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Like many countries, there are certain entry restrictions when visiting Sri Lanka. Most foreign nationals cannot enter without a visa or travel authorization, and these requirements vary country to country. Due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) originating in Wuhan, China, Sri Lanka has introduced a number of new travel restrictions to deal with […]

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There are many options for accommodation in Sri Lanka. Whether traveling to the hill country in the center of the island country or the tropical lowlands and beaches, there is a range of places to stay for international visitors. It is important to decide on your accommodation before making the journey, as this information is […]

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One of the first places that comes to mind when travelers think of Sri Lanka is the tea plantations of its central Hill Country. One of the premier cities in this region is Nuwara Eliya and it is a destination that thousands of domestic and foreign tourists enjoy each year. Traveling to Sri Lanka’s tea […]

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It is important to understand Sri Lanka visa photo requirements before applying for the electronic travel authorization (ETA) online. Visitors traveling to the country require a Sri Lanka visa or ETA (except for nationals of the Maldives, the Seychelles, and Singapore, who are visa-exempt). When applying for any type of visa or ETA, it is […]

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One of Sri Lanka’s main commercial hubs and administrative capital of the Negombo Division, the city of Negombo attracts Sri Lankan and international visitors thanks to its enchanting lagoon with its sandy beaches and traditional community of fishermen, delicious food and heritage colonial architecture. Being very close to the capital Colombo, it’s also an easy […]

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Considered one of if not the most beautiful train journey in the world, the train ride from Kandy to Ella is an unmissable experience and definitely one of the best things you can do while in Sri Lanka for your holidays. Imagine lush tea plantations, waterfalls, clouds and mist framed by your train window. Expect […]

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Surfing vacations in Sri Lanka are becoming ever more popular as tourism grows in the Indian Ocean country. Whilst most people think of Sri Lanka in terms of a backpacking experience or family getaway, many might be surprised to learn about the small nation’s surfer credentials. Sri Lanka itself has a lot to offer, it […]

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Foreign travelers visiting Colombo on a cruise ship often have doubts about the type of Sri Lanka visa they should be applying for. This is especially confusing when the stopover in Sri Lanka is short, typically under 1 or 2 days, and passengers wish to spend time ashore. Read our expert travel advice to get […]

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Sri Lanka’s pristine beaches, breathtaking waterfalls, and scenic hiking trails have turned this South Asian country into an incredibly popular tourist destination for travelers from all over the world. If you would like to experience everything the island has to offer, you may do so by flying into one of Sri Lanka’s international airports, or […]

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