FAQs & Help

FAQs & Help

Frequently Asked Questions

Sri Lanka is an island country located in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of the Indian subcontinent. It is bordered by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, south and west. Sri Lanka is a small country, about the size of West Virginia. It is about 432 kilometers (268 miles) long and 224 kilometers (139 miles) wide. The capital of Sri Lanka is Colombo. Sri Lanka is a popular tourist destination, known for its beautiful beaches, lush green hills, and rich culture. Some of the most popular tourist destinations in Sri Lanka include

Monsoon season (May-September): This is the wet season in Sri Lanka, but it is also the cheapest time to visit. If you don't mind the rain, you can still enjoy many of the country's attractions during this time. The east coast of Sri Lanka is particularly good for monsoon season travel, as it receives less rain than the west coast. Dry season (October-April): This is the most popular time to visit Sri Lanka, as the weather is dry and sunny. If you want to enjoy the beaches, go hiking, or visit cultural attractions, this is the best time to go. However, it is also the most crowded time of year, so be prepared for higher prices and more tourists.

For many years, social and political unrest had been there and after 11 years, peace was restored, and traveling to any part of the country is possible. By nature, Sri Lankans are very friendly and in general the environment is crime free and safe for travelers.

Sri Lanka is a very child friendly destination and locals to hotels will give the kids who are traveling with you special attention, With special food to care for. Baby supplies are abundantly available and most preferably the attractions are very child friendly for them to enjoy their vacation, including the beach and wildlife parks, there are enough and more options for children.

English is spoken very well in most urban settings and commercially too. English is understood very well even by the less frequent speakers. On the other hand, Sinhala is the most widely spoken language, and next comes Tamil.

With the culture, heritage, lifestyle, and nature equally packed to the destination, it is advisable at least to stay 2 weeks. That way you can freely enjoy beaches and popular tourist attractions.

Sri Lanka is well served by many international airlines such as Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, Cathay Pacific Air Asia, and China Eastern In addition, Sri Lankan Airlines recently commenced direct flights from Melbourne to Colombo. Also, London to Colombo and most of the main airports in India too are connected with direct flights. We also got Sri Lankan Airlines with direct connections to Tokyo Narita flying for more than 35 years. Many carriers in the Middle East fly direct flights to Colombo, Emirates, Qatar, Gulf Airlines, Royal Jordan, Kuwait Airways, and Etihad Airways. Turkish Airlines connects Colombo with many European destinations and brings thousands of travelers to Paradise Island.