Site Entrance Fees

Prices of entrance fees for popular tourist attractions in Sri Lanka. These entrance tickets can be bought at the specific sites directly.

Tourist attraction


Normal price (USD) Normal price (LKR) Extra
Sigiriya Lions Rock $30 Rs.4500 N/A
Pidurangala Rock, near Sigiriya N/A Rs.500 N/A
Polonnaruwa Ancient City $25 Rs.3750 N/A
Mihintale sacred area N/A Rs.500 N/A
Kataragama $5 Rs.750 N/A
Galle Fort Museum Area $5 Rs.750 N/A
Namal Uyana – Pink Quartz Mountain N/A Rs.500 N/A
Ritigala N/A Rs.200 N/A
Dambulla Cave Temple N/A Rs.1500 Rs.25 for the shoe-keeper
Dambulla Museum $2 Rs.300 N/A
Avukana Buddha Statue, near Dambulla N/A Rs.500 N/A
Isurumuniya Temple, Anuradhapura N/A Rs.250 N/A
Embekke Devala, near Kandy N/A Rs.300 N/A
Ambuluwawa Temple, Gampola N/A Rs.300 N/A
Sri Dalada Maligawa, Temple of the Tooth, Kandy N/A Rs.1500 N/A
Cultural Dancing Show at YMBA, Kandy (at 5PM) N/A Rs.1000 N/A
Cultural Dancing Show at Kandyan Art Association & Cultural Centre (at 5:30 PM) N/A Rs.1000 N/A
Richmond Castle, Kalutara N/A Rs.100 N/A
National Railway Museum, Kadugannawa near Kandy N/A Rs.500 N/A
Mulkirigala Rock Temple, near Tangalle N/A Rs.500 N/A
Tourist attraction


Normal price (USD) Normal price (LKR) Extra
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage $20 Rs.3000 N/A
Yala National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Kumana National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Lunugamvehera National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Horton Plains National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Wilpattu National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Minneriya National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Kaudulla National Park $10 Rs.1500 N/A
Udawalawe National Park $15 Rs.2250 N/A
Udawalawe Elephant Transit Home N/A Rs.500 N/A
Wasgamuwa National Park $10 Rs.1500 N/A
Bundala National Park $10 Rs.1500 N/A
Maduru Oya National Park $10 Rs.1500 N/A
Sinharaja Forest Reserve N/A Rs.575 N/A
Ridiyagama Safari Park N/A Rs.2500 N/A
Knuckles Mountain Range N/A Rs.575 N/A
Pigeon Island Reserve, Nilaveli N/A Rs.1450 N/A
Peradeniya Botanical Gardens N/A Rs.1500 N/A
Hakgala Botanical Gardens N/A Rs.1500 N/A
Udawattekele Forest Reserve, Kandy N/A Rs.575 N/A
Pitawala Pathana (Mini World’s End), Knuckels Range, Riverston N/A Rs.600 N/A
Kanneliya-Dediyagala-Nakiyadeniya Forest N/A Rs.575 N/A
Moon Plains, Nuwara Eliya $20 Rs.3000 N/A

*Please note that above rates can change any time.

  • Normal Tourist Price (USD) – some fees as based on the U.S Dollar (UNESCO heritage sites for instance) and then of course the LKR price fluctuates. The USD price is leading, but you always pay in LKR with the exception of Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa Ancient City and Anuradhapura Sacred Area.
  • Normal Tourist Price (LKR) – the currently known price to pay at the site.
  • SAARC Tourists – Reduced price for people from SAARC countries: Maldives, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  • Children aged between 5 and 12 years get a 50% discount.
  • Entrance for children under 5 years is free.
  • Credit or debit cards are not accepted.
  • Some places may charge an additional fee for photographing or filming.