Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a recorded history that spans back 3000 years. Like its massive neighbour India, Sri Lanka is a diverse country, home to many religions, ethnicities and languages. It is also still blessed with a variety of wildlife that has survived alongside this human civilisation, on this small island for centuries. Today it offers tourists a diverse experience – from the modern city of Colombo with its skyscrapers to national parks teeming with elephants and religious and cultural buildings of multiple origins.

Your travel expert:

Click to display the map

Travel Information


Electrical sockets in Sri Lanka are Type G (BS-1363) and Type C (CEE 7/16 Europlug) and Type D (BS-546). If your appliance’s plug doesn’t match the shape…

Read More


CurrencySri Lanka Rupee (LKR; symbol Rp) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of Rp2,000, 1,000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations…

Read More


All water should be regarded as being potentially contaminated. Water used for drinking, brushing teeth or making ice should have first been boiled or…

Read More


Sri Lanka climate is tropical and consists of distinct wet and dry seasons. The Yala monsoon brings abundant rainfall to the country’s western and southern…

Read More


Domestic air services around Sri Lanka are limited, and most tourists travel by either road or train. If you do choose to fly, then the major domestic…

Read More


The weather in Sri Lanka can be unpredictable during any season so depending on where in the country you’re going, it’s best to take layers. The central…

Read More



Sri Lanka’s seaside metropolis of Colombo offers a laid-back atmosphere coupled with a mixture of crumbling colonial buildings and glinting skyscrapers. Stroll to Pettah, Colombo’s main…

View more


Resting on the southern edge of Sri Lanka’s picturesque Hill Country, the small, sleepy village of Ella is known for its exceptional natural scenery, its wonderfully…

View more


Pronounced ‘gawl’ in English, Galle is the best example of a walled city built by the Portuguese in South Asia in the 16th Century. It was…

View more


The second major city in Sri Lanka (the other being Colombo) lies in the midst of the Kandy Plateau, an area of tropical tea plantations. A…

View more


Located in southwestern Sri Lanka, the town of Kotugoda serves as an excellent base from which to explore the scenic surrounding area which is covered in…

View more


Situated in the northern Matale District of Sri Lanka, the small village of Sigiriya is best known for its proximity to the magnificent Sigiriya ‘Lion Rock’….

View more


Tissa, as this south-eastern town is known, is surrounded by rice paddies and ancient temples. Visit the recently restored white-domed Tessa Dagoba, a Buddhist stupa that…

View more

Featured Tours

Gems of Sri Lanka

A bright green drop in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka is a colorful, vivid and vibrant country, with a history that goes back three thousand…

View more