Trips and Itineraries for Weligama
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Head back to Colombo, for your flight back home.What to packSri Lanka is unpredictable when it comes to its rainfall. So be sure to pack an umbrella – a sturdy one at that, and some light rain gear. Also, pack sunscreen and insect repellents. Carry good, durable helmets before embarking on the trip.VisaYou can apply for a 30-day visa online, which is valid for a month from the date of arrival, but an extension can be obtained for up to six months. The processing takes up to two days and costs ₹986. You can also get a visa on arrival at the Bandaranaike International Airport, but this will be a relatively long and tedious process. This costs a fee of ₹1,315.
Things to do: Weligama has been identified as a great place to learn water sports for beginners in Sri Lanka. This beachside village in Matara District in the Southern Province has a two kilometre sandy stretch that makes for an active diving spot. Diving and snorkelling are two adventure activities you can try out here. The early morning hours are recommended to practice surfing and watch and learn from professional surfers playing with the waves.Best time to visit: December to April is the ideal time of the year to visit Weligama. Visit the beaches by 8am to catch the waves.4. Find yourself at Sri Lanka's best surfing points at Arugam Bay