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Usefull addresses

Embassy of Sri Lanka
2148 Wyoming Avenue NW
Sri Lankan Embassy
Washington DC 20008
Tel.: 202 483 4025
Fax: 202 232 7181
Website: Embassy of Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Embassy
13 Hyde Park Gardens
London W2 2LU
Tel.: 020 7262 1841
Fax: 020 7262 7970
Website: Embassy of Sri Lanka

16 Rue Spontini
75016 Paris
Tel.: 01 5573 3131
Fax: 01 5573 1849 Email:
Website: Embassy of Sri Lanka

Climate and Best Time to Travel

Sri Lanka has a tropical climate with monsoons. Temperatures vary between 25 and 30 degrees Centigrade all year round, with the exception of the central mountains. The average temperature is 27 degrees Centigrade.

Sri Lanka has two monsoons: From May through September it comes from the south-west, from October through April from the north-east. The south-west and the center of the country are wetter, taken over a whole year, than the north and the east.


For up to date information about health risks, go to the site of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Sri Lanka

Always consult your family doctor as well.


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If you know which places you are going to visit, you can find out online if and where there are ATM's that you can use with MasterCard and Cirrus or Visa


For up to date information about security issues, go to the CIA World FactBook: Sri Lanka.

Also always get information from your own country's Foreign Department.

Plan your trip to Sri Lanka online

Through online reservation systems like À la Carte Vacations you can book airline tickets, hotels, rental cars and holiday houses. You can build a fly-drive itinerary with maximum flexibility, book a flight plus a hotel hotel for a night or weekend. Without the limitations of package deals from travel organisations and most times for a much better price.

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