According to MANA, China recorded a 10.5 percent growth on a year-to-year basis as over 18,000 tourists visited Sri Lanka in November, while India recorded a 2.5 percent growth from the same month last year, with over 30,000 visitors arriving.
In total over 1.8 million tourists have arrived in the island country this year and the government has said it hopes to achieve a target of at least 2 million tourists by year end.
China, which has become the second largest source of tourists to Sri Lanka, has helped improve the island nation's tourism industry.
Last year, Sri Lanka attracted 200,000 Chinese tourists.
The Sri Lankan government has set a target of attracting 4 million tourists by 2020.