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Colombo to Arugam Bay by Taxi 2017

Latest Developments There have been many developments in the taxi situation between Colombo and Arugam Bay already this year. As there are now several luxury bus options available to travellers, the taxi price has fallen as a result. Taxi Sharing Also due to the increase in Facebook of groups such as […]

New Facebook Group to Share Safaris

This is a new group to help travellers share safaris in Sri Lanka. The benefits are huge; not only will you save money but also reduce traffic, noise and pollution, helping to preserve the national parks of Sri Lanka. https://www.facebook.com/groups/srilankasafarishare/ (opens in a new window)

Updated Colombo to Arugam Bay Bus Times May 2017

There are now 5-6 buses running between Pottuvil and Colombo, all travelling through the night and taking about 7 hours. Two of these are luxury ac buses and the rest are regular non-ac buses. It appears that one of the non-ac private buses can be prebooked at busbooking.lk (see the comment below). Approximate […]

New Safari Share Forum

There is a new safari sharing forum at srilankataxishare.com. This is the ideal place to find people to share the cost of a Kumana safari. Follow this link to the new Safari Shares forum (opens in a new window). Also see our Business Directory for a list of safari tour providers.

Where to Buy Alcohol in Arugam Bay

For a party town it can be surprisingly difficult at times to buy alcohol in Arugam Bay. This is because there are actually very few places that sell it legally with a licence. During the off-season from November to March it can be even harder as for most places it […]