Travelling in Sri Lanka
Bus, Train, Car and Taxi are the dominant modes of transport in
Train travel is comfortable and modern private coaches provide tours at reasonable cost.
Self-drive cars are popular and with more than one person, it is economical to rent a car with a driver for a day trip or even a few days tour of the island.
On the road linking
Woodcarvings, weavings, pottery and metal work are among the popular crafts.
In addition, Air Taxi Service is also available between
Hotels and Accommodation
Sri Lanka has a number of hotels, Serviced Apartments, Guest Houses and Cottage Cabanas ranging from 05 Stars to Guest Houses for Tourists Accommodation. They can be reserved online or through the travel agents. For further details, please visit: www.srilanka.travel for further details.
Tour Operators / Agents
Sri Lanka has established an online Visa System called “Electronic Travel Authorization System” (ETA System) for tourists. Please visit www.eta.gov.lk for online tourist visa process or to learn about ETA System. Chinese Tourists can also apply for tourist visa at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing, Consulate of Sri Lanka in Shanghai or Chengdu or Guangzhou.
For more information on Sri Lanka Tourism, please contact the Tourism Unit of the Embassy of Sri Lanka