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Highlights of Sri Lanka
Marvel at magnificent temples, see the World Heritage Rock Fortress at Sigiriya, search for elephants and other wild animals at Yala National Park, discover the fascinating caves at Dambulla and explore the ruined cities of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura.
Climb the spectacular rock fortress of Sigiriya
Explore the ruins of medieval Polonnaruwa
Visit Kandy’s sacred temple
Safari with elephants in the Yala National Park
Wander the historic city of Colombo
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Sri Lanka - The Pearl Of The Indian Ocean
Golden sandy beaches, lush cloudy mountains, magnificent wildlife, world-class safari parks, UNESCO world heritage archaeological sites, delicious spicy food, rich culture and smiling people: Sri Lanka has everything to make your holiday unforgettable.
Sri Lanka was named the Top Country for Travel in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Covering 64,630 square kilometres of land and 980 square kilometres of water, this tiny island is located just southeast of the tip of India.
However, there are quite cultural differences compared to the Indian subcontinent to make you feel very exotic, but everything is so comfortable. English is widely spoken. So, book your Sri Lankan holiday today!
Popular Destinations in Sri Lanka
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 holds a national surfing championship each year. The main attractions along the East Coast are the white sandy beaches of Pasikudah and Nilaveli, scenic pigeon island and Gal Oya and Kumana national parks.
The island shelters hundreds of endemic species of fauna and flora, including more than a dozen different species of animals. Book a safari in Sri Lanka for a chance to witness wild elephants, sloth bears, leopards and many more animals.
Sri Lanka's south coast is famous for its world-class beaches. If you're looking to soak up the rays all day on the sandy beaches, this is the perfect destination. Also, the south coast is renowned for blue whale and dolphin watching and is said to be one of the richest seas in the Indian ocean.
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.
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, heavy rain and strong winds can be predicted at certain months of the year. When planning your Sri Lankan holiday, it is best to avoid the monsoons months (May - September and December to February).
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?
04. Sloth Bears
06. Wild Boars
08. Some Spiders
Which airlines fly direct from the UK to Sri Lanka?
SriLankan Airlines is the only airline that flies direct from London Heathrow airport to Colombo Bandaranayake international airport. However, there are other airlines such as Emirates, Qatar Airways and Kuwait Airways flying from both London Heathrow and Gatwick airports to Colombo Bandaranayake international airport with at least one stopover. Emirates flies from Newcastle and Manchester via Dubai.
Who needs a visa to go to Sri Lanka?
With effect from 1st April 2019, the citizens of the following countries will not need a visa to visit Sri Lanka.
05. South Korea
06. United States
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). For details, please visit 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