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  • Ailton007
    Seattle, WA1,161 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Easy to book and any question answered via WhatsApp. Pick up from Colombo hotel at 4 a.m. drive to park and back (arrived 9.30 p.m.) safe and on time. We spent 10 hours (!) in Wilpattu so plenty of time to take in the scenery, and wait in a couple of spots for wildlife to show up. This is how we spotted a leopard which took her time to show herself where she hadn't been seen for hours. Many cool birds (i.e. owls, eagles etc.) as well in addition to buffalo, wild boar, elephant to name a few, it was an amazing (long) day. Since I only had a Sunday to do this, next time I would spend a night near Wilpattu and do two full days or 1 1/2.
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • Marta S
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Yala National Park trip was great! Bentota travel Mart prepared the tailor made excursion for our family. Our driver Amila was very helpful and supported us if we needed anything. Also our Yala guide - Sudda tried very hard to shaw us as many animals as possible. We’ve seen most of the park habitats. We were first who saw elephants those day and there were just us! Nobody more! I recommend the Benota Travel Mart! Thank you Guys!
    Written 3 May 2024
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  • lforest518
    Coeur d'Alene, ID3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was the best tour experience we have ever had. We toured the city and had a wonderful lunch. This is a must do tour/ highly recommend.
    Written 30 April 2024
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  • Ewelina S
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Whole trip was planned perfectly and according to our wishes. The Guide and the Jeep Driver were so experienced and proffesional, a real nature lovers. We took so many photos, spotted more than 30 elephants, no to mention other species as jackals, buffalos, crocodiles and so many birds. The trip was both adventurous and comfortable plus I was feeling super safe. This was my first time in Sri Lanka and when I will be back I am choosing the same company.
    Written 27 March 2024
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  • Sarah V
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We like the proximity with animals. We were lucky to see a lot of elephant in their environnement. Some monkeys, birds and crocodile. Was a great and beautiful experience
    Written 13 May 2022
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  • Traveltshn
    Barcelona, Spain2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our guide was an amazing tour guide and driver. He was early to pick us up in the afternoon for our tour and very friendly. He had extensive knowledge of the park and all its wildlife, stopping wherever he saw something that to the untrained eye would be impossible!
    Written 20 August 2020
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  • AsHani D
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Simply breathtaking! The Sigiriya tour was fantastic. I just enjoyed the rock climb. The pace of
    life in this region is generally slower and more connected to nature. If you want to take a break
    from the daily hustle, this is the place to go. I was not too sure if I should take this trip but later I
    decided to go as I have a free day before I left Sri Lanka. Take my word it is a must see
    historical wonders and a hidden gem. I will cherish the memories forever!
    Written 28 September 2023
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  • Monica V
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We spent our holidays in Sri Lanka and the experience was over the top. The service offered by Drivers in Sri Lanka was just perfect. From the pick up at the airport to the drop off, we felt fully supported, safe and very well guided and advice. 10 out of 10.
    Written 12 May 2024
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  • Susanne K
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We cannot thank our tour co-ordinator Nilushki and our tour guide Dewa enough for our fantastic holiday. There was such attention to detail around our trip – ranging from a greeting with flowers at the airport, to snacks to keep us going at the safaris – and care shown by both during our time there. I was sick for a day or so during the trip and both Nilushki and Dewa demonstrated genuine concern for my well-being.
    Planning the tour with Nilushki couldn’t have been easier. We used one of their standard tours as a starting point and adjusted according to our interests and the extra time we had available. Nilushki suggested places and activities that we might enjoy - all of them spot on - as well as accommodation, which was outstanding too. She was incredibly flexible and nothing was a problem during the whole process. She even took it to the next level, ensuring our itinerary coincided with annual festivals that we didn't know about. This was particularly so for the annual Buddhist parade in Kandy.
    And our guide and driver Dewa. What can I say? Dewa really made our trip so special for us. He organised all the tickets / passes / accesses for all of our activities, as well as liaising with our accommodation to ensure we were settled in and comfortable. It meant we didn’t have to worry about any of those small but annoying things that otherwise take up time and stress during a holiday. He was our guide on the vast majority of the activities, he cheerily answered any and all questions we had about Sri Lanka (including some awkward ones 😊) and he seemed to know nearly everyone in the country! Everywhere we went he knew people and they were all happy to see him. I take that as a good sign of his genuineness and care. He was happy to oblige any requests we had, was always on time (even early), incredibly friendly and open and enthusiastic about the day’s activities. He was there when we needed him but also gave us the space to enjoy our holiday just the two of us. As he realised our interests whilst travelling with us, he suggested and added in other activities he thought we would like. They were spot on too. Honestly, the perfect guide and companion for our trip. I could not speak more highly of him.
    Whilst I had wanted to utilise a local travel agent for our trip to Sri Lanka – in no small part because I wanted to give my business to a smaller local company, rather than a multinational travel agency – I was concerned about the quality of the service we would receive. Journeyscapes, Nilushki and Dewa completely transformed my concerns by providing such an excellent trip. I cannot recommend more highly.
    Written 13 September 2023
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  • Alix D
    Washington DC, DC20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My guide, Nirmala, was fantastic, really knowledgeable and friendly. We saw 20 kinds of birds plus macau, water monitors and a baby crocodile in just two hours! It was also simply a nice way to spend a morning.
    Written 7 February 2023
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  • Roger R
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Whales ! It was amazing tour and we really loved it. we had a delicious breakfast on board and Safe ride with a big Yacht. So highly recommend this whale watching
    Written 1 March 2024
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  • Sarah C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had the pleasure of being accompanied on our 9 day trip in Sri Lanka by our guide and driver, Sachi. He navigated the intense traffic situations with skill and brought us across the country safely. I particularly appreciated it when he pointed out things to us (eg identifying different trees along the roadside) while on the drive, and also showed us other fascinating attractions that we didn’t plan for / wouldn’t have known as we aren’t locals. As 3 girls traveling around, we always felt safe and taken care of by Sachi, and I’d engage his services again when I’m back!
    Written 4 May 2024
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  • Morgan
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An excellent day out, with a courteous and informative driver. We saw *loads* of elephants, including some very close up, and got to experience an authentic side to Sri Lankan culture. It’s a long day — with around 8 hours of driving — but well worth doing if you’re short on time or restricted by location and want to see elephants in the wild whilst in Sri Lanka.
    Written 24 August 2023
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  • Hasitha B
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I had a last-minute plan for Sri Lanka and my friend referred me to Laceylon Tours. Ishara from Laceylon Tours helped me plan a perfect itinerary in a short amount of time. She was very professional and tailored the trip to my specific needs. Thanks for the amazing service, Reshani! I'll definitely use Laceylon Tours again for my next trip and recommend them to others.
    Written 23 March 2024
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  • Louise O
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had an unforgettable holiday in Sri Lanka with Travels with Jerry. We saw so much and expanded our knowledge of a beautiful country thanks to Jerry. There is nothing I would change but if change was required Jerry is open to a flexible itinerary.
    The experience was relaxed, easy going and stress free, we will definitely be recommending the tours.
    Written 7 March 2024
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