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  • mrsrea
    London, UK11 contributions
    We used Lahiru at Red Dot Tours to book our dream holiday in Sri Lanka. We had already done some research about where we wanted to stay but Lahiru was great and suggested some changes and the hotels she suggested were brilliant. Lahiru helped us with all documentation needed to enter into Sri Lanka and was on hand whilst we were there and checked in on us.
    We did a tour starting from Negombo (just outside Colombo) to Kandy to Ella to Yala National Park (safari) and then down to Galle. I was amazed that despite the country was going through some quite difficult political problems when we were there the people were so so lovely and genuine. It was such an amazing holiday as we got to see so much and even got to know people as we travelled around.
    Our driver Shawn was brilliant - very helpful and knowledgeable. He went above and beyond help us, exchanged money for us and generally looked after us like we were family.

    All in all I could not recommend Red Dot Tours highly enough and if you are considering Sri Lanka as a destination you have to go!! Its beauty with the greenery, the palm trees, the smells and warmth/heat/humidity is such an incredible experience. The tea plantations up in the mountains is a must see and the nature there together with the wildlife is breathtaking. I could go on and on - you better go and see for yourselves!! Our whole family fell in love with the country and we are definitely going back to see some more.
    Written May 11, 2022
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  • An S
    1 contribution
    We are a family with two children aged 17 and 15 from Belgium and travelled around Sri Lanka for 9 days in July 2022, during the petrol crisis. We would recommend Ceylon Expeditions 100%. From the moment we arrived until the moment we left, the service was really top notch. Everything was arranged down to the last detail by Lalith and his team. Our guide Nadeera taught us a lot about Sri Lanka and showed us some hidden gems. He also knows the best local restaurants where you normally wouldn't go as a tourist. Nadeera enjoyed playing with our children and was a real asset during our trip. As tourists, we were given priority at petrol stations and felt little of the crisis. We enjoyed the quiet in the hotels and at the top sights there were few tourists and therefore no queues, which we found very pleasant. Sri Lanka is very safe, the country has so much to offer in terms of nature and culture and the people are very friendly and welcoming.
    Written July 28, 2022
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  • Deepak B
    89 contributions
    Extremely happy with the way the seven days trip was organised The owner Malin and the guide Sajith was extremely courteous well behaved and their company gave us lot of comfort. The trip was well planned. The hotel Cinnamon bey at Bentota was very good .Had enjoyed the new year bash in the said hote.Started with Galadari at Colombo ,which was a wonderful hotel.The home stay at Newera Eliya ,Hamlin gave privacy and we had the previlage of dancing,drinking for two days. The stay in Ella edge resort was a experience with panaromic view of the entire valley.One can confidently engage the service of this tour operator for Srilanka tour. The guide Sajith was one of the best tour guide I came accross.Going back to India with sweet memories.
    Written January 1, 2022
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  • Rebekah
    3 contributions
    We had a fantastic time with Ceylon Awaits Tours!
    If you are thinking about travelling around Sri Lanka you should plan your trip with Ceylon awaits. Gihan the owner of the tour company planned every minute for us and did not dissapoint, he paid attention to the smallest details that you wouldnt think of yourself to make our trip even more special. Our tour guide Nihal was such a gentlemen, who made sure we were looked after at all times and made sure our trip ran as smoothly as possible. Our driver Janitha who was also a gentlmen  got us to and from our destenations safely and timely. Could not reccomend this tour operator more.
    Written August 12, 2022
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  • Patricia Andrade
    Miami, FL4 contributions
    I went to Sri Lanka in January of this year with two friends. Someone recommended that we reach out to Island Getaway Tours to book transportation around Sri Lanka. We were really happy to have done this, because we got to experience Sri Lanka with the best guide!

    We travelled from Colombo to Ella, Nuwara Eliya, and Kandy in 4 days. Our guide was extremely helpful during the entire trip. He was easy going when we decided to change plans and he always had great recommendations about where to eat, where to stay, and what sites to visit. He also turned out to be a great photographer!!

    Would absolutely recommend!!
    Written October 6, 2020
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  • Sachin P
    1 contribution
    This holiday was one of the best holidays we have ever had as a family. Prasad who arranged our itinerary was brilliant who sought for us a fantastic driver and tour guide, Roshan, who was a perfect host and brilliant with the kids.
    The whole tour went smoothly. I highly recommend visiting and exploring beautiful Sri Lanka, with the guidance of Prasad and his tour guide team.
    Written January 16, 2020
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  • athula162020
    Venice, Italy1 contribution
    This is an amazing tour company, They know Sri Lanka very well. Good service. Nice people. Very punctual.
    Written January 10, 2020
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  • kellywalsh866
    London, UK1 contribution
    We had a great time ,thanks so much to Sri Lankan smiles ,couldn’t do enough to help ,excellent value for money ,would certainly recommend it to anyone who is thinking of visiting Sri Lanka
    Written January 12, 2020
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  • ianmark89
    Negombo, Sri Lanka1 contribution
    It was so easy to work with Whittalls travels. They were always available to assist you. Most certainly I recommend them to my family and friends.
    Written June 20, 2022
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  • Anil R
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain3 contributions
    We had the best week with the guys from 365 ceylon. They are amazing instructors and also super nice people. Absolutely highly recommend if you are ready to finally fulfill your surfing dreams.
    Written March 13, 2022
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  • Nick W
    Manchester, UK58 contributions
    We booked the trip through Travel entre in the Uk but Lotus were the company on the ground that organised everything. We were allocated a driver/guide called Niroshan who took care of us for 5 day tour including airport pick ups and visiting mountain retreats, temples and safaris. When we needed other things he took care of it...finding money changerss, extra safari...whale watching etc. He knew what would work and what would not. The driving in Sri Lanka makes Paris, Rome and Madrid look like a piece of cake. You really have to be on full alert. I have driven in 12 different countries but I would not drive in Sri Lanka and I was thankful to be driven by a competent local driver.
    The sceneray is breathtaking and the safaris were great. Choice of hotels by Lotus were spot on even in remote locations. Even at the beach part of our holiday Niroshan is making sure the last minute whale watching trip is correctly organised. I am quite confident he has organised the whales too!
    Thumbs up for Lotus and a recommend.
    As for Sri Lanka...beautiful. The people are so friendly and grateful to visiting tourists. We have felt super safe at all times. We have esten in 11 different restaurants and no issues with food and no dodgy stomachs. The country is super clean everywhere..in the restaurants...in the streets...in the hotels.
    Your senses will be attacked by this soft and gentle culture. Community dogs and cattle wander the streets. Monkeys sit and watch passers by. Horns honking and bright colours. Different religions living side by side but a calmness and kindness that takes you by surprise. Maybe not so surprising given the predominately Buddist mix. We are doing 5 day tour and are at the mid way stage of 6 days at the beach. Good mix.
    Written December 5, 2019
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  • Tomania
    Frankfurt, Germany4 contributions
    The tour was Great ! 10 days, and countless number of wonderful sights on our trip around Sri Lanka. Thanks to Hivi we enjoy every single place during our great journey. Hivi is clever driver and kind friend in one person, always helpful and ready to show us everything. He told us and explained a lot of interesting information and things about culture, traditions, religion and life in Sri Lanka - it was very useful knowledge for us because this type of information are not usually mentioned in any travel guide books or internet. We visit so much beautiful places everyday, so we didn't miss anything. We're happy that we could travel around this splendid island with Hivi and I highly recommend him to everyone who want to enjoy Sri Lanka. It was simply amazing!
    Written December 25, 2021
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  • Salman faris
    Gampola, Sri Lanka10 contributions
    I stayed at the Galway Heights nuweraeliya in September. Recommended by ms pasanni. Overall great experience. Good rooms, good food, and great hospitality. Thank you alpha for recommending this property.
    Written September 21, 2020
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