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| Updated on Nov 27, 2015

Travel City of Kurunegala Gives Surprise Paradise

Travelling with a family can be tricky, especially when you need to apply for Sri Lanka Online Visas for each person.

Yes, each adult as well as child travelling with you to the great country of Sri Lanka must have their own visa. At least now you can plan ahead and save, rather than being caught off guard and utilizing a credit card.


Conveniently enough, our services offer a quick and easy application process. Each visa app should only take about 5 minutes to complete with a turnaround time of 24 hours, so long as everything is correct. Take a look for yourself at and see how simple planning your trip is going to be.

Taking the time to fill out your Sri Lanka Online Visas is minimal compared to the amount of culturally enriching fun you are about to have. Sri Lanka may be a small country but there are quite a few places to visit and explore, Kurunegala being one them.

Located in the north western portion of the country, it has become the central point of travel toward bigger cities such as Colombo and Kandy. Once a place for kings, Kurunegala sits surrounded by coconut trees and rubber estates.

Be prepared for humidity as the area is smack dab in the middle of a rainforest climate, averaging about 82 inches of rain per year. Be sure to pack your umbrella. Besides dodging raindrops, there are a few points of interest that should not be overlooked.

Shopping takes a different twist at Selyn, a locally owned and operated business. Loved by both locals and travelers alike, Selyn houses a plethora of items from toys to home décor. The friendly staff greets you with a smile the second you walk in and welcomes you as though you were a distant relative. This is a definite stop on your way to Kandy or wherever the road may take you.

Temples are popular in Sri Lanka and there is no shortage of them even in Kurunegala. Ridi Viharaya is a diamond in the rough. A hidden gem only appreciated by those who take the time to visit this quant temple. Cut directly into the side of a rock, you can expect all the beauty and wonders of a temple found in bigger areas but with an added bonus: no crowds. Call it a gift from the Gods but sometimes you want to experience a place without bumping elbows with strangers. Well, here is your golden opportunity.

Regardless of the time of year, crowds won’t be a bother. Regardless of where you are headed in Sri Lanka, be sure to take time out of your trip and enjoy the smaller gifts of paradise.

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