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Train Journeys in Sri Lanka

Train Tour in Sri Lanka

Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)

Train operator: Sri Lanka Government Railways

Time zone: GMT + 5½ all year

Dialling code: +94

Best Times to Visit: Any time of the year

Trip length: 08 days / 05 days

Languages of Sri Lanka: Sinhalese, Tamil and English

If you preparing to do train journey in Sri Lanka? Here's is information about train trip in Sri Lanka to help you prepare your train tour in Sri Lanka.

The train journeys routes in Sri Lanka are several of the most attractive route in the world. Tourists desire for taking the train tour to capital country, via old ache forests and also unclear tea estates. Do not miss out on these extraordinary rail journeys that will certainly leave you wheezing as well as desiring much more.

A Travel Guide to Train Tour in Sri Lanka

If you're considering doing Sri Lanka's beautiful scenic train route, you have actually certainly pertained to the appropriate place! To sum Sri Lanka up in a coconut shell, it's virtually the most visited by tourist island country to take a breathtaking train journey around. The train journey go through local city’s dynamic with individuals, along unlimited hills of tea haciendas, and also along Sri Lanka's sandy beaches!

How to Buy Train Tickets In Sri Lanka

You can acquire the tickets straight at the terminal or attempt and pre-book through resort, travel agency or by checking out the station the day in the past. I recommend simply arriving on the day unless you particularly require 1st class this need to offer out faster than the basic second and 3rd class.

Best Tourist Places to Visit on Sri Lanka’s Train Tour
  1. Negombo
  2. Pinnawala
  3. Kandy
  4. Talawakelle
  5. Nuwara Eliya
  6. Ella
  7. Colombo
Tips on Taking the Train in Sri Lanka
  1. Choose the right class
  2. Take snacks and water
  3. Travel light
  4. Carry wet wipes and antibacterial lotion
  5. Double check the platform for your train
  6. Make sure your phone or camera battery is charged
  7. Be mindful of the open doors
  8. Have a light jacket on hand

Make sure you take a train during the day

The sights you will explore on the train journey belong to the plan and also if you take a train trip at night time, you will lose out on the incredible tourist attractions views! I would highly advise that if you are beginning your trip, that you take a train in the morning time to get the most of the light. For example, the Kandy to Ella train takes 6 hours so if you take the 3pm train trip the majority of it will be in the night than you can’t see any tourist attractions.

Explore Local Life & Beautiful Scenery

The train tour from (Kandy to Ella) is not simply taken by travelers and also local citizens. This isn't just a sightseeing attractions, its life for individuals of Sri Lanka and additionally I make sure they require to discover is rather entertaining just how delighted tourists involve a fundamental train trip.

The abundant eco-friendly hills are simply amazing. The train takes you high right into the hills, with thick timberland & brilliant eco-friendly tea areas, over bridges, through tunnels, neighborhood towns as well as also near grinning faces. If you look very carefully sometimes you'll see the colorfully dressed ladies pop their direct amongst the tea areas as they carry on with their work.

For more information on train journeys in Sri Lanka and tour packages contact Swan Tours or call 011 23415601.