The Lighthouse Hotel, Galle, Sri Lanka
18th September 2005
Where to Stay
Sri Lanka Info
Sri Lanka is not a large country, but getting around can take time. Road journeys are slow and driving is slightly erratic but seems to be reasonably safe.
Self-drive is available in Sri Lanka, but the recommended way to travel by road is to hire a driver and car or minibus. Below are some sample rates. Contact
for more info.
Self Drive Tariff
With Driver Tariff
(Approx 185LKR to �1, 76LKR to AUS$1, 70LKR to NZ$1, )
Despite being destroyed in the Tsunami, the railway line between Colombo and Galle is now fully operational.
The railway lines in the Hill country are meant to be some of the best in the world. See
a random person's guide