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Title: What you need to know about Sri Lanka Tours


1
HOLIDAYS IN SRI LANKA
2
Highlights
  • Places to visit
  • Best time to visit
  • Getting around
  • Food and drink
  • Accommodation
  • Tips

3
Beaches
Places to visit
  • EAST COAST
  • Arugam Bay
  • Passikuda
  • SOUTH COAST
  • Unawatuna
  • Galle
  • Hikkaduwa
  • Mirissa

4
Places to Visit
  • Hill Country
  • Kandy
  • Nuwara Eliya
  • Hatton
  • Ella
  • Historic Sites
  • Anuradhapura well preserved ruins of rich
    historical civilizations
  • Dambulla - Cave Temple
  • Sigiriya - Rock Fortress

5
Places to Visit
  • Cultural Attractions
  • Kandy Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic
  • Esala Perahera (a grand procession that takes
    place in July/August every year)
  • Kataragama A collection of Shrines and Temples
  • Sigiriya - Rock Fortress

6
Places to Visit
  • Wildlife and Adventure
  • Jeep Safari at Wilpattu National Park, Minneriya
    National Park
  • Yala Wildlife Camping
  • Sinharaja Forest Visit to a Bio-diverse
    National Park
  • Sigiriya Rock Climbing
  • Adams Peak Rock Climbing
  • Knuckles Mountain Range Trekking
  • Kithulgala White Water Rafting

7
Best Time to Visit
  • Beautiful Sunshine Makes Sri Lanka A Year Round
    Holiday Destination

December March Northeast monsoon Best time to
visit Sri Lanka, particularly the west and south
coast beaches. Make sure you have reserved your
accommodation and transportation in advance
April and September November Good weather
island-wide. Make sure you have reserved your
accommodation and transportation in advance
May August Southwest monsoon Weather is best
in the North and East
8
Best Time to Visit
  • Daytime averages 26 30 Degrees Celsius island
    wide, except for the hill country which can get
    slightly chilly at times.
  • Humidity levels reach 90 in the Southwestern
    coast while the rest of the country experiences
    70-80 humidity.

9
Getting Around
  • Bus Cheapest mode. Can take you to all corners
    of the island.
  • Train Budget friendly. Will get you to major
    towns and cities.
  • Three Wheeler Very commonly used. Confirm fare
    in advance or look out for meter.
  • Taxi Cars and vans available on request.
  • Private Tour Operators Blue Lanka Tours will
    arrange a vehicle and driver to take you around
    Sri Lanka.

10
Authentic Lankan Food
  • Lamprais
  • String Hoppers
  • Hoppers
  • Kottu
  • Sri Lankan Rice and Curry

11
Accommodation
  • Hotels, holiday apartments, villas and bungalows
    available island wide, and to suit every budget
  • Themed hotels such as eco friendly, Ayurvedic,
    etc to give you a unique experience and enhance
    your holiday in Sri Lanka

12
Tips
  • You can apply for visas
  • Online
  • At the Sri Lankan immigration office of your
    respective country
  • On arrival at the Bandaranayke International
    Airport.
  • Two Airports in Sri Lanka
  • Bandaranaiyake International Airport 32kms from
    Colombo
  • Mattala Rajapakse International Airport
    Hambantota (south coast)

13
Tips
  • Internet
  • Internet facilities are available at most public
    places.
  • Mobile network providers are available to supply
    mobile and data connections on the go.
  • Currency
  • LKR140.00 for USD 1.00
  • Currency notes are available in 5000, 2000,
    1000, 500, 100, 50 and 20, 10.

14
Tips
  • As a Tourist
  • Sri Lanka is an absolutely family friendly
    tourist destination
  • Obey camera rules at religious sites
  • Decent clothing is a must when entering all
    religious sites
  • Tipping is expected for good service
  • Lankans are friendly in nature

15
Thanks...!
  • Blue Lanka Tours is proud to be at your service

Office in Colombo Blue Lanka Tours (Pvt)
Limited No. 10, 1/1, Mission Road, Kotte,
Colombo, Sri lanka.
  • You can email us at
  • letstravel_at_bluelankatours.com
  • OR call us on
  • ( 94) 77 730 0852
  • www.bluelankatours.com
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