Sri Lanka Tuk Tuk Tour.

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Sri Lanka tuk tuk tour is the best way to explore this island nation, Sri Lanka. With Tuk Tuk tour you can reach each and every corners. Adventure tours with the Tuk Tuk are less expensive when compared this with other transport mode. This country law permits the driver and three more passengers to travel in a tuk-tuk. There are two methods available to take the tuk tuk (three wheels) tour to explore this magical land surrounded with sea.

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1. Tuk Tuk Tour with local driver.

Hire a tuk tuk with an experienced English speaking local driver. In this method three of you can travel comfortably. But you can't carry your entire heavy luggage with you, as there is very little cargo space available in a standard three wheel. So the licensed tuktuk driver will look after the road signals, traffic