Sri Lanka Tour in 3 Minutes
You must be thinking, How is that possible to go around the nation of islands within just 3 minutes?
We will tell you how? Sri Lanka has been a brother to India. and most of the Indian people do not prefer visiting Sri Lanka just because of the similarities between both the nations.
This is exactly the reason to visit Sri Lanka, To find out the diversities between two different cultures and you will be proven wrong on your assumptions being similar in cultures.
If you are thinking to plan your next visit to Sri Lanka then some questions might be bothering you, Like, Do I need a visa for Sri Lanka and What are the visa requirements?
Don’t worry, we have taken care of everything for you.
Yes, Indian citizens need a visa. But, Sri Lanka offers very convenient and easy online visa process that shows their vision towards tourism. You can ( and should) apply for Sri Lanka visa online prior to your visit. It only takes some minutes and cost of Sri Lanka online visa for the Indian citizen is around 1900 INR and allow you to skip VOA queue upon arrival and head straight to immigration.
Here you can apply for an online visa with immediate assistance.
Sri Lanka has lot more to offer than just rich heritage, tea farms and pristine beaches, most of the travellers around the globe come to Sri Lanka for a perfect holiday.
Arrival in Colombo
Katunayake Airport located outside of the capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is the main international airport on this islands nation and is the gateway to Sri Lanka for the nearly all foreign tourists. You can find a paid ride which takes less than an hour to reach Colombo by many of new highways.
Transportation around Sri Lanka
The fastest and convenient way to roam around Colombo is via Auto Rickshaw. These three-wheelers are exactly the same as the ones found in India. But with one key difference: they are all brand new from Italian automobile company Piaggio.
Don’t be a Follower, Be an Explorer.
Every year large number of tourists visit here but they always tend to visit the same top places in Sri Lanka. Yala National Park, Temple of the Tooth and Sigiriya. You must visit them, after all, they are some of Sri Lanka's most iconic places and impressive destinations. But you should also take a time and do some unique, off-beaten path activities as well.
Yala National Park
Travellers around the world, visit Yala National Park to spot leopards, this national park is home to 40 leopards, 44 species of mammals and 215 species of birds. It is considered to be the best place to spot leopards in South East Asia.
Sigiriya Rock also known as Lion Rock is an ancient palace located in Dambulla, Sri Lanka. According to the ancient Sri Lankan story, King Kasyapa built his palace on the top of this rock and decorated its sides with colourful paints. A gateway to his palace is built in the form of an enormous lion. The name of this place is derived from this structure Sīhāgiri, the Lion Rock. After King's death, the palace and the capital was abandoned and used as Buddhist monastery until the 14th century.
Top Off-Beat Activities in Sri Lanka
Pssst! We are revealing four hidden and lesser-known spots in Sri Lanka, the best part is? All four can be visited in one day.
- Makeliella, a gorgeous waterfall hidden amongst the forest far from the concrete jungles.
- The two lesser known spots that are in Kalutara, a town that every traveller to Sri Lanka crosses through without even realizing it. It lies along the highway in between capital Colombo, and Galle They are Kalutara Buddhist Temple, the only hollow stupa in the world,
- The Final one is Pahiyangala Cave which has been discovered as Asia’s largest natural cave, where human remains dating back nearly 10,000 years.
If you find planning an itinerary is a hefty work, we suggest you to look for latest offers on the Sri Lanka holiday packages. So you can sit back and enjoy delicious food, relaxing stays and comfortable rides.
By yogesh adhau| 10 Jan, 2018.