At Cinnamon Air we not only provide efficient and professional domestic air services in Sri Lanka, but some great special offers too! This exclusive Early Bird Offer lets you enjoy an attractive 25% discount when making a booking 60 days prior to your flight. Providing greater savings the earlier you make your booking, the deal is available on flights to all scheduled destinations and is amongst the best flight packages in Sri Lanka.
Helping you better plan your trip, our Cinnamon Air taxi schedules in Sri Lanka feature all the information you will need for your flight including departure & arrival days, times and destinations.
See below Image for Winter Flight Schedule from 01.11.2015 – 30.04.2016
See Below image for Summer Flight Schedule from 01.05.2015 – 31.10.2016
Sri Lanka is one of the best Destinations for explore culture, people, adventure, beaches and Wildlife. It has been noted many of the tourist willing to cover their tour with mixture of Beaches, Cultural sites, and Wildlife at an affordable cost. But many do fail to achieve fulfill their wildlife experience without knowing mammals name and how to maximum time in wildlife.
I Prasanna Ambigaibagan a Wildlife photographer by passion and working professional in leading exporting company in Sri Lanka. I have notice many of tourist has been visit to National parks with lacking knowledge of mammals and birds specifications and names and some of them harming to environment by their indecent behaviors inside national parks.
Therefore I have decided to offer a FREE KNOWLEDGE SHARING SERVICE at on my leisure time. This is 100% free without any conditions apply and this service is provide to betterment to nature and good wish of improve the knowledge of visitor.
I do available in weekend for this Free Service and you could contact me +94776534669 via whats app, Viber, IMO and Line on any times or you can send me a personal message though Facebook.
Below are some of my Basic information for you
MBA (UK), ACMA (UK),CGMA, ACMA (SL), BBA (UoP)
Language Speak :
English, Tamil and Sinhala
Camera I use:
Canon 70 D
300mm F4, 50mm 1.8, 55-250mm, 18-55mm
How often visit to NP:
at least once in a month
Most Favorite NP:
Willpattu National Park
to See My Personal Photography Works Visit my Facebook Page as Click below Link
American Express announces a range of hotel promotion for this forthcoming Holidays in November, December 2015. Enjoy your special discount from 15% to 50% off only for American Express credit card at below hotels.
Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions
Amaloh by Jetwing
Jetwing Warwick Gardern
Era Beach by Jetwing
Galle Heritage Villa by Jetwing
Landesi by Jetwing
Saffron & Blue by Jetwing
Kottukal Beach House by Jetwing
The Cottage by Jetwing
Cocoon Resort & Villa
The Rainforest Ecolodge
Kithul Kanda Resort
Lavanga Resort& Spa
Arika Luxury Villa
The Sigiriya Village
Club Palm Bay
Thilanka Resort & Spa
The Bush Hotel
Rest House Avissawella
TERMS & CONDITIONS
The promotion is open to all American Express® Credit Cards issued by Nations Trust Bank PLC (excluding Corporate Cards)
The promotion is valid for bookings made & stays confirmed during specified period (inclusive of both days).
One Cardmember is eligible for a maximum of 2 rooms per hotel per booking. However the number of nights can be differed on availability.
Savings will be applicable for Double or Triple rooms booked only on Half or Full board basis. However there will be exceptions on the below properties.
At CALAMENDER BAY – TRINCOMALEE the saving valid only on FB basis & 20% savings on two night stays at all “Taprospa” properties.
At Hotel Pledge3 offer valid only for platinum card members.
Rooms will be given on a first come first served basis, strictly subject to availability & confirmation.
The card member(s) is/are to settle the total bill via American Express Credit Card to be eligible for the savings.
Savings applicable on local room rates and valid for Sri Lankans and Expatriates only.
Offer is not valid for online bookings and long weekends.
Reservations to be made in advance by calling the specified numbers. An advance payment is to be made by the Card member using his/her Nations Trust Bank, American Express Credit Card at the time of the reservation. The savings is not applicable for pre confirmed bookings made prior to the respective launch dates.
Standard Child Policy, Cancellation policy & Peak Supplements of the Properties will continue to apply.
Limited number of rooms available.
