FAQ

Q. Why choose Sri Lanka?

Sri Lanka is a market leader in the Asian region for medical tourism & is well renowned for the quality of its medical services as well as being a major player as a holiday destination. Tourists from all around the world come to Sri Lanka each year to take advantage of the beauty of the country & also for the skill, talent & experience of the medical services. We have the support and service to assist you throughout your medical holiday.

 

Q. Do I need VISA to travel to Sri Lanka?

Visitors visiting Sri Lanka for tourism purposes must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA). All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

 

Q. What is medical tourism?

Medical tourism is simply the process of traveling abroad to a specific destination to obtain certain medical procedures. Canadians and Europeans have been traveling outside their regions for years to obtain medical procedures due to the long waiting periods. Now they have an opportunity to seek top quality procedures, where they can recover in anonymity and luxury at an affordable rate.

 

Q. What is wellness tourism?

Wellness tourism is a travel of promoting health and well-being through physical, psychological, or spiritual activities. wellness tourism includes healthy food, exercise, spa treatments, and opportunities to experience or expand your spirituality and creativity. Sri Lanka has been a popular destination for wellness tourism with a huge range of wellness retreats such as the Ayurveda with a vast history which dates to 3000-years; Sri Lanka is also known for one of the worlds’ best available Yoga Retreats, including Spa, Meditation etc all focusing on the natural healing therapies.

 

Q. What services are included?

Your package will include airport transfers, accommodation at a star class hotel of your choice, ground transportation to and from hospital (on request), medical procedure, wellness tourism, travel reservations, trip itinerary and much more.

 

Q. What are your services?

  • Medical Tourism
  • Wellness Tourism
  • Providing treatment & management plan prior to arrival
  • Financial provisions
  • Arrangement of consultation with the hospital
  • Arrangement of Post-surgery follow ups
  • Making travel arrangements
  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Hotel reservations
  • Transportation
  • Arranging interpretation services
  • Embassy liaison
  • Daily Tours/Sightseeing /Excursions

 

Q. Why are Patients Traveling Internationally for Medical Tourism?

Patients are traveling because of the high quality of healthcare, affordability, access of care or better availability. The cost savings can be up to 90%.

 

Q. What type of medical services are available in Sri Lanka?

There are various elective medical services including cosmetic, Orthopaedic, Eye, Fertility, Neurology, Gynaecology etc. Please inquire medicaltourism@walkerstours.com for further information.

 

Q. How do I pay for the surgery?

You can pay directly to the hospital. We will advise you on the costing, and treatment plan, prior to your arrival and upon the confirmation from the relevant hospital.

 

Q. How can we get more information on Wellness packages or Medical packages before taking a decision?

Please email medicaltourism@walkerstours.com

 

Q. How can I contact you once I arrive in Sri Lanka?

If you are a patient or a visitor, we will ensure to pick you up from the Bandaranayke International Airport. We will be transporting you to the lodging facility or hotel or hospital according to the pre-planned itinerary.

 

Q. After surgical treatment is it safe to travel?

Prior to your journey all the necessary details will be provided on the Pre-surgery/post-surgery care and will suggest you about the precautions to be taken. Your travel details will be planned with the guidance of the doctor and, depending on the selected surgery.

 

Q. Do I need to come with a companion?

For surgery interventions or any type of treatment that will require an admission, you will need to travel with a relative/companion. In most cases the companion will be able to stay in the room with the patient or we can arrange accommodation outside the hospital.

 

Q. Before I get admitted or after I get discharged where can I stay?

We can arrange accommodation prior to your admission or after your discharge according to the guidelines provided by the medical center. We will also arrange airport transfers. According to your recovery and upon the hospitals’ confirmation, we will be able to customize a travel itinerary for you to travel in Sri Lanka.

Contact Us:

Walkers Tours Limited

# 117, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka.

Phone

+94 112306471 / +94 112306466

+94 773359157

Email

medicaltourism@walkerstours.com

info@ayusrilanka.lk