Sri Lanka plans to extend visa-free travel to Indian tourists to promote tourism.

February 09, 2024


Sri Lanka's Tourism Minister Harin Fernando has announced plans to extend visa-free travel for Indian tourists beyond March to maintain peak visitor numbers. source market and promote repeat visits. Speaking at the OTM 2024 session, Fernando highlighted the key role of Indian tourists for the country and its post-crisis recovery.

After allowing Indian travelers visa-free entry from December to March 2023, Sri Lanka plans to further ease access and see a hassle-free holiday experience for Indian tourists. Fernando emphasized facilitating last-minute travel plans, citing the visa process as a potential deterrent.