The team at Aggressor Adventures provides guests with the most up-to-date information regarding upcoming trips. Please check this page and the "Know Before You Go" document at the time of booking and in advance of your adventure to ensure you have everything you’ll need before you head out.


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About Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is very close to the Equator which means that temperatures remain fairly constant year round. Coastal and lowland areas enjoy an average daytime temperature of 78-86°F / 26-30°C. Sri Lanka is unusual as it has two monsoon seasons with the wettest periods being December and January in the North. Humidity is high everywhere throughout the island.
Sri Lanka Facts:
  • Capital City: Columbo
  • Population: 22 million
  • Official Language: Sinhala and Tamil, but many of the people speak English
  • Local Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee

Getting There, Transfers To and From Lodge

Colombo (CMB) airport is the only international airport in Sri Lanka and all Aggressor Signature Lodge guests will fly in and out of Sri Lanka from Colombo. We recommend guests have 1 pre-night in Colombo.
Airlines That Fly Into Colombo:
Qatar Airways via Doha
Emirates Airlines via Dubai
Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong
Singapore Airlines via Singapore
Transfer from the airport to the host hotel, Jetwing Beach Hotel is not included in the price, but can be arranged at the time of the reservation by our in-house travel department, Aggressor Adventure Travel, for an additional charge.
  • All pick ups are from the Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo at 8:00 am. Travel time to the Aggressor Safari Lodge is 2.5 hours and is included in your package.
  • Guests will be taken back to the Jetwing Beach Hotel if they are staying in Sri Lanka or to the airport.

Passports & Visa Documentation

Visitors must have a current passport, adequate funds to support themselves, and a return airline ticket. US citizens require a passport that must be valid for 6 months from date of entry. It is the travelers’ responsibility to ensure they have the proper visa to travel into each country on his or her itinerary as well as for re-entry and return to their country. Since regulations vary by country, contact your consulate or embassy of your country for the requirement.
E-Visa ETA are required for all travelers: E-Visa Application Link
It takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and pay for online and is good for a 30 day stay in Sri Lanka. The cost is $50 (subject to change without notice) and most airlines will want to see the printed and approved ETA upon check-in when flying to Sri Lanka. This is the responsibility of each traveler.

Local Fees/Taxes

Your daily Jeep Safari’s and access to Wilpattu and Minneriya National Park are inclusive of your package at the Aggressor Signature Lodge, however, each guest must pay the following World Heritage entrance fees:

Climbing Sigriya Rock & Museum: $36

Anuradhapura Heritage Site: $30

Monkey Kingdom & Polonnaruwa Ancient Archeological Ruins: $30

Kalawewa National Park (applies to Birding Itinerary): $15

Sigiriya Bird Sanctuary (applies to Birding Itinerary): $15

*Note that all fees will be billed to the guest at the end of their stay and are payable by USD, Visa, MasterCard, and Sri Lanka Rupees.

Gratuities are not included at all Aggressor destinations.  Tipping is voluntary and based on the service the staff has provided you.  The Manager will provide envelopes for gratuities upon settling your account at the end of the week.  Gratuities are shared equally among all staff. All Aggressors accept cash, Visa, and MasterCard payments for gratuities.