I found a guesthouse for about 12 USD a night, close to Jetwing beach resort. Is this a good beach to relax and party?
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
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
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?
how to get to negombo beach area from bandaranayake airport by bus
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.
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.
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.
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.
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??
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!
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!!!
what is the average price for a taxi from Colombo Airport to Negombo?
Who can help us out?
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
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
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.
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 ?
I will be travelling with only hand luggage so cannot bring liquids .Sunscreen ,mosquito repellant etc are all easily found?
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.
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?????
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?
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?
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!
How long will a taxi transfer take and what should the cost be?
where to get bus from airport to negombo?
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??
How long is Sri Lanka's entry visa good for & can one get visa extensions up to a year?
Can someone recommend a good place to stay (clean, but budget or mid-range) for catching an early flight on the way out?
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!
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?