Thursday, October 27, 2011

Driver in Sri Lanka, Nimal De Silva. Itinerary in Sri Lanka. 9 September 2011

Without much time to research and plan, I was thankful to have hired Nimal of Destination Sri Lanka.  I read some reviews on how honest he is and decided to rely on him for our Sri Lanka trip. It was the best decision ever. You can email him at 
He is a very kind and patient man. We have such a pleasant trip with him and his staff, Sugath.

1st day - Arrive and relax at Sigiriya in Banana Rest House.
2nd day - Morning, climb to Sigiriya Lion Rock and afternoon, visit to Dambulla Cave temple.
3rd day- Drive to Kandy via Matale Spice and Herb Garden. Visit Tooth of Relic temple and  watch a cultural dance show. Night, stay at Nature Walk Guesthouse, Kandy
4rd day - Drive to Nuwara Eliya via Peradeniya Botanical Gardentea plantation & tea factory. Night stay at Single Tree Guest
5th day - Morning drive to Horton Plains for Worlds End trekking. Afternoon drive to Kithulgala. Night stay at Hotel Plantation Kithulgala.
6th day - Drive to Galle. Relax at Unawatuna beach. Night stay at Sea View Guesthouse
7th day - Unawatuna beach, Galle
8th day - Drive to Negombo via Bentota beach. Night stay at Dephani Guesthouse.
9th day - Drive to airport. 

 The total tour cost was USD1227 which includes, accommodation in mention Hotels/ Guest houses with Breakfast and Dinner except Unawatuna, Unawatuna with Room and Breakfast, entrance fee for all the sites mention in Itinerary, guides (Sigiriya Lion Rock, Temple of tooth Relic and Horton Plains), all the service charge, all the government tax, VAT, NBT, local Insurance for the transport, personal transport in a very comfortable fully air-conditioned van from airport pick-up till departure transfer, accommodation for travel assistance with meals and parking.

*Please note that I have requested for backpackers/guest house type of accommodation.

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