If you haven’t mastered the art of budget travelling in the tropical island of Sri Lanka yet, this brief guide on everything you need to consider will help you.
With plenty of options for accommodation in Colombo to suit varying budgets, it’ll be hard to choose one – book with safe and reliable accommodation providers such as Yoho Bed to avoid any disappointments of renting odd places.
Although Sri Lanka’s public transport system isn’t exactly ideal, it is quite convenient and when you’re travelling on a budget, it’s your best solution. Trains are cheaper than buses and are ideal for long distance travelling. Buses are convenient when travelling within the city. Tuk tuks are cheaper when travelling shorter distances and will get you to your destination much faster!
Sri Lankans love food –and thankfully there are plenty of options available from morning to night. Local food; like kottu, hoppers, roti etc. are comparatively much cheaper than other cuisines.
Most iconic attractions in the country have a higher ‘tourist entrance fee’. Make a list of some of the MUST SEE attractions and visit only though, especially if you’re strapped for cash!
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