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Suggestions On Packing

Packing to Sri Lanka can be an interesting one. You can move from the beach to the mountain in a couple of hours. Moving from midland to highland within a day! Some of the essentials include:

  • Preferred brand of sunscreen
  • Flipflops and walking shoes
  • Light, cotton clothes
  • Modest clothing for temples and cultural sites
  • Scarfs or shawls
  • Hat and Sunglasses
  • Swimwear – Most hotels require swimwear to enter their pools.
  • Mosquito repellent can include citronella, cinnamon oil and tea tree oil.
  • Raincoat and umbrella
  • Modest clothing when visiting religious sites. Shoulders and knees should be covered.
  • Jackets or sweaters when visiting the mountainous regions
  • Towels & toiletries
  • Camera/ Vlog Camera
  • Allergy Medication – Prescribed medications which you might be prescribed by your general practitioner
  • Mobile – Attain a SIM card at the Airport or at the local supermarket/ communication. Visit a center for more information on attaining a SIM card.
  • Mobile Charger & Three pin plug
  • International Bank Cards Master Visa Amex is widely used in cities and towns.
  • Local Rupee currency – Ensure to convert your currency to local currency to support you with expenses and travel.
  • Learn the local language – learn a few words and phrases to enhance your journey. English is widely used in most parts of the country.
  • Local Currency – Ensure to have a back up bank card to ensure you can withdraw funds at the local ATMs.
  • Paperwork – Ensure to have a copy of your passport and identity during your travels.