Sri Lanka Travel Advice
Make sure you are up-to-date with the pre-departure essentials before your trip to Sri Lanka.
Useful Tips for Sri Lanka Tours
The currency in Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR). We recommend you go to the city center to change your money.
ATMs are available in central locations, but access is difficult in rural areas.
Credit cards are widely accepted but not accepted for small payments in some shops.
We recommend carrying cash with you at all times for small purchases such as meals and snacks.
The Food Scene
Your culinary experience will be unlike anywhere else in the Spice Island of the world.
Don’t leave before you try the traditional Rice and Curry, or myriad other curries that constitute a pivotal part of any Sri Lankan menu.
Short eats are also at the forefront of Sri Lankan cuisine, especially the street food culture.
Ceylon tea is an entire ritual in itself across Sri Lanka. You will also find a variety of fruity refreshments on the streets, such as coconut and wood apple juice.
Drinking tap water is considered unsafe in Sri Lanka.
Are you traveling alone? You can stay in a single room if your Sri Lanka tour has the single supplement option.
You can also be roomed with a solo traveler of the same gender.
If you wish to stay in a single room, please contact us as you plan your trip way ahead of the departure date.
A waterproof raincoat and umbrella are essentials regardless of the season.
We recommend bringing mosquito repellent for tours in the Tea Country and comfortable hiking shoes.
Tours visiting Sri Lanka
Splendours of Ceylon
Splendours of Ceylon Small Group