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  • June & July: Wettest months on the south and west coasts (including Negombo)

  • October & November: Wettest months on the north and east coasts


Swimming, snorkeling, and diving

  • December - April: Best for swimming, snorkeling, and diving on the south and west coasts (including Negombo)

  • May - September: Best for swimming, snorkeling, and diving on the north and east coasts


Wildlife (Land)

  • August - April: Best for bird-watching, especially in Bundala National Park

  • June - September: Best for elephant safaris in the Cultural Triangle


Wildlife (Sea)

  • November - April: Best for whale and dolphin watching trips near Mirissa

  • June - October: Best for dolphin watching trips near Trincomalee


* If you want us to help arrange snorkeling, diving, safaris, whale-watching, or dolphin-watching for you,
please e-mail us at 

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