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Rent a Tour Guide in Sri Lanka

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Ayu- bo -wan! Which means “May you live long” This is our traditional way to welcome anyone to Sri Lanka, our home, and when meeting you for the first time. I'm Amith De Silva and I am a national freelance tour guide. Since 2009, I have felt honored to introduce visitors to the wonders of Sri Lanka from ancient archeological sites to our national parks and tropical beaches offering an amazing rang
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Laura R
Anchorage, AK2 contributions
Mar. 2022 • Family
Our driver Indika, made this 8 day trip to Sri Lanka a trip of a lifetime. From the moment he picked us up from the airport we knew we were in good hands. He had our original schedule, but offered many options that were personal and special. Every morning he greeted us with a warm smile and set the tone for a fun filled day of adventure and learning. Anytime we decided to change our plans he was very accommodating and flexible. He always knew someone to call to help arrange our new adventure. Always on time. He safety navigated the rural roads that made you thankful he was driving. He was with us every step of the way. If we wanted to go to a local place to eat he found us the perfect experience. He is the perfect combination of driver/tour guide. And he gave us many authentic, local experiences. He is a trusting, kind, knowledgeable person. I highly recommend Indika for any Sri Lankan adventure. My teenage daughter and I (mother and daughter traveling alone) learned so much about the culture and people of Sri Lanka. Not only is the country beautiful but so are the people. Indika is an exceptional tour guide and in the end he also became our friend.
Written 2 April 2022
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ignas.kind
Vilnius, Lithuania10 contributions
Mar. 2022 • Friends
Big thank you to Amith for arranging 4days/3nights trip around Sri Lanka for me and my 2 friends. Arranging the details of the trip was super easy and flawless. The biggest thank you I would like to say to our driver/guide Sampath !!! Thank you Sampath for always being on time, for easy-going attitude, for taking care of everything!!! Highly recommended driver, highly recommended service!!!! Thank you!!!
Written 16 March 2022
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Louietopp
Austin, TX1 contribution
Jan. 2022 • Couples
My new wife and I had the first stop of our honeymoon in Sri Lanka and Amith went above and beyond anything we could have imagined to make sure we enjoyed ourselves and got the full experience. We did a 4 night five day tour with airport pick up and drop off and it was the best decision to book with him. He’s extremely knowledgeable and can answer any question you ask about his country. He let us customize the things we wanted to do and made sure we got the most out of every moment. He arranged Covid tests for our flight to the Maldives, found us an amazing hotel in kandy where we hadn’t booked there yet, and even took us to the airport at 4 am. We left thinking of him as a friend and I highly recommend you stop looking and book with him immediately if you want the most out of your trip. If his amazing tour wasn’t enough, after we returned back home to Texas, my wife was a bit sad about losing some paintings we bought in Sri Lanka at the airport. I texted Amith about it and HE FOUND THE ARTIST, GOT THEM REPAINTED AND MAILED THEM TO TEXAS!!! He’s not just a great tour guide, he is a great human and we already decided we will be back again to do the another tour with him. I have traveled to at least 2 new countries every year for the past 16 years and have had multiple tour guides because I love to learn and experience things from a locals perspective, if I’d rank everyone on a list, he’d be at the top!! My wife was skeptical about traveling with a tour guide and she admits now that it’s the best way she has traveled (and she is a big traveler too) Book with him now! Trust me, you’ll be missing out if you don’t.
Written 25 February 2022
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Catherine D
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Feb. 2022 • Solo
I travelled to Sri Lanka from Singapore at the start of February 2022 for two weeks as a solo female traveller (late 20s). Colleagues had recommended Rent a Tour Guide in Sri Lanka and so I booked Amitha as my guide for the two weeks. I planned my own itinerary and booked my own accommodation, but understood that Amitha could have helped me with this if I wanted. I gave my itinerary to Amitha and he did the rest - I spent a couple of nights in Colombo, then went to Sigiriya via Negombo, down to Kandy, then to Ella, down to Yala and across to Galle and Mirissa. Amitha was very helpful in calling my accommodation beforehand to confirm my arrival and recommending and booking excursions. It is great because he knows the local language. He also has a great depth of knowledge on Sri Lanka history and culture. He’s very good at spotting animals and knowing lots about them. He would often stop the car and point out certain animals and birds, as this interests me. He was always on time, kept his car spotless and was a good and safe driver.

