Sri Lanka Travel Information

eenLike 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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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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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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Colombo is a vibrant city located on the west coast of Sri Lanka and is one of the biggest commercial ports in the Indian Ocean. It is one of two capitals in Sri Lanka: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the official administrative capital, while Colombo is the commercial capital. Colombo also boasts a long and varied […]

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