Frequently Asked Questions

To take full advantage of a holiday destination, especially to a richly diverse country as Sri Lanka – the small miracle – you need to know some basic facts. To help you understand what to expect, below are the answers to frequently asked questions by tourists who book a holiday in Sri Lanka. What’s more, there is a complementary list of tourist information.

It’s in the South-east region of Asia. Just below India a tear drop shaped island is Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka lies between the northern latitudes 5° 55. and 9° 55. and the eastern longitudes 79° 42. and 81° 52., 650 Km north of the equator.

It is the same country, The name Ceylon was given by the British and was used until 1972 after which Sri Lanka was and still is used.

Absolutely, it is one of the best places to visit, Sri Lanka is now considered as one of the best places to have a vacation at.

Sri Lanka is a tropical country with almost the same season all year long except for monsoon seasons kicking off at different times during the year, despite showers a warm sunny climate is always guaranteed.

There are lots of benefits in visiting Sri Lanka. First, it is a great place to regroup during the vacation after a very hectic lifestyle. It also provides the best way to be connected with nature with all the Eco-tourism going on. Touring Sri Lanka, you can get the first-hand taste in the culture which is very vibrant and most of all awe-striking. These are just a few of the many benefits that I can list.

It actually depends in where you are , religious places have a strict protocol when it comes to clothes where people should cover themselves up. However, other than that you can wear almost anything that goes with the warm climate , sundresses, shorts , t-shirts and sandals are some of the clothes that you can wear to fight of the heat.

Well the options are endless, there are loads of Archaeological sites, ancient ruins, nature reserves, beaches and plenty more. UNESCO has named many places in Sri Lanka as World Heritage Sites such as Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa. You can also go shopping in the great city of Colombo, where malls and stores are endless.

The options are again endless here , five-star hotels, motels, resorts, bungalows and villas ( which are rented out according to your needs ), guest houses and many more places can be used for accommodation usually you can voice your opinions and requests to your tour agents and they will undertake the arrangements.

Sri Lanka boasts a very ancient medicinal system that can be used by almost anyone, lots of spas offer treatments as well as Ayurveda hospitals, special Ayurveda packages, getaways are offered by hotels.