Frequently Asked Question

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What is the best time to visit Sri Lanka?

The best time to visit Sri Lanka is between December and March, which is the dry season on the island. However, Sri Lanka can be visited year-round as each season has its own unique attractions.

Do I need a visa to enter Sri Lanka?

Yes, all foreign nationals require a visa to enter Sri Lanka. You can apply for an electronic visa online or obtain a visa on arrival at the airport.

What is the currency in Sri Lanka?

The currency in Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan rupee (LKR).

What are the top tourist attractions in Sri Lanka?

The top tourist attractions in Sri Lanka include Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Yala National Park, Galle Fort, Temple of the Tooth, and the beaches in the southern coast.

What is the official language of Sri Lanka?

The official languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil. However, English is widely spoken and understood in the tourism industry.

What is the food like in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan cuisine is delicious and unique, with influences from Indian, Malay, and Dutch cuisine. Some must-try dishes include rice and curry, hoppers, and kottu roti.

Is it safe to travel to Sri Lanka?

Yes, Sri Lanka is generally a safe country to travel to. However, it is always advisable to take necessary precautions and avoid isolated areas.

What are the transportation options in Sri Lanka?

The transportation options in Sri Lanka include taxis, tuk-tuks, buses, trains, and private vehicles.

What should I pack for a trip to Sri Lanka?

You should pack light and comfortable clothing, sunscreen, insect repellent, and appropriate footwear for hiking and walking.

Are there any cultural customs I should be aware of in Sri Lanka?

Yes, Sri Lanka has a rich cultural heritage, and it is important to be respectful of local customs and traditions. Some important customs include removing your shoes before entering temples, covering your shoulders and legs when visiting religious sites, and asking for permission before taking photographs of locals.