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Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka is a country taken straight from an adventure story. In the ancient Ceylon, the elephant is revered, as the animal is associated with divine grace. Because of this, many Stupas, the constructions which guard the relics of Buddha and other saints, boast a belt of elephants carved from stone, standing guard around them. There are a great many examples of these in the northern part of the country, where the ruins stick out from the splendid vegetation. In the heights of the central region, tea is grown in smallholdings which seem to be straight out of the colonial era. A little further on, in the ochre temples of Kandy, the precious Buddha's tooth is closely guarded, brought out once a year during the Esala Perahera procession. Visit the south of Sri Lanka and see the wild animals that run free in the Yala Reserve and the fishermen who perch on their poles, not moving for hours as they wait to feel the tug on their line. In short, a collection of unforgettable emotions and images, which many travellers combine with another destination," such as the Maldives.

  • Entry requirements:
    Passport with a minimum of six months validity and a return ticket.
  • Visa*:
    An ETA (Electronic Travel Authorisation) must be obtained before travelling. Available online here: Price approximately $30.
  • Currency:
    Sri Lankan Rupee.
  • Language:
  • Electricity:
    220V. Adapter required.
  • Health:
    There are no mandatory vaccinations for travellers from EU countries.
  • Time zone:
    UTC + 05:30.
  • Other useful information:
    People drive on the left-hand side of the road. Moving the head from side to side means yes.
  • Tourist Office website:
* Embassies and ministries of tourism can modify the amounts of visas without prior notice
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Janet Hatt
“‘Sri Lanka is a country of contrasts’”
Throughout the whole holiday, we kept pinching ourselves because it was almost too good to be true!
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Martin Davies
Pearls of the Indian Ocean
‘Wonderful family holiday experience in Sri Lanka and Maldives’
30 September 2018

“Our experience has been managed and administrated with great professionalism from both Exoticca and Aitken Spence, both of whom I would happily use and recommend in the future.”

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