The type of rooms available (Single/ Double/Triple) and the basis on which it is offered (BB /HB/FB) will be in accordance with the standard policy of the individual property.
The offers cannot be exchanged for cash and/or used in conjunction with any other promotional programs or offers provided by service establishments involved in this promotion.
Nations Trust Bank PLC reserves the right to withdraw, modify or change all or any of the rules, terms & conditions applicable to this promotion at any given time without prior notice.
If any dispute arises regarding any of the terms and conditions contained herewith, the decision of the respective service establishment & Nations Trust Bank PLC shall be final.
Nations Trust Bank PLC accepts no liability for the quality of goods and services provided by the service establishments involved in this promotion since the Bank is not the supplier of such goods and services.
The General Credit Card terms and conditions will continue to apply.
The promotion is bound by the terms & conditions of the respective service establishment and Nations Trust Bank PLC.
Notes/ Abbrevations: Type of Room – Single/ Double/ Triple
Basis Booked – Bed & Breakfast / Full Board/ Half Board
Think Sri Lanka and some of the things that come to mind are Asian elephants and Ceylon tea. Delve deeper and you’ll discover a nation of rich heritage and wonders including lush greenery, monasteries, palaces, temples and theatres.
The country is among the beauties of the sub-continent that features a peaceful environment and a hard-working community.
Among ancient cities, a visit to Anuradhapura is a must as it holds the title as a sacred city by Buddhists around the world. Kandy is a scene to behold. With spiraling roads and refreshing environment, Kandy is especially beautiful around the Monsoon season when cool temperatures call to unwind with a warm cup of Ceylon tea.
For the adventurous, water sports such as rafting and gliding are slowly gaining popularity across its gleaming streams.
Wildlife is abundant in Sri Lanka, as it is known to be among the top five hotspots for biodiversity. Visitors to the Bundala National Park can spot monkeys, fruit bats and various species of water and migratory birds, as well as other fauna and flora — a photographers treat.
Safari to view nature’s best
Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is a nursery and breeding ground for wild Asian elephants. It’s a great place to get up close and personal with the mammals. Visitors can also feed the animals from a high point. You can also embark on a safari to view nature’s best.
Tea gardens spanning across lush fields denote the country’s booming tea production. Fresh, aromatic and bursting with flavour, Sri Lanka’s tea leaves are fragrant and refreshing, not to mention it offers great value for quality. It is also proud of its traditional crafts that showcase its distinct culture. Sri Lanka is also an attractive destination for medical tourism with world-class internationally accredited healthcare about 70 per cent comparatively cheaper than Singapore and Thailand.
Spas and massages are a favourite among tourists offering mineral-enriched packs and herbal, therapeutic concoctions to melt stress away.
According to the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA), the country saw a 19.8 per cent rise in tourist arrivals in 2014 with 1,527,153 visitors compared to 1,274,593 in 2013.
In January 2012, the country introduced the Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for short-term visa in order to ease the flow of arrivals.
Ideal holiday destination
A chunk of Sri Lanka’s GDP comes from tourism and in an attempt to further raise numbers; the Ministry of Economic Development launched a five-year Tourism Development Strategy where it aims to reach a target number of 2.5 million visitors by the year 2016. This includes improving the country’s infrastructure, agriculture and product market.
A report by the Department of Census and Statistics shows that Sri Lanka’s GDP expanded by 7.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, compared to the same period the year before. Agriculture and tea production takes precedence in exports aside from textiles and rubber.
Keeping up with the rest of the world, Sri Lanka has set Millennium Development Goals (MDG) as a priority in the national agenda in a bid to improve the overall structure of the nation and combat poverty by the end of year 2015.
Its lush cities combined with warm hospitality and scrumptious food makes it an ideal holiday destination, attracting thousands of tourists every year. The UAE is home to a number of Sri Lankan expats, who take up respectable positions and contribute to their home country’s economy via remittances. The nation is on its way to steady growth alongside notable tourism and investment opportunities.
