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Captain Saman Tours

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Pathamulla, Balapitiya 80550, Sri Lanka
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Excellent tour guide and personalised service.

We had several tours with Captain Saman during our recent visit to Sri Lanka. each time he ensured... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
ScotlandScottie
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scotland
Too commercial!

This place is too busy to enjoy the beautiful river. There were coach loads of Chinese tourists... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Jane W
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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Captian Saman Tours is a Sri Lankan based specialist Travel Help line that assists incoming tourists. We take care of you from arrival to departure and ensure that you enjoy your holiday. Captian Saman Tours contains of all kinds of information you would like to know before travelling to Sri Lanka. From Airport to hotel, historical sites, holiday activities, shopping and evening entertainment etc.
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“madu ganga” (3 reviews)
“boat trip” (2 reviews)
“sri lanka” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Pathamulla, Balapitiya 80550, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

We had several tours with Captain Saman during our recent visit to Sri Lanka. each time he ensured that we started early and missed the crowds, and also saw the best variety of birds and animals. On the river safari, we were the only boat...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This place is too busy to enjoy the beautiful river. There were coach loads of Chinese tourists waiting to go and the whole experience was spoiled by overcrowding. The river smells of diesel instead of nature. Such a shame as it should be a beautiful...More

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

its basically off season time when i went. it was part of the tour package so went with the flow. the experience was totally good. but could see baby crocodiles or the fish spa all of i was closed so over all didnt get the...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

We have been to Sri Lanka in april/may 2017 as a couple. We had the biggest luck to meet Saman there, who gave us unbelievable adventures and unforgettable experiences with his incredible tours. First we had a river cruise with a motorized boat to the...More

Thank Sven D
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

A fairly peaceful trip on the river. If you're lucky you may see some wildlife. It's a bit of a tourist trap in that everyone involved kind of just expects a tip on top of an already expensive admission fee. It's still worth doing though.

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

I and my girlfriend had a pleasure to take a boat trip on Madu Ganga with Captain Saman. It was very nice morning with lots of laugh and good vibe. We saw some animals and proceses that occur in the reserve. Captain Saman explained us...More

Thank Michał J
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We made a boat trip with Saman and it was a lot of fun with him. He gives you a lot of information and makes sure that you learn as much as possible. He is very funny and kind :)

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Madu Ganga boat safari we enjoyed the ride on River , the most Amazing part in the boat Ride is Mr.saman who really got us the information of the visit place and communication was too clear . i am planning to vist again with friends...More

1  Thank sharanpoo
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Quite disappointed with their "mangrove" tour. After paying $50 for two people for what was supposed to be a tour around the mangroves, our guide ended up taking us to places where we had to pay more money. The mangrove experience lasted a whole 10...More

Thank LucienS
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

Saman was our tour guide on Madu Ganga boat safari. He gave us really useful tips, was punctual and very polite. He organised some nice surprises and showed us all the best places. We enjoyed the tour so much, that asked him to be our...More

Thank tatuka1106
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