Sri Lanka such a beautiful country to plan a road trip. From the south seashore roads to the colorful town streets of the north, passing by the scenic tea plantation tracks in the mountains. It is so diverse. Don´t know where to go on your holidays? A holiday road trip in Sri Lanka will completely change your life.
In 10 days I traveled to Kany, the Golden Triangle in the center, the highlands of the south, did a safari, went to beaches and finished in Galle. I did a combination of everything. I wanted to see the most I could in 10 days. Depending on the holiday you are in or your traveling preferences I recommend 3 road trips:
Pick Your Road Trip:
1-Heartland Road trip: this road trip is ideal for those of you who want to experiment the great diversity offered by the island. From the west coast cities hidden corners to the tea plantations of the mystical mountains. It´s a 3 to 7 day road trip.
2-Coasts and Peaks: this is a coast and peaks road trip for people who like escapades, beaches, good seafood, typical villages, snorkeling and curiosity. It can go from 3 to 7 days. This road trip goes along the south and east coastal roads. Discover the typical cinghalese villages of the south, from the ancient colonial city of Galle to the magnificent shore s of Tangalle and much more.
3-Art and Culture Road trip: this trip will take you from the monk processions of Kandi to the ruins of Anuradhapura, Follow the path of Buddha and the old kings. Don´t miss out on Adam’s peak!! This road trip is definitely for those of you who like culture, spirituality, history and good food. It is a 3 to 14 day road trip.
Travelers Tip! All visitors to Sri Lanka are legally required to hold a valid visa. Sri Lanka has implemented the Electronic Visa as an easy and fast alternative to the regular visa. You can obtain this visa online at the following website: https://srilankavisaonline.com/ . The application process with iVisa only takes 30 minutes! All you have to do is fill-out the online application and pay a $20 application fee. The application information will be sent to the Department of Immigration and in just 30 minutes you will receive an email with your eVisa. Your electronic visa will be valid for 30 days from the date of arrival in Sri Lanka. This visa allows you to enter the country twice.
Travelers that use the Sri Lankan government website should expect to take several hours on the application and many travelers are not able to complete the process. So avoid the frustration and take advantage of our easy-to-use service to process your visa for Sri Lanka!
It is very important to know:
-The eVisa must be issued in advance of departure, the process cannot be done on arrival in Sri Lanka.
-The citizens from the Republic of Singapore, The Republic of Maldives and the Republic of the Seychelles ado not need to apply for a visa.