Our transport team presents a client-oriented , demand-driven and 24-hour land-based transportation services to leisure and business travelers, executives, VIPs and relying on a fleet of 04 luxury coaches (47 seating-Volvo), 06 mini coaches (33 seating- Mitsubishi), 21 saloon/sedan cars, 20 minivans. We well-organize and offer our transfers with customer safety and comfort at its heart, the vehicle fleet boasts of latest brands and sophisticated technology introduced by Japanese, American and European vehicle production companies. We also have a very new fleet of Micro Cars made in Sri Lanka which is heightened by the subtle appeal of contemporary comfort and relaxing atmosphere that speaks directly to your soul.
All vehicles are driven by well-qualified, experienced and highly-trained chauffeurs who are not only known for their courteous driving skills, but also expertise in multi-lingual communication abilities and excellent knowledge about ancient archeological and cultural sites and other less-known & less-visited places of your interest. Most of our chauffeurs are trained tourist drivers who also possess experience in handling wild life camping, jungle trekking, bird watching, whale watching and et cetera. Our 24-hour service delivery comes with regular, on-site monitoring and streamlined communication managed by the relevant transport team to ensure professional, safe and comfortable service to your travel.
Go Around-Go Local!
After your arrival and cordially welcome at Colombo international airport Different Discovery will take care of you and your fellow travelers every part of the journey. There are a variety of ways to go-around the enthralling isle of Sri Lanka where each experience brings with it a refreshingly new perception of the local people and the pictorial countryside.
We have almost the all different types of vehicles for touring and transfering which can be well-customize with your choice. All the vehicles are fully insured, well maintained and driven by well experienced driver/guides. Our fleet is new and we only use the vehicles made in year 2007 and up.
Go Local by Train
To discover the beauty of the countryside, travelling by train could be the best option even though this might be tedious as the trains are typically slow. It is not possible to book for your seat online, so you will have to get to the island and get a special for dispensation for foreigners at the Colombo rail station. We can do this in advance for your comfort and convenience. Viceroy train; walk back in time to colonial era and into the only passenger steam train is still in operation.
Go Local by Boat
Guided boat trip safaris at Bentota lagoon or at Koggala lagoon are popular among both locals and tourists in Sri Lanka. If undertaken at the right time, the boat safaris in Sri Lankan lagoons may prove to be very enjoyable.If you are a nature lover and looking for adventure, a trip to Sri Lanka would not be completed without a boat safari, or a boat trip along the river Bentota which gives you totally different perspective of wildlife and the wild natural surroundings from inside a boat!
Go Local by Bus
Travel by bus in Sri Lanka offers you the cheapest way to move around the country. Several bus stops exist, and are often marked with white lined blocks on the road sides. In case you cannot identify them, it is always best to ask a local resident because most of them are very sociable. Note that the bus might not stop for you when you don't stand at the designated stop points. Also, you may have to flag the bus down. It is always advisable to ask a Sri Lankan to help you. In many cases, buses can be really crowded. Note that is you are a woman, you must not get the seat that is close to a Buddha priests. Most locals are very sociable so make sure that you ask the person next to you to alert you once you reach your destination. In case you pass your destination, you may have to walk. Also you'll need to get close to the exit before you reach the stop as buses often do not stop for long.
Go Local by Trishaw
You will get to the services of a trishaw by standing by the road and waving once you see one passing. Alternatively, you can simply find a number of trishaws at a junction waiting for travelers like you. Always make sure that you are positive as regards it driver. Travelling by trishaw in Sri Lanka can be a great adventure. Even when you need to move around the city you can travel by trishaws as they have bold drivers who plan their way out of the jam and reach your destination in a matter of moments.
Go Local & driving Srilanka
Sri Lanka is an expanded country that has proven to be the ultimate destination for many tourists who are looking for a amazing driving vacation. Make sure that you have a valid international driving license upfront. It is also important to obtain an identification permit from the AA, which is based in Colombo. Vehicles must remain on the left at all times, except when overtaking. Also, you need to know when you can or cannot overtake. From ancient towns to architecture and because the beaches are close to any place that you might choose to visit, this country is a paradises that no one can afford to miss.
Go Local with Helitours
Helitours is the commercial flying arm of the Air Force which was inaugurated in 1972. Helitours is a venture established as a company under the companies act. For public resources the relevant disbursements are credited to the public coffers and a percentage of the proceeds are channeled to foster welfare/rehabilitation of Air Force personnel. This is another project that nurtures the nation building partnership of the government's post-conflict tourism promotion initiatives connecting the North/East in the government's overall development strategy of development of an aviation hub in Sri Lanka.
Helitours utilizes all turbine engine aircraft for touring that has proven to be trouble free. Furthermore, almost all the aircraft are equipped with twin-engines which further guarantee the safety of passengers. The Helicopter and fixed wing aircraft facilities meet the highest standards in the commercial tour industry in Sri Lanka. All of our aircraft fleet is maintained by qualified engineers and technicians who have been trained and developed up to the manufacturers' standard. Aircraft are flown by well trained, experienced and qualified pilots who have proven records in the theaters of war.
In addition to all this, we have strong alliances forged with alternate transport suppliers including air-taxies, private-charter-flights and VIP trains.