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£ 407.12 to £ 1,451.82

Cheapest price to Sri Lanka

(from London Heathrow)
fr £ 407.12

Pack a bag, book a Flights to Srilanka, and start getting ready for an action-packed getaway combined with a soothing break. Sri Lanka is a small kingdom in the south of India on the Indian Ocean and is rich with natural exquisiteness and diverse wildlife. Shaped like a teardrop, Sri Lanka is a land with endless stretches, ancient ruins, lavish rain forests and abundance of alluringly flora and fauna. There are many wildlife reserves, national parks and sanctuaries established throughout Sri Lanka to maintain and accentuate its natural beauty. Sri Lanka, 'the precious', as it is often dubbed to be, stages such a fortunate assortment of nature's species of wildlife and foliage, which naturally nourish within its boundaries.

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What is the cheapest month to go to Sri Lanka?

The cheapest time to visit Sri Lanka is from May to July. Sri Lanka experiences the first spell of monsoons during this time and most tourists have already left. This reduces ticket prices and accommodation costs due to the low demand. This rainy patch of the year can be used advantageously. Those who can admire the tea fields in the rain with a cup of coffee can do so, but those who cannot, they should come a bit later in July. Though it would technically be the monsoon period, the skies clear for just a few weeks in early September before the second monsoon spell starts.

What are the major international airports in Sri Lanka?

There are three international airports in Sri Lanka. The island nation is well connected with the rest of the world through its national flag carrier – Sri Lankan Airlines.

What are the entry requirements to Sri Lanka for British travellers?

A British Citizen is required to apply for a visa to visit the island country of Sri Lanka. The Sri Lankan government advises that all tourists from the UK should apply for a ‘Short visit to Sri Lanka’ visa from the ETA, Electronic Travel Authority through their website. Although you can apply for the tourist visa once you land in Sri Lanka, applying beforehand prevents delays and standing in long queues. The short-visit visa is valid for 30 days.

What is the best time to visit Sri Lanka?

The Sri Lankan climate is a bit of a puzzle, but to put it simply the best time to enjoy the tropical country is from January to April.

Sri Lanka has two monsoon seasons. The first comes between May and July and the second monsoon season arrives in October and stays until the end of December. The monsoon weather is excellent for sprouting tea leaves but if you want to get some tan, it is better to come to Sri Lanka in the above mentioned period. Moreover, during this time the indigenous wildlife of the country including the birds, whales and dolphins are more active and visible.

What are the major landmarks in Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka has a long history that dates back 125,000 years. Buddhism impacted the country greatly. Sri Lanka was the hub of Buddhism for a thousand years, after the Fourth Buddhist Council in 36 BC. The Kandy Kings left their mark as their palaces still overlook the lakes and rivers of the country. Sri Lanka gained independence from the British in 1948.

Which events and festivals are celebrated in Sri Lanka?

Duruthu Poya or The Buddha’s first visit to Sri Lanka is celebrated in January with religious adoration throughout the country. The Sri Lankan Thanksgiving or Thai Pongal is also celebrated in January. Gifts are shared on this day and blessings are collected by worshippers from the nearest temples. Sinhala and the Tamil New Year are celebrated by giving alms, visiting family and friends and giving out sweets. Vesak Poya is the festival of lights. The festival celebrates Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and the Parinirvana – Buddha reaching Nirvana.

What are the transportation options available to tourists within Sri Lanka?

In Sri Lanka, all roads lead to Colombo. Expressways traverse the island nation and 95% of all transport in the country is through roads. Recently, the government has increased its efforts to connect the innermost parts of the country with the harbours to promote economic growth. Busses managed by Sri Lankan Transport Board and private transport groups connect cities with the nearest towns. These buses run on urban and rural routes and move the people. There are plans of introducing a subway system to Colombo, Sri Lanka’s largest and capital city.

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