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, […]
This is a new group to help travellers share safaris in Sri Lanka. The benefits are huge; not only will you save money but also reduce traffic, noise and pollution, helping to preserve the national parks of Sri Lanka. www.facebook.com/groups/srilankasafarishare/ (opens […]
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 […]
Extend from 30 Days to 3 Months You can extend the 30 day visit visa by an extra two months at any time after arrival at the Immigration Office in Battaramulla, Colombo. The official website is: www.immigration.gov.lk. Department of Immigration (opens in Google Maps) The […]
If you are looking for a driver or guide in Sri Lanka then please check out the following Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/srilankacaranddriverhire It is 100% independent and features drivers, guides and small tour operators with a growing number of independent reviews.
Recommended Banks Most banks in Sri Lanka accept foreign debit and credit card withdrawals at ATMs. The most reliable banks for this service are: Sampath Commercial Bank Hatton National Bank (HNB) Withdrawal Charge Almost all banks now impose an ATM […]
General Advice The weather in Sri Lanka is extremely difficult to forecast as there are multiple factors that can cause rainfall. It is very common for a weather website or app to forecast rain but for it not to rain. Weather apps […]
We have recently launched a new website aimed at providing independent, simplified advice on the subject of car and driver hire in Sri Lanka. The website can be found at srilankacaranddriverhire.com (opens in a new window) and includes a free calculator […]