Srilanka is a fast growing tourist destination in South Asian country which attracts more Sri Lanka Honeymoon Packages and Typical Sri Lanka cultured wedding Packages. In addition to that Sri Lanka cater to all needs of your tourism in nature, Beaches, Wild life safaris, cultural tours, Sri Lanka History tour, Honeymoon Tour, Education Tour and Shopping tours within this tiny island.
But for last 20 years Indian Tourist to Sri Lanka is keeping as higher number of foreign tourist arrivals, these days the Indian tourist arrivals denoted about 16% of total tourist arrivals of Sri Lanka tourism.
There are few reasons for Indian Tourist to visit Sri Lanka
Cost of Air Travel Cost (Flight to Sri Lanka)
Flights are quite affordable, A Delhi-Kochi return fare for weekend would cost INR 16,905 while a Colombo return would cost INR 22,576. Plus, of course a ‘foreign’ tag to boast about.
The Emigration and Travel Approval or ETA, equivalent to a visa, is online and comes in minutes. Immigration clearance in Colombo is a breeze with travellers getting a free SIM card.
Booked online with no advance required – all payments on arrival. The rates for decent three to four star hotels range between INR 7,000 and 12,000 with breakfast and wifi free.
Freely available and fairly cheap. Unlike Kerala you don’t have to hide beer in coffee mugs at bars
The expressway to the city from the airport is a smooth drive. Cars can do up to 120 kmph on the southern expressway though many prefer the longer, more scenic route. Highway to Jaffna also good.
Quite cheap with plentiful seafood, and so are taxis and public transport
Not on the scale of Bangkok but Colombo does offer quite a few international brands at bargain prices. Also does great linen and handlooms
The Bogambara Prison, which had been constructed by the British rulers in Kandy, should be preserved as an archaeological site, the Chairman of the Judicial Services Commission. Sisira Ratnayake said.
The chairman, who visited this prison, also took time to witness the uniquely constructed gallows that were situated inside the former prison and commented that by giving school children an opportunity to witness the scary nature of the gallows it could prevent them from getting involved in unlawful acts in the future.
The Cinnamon air- Wings of Sri Lanka are offering unbelievable experience of 60 minutes or less to fly your destination and experience the picturesque island paradise like never before.
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Over 52 million people speak Tamil in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Vietnam, and Singapore, with an estimated 800,000 speakers elsewhere in the world. The official language of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Tamil has a rich literary tradition dating back to the third century BC. This essential resource provides an introduction to the cultures and histories of Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka, and Malaysia, in addition to an extensive two-way dictionary, comprehensive phrasebook, and basic grammar. All Tamil entries are presented in the Roman alphabet to aid the English speaker, but the book also introduces the native script with a detailed pronunciation guide. The phrasebook offers guidance to travellers in a range of settings from the hospital to the Internet cafe. Each phrasebook chapter contains a section called ‘What You May Hear’ that prepares the travellers for common responses in each situation.
The Expo Lanka a leading conglomerate business entity in Sri Lanka offers its Super Luxury Rail Service in Sri Lanka.
The Services are Offer for the Main Routes of
Colombo to Kandy (07:00 to 09:30) & Kandy to Colombo (15:00 to 17.30)
Colombo to Badulla (08:15 to 17:53) & Badulla to Colombo (10:00 to 20.25)
Colombo to Vavuniya (16:20 to 21:10) & Vavuniya to Colombo (05:45 to 10.25)
Colombo to Trincomalee (21:00 to 05:10) & Trincomalee to Colombo (19:30 to 04.05)
Things to Consider before Booking Expo Rails
The Expo Rail Compartment is contains 40 sears with 10 rows in total, where you may not gets chance see outside if you’re not book window side seats and its depend on the seats you books.
Specially if your travels to Kandy or Badulla its always better to check with Expo when will Open Deck Compartment will run ( 1 Open Deck Compartment will running to Badulla out of total 8 Expo Rail Compartment), which makesure your not getting disappointment while your journey.
Specially if your nature lover its recommended to check with expo when will Open Deck is available and book accordingly or Book Window side seats.
