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Who We Are

Who we are?

 

The SL Wide Tours, one of the most skilful and well grounded tour operators in Sri Lanka was established in 2011 to expose a high level of professionalism and reliability. The many years that have been spent in has helped SL Wide Tours to make a remarkable name for itself in the tourism trade.

Our company is based on offering the significant travel experience. As a travel company that is both committed and organized, we hope to provide our clients with a trust worthy travel adventure that is unlike any other. The inspiration of this unique concept comes from the dynamic and enthusiasm team who works towards to provide exceptional travel experience.

Our spectacular travel journey is made complete with the hospitable, warm service equipped with locally registered certification CPC/AMBA/KO/2494
Achieving extra miles in tourism trade Mr. Darshana Jayawardana the Managing Director of the SL Wide Tours has no surprise that together as a team to put a great deal of passion into their victorious travel journey.

We are a family run tour company for friends wishing to visit our beautiful country and specialise in providing individual and small group tours and transfers within Sri Lanka.

We offer friendly and professional tours at reasonable prices. We can provide a specific itinerary to meet your particular requirements and are able to provide both a driver-only service if you would like to choose your hotels as you go, or we can provide a tour inclusive of accommodation.

Sri Lanka Wide Tours will provide a quotation including all of your costs for the driver and car hire and once are happy to offer unlimited mileage for your peace of mind. With us there are no unpleasant surprises!

We are proud of our country and would love to show you the real Sri Lanka, the beautiful places and the wonderful smiles.

We also have the opportunity for you to spend some time at the English school in Maskeliya and get to know the real Sri Lanka. If you would like more information about this, please visit www.tealeafvision.com or www.tealeaftrust.com.

We are a company here to help you design the perfect individual package for you to suit your individual requirements. If you would like information about pricing or tourist attractions not mentioned on these itineraries, then please contact me at srilankawidetours@gmail.com or srilankawidetours@ymail.com and I will be happy to supply all of the information that you require.

Before traveling to the little island

How to get the Visa?

It is always important to acquire a Visa when you consider travelling to Sri Lanka. Here is how you get started!
www.eta.gov.lk

For other travel information and up to date advice about Sri Lanka check out the below Foreign Office page
www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/sri-lanka

How does the weather look like?

The weather in Sri Lanka is dictated by two monsoon seasons although over recent years like most countries there seem to have been some variations to typical weather conditions.

December-March- West coast, Hill country and South Coast
April -September- Ancient Cities, East Coast and North

It is still possible to visit out of seasons although you can expect weather to be less favourable for some activities. Travelling out of seasons may be preferable for those who like a cooler climate or wish to avoid the crowds

What vaccinations do I need for Sri Lanka?

It is essential that you have a comprehensive travel insurance before you go to any foreign country. You should seek medical advice from your local health practitioner before travelling to Sri Lanka and ensure that you receive all of the appropriate vaccinations.

Understand the culture

When visiting the religious sites and places of worship covering up is always appreciated. Wearing shorts and vests is unlikely to attract much attention.

Sri Lanka’s Currency

The local currency is the Sri Lankan Rupees whereas some of the larger hotels accept US Dollars and GBP. Currency notes are Rs.5, 000, Rs2, 000, Rs1, 000, Rs500, Rs100, Rs50, Rs20 and Rs10. To check whether notes are genuine look for a lion watermark.

Check with your bank regarding charges for using ATMs abroad

Festivals and Events in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s festivals offer visitors the chance to experience the diverse cultures that shape the island's identity. The festivals are an integral part of lives here. Throughout the year there are many religious festivals celebrated by the Buddhist, Hindu, Christian and Muslim population. The full moon day, known as Poya is marked on a monthly basis as a bank holiday, alcohol is prohibited on this day.

 

Our Happy Clients

Our Mission and Vision

Mission

"To become the front-runner in Sri Lankan tourism sector, an industry reputed for reliability and professionalism amongst a global clientele"

Vision

“To be the world’s most trusted traveling partner”

"Immerse yourself in the travelling and discover the charm of Sri Lankan destinations"

Darshana Jayawardana
Managing Director

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