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“Extraordinary Sri Lankan journey with Shan”
Review of Colour Lanka Tours

Colour Lanka Tours
Ranked #3 of 76 Outdoor Activities in Kandy
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Colour Lanka Tours Is Budget Tours Operators In Sri Lanka. We Do Day Trips & Day Tours , Family Tours, Adventure Tours, Sri Lanka Holidays, Luxury Holidays Sri Lanka, Adventure Tours, Wildlife Tours, Cultural Tours, Historical & Heritage Tours, Trekking And Hiking Tours, Nature And Wildlife Tour, Beach & Water Sports Tours, Eco Tours, Shopping Tours, Private Tours & Rail Tours In Sri Lanka.
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We had the pleasure of having Shan as our driver for 8 days in Sri Lanka during April. My wife and I were celebrating our One Year Wedding Anniversary and we were extremely satisfied with Shan’s careful driving, local knowledge and kindhearted demeanor. His car was always exceptionally clean and air-conditioned, and although the general traffic in certain areas seemed chaotic (from a tourist’s perspective), Shan’s driving always made us feel at ease and absolutely relaxed. Our itinerary began in Negombo, and we journeyed to Dambulla (seeing the sights of the Cultural Triangle: Dambulla Cave Temple; Sigiriya – Lion Rock; Polonnaruwa Ancient City; and Shan organized an exceptional elephant Jeep Safari at Minneriya National Park (we observed two elephant herds comprised of over 100 elephants!) We continued on to Kandy, and then the majestically beautiful Tea Estate region of ‘Little England’ Nuwara Eliya, and then the enchanting mountain town of Ella -- eventually ending on the South Coast in Tangalle.

Shan had informed answers to all our questions and curiosities and was able to make recommendations at various points when needed – we never felt that any suggestion was forced upon us, or that our preferences were not taken into consideration.

Our holiday happened to coincide with the Sinhalese New Year (April 14th) with celebrations occurring on days either side of this date, so it is also worth noting that Shan provided us with his service during a period where most Sri Lankans spend time with their families – we certainly appreciated his willingness to accompany us on our journey during this period, even though he would be away from his family.

Shan is absolutely professional and his driving service will meet all your expectations. The quote for the 8 days was very reasonable, and we are both immensely grateful that we had the good fortune of having Shan as our driver on our journey through Sri Lanka’s endless wonders.

Thank you for being an essential part of our fantastic memories!

Thank Stephenallen78
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

My husband and I had Mr. Shan as our driver while we visited Sri Lanka this April.

Shan's English is very good and he is such a sweet, kind person. We absolutely loved having him as our driver. He made our trip very relaxing, as he was always on time, well presented and his car was always very clean. He made our journey from Negombo to Tangalle (and many stops in between) very comfortable for us.

The roads in Sri Lanka can be a bit hectic, but Shan is a very cautious driver and we felt very safe with him.

Shan also helped us organize our day drips and gave advice on how much things cost, what to wear to temples, etc.

If you are looking for a private driver in Sri Lanka, my husband and I highly recommend Shan!

-Lucy & Stephen

Thank Lucinda A
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Sri Lanka is one of the most interesting and beautiful place I’ve ever been. My planning started with a desperate search for a good tour operator and then a friend of mine suggested me to contact Shan (Colour lanka tours). This guy truly loves his job :)..his knowledge about those "hidden" places is amazing , he will make sure you eat at the right places , stay at the right hotels and that too at reasonable prices. We practically did everything that srilanka offers, right from hot air ballon in Dambula to scuba in Hikkaduwa . Thank You Shan , for being a great guide , and driving us safely through the country.

Thank Devjeet S
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Colour Lanka Tours has made our trip experience the most memorable one. Thanks Shan!

We have spent 7 days in Sri Lanka and visited  as many places as possible. Colour Lanka Tours (Shan) has helped us in refining our tour itinerary by adding wonderful places to the initial itinerary. Also, Shan was always helpful in connecting us to the right experienced person (hot air balloning, scuba) everywhere.
He has provided a sedan car for 2 people. The car was spacious and comfortable, with good air conditioning and large boot space.

I would highly recommend Colour Lanka Tours to everyone who ll be visiting Sri Lanka

Thank contactgargee
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Lanka Tours is made of great people first. Our guide Sam was very friendly, precise and always on time. He was flexible in our tour and helped us discover hidden places we would not imagine. I would highly recommend Lanka Tours for a reliable, professional and safe trip in Sri Lanka.

Thank JackCeriani
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