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Travel date 23-27th April 2013

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Travel date 23-27th April 2013

Dear Team,

I am planning to visit Sri lanka with my spouse for the above mentioned dates this April. Initially all was going well, I even applied for ETA for my spouse.

When booking hotel from some agency heard that there is again safety issues in SriLanka, even my brother who was planning for business trip this April 10-14th had to cancel his trip after his company cancelled his trip due to safety reasons.

Therefore can you suggest or advise if its alright or to avoid my trip...waiting for reply.

Thanks

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1. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

Hi,

I was at Sri Lanka in the last week of March with my family. I did not face any issues reg. safety. We traveled from Colombo to Kandy to Anuradhapura to Nuwara Eliya and had a wonderful time over there.

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2. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

Hello,

Thanks for the reply...I was also thinking that was safe but all of sudden heard news from some travel agents and also from Indian friends that it is again little dangerous these days...

Therefore I had to give second thought regarding my trip this month...I hope all will be ok...but looking for confirmation from the people who are living there and also visitors like you who visited recently

Thanks

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3. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

Hi there...

Sri Lanka is generally safe, although there are some tensions between India and Sri Lanka at government levels following a recent UN vote, and this "may" spill over into tourism with visitors from India being made to feel not welcome, but generally nothing to be worried about..

Regards

Dave

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6. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

Hi

We came from 6 days Sri Lanka tour two weeks ago. We had a wonderful tour and did not face any problem. Sri Lanka is safe! Don't worry!

Have a nice trip!

Jeisy

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7. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

I have now been in Sri Lanka for nearly 4 weeks, and I have not noticed any change in the security situation.

Sri Lanka is safe - also for Indians.

Hans

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9. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

Thank you all guys for the re assuring the safety these days..I will continue my plan will travel there in these dates...

Any good advise on how to spend my time in these 3 days.. I am landing on 24th Morning and returning on 27th evening, Therefore please advise on spending these time wonderfully..

24th - colombo, beaches and little shopping in malls.

25th - some waterfalls area

26th -

27th -

Looking forward for reply.

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10. Re: Travel date 23-27th April 2013

The better beaches are about 2 hours south of Colombo and not safe for swimming in late April.

25th April is Poya Day, i.e. no alcohol is sold or being served.

I would suggest you spend a couple of days in Kandy.

Hans