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    • Coastal Towns

      Sri Lanka May 19, 2015 at 4:51 PM

      Hi all,
      Just looking for some direction on coastal towns in Sri Lanka. Preferably the south with a decent nightlife, restaurants, bars etc. Doesnt need to be all night beach parties as much as nice bars.
      Thanks!

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    • advice on quote below - does the quote seem a reasonable price. Thanks in advance, Julie Jack

      Sri Lanka May 18, 2015 at 11:16 AM

       

       

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      14 Aug 2015

      Negombo

      CMB Apt to Negombo 30 mins

      Amagi Lagoon 4*

      Standard room on HB

      Arrival transfer to Negombo. Check into your hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

      2

      15 Aug 2015

      Kandy

      Negombo to Kandy

      3 ½ hours

      Hotel Suisse 3*

      Standard room on HB

      Leave for Kandy, on arrival sightseeing Kandy town, lake and Temple of the Tooth… Check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day relaxing.

      3

      16 Aug 2015

      Visit the Peradeniya botanical gardens and Pinnawela elephant orphanage

      Day at leisure  

      4

      17 Aug 2015

      Nuwara Eliya

      Kandy to Nuwara Eliya 2 ½  hours

      Glenfall Reach 3*

      Standard room on HB

      Leave for Nuwara Eliya, sightseeing Sri Lanka’s beautiful tea growing regions en route. Including a visit to a working tea factory and tea estate…check into your bungalow and rest of the day at leisure to relax and unwind in your beautiful surroundings.

      5

      18 Aug 2015

      Day at leisure  

      6

      19 Aug 2015

      Tissamaharama (Yala)

      Nuwara Eliya to Tissamaharama

      5 ½ hours

      Chandrika Hotel 3+*

      Deluxe room on HB

      Leave for Tissamaharama, on arrival check into your hotel. Afternoon safari into Yala wild life sanctuary where you can see Sri Lankan wild life at its best.

      7

      20 Aug 2015

      Waskaduwa (Kalutara)

      Tissamaharama to Waskaduwa

      5 hours

      Kamili Beach 3*

      Standard room on HB

      Leave for Waskaduwa, en route visiting and sightseeing of the Galle fort and town, afterwards continue on to Waskaduwa, check into your hotel and the rest of the day at leisure on the beaches of Waskaduwa.

      8

      21 Aug 2015

      day at leisure on the beaches of Waskaduwa.

      9

      22 Aug 2015

      CMB Intl Apt

      Waskaduwa to CMB Intl Apt 1 ½  hour

      Departure to the CMB Intl Apt in order to connect to your flight out. Tour ends.

       

      Quotation

      Rates valid for travel: 14 – 22 August 2015

      Currency quoted in US$

      Based on a minimum of 2 Adults traveling

       

      PRICE PER PERSON IN SHARING DOUBLE: US$ 785 x 2 pax

       

      Price includes:

      1.      Accommodation in the hotels specified. (in 01 x DBL room)

      2.      Meal plan as specified above (half board basis – including dinner and breakfast)

      3.      Transportation in an ac private vehicle on tour from arrival to departure as per specified in the above mentioned itinerary.

      4.      English speaking Sri Lanka Tourist Board qualified chauffeur guide services on tour from arrival to departure as per specified in the above mentioned itinerary.

      5.      Departure transfer from Waskaduwa to Apt on 22 Aug 2015

      6.      Chauffeur daily subsistence.

      7.      All current and applicable taxes

       

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    • Can anyone suggest some travel booking sites?

      Sri Lanka May 4, 2015 at 6:13 AM

      Hi!

      Does anyone have a good experience with booking tours at some sites like that? http://travel2ceylon.eu/

      or at some domestic agencies placed in Sri Lanka? I found also one with good feedback here at forums: http://www.srilanka-holiday-tours.com/

      pls share some links or companies names. Thank you very much!

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      Tangerine Beach Hotel

      Kalutara May 11, 2015 at 11:51 AM

      Hey guys, am off to Tangerine Beach Hotel June 20th until July 5th, looking forward to it, but there are a couple of things, will I have to watch out for snakes and is the beach clean, keep hearing mixed things on these. still cant wait to get away though, oh and is there any adventure quad biking over there to?
      thanks in advance for any advice and comments
      Mark

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    • weather in November

      Jaffna Apr 27, 2015 at 8:02 AM

      hello

      we are visiting in early November 2015 and wonder how the weather will be?

      will it be rainy all the time?

      thank you

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      Direct bus from Kandy to Trinkomalee - which bus station?

      Sri Lanka Apr 29, 2015 at 9:13 AM

      Hello, i'm planning a trip to Sri-Lanka and got some problems trying to find the bus stop and the schedule for direct buses from Kandy to Trinkomalee. There's a lot of information on different sites that the direct bus between these points exists but no one named the bus station and the number of the bus. If anyone knows the exact information, please, answer.

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    • What is the cost of living like? Eg food, accommodation

      Sri Lanka May 21, 2015 at 1:02 AM

      Hi guys was wondering how much the cost of food, accommodation - mid range, drinks cost, bus fare, train fair cost??

      Also please, I read somewhere about tipping? Can someone explain the etiquette surrounding tipping.

      Kindest regards
      Rach

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    • Does this sound like a good itinerary to you? (19 days)

      Sri Lanka May 4, 2015 at 3:17 PM

      Hi guys!

      We are traveling to Sri Lanka mid July 'till the beginning of August for 18 days. We just made our plan, but it still needs a some fine tuning. All help, advice, remarks, whatever is welcome!

      Day 1: arrival Colombo airport + Bus to Anuradhapura.
      Day 2: Biking around in Anuradhapura. In the evening: private driver to Jaffna
      Day 3: motorbike ride around the Jaffna Peninsula. Overnight in Jaffna
      Day 4: private driver to Trincomalee + sightseeing in Trincomalee
      Day 5: Snorkling on Pigeon Island, overnight in Trincomalee
      Day 6: drive to Ritigala Ruins (Is there a bus from Trincomalee to Ritigala?) + hiking. Overnight in the area (suggestions welcome!)
      Day 7: Sigiriya and surroundings, overnight near Knuckles forest reserve.
      Day 8 + 9: hiking and camping in Knuckles forest reserve(guide suggestions are welcome!). At the end, drive to Kandy.
      Day 10: wandering in Kandy. Overnight near Horton Plains national park.
      Day 11: morning hike to World's End. From here to the nearest train station and take the train to Ella.
      Day 12 + 13: Hiking in and around Ella. At the end drive to Pottuvil for overnight (or somewhere near, suggestions are welcome!)
      Day 14: Pottuvil mangrove tour. Overnight near Yala.
      Day 15: Yala safari morning tour (all non touristic and eco friendly safari suggestions are welcome!). drive to Rekawa beach.
      Day 16: Rekawa beach and surroundings + drive to Galle, overnight in Galle.
      Day 17: Visiting Galle
      Day 18: Visiting Galle + drive to Colombo
      Day 19: wandering around in Colombo + late night departure back to Belgium :) :) :)

      We'd love to hear your thoughts, your remarks, suggestions ... we're still looking for transport ideas and accommodation, so any advice about that is also very welcome.

      Thanks guys! :) :) :)

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    • Surfing yoga trip itinery two 30yr olds

      Sri Lanka May 12, 2015 at 6:32 PM

      Hi guys me and my partner are travelling to Sri Lanka for the first time at the end of June 2015 for 2.5wks.
      Would like to go to Arugam Bay Hikkadawa. Could you please suggest some accommodation and ways to travel around on a limited budget! :)
      We've left organising this really late and am hoping for a little advice!
      Very appreciate
      Rach

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      Sharing a private driver? Sri Lanka round trip 13/7 'till 31/7

      Sri Lanka May 10, 2015 at 6:22 AM

      Hi!

      We - 2 Belgian students, both 21 years old - are planning to hire a private driver in Sri Lanka from, we want to see and do a lot and we're afraid it will be too much time lost to figure out the best route with public transport. We're planning to go off the beaten tracks (we're going motorbiking in the north for example), without skipping the must see highlights. We'll have 2 available seats in the car. These are the transfers from our itinerary (a raw draft at least):

      - 13th of July: transfer from Colombo airport to Anuradhapura (2 nights)

      - 15th of July: Transfer Anuradhapura to Jaffna (2 nights). Stopping on the way: Mihintalee, and maybe something else.

      - 17th of July: transfer Jaffna to area of Trincomalee/Uppuvelli (2 nights)

      - 19th of July: transfer Trincomalee/Uppuvelli to Kandy (2 nights). Stopping on the way at: Ritigala Ruins & Sigiriya.

      - 21st of July: transfer Kandy to Adams Peak (1 night)

      - 22nd of July: transfer Adams Peak to area of Horton Plains (1 night)

      - 23rd of July: We'll be taking the train to Ella after hiking around in Horton Plains. Stay in Ella for 2 days/ 3 nights.

      - 26th of July: transfer Ella - Arugam Bay (1 night)

      - 27th: transfer Arugam Bay - Yala/Yala East (not sure yet...) for 1 safari - Tangalle (2 nights)

      - 29th: transfer Tangalle to Galle (1 night)

      - 30th: transfer to Colombo (1 night)

      - 31st: Airport transfer in the evening (our flight leaves around 8 pm)

      I already contacted some private drivers (not everyone answered already) and it seems that the transfers will be around 800 - 900 USD (+/- 2400 km), the accomodation of the driver is not included. So if we could find 2 other people: it would be 200 - 250 USD/person, depending on the chosen accomodations (if they offer free driver accomodation or not; if not included: they charge around 1500 rupees/night, which means 10 euro, which we still have to divide by 4 people, so that's really cheap!). I'm still awaiting the response and rate of other private drivers and tour operators.

      We're looking for 2 other people who'd like to join us on the transfers and share the private driver. We're aware that most people will not follow the same route, and maybe just want to share a part of the route: you guys are also very welcome! We're always open to change the itinerary a little bit; in order to make it a perfect fit.

      Little bit about us: we're super fun and easygoing! Haha.

      Just leave me a message, or a reply, and I'll come back to you asap.

      Thanks guys!

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    • Best attractions to see in Sri Lanka ?

      Sri Lanka May 12, 2015 at 8:44 PM

      Hi guys
      Me and my partner a travelling for two weeks approx 26th June until 10th July 2015. What tourist attractions would you recommend. One main destination we definitely want to visit is Arugam Bay for surfing and also the national park. Itinery request? :) :)

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    • recomended drivers

      Sri Lanka May 10, 2015 at 10:17 AM

      Could anyone recommend names of companies/drivers so I can get prices/quotes for our 10 day trip in sri lanka. Below is our initial schedule - does this look do-able - or are we cramming too much in? Thanks in advance from all you experienced travellers.

      14th aug Negomba
      16th aug Kandy & pinawela
      17th aug Nuwara Ellya
      18th aug Yala
      19th aug Galle
      20th aug Indurawa
      21st aug Negomba
      22nd aug travel home

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    • Exporting personal items from China to Sri Lanka

      Sri Lanka May 8, 2015 at 7:39 AM

      I am a UK citizen and would like to send by surface mail used personal items such as e-bike (battery- operated motor cycle), clothes and kitchenware to Sri Lanka to an address of my friend in Sri Lanka.

      My question is, will I have to pay any customs duty on any of these items?

      If yes, how much?

      Thank you in advance for your replies!!

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      Daytrip to Bentota?

      by Bladewings Online Now Dec 14, 2014 at 6:42 PM

      Hi Guys, I'm Samantha and may be travelling to Sri Lanka in January (2015), with my son. Is mid January a good time for a swim at the beach at Bentota? i'm assuming it's quite a safe beach. My son is autistic and loves water. We will likely stay in Dehiwala. A quick search told me I can get an express train early morning to Bentota and also return via train the same day in the late afternoon.

      2 Answers Jan 18, 2015 at 11:14 PM
    • September weather /tours

      by Dizzytourist Online Now Aug 15, 2014 at 12:21 AM

      Can u lay on the beach in Sept? We r arriving Sept 7th also what tours are available & is it best to book through hotel? Can u visit temples? Also are there other types of money u can use in bentota eg dollars?
      Too many questions 

      4 Answers Aug 20, 2014 at 1:09 AM
    • Centara Ceysands Hotel

      by mamabaybee Online Now Jun 7, 2014 at 9:51 AM

      Hi guys,

      Coming out there for 10 days in August with my family.
      Staying at Centara Ceysands and wondered what's there to do out there, are there any tours we can do from the hotel?
      Any tips and advice?
      We've booked with Kuoni, who unfortunately are next to unless with info for us!

      Thanks in advance!

      1 Answer Jun 26, 2014 at 8:31 PM
    • Airport shuttle

      by Garyw8 Online Now Mar 28, 2014 at 6:10 AM

      Can anyone suggest a good taxi firm that runs a service from Bentota to Colombo airport?

      Thanks

      Gary

      2 Answers Apr 18, 2014 at 8:08 AM
    • modes of travel in srilanka

      by rupalikanwar Online Now Mar 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM

      we are 4 adults and 1 child. Want to know the best way to travel from Colombo airport to bentota. and later from bentota to kandy

      2 Answers Mar 25, 2014 at 1:12 AM
    • modes of travel in srilanka

      by rupalikanwar Online Now Mar 25, 2014 at 12:05 AM

      we are 4 adults and 1 child. Want to know the best way to travel from Colombo airport to bentota. and later from bentota to kandy

      4 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 6:12 AM
    • West Coast Sri Lanka i.e. Bentota

      by brilliantholidays12 Online Now Jan 25, 2014 at 12:24 AM

      When is the best time to go to Bentota Sri lanka

      7 Answers Mar 24, 2014 at 8:07 AM
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      Sri Lanka tour, self touring or through traveling agency?

      by sadeem Online Now Jan 5, 2014 at 11:55 AM

      Hi,

      I'm visiting Sri Lanka in mid January and have planned everything myself, the only thing left is transportation, I'm planning on hiring a driver.

      It will be my first experience in an east Asian country, and I know especially in Sri Lanka that moving from one place to another and finding suitable accommodation can be difficult. Therefore, I am wondering if planning the tour through a traveling agency would be better than planning it myself.

      Here is my plan, I would appreciate an comments or advise on it:

      Arrival: 16 Jan 10 AM

      Kandy 2 nights: 16 Jan - 18 Jan

      Hotel: Hunas Falls by Amaya. Checkout: 12 PM

      Activities and Places to visit: Elephant orphanage, Royal botanical garden.

      Nuwara Eliya 3 nights: 18 Jan - 21 Jan

      Hotel: Brockenhurst villa. Checkout: 1 PM.

      Activities and Places to visit: Pedro state tea factory, Horton plains national park, Adam's peak, Gem mines, Gregory lake.

      Mirissa 2 nights: 21 Jan - 23 Jan

      Hotel: Villa Vatura @ Talaramba Reef. Checkout: 1 PM.
      Activities and Places to visit: Beach, whale watching, Safari Yala national park, Deep sea fishing, hot air ballooning.

      Bentota 2 nights: 23 Jan - 25 Jan. Hotel prices are inflated we couldn't find a suitable place.

      Departure 26 Jan.

      I have contacted some traveling agencies and they have proposed some itineraries. I found their prices quite expensive, since I am traveling with a group of 7 the total amount would reach $8000, excluding entrance fees and lunch and dinner . Based on my calculation, my plan would cost me much less.

      Any advice?

      Thank you

      Sadeem

      5 Answers Jan 16, 2014 at 8:06 AM
    • Need a Travel support during my stay in Bentota

      by zoomer778 Online Now Nov 13, 2013 at 2:01 AM

      my family will be in Bentota fm 16/11 - to 25/11 - so I would like to have a some excursion during my stay. But I have 2 adults + 3 children ( 14 years / 8 years / 3 years) - so long excursion suppose will be a problem for children.
      For sure - I would like to have
      1. yala jeep Safari
      2. maybe rafting
      some other which will be interesting for children

      + I studding the possibility to visit SIGIRIYA with one night in kandy -

      so in case You can offer me some program for excursion & Your price - pls. send me an email.
      zoomer778@gmail.com

      3 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 8:36 AM
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      prices in bentota

      by dado68 Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 8:16 AM

      What is the average price of food and drink in Bentota and if anyone knows the price for day trips! thanks

      2 Answers Nov 6, 2013 at 9:29 AM
    • Is there a lot to do outside of the hotel complex's?

      by maccymaccy Online Now Oct 27, 2013 at 11:41 AM

      Hi
      Me and my girlfriend like to get out of the hotel complex to do day trips and eat in local restaurants. Are there a lot of activities to keep us engaged for a weeks stay?
      Andy

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 8:45 PM
    • Mosquitos in bentota

      by Carmil Online Now Sep 26, 2013 at 1:20 PM

      Are they present all year round, visiting bentota in early October, how much of a problem will they be, staying in the vivanta hotel! would hope for nets over the bed.

      7 Answers Oct 1, 2013 at 3:37 AM
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      Cab from colombo airport to bentota

      by mumbai20 Online Now Apr 6, 2013 at 1:05 AM

      We are a group of 3 adults planning a holiday in Bentota.
      How do we go from colombo airport to Bentota. I'm told that there are taxis available at the airport at any time.

      Any know a tour operator / driver who can arrange for a taxi pick-up & drop at reasonable rates

      5 Answers Nov 21, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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      Bungalow to Rent

      by PamelaL Online Now Dec 17, 2012 at 5:37 AM

      My husband and I are travelling to Sri Lanka in January for 6 months. We are hoping to rent somewhere for a few months in Bentota, does anyone have any useful advice about costs etc.

      13 Answers Feb 28, 2013 at 3:28 AM
    • Price of transfer between Bentota > Colombo, and where to stay

      by priyanka151 Online Now May 14, 2012 at 7:45 AM

      Hi,

      I am thinking of visiting Bentota in July. Where is best to stay (currently looking at Vivanta by Taj). Also, how much should we pay p/person to transfer between Colombo Airport and the Bentota area?

      Thanks,
      Priya

      1 Answer May 14, 2012 at 8:47 AM
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      Honeymoon Suggestions

      by ahsanb Online Now Mar 6, 2012 at 4:38 AM

      Hay all,

      im interested in having my honeymoon in srilanka. main interests are exotic beaches and shopping. interested in visiting srilanka for around 7-8 days. for the purpose i have been looking at bentota and unawatuna. Kindly suggest nice beaches and accomodations(within LKR7,000-8,000).

      will appreciate weblinks of hotels, beaches and images.

      thanks :)

      6 Answers May 16, 2012 at 11:50 PM
    • places in bentota

      by nida16 Online Now Oct 20, 2011 at 12:53 AM

      can anyone help me telling me about the places near bentota and what is the exact time to reach those places...like i know about breif garden .it is about 7 km to bentota ...likewise i want to know about other places....pls help me out

      3 Answers Oct 20, 2011 at 2:01 AM
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      sri lankan test cricket ticket prices

      by winemonster Online Now Aug 16, 2011 at 4:12 PM

      Hey there anyone have any idea on how much it costs to go to the cricket in sri lanka going in 2weeks to galle kandy n colombo to watch the aussies play the tests there
      Its the one thing can't find an answer for
      Thanks
      Piers

      5 Answers Aug 20, 2011 at 7:09 PM
    • Bentota - Colombo for the cricket

      by chrisha1234 Online Now Jul 26, 2011 at 7:14 AM

      Hi everyone,

      I am planning a trip to Lihiniya Hotel, Bentota in March 2012 and have just found out the Englabnd cricket team will be playing in Sri Lanka in March & April. The 1st test is in Galle which I believe is very far away but I imagine they will play a warm up match in Colombo? How far is Colombo cricket ground from Lhiniya Surf, Bentota and is it affordable in a taxi or would you go an alternative way (train?).

      Thanks for your help :-)

      Chris

      5 Answers Aug 4, 2011 at 3:28 AM
    • bentotal in August

      by mrajeev Online Now Jul 20, 2011 at 10:40 AM

      I plan to visit bentota, kandy and nuwara eliya in August. So kindly advise me on the weather conditions. will there be heavy rains or will it be a good beach holiday.. is it advisable to visit during august..

      4 Answers Sep 22, 2013 at 8:21 AM
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      Bentota activities

      by lolii Online Now May 26, 2011 at 12:46 PM

      I am staying in Heritance Ahungalla hotel in bentota and would like to know if anyone stayed there and what do they think of it?

      its my first time in sri lanka and ill be coming on 2nd June..i would like to plan a program which is feasible for 4 days stay .. where can i go?? is yala national park and kandy far away from bentota?

      2 Answers May 18, 2012 at 6:25 AM
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      Cycling

      by edimarip Online Now Apr 4, 2011 at 4:14 AM

      Next week i will come to Bentota and i would love to do some cycling there.
      So is it possible to rent a bike, and are there any suggestions for a nice route ?
      Thanks
      Tom

      4 Answers Apr 8, 2011 at 1:27 AM
    • Aida Ayurveda Resort

      by raghya Online Now Oct 11, 2010 at 8:18 AM

      I'll be in Bentota in mid december with five friends. I was wondering if we should book rooms with dinner inclusive or would it be better to check out local restaurants? Susanthas has been widely reviewed and suggested by a lot of tourists. And, are there places on the beach at bentota where you can just hang out and have a couple of drinks...like in Goa, India (like the shacks they have on the beach)?

      1 Answer Oct 12, 2010 at 12:27 AM
    • Wedding at the Taj...advice please!

      by kylesoz Online Now Oct 10, 2010 at 5:05 AM

      Hi fellow travellers

      My fiancee and I are considering having our wedding in the Taj in September/October 2011. Has anyone had a wedding there? What was your experience? Did you have a planner from the hotel? Were they helpful? So many questions.....as we have never been to Bentota and are relying on forums like this and the internet for advice. We are looking for 5-star quality..will we get it? Any advice would be appreciated. And of course I have to ask if the area is safe? We will be a group of about 40 ppl.

