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Title: Best places to visit in Sri Lanka by Blue Lanka Tours


1
Places to Visit in Sri Lanka
2
Highlights
  • Places to visit
  • Best time to visit
  • Getting around
  • Food and drink
  • Accommodation
  • Tips

3
Places to visit
Beaches
  • 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
April and September November Good weather
island-wide. Make sure you have reserved your
accommodation and transportation in advance
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
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, Colom
bo,
Sri lanka.
You can email us at letstravel_at_bluelankatours.com
OR call us on ( 94) 77 730 0852 www.bluelanka
tours.com
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