5 Reasons to Travel by Train in Sri Lanka

Spectacular sunsets, golden sand powder, delectable sea-food platter and a crystal blue Indian Ocean are some of the words that come to mind, when you think of Sri Lanka.

However, once you have scratched the surface of this island country, take a train ride from Colombo, the state capital to the lesser known regions of Sri Lanka and be ready to be blown away by the surprises thrown at you.

So go now, and take my list of the indulgent yet immersive list of 5 reasons to add a train journey to your Sri Lanka itinerary…


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The Ultimate Tuk Tuk Survival Guide in Sri Lanka

Tuk tuks, (also known as rickshaws, trishaws, three-wheelers) are ubiquitous across Sri Lanka in a multitude of colour, in fact, you’ll rarely walk far anywhere without being approached by a driver, especially in Colombo.

They’re nimble in traffic, convenient to hop in and out at your leisure and for first time visitors, provide novelty ‘edge of seat’ entertainment on open air ground level- a true multi-sensory experience if there ever was one!

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