Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 vietnam transportation
  2. 2 Where to eat on a budget in Tokyo
  3. 3 Trip Report Sweltering, steamy, sizzingly southern India--It was hot!
  4. 4 Need Help for the itinerary
  5. 5 Old post about handycraft area in Luang Prabang
  6. 6 Hotel in Hanoi
  7. 7 Trip Report Five Days in Ha Giang - Unforgettable
  8. 8 Trip Report 4 wonderful solo weeks in South Korea
  9. 9 Trip Report 12 days in Japan
  10. 10 Qatar airlines to mumbai
  11. 11 Best place to get a SIM card or phone for Japan, India?
  12. 12 Tigerwalah Experience
  13. 13 Udon Thani, Thailand - Rustic Pathways high school summer program
  14. 14 Where best to stay in Penang
  15. 15 Itinerary Hong Kong and Japan - 12 full days
  16. 16 Bullet train - which JR stations in Tokyo to go to Kyoto
  17. 17 Beaches closest to Rajasthan
  18. 18 Trip Report Myanmar- Popular Sights and even a few hospitals!
  19. 19 Places to see in Kuala Lumpur
  20. 20 honeymoon in Thailand-help
  21. 21 Travel from Tokyo to Kanazawa
  22. 22 Mumbai Airport Help. Is 2 hours enough time for domestic transfer?
  23. 23 Beijing tours -- worth it?
  24. 24 Sien Reap Guide/Accomodation
  25. 25 KOYA-SAN: Hotel, please
View next 25 » Back to the top

Sri Lanka Heritage area questions

Jump to last reply

Just doing a bit of planning and as usual, would love to have more time than we have. However, this question is more logistical -

Would you recommend trips out to places such as Sigiriya, Pollonuwara and Dambulla as well as Kandy as day trips from a central location? Or moving around and staying near the sites?

Also, would the inclusion of Anuradhapura change that answer? Strong desire to see but it seems considerably further. Then again, my knees may dictate picking either Dambulla or Sigiriya but not both. Not sure yet.

If it helps: We really do find that we end up enjoying urban (well, in-town) experiences in the evening as much as we have visiting those "don't miss" attractions. Just the chance to walk around, hunt down something to eat, watch people doing stuff (and usually ending up chatting somewhere).


Side question - I really would like to take a train into the highlands. What would you recommend for an area to stay after a late plane arrival that wouldn't be too difficult the next morning to organize the train? Does that sound like a major hassle? (we'll be coming back from the south coast, so inbound seems to be the only opportunity)

28 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement