Sampath-Tours

Sampath-Tours, Hikkaduwa: Address, Phone Number, Sampath-Tours Reviews: 5/5

Sampath-Tours
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I have been tour agent in Sri Lanka over 14 years, located in Hikkaduwa south of Sri Lanka a trained licensed guide at SL Tourist Board. I can host guest from any country for holiday in Sri Lanka, vacation in Sri Lanka or your honey moon in Sri Lanka. I warmly welcome you to join with me to make a memorable stay in the tropical wonder of Asia the miracle of Sri Lanka.
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Sylvie24_12
Morges, Switzerland111 contributions
5 stars quality
Feb 2020 • Friends
Sampath is an outstanding guide. The four days tour was well organised. Everything was perfect. He understood exactly what we wanted. His van is very confortable. We got a touch of the real Sri Lanka with a bit of « touristic side » and a bit of real Sri Lanka life. Sampath is very friendly, attentive, respectful and funny ! I highly recommend Sampath-tours. 5 stars quality.
Written May 4, 2020
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f6162696f
Zurich, Switzerland2 contributions
An unforgettable trip through a wunderfull country
Jan 2020
It only took a few hours into meeting Sampath until we knew we found the best guide we could have wished for. With just a few places we absolutely wanted to visit, like Sigirya Rock or Yalla, Sampath suggested a route through the country that included much more culture and nature, than what we could have ever expected. Also our 3-years old twin girls instantly connected with Sampath. He provided us with many details about the singaleasan culture and its history that would have remained elusive to us otherwise. It’s even after the official tour - we stayed in hotel for a little more than a week after touring with Sampath - that he was eager to help and make sure we are fine. We can highly recommend Sampath to anyone visiting the country.
Written March 2, 2020
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Beate
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A wonderful Trip from Galle to The cutural Highlights around Sigiriya and to Negombo
Feb 2020
Sampath is an exzellent Guide with a very comfortable van. He is a Good Planer and his Knowledge of Sri Lanka is Great.
We enjoyed the Trip very much.
It was a Good experience to Travel with such a Good Service.
Thank you, Sampath!
Written February 8, 2020
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Shingadia_Family
Ramsden Heath, UK14 contributions
We really enjoyed our trip to Sri Lanka!
Dec 2019
Sampath was an excellent tour guide, he was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. He answered a lot of questions and the destinations we visited were well worth it. His bus was very clean and comfortable. Our group size was 12 and we travelled to Colombo > Kandy > Ella > Yala National Park > Mirissa > Colombo. Highly recommend.
Written January 7, 2020
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Pia Uffe
Stockholm, Sweden11 contributions
The most happy guide - He knows the best places and all the history - speaks fluent english!
Nov 2019
SWE - Har just varit i Sri Lanka, ett fantastiskt land med sol o värme o massa fantastiska upplevelser. Vi lärde känna Sampath den bästa guide med sitt egna Sampath-tour (han kan flytande engelska), han vet var man ska åka och han kan sin historia om allt. Vi önskade se Valar, Yalle, Ella, Tågresan, Kandy samt allt däremellan som han visade oss. Sampath, alltid med ett stort leende blev en nära kompis, och han tog oss till de bästa upplevelserna utan att bara köra turiststråken. Han skötte boenden och bjöd på intressanta matbitar längs vägen. Våra 7 dagar med Sampath var spännande och roligt, han är en fantastisk organisatör!
Han har en mindre van för ca 6 pers och en större för ca 15 pers – Boka honom, ni kommer inte bli missnöjda!

ENG - Have just been to Sri Lanka, a fantastic country with lots of sun and fantastic experiences. We got to know Sampath the best guide with his own Sampath-tour (he talkes fluent English), he knows where to go and he knows the history about everything. We wanted to see Vales, Yalle, Ella, Train journey, Kandy and everything in between as he showed us. Sampath, always with a big smile became a close friend, and he took us to the best experiences without just driving the touristroutes. He took care of the accommodation and offered interesting bits of food along the way. Our 7 days with Sampath was exciting and fun, he is a fantastic organizer!
He has a smaller van for about 6 people and a larger one for about 15 people - Book him, you will not be dissatisfied!
Written December 15, 2019
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JaviVteRejas
Singapore, Singapore47 contributions
The best Guide @ Sri Lanka
Nov 2018 • Solo
Took Sampath as guide and driver for 10 days and the service and knowledge is excellent. He can plan for you the routes and tours and 100% helping if you have planned already. Good knowledge about the different cities, temples, markets, monuments & gastronomy!!
The best so far!
Written May 10, 2019
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Reggie H
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
100% recommend Sampath as your tour guide - we are referring all of our friends and relatives!
Dec 2018 • Couples
We travelled around Sri Lanka for two weeks with Sampath and he was one of the highlights of our trip! I had visited Sri Lanka as a child with my mum years before and we had used Sampath as a guide then. On this trip, I was travelling with my partner and we decided to contact Sampath again - we are so lucky that we did because he really made our trip one of the best holidays that we have been on! We liaised with him about our proposed itinerary and he was very helpful, offering advice about the best route to take, time spent in each location etc. As a result, we managed to visit beautiful Galle, Yala National Park, relax in Ella, experience the train journey to Nanuoya, visit Nuwera Elliya, hike Sri Pada, visit Kandy, Sigiriya, Pollonaruwa and Anuradhapura before travelling by train to Jaffna and then returning via Anuradhapura to Negombo. Sampath tailored the trip according to where we wanted to visit and without his knowledge about how long it would take to travel between locations and the best routes, we would not have been able to see and do everything that we did. Sampath is very professional, respectful and friendly. We came to trust him and we really enjoyed our time together - he invited us to dinner at his family home where we met his wife, children and in-laws. Sampath went out of his way to ensure that we experienced authentic Sri Lanka - we bought freshly caught lake fish from the side of the road and Sampath arranged for the hotel to fry it up for our pre-dinner drink, he hiked Ella Rock with us, give reliable information about when we should retain an independent guide or if our own guide book would suffice, recommend clean, delicious local restaurants etc. The van is super clean and comfortable with reclining seats, heaps of leg room, strong a/c and has chilled bottled water which was very much appreciated after long days sightseeing - we received first class service! Sampath also arranged our train tickets from Ella so we got the best seats in the observation carriage - that way, we had uninterrupted views of the rolling tea fields as well as windows that opened so we could take pictures.
Sampath is reliable, trustworthy and friendly. His English is great, he has a wealth of experience as a tour guide and can answer all of your questions about Sri Lanka.
We changed our plans during our trip to extend our time with him - he was able to accommodate us and even though he had another tour booked at the end of our time, he arranged for another driver to stay with the van in Anuradhapura so that we could leave some our things while we went up to Jaffna and would have someone to drive us to Negombo when we returned before our flight. He really went out of his way to ensure that we enjoyed ourselves and we are very grateful that we were able to book his services again!
If you are heading to Sri Lanka, we definitely recommends Sampath!
Written January 13, 2019
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Oscar R
London, UK9 contributions
Thumbs up for Sampath
Dec 2018 • Family
Friend of mine who traveled in Sri Lanka, shared his experience that they had with Sampath highly recommend him. It was a amazing tour with Sampath. He is not only a driver or a guide but also like a our family member. He did everything more than what we expected. He made our tour wonderful and memorable one.Thank you Sampath.
Highly recommend Sampath Tours.
Written January 4, 2019
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romerogreg
Los Angeles, CA9 contributions
A taste of Sri Lanka
Oct 2018 • Couples
We came all the way from Los Angeles, California to experience Sri Lanka, its culture, beautiful landmarks and people. By luck we were linked to our tour guide Sampath. He has been simply amazing. He is professional, knowledgeable, patient, and funny! He's met every single need and request. He knows good food spots, accommodations (villas), shops, and touring sites. His vehicle is very clean and comfortable. I highly recommend booking your tour of Sri Lanka through Sampath-tours. Thank you so much my friend.
Written October 3, 2018
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Lisa G
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions
Fantastic local guide and driver
Jun 2018 • Friends
Recently Sampath organised a tour for myself and friends from Australia. As a local guide he was great to deal with when organising the trip, suggesting hotels and itineraries that he thought would suit our group. Once we were in Sri Lanka, Sampath was friendly and very knowledgeable, suggesting alternative hotels and activities once he got to know us better. Sri Lanka is a beautiful and fascinating country. The food was amazing everywhere we went. We travelled in the off-season which I highly recommend.
Written July 8, 2018
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