Meet the laid back charm of the colonial era, combined with the vibrancies of a modern city in Colombo. With the Indian Ocean touching its western bou...
Situated in the heart of Sri Lanka is the sacred city of Kandy. Popularly known as Senkadagalapura, this city is marked for being the last capital of ...
On the western coast of Sri Lanka lies the city of Negombo, famous for its beautiful beaches. Owing to its proximity with the Bandaranaike Internation...
Situated on the southwest tip of Sri Lanka, the old town of Galle is one you surely don’t want to miss. Brimming with exotic beaches and colonia...
Sri Lanka is situated in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean. It is an island country and is officially called the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon till the year 1972. Sri Lankan Tourism is based on the country’s wonderful beaches, wildlife, heritage, scenic beauty, fitness programs, sports and adventure and festivals. Apart from the astonishing number of tourist attractions, and the cultural diversity, another important factor for the tourists favoring Sri Lanka as a tourist attraction is that its length and breadth can be covered within a few days.
Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
65,610 square km (25,332 square miles)
Climate & Geography
Sri Lanka has a moderate climate due to the effects of the winds from the Indian Ocean all around it. Sri Lanka has Mean Temperatures which hover between 17 degrees C (62.6 degrees C) and 33 degrees C (91.4 degrees F). Rainfall is dictated by the monsoon winds of the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal.
Sri Lanka shares maritime borders with the countries of Maldives to its southwest and India to its northwest. The geographic location of Sri Lanka makes it strategically important place during the days of Silk Route Trade and the world wars. Sri Lanka is situated between latitudes 5 degrees and 10 degrees N and longitudes 79 degrees and 82 degrees E.
The transportation of Sri Lanka is well developed with the bulk of the load being carried by the highways. The highways are centered on the capital city of Colombo.
Tourist & Immigration Info
Contact the nearest embassy of Sri Lanka for updated details on the requirements for obtaining visa.