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When to go

When to go to Sri Lanka Sri Lanka has two monsoons. The south, west and the hills are driest from December to March, while the dry season in the north and east runs from April to September. It’s generally warm all year, but far cooler in the hills. The dates of the Kandy Esala Perahera […]

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Family holidays

Family holidays Sri Lanka is a very special destination for family holidays. For such a small island, there truly is something for all ages and interests

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Getting married in Sri Lanka

Paradise of Romance and Peace A popular long haul wedding destination, there are plenty of tour operators and hotels which offer weddings in Sri Lanka. Most couples choose to marry by the sea, perhaps arriving at the ceremony by elephant? But there are also some beautiful wedding locations in the mountains too.

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Health & safety in Sri Lanka

Most areas of Sri Lanka are now safe for travellers but check with the Foreign Office for the latest security information before you pick a route into the north. Ask your GP or travel clinic about malaria prophylaxis and make sure you’re up to date on other vaccinations. Drink only bottled or sterilised water.

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Sri Lanka at a glance

Introduction Sri Lanka – the island of serendipity – rises from tropical sandy beaches into cool highland regions, rich with temples and tea plantations shrouded in mist Travel in Sri Lanka: vital stats   Capital of Sri Lanka: Colombo Population of Sri Lanka: 22 million Languages in Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil, English Time in Sri […]

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