Want an international trip in lower budget which offers you great experience. So this one is for you a country surrounded by the Indian Ocean. A complete package, you can find everything from the plain lands to hills, forest to the beautiful beaches, history and country which provides amazing tea. You will love to explore a country which provides different type of weather and architecture. Also Indian money is stronger than that of Sri lanka ,so you can enjoy more and be pocket friendly.
Sri Lanka was known from the beginning of British colonial rule as Ceylon. The country adopted its current name in 1972. It is in the Indian Ocean southwest of the Bay of Bengal, between latitudes 5° and 10°N, and longitudes 79° and 82°E. Sri Lanka has 103 rivers. The longest of these is the Mahaweli River.
In this blog we will cover colombo only. 2-3 days are sufficient to explore this city.
Visa : If you are travelling to Sri Lanka ,you will need e-Visa in order to entering the country. Getting the visa is not a difficult task at all. There are 3 mode of applying the visa. You can apply e-Visa online and this will be valid for 30 days. You can get it easily within some hours.
second is you can get visa via Agent, It could be little costly in comparison to online visa but they will arrange it. and if you haven’t taken visa yet. Don’t worry, you can easily get visa on Colombo Airport . For this you have to pay 5$ extra.
So let me take you to Sri Lanka. We were travelling from Delhi (India). So we took a flight to Colombo airport.
Best Time To Visit : Best time to visit is December to March due to its moderating effects temperature of Sri Lanka is high.
Where To Eat : You will find lots of variety in food including see foods. One can easily get street food to fine dining restaurants. If you are Indian you can find some good brand like Domino's, KFC, Punjabi Grills . So don’t worry if you are lover of indian food.
Our cab picked up from the airport and drop us to the hotel. We reached there in night so we have taken rest in the hotel.
Hotels in Colombo : You will get hotel as per you budget starting from 1000-10000 rs. So don't worry search on online and book anyone of the choice. If you are just visiting colombo not covering the other parts of Sri Lanka and a lover of beaches then before booking the hotel check the location and book a hotel which offers direct access to the beach.
Places to visit in colombo :
Our first destination was Galle Face Beach. This beach is really good to enjoy for the family and couples. You will find lots of street foods here which are mostly sea foods. You can sit here for long time and enjoy the wind and sea the waves going up and down.
Best Time To Visit : This place is too hot so prefer to go to the place on evening and enjoy the sunset.