Saturday, 24 September 2011

Travel Tips - Sri Lanka

If you travel to Sri Lanka you have the bill, a few basic tips to make your visit complete. The best time to visit this wonderful country is between the months of December through March.
Once you are in the country, make a visit to a spa with Ayurvedic herbs to treat diseases. Even if you are not sick, you can still enjoy the massage oil or steam bath to one of the many Ayurvedic centers on the island.

When it comes to the purchase of gemstones known centers in Colombo are the only true store of value stones. Avoid buying all kinds of precious stones (as they say), try to street vendors to negotiate, offer above all, they are worthless. Do not be confiscated or the purchase of ivory, tortoiseshell or reptile skin of any kind, because they are illegal, and this acquisition through customs on your return.

Decency is greatly honored by all segments of society. In beach resort, bathing suits are allowed, but not out of bounds and completely unacceptable in the temples, mosques and churches. Nude and topless is illegal in Sri Lanka.
Remove shoes before entering Buddhist or Hindu shrines. Photographing and posing next to these religious sites is strictly prohibited. Also not photograph military installations, bridges, airports and other points. Even some religious buildings covered gun bunkers and military establishment.

It is very important to know how to use the currency of the country you are visiting. The Sri Lankan Rupee is divided into 100 cents. The parts are in the category 5 cents, 10, 25 and 50 and 1, 2, 5 and 10 rupees classified. The notes are described in the values ​​10, 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1000. When changing money, tourists are invited to the classification of the notes is less than the driver's street vendors, taxis and cars are not usually give change to apply.

Take medical advice before signing up. It is recommended to get vaccinated against hepatitis A, typhoid and polio, and better still, a therapy for malaria during a visit during the monsoon. Keep preventive measures to reduce the symptoms of diarrhea, and dehydration. Also, adequate precautions against sunburn and weakness of the heat. It is advisable to water, drinking to reduce dehydration. Do you drink tap water as no water anywhere in Sri Lanka, unless you have boiled or sterilized it yourself, and others are for mineral water.

Carry an umbrella, while you are on a lathe. Sri Lanka always with them at any time under the sun and rain-days the city is still overwhelmed by either. You see your step - Sri Lanka is the world's leading provider in death by snakebite per capita.

Be sure to buy food in Sri Lanka quickly, usually sold on the streets during lunch - meat curry, packages of fish or vegetables. You may not be hygienic, because they do not properly cleaned. At the same time only for fresh coconut water and refreshing, which can be accessed easily go from the side of the road in the nominal price. It offers cutting through the top cover of the fruit seller provides a safe and delicious tropical drinks.

Do not expect to have in a queue at the post office bank, or any other place. Sri Lanka are no lines, so do not be modest about future propulsion systems.

Remember the above points and revel in the beautiful island of Sri Lanka.

1 comment:

  1. These tips will definitely helpful to all travelers who are willing to come to Sri Lanka.


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