Best photographers in India Sri Lanka, which is also known as Ceylon, is a country in the southern part of Asia. If you are visiting the country for the first time, you will be left mesmerized. You will find interactive & nature-friendly people with happy faces willing to be of help, a huge wildlife presence, and colorful culture on display and if it isn’t your first time, you will second this.
Contrary to several opinions that Sri Lanka isn’t safe for travelers, well that is not the case. Sri Lanka is indeed a safe country to go to and you need not worry about someone stabbing you from the back or a fellow starting a riot on a sunny day at the beach. The people are kind and helpful.
When plan to visit Sri Lanka, you might decide the best time to travel there. For visiting the west and south coasts or the hill country, December to March is perfect. The months between April and May to September are best for the eastern coast of the country.
If you are planning to rent a car & to drive yourself in the country, you will need a provisional driver’s license to drive. The car rental company organizes it for you for an additional amount. We booked it through SR Rent a car.
The visa application for Sri Lanka for Indians is a breeze, but be wary of private companies which make it look like your are logging in on the government website but they are actually agents. Its $21 per person which is approximately 1500/-INR.
Get your travel insurance done as it covers your baggage loss, missed flights, health problems, etc. We chose to do it with Apollo Munich and it costed us Rs. 720 (Seven hundred Twenty Rupees) per person. Don’t miss checking your benefits with your insurer.
There are several travel Sri Lanka packages that you will find, however, what has been the case oftentimes is that those packages are not as worth it as you would expect. The point is this, ditch the travel packages to Sri Lanka and curate your own. If you have the time, explore the country as much as you want and you would not go wrong.
In case you are looking for a tour guide, the one given below is perfect and worked well for me and my wife. The guide below is an itinerary for 9 days in Sri Lanka.