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    • Sri Lanka in July - who wants to join us?

      Sri Lanka Apr 16, 2014 at 12:50 AM

      Hi all we are 40+ couple from Poland and we will be in Sri Lanka from the 1st of July till 23rd. We plan to make a tour during the first 6 days and than go to the East and stay there two remaining weeks. We are looking for company to join us in our trip. Let me know if interested :)

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    • modes of travel in srilanka

      Bentota 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

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    • A swimwear/ bikini shop in Unawatuna

      Unawatuna Apr 8, 2014 at 8:57 PM

      Hi, I am arriving from Rishikesh, in north India. Are there any shops close by Unawatuna for swimwear?

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    • List of Halal food in Sri lanka

      Sri Lanka Mar 31, 2014 at 9:46 AM

      I'll be travelling in sri lanka soon. Therefore would be glad if anyone could share the list of halal eateries that they have been to. Especially to this following places:
      - pollonuwara
      - nuwara eliya
      - hambantuta
      - galle
      - colombo

      Appreciate your kind help.

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    • August Itinerary - HELP NEEDED

      Sri Lanka Apr 6, 2014 at 10:09 AM

      Hello all. I am planning a 15 day trip in August for myself and my boyfriend (both mid 20s). Please can you let me know your thoughts on whether it's feasible (or if we're missing something important?). We want a good balance of beach, exploring local cultures & authentic food. Our priorities are at least one beautiful beach resort (weather permitting) with luxury accommodation, one safari experience (with tree hut lodge stays), and some great local food / markets. We would enjoy some evening nightlife for some of the trip too. Our plan so far is:

      Colombo - head straight to Negombo for 2 nights
      Kandy for 3 nights
      Nuwara Eliya for 2 nights
      Yala National Park for 2 nights
      Ella for 1 night
      Beach Resort (Tangalle / Mirissa) for 4 nights
      Galle for 1 night
      Train to Colombo for flight home

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    • Airport shuttle

      Bentota 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

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    • modes of travel in srilanka

      Bentota 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

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    • tsunami warning system in sri lanka

      Sri Lanka 23 hours ago

      Hi,
      Sri Lanka cost have a risk of tsunami wave. My question cencern local warning system. If in case of any risk I can expect worning, early enough to escape on any safe place?
      ZN

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    • Sri Lanka travel itinerary

      Sri Lanka Apr 16, 2014 at 9:47 AM

      Hi guys! I know am asking a very vague question but could help me in planning itinerary for my expected tour to Sri Lanka.

      Am looking to travel there sometime in Jan or Feb 2015 (I know I have started planning to early), I searched various travel sites and most of them have similar itinerary as below:
      Day 01 : Colombo - Kelaniya - Colombo
      Day 02 : Colombo - Pinnawala - Dambulla
      Day 03 : Dambulla - Sigiriya - Matale - Kandy
      Day 04 : Kandy - Peradeniya - Kandy
      Day 05 : Kandy - Hakgala - Nuwara Eliya
      Day 06 : Nuwara Eliya - Bentota
      Day 07 : Bentota - Departure from Colombo

      I don't know much about the country, so am not sure if the above cities/places and days are enough to see Sri Lanka. Can someone help me.

      Also noticed that no company includes Jaffna. I would like to visit as have heard a lot about it but is it advisable to go there?

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      Entry Visa & extensions

      by akamaial Online Now Jan 24, 2014 at 10:05 PM

      How long is Sri Lanka's entry visa good for & can one get visa extensions up to a year?

      5 Answers Jan 29, 2014 at 3:59 AM
    • Renting a house / Homestay

      by Britontour Online Now Jan 9, 2014 at 1:23 AM

      Are there trustworthy agents who can help me rent out a house in/around Colombo for a short term? Who are they?
      You may know personal friends who either have used such facility or those who rent their house out to tourists. Can you pm me with their details? Thanks!

      10 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 8:28 PM
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      Hotel as a "day room"

      by danielribo Online Now Jan 3, 2014 at 10:57 PM

      I'll be departing Colombo at about 2am and was looking to get a hotel room for the afternoon/evening.

      I'm staying in Bentota for a week and will just pass through Colombo on the way to the airport. I was after a fairly central location so I can arrive at about 3 or 4 and see the city briefly before leaving for the airport at midnight. The hotel would just be for storing bags and having a quick shower. The Shalimar is available for about $40AU which seems like a good option, but what is the location like?

