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Sri Lanka - Pearl of the Indian Ocean

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colombo, sri lanka

Sri Lanka is the land of endless natural beauty, with ancient sight and cultural treasure, you'll be sure to embark on a holiday of a lifetime. The Sri Lanka - Pearl of the Indian Ocean tour offers an amazing mix of urban and natural sights, including some of the best night life in Sri Lanka.

  • H Sri Lanka - Pearl of the Indian Ocean

    Tour in Colombo resort

  • A Colombo Intl

    Airport in Colombo city

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Sri Lanka, Figures and Facts

Climate (Tropical)

Invariably tropical and warm throughout the year, the only thing that affects the weather in Sri Lanka are the distinct dry and wet seasons. From May to September the Yala monsoon brings rain to the south and west of the island while the Maha monsoon affects the east and north with showers between October and January. The north and the east receive the least rain by comparison and in coastal areas, the weather remains the most constant, warm and sunny all-year-long, averaging 27 degrees Celsius.

Average °C 272728292929292828282728
Minimum °C 232223242526262626252424
Maximum °C 313233333232313030313031
Sunshine (hours) 789986777877
Rain (cm) 735617191076113024
Average Rainfall Days 10748141614119131916

Useful information

  • Time Difference

    GMT +6 hours

  • Language


  • Currency

    Sri Lankan Rupee (SLR)

  • Local laws & customs

    Due to local customs and etiquette rules some countries observe a strict dress code. This is especially true for most Muslim countries. Please show respect for local customs and dress accordingly so as not to offend locals or attract unwanted attention.
    Some countries also have strict custom laws on what items you can import and export. Always check with the local tourist board before travelling.

  • Health requirements

    Be aware that prior to visiting some countries you may need to get specific immunisation against some diseases. Consult your local GP and check with the FCO website to find out if you will need any vaccinations before travelling. Also, to ensure your health is covered while you’re away it might be worth investing in some health insurance. In some countries this is a strict requirement.

  • Visa/Documentation

    Some countries require specific permits or visas to allow entry. Please ensure your passport is up to date in advance and check the FCO website for more detailed information.

  • Best time to travel

    December to March (for west and southern regions). April to September (for the east and north).

  • Tipping

    10% in bars, restaurants and taxis

  • Calls

    To call Sri Lanka from the UK dial 00
    To call the UK from Sri Lanka dial 044 followed by your phone number

  • Electricity

    Electricity in Sri Lanka is 230 volts / 50Hz. Most common socket / plugs are type D