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    • MossesS's Profile Photo

      anyboddy needs help ?!!

      Sri Lanka Jun 27, 2016 at 5:28 PM

      Heay everyone . if anyone needs help regarding visiting sri lanka or needs a Companion I'll be very happy ho give a hand .
      Cheers

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    • Further advice please re: planning my itinerery

      Sri Lanka Jul 24, 2016 at 4:43 AM

      Hi guys,
      I have almost completed my itinerary now. I just need some final advise to cover the last few days. Also what is he best place to stay over the New Year please. I am a bit anxious that if I will not book an accommodation in advance I will end up paying lost of money over the New Year.

      14.12.16 Arrive in Colombo
      15.12.16 taxi/train to Habarana
      16.12.16 Habarana (Sigiriya Lion Rock, Minneriya National Park)
      17.12.16 Habarana (Polonnaruwa)
      18.12.16 Habarana (Anuradhapura)
      19.12.16 Taxi/train to Kandy (en-route Matale Spice Gardens and the Dambulla Cave Temple) 2h
      20.12.16 City of Kandy inc Temple of the Tooth
      21.12.16 ???????
      22.12.16 Mirissa
      23.12.16 Mirissa
      24.12.16 Mirissa
      25.12.16 Mirissa
      26.12.16 Mirissa
      27.12.16 ????
      28.12.16?????
      29.12.16????
      30.12.16?????
      31.12.16 ?????
      01.01.17?????
      02.01.17?????
      03.01.17 Colombo
      04.01.17 Rtrn flight home

      Thank your for all suggestions,
      M :-)

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    • PrasantakumarM's Profile Photo

      details of srilanka

      Sri Lanka Jul 20, 2016 at 3:35 AM

      Me my wife with two children age 9 yrs & 6 yrs coming in colombo 27 July leaving on 1 aug early morning

      My tentative itinerary follows

      27 July Airport/puttalam/anuradhapura

      28 July Anuradhapura/sigiriya
      29 July Sigiriya/dambulla
      30 July Dambula/kandy/kand sightseeing
      31 July Kandy/pinnawala/colombo
      1 Aug Morning 4 A.M drop to airport
      I need a car and budget category hotel by 25 dollar

      My email id royalavianca105@gmail.com
      Thanks

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    • From Colombo airport to Dambulla in the afternoon

      Sri Lanka Jul 6, 2016 at 10:54 AM

      Hi, we are a couple travelling to Sri Lanka next week and we will arrive to Colombo airport at 2 p.m. Is it possible to catch a bus to Dambulla around 4pm.? Or should we stay in Negombo till the morning?

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    • SRI LANKA WEST COAST DIRECTIONS

      Sri Lanka Jul 16, 2016 at 8:16 AM

      Hello everyone. First time in SL for the 4 of us. We'll stay for 2 weeks and we've splitted the time management in relation with the coasts.I am in charge for the west coast.

      So any suggestions about how to spend 4 days in the best sights, restaurants (no tourists food please), activities etc?

      Thank you all in advance guys!

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    • Visa for SL > 1 month

      Sri Lanka Jul 10, 2016 at 2:47 AM

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      Is visa for SL for periods greater than one month available from their London High Commission?

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      "HELP" Will have to go to from Trinco to Ella (in one day) - August 2016

      Trincomalee Jul 22, 2016 at 8:51 AM

      Hello, I miscalculated a bit the lenght of the trip (no direct train lines east of Ella ;-) bummer // or long detour via Kandy. Bus 76/218/314, Trincomalee, Badulla might be an option, and then tuktuk or train to Ella? But impossible to find any details on this line (where to board, how to get a seat, any resemblance of a time table)
      I do not mind a long journey, as long as I have a seat.

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    • Weather in September /October and what is cinnamon bey hotel Beruwala like

      Sri Lanka Jul 5, 2016 at 1:46 AM

      We are visiting sri lanka late September early October staying at cinnamon bey hotel Beruwala can anyone tell me what the weather will be like and any reviews on the hotel? Also recommendations for things to do many thanks :-)

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      Problem obtaining visa online

      Sri Lanka Jun 27, 2016 at 2:37 PM

      Hi, Me and my SO are travelling to Sri Lanka next month, so I've been trying to obtain a visa online, through http://www.eta.gov.lk/ but after I enter my VISA card details, my application doesn't go through. Tried with my wifes Credit Card, same, tried with a different browser, same... anyone else have trouble... what should I do, call an embassy? I'm from Slovenia, Europe...

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      Fresh veggies and fruits?!

      Sri Lanka Jul 11, 2016 at 4:44 AM

      Hi, first time SL traveller... Going to a hotel resort. How safe is it to eat fresh (uncooked) vegetables and fruits without peals? Am I being overcautious? Reason I'm asking is they are probably washed or rinsed in tap water... I got Hep A shot, but am still a bit "afraid".
      Also, whats with coctails with ice cubes?

      Thx...

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    • How lenient are the immigration officers at Katunayake?

      Sri Lanka Jul 8, 2016 at 1:31 PM

      Will they overlook 2 days of overstay? Were you in this situation before? What happened?

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    • Climbing Sigiriya

      Sri Lanka Jun 28, 2016 at 10:32 PM

      I plan to take an early bus from kandy to Dambulla. Instead of going to the hotel/hostel and to To beat the heat, I will take my luggage with me to Sigiriya to be climbing before noon, as recommended. Would prefer to drop my luggage at a hotel but afraid id arrive too late to climb. Afraid of getting heat stroke.

      1. Is there a place at Sigiriya to store personal items? If yes, cost?
      2. Are you permitted to climb wearing shoes, or is it just socks to the top?
      3. Is it really worth the $40? If one doesn't climb, does one pay less?
      4. Besides water, a camera and perhaps sunscreen, is there anything else one needs if one does climb?

      In case I decide not to stay the night, is there an afternoon bus back to kandy that would arrive before 4pm. The train from Colombo departs at 3pm.

      Thank you?

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    • Galle ..where is the hotspot?

      Sri Lanka Jun 28, 2016 at 10:39 PM

      I'm having a difficult time deciding where to stay in Galle. My only requirement is that I be where the action is (perhaps markets, tourist attractions, beach broad walk etc. I don't want remote. Is this place near Galle fort? I'm guessing galle fort is the place to be in galle? Or is it in some remote area of town. Again, any hotel hotel recommendations? Cost is not a concern.. Just want to be In the center of action. I'm there one or two nights depending on how good the place is. It's my last stop before returning to the airport in colomobo.

      Thanks

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      Is the sea shallow enough for a 2 year old (going in Feb.)?

      by Masha_M Online Now Oct 17, 2013 at 11:56 PM

      Hi there, what would be the best beach to stay on with a two year old in Februray? We're "old backpackers" and prefer to avoid package tour masses and resort type of places. We'll also be travelling on a budget seeking some relaxed vibe and yoga classes if possible. Thanks for all your answers.

      1 Answer Oct 18, 2013 at 12:12 AM
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      Safe swimming in Tangalla area

      by LostinParadiseTR Online Now Feb 8, 2010 at 5:09 AM

      I've seen a few comments on this website that the sea has dangerous currents near Tangalla. I'd love to stay in that area, as there seem to be more sights to see nearby, but definitely want to spend several days swimming and relaxing too. My guidebook lists the Palm Paradise Cabanas as having 'safe swimming nearby' and the Mangrove Garden as having 'safe swimming in a natural rock pool', also the Lagoon Paradise Resort as being on a lagoon (which I assume means safe swimming but I could be wrong). Has anyone stayed in any of these places? Or anywhere else in Tangalla with safe swimming? I'm not a strong person ...but I love swimming.

      7 Answers Feb 10, 2010 at 6:37 AM
    • Turtles

      by yrag1960 Online Now Jun 15, 2008 at 5:02 PM

      I am travelling to Tangalle in August and wondered if any of the turtles will be around at that time of year.
      I am aware of the 'sanctuaries' but would love to see them naturally if we can.

      3 Answers Jul 17, 2008 at 2:52 AM