of Sri Lanka in 4K

hamza_mujtaba

Shot with his DJI Mavic 2 Pro, Hamza Mujtaba takes us on a magical journey through the South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka. This Drone Video of the Week Nominee features the port city of Trincomalee; the small towns of Ella, Buttala, Hatton and Demodara; Yala National Park and Kumbuk River; Nuwara Eliya, the city nestled in the hills of tea country; the ancient rock fortress of Sigiriya; the famous railway line Nine Arches Bridge; and the holy mountain Adam's Peak. 

People and Landscapes of Sri Lanka

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SRI LANKA: The Journey (a7iii / DJI M2P)

Cedricjb

There's something for everyone in this stunning drone video of Sri Lanka, created by top contributor Cedricjb.  The video weaves together spectacular aerial footage captured with a DJI Mavic Pro 2 drone and ground camera footag.  It takes you across the stunning island nation, which is situated just south of India in the Indian Ocean. It highlights not just the stunning natural scenery of the island, but also the fascinating people who live there.   

All around Sri Lanka

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SRI LANKA | Our dream...

Robin Puskas

There's something for everyone in this amazing video of Sri Lanka by top contributor Robin Puskas.  Shot with a combination of drone and ground camera footage, the video takes in the sights and sounds of this magnificent island nation in the Indian Ocean.  It includes footage from across the island, ranging from its beautiful coastline to its jungle-like interior.  It also includes footage from the capital city Colombo and the remote Uva Province in the southeastern part of the island.  

Backpacking Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Backpacking Trip

Mikezwijgers

Backpacking offers a great way to see a small yet incredibly diverse country like Sri Lanka, and by taking a small drone the scenery can be captured from the air.  Contributor  Mikezwijgers spent three weeks backpacking the length and width of this amazing Indian Ocean island country, and kept room in his pack for a DJI Mavic Pro drone. The results speak for themselves.  This video from his trip was a Drone Video of the Week nominee in August, 2018.

Sri Lanka's 10 Best Spots

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The 10 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Sri Lanka🌴🌴

jantrnkaproductions

There are numerous spots to explore in the Indian Ocean nation of Sri Lanka, but if we could only choose ten it would look something like this. Contributor Tjantrnkaproductions was nominated for a Drone Video of the Week Award for this stunning travel video taken across the tropical paradise of Sri Lanka, the nation which was once known as Ceylon during its days as part of the British Empire. This video is nominated for the 2nd Annual Drone Video Awards in the People & Lifestyle category. 

Over Sri Lanka

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Sri Lankan Dreams - Style Piece

Joe.images

If you’ve ever dreamed about being on a tropical island in the Indian Ocean, these aerial views will bring those dreams to life! Soar over the lush palm trees and find happiness in the smiles of the people of Sri Lanka.  Formerly known as Ceylon, the island nation sits in the Indian Ocean, just south of the tip of India. These cinematic drone shots by top contributor Joe Images, who was a nominee for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards, capture the true essence of this glorious country!

Sigiriya: Sri Lanka's Rock Fortress

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Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

NGreyTravels

Contributor NGreyTravels used a DJI drone to create this remarkable aerial video of one of the world's most famous hilltop structures.  The Sigiriya ("Lion Rock") is a gigantic rock fortress and monastery complex located near the center of Sri Lanka, the island nation off the southern coast of India.  The fortress was built in the 5th century AD as a new capital city by Kashyapa I, a long-serving king of Sri Lanka.  It was later converted to a monastery, which was active until the 14th century.

Diyaluma Falls

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The Most Beautiful Waterfall in Sri Lanka

ablbaset

Diyaluma Falls is the second highest waterfall in the island nation of Sri Lanka.  It's situated in the Badulla District, which covers a portion of the interior of this island nation in the Indian Ocean.  The falls are formed by the Punagala Oya, a tributary of the Kuda Oya river.  The falls have a total height of 220 meters, or a bit over 700 ft.  You can see these beautiful falls from a bird's eye perspective in this drone video by contributor ablbaset.  

Aerial Tour of Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka

Light Line Entertainment

The beauty of the Indian Ocean is on full display in this video from Light Line Entertainment, which is shot primarily in Sri Lanka.  The video features amazing aerial footage from the island's coastline as well as from its mountainous interior.  You'll be treated to overhead shots of some of Sri Lanka's famous trains, as well as views of the well-sculpted rice terraces that abound throughout the inner reaches of the island.  Watch it and gain a newfound appreciation for this emerging tropical paradise! 

Hikkaduwa Beach

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Hikkaduwa Beach, Sri Lanka

Aerial Eye

Check out this drone video of one of the most famous beaches in Sri Lanka, compliments of contributor Aerial Eye.  Hikkaduwa Beach lies in the southwestern part of this Indian Ocean island nation, south of the capital city Colombo.  With its many reef breaks, it's popular with surfers, divers, and others who simply enjoy world-class beaches.  That moniker is certainly no exaggeration; Hikkaduwa was named one of the top 20 beaches in Asia in a recent ranking by CNN Travel.

Sri Lanka's Interior by Drone

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Sri Lanka: Earth and Sky

thedronetrip

Thedronetrip created this stunning drone video from the Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka. Much of the video was shot in the interior of the island, a land of tea plantation, elephant preserves, and hilltop fortresses. The stunning beauty of the Sri Lankan interior led to it becoming a primary filming location for the 1984 blockbuster Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, much of which was shot around the area of Kandy.  Kandy is located near the geographic center of the island.

Nine Arches British: Colonial Era Bridge

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Nine Arches Bridge - Ella, Sri Lanka

Michael McColl

Check out this amazing drone video of one of Asia's most well-known bridges, compliments of Michael McColl.  Sri Lanka's Nine Arch Bridge is located near the town of Demodara in the south-central part of the nation.  The bridge, so named because of its nine distinctive-looking arches, was a collaboration between a Sri Lankan designer and a British engineering firm.  The almost 25 meter (80 ft.) bridge runs for just over 90 meters (300 ft.) in total length.  It was completed in 1921.  

The Lighthouse of Oluvil

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Light House - Oluvil - Sri Lanka

ablbaset

Top contributor ablbaset used a drone to film one of the most well known lighthouses on the island nation of Sri Lanka.  It's called the Oluvil Light House, and it's located on the country's southeastern coast. The distinctive looking white cylindrical structure stands just under 24 meters (about 80 ft.) high.  Opened in 1999, it was the first lighthouse constructed in Sri Lanka since the country achieved independence from the British Empire several decades previously.  

Dambulla, the Golden Temple, and More

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Sri Lanka 2017

DonMigel

Contributor DonMigel used a combination of drone (DJI Mavic Pro) and ground camera (GoPro Hero 4) footage to create this amazing video record of a trip to the South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka.  The video features footage of the following locations: Dambulla,  the Golden Temple,  the "rock fortress" of Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, Trincomalee, the fortress of Batticaloa,  the Batticaloa Light House, Minneriya National Park, Minneriya, Rankot Vihara, and Gal Vihara. 

Polonnaruwa, Hummanaya Blowhole, and More

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View from Above- Sri Lanka

Copter Works

The iconic Dondra Head Lighthouse at the island's very southern tip; the ruins of the ancient city of Polonnaruwa in the North Central province (the capital of a Sinhalese kingdom that ruled the island from the 11th-13th centuries); the Ravana Waterfall in the south-central Uva province near Ella and the nearby Nine Arch Bridge; the Hummanaya Blowhole (believed to be the world's second-largest blowhole) near Tangalle on the southern coast; the central highlands; and more.

Akkaraipattu, Eastern Province

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Akkaraipattu Special Edition

ablbaset

Contributor ablbaset created this aerial tour of an important town on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka.  It's called Akkaraipattu, and it's located in the Eastern Province, which covers most of this Indian Ocean island nation's eastern coastline.  It's located roughly 250 km (around 160 mi.) due east of the capital city of Colombo. Part of the country's dry zone, Akkaraipatu is home to some of its most productive rice growing acreage.   It's also become a popular beach destination.   

Sri Lanka's Marine Wildlife

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Experience Ocean Safari with Borderlands Sri Lanka.

summitosea

It is reasonably well known that the Indian Ocean island nation of Sri Lanka is among the most biodiverse countries on earth.  What is perhaps less well known is that this label extends to the Indian Ocean waters off the coast of this island nation.  In this video, Summittosea gives us a look at this Sri Lankan offshore biodiversity in the form of blue whales - the largest creature on earth.  The drone footage of this graceful animal is stunning.

Motorcycle Ride across Ceylon

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WeRide - A journey with Royal Enfield - Sri Lanka - LankaTuber

ablbaset

Sri Lanka is still far enough off the beaten path that it appeals to more adventurous travelers.  Case in point is this group of travelers who drove their Royal Enfield motorcycles across this island nation in the Indian Ocean.  Using a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone, contributor Ablbaset memorialized the trip with this amazing aerial video.  While a road trip like this is not for the faint of heart, you can ride along from the comfort (and safety!) of your own screen.  

Dondra Head, Ravana Falls, and More

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Beautiful Sri Lanka - Aerial Showreel

Copter Works

Take in some of the most beautiful sights of the island of Sri Lanka in this fantastic reel by Copter Works.  The video features footage from the following locations: (1) the Dondra Head Lighthouse at the southern tip of the island, Sri Lanka's tallest lighthouse; (2) the magnificent Nine Arches Bridge around Ella in the south-central Ulva Province; (3) the beaches of Galle, in the coastal Southern Province; and (4) the stunning cascading Ravana waterfalls, back near Ella.  

Tanelle, Polonnaruwa, and Sigiraya

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Sri Lanka - 2018

Tropical Road

Take a tour through the heart of Sri Lanka in this terrific travel video by Tropical Road.  The video will take you between scenes of dancers on the southern coast near Tangalle and two of the country's most important cutural sites: the ruins of Polonnaruwa in the North Central Province, the capital of a kingdom which ruled the island for two centuries during the Middle Ages; (3) the famous monastery-fortress of Sigiriya in the Central Province, the remains of an even earlier Sri Lankan kingdom capital.

Kitugala: Canyon Borderlands

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Marvel Canyon Borderlands Sri Lanka Adventure Base Camp

summitosea

Travelers to Sri Lanka seeking adrenaline filled adventure are well advised to consider the Borderlands Sri Lanka Adventure Base Camp.  The camp is situated near the town of Kitulgala, on the western part of this Indian Ocean island nation.  As you'll see in this drone video by Summitosea, the nearby Marvel Canyon is an adventure-sports heaven featuring kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, cliff jumping, and more.   

Aerial Reel from SL

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Sri Lanka - Aerial Reel

Joe.images

From boating to surfing, to waterfalls of the rainforest, and to golden horizons, the naturally diverse landscape of Sri Lanka is a drone pilot’s paradise. There is nothing like a birds eye view of the endless coast lines and rich culture of this Indian Ocean island, so close to the Indian mainland and yet so different.  Top contributor Joe Images, who was a finalist for the 2017 AirVuz Drone Video Awards, put together this epic highlight reel of his drone footage of Sri Lanka. 

Sri Lanka by Drone

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Sri Lanka by Drone

NGreyTravels

The lure of Sri Lanka's natural beauty, stunning wild life, and epic surfing have ignited a multi-year tourism boom for this island nation located off the southern coast of India.  In this video, contributor NGreyTravels uses a drone to create a magnificent aerial tour of this tropical paradise.  The footage includes aerial views of the great rooftop fortress/monastery of Sigiraya, as well as of some of the more exotic residents of Sri Lanka - namely, a herd of elephants! 

Sri Lanka by Mavic Pro

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Sri Lanka Drone Travel Compilation

Thib from Above

For being a relatively small country, Sri Lanka offers a tremendous amount of biodiversity, stunning landscapes, and cultural landmarks indicative of tens of thousands of years of human habitation.  This incredible video by contributor Thib from Above, which was created with a DJI Mavic Pro drone, will give you a bird's eye view of this amazing Indian Ocean island nation.  Watch it to catch some epic bird's eye views of the country's famous rainforests, beaches, and mountaintop fortresses.  

Across Sri Lanka by Mavic Pro

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Sri Lanka: The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

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Take a tour of beautiful Sri Lanka with this incredible drone video.  The areas featured in the video (in order of appearance) are Tangalle/Goyambokka, Jungle Beach (Unawatuna), Sigiriya, Ella, Kandy and Midigama.  Fans of the Indiana Jones movie series may find some of this territory looks familiar: Kandy was a filming location for the second installment of the series, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984).  The famous scene with the rope bridge was filmed near here.  

Sri Lanka by DJI Spark

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Shades of Sri Lanka

dronerditaly

The South Asian country of Sri Lanka is known for its unique blend of cultures, languages, and ethnicities as well as its 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, tropical climate, Buddhist temples and endless beaches. The countless national parks and forest reserves are also home to a plethora of wildlife, such as exotic birds, reptiles, sloth bears, leopards, elephants, and crocodiles. You can see many of those animals in this aerial video, shot on the DJI Spark, by dronerditaly. 

17 Locations in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka 2018

ablbaset

Check out this stunning aerial tour of Sri Lanka from top contributor ablbaset.  The video features footage from 17 locations across this island nation in the Indian Ocean: Akkaraipattu, Addalaichenai, Oluvil, Kalmunai, Sainthamaruthu, Nintavur, Pottuvil, Eravur, Batticaloa, Dahaata Wanguwa, Rathna Falls, Komari, Sembuwatta, Panamkadu, Arugambay (Ulla), Lagugala, and Hasalaka.  These represent some of the most well-known spots in the country, a growing tourist destination.  

Six Spots in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka by Drone

Aldo
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Take a mini tour of the South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka in this beautiful piece by contributor and drone pilot Aldo.  The video features footage of the following locations: Tangalle beach, near the southern tip of the island; the rice fields of Polonnaruwa; Little Adams peak near Ella, in the south-central part of the island; Dikwella beach, just west of Tangalle; and Blue Beach and Unawatuna Beach on the southwestern coast, the latter being considered the country's most famous beach. 

Captioned Tour of Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka- Like You've Never Seen Before

deathstalker

Take a tour of Sri Lanka in this beautiful, well-captioned video by deathstalker.  Featured locations include the Pinnawala Elephant Sanctuary in the west-central Sabaragamuwa Province; the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens, just west of Kandy in the Central Province; the Temple of Kandy; Golden Temple of Dambulla, north of Kandy in the Central Province;  the Sigiriya rock fortress and monastery, also located near Dambulla; and Anuradhapura, the principal city of northern Sri Lanka.

Five Places in Sri Lanka

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Sri lanka - BEST PLACES 4K

Tropical Road

Contributor Tropical Road created this video featuring five of the best spots to visit in the South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka.  The five spots are (in order of appearance): (1) Jungle Beach, located in the Trincomalee District of the Eastern Province; (2) Polannaruva, a town in the North Central Province; (3) Bentota Beach, on the southwestern coast in the Southern Province; (4) the Mahaweli River, the country's longest; (5) the Sigiriya rock fortress, located near the city of Kandy in the Central Province.    

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