It is now safe
to visit Jaffna in the north of the country well as the new beach resorts around Trincomalee on the north-east coast.
However it is worth
mentioning that in Jaffna there remains a strong military presence. If you
like pioneering travel and are OK with basic accommodation then a visit to
the very north of the country may very well appeal. One of our
female travel experts recently travelled to the north of the country and felt
extremely safe throughout.