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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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The world has finally woken up to Sri Lankan cuisine. It now has a global reputation for offering some of the richest, most delicious food in Asia and all visitors to Sri Lanka should try as many authentic dishes as possible. This guide will explain some of the most mouthwatering traditional dishes tourists should try […]

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When planning a trip to Sri Lanka it’s important to arrange your itinerary around the numerous Sri Lankan public holidays and festivals. Sri Lanka enjoys a relatively high number of public celebrations during the year and these can affect travel and business opening hours. Whether you’re coming to Sri Lanka to celebrate one of these […]

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