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Is Sri Lanka safe to visit?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by John Ho, Jun 3, 2020.

  1. John Ho

    John Ho Reader

    I know that there many cheap fares from Colombo and I would like to take advantage of them. The thing is that my parents think that Colombo isn't safe. Can I have some of your opinion?
  2. rickyw

    rickyw Well-Known Member

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    Are you asking in terms of covid-19 or just generally speaking?
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  3. mike1977

    mike1977 New Member

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    I spent several weeks traveling around Sri Lanka independently and felt completely safe. Regarding Colombo, there’s really not much to do there, I felt like one day was more than enough. But in general yes, you should consider going and not worry about safety being an issue.
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  4. No Name

    No Name Well-Known Member

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    Well the risk profile is quite different for an actual overnight/multiday stay in Colombo versus just connecting on 2 different tickets in the airport, just as it's in many countries.

    Perhaps you can share a bit more what your plans are?