The Tuk Tuk in Sri Lanka is super favourite for many commuters, because it is convenient, can be found anywhere off the streets and often driven by friendly, courteous, bilingual drivers.
Commonly referred to as the ‘3 wheel’ or ‘trishaw’ this little power engine can take you on a short distance to the shop around the corner or a fun filled city tour in one of the main towns.
If you like to soak in the sun and enjoy the view, or even walk along the golden beaches, take a trip down the coastal line of Sri Lanka. The coastal line in Sri Lanka is blessed with breathtaking beaches and mesmerizing beauty to explore and enjoy.
A fully topped up tuk tuk decorated in vibrant colours complete with convertible hood and comfy seats will give you the aura of a gypsy in a mini caravan!
Now to make your journey a little spicy, some tuks will offer you a mini fridge with water and beverages, and yes a stereo sound system, playing Sri Lankan ‘baila’ or songs of your choice. For the actual tour, here some interesting sites to see, stops to make and memoirs to take back with you.
The Galle fort is a quaint little escape, lined with fancy restaurants and brightly lit eateries. Still resembling the architecture of the old colonial era with it pastel walls, ancient fixtures and unique structures. The food is amazing and will keep you wanting more. On tour make a stop at the turtle hatchery and you will find many different species that are absolutely picture worthy. The little creatures are sure to stir up some TLC with their little tricks no doubt!
If you like to have a go at stilt fishing, stop by and make a catch; there are some amazing places that your guide will show you. With time and bait, all you need to do is wait. Perhaps you can have some grilled fresh fish for a cosy dinner by the sea.
Now you might actually want to just sit back, chilled drink in hand and enjoy the ride and the tour without making any stops. This is awesome too. Just ask your guide to take you on a slow cruise giving you just enough time to enjoy the beauty around you.
Blessed with many wonders that nature can offer, Sri Lanka makes for a ‘post card’ oceanfront setting with its majestic coconut palms, lush greenery and golden sands. Speak to an experienced travel agent or guide who can help you plan a perfect trip that will give you the real Sri Lankan experience. There is so much to see and so much to do, brace yourself for some adventure and excitement! The Sri Lankan smile will forever stay in your heart.