Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Solo advice for Tokyo and Hong Kong
  2. 2 Advice on hotels in Shinjuku
  3. 3 Traffic and Police in India
  4. 4 Tokyo-to do and districts
  5. 5 Kerala House Boat book online?
  6. 6 New Thai Visa
  7. 7 Trip Report Georgia (country) Trip Report
  8. 8 What island to visit while visiting HongKong
  9. 9 First time in Japan in November - Request Itinerary Help
  10. 10 Best One World Flight Routing For Indonesia: September, 2018
  11. 11 Why Should I include Colombo in my tour itinerary?
  12. 12 New Years in Japan
  13. 13 Trip Report A Victory Day Tour
  14. 14 India visa for new passport
  15. 15 Trip Report Osaka Food Guide - Travel Report
  16. 16 Best natural wonders in Japan?
  17. 17 Tuk Tuk Driver For Cochin
  18. 18 Trip Report A hungry mouse's (very sweaty) adventures in the Land of the Rising Sun
  19. 19 Serendipity Srilanka
  20. 20 Good fare for US west coast to Japan?
  21. 21 What outwear would you pack for late August?
  22. 22 2 weeks in Vietnam
  23. 23 Sri Lanka in December
  24. 24 Trip Report Travel Report Turkmenistan (Ashgabat - Gas Crater - Konye Urgench)
  25. 25 january 31 in colombo
View next 25 » Back to the top

Loving Sri Lanka

Jump to last reply

We are at the end of our two week trip to this beautiful country. Our itinerary including Galle, at the Galle Fort Hotel, Yala at Chaya Wild, Ella at Mountains Heavens Guesthouse, Kandy at the Nature Walk Guesthouse and we are finishing our trip up at the Cinammon Lodge. As I am writing the monkeys are joining us at the pool. We had a private guide who was wonderful. He is a birder as well as a naturalistic guide and came with us on all our hikes and game drives. All the accommodations were great but different from some small and intimate to the much larger Cinammon Lodge. We saw tons of wildlife. In Yala we saw 6 leopards one two full days on game drives plus a lot of elephants. The birds were also incredibly beautiful and extremely close and easy to see. We also went whale watching and saw both the sperm and blue whales. We were also very lucky with the weather with no rain and not too hot. We did hikes in Ella, Lipton's Seat and Horton Plains as well as Sigiriya. We we blessed with views at every place and I could not imagine how it would be if it was boiling hot. The people were so warm and friendly. I would highly recommend Sri Lanka as a wonderful destination as well as an extremely good value for the money we spent. I can also say the Aruyvedic massage treatments were very good and worth experiencing.

14 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement