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Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

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Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

I am planning to travel to Colombo for a week in early May this year. I lived in Sri Lanka with my parents 18 years ago and am going back for the first time. I am based in Los Angeles and was wondering if there were any tour operators that anyone would recommend who would plan the trip and make all the arrangements for me. I have a rough itinerary in mind, but would need some help in selecting hotels, getting the car, and getting around in general.

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1. Re: Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

These major operators are often recommended in the forum:

Red Dot, Walkers Tours, Diethelm Travels.

There are also independent guides/drivers that can arrange your tour for less than what the the big operators will charge. Send a PM to the DEs for contact details of their recommended guides/drivers.

Asking in the open forum will mean that you will likely be spammed with offers, but by quite a few unfair offers too.

Hans

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2. Re: Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

Agree with Hans local operators are the way to go. They can be more flexible and have real on the ground knowledge. If you lived in SL 18 years ago you will still find lots that is familiar but more traffic and higher prices, of course.

David.

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3. Re: Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

try go lanka....used them twice for tours and booking hotels.....excellent, quick to respond and give very good service....

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4. Re: Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

we used srilankan tours, they arranged everythings for us, reasonable price ,good service, if you want their contact detail pm me

good luck

michele

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6. Re: Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

There are very good companies.

Pls go to a search engine and search yourself.

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8. Re: Looking for a reputable tour operator in Sri Lanka

Hi,

The last time we went we used Wisdom Lanka tours which I thought were very good and reasonably priced.

Claire3

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