Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka proudly justifies its title as the pearl of the Indian Ocean. An island like no other, Sri Lanka has a wealth of variety to offer its visitors, from a plethora of cultural sights, abundant wildlife, colonial history and stunning natural beauty. Add the tropical climate and the infectious charm of the locals and Sri Lanka clearly becomes a must-visit holiday destination for the discerning traveller.

Flight Time

11.5 hours from London

Time Difference

GMT +5.5

Capital

Colombo

Language

Sihala, Tamil, English is widely spoken

Weather

Sri Lanka is tropically warm all year round, with average temperatures ranging from 29ºC in April to 27ºC in January. May is the wettest month, receiving an average of 38cm of rainfall.

Currency

Sri Lankan Rupee

Visas for British Citizens

UK passport holders are required to hold a 30 day visa prior to arrival.

Top Tips

A great family destination, especially along the quieter eastern coast, Sri Lanka offers everything from culture and beach-life to stunning wildlife.

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