To visit temples you need something to cover your shoulders, arms and knees

What to wear

What to wear

Shorts and t-shirt – this is the main and permanent wardrobe in Sri Lanka, because even at night in a t-shirt You will be warm. For beach bikinis are not welcome, even for tourist areas. To visit temples you need something to cover your shoulders, arms and knees – a long skirt, a sarong or light pants. Flip-flops and sandals are always comfortable and perfect to take off easily when entering the temple. Buddha bequeathed: “walking barefoot”, so no one will judge you if you walk down the street without shoes. If you plan to visit restaurants and secular institutions in the capital of Colombo, you need something decent. In case of sudden showers-lightweight waterproof jacket, poncho or raincoat. And if you are going to the mountains, there is a temperate climate and especially in the evening and at night warm things do not interfere-sometimes in winter the temperature can be dropped to zero, and so at night on average +10°C.

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