Nuwara Eliya Transportation

  • inside the tuk tuk
    inside the tuk tuk
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  • bus station at nuwara eliya
    bus station at nuwara eliya
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  • Our Driver, Taken at Dambulla
    Our Driver, Taken at Dambulla
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    Trasportation in Sri Lanka

    by h.ghabra Written Oct 29, 2012

    just a note first ... There is not metro station in the airport... if you want to use the metro, you need to go from the airport to FORT(the main metro station ) then get the train.
    Public transport are not recommended at all i Sri Lanka, as they are not very helpful in reaching the places of interest .Moreover, they are extremely PACKED !!
    Best to do is to hire a car with a driver ( Tour guide) where you can go anywhere at any point of time.
    i hired a car ( Toyota new car with AC) from (( 0094774376538 )) .they are very good and provide excellent service, i paid 36000 Rbs for the following during 5 days
    Airport to Nuwara Eliya
    Nuwara Eliya to Hikkaduwa
    Hikkaduwa to Colombo
    Colombo to Airport
    also i got some free tours along with the package
    the amount i paid was limited to 700 KM ( i.e. 50 Rbs for 1 Km)
    The driver was great !! he literally did his very best to make sure i enjoy every minute in my travel, and he took me to lots of places that were not in the itinerary ( Damith 0094772811857 ). I highly recommend this driver if he is available..

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    Chauffer Driven

    by freya_heaven Updated Feb 20, 2005

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    We hired a car & driver for a few days, who sorted out all our accommodation & entrances. We gave a list of the places we wanted to visit. He whittled that list down to a realistic size & off we went.

    I would definately recommend doing this rather than hiring a car. the driving is crazy here.

    The main Columbo to Galle road was built to be a normal 2 way road. It is not unusual to see at least 4 lanes of traffic on it!.

    Our Driver, Taken at Dambulla

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    Getting there

    by mafi_moya Updated Nov 13, 2003

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    There are buses between Nuwara Eliya and most major towns, particularly Colombo (6 hours), Kandy (4hrs) and Badulla. If you're going by car to/from Colombo the most direct route is the A7 via Avissawella.

    There is no train station in Nuwara Eliya. Instead you can catch a train to Nanu Oya about 6kms away. From here you can catch a bus or taxi or, if you arrive in the daytime, walk.

    Waterfall along the way

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    Out of Nuwara Eliya

    by akikonomu Written Oct 10, 2003

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    You can possibly take in up to 3 sights or more around Nuwara Eliya with a van.

    We visited Pedro Tea Estate, Lover's Leap and Hakgala Gardens in a 4 to 5 hour trip. Expect to pay about Rs1,000 and above for the service.

    Enquire around the town centre near the post office or with your hotel.

    Related to:
    • Family Travel
    • Seniors
    • Women's Travel

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    by cazz38 Written Oct 29, 2004

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    We took a tuk tuk back to our hotel which was great fun and only cost us 20p which was well worth it for the experience.

    inside the tuk tuk

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