The Below Window Sides do have much advantages compare to other seats,
4A & 4D – You could see outside without any Crossing of Windows
7A & 7D – You could see outside without any Crossing of Windows
1A & 1D – You could see outside, but Air-condition will be Too much,
10A & 10D – You could see outside but it is a last seats
2A & 2D – lesser the change to see outside, due to seats located in between windows
5A & 5D – lesser the change to see outside, due to seats located in between windows
8A &8D – lesser the change to see outside, due to seats located in between windows
Don’t Book Below seats if you Unable to find any of above Mention seats Number
3A & 3D – You can’t see anything in outside
6A & 6D – You can’t see anything in outside
9A & 9D – You can’t see anything in outside
Facilities in Expo Rail
Compare to any other mode of transport the Expo Rail provide the luxury journey to your desire location of Colombo, Kandy, Badulla, Vavuniya and Trincomalee.
The Expo Rail compartment is made in India and brought it in Sri Lanka for luxury travels of train services in srilanka with Private Public Entity with Expo & Railway Department of Sri Lanka.
The Expo rail is full air-conditioning and maintains the temperature as 21 Celsius to keep you cool. And leather and Fabric Seating and Lighting Brings you the Aero Plane imagination with very well trained cabin crews.
The Expo Rail itself with Modern Toilet facilities with well cleaned. And Expo Rail do have electric Plug points near to every seats to charge your Laptop, Tablet or Mobile in your journey (as long your travels).
For your entertainment expo arrange the TV Shows in entire your journey with English Movies and short programmes of Mind your Languages etc and a Few Wi-Fi facility…
Food and Services
The Expo Rail provides its breakfast, lunch and Dinner according to your journey period. And Breakfast is mostly from the Paan Paan in Colombo and Lunch and Dinner according to the travels. And the Tea or Coffee provides according in morning and evening and depends on your travels.
The Other than Breakfast Lunch and Dinner is not up to the quality as expects. Most of the time foreigners don’t wish to try it (Appreciate if they could improve quality).
The Expo Rail Ride
The While its Luxury compartment, due to the rail track, which you may enjoy the bumpy Journey, which makes your uncomfortable to eat or drink what, served in board.
Cost & Benefits of Expo Rail
Colombo to Kandy
Colombo to Badulla
Colombo to Vavuniya
Colombo to Trincomalee
While the cost of travel is triple the amount of First Class of railway Couches, it is recommended who needs air-conditioning Environment with clean seats attached to Plug Points to carried out your day today activities with Free Wi-Fi.
The Clean Toilets and Well served Cabin Crews would be another main reason for the safe journey to your desire location.
In Over all be mindful to book your seat with window side as stated above and avoid disappointment on your journey.
Nuwara Elia Srilanka is getting ready for the April festive season of annual flower winning. the gardens, hotels, rest houses are starts and getting ready for the event with preparations with exotic of expensive flower plants for this annual competition.
The April season would attracts many of Local and international tourist to Nuwara Elia and spend their holidays at their favorite hotels or rest houses.
Sri Lanka’s first cable car project is expected to be ready by early December 2013. MLM Associates (Pvt) Ltd invested Rs 700 million for this project as an initial stage. The cable car network would be installed from Lake Gregory to Single Tree Mountain of 2 Km approximately.
The chosen cable cars would be dual powered; solar and wind and each cabin would have the capacity for 15 persons. And it is also have a glass bottomed cable car with additional luxuries to be used for high end personalities. The company is also setting up a new restaurant at Single Tree Mountain to add values to the tourist to enjoy their meals and snacks with natural environment of srilanka.
A cable car trips will be charge around Rs. 1,000.00 and expect to have at least 500,000 tourists per year.
And the project will be extend to 7.5 Km Cable car project with 20 Rooms luxury Hotels and coffee shops, gift shops and kids play area with parks.
The Ceylon Hotel Corporation invests huge money on the refurbishment on the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo and Kandy Queen’s Hotel alone with Sussie.
The Investment of USD 1.8 Million made to refurbish of Galle Face Hotel which comprise 85 rooms by next year and CHC expected to invest USD 17 Million on refurbishment of Kandy Queen’s Hotel and Sussie.
This refurbishment will boost to the Ceylon Hotel Corporation to delight the Visitors and provides better hospitality service to tourist. its lead increment of tourist arrivals create much on hospitality facilities around the country.