      Thank you for your help...
      kyles

      2 Answers Oct 27, 2010 at 5:08 AM
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      Bentota here I come

      by sriramlovesmusic Online Now Oct 9, 2010 at 5:48 PM

      OK I arrive in Colombo by 3 AM on 28th, when I take a bus to Bentota where do I get down? what is a good place to stay which is easily accessible to the beach? How do we commute inside bentota? I have not booked my hotels yet. It would be great if you could suggest budget hotels in bentota! And IS it raining there?

      8 Answers Oct 13, 2010 at 1:08 AM
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      *Important* Blind Date with Sri Lanka part 3

      by sriramlovesmusic Online Now Sep 10, 2010 at 7:10 PM

      I am in no intention to bring in controversy to this forum....however I (my Wife) have this feeling of insecurity about the public travel i.e. busses/Auto Rickshaws etc as we are "Tamil speaking people". We are definitely in no intention of ticking anyone off...how is the temperature there in Colombo and Bentota about the above mentioned concern???? you could drop in an email as your response if you feel that this forum may not be appropriate...

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      My Blind Date with Sri Lanka

      by sriramlovesmusic Online Now Sep 7, 2010 at 7:58 PM

      I love to travel. And I travel impulsively. I wanted to visit Sri Lanka ever since childhood and now after 27 years I have the opportunity. I have 3 nights and 4 days to spend in the country. My research has lead me to 2 cities Bentota and Colombo. I do understand that there is a forum separately for Bentota however I was thinking a one-stop solution would definitely help. My budget (excluding air fare) is roughly 25000 LKR. I am not a fussy traveler. here are my following questions that will help my quest.
      1. From the International airport there is a bus that takes me to a bus stand. Do I have priate/state transport busses that take me to Bentota and a rough cost in LKR?
      2. I have a flight that lands at 02:30 Local time and post immigration etc I may be free by 04:0 AM. Is it ideal for me to go to bentota at that time and will there be public transportation available?
      3. Will I be able get budget accommodations in Bentota within a price range of 2000 LKR (twin sharing). Please note that I am travelling with my wife (good looking) and I want no trouble where I stay.
      4. I am planning 2 days in bentota and 1 day in Colombo. Is that an ideal cost effective plan or coming to Colombo on the 2nd day and staying there makes better sense. Wife likes to shop and we both club too. (28th October - Thursday to 1st November Saturday morning)
      5. Which is the central part of Colombo where I could stay and have easy access to shopping/pubs/clubs?
      6. Over and above all of this, is 25000 LKR sufficient to conquer my quest?
      I love the country and I need your advise...HELP PLEASE

      1 Answer Sep 8, 2010 at 2:03 AM
    • Homestay in Bentota Area

      by noelOH Online Now Jan 7, 2010 at 6:23 AM

      I am planning to travel to Sri Lanka in March this year, when I will be attending my daughters wedding which will take place at the 'Taj Exotica Bentota Beach' hotel.
      I visited Sri Lanka 9 years ago with my wife for a short holiday but this time I will be travelling alone and would very much like to learn more about Sri Lankan cultures and customs.
      I feel that 'Homestay' may be a good way of doing this.
      My intentions are to come over in mid to late February and stay for about one month during which time I would be also interested in getting involved in voluntary work.
      Can anyone please give me any assistance or recommend who I should contact in order to arrange this?
      I would welcome any advice you may have.
      Thank you
      Noel O'Halloran
      England
      noelisgreat@aol.com

      5 Answers Jan 10, 2010 at 8:53 AM
    • Weather in June

      by seemaron Online Now Mar 25, 2009 at 5:11 AM

      I am travelling to Bentatota on the 4th June and staying at the Taj Exotica. Please can someone advise what the weather will be like and also any feedback on the hotel would be greatly appreciated.

      4 Answers May 23, 2009 at 12:40 PM
    • Best month to go

      by nicobe Online Now Jul 14, 2008 at 8:44 AM

      Hi It is our first time in Sri Lanka. We are looking for a relaxing holiday all inclusive for 10 days. We have been recommended Bentota. Is it bettter to go Sept, Oct, or November. weather wise and cost wise. Any recommendations for all inclusive hotels for these months.
      Many thanks Suzy

      9 Answers Jul 18, 2008 at 3:56 AM