Thanks to it’s rich culture, beautiful landscapes, incredible food and welcoming people – Sri Lanka is a beloved destination for Brits. From backpacking, to outdoor adventure, to relaxing in luxury, we’re here to prepare you for trips to Sri Lanka as they open up to travellers in 2022. Read on to find out what you need to know if you plan to travel to Sri Lanka in 2022.

Can You Travel to Sri Lanka in 2022?

Sri Lanka is welcoming fully vaccinated travellers in 2022 provided they meet the COVID testing and entry requirements. Authorities in Sri Lanka continue to monitor COVID-19 and have measures in place that everyone must follow to help stop the spread of the disease in the country.

What Are the Entry Restrictions for Sri Lanka?

Currently, travellers are required to complete some documentation before travel to Sri Lanka. You are required to complete a health form and provide evidence of a travel insurance policy that covers treatment for COVID-19. Entry restrictions are subject to change any time, check the latest guidance from the UK government for the current entry restrictions.

COVID Testing for Travel to Sri Lanka

All travellers entering Sri Lanka must provide proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure. Nomad offers both at-home PCR testing and supervised PCR testing in-clinic. Tourists must also provide proof of an insurance policy that covers treatment for COVID-19. Passengers may be subject to quarantine measures depending on vaccination status and pre-departure PCR test results, check the latest entry requirements for details.

COVID testing requirements may change at any time, check the latest entry requirements before booking a trip, during your travel preparations and as you get ready to depart.

Travel Vaccinations for Sri Lanka

In addition to the restrictions in place due to COVID-19, holidaymakers should prepare for the other health risks in Sri Lanka. Check destination recommendations to get an idea of the advised vaccinations for Sri Lanka. Book a consultation at a  Nomad clinic to get travel vaccinations for Sri Lanka. Our expert Nurses can get you up-to-date on vaccines, and provide you with any medications recommended for your trip – find your nearest travel health clinic..

Are There Restrictions on What You Can Do in Sri Lanka?

Everyone in Sri Lanka is required to wear face masks in public places. You are able to remove masks in restaurants and on beaches, but you must keep a mask on a other times when you’re out in public. Expect to regularly have your temperature checked and to be asked to use hand sanitiser before entering a premises. Take care to abide by local restrictions and requirements – measures are in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the local population and may change at short notice.



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