      10 Answers Jan 27, 2014 at 3:12 AM
    • passengers list

      by nayaniedirisinghe Online Now Dec 29, 2013 at 8:35 PM

      what are the passengers list of 31st december 6.50pm in srilankan airlines flight

      4 Answers Dec 30, 2013 at 3:59 AM
    • Sambodhi chaitya

      by Akdharia Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 8:55 AM

      Is it possible to climb stairs to reach the entrance? Are tourists allowed

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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      railway ticket agents

      by rberelia Online Now Nov 11, 2013 at 1:04 AM

      itickets from colombo to Trincomalee ( boarding Polgahewala ) for 2 people required. Can you suggest ant travel agents with contact details

      9 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 8:36 AM
    • Traveling with kids??

      by scooter_t Online Now Nov 2, 2013 at 6:57 PM

      I am traveling with my wife, and two kids, ages 5, and 2. Would you recommend renting a car and self drive, or taking taxi to and from places? From what I read the buses seem to get overcrowded and the long buses only stop once maybe twice on trip. We have 1 med-large backpack, 1 suitcase, and 2 small backpacks with us. We just arrived in Colombo late last night, and have a month to explore Sri Lanka.

      5 Answers Nov 12, 2013 at 10:25 PM
    • Evening in Colombo?

      by rach.coop Online Now Oct 30, 2013 at 10:30 PM

      I am travelling down from Kandy to Colombo by train on the 12.50 arriving 15.27. We then dep Colombo airport 00.40 the following morning. Is the station anywhere near the Galle Face and Mount Lavinia Hotels? Is it easy to catch a driver at the station to take us there? How long would that take?

      I really want to have drinks over sunset in one and a meal in the other to get to enjoy both great hotels. Is this a practical plan and which would you choose for each event?

      Thank you! Rachel

      5 Answers Oct 31, 2013 at 12:43 AM
    • Storage in Colombo

      by montini.paulusz Online Now Sep 5, 2013 at 2:37 AM

      Hi, I'm looking for a safe storage space to stack house holdings. please let me know if you know a place

      1 Answer Sep 5, 2013 at 12:26 PM
    • Places to sit and work on the laptop for long

      by StudyBuddy Online Now Aug 28, 2013 at 1:24 AM

      What are places in Colombo, or preferably places between Colpitty and Moratuwa where we could plug in a laptop, sit and work peacefully for long hours? Somewhere we could go quite often (as in, several days of the week)?

      4 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 4:45 AM
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      Visa for 4 days on arrival

      by Mekarinkak Online Now Jun 23, 2013 at 10:53 AM

      I would like to ask about the visa or transit visa on arrival at srilanka? Is it open or we have to apply for visa from our country before coming there?

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2013 at 2:37 PM
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      Visa for 4 days on arrival

      by Mekarinkak Online Now Jun 23, 2013 at 10:53 AM

      I would like to ask about the visa or transit visa on arrival at srilanka? Is it open or we have to apply for visa from our country before coming there?

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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      First time in Colombo, Please guide.

      by Mekarinkak Online Now Jun 9, 2013 at 4:01 AM

      Hi everyone, We will be 3 or 5 guys staying in colombo for 4 days. Kindly guide for few things:

      1) How can we get to the city from Air port? Bus or Train?
      2) where we can find an adequate accmdtn but in cheaper prices? any hotel suggestion?
      3) what about food? Halal available? Cheaper or expensive? MCdnlds, Kfc Available?
      4) Places to visit specially beaches? not very far but few beaches nearer to colombo that we must do?
      5) What about night life in colombo? bars or clubs? suggestions of some bars not very expensive?
      6) Any upcoming events on 29th June to 2nd July?

      8 Answers Jun 10, 2013 at 4:50 PM
    • Can you name a good restaurant in Negombo?

      by duraiamuthan Online Now May 29, 2013 at 11:45 PM

      Hello there,
      We will be on a transit at Colombo Airport for 9 hours in the morning. We would like to visit Negombo during the break time and to do little shopping and have a brunch. Can you pl. suggest me a good restaurant to taste Srilankan food? and how much would cost for 4 people for a dishes like Kottu, Fish curry with rice.etc.,
      Thanks

      4 Answers Jun 4, 2013 at 12:55 AM
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      Sri Lanka

      by explorere Online Now Mar 31, 2013 at 9:14 PM

      I would like to inform all of my friends , that i will be in Sri Lanka from 24th to 04th April .

      Any member of VT is welcome to join.

      Cheers.
      ikki

      3 Answers Apr 2, 2013 at 8:16 AM
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      taxi to Colombo from the airport

      by u_fricaturu Online Now Feb 21, 2013 at 7:12 AM

      What is the best way to get Colombo from the international airport?

      14 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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      party at colombo on 26th night

      by AvinashS Online Now Jan 22, 2013 at 5:46 AM

      what are the happening places in colombo to party on a sat night ? and what are the best casino s to visit any idea ??

      3 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 5:49 AM
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      visiting colombo on 26th morning at 8 30 am . anyone wants to share a can to city ?

      by AvinashS Online Now Jan 22, 2013 at 5:30 AM

      me and my wife will be visiting colombo on 26th SAT at 8 30 am , if any one wants to share a cab let me know . Thanks ;)

      2 Answers Feb 10, 2013 at 7:40 AM
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      4days, 3nights in Colombo What to do???

      by Gypsygirlondmove Online Now Jan 21, 2013 at 9:38 PM

      Hi guys.:) Going to colombo 2nd wk of March, will stay in Zylan villa. I need to map out the places so I can plan our itinerary. I need help. Thanks much.

