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“Great experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lanka Tracker

Lanka Tracker
Labeema, Matara, Sri Lanka
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Munich, Germany
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“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We went on a tour with Lanka Tracker to Udawalawe NP yesterday and can highly recommend it. Christine, the guide's wife, very kindly assisted us in arranging a tailor-made tour for us. Sanjaya picked us up at our hotel (Buckingham Place - fantastic place) and the drive to the park alone was already great fun. He pointed out flying foxes and monitors to us which we could find along the road. The tour through the park was fabulous - the Jeep provides an authentic safari feeling (you can stand on the benches for a nice view and a breeze around your nose) and the park is beautiful. If you have already been on safari in Africa, it might be worth checking out Yala as it has a greater variety of animals. Lanka Tracker also is able to arrange other tours and accommodation. Sanjaya is fun and very knowledgable - if you plan to go on safari while in Sri Lanka, he's your man!!

Visited November 2013
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16 reviews 16 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“One day to remember! 27 10 2013”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

From the pickup to the drop off,Sanjay gave us the most amazing day. His passion for the job goes beyond and exceeds all expectations. The extras and information that he provides along the way never let's the interest wane. On arrival to the park you're in the hands of someone who wants share knowledge of the fauna and flora,and yes there were lots of animals.elephants,buffalo,jackals,wildcats,deer,crocodiles and of course lots of birds.We hope Lanka Tracker goes from strength to strengh. Highly recommend

Visited October 2013
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“Surpassed our expectations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

We organised this safari with Lanka tacker in advance and Christine did everything possible to make the organisation as accommodating as possible, really helpful. We'd read a lot of good things about LankaTacker but they really were superb. Our full day at Udawalawe, with pick-up from Mirissa, was worth every rupee! Sanjay showed us bats and lizards on the way, and we made it in time for feeding at the Elephant Transit Home. Then a good lunch and at least 4 hours in the park, all 8 of us standing up in the back of the 4x4, with so much wildlife to see! Sanjay obviously had in-depth knowledge of the park and animals. Our 16 year old daughter was overheard to say this was 'the best day of my life'!

Visited October 2013
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“Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic Fantastic - Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

I went on a one day trip to udawalawe national park with Sanjaya as a guide last month. Both he and his wife Christine who run the company are so lovely. I organised the trip from home a couple of months in advance and it couldn't have been easier. Christine gave me loads of information about the parks and what the day would involve so I could make an informed decision about which to visit. She also gave me info about mirissa beach where I was staying. On the day Sanjaya was so friendly and accommodating. The car was great and so was his driving - we felt very safe. He also gave us lots of info and answered all our questions. We saw loads of elephants and other animals! Best day trip ever! Thank you Lanka tracker for the best start to out holiday :)

Visited September 2013
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“What more can you say? Just superb!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

My wife and I spent 1 month pottering around Sri Lanka on a budget and our experience with Lankatracker was a highlight. We spend two days with Sanjaya in Yala off the beaten path searching for Leopards and tracked their foot prints in the sand which was very exciting.

Our camera battery charger broke two days before our safari and we searched high and low for a replacement to no avail. Sods law! Sanjaya came to our rescue by giving us his camera for the two days and even copied the photos to a CD and delivered to our guesthouse free of charge.

I could go on and on but would just be repeating the great comments made before.

Book with them and you will not be disappointed, if you are looking for a tracker that is passionate about the animals, customer service and you don't mind going off road (hold onto your hats!)

Visited February 2013
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