Cost of travel in Sri Lanka

For people interested in travelling to Sri Lanka and wonder how much it cost to travel in this country, here are some basic price examples for budget travel:

Double room (no single room exist usually):
800-1500 rupee per room (6-11 USD)

Food (lunch or dinner):
80-200 rupee per person (0,6-1,5 USD)

Mobile internet (SIM card + 1 GB data maximum 1 month use):
600 rupee (5 USD)

Bus/train (estimated):
40 rupee per hour (0,3 USD)

Remember that you can always bargain on the rooms, especially during the low season. The same goes for transport with taxi or tuk-tuk.

Str Lankan food (1)

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