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Sri Lanka

Choose from our range of eSIM packages

Available eSIM Packages

Sri Lanka


US $4.50


1 GB


7 Days

Sri Lanka


US $9.50


3 GB


10 Days

Sri Lanka


US $13.00


5 GB


15 Days

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eSIM Sri Lanka

The island nation of Sri Lanka lies in the south-eastern corner of Asia, just off the coast of the Arabian Sea and southwest of the Bay of Bengal, in the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka, is a land of verdant emeralds, yellow and blue sapphires the size of boulders, rolling hillsides covered in rubber, tea, coffee, and spice plantations. Despite its small size, Sri Lanka is a popular tourist destination due to its abundance of exotic landscapes, temples, elephants, and tea plantations.

Staying connected with family and friends while traveling to Sri Lanka is possible today, as the majority of network providers now allow eSIMs. Instead of roaming, travelers can save money on mobile data plans in Sri Lanka by using eSIMs.

Embedded SIM, or eSIM for short, is a cutting-edge innovation in the realm of mobile communication. Instead of a traditional, removable SIM card, an eSIM integrates into a mobile device. Thanks to eSIM technology, mobile network carriers can factory program the SIM profile into the device's chip.

For tourists, electronic SIM cards offer several advantages over traditional SIM cards. Visitors to other countries no longer need to buy and insert a SIM card. By buying and activating a global eSIM card that works with multiple networks and locations , they can avoid exchanging SIM cards. On-demand eSIM activation and deactivation simplifies plan and network switching.

Travelers save money with eSIMs due to their ability to seamlessly switch between local network providers in different countries. You can buy eSIM data packages for over 200 global destinations from KnowRoaming.

Let’s have a look at how Sri Lanka eSIM plans work.

How does a Sri Lanka eSIM package work?

With an eSIM, changing network providers in the Sri Lanka is as easy as connecting to KnowRoaming's online website and purchasing an eSIM to use in the country.

An eSIM works perfectly on a worldwide scale and can hold numerous network profiles. For people who travel often, this is a great choice. An embedded eSIM in your device prevents easy physical SIM card misplacement.

Make sure your phone can use an eSIM before you buy a plan. The first step in choosing an eSIM provider associated with the Sri Lanka, like KnowRoaming, is to check the phone's compatibility.

All you need to do is purchase a data plan before you travel to the Sri Lanka from KnowRoaming. The next step is to activate the plan using the QR code that will be shown on your mobile device's eSIM, nothing more. Feel free to start messaging a buddy through the apps on your phone or surfing the web right away.

There are a lot of benefits to using an eSIM, and the technology that powers it is amazing. As a result, it eliminates the need for plastic SIM cards and offers eco-friendly, practical, effective, and customizable features.

For more information, read this guide: What is an eSIM?

How to activate your Sri Lanka eSIM Data Plan?

An eSIM is really easy to activate and install. The activation instructions for an eSIM purchased through KnowRoaming are extremely thorough and will be sent to you immediately via email.

For the installation process to go smoothly, it is crucial that you have an active internet connection when installing your eSIM.

It's crucial to unlock your phone before buying an eSIM because you can't use an eSIM on a network-locked phone. Contact your home network provider to assist you in unlocking your phone.

After you have installed your eSIM in your home country, you can turn the eSIM off until you reach Sri Lanka, as activation of the package only occurs when you use your eSIM in Sri Lanka.

Scan the QR code on the checkout page or the confirmation email you received from KnowRoaming, and accept and continue all prompts.

When you arrive in Sri Lanka, follow these steps to activate your eSIM on your iOS or Android device:

On iOS devices

  • You need to first switch mobile data to your eSIM.
  • Go to Settings and tap on Mobile Data or Cellular Data.
  • On the Mobile Data page, tap on the Mobile Data option at the top.
  • Select your eSIM.
  • Turn on roaming for your eSIM.
  • On Android devices

  • Go to Settings on your phone.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Sim Manager.
  • Tap on Mobile Data and set it to your eSIM.
  • When you arrive, go to Settings.
  • Tap on Connections.
  • Tap on Mobile Networks.
  • Turn on data roaming.
  • You are now ready to use the eSIM to connect with family and friends and surf the internet.

    Why Choose KnowRoaming?

    If you're a traveler who values your time, money, and experiences, you need a smarter solution than 'old school' roaming. Say yes to KnowRoaming and no to slow data speeds and hefty fees.

    More than 200 foreign destinations are at your fingertips with KnowRoaming eSIM plans. If your travels take you across multiple countries or areas, one worldwide eSIM will be enough to connect you wherever you go.

    With your eSIM linked to the local network the second you touch down at your destination, you can relax and enjoy the convenience of fixed-rate data while there.

    Purchasing an eSIM with KnowRoaming is simple and only requires four steps:

  • Choose your package and pay for it.
  • Scan the QR code you receive.
  • Active your eSIM as soon as you reach your destination.
  • To join the local network, enable roaming.
  • If you experience any problems with the activation of your eSIM, the expert support team at KnowRoaming is available to assist you immediately.

    Simple navigation on KnowRoaming’s website makes it easy to find what you're looking for, and the "Frequently Asked Questions" section addresses most concerns regarding setup, problems, and more.