• Whether to go to Sri Lanka

    I mentioned in the review that from his travels in Sri Lanka, I was delighted, to say the least. Maybe I wasn't so lucky on his route, but I still have quite a lot of negative memories. I do not want to impose their point of view, but just want to warn those who intends to travel to Sri Lanka, that there is not as smooth as, for example, the standard for independent travellers Thailand. Tried to summarize why you should not go to Sri Lanka, and why you should go. Once again, this is my personal opinion and no it does not impose, but for myself, I came to these conclusions...read more...

  • Hikkaduwa or Unawatuna: where to go

    Southern resorts Sri Lanka, Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna are very close, separated by only 25 kilometers. They are both worthy of a visit, and ideally you should visit here and there. But not everyone is perfect option of changing resorts, especially if you stay on the reservation. In this case, you have to tie yourself to one of them, and it is very important not to be mistaken with a choice, otherwise the holiday experience can be a little spoiled. Here is our comparison of resorts Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna, which I hope will help you make the right choice...read more...

  • Ayurveda in Sri Lanka

    Ayurveda – the traditional medicine is widespread in Sri Lanka. Across the country there are many centers and clinics provide Ayurvedic services. There are some in major cities and in the suburbs, be sure the resorts are found in hotels and hospitals. There are even entire Ayurvedic hotels-resorts, which are somewhat reminiscent of the sanatorium. Find them easily by the presence in their title the word Ayurveda, for example: Ayurveda Pavilions Siddhalepa Ayurveda Health Resort, etc. in Addition to the clinics, everywhere common shops and stalls with drugs used in the treatment of various diseases. Drugs also often offer to buy when visiting the numerous spice gardens in Sri Lanka...read more...

  • Sinharaja rain forest in Sri Lanka

    National Park Sinharaja (Sinharaja Forest Reserve) is located in the South of Sri Lanka. It is not as popular among tourists as Yala national Park, but no less interesting and certainly more unique. It is one of two included in the list of UNESCO world heritage in Sri Lanka, natural reserves (see UNESCO sights in Sri Lanka)...read more...

  • Taxi Sri Lanka prices

    Taxi Sri Lanka is the most convenient way of traveling across the country. Here, of course, there is air transport, trains and buses, but this convenience and speed as a taxi, does not provide any of them. Yes, just imagine, but to fly from one part of the country to another will take time in most cases even more than to cover the distance by taxi. That is why when planning to travel to Sri Lanka should consider the option, to at least take a taxi from the airport to destinations and back. Even for budget travelers, especially groups of several people, this option is not heavily hit on the wallet, but will save a lot of time and nerves...read more...

  • UNESCO sights in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is very rich in cultural attractions and natural beauty. And in all this variety it is sometimes difficult to decide what is a must see, and what you can skip. A sign of quality attractions is included in the UNESCO list. Such places in Sri Lanka 8: six cultural sites and two natural. Below are a list of them and brief description. Visiting these places can guarantee you the pleasure and satisfaction of curiosity. However, it should be said that in Sri Lanka , these places are not only a sign of quality, but also particularly high, sometimes unreasonable price...read more...

  • Hikkaduwa or Bentota: what to choose

    Bentota and Hikkaduwa are some of the most popular beaches on the West coast of Sri Lanka, are close to each other, are susceptible to the same seasons, so very often the question arises, which one to choose to stay. To make it easier to deal with this issue, read our comparison of these resorts...read more...

  • Opinion: another perspective on Sri Lanka

    The impression that the majority of Sri Lankans are very sneaky and cunning. Not meanly courteous and behave just some of those who are interested in your money or positive reviews online, i.e. it is normally the hoteliers. But even among them there are still those scammers, so it is better to pay in advance and not to give the passport...read more...

  • Transport in Sri Lanka, how to travel around the country

    The main public transport throughout the country are tuk-tuks. The impression that the locals are much more willing and likely to use tuk-tuks than buses, because the prices for them are very low. For tourists, tuk-tuks are also the best way to move short distances, but prices for tourists is much higher than for local...read more...

  • Prices in Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is a relatively new mass tourism destination. Just a few years ago, ended several decades of civil war, and only after that tourism became available as a mass direction and began to develop rapidly. In this regard, some tourists think that the prices here for everything are very low, since the local tourism is struggling to have appeared in the country of tourists. But actually all not so. Unfortunately, the local "movers and shakers" of the tourist business and the government, in our opinion, trying to "remove as much as possible cream" pouring into the country of tourists, so the prices of some travel service by Asian standards unreasonably high...read more...

  • Shopping in Colombo

    Not to say that the shopping in Colombo is above all praise, but it is impossible not to mention the multitude available here are shopping centers and markets. If you want you can find things pretty decent quality at really competitive prices. But you need to be able to find such shops as in normal shops they are sold sometimes at prices even higher than in Russia. But if you find the right place you can buy things brand quality at unrealistically low prices but without brand labels. In a large quantity, you can find consumer goods at absolutely bargain prices...read more...

  • Holidays Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka celebrates a lot of holidays, both public and religious (official state the date, full moon days, festivals, New year). Such days during the year, a lot, and in overwhelming cases, they are declared public holidays, and therefore, not without reason, the country is considered one of the vacationers. Thus, in Sri Lanka adopted a five-day working week with days off on Saturday and Sunday...read more...

  • What to bring from Sri Lanka?

    As the chief of the souvenir of Sri Lanka can bring to the various figures of elephants, large and small, from different wood species (from RS 700), including black (the most expensive) and a simple painted (from RS 400), coconut in traditional attire on the occasion of the Perahera. Very popular mask, they have different shape and meaning. But in most cases, sold masks have the function of protection and protection from evil spirits and other negative feelings. In Ambalangoda that is famous for its craftsmen, masks are there are at least two of the Museum of Masks where you can not only learn the history of their origin, but also to buy any. By the way, in the store at the Museums not only masks, but also many other Souvenirs. Price mask medium size starts from 600 RS...read more...

  • Buses in Sri Lanka

    In Sri Lanka there is a very extensive system of intercity and urban buses. Generally, buses are the main form of passenger transport in the country. Most intercity buses is the city, i.e. they can drive part of the route through the city. To buses to virtually any place in the country. Unfortunately, in some cases, to travel by bus is not very comfortable because of overcrowding, especially during peak hours...read more...

  • Motorbike hire in Sri Lanka

    Rent motorbikes (scooters) in Sri Lanka is fairly common, but finding such a service is possible only in the most popular tourist areas on the coast. In the center of the country to rent a bike very difficult. Find rolling office in a tourist place is not difficult: you can ask at the hotel or just walk down the street and look for signs or exhibited motorcycles with a sign "Motorbike for rent" or "Bike for rent". The rental price starts from $ 6...read more...

  • Cellular communication and Internet in Sri Lanka

    Cellular communication and Internet in Sri Lanka is very well developed, the prices are very low. Using a home SIM card with activated roaming for connection with the house is inappropriate: it is much cheaper to buy a local SIM card and use it for local calls or calls home, the mobile Internet. For example, a call to Russia on cell phone costs about 15 rupees/minute, which is about 4 rubles. We should not be afraid of difficulties with the purchase, registration and activation of SIM-cards: all done in 10 minutes, and even without knowledge of the English language all you can do. How, read on:...read more...

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Cenika 20 Sep 2017, 19:43
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Egorov 24 Oct 2017, 10:20
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mariFly 24 may 2017, 12:10
I would also really like to go there ...
ilja.barskih 05 Nov 2017, 19:53
Also I think that the country is worth to visit her. ...
admin 06 Nov 2017, 04:41
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admin 23 Nov 2017, 07:49
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admin 24 Nov 2017, 08:09
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Olga Vartanyan 12 Dec 2017, 18:57
All that is done all for the best. Trips to BAC Giang ended, was only in Nha Trang. Is Vietnam. And there we go. From the window of our room was visible from the beach, and the city was as on a palm. The room is gorgeous, can not find fault. Went on trips to proslavlenny Weather long shong, where a seated Buddha. An incredible sight. On the way back decided to the pharmacy to drop from walking rubbed his leg. in Аптеке777 girl-consultant quickly and politely served me. And in the evening we were already walking through the city. Night life there is active. Bars, clubs, parties... the City does. ...
admin 14 Dec 2017, 06:39
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admin 28 Dec 2017, 17:50
Hello! I the violation of the laws to knock out not going, but go, and nothing. I also did the route and to the white sand dunes and reclining Buddha, and on the highway. And Anandha in hue and went back, and it will be too far. And went to Hoi an, and Sapa motorcycle took, and in the area of Nha Trang riding. Anywhere, no problems, nothing to me was. Well, if you get in trouble with the police, can solve on the spot. In a pinch, if you're worried, go to the reclining Buddha along the coast, there is practically no transport, and police. To the white dunes is also a very desolate road, no transport, no police. ...