National Park in Hikkaduwa & Around

Hikkaduwa National Park Ticket Office

If you are snorkelling or boating you may be asked to buy a ticket for the offshore Hikkaduwa National Park here.
Tourist Information in Horton Plains National Park & World's End

Department of Wildlife Conservation

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…
Ticket Office in Dambulla

Cave Temples Ticket Office

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…
Tourist Information in Kandy

Cultural Triangle Office

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 …
Visa Service in Colombo

India Visa Office

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.
Tourist Information in Kandy

Kandy Tourist Information Center

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.
Tourist Information in Colombo

Equal Ground

A Colombo-based organisation supporting gay and lesbian rights. It sponsors pride events, offers counselling services and has useful online resources.
Police in Hikkaduwa & Around

Tourist Police Station

At the southeastern end of the tourist strip, although not all the police here speak English – which rather defeats the purpose of the place!
Tourist Information in Horton Plains National Park & World's End

National Park Office

This is where you buy entrance tickets. Last tickets are sold at 4pm. It's near Farr Inn.
Bank in Anuradhapura

Sampath Bank

Long opening hours, no commission and fast service at this bank and ATM, one of several in this part of town.