Travel Sri Lanka in
Weather, when to go, What to do?
As the month of October the North East moonson continue to kick of the whole island, bringing high rainfall in the hill country as well as the rainforest. November provide at least some kind of sunny moments in the downsouth and western coasts where the rain can be less, but if you are a beach lovers, this month again it isn’t the best one to come. Get yourself into the Cultural area to re-visit the roots of Sri Lanka Culture or even Galle which offer beach as well as cultural monuments to walk through, same if you know the rainfall will be present daily. As November has been until now the wettest month to visit Sri Lanka.
Grab a 4×4 and venture into some of National Parks as Udawalawe, Wilpattu, Sinharaja to spotted some amazing species between 2 rains
The sea remain extremely choppy, apart of some area in the downsouth (still can be dangerous to swim into it).
LOOK FOR BEACH LIFESTYLE?
Try around Galle, Weligama, Mirissa, Mannar, Jaffna, Trincomale, Nilaveli & Arugam Bay as if the weather is bad, you still can go visit some beautiful temples or jump into a 4x4 safari ride.
The festival can be in October or November covers a five days offering the main celebration on the last day. Deepavali is widely regarded as the most important festival of the year. Known as festival of lights The legend behind say “Deepavali is the day where the Triumph of light over the darkness which happen long ago between Lord Krishna whose destroyed the tyrant Narakasura in a hard battle” on the 3rd day of the celebration, the Goddess of wealth “Lakshmi” is worshipped
ENCOUNTER THE WILDLIFE?
Same as October, this month could be turn to a pouring rainfall on day to day basis, the north and the east will be focus as spotting wildlife & birder in Wilpattu, Mannar, but you also venture into elephant world in Udawalawe, and mixte wildlife as Bundala and Yala following to know your day could be pretty wet.
The Hill country will be wet during the day and cold by night fall, if you are a aventurous person, join trek mysty trek into the Horton Plain Pidurangala Range.
We won’t preconize to go on cruise to spotted Dolphin and whales as the sea all around the island will be purely choppy