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Sri Lanka Express

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Sri Lanka Express - G Adventures
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Brian "The unfortunate thing was that we were significantly older than the rest of the group so it was fragmented. The guide did little to socialise and we never had his room number if we needed assistance. The transportation was very good with 11 on the group there was always plenty of room and we were kept well-supplied with water. the accommodation was good standard but Hilltop in Kandy although sceni..."
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14 reviews
Starts
Negombo
Destinations
+4
Ends
Udawalawa
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Highlights

Start in Negombo and end in Udawalawa! With the adventure tour Sri Lanka Express, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Negombo, Sri Lanka and 5 other destinations in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Express is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
12 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping, Guesthouse
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Jeep & 4WD, Private Vehicle
Travel style
Adventure, In-depth Cultural, Christmas & New Year
Operator
G Adventures

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Negombo
  2. Day 2: Negombo/Kandy (1B, 1L)
  3. Day 3: Kandy (1B)
  4. Day 4: Kandy to Ella area (1D)
  5. Day 5: Ella area (1B, 1D)
  6. Day 6: Ella/Udawalawe National Park (1B, 1D)
  7. Day 7: Udawalawe National Park/Unawatuna (1B)
  8. Day 8: Unawatuna (1B)

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

14 Reviews

Excellent
43%
Good
43%
Average
7%
Rather Poor
7%
Bad
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  • Written on August 19, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was perfect for my needs. Day in Kandy a bit of a muddle and wash out. Hotel to far out of town and no choice for food but the hotel and whilst ok not great. Prefer to Sri Lankan food. Amba estate amazing. Hotel J in Negombo and Unawatuna little... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the balanced review Nicola, we do appreciate it.
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  • Sri Lanka Express reviewer 2
    Written on June 3, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    Srilanka was nice and the tour guide was great

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks Rabab.
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  • Sri Lanka Express reviewer 3
    Written on April 17, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Absolutely great! A fabulous introduction to the country with plenty of options to do extra. Great food, great people.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Happy to hear it - thanks Madelaine.
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  • JB
    Written on January 16, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Cham - The guide was the highlight Great trip and really good value for $ Highly recommended

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Cham is a gem, we agree. Thanks for the review John.
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  • GC
    Written on December 24, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic guide, absolutely put 150% effort in. Very knowledgable and made sure we were all happy. Nothing was too much. Very caring to individual wants/needs. Great tour as a quick insight into a beautiful country

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thanks for letting us know Geogrina.
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  • WN
    Written on November 21, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The whole tour was fantastic. First and last day accomodation, could be better. Substantial but felt like not up to standards (not clean). Aruna was really good. Transparency on Tipping and additional expenses so no surprises especially when youre... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the balanced reviews Wayne. Our world deserves more you!
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  • YM
    Written on April 10, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    A good introduction to Sri Lanka but too much time spent travelling in mini bus.

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  • Sri Lanka Express reviewer 8
    Written on January 31, 2018
    3.5 - Good

    Have already filled in a revue for G Adventures direct.

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  • BT
    Written on December 20, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The unfortunate thing was that we were significantly older than the rest of the group so it was fragmented. The guide did little to socialise and we never had his room number if we needed assistance. The transportation was very good with 11 on the group... Read more

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  • AS
    Written on November 20, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent guide, good hotels, good pace and good mix of activities

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      There is no single supplement option for this tour as this is a group tour designed for shared accommodation. You will be paired in twin or multi-share accommodation with travellers of the same sex, which is a great way to get to know your group and enrich your travel experience!

    • Can I arrive late?

      There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting on day one. If you are arriving a day late you will meet the group and the tour leader on the second day of this trip.

    • Are there toilet facilities while camping?

      Most of the camping accommodation is Eco-Lodge style, so you would have access to facilities.

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Rupee
    Sri Lanka

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    Sri Lanka

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Sri Lanka. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Sri Lanka. Ideally 1 month before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Negombo is the starting point and Udawalawa is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 19 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 November 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
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    Payment methods
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 378 km.
    • Negombo (Sri Lanka)
    • 89 km
    • Kandy (Sri Lanka)
    • 64 km
    • Ella (Sri Lanka)
    • 131 km
    • Galle (Sri Lanka)
    • 88 km
    • Udawalawe National Park (Sri Lanka)
    • 6 km
    • Udawalawa (Sri Lanka)

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