I felt very comfortable with him and he was a lovely companion for my holiday. He even took my Instagram photos for me and did a fantastic job with these.

I would highly recommend him if you are visiting Sri Lanka. I wish he could be my guide in every country I visit.

Thank you very much!
Catherine
Written 23 February 2022
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Gal M
Austria7 contributions
Jan. 2022
The moment we landed in Sri Lanka we knew we don't have so much time to squeeze all of the beautiful spots we have to see in Sri Lanka. We were lucky to met Amith which saved us from wasting time going around not knowing what to do. Amith talked to us and listened to what we wanted, he then gave us advised and recommendations to places we should go and visit. On our first day, Amith came with his blue car and he even set up an extra car seat for our two-year old son. Along our trips Amith explains to us everything what we have to know about Sri Lanka. I always thought he was like a "walking encyclopedia" as he gave us so many facts and details from animals, plants, history and ancient places. You will never get bored with this guy, absolutely great sense of humor and the kindest person you'll ever meet. The best part of our trip was staying to best hotels/resorts in Sri Lanka you could ever imagine thanks to Amith again as he also organizes accommodations for you in every places you go to.

We have seen the best part of Sri Lanka but absolutely not everything and we hope to have part 2 and hopefully to see Amith again. Our best takeaway is meeting Amith's family at the end of the trip and getting to know them. They even prepare great sumptuous Sri Lankan dishes which gave us a big surprise!

Without a doubt, Amith is the gateway for you if you want to have a memoriable and great adventures in Sri Lanka. Thank You for everything! We are missing the wonders of Asia already!
Written 6 February 2022
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brockin07
New York City, NY187 contributions
Jan. 2022
Amith recently took us on the most wonderful 19-day trip around Sri Lanka. We are so happy we chose to explore Sri Lanka with “Rent a Tour Guide in Sri Lanka” -- and specifically with Amith. This was our first travel holiday since COVID, and we were a bit worried about health and safety. It was also our first long-term travel experience with our 20-month-old son. Because of the excellent services Amith provided, neither issue hindered our experience at all. He made our vacation easier and more enjoyable.

Amith abided by all health and safety measures. He always wore his mask around us and offered hand sanitizer after we had been out and about. We felt very comfortable with him in our “bubble” and were glad having one driver reduced our exposure a bit. His driving was also very safe, he did not speed around other vehicles and followed all road laws. The car was always cleaned the next morning in meticulous fashion.

Amith was amazing with our young son. He was able to provide a car seat so we did not have to worry about bringing our own. He even arranged to have it set up in a safari vehicle! It was great to be able to enjoy sites and experiences with an extra pair of hands to help. The phrase “blue car!” became an incentive for our toddler, who loved climbing into the car and spending time with Amith.

Our trip took us to the following: Sigiriya - Kandy - Nuwara Eliya - Ella - Yala - Matara - Galle - Negombo. Amith is very knowledgeable and was able to tell us a lot about the nature, history, and culture of Sri Lanka. We had made our own itinerary and selected our own hotels - but when we had a problem with one of our chosen accommodations, Amith arranged for us to stay at another nearby property -- which we ended up loving. He was able to provide dining recommendations at some locations, and accompanied us on our day excursions.