      4 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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      Share a City Tour

      by AlicenWateverLand Online Now Jan 4, 2013 at 5:55 PM

      Hi,
      Am on transit to Colombo on Jan 14-15 2013.
      Anyone interested in sharing a city tour with me on Jan 15, 2013? The more the cheaper!!! No worries, am harmless! Besides am travelling alone, so it's me who should be worried. ;p
      Check out this site for the price city-discovery.com/colombo/t...

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 8:04 AM
    • I'm sure its been asked

      by rockdoc_india Online Now Dec 4, 2012 at 6:10 AM

      I want to get away for the weekend (Bangalore) and was interested in flying to Columbo. Is it worthwhile for 2-3 days? What would anyone recommend? I would go further afield if I had more time Kashmir, Thailand, etc....but thought Columbo would be interesting? Any other recommendations for direct flights from Bangalore?

      11 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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      VT meet in Colombo.

      by cachaseiro Online Now Nov 13, 2012 at 10:24 AM

      I am coming to Colombo next week and if anyone is interested then let us meet up for a drink and a chat at The Brewery By O, thursday next week at 7pm.

      More info and signup for the meet on this link:

      meetings.virtualtourist.com/...

      7 Answers Nov 29, 2012 at 1:49 AM
    • On a shoe string budget to Kathirgama

      by sjayanand Online Now Nov 2, 2012 at 11:44 AM

      Hi.. Am travelling from India to visit the Kathirgama temple. Wanted to know how to get around once I land in Colombo. Planning to arrive on 6-Nov-2012.

      Need to know where to stay and how to go and come back from Kathirgama temple.

      Any help would be appreciated.

      Regards,

      Sherin

      12 Answers Nov 18, 2012 at 9:35 AM
    • Never been to SRI LANKA

      by oppsrozzana Online Now Oct 22, 2012 at 7:23 AM

      Hi everyone, I really need your help. I know nothing about sri lanka and we heading to Colombo. Please help me and enlightened me the specialty of Colombo Sri Lanka. Are they English speaking? Food? Is it safe for two girls only to travel there? What good itinerary can we follow and any recommendation transportation and hotel. Thank you. Appreciate alot

      7 Answers Mar 19, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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      Bus from airport to Colombo Fort in early morning

      by Mali_05 Online Now Oct 13, 2012 at 9:17 PM

      Hi,

      I will arrive colombo late night and will go to Anuradhapura in the morning.
      (First Train from colombo fort to Anuradhapura is start at 0545am)

      So, how can i go from the airport to Colombo Fort. Is there the bus service for all night? or is there anyone know morning timetable of the bus? please advice

      Thanks in advance.

      7 Answers Oct 21, 2012 at 11:29 PM
    • Where to Stay in COlombo in worldcup twenty20?

      by DRK007 Online Now Aug 20, 2012 at 12:15 PM

      hello
      i will really appreciate, if somebuddy sort my problems regardings staying in colombo in worldcup twenty20 tournament in october this year? waiting for your reply...

      3 Answers Aug 21, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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      8 Hours in Colombo - Where to go?

      by talaltq Online Now Jun 3, 2012 at 7:54 PM

      Hello,

      I will be traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Dammam, and I have a transit in Colombo, Sri Lanka. I land in Colombo at 7.15AM and depart at 6.50pm. So I am guessing that gives me around 7-8 hours I can go around in Colombo.

      Please recommend where I should go and why. I would really appreciate it! Thank you!

      11 Answers Jul 8, 2012 at 9:33 AM
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      Colombo area

      by Ramonq Online Now May 21, 2012 at 5:37 PM

      Where is a good place (neighbourhood) to base yourself in Colombo? Not much into resorts, but I would like to be close to cultural sites in the city and some lively nightlife.

      3 Answers May 23, 2012 at 7:52 AM
    • tour guide needed urgent!!!!!!!!

      by connie93 Online Now May 18, 2012 at 6:29 AM

      can anyone pls recommend a good tour guide in sri lanka pls as im going to visit there in 3 days.........pleaseeeeeeeeeee helppp i need a tour guide,a good one pls :) thank u!!!!!!!!:*

      4 Answers May 18, 2012 at 8:59 AM
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      visiting Colombo in June

      by mianirfanzafar Online Now May 10, 2012 at 3:11 AM

      Hi Guys ,

      I want to know something that can i visit Colombo in June i want to know about Weather , everything overthere ?
      What about Night Life ?
      What to do there at night ?
      and can we go to Maldives by Fearri ?

      Thanx

      5 Answers May 10, 2012 at 12:23 PM