Fly To Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka is an island with unique and diverse culture and rich historical background. Many tourists believe that it is the finest island on the globe. It has been a major tourist destination for decades. Make your flight bookings to this city that offers visitors an exquisite experience to remember today.
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A National Passport with a minimum period validity of 6 months beyond the intended period of stay is needed at the time of travel. There is no Sri Lanka Visa Application centre in Nigeria, however, a Nigeria Tourist Visa is necessary and can be obtained at Visa application centers located in Nairobi (Kenya) and Pretoria (South Africa)
Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
Bandaranaike International Airport (also called Negombo International Airport, Katunayake International Airport and Colombo International Airport) is located 35 kilometers north of colombo. The second international airport that serves Colombo is Mattalana International Airport located in the south of Colombo. There are more than a few options for ground transport. A luxury express train service shuttles from the Airport Station to Colombo Secretariat Station. Bus shuttle takes you from the terminal to the train’s Airport Station. You can also get an Airport taxi to the city at their desk in the arrival lobby. Several car rental companies are also present at the arrivals hall.
Some of the hottest tourist attraction in Sri Lanka that will make your stay unforgettable includes:
Yala National Reserve covers a space of 300 square kilometers with green vegetation, beaches and swamplands. It has an unequalled collection of wildlife among which are buffalos, leopards and elephants in their natural habitation.
Unawatuna Beach is an exciting coastline stretching over 1200 kilometers. The water here has a romantic deep blue color so beautiful to watch at evening relaxed strolling. National Geographic has listed it as among the top 10 most exotic beaches.
Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka manage to merge the flavor of a metropolitan city with the natural savor that makes the country side appealing to tourists. There are some many thrilling activities and places to visit in this city.
The finest ancient relics of this historic island can be found in Anuradhapur. The Buddhist temples and glorious monasteries are found here. It is so magnificent that it has been listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Things to Do
Enjoy Colombo city night life. Several clubs are competing to visitors the best poker, roulette, baccarat, black jack etc for gamblers. Casual and smart is the dress code. The neon flash light makes the atmosphere so appealing for lovers of night life.
Your visit to the island nation is not complete if you did not taste Sri Lankan cuisine. Visit any of restaurants and just enjoy the delicacies of island which includes sea foods and tea festivals and special recipes to suit the taste of everyone. Visit Peradeniya Botanical Gardens. It is the largest botanical garden in Sri Lanka.
Hotels and Accommodation
There several accommodation options in Sri Lanka. Luxury hotels with all the treats and facility of international hotels around the world are available. Guest houses for visitors on budget offer their services too. There also many accommodation choices beside the conventional hotels like; eco lodges, private villas and safari camps, and up market boutique hotels. Find Sri Lanka hotels.
Several Car Rental Companies offer car rental services in Sri Lanka. Travelstart offers car rental services, where you can rent a car to take you around the city. Hire a car with Travelstart.
Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit Sri Lanka is between December and March when the island has dry seasons. April to September can be good time to visit too, for ancient cities areas and the east coast. However Sri Lanka weather is erratic and hard to predict.