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“Ushan, the best chauffeur and guide!”
Review of Ceylon Escapes

Ceylon Escapes
Ranked #1 of 57 Transportation in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Ceylon Escapes offers a personalized and memorable holiday experience of Sri Lanka.We offer tailor made transport solutions and authentic local experiences with our pool of experienced chauffeur guides.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Very professional firm, clean, spacious and comfortable vehicles!:) We were especially happy with our chauffeur, Ushan, who really contributed to making our 9 day vacation on Sri Lanka a great, memorable and comfortable experience.

Ushan is extremely friendly, considerate, always helpful, and very dedicated to his work. His driving was safe and comfortable, and he was always very punctual and patient.

He had many good recommendations for places to eat, activities, and sights worth seeing. We would have missed out on a lot of what Sri Lanka has to offer if it he had not been our guide. Furthermore, his knowledge about Sri Lanka and interest in other cultures led to many interesting conversations.

We would highly recommend Ushan as a driver and guide for anyone visiting Sri Lanka, he really exceeded our expectations and contributed to our trip being amazing!:)

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We recently enjoyed a two week vacation in Sri Lanka and booked the flights and hotels ourselves but we also booked a driver/guide with Ceylon Tours based on feedback I had read online.

We had one driver, Peter for the first 9 days of our trip, he was a master of the roads and took us safely to each of our destinations and suggested various stops on route. Peter was a great driver and a credit to Ceylon Tours. After spending 6 days on the beach we had the services of a second driver Sanjeewa for the 6 hour journey back to the airport, he was equally good and very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife

Dirk and Rebecca who assisted us admirably via email both before and during the trip were a pleasure to deal with.

I can highly recommend Ceylon Tours and would certainly use them again if I am lucky enough to return to Sri Lanka at some point in the future.

2  Thank Worthers1
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

my expericence with Ceylon Escapes was really Amazing! Anthony was a perfect guide, driver and friend. Always smiling, always kind e always satisfing every request of my Group. The tour was perfectly organized and adapted to our needs. We did really appreciate this wonderful country and saw lot of thing in only five days and half. Absolutely reccomended!

1  Thank Occhidaorientale86
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The initial correspondence with the office was handled very efficiently and Rebecca was most helpful in finalising our itinerary for a tour around Sri Lanka lasting almost 3 weeks.

The vehicle was spacious, clean and comfortable.

Our driver was Sumeda and he was always professional, friendly and helpful and his knowledge of the island was extensive - he always had a good suggestion for places to visit en route and was able to give us information on the history or wildlife etc.
Driving styles in Sri Lanka can be a bit erratic - buses and tuk-tuks in particular will frequently take ridiculous risks - but Sumeda was always calm and careful in his driving so that we always felt quite safe.

In summary, an excellent trip and I would recommend Ceylon Escapes to anybody.

2  Thank Saguaro99
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

What a wonderful place Sri Lanka is all the hotels and sights we saw were excellently organised by Rebecca and Dirk and our driver Ethen what a wonderful young man he is, attention to detail excellent and driving fantastic. He really made sure we had a great time which we did - if you want a great diver and guide Ethen is the best!!!
Ceylonescapes 5 stars!

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