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Annual Avg. Price606 USD
January 2023491 USD
February 2023433 USD
March 2023702 USD
April 2023650 USD
May 2023590 USD
June 2023795 USD
July 2023647 USD
August 2023534 USD
September 2023647 USD
October 2023675 USD
November 2023502 USD
December 2023611 USD

Visit Sri Lanka

The country in Asia where the official language is Sinhala and the currency Sri Lankan rupee (LKR), this is Sri Lanka.

The country is full of beautiful places and natural areas to see. The most popular cities are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte and Colombo with all their historical parts.

Unlike the rest of the countries in the world, Sri Lanka has several capitals. These capitals are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

There are other attractive cities like Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Moratuwa, Negombo, Kandy, Kalmunai and many others where you can travel during your visit to Sri Lanka.

While traveling around Sri Lanka make sure you try some of the best local food like fish ambul thiyal (sour fish curry), Kottu (also, kottu roti), Kukul mas curry (chicken curry), Parippu (dhal curry), Lamprais.

There are many international airports in Sri Lanka where you can land and the biggest one is Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB).

Sri Lanka doesn’t have Euro or US dollar, also, it is a good idea to exchange money before arriving in Sri Lanka to get the best rates. Although credit and debit cards are also universally accepted throughout the country, having cash and coins on you is still recommended.

With a population of roughly 22.16 million, Sri Lanka is one of the top 100 most populated countries in the world.

The only official language in Sri Lanka is Sinhala. However, travelers will also usually hear English as they are the languages of the largest international communities within Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka has a tropical climate. If you are traveling from Europe where the climate is more temperate, it would be a great idea to to bring light clothes made out of breathable materials.

Sri Lanka COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Sri Lanka – 02/2023
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Most travelers from New York, JFK can enter Sri Lanka, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Health pass may be required for public activity
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Sri Lanka in our dedicated Stories article.

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