Avissawella, Sri Lanka
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Climate & Best time to visit Avissawella

Climate in Sri Lanka:

Best time to visit Avissawella:

December to March (High Season):

  • This is considered the best time to visit Sri Lanka. The west and south coasts experience dry and sunny weather, making it ideal for beach vacations and cultural exploration.
  • Popular destinations like Colombo, Galle, Unawatuna, and Bentota are at their best during this period.

April to September (Yala Monsoon Season):

  • During these months, the east coast experiences dry and sunny weather, making it an excellent time to explore places like Trincomalee, Arugam Bay, and Batticaloa.
  • The Cultural Triangle, which includes Sigiriya, Anuradhapura, and Polonnaruwa, is also worth exploring during this period.

May to August (Intermonsoon Season):

  • This is a transitional period with sporadic rainfall. While it's not the peak season, it's a good time to visit various regions with fewer tourists and lower prices.
  • It's also the time when the Kandy Esala Perahera, one of Sri Lanka's most important festivals, takes place.

September to November (Northeast Monsoon Season):

  • During these months, the northeast experiences heavy rainfall. The Cultural Triangle and central highlands are still accessible but may have occasional rain.
  • The surf season on the west and south coasts starts around October, making it a good time for surfers.

Money & Prices

Currency in Sri Lanka:

Sri Lankan rupee (LKR)

How expensive is a trip to Avissawella?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
2.76 USD
Fast food meal:
7.01 USD
Mid-range meal:
8.55 USD
Bottle of water:
0.35 USD
Soft drink:
0.62 USD
2.22 USD
Local Beer:
2.00 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.16 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.34 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

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General information

Sri Lanka general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type D (Old British 3-pin)
  • Type G (British/Irish 3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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