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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 Yesterday

      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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      casino in colombo

      Colombo Apr 13, 2016 at 5:57 AM

      i am in colombo for 2 nights
      any recommendations for casino
      there are a few of them in colombo ..any suggestions
      i gamble a bit

      2 Answers Apr 22, 2016 at 1:40 AM
    • Budget travel to Sri Lanka

      Negombo Apr 1, 2016 at 4:54 AM

      Hi, me & my husband are on budget travel to Sri Lanka..can you please help me with which places to cover and in which sequence...if you can help me with hostel and local transportation links will be great..planning for 8 days tour

      9 Answers Apr 16, 2016 at 11:49 AM
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      things to do in colombo

      Colombo Dec 19, 2015 at 1:19 PM

      hi, i am coming sri lanka for the first time on 21st of december.
      Is it good time to come here at this time of the year ? and what can be done in colomo ?
      Anyone can guide me please?

      7 Answers Jan 19, 2016 at 7:04 AM
    • bandaranayake airport to negombo beach

      Negombo Nov 9, 2015 at 2:34 AM

      how to get to negombo beach area from bandaranayake airport by bus

      4 Answers Nov 9, 2015 at 6:57 PM
    • Inquiry of visit plan

      Colombo Oct 30, 2015 at 7:42 AM

      Hi there,
      I'm visiting Sri Lanka in April 2016. My goal is visiting certain temples in Kandy and Anuradhapura and sightseeing if possible. I will arrive at BIA and spend three nights on the island before leaving it at BIA by noon on my last day.
      So, I ask you to help me make my plan. PLEASE.

      1. I will arrive at the Bandaraneiyake International Airport by 3 p.m.
      Then, I would like to go on the trip to either Kandy or Anuradhapura and stay a night there.(Visiting a te,ple in the morning)

      2. Next day to Anuradhapura or Kandy and spend a night there as well.

      3. Lastly, it's heading to Colombo or Negombo for the last night before taking a noon flight from BIA.
      I need your suggestion and more information about tranportation before booking hotels.
      Thank you so much.
      Bun

      5 Answers Nov 1, 2015 at 6:38 PM
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      Weather Situation

      Colombo Oct 19, 2015 at 10:04 PM

      Hi everyone;
      I'm planning to visit the Colombo & Negombo, Sri Lanka in the first week of the November. I've checked the weather forecast, it indicates that weather would be rainy during almost whole month.
      Should I changed my plan? any suggestion please.

      5 Answers Oct 20, 2015 at 1:58 AM
    • accommodation negombo beach

      Negombo Sep 30, 2015 at 10:53 AM

      HI, Can anyone recommend a good, resonably priced place to stay, with pool.Prefer a friendly, family run place, rather than a big chain hotel.Close to beach, restaurants etc.
      Thanks Gill

      5 Answers Nov 9, 2015 at 4:37 AM
    • Colombo-Sigriya-Dambulla-Columbo possible in a days time?

      Colombo Sep 17, 2015 at 1:05 AM

      Hey,

      Is this kind of Round trip (Colombo-Sigriya-Dambulla-Columbo) possible in a days time?
      We are really short of time in Colombo like for 4 days/3 nights. We plan to do 1 full day in North (covering sigriya/Dambulla), 2 days in South covering Hikkaduwa and Galle and one day in Colombo.

      We are landing in Colombo around 5:30am, and plan to immediately head in direction of Sigiriya from airport. We plan to first halt at Dambulla, and then go to Sigriya rock climbing. Later in evening, we plan to head back for Colombo.

      Is the evening/night travel advisable from Sigiriya to Colombo?

      Further, we are going in end of September, so any of these location are impacted/closed during monsoons? Please advice.

      TIA,
      Prateek

      4 Answers Sep 17, 2015 at 8:10 PM
    • Trip to Srilanka

      Colombo Sep 15, 2015 at 3:22 AM

      Hi
      m planning to travel to srilanka on dec 31,2015 for 4 night
      Can any one suggest me to find hotels & where to travel & how to travel??

      17 Answers Sep 29, 2015 at 3:14 AM
    • Who has experience with hairdressers in Scri Lanka?

      Colombo Aug 19, 2015 at 10:32 AM

      I want to know if somebody has experiences with hairdressers in Scri Lanka?
      I want to do a haircut and highlights.
      Who knows if there is a good hairdresser in Colombo for a cheap price?
      Thanks for your advice!

      6 Answers Aug 19, 2015 at 7:24 PM
    • Can we extend our visa by arrival?

      Colombo Aug 10, 2015 at 2:40 AM

      We want to stay in Scri Lanka for 9 weeks. Last year we had a visa dor 30 days. Is it possible to extend our visa by arrival? It will save us a lot of time and hassle.
      Who can help us out? Thanks!!!

      2 Answers Aug 10, 2015 at 3:03 AM
    • What is the taxi fee from Colombo Airport to Negombo?

      Colombo Aug 4, 2015 at 6:43 AM

      what is the average price for a taxi from Colombo Airport to Negombo?
      Who can help us out?
      Thanks!

      5 Answers Nov 6, 2015 at 2:32 AM
    • Negombo to Sigiriya by Bus

      Negombo Jul 27, 2015 at 12:40 AM

      Hi we land at Bandaranaike International Airport at 8am in the morning, We wanted to head straight Sigiriya so we can climb there the next day. from what i can gather you need to head to Negombo and get a bus from there? Could some one please let me know how I make this bus journey to sigiriya and where i need to get buses and times they leave etc. All the information so far has been very vague. Thanks in advance

      8 Answers Jul 27, 2015 at 4:41 AM
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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

      2 Answers May 11, 2015 at 1:07 PM
    • Shore Excursion in Colombo

      Colombo Apr 2, 2015 at 4:14 AM

      On a cruise that will be in Colombo for 1 day in June. Can anyone suggest a good tour suitable for 2 senior ladies. Found several Tour Operators offering different tours but I am unsure if they are all reliable. We were thinking of doing a city tour and found one that would pick us up from port, drive to city, then take us on a 4 hour Tuk Tuk sight seeing tour, then return us to port. We have been Tuk Tuks previously in Thailand and assume it would be similar. Is it safe in general and is it recommended to use operators from on line sites. Any help would be appreciated.

      5 Answers Apr 19, 2015 at 12:54 AM
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      Please help me organize my plan

      Colombo Mar 30, 2015 at 8:43 AM

      I am planning for a 5 day visit to Sri Lanka.

      April 29th Morning 2 landing at colombo.
      April 29 Visit one of (Anuradhapura, kandy, polonnaruwa, Dambulla).
      April 30th Visit one of (Anuradhapura,kandy,polonnaruwa,Dambulla).
      May1 Visit one of (Anuradhapura,kandy,polonnaruwa,Dambulla).
      May 2nd Visit one of (Anuradhapura,kandy,polonnaruwa,Dambulla).
      May3rd early morning train or bus to Colombo..
      May3rd morning till evening 6pm --> Roaming around colombo city /negombo.. From there direct to aiport as my flight is at Midnight 12.45 (April4 th)

      Could you please help me arranage and organize the above plan. Where should i head to once i land at airport. From which place should i begin (cultural traingle ) ?

      Should i start from anuradapura,kandy or dambulla ?

      3 Answers Apr 23, 2015 at 1:18 PM
    • buying there

      Colombo Mar 23, 2015 at 5:23 AM

      I will be travelling with only hand luggage so cannot bring liquids .Sunscreen ,mosquito repellant etc are all easily found?

      6 Answers Mar 23, 2015 at 8:51 PM
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      Direct bus from Negombo to Kandy --- which bus station?

      Negombo Mar 7, 2015 at 5:35 AM

      I'm looking at Google Maps and there's Negombo Bus Station, Katunayake Bus Station, and Seeduwa Bus Station. From which one do we catch the direct bus to Kandy? Please advise. Thanks in advance.

      4 Answers Mar 9, 2015 at 1:41 AM
    • travelling to negombo dolphine club hotel

      Colombo Dec 3, 2014 at 4:04 AM

      I am going to Negombo dolphine club hotel so anyone tell me the correct bus route number from pettah ( colombo)
      colomobo to negombo hotel fastest bus Luxury or normal?????

      1 Answer Dec 7, 2014 at 9:44 PM
    • Eden Hotel And Weather in November

      Beruwala Nov 11, 2014 at 6:08 AM

      Hi,

      I'm planning to stay in Sri Lanka on the 18th November at the Eden Resort. What is this hotel like?

      Can someone please advise on what the weather will be like?

      Also not really sure on what to do about getting the currency - would it be best to get it at the hotel using either card or cash?
      Or take US$ Travellers cheques?

      Are there any good restaurants and bars walking distance away from the hotel? If not by Tuk Tuk - are they easy to use and how cheap?

      Many thanks

      Many thanks

      7 Answers Nov 11, 2014 at 9:19 PM
    • beruwala to adams peak

      Beruwala Nov 3, 2014 at 12:03 PM

      Hi, we wanted to visit Adams Peak and are staying at the Cinnamon Bey, Beruwala. We looked at getting a train and it was going to take so long! So is it possible to get a taxi there and if so what would be the cost?

      Thanks!

      2 Answers Nov 3, 2014 at 12:30 PM
    • excursions from beruwala

      Beruwala Oct 6, 2014 at 1:16 PM

      What is the best way to book excursions from beruwala? (We will be staying at the cinnamon bey). Ideally want to do whale watching and to see elephants but I'm not sure where to start!

      2 Answers Oct 7, 2014 at 12:15 AM
    • Negombo to Kandy

      Negombo Aug 1, 2014 at 5:25 AM

      How long will a taxi transfer take and what should the cost be?

      1 Answer Aug 1, 2014 at 5:53 AM
    • where is averiwatte bus station?

      Negombo Feb 4, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      where to get bus from airport to negombo?

      2 Answers Feb 5, 2014 at 5:44 AM
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      avani hotel

      Kalutara Jan 27, 2014 at 1:44 PM

      Hi we are coming in August to Sri Lanka for the first time staying at the Avani. Does anyone know is there a shuttle boat that takes people to Kalutara? What are the top things to do and see in the area??

      Thanks
      Ruth

      5 Answers Jan 31, 2014 at 12:10 PM
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      Entry Visa & extensions

      Colombo 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
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      accomodation close to airport

      Negombo Jan 20, 2014 at 11:29 PM

      Can someone recommend a good place to stay (clean, but budget or mid-range) for catching an early flight on the way out?
      Thanks.

      9 Answers Feb 7, 2014 at 4:50 AM
    • Renting a house / Homestay

      Colombo 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
    • danielribo's Profile Photo

      Hotel as a "day room"

      Colombo 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

      Colombo 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