Frequently Asked

  • 1. Do I Need a Visa to Visit Sri Lanka?

    Yes, most travelers to Sri Lanka require a tourist visa. You can apply for it online before your trip or upon arrival at the airport.

  • 2. When Is the Best Time to Visit Sri Lanka?

    Sri Lanka has two main monsoon seasons. The best time to visit the west and south coasts is from December to March, while the east coast is ideal from April to September.

  • 3. What Currency Is Used in Sri Lanka?

    The currency in Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). Credit cards are widely accepted in major cities and tourist areas.

    • USD & Euros are accepted in most places
    • ATM's are available all most every 6-to 10 km distance
    • Best money changing places are in Colombo,Kandy & Galle
  • 4. Is It Safe to Travel in Sri Lanka?

    Sri Lanka is generally considered safe for tourists and listed as ideal tourist destination to visit by may international organizations. Exercise common-sense precautions, like safeguarding your belongings, and stay informed about local conditions.

  • 5. What Language Is Spoken in Sri Lanka?

    Sinhala and Tamil are the official languages, but English is widely spoken in tourist areas and by many locals.

  • 6. How Do I Get Around Sri Lanka?

    ri Lanka offers various transportation options, including buses, trains, tuk-tuks, and private cars with drivers. Choose the mode that suits your preferences and itinerary.

  • 7. What Are the Must-Visit Places in Sri Lanka?

    Sri Lanka offers a range of attractions, including ancient cities like Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa, cultural sites like Sigiriya Rock, pristine beaches in Mirissa and Unawatuna, and the lush tea plantations of Nuwara Eliya.

  • 8. Do I Need Vaccinations to Travel to Sri Lanka?

    It's advisable to consult your healthcare provider for vaccinations and health precautions before traveling. Common vaccines include Hepatitis A and typhoid.

  • 9. Can I Use My Electronics in Sri Lanka?

    Sri Lanka uses Type D and Type G electrical outlets. Consider bringing plug adapters and voltage converters if necessary or You can buy plugs locally.

  • 10. What Is the Tipping Culture in Sri Lanka?

    Tipping is appreciated in Sri Lanka, especially in restaurants and for service providers. A standard tip is around 10% of the bill.

  • 11. Are There Any Cultural Etiquette I Should Be Aware Of?

    Dress modestly when visiting temples and rural areas, and remove your shoes before entering religious sites. Show respect for local customs and traditions.

  • 12. Is It Possible to Travel Solo in Sri Lanka?

    Yes, solo travel in Sri Lanka is safe and rewarding. Exercise usual precautions, and consider joining group tours for added convenience and companionship.

  • 13. Can I Drink Tap Water in Sri Lanka?

    - It's best to drink bottled water to avoid stomach issues. Most hotels and restaurants provide safe drinking water.

  • 14. What Are the Local Dishes I Should Try?

    - Don't miss out on Sri Lankan cuisine, including dishes like rice and curry, hoppers, kottu roti, and delicious seafood.

  • 15. How Can I Book Train Tickets in Sri Lanka?

    - Train tickets can be purchased at railway stations or booked online in advance. Be sure to reserve your seats, especially during peak travel seasons. or Contact Go Tours Lanka for train bookings!

      These FAQs cover some essential aspects of traveling in Sri Lanka. Remember to research and plan your trip thoroughly to make the most of your adventure in this beautiful island nation.
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