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How to Book a Train Ticket in Advance in Sri Lanka

Reserve in Person Go to any of these stations and buy the ticket up to 30 days before the date of travel: Aluthgama, Anuradhapura, Badulla, Bandarawela, Batticaloa, China Bay, Colombo Fort, Diyathalawa, Ella, Galle, Gal Oya, Gampaha, Haputale, Hatton, Hikkaduwa, Hingurakgoda, Jaffna, Kalutara South, Kandy, Kantale, Kilinochchi, Kurunegala, Matara, Nanu Oya, Nawalapitiya, Pallai, Peradeniya, Polgahawela, Polonnaruwa, …

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Overstay a Tourist Visit Visa in Sri Lanka

Official Policy There is no official immigration policy documented in public to determine the action taken on anyone who overstays after their visa expiry date. However based on the personal experiences of persons who have tried to leave the country in this situation here are the possibilities of what will happen: No action will be …

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Latest Jaffna Bus Timetable

This is the latest bus schedule for government (red) buses leaving from Jaffna bus station. There should be at least the same number of private (blue) buses leaving at other times. Jaffna to Akkaraipattu Departure times: 05:30 / 09:45 / 16:00 / 17:00 / 18:00 / 19:30. Jaffna to Badulla Departure times: 06:20 / 21:30. …

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Latest Ella Bus Timetable

This is the latest bus schedule for government (red) buses leaving from Ella bus station. There should be at least the same number of private (blue) buses leaving at other times. Ella to Ampara Departure times: 06:30 / 07:40 / 09:15 / 17:30. Change here for buses to Batticaloa and Passikudah. Ella to Galle Departure …

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Reserve a Domestic Flight in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Air Cinnamon Air fly 8-seater air taxis which in some cases also land on water. Destinations include: Ampara, Arugam Bay, Bandaranaike International Airport (Domestic Terminal), Bentota, Castlereagh, Colombo City – Waters Edge, Dickwella, Hambantota – Mattala, Jaffna, Kalpitiya, Kandy, Koggala, Nuwara Eliya, Pasikudah – Batticaloa, Sigiriya, Trincomalee. Scheduled flights are limited seasonally but charter flights …

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Understand the Sri Lankan Monsoon Seasons

Northeast Monsoon (Dec to Feb) The northeast monsoon is also known as the Maha Monsoon and affects the north and east of the island. Heavy rainfall and strong winds are common and it is generally worse as you travel further north. The southwest of the island experiences high season during this time. First Inter-Monsoon (Mar to Apr) …

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