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Reviews of Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour

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Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour by JamCat, 1 Sep 2021
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Excellent but…

Great flight with Emirates from Stansted, and brilliant start to our Sri Lankan trip for the first few days but as the holiday developed the Covid pandemic began to affect sightseeing, culminating in our chosen hotels and sightseeing closing ahead of us. The final straw was when our return flights with Emirates were cancelled! Hardly an “excellent” holiday but Dot at Eastravel kept in touch, arranged early alternative flights, and refunds from ...

Great flight with Emirates from Stansted, and brilliant start to our Sri Lankan trip for the first few days but as the holiday developed the Covid pandemic began to affect sightseeing, culminating in our chosen hotels and sightseeing closing ahead of us. The final straw was when our return flights with Emirates were cancelled! Hardly an “excellent” holiday but Dot at Eastravel kept in touch, arranged early alternative flights, and refunds from the hotels we never got to. Excellent service in what must have been a very difficult time at Eastravel and for many of their customers. What we did see, and the hotels we stayed in, were fantastic, as would, no doubt, the rest of the trip have been if only it could have been completed.

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See comments above. This was the 8th time we have used Eastravel, and will continue to use them as we have never been disappointed.

Eastravel responded to this review on 10 Sep 2021:

Excellent feedback. We look forward to organising Sri Lanka Part 2 for you both.

Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour by Col, 16 Apr 2018
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The holiday rates amongst our top 10

Dorothy and her team provided a thorough knowledge of Sri Lanka and gave us a good overview of the island. Only two small alterations I would make: spend only two nights in Kandy and an extra night at the tea plantation 98acres; secondly I would chose a better hotel on was to Yala as the hotel used was a bit run down

Dorothy and her team provided a thorough knowledge of Sri Lanka and gave us a good overview of the island. Only two small alterations I would make: spend only two nights in Kandy and an extra night at the tea plantation 98acres; secondly I would chose a better hotel on was to Yala as the hotel used was a bit run down

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he tour operator on ground was knowledgeable and attentive to detail. The tour operator in UK gave us what we asked for - pretty faultless.

Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour by Holly, 30 Mar 2018
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Brilliant

Just what we hoped for

Just what we hoped for

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Very helpful and knowledgeable

Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour by rogerr, 12 Mar 2018
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Sri Lankan Sun , Sea, Parks and Temples- Excellent

Our holiday was excellent. Sri Lanka Airline looked after us very well and we were met on arrival by a Red Dot Tours rep who showed us to our vehicle and introduced us to our chauffeur/guide Wipul. He turned out to be very knowledgeable on all aspects of Sri Lanka and a good driver. The vehicle was spotless every morning. All of the hotels were very good indeed with a good choice of food. Lots of curry but we did decline it for breakfast! The ...

Our holiday was excellent. Sri Lanka Airline looked after us very well and we were met on arrival by a Red Dot Tours rep who showed us to our vehicle and introduced us to our chauffeur/guide Wipul. He turned out to be very knowledgeable on all aspects of Sri Lanka and a good driver. The vehicle was spotless every morning. All of the hotels were very good indeed with a good choice of food. Lots of curry but we did decline it for breakfast! The temples were fascinating and the national parks very interesting although the density of the vegetation does mean that sightings of both birds and mammals are quite difficult. Over 100 species of birds were seen, however, as well as leopards and crocodiles. Millions of white butterflies wafted around us in the parks. Galle was very colonial inside the fort but rather more touristy than I think we had expected. A great holiday with lovely memories.

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Our tour was booked through East Travel in Ipswich but operated by Red Dot Tours. We could not fault either company. Any queries before we left were promptly and accurately dealt with and we were well looked after as soon as we arrived. The vehicle was an almost new 9 seater mini bus which was just for us. The driver was very punctual, helpful and considerate and told us as much as he could about the country he is clearly very proud of. We had no problems at any of the hotels or venues which we visited.

Sri Lanka Wildlife Tour by Mr D E 17, 22 Aug 2017
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Exploring Sri Lanka

Travelling across Sri Lanka with a private guide, experiencing archaelogy, wildlife, walking, history, culture and even time for the beach

Travelling across Sri Lanka with a private guide, experiencing archaelogy, wildlife, walking, history, culture and even time for the beach

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From the moment we first met the team at East travel they have been fantastic. Their knowledge, organisation and communication has been first class. They took the time to build a holiday to meet our needs and helped us plan a very special trip. I simply cannot fault them at all and would happily recommend them to anyone to use

Eastravel responded to this review on 04 Sep 2017:

Thank you for giving us this superb feedback. We are so pleased that the trip went well for your special anniversary. From all of us at Eastravel.