Hotel, Travel, and Visa

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this event has been postponed. Tentatively, we plan to reschedule the summit for Spring 2021. In the meantime, we are planning for a virtual conference in May 2020, to address the societal challenges related to the pandemic from wisdom, character, and morality perspectives. Please, check our website in two weeks for further details.

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Colombo is located at:
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka 00200

Phone Number: +9411544644

Please note the below code is only for attendees and you must register yourself. The organizing committee will send a follow-up email with further information at a later date.

Group Name: Pan – Asian Summit on Wisdom, Morality and Character 
Group Code: cuncmb

The discounted rate is only valid for the dates below. Note that it is not mandatory to register for this entire duration. Should you want to extend the duration of your stay, please be aware that the discounted rate will end on May 14th, 2020.

Breakfast is included with the cost of your registration!

Check-in: 09-MAY-2020
Check-out: 14-MAY-2020

Register here.

Obtaining a Visa

Prior to arrival in Sri Lanka, one must obtain Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA).

If you plan to explore the country while you are there, consider obtaining a tourist visa. If you plan to solely attend the conference, consider obtaining a business visa instead.

You can apply here for an ETA:
Please follow the instructions provided on the website.

Note that the fees will vary depending on your country of nationality:

Ensure you have a copy of the ETA approval with you at the port of entry. Along with this you must fulfill the following requirements at the port of entry:

  • A passport valid for not less than 6 months from the date of arrival.
  • A confirmed return ticket.
  • Sufficient funds to meet the expenses during the stay.

Should you have specific questions about this process, you can contact the Department of Immigration and Emigration:

Telephone : 0094 70 1777555, 0094 11 5329422
E-mail :

Sight Seeing

Endless beaches, timeless ruins, welcoming people, oodles of elephants, rolling surf, cheap prices, fun trains, famous tea and flavourful food make Sri Lanka irresistible.

– Lonely Planet, Travel Guide Book Publisher


Trabana Tours is an organization you can refer to if you would like assistance in planning a vacation stay.