Sri Lanka Holidays

Escape to the sunshine

Sri Lanka

Golden sandy beaches, lush cloudy mountains, magnificent wildlife, world-class safari parks, UNESCO world heritage archaeological sites, delicious spicy food, rich culture and smiley people, Sri Lanka has everything to make your holiday unforgettable.

Sri Lanka has been named as top country for travel in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Covering  64,630 square kilometers of land and 980 square kilometers of water, this tiny island is located just southeast of the tip of India. However, there are quite cultural differences compared to Indian subcontinent to make you feel very exotic, but everything is so comfortable. Sri Lanka's literacy rate is 98.9 and English is widely spoken. So, book your Sri Lanka holidays Today! 




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Most Popular Tourists Attractions Sri Lanka

Colombo

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka. The city has reveled as tops' must-photograph' travel destination of 2019 due to its colonial architecture, spectacular beaches and modern skyscrapers. Colombo has a vibrant nightlife and dozens of modern shopping malls where you can buy international brands at cheap prices.

Kandy

Kandy is the 2nd largest city in Sri Lanka located on a plateau surrounded by misty mountains, lush green rain forests and tea plantations. The city is popular for scarce Buddhist sites including the temple of the tooth which has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Also, the royal botanical garden, tea museum and central lake are most popular gateways among tourists. 

East Coast

Sri Lanka's picturesque east coast is renowned for sailing and surfing. Arugambay beach is one of the best surfing beaches in the world which hold national surfing championship each year. The white sand beaches of Pasikudah and Nilaveli, scenic pigeon island and Gal Oya and Kumana national parks are main attractions on the east coast and surrounding.

Cultural Triangle

 Sri Lanka is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The cultural triangular covers three major ancient cities which offer a wealth of historical and religious sites, ancient irrigation systems, national parks and UNESCO world heritages including Sigiriya rock which is named as the 8th wonder of the world.

Safaris

Sri Lanka is an island located in the Indian ocean. As a result, the island is shelter to hundreds of endemic species of fauna and flora, including more than a dozen different species of animals. When considering safari in Sri Lanka, there are a number of huge national parks where you can watch wild elephants, sloth bear, leopards and many animals, reptiles abundantly.

South Coast

Sri Lanka south cost is well known for some of the world class beaches. If you're looking to dip up the rays all day on the sandy beaches, this is the place you should visit. Also, the south coast is renowned for blue whale and dolphin watching and it is said to be one of the richest seas in the Indian ocean.


Essential information for Sri Lanka

When is the best time to visit Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is known to be a year-round holiday destination. However, due to two active monsoon systems, a heavy rain and strong wind can be predicted at certain months of the year. Hence, when planning your beach destination, it is vital to avoid monsoons months to avoid any distractions to your holiday plan.    


What is the average temperature in Sri Lanka?

The average temperature for the country as a whole is between 28 to 30 °C (82.4 to 86.0 °F). However, the average temperature ranges from a low of 9.4 °C (60.8 °F) in the Central Highlands to a high of 32 °C (89.6 °F) on the northeast coast.

The lowest temperature ever recorded in the country was -1.1°C (30 °F) in the city of Nuwara Eliya and the highest temperature ever recorded was 39.8 °C (103.6 °F) in the coastal city of Trincomalee. But the distance between these two cities is just 158 miles.


What dangerous animals live in Sri Lanka?

01. Mosquitos
02.Leopards
03. Crocodile
04. Sloth Bear
05. Elephants
06. Wild Boar
07. Snakes
08. Some Spiders

Which airlines fly direct from the UK to Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is known to be a year-round holiday destination. However, due to two active monsoon systems, a heavy rain and strong wind can be predicted at certain months of the year. Hence, when planning your beach destination, it is vital to avoid monsoons months to avoid any distractions to your holiday plan.  


Who needs a visa to go to Sri Lanka?     

With the effect of 1st April 2019, the citizens of the following countries will not need a visa for Sri Lanka. 01. Australia
02. Thailand
03. Singapore
04. Malaysia
05. South Korea
06. United Status
07. Canada
08. New Zealand
09. All European union citizens 

In addition, except Maldives and Seychelles, the citizens of other countries must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA). So, please click on the following government website to learn more about the Electronic Travel Authorization visa process.                 https://www.eta.gov.lk/slvisa/visainfo/center.jsp?locale=en_US


Is it safe to holiday in Sri Lanka in 2020?   

Despite the recent Easter Sunday terrorist attack,  Sri Lanka is still one of the safest places to travel in Asia. People are very friendly and hospitable. Specially after put end to the 30 years of brutal civil war in 2009, Sri Lanka is booming with tourism and has become one of the luxuries tourism hotspots in Asia. However, as with any destinations, it is advisable to take extra precautionary measures to ensure safety. Mainly, road accidents and drawings are the most common causes of death among tourists.