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Address: 58 Havelock Road, Colombo 00400, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 589402
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Sri Lanka’s reputation as a destination bursting with variety is back on...

Sri Lanka’s reputation as a destination bursting with variety is back on travellers’ radar: Sri Lanka’s remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, misty mountains, and captivating cultural heritage is complemented by its compact island location.Thanks to its colonial history (Portuguese, Dutch and British) and interaction with Arab, Chinese and Malay merchants over the centuries, together with the prevailing religions of Buddhism and Hinduism, the island boasts 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites, rich traditions, continual festivities, and exotic cuisine.

The British-built broad gauge railway network branching out into all the main regions of the island contain some of the most scenic and dramatic sections of railway to be found anywhere in the world. Riding the rails in Sri Lanka is like stepping back in time. So much of the original colonial era survives and the chance to explore the stunning country and its wondrous railways in a stately private train is a golden opportunity rarely offered.

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Best way to see Sri Lanka!

We recently enjoyed 8 days driving through the south west coast and highlands of Sri Lanka, visiting Bentota, Galle, Newara Eliya and Colombo. On the recommendation of a friend we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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37 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently enjoyed 8 days driving through the south west coast and highlands of Sri Lanka, visiting Bentota, Galle, Newara Eliya and Colombo. On the recommendation of a friend we had organised a personal driver through JF Tours. Thushara was very prompt in responding to our email enquiries about our trip and the booking was a very easy process. We... More 

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JF i, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jenny, Many thanks for sharing your review ! We are so much pleased to see your wonderful comments about overall tour arrangement and we all are very happy that our staff could fulfill your exact tour preferences what you expected from us. JF Tours ,being a tour operator in Sri Lanka over 3 decades we have been serving all... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We opted for a customized 7 day tour across different cities in Sri Lanka. Rangika our tour planner was extremely patient and accommodated all our requests. Jeewa our tour guide, was extremely friendly, well informed and knowledgeable. We were traveling on a budget but with the help of Rangika and Jeewa, the trip felt like a luxurious one :)

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JF i, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for sharing your review ! We are glad to know that you are happy about the services that you received from our staff. Being a tour operator in Sri Lanka over 3 decades we have been serving all the travelers visiting Sri Lanka with our best services and competitive prices. We are happy to know that... More 

Mijas Pueblo, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed March 12, 2017

Having asked several Sri Lanka tour operators for information, 'Senal' one of the tour executives from JF Tours responded immediately. I had researched where we wanted to tour, the attractions we wanted to see and the hotels we were interested in, and asked for his opinions. Senal replied with his suggestions and recommendations by return which was very helpful. He... More 

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JF i, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for sharing your review ! We are glad to know that you are very happy about the services that you received from our staff. JF Tours ,being a tour operator in Sri Lanka over 3 decades we have been serving all the travelers visiting Sri Lanka with our best services and competitive prices. We are happy... More 

Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Myself and my wife went on the explore sri lanka by rail tour (17 days tour). This particular holiday is an excellent itinerary for those who want to see the sights of Sri Lanka and enjoy travelling by train. The program covered a lovely selection of the island’s sights together with nice comfortable hotels. Our driver/guide, Jeewa, was excellent, attentive... More 

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JF i, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for sharing your review ! We are glad to know that you are satisfied about all the tour arrangements which Kasthurika had made for you and the services of our chauffeur Jeewa during the journey. Most importantly we are happy to know that you enjoyed your tour in Sri Lanka and hope one day you will... More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2017

My friend and I did a lot of research and reached out to a lot of tour companies before we decided to use JF Tours and book our 8 days trip. We are so glad that we chose them! It could not have been a better experience from the beginning through to the end. Senal was exceptional at providing and... More 

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JF i, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mam, Many thanks for sharing your review ! We are glad to know that you are satisfied about all the tour arrangements and remain with beautiful memories about the time that you spent in Sri lanka. Its great to know that Senal took great care of your tour and you were happy with the services of our chauffeur Jeewa... More 

Cypress, CA
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

A friend and I found JF tours online. We were looking for a trip to include Adams Peak and some time at an Ayurvedic resort. Pros: -Incredible driver who drove us 6 hours from Colombo to Adams Peak. And then drove us from there to the Ayurvedic resort. A few days later he picked us up and drove us to... More 

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JF i, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Many thanks for sharing your review. We are glad to know that you are happy about the services you received from our chauffeur.At the same time we are sorry about the inconveniences caused to you with regards to the confusing information you received. we have checked this with your corresponding travel consultant from JF Tours and the hotel... More 

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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Kanchana and her team were very helpful from the beginning of the trip. They provided several trip options and worked closely on the details of selected package. The driver was polite and decent man. Mr Pio handled the transportation and cared about all excursion arrangements and small details. The car was air conditioned and comfortable. We liked and enjoyed the... More 

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JF i, Director of Sales at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for sharing your reviews ! We are glad to know that you are satisfied about the tour arrangements of our Team and services of chauffeur Pio during the journey. Most importantly we are happy to know that you and your family enjoyed your tour in Sri Lanka and hope one day you will come to visit... More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went on a 10-day vacation in Sri Lanka with JF Tours and we could not have been pleased. Rangika did a terrific job preparing the tour and incorporating a trip to Arugam Bay so I could surf after touring the tea country of Kandy and Nuwara Eliya. Our tour guide Jeewa was also fantastic. Not only... More 

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jftours, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Ryan, Ayubowan ! We are glad to know that you all are satisfied about all the tour arrangements which Rangika had made for you and the services of our chauffeur Jeewa during the journey. Most importantly we are happy to know that you enjoyed your tour in Sri Lanka and hope one day you will come back with... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed October 6, 2016

My group and I were recommend JF Tours by a Sri Lankan friend who always uses their services when visiting. It is very clear why - the tour company are fantastic! The communication between myself and our tour coordinator Rangika was very efficient and she really put together a fantastic 10 day tour where we saw a lot of what... More 

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jftours, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for sharing your review ! We are glad to know that you all are satisfied about all the tour arrangements which Rangika had made for you and the services of our chauffeur Duminda during the journey. Most importantly we are happy to know that you enjoyed your tour in Sri Lanka and hope one day you... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We took the ‘Viceroy’ (owned by JF Tours) back from Ella to Colombo a couple of weeks back and it was absolutely superb. The carriage which was fitted towards the end of the usual express train had a very plush and comfortable interior. There were two gentlemen who took very good care of us and were extremely helpful and professional.... More 

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jftours, Manager at JF Tours & Travels - Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Many thanks for publishing your reviews ! We are happy to know that you enjoyed the whole experience on board the Viceroy ii Hill country tour. Hope you will remain with good memories and travel with us once again in a near future! With thanks ,Team at Viceroy II & JF Tours More 

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