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The Island of Ceylon is full of such experiences, for ours is a country which has over the past 2,500 years imbibed the unique ways of all its people and, now, displays a synthesis of culture and tradition unlike that seen anywhere else. Nuanced...more
Spent a wonderful 90 minutes with SK touring Galle Fort. Very knowledgeable and spoke English quite well having traveled to Australia and other countries. Great stories with a personal touch since his family has been the the area for many years. Also focuses on other...More
We enjoyed 3 delightful activities with Atheeq and his family.
Firstly an extensive walk around the old Galle Fort area, where Atheeq really brought to life the way of life, history and architecture in a most colourful, entertaining way.
Then the next day Atheeq picked...More
A nice 1.5-2hr walk around the Fort integrated into our relaxing beach time was a perfect way to get a taste for the area as well a quick lay of the land. Atheeq shares really fascinating information as well as his thoughtful perspective and personal...More
Spent a great morning with Sha and Atheeq learning how to prepare, cook and eat traditional Sri Lankan fare, and learning a load about Galle and its people in the process.
The emphasis was on cooking by taste rather than by the recipe book with...More
The time arrived for our walking tour with local guide Atheeq - and it was pouring with rain! Atheeq warmly gave us the option to go ahead or to meet us in the morning. He shared his knowledge of Galle Fort, it's history and current...More
Our family of four toured Galle Fort with Atheeq and then joined his family at their home for a cooking lesson and lunch. The tour was terrific - Atheeq covered history and culture (in multimedia with his iPad in hand!) while mixing in delightful anecdotes...More
My tour of Galle with Ceylon Soul was excellent. I already knew quite a lot about Galle but the tour gave me plenty of new information. I was especially pleased that the tour was conducted by a local whose own story was fascinating. It was...More
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Eye M, Public Relations Manager at Ceylon Soul, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018
It was pleasure meeting you, glad that you had a enjoyable experience with us.
Atheeq met us with a wide smile and we had an excellent tour of Galle. Sadly the rain descended after an hour but Atheeq braved the torrent to retrieve his car and he continued his wealth of historical stories in the dry at the Sugar...More
Eye M, Manager at Ceylon Soul, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018
Thank you very much, Glad that you had a good time ! Hope to see you soon again. Wishing you a great year ahead.