If you are snorkelling or boating you may be asked to buy a ticket for the offshore Hikkaduwa National Park here.
Manages two bungalows, Giniheriya Lodge and Mahaeliya Lodge, inside Horton Plains National Park. The bungalows have 10 beds each, and the charge for foreigners is US$30 per day plus US$2 per group for linen hire and…
The Dambulla cave temples ticket office is inconveniently located and poorly signed 1km west of the main highway on the south side of the hillside leading up to the temples. The easiest thing to do is take a three-w…
Information on the cultural triangle sites (including Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Dambulla) as well as Kandy's attractions. It's located in a colonial building near the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. Note that …
Indian visas are issued by an independent contractor with offices in Colombo, Kandy and Jaffna. Check the website for details and to download forms in advance.
The main tourist office is right by the clock tower bus stop. Staff have a few leaflets to dispense and can help with train and dance performance schedules.
A Colombo-based organisation supporting gay and lesbian rights. It sponsors pride events, offers counselling services and has useful online resources.
At the southeastern end of the tourist strip, although not all the police here speak English – which rather defeats the purpose of the place!
This is where you buy entrance tickets. Last tickets are sold at 4pm. It's near Farr Inn.
Long opening hours, no commission and fast service at this bank and ATM, one of several in this part of town.