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  • tauntonites
    somerset10 contributions
    Dirk at Ceylon Escapes was the only travel agent in Sri Lanka who read my request of what I wanted to do & worked an itinerary to suit. I had approached 14 other travel agents & only 2 responded. The other did not read my requirements & made a standard offering. When asked to quote in £sterling, Dirk was spot on whereas the other wanted to charge 1.3 times more !!!
    The entire trip went without a hitch although there were negative news media about the situation in Sri Lanka. I did not face any fuel shortage, power cuts were usually 1 - 2 hours maximum, WiFi in most places was good.
    Amila my driver was very knowledgeable, knew of my likes & dislikes as far as food was concerned & chose the restaurants accordingly. He also arranged the local safari jeeps/ guides which meant I saw the leopards at Wilpattu, a huge variety of birds in Bundala etc. Yala was a little disappointing but did see elephants, one whose trunk was less than one metre from the jeep. Wow, my dream fulfilled with all the things Ceylon Escapes had arranged including seeing dolphins & whales.
    I would 100% recommend Ceylon Escapes as a very reputable travel agent. Dirk is very knowledgeable & he chooses the drivers & vehicles with great care. I would recommend a people carrier as you are higher & see a lot more, travel in comfort
    Written 10 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Abhikhyah C
    1 contribution
    One of the best trips we have taken. And all appreciation to Damit. We found Damit page on Instagram and contacted him via what’s app. It was the last minute decision as there was so much warning from our friends not to travel to srilanka due to the current political situation and mess around that. We finally listened to our heart and booked our ticket just two days before travel date. Contacted Damit and he customized the trip. Then what we were like Get Set Go….
    The trip was fabulous and so well planned that all our to do list in srilanka has been fulfilled.
    Out of everything we would also like to thank Hasita who drove us all across srilanka for 12 days.
    The best of all experience was in Yala National park and unlimited thanks to yasanka our chauffeur in the park who made us see the leopard, bear, elephant, crocodile and every corner of the national park.

    I would definitely recommend them.

    Thank you guys for helping us create beautiful memories in srilanka ❤️
    Written 26 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Jia Hui T
    3 contributions
    I visited Sri Lanka in mid May 2022 with a friend. I contacted Roshan via WhatsApp to enquire about the services. His response was swift and communication was clear. It helped us plan our trip on a really short notice (in less than a week!) and I truly appreciate his prompt response!

    Fast forward to the trip, our driver Faisal was wonderful. He went above and beyond to ensure we had a fantastic time in Sri Lanka. He brought us to the places we wanted to visit and recommended many more attractions along the way, all of which were great. We went to many mountainous areas and the roads were definitely not easy to maneuver. Even then, we felt safe 100% of the time as Faisal's driving techniques was superb. We got to take the train from Nuwara Eliya to Ella with Faisal's help and he ensured we boarded the train before driving off to meet us at Ella station!

    Both Faisal and Roshan also has excellent photography skills and took many beautiful pictures for us!

    We did not experience major inconveniences or safety issues despite the ongoing political issues in the country. Would highly recommend everyone to visit Sri Lanka and engage Roshan/Faisal! We had a fantastic time and plan to return again to visit other areas we didn't have time to visit!!
    Written 26 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • TMason1989
    London, UK5 contributions
    We spent just under two weeks travelling round Sri Lanka with Mr. Sampath as our driver. Despite the incredibly hectic roads of Sri Lanka we felt incredibly safe and Mr. Sampath is a great driver. As well as getting from A to B, he acted as our fixer and helped sort out countless activities - such as safari and cooking classes - as well as recommendations of places to visit. Despite the economic and political issues in the country we never felt this affected us and didn't anything away from our amazing visit in this beautiful country.
    One thing I would mention is that we thought we could pay on card although ending up sending a bank transfer which proved slightly more complicated. If we were doing this again we would bring USD which will also help with the Sri Lankan community with rising inflation on the Rupee.
    Overall incredible visit and would highly recommend this company.
    Written 8 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Jeffrey O
    Singapore, Singapore14 contributions
    Thanks to Sri Shannon Tour, I was able to make the best of my tours. I'm currently in the midst of my 10 days tour which is flexible to any changes. However, in the first 3 days I was able to cover Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Mihintale and Sigiriya ancient ruins, and in between I had the opportunities to visit Aluviharaya rock caves temple and much more. We even had the opportunity to see wild elephants without going on a safari trip!
    Written 12 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Katarina K
    Trzic, Slovenia2 contributions
    We did a trip from Tangalle through Ella, Kandy, Sigiriya to Negombo. We listed what we wanted to see, and the company made a Trip suggestion - with sightseeing specialities. They were very accommodating and fast with responses.
    Our driver was the best. Nice, supporting, ready to solve any problem we got. I have some movement problems (disability) and the driver was always ready to suggest solutions.
    The car was very comfortable too. And the price was just right.
    Written 26 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Pankaj
    3 contributions
    Nuwan is an amazing guy. He was very helpful throughout the trip. He is a go getter and always comes back with solutions to all your problems.
    Written 19 February 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • James A
    2 contributions
    Francis and his team helped drive us round many places in Sri Lanka despite the problems with fuel. Because each journey was very reliable we always went with them, couldn't recommend more.
    Written 21 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Alexandra
    4 contributions
    I could not recommend Aerizo Tours more! Starting from the initial conversations and the itinerary alignment, it all felt very promising. The communication with Dan has been excellent. He is very flexible, helpful, always reachable and most importantly transparent. Our driver, upon our request, was Chanaka! But this guy is much more beyond a driver; he is an experienced guide and a protector in every moment of the trip. Chan has a very high sense of responsibility and professionalism. He is a genuinely kind soul and an adventure seeker who loves his country deeply and who adapts the programme according to your tourist profile. He is very knowledgeable and eager to share his passion. He attended all our activities (safaris, trekkings etc.) and was always there to ensure our security and satisfaction. He was always on time, having the car in excellent condition, driving very cautiously, being fun, easy going and discreet and answering every single question. Chan, we are so thankful we have experienced amazing moments with you and thanks to you!! We hope we and our friends will travel with you again!
    Written 25 April 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • CharlesJanczur
    Hampshire, UK2 contributions
    Sri Lanka truly exceeded all of our expectations. It was an amazing trip from start to finish with the people so welcoming from start to finish. It was made all the better by having Mahesh as a driver who was an excellent guide and went above and beyond for us throughout the trip to ensure we had the best time and saw all that the country to offer.

    We would have missed out on so many amazing experiences if we had not had Mahesh as a driver. He new all the best secret little spots and view points which helped break up the travel and advised how to optimise our trip and ensure we were not in the car for too long at any point. I would highly recommend him and he will ensure you have an amazing time.

    Can't wait to go back and visit again in the future.
    Written 15 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Александр Б
    1 contribution
    Thanks to this company for a wonderful stay! we saw many new beautiful places, this vacation will fill up for a long time! travel during a pandemic is always associated with additional restrictions, this company helped us to organize everything in advance and accompanied us throughout the rest! I recommend to everyone!
    Written 29 December 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • MSH1988
    Beijing, China58 contributions
    We sadly had to cancel our honeymoon in Sri Lanka at the last minute but I still wanted to give a great review to this superb company who guided us the whole way through the booking process, gaining licenses and dealing all our questions with such attention.

    They processed a full refund for us with no hassle. Great to deal with a company who care so deeply about their customers and the local community.

    We'll certainly be coming back next year and hopefully will enjoy touring Sri Lanka on the Tuktuks.
    Written 18 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • KimiXD
    Kyoto, Japan19 contributions
    問合せ段階から旅程終了まで、迅速でかつ丁寧な対応をしていただきました。
    見積もり時に料金以外に旅程の提案までしてくださったので、良心的な価格と安心感で決めました。
    旅行中も臨機応変な対応で、滞りなく全行程を楽しく終えることができました。
    手配してくださったドライバーさんも明るく気の利く方で、楽しく快適な旅を満喫できました。
    スリランカを再訪する際には、ぜひまたお願いしたいです。

    Quick and caring response from inquiring to the end of the trip. The suggested itinerary was nice and the cost was reasonable. They rose to the occasion even during the trip. The driver was friendly, trustworthy and had good sense. The whole travel was comfortable and satisfying. Highly recommended.
    Written 13 February 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • Heather
    Essaouira, Morocco9 contributions
    I was traveling alone and Hiran made me feel well taken care of. He got last minute tickets and deals for me and was a pleasure to talk to. He really cares if you’re having a good time and that you feel safe. He ensured I saw as much as possible in the time we had but also had it be on my schedule. Thanks again Hiran!
    Written 19 February 2020
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • elefant1
    Kelsterbach, Germany156 contributions
    We had very great time with our driver Nuwan in Sri Lanka. We travelled with him for 15 days. He is a very experienced driver and has the knowledge as well of a guide. He could explain a lot about the history of the cultural places and the wildlife in the jungle. His englisch is very good. He could arrange everything like a travel agent. He is so friendly and taking care about us. We had a lot of fun with him. He drives careful. He is so reliable and always on time. The car is very comfortable and always clean inside and outside. I wish I would have such a clean car at home😉we could highly recommend Nuwan. We will miss him and would be happy to stay with him in touch. We wish him all the best for the future and a lot of traveller guests. Visit beautiful Sri Lanka.
    Written 17 April 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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