Sri Lanka Drivers
There are many Sri Lanka drivers
and many rent-a-car companies in major towns of Sri Lanka.
As with much of Southern Asia
, the country's Weather
is dominated by the monsoon. To make things even trickier Sri Lanka experiences two monsoons. Travelling in Sri Lanka is can be a hugely frustrating experience. Everything Sri Lanka has to offer by friendly and safe local driver tours.
The train travel in Sri Lanka
is the cheapest, safest and enjoyable traveling method in Sri Lanka. From the Pettah Railway station
which is the central railway station, travelers can take their trains to different destinations. You can take trains to most of the important places in the island.
There are many rent a car
companies in major towns. Many provide chauffeur driven vehicles too. Rates are very reasonable to travel around the country and a guide cum drivers is available at most places. This is the most recommended way to travel around the country as your drive / guide will know all the major tourist attractions and best shopping centers. Some tour guides
also act as agents for various merchants.
When travelling by bus it is virtually impossible to reserve a seat. The only way to guarantee a seat is to arrive at the bus station a good half an hour before the scheduled departure time and hang on to your seat for dear life. There are a wide variety of bus services ranging from largely slow and uncomfortable CTB
buses (Ceylon Transport Board
) now known as SLTB
(Sri Lanka Transport Board
) to privately run air-conditioned inter-city services that are faster and more comfortable.
The most common mode of transport in Sri Lanka is via a three-wheeled automobile appropriately referred to as a three-wheeler (well known as "tuk tuk")
Sri Lankan Airlines operates small Seaplane service to destinations many more locations. Also the Sri Lanka Airlines has introduces the Air Taxi
service and Helicopter Travel
with the intent of making all corners of our beautiful island accessible to tourist and locals alike.