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“Well organised and great holiday in Sri Lanka”
Review of Sammy Tours

Sammy Tours
Ranked #13 of 243 Outdoor Activities in Colombo
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Owner description: Hello! My name is Sammy and I've been running personalised tours around Sri Lanka for many years. Sammy Whether you require a half day visit to a city for one person, or week long itinerary for up to 16 people. I can organise everything for you at prices more competitive than travellers can achieve themselves. Travel is in my air-conditioned car or mini-bus and all prices quoted include all entrance fees and guides, use of my vehicle, driver and fuel. Please browse my website and contact me before you arrive to be sure of my availability and to plan a personal tour covering all the sites you want to see, not what your travel agent wants to show you. I am very flexible, so if you would like to stop for photos, just ask me!
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Sammy Tours provided a great service to us and my young family. They picked us up at 2am and drove us to the first stop on our tour. Sammy did a great job in organising the hotels, tickets, driver, guides and all other requirements. That made it very smooth for us whenever we got to a location. Everything was great, easy and made it a brilliant trip for the family. Highly recommend using Sammy Tours for your Sri Lanka tour. The distances between places can be long and this is the easiest way to get around.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We were recommended Sammy Tours by some friends and could not have been happier with the result.

We travelled in August as a family of 5 for 3 weeks and wanted a tour that included all the well known tourist sites, safari and beaches and that is exactly what we got.

We first made contact with Sammy by email explaining what we wanted and he got back to us with an itinerary very quickly. We then spent the next few week tweaking it. (Changing hotels, adding extra places we wanted to see, that sort of thing) and then sent a deposit.

We were a little bit nervous arriving at Colombo that things might not go to plan but we needn’t have worried. Kasun, our driver, was there to meet us and he was our driver for the whole trip.

We consider ourselves very lucky to have had him as our guide. He was kind, thoughtful, knowledgable and incredibly careful on the (sometimes) crazy roads. Nothing was ever too much trouble for him. If we wanted to change something, He did. If we needed to stop, he found us somewhere safe and comfortable to stretch our legs. He organised everything from entrance tickets to birthday cake and a present for our son.

Sri Lanka is a beautiful country and we feel that we saw all that we wanted to see. The hotels were a mixture of totally luxurious to a couple of fairly basic ones. I would suggest doing your research if you have somewhere particular you want to stay and then Sammy will book that for you. The Deer park Hotel is our particular favourite.

As a family we can wholeheartedly recommend Sammy Tours. We do not feel that we would have had anywhere near as good a time without them.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Went for eight days tour with Sammy tour in August, only contact by email and deposit before we go. When we arrive airport Sammy's driver was ready to pick us with our name on. We start our tour straight away, only two of us and driver doing tour guide as well. Sammy is very flexible with tour plan, if we want to change anything, just ask Sammy will do his best to make you satisfy, special thanks for our tour guide Chinta who look after us all time of our trip, will recommend for our friend.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a very good 2 week trip with sammy tours. Communicated by e-mail with sammy a few times to agree an itinerary. He advised what would be possible and arranged the tour according to our wishes.

We were met at the airport and had the services of driver Shupun and a guide Jays. Both were very professional and looked after us well. The roads could be a bit scary but we always felt safe with our courteous driver. Our guide was very good at showing us all the highlights.

Hotel accomodation was always good or very good. We had half board in all hotels and the food was of high standard.

Each day was planned for us but Jays took our wishes into account and adjusted

I will be recommending Sammy tours to others

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

In a group of 6 we were toured around Sri Lanka over 9 days - but we saw so much in that time it felt like a month! Our guide and driver were brilliant, very attentive and always ensured we were getting the best experience we could. The organisation was seamless and catered to our needs - all we had to do was turn up and we were taken care of!

Date of experience: August 2018
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