Amith had this magical ability to always show up at exactly the right time. He was friendly, professional, and responsible. We had actually gotten his company's contact information from friends who had travelled to Sri Lanka previously, and we will for sure be passing his name and company on as a recommendation for anyone travelling to Sri Lanka.
Written 19 January 2022
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Krystsina
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates24 contributions
Jan. 2022 • Solo
I have booked a private trip to Sigeriya to visit Lion Rock and to Dambula to visit the Cave Temple. Amith came to pick me up from the hotel 10 min prior our scheduled time. Amith offered me hand sanitizer, which he had in his car. Amith was wearing face mask all the time during our long adventuring day. There was AC for the comfortable temperature, umbrellas in case of the rain and usb charger sockets in case of the need to charge the phone. The car was clean and in a very good condition.
On our way to Sigeriya (4 hours from the hotel where I stayed) Amith was telling me the history of Sri Lanka, the cultural and religious sides of the island. Amith was telling nice ancient legends about the cities we were passing. It was very informative and interesting trip. Amith was checking on me time to time if I wished to stop, to stretch or to use a washroom.
Amith was offering to make a pictures of me in the best spots of the places we visited.
Amith has a deep historical knowledge and super sense of humor. Even if your trip takes a long drive, u will never feel boring with Amith.
It was a lovely beautiful trip. I recommend Amith to everyone who wish to spend a lovely time in Sri Lanka, discovering all it’s wonderful and exciting places.

Thank you, Amith for this unforgettable moments.
I hope to come back soon to visit and discover other wonders of Sri Lanka Island.
Written 16 January 2022
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Theresa D
10 contributions
Oct. 2021 • Couples
We hired Amith to drive us to the Hill Country during our stay in SriLanka.
Basics..a very good and patient driver. Good English
Extremely polite and respectful.
We are two people in their 70,s and my husband does not walk well. He was so kind and thoughtful and this enhanced our trip to Kandy Nuwara Elya and Ella.
His knowledge is incredible in many subjects. Birds animals plants. History and architecture were an added bonus. During our road journey he was the master of tales entertaining us along the long winding roads.
He was a great travel companion and the car he kept clean throughout the 6 days.
Trust me you could do no better than let him draw up a trip for you because he will not disappoint.
Written 6 October 2021
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Dear Sir/Madam, "Ayubowan" Greetings from Rent a tour guide in Srilanka. Thank you very much for you lovely review and encourage our service. We believed word of mouth is the most important advertising then please share your experience in srilanka with your friends and relatives and please invite them to visit our beautiful Island. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Amith De Silva
Written 16 November 2021
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yules00
Minneapolis, MN8 contributions
Apr. 2021 • Solo
Amith was exceptional at navigating covid-times travel, fulfilling all my specific requests, safe defensive driving, in addition to being a very pleasant and knowledgeable professional.
Written 11 June 2021
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Dear Sir/Madam, "Ayubowan" Greetings from Rent a tour guide in Srilanka. Thank you very much for you lovely review and encourage our service. We believed word of mouth is the most important advertising then please share your experience in srilanka with your friends and relatives and please invite them to visit our beautiful Island. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Amith De Silva
Written 16 November 2021
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abhishek_garg
pune2 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Family
I really have a lot of wonderful memories from my Srilanka tour. All this was possible due to Nuwan who provided me a lovely car and a very friendly driver 'Chaleka'. Nuwan's driver picked us from the Airport and showed us the bast places of Srilanka. Chaleka helped us to do a proper time management and i did a lot of activities than I planned . I love photography and Chaleka stopped at every single place where i wished to take a picture. I already recommended my several friends and relatives to Nuwan and i highly recommend him coz of his friendly, safeand professional crew.
Written 7 April 2020
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Dear Sir/Madam, "Ayubowan" Greetings from Rent a tour guide in Srilanka. Thank you very much for you lovely review and encourage our service. We believed word of mouth is the most important advertising then please share your experience in srilanka with your friends and relatives and please invite them to visit our beautiful Island. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Amith De Silva
Written 16 November 2021
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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