Sri Lanka is a 2,550 years old country of South Asia located near southeast India. Its diverse landscapes range from arid plains and rainforests to highlands and sandy beaches. Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon is known for its ancient Buddhist ruins. Natural sights of tourist attractions are Abhayagiri Dagoba, Quadrangle Kandasamy Kovil, Ruvanvelisaya Dagoba, Kovil, and Yapahuwa rock fortress.
When To Go:
The best time to visit the west and east coasts of Sri Lanka is from December to March, while the April/May to September is the best weather to visit the east coast.
The New Year and Christmas period is the most expensive and popular time to go.
Temperatures are constant all year round, with an average temperature of 25-30°C on coasts and 15-18°C on highlands.
Where To Go:
Sigiriya is a 5th-century city, located in northern Matale District. The gardens of Sigiriya are among the oldest landscaped gardens in the world.
Dambulla cave temple is a World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka. It is located 148 km east to Colombo. The centuries-old paintings, statues and wall murals attract tourists from all over the world.
When visiting Sri Lanka do not forget to visit the Temple of the Tooth, which is a large temple located in the royal palace of Kingdom of Kandy.
Adam’s Peak, Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage, and Horton Plains National Park are also tourist attraction sites located in this beautiful country.
Visa type: Tourist
Validity: 6 months.
Stay: 30 days
Visa Fee: 3500 PKR
Processing time: 8 Days
An electronic visa, called an ETA(electron travel authorization), is required for travel to Sri Lanka.
To fill the online application to obtain ETA visit: https://eta.gov.lk/etaslvisa/etaNavServ
The Sri Lanka ETA is an online visa, it is issued and stored electronically.
All ETA holders should be able to prove:
(i) A round trip ticket to show at the port of entry in Sri Lanka (only if you are traveling by air).
(ii) Evidence of sufficient funds to cover your expenses in Sri Lanka.
Documents Required for Sri Lanka Visit Visa
- Passport Scan Copy(Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry to Sri Lanka.)
- N.I.C Scan Copy
- 2 Photos Scan Copy white Background
- Hotel Reservations
- Air tickets
Completed Visa Application Form: Download Here
Documents Drop-off Locations:
After you have collected all the required documents, proceed to the nearest Sri Lanka Overseas Mission. Fill in the ETA application and/or visa application and hand it over to the visa officer together with the relevant fee.
Embassy/consulate addresses and numbers in Pakistan
NO 2C, Street No 55, Sector F-6/4, P.O. Box 1497, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel : 0092 – 51- 2828723 , 0092 – 51- 2278175
E mail: [email protected]