Everything to prepare your travels Colombo

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Colombo attracts many tourists with its interesting sights. To better enjoy the trip, you should be well prepared.


A passport valid for six months after the date of arrival is required to French nationals, Canadians, Swiss and Belgian. A visa must be requested at the embassy of your country, with € 36 and is valid for 30 days.


To get to Colombo, but no required vaccine one against Japanese encephalitis is recommended.

Currency and Budget

The currency in circulation is the Sri Lankan rupee and € 1 is worth 144 rupees. However, the exchange rate differs from one bank to another.

For your expenses, provide an average of 25 € per day for a person.

Electricity < p> the voltage of the on-site electricity is 220 volts. In all hotels and lodging places where you go, all catches have 3 pin and a flat sheet. It is better to be equipped with a flashlight because the power cuts are frequent.

Good to know for a successful stay

During your stay, do not accept no package from a stranger, do not take pictures of the monks and put on clothes correct at holy sites visits.


for more information about Colombo visit the tourist office website www.srilanka.fr or the Embassy of France