• Ella-Kandy train Sri Lanka

    ELLA TO KANDY TRAIN: ONE OF THE BEST TRIPS EVER

    Today we get to try the Ella-Kandy train route, that’s said to be one of the greatest not only in Asia but in the entire world. We get to Ella railway station by 9am, our train leaves at 9.30.       Following under, some lines to explain how to obtain your tickets.   There are 3 ways to book a train ticket in Sri Lanka: Simply show at the train station on the day of travel to buy a non reserved 2nd or 3rd class ticket. These kind of tickets are by far the cheapest ones, but be warned that carriages may be overcrowded, especially during high season and…

  • A Million Travels @ Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka

    KANDY, SIGIRIYA AND KAUDULLA PARK: THE HEART OF SRI LANKA

    Our quick stopover in Kandy before moving to Dambulla where we leave from to visit one of the most popular sites in Sri Lanka: Sigiriya. From here we keep heading north, stopping in Habarana, base for the safari at the Kaudulla National Park, home of the elephants. Kandy Our first impression of Kandy is not the best one: the jam we’ve avoided so far hits us, together with chaos, noises and smells. A tuk tuk takes us to our guesthouse, squeezing through the traffic and going uphill. The stay is far from the city disorder and faces the mountains. At the beginning we consider staying in Kandy for 2 nights,…