Hotels in Sri Lanka
Essential information for Sri Lanka
Do I need a visa?
Yes. You will need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. You can get a short stay visa online at www.eta.gov.lk Tourist visas are normally issued for a maximum period of 30 days.
- Sri Lankan Airlines' flights to Colombo depart daily from Heathrow.
- Emirates depart daily (via Dubai) from across the UK.
- Qatar via Doha depart daily from Heathrow & Manchester.
Best time to go
The country enjoys near-perfect weather all the year round, with average temperatures hovering around 30° (86° F) in the coastal areas, but much cooler at around 19° (67° F) up in the hills that are central to the island. The mountains create rainy seasons at differing times to other parts of the island.