- 1 What should I wear in Sri Lanka?
- 2 What should I avoid in Sri Lanka?
- 3 What should I bring to Sri Lanka?
- 4 Do and don’ts in Sri Lanka?
- 5 Can you buy alcohol in Sri Lanka?
- 6 What language is spoken in Sri Lanka?
- 7 What is the best month to visit Sri Lanka?
- 8 Are there sharks in Sri Lanka?
- 9 Is Sri Lanka cheap travel?
- 10 Can you drink tap water in Sri Lanka?
- 11 How much money do I need in Sri Lanka?
- 12 What plug adapter do I need for Sri Lanka?
- 13 How safe is Sri Lanka?
- 14 Are there lions in Sri Lanka?
What should I wear in Sri Lanka?
Clothing. In the heat of the low country regions, cottons and light natural fabrics such as linen are ideal. Please remember that in a conservative culture like SL, skimpy skirts and brief shorts are not the norm or considered respectable. For women, loose cotton skirts or trousers and tops, and a long dress or skirt.
What should I avoid in Sri Lanka?
13 Things Tourists Should Never Do in Sri Lanka, Ever
- Don’t disrespect religion.
- Don’t turn your back on a Buddha statue.
- Don’t compare Sri Lanka to India.
- Don’t get carried away in public.
- Don’t take snaps without asking first.
- Don’t try to check into a hotel with no beds.
- Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer.
What should I bring to Sri Lanka?
What to Pack for Sri Lanka: 10 Essentials You Need When Exploring the Island
- Rain Jacket and Umbrella.
- Mosquito Repellent & Sunscreen.
- Sandals or Jelly Flats.
- Warm Weather Clothes.
- Backpack and a Daypack.
- Hiking shoes.
- Bathing Suit and Quick Dry Towel.
Do and don’ts in Sri Lanka?
Sri Lanka Travel Dos and Don’ts
- DO Try to master the local head-wobble.
- DON’T Photograph the soldiers.
- DO Keep a handkerchief in your pocket.
- DON’T Overestimate your spicy-food capacity.
- DO Take three-wheelers as much as possible.
- DON’T Underestimate the power of wildlife.
- DO Try the tea.
- DON’T Just travel the south.
Can you buy alcohol in Sri Lanka?
Females and males both can freely purchase alcohol in Sri Lanka. A ban on alcohol is imposed in Buddhist holy days (Poya).
What language is spoken in Sri Lanka?
Sinhalese language, also spelled Singhalese or Cingalese, also called Sinhala, Indo-Aryan language, one of the two official languages of Sri Lanka.
What is the best month to visit Sri Lanka?
Generally, the best time to visit the west and south coasts as well as the Cultural Triangle is between December and April, while on the east coast the climate is at its finest from May through to October.
Are there sharks in Sri Lanka?
Among the marine fishes, sharks and batoids (rays and skates) form a considerable diversity. According to De Silva, there are 60 sharks species and 30 rays and skates found around the coast of Sri Lanka.
Is Sri Lanka cheap travel?
If you’re on a budget, Sri Lanka can still be fairly inexpensive, so long as you stick to using local transport and staying in cheap guesthouses – you can still travel by bus from one end of the island to the other for around $25, get a filling meal at local cafés for a couple of dollars, and find a decent double room
Can you drink tap water in Sri Lanka?
Avoid drinking tap water in Sri Lanka. Although it’s generally chlorinated and safe to drink, the unfamiliar micro-organisms it contains (compared with what you’re used to at home) can easily precipitate a stomach upset. Also avoid ice, unless you’re sure that it’s been made with boiled or purified water.
How much money do I need in Sri Lanka?
How much money will you need for your trip to Sri Lanka? You should plan to spend around LKR6,698 ($34) per day on your vacation in Sri Lanka, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.
What plug adapter do I need for Sri Lanka?
For Sri Lanka there are two associated plug types, types D and G. Plug type D is the plug which has three round pins in a triangular patternand plug type G is the plug which has three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. Sri Lanka operates on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.
How safe is Sri Lanka?
Travellers are treated well and Sri Lanka is a safe place to visit for tourists. Although the terrorist attacks did target tourism locations (including hotels), they were not an attack against tourists. They were an attack against Sri Lanka’s forefront industry and, so far, nothing similar has been repeated.
Are there lions in Sri Lanka?
The Panthera Leo, or the Asiatic lion, is Sri Lanka’s national animal. The lion’s also known as the Persian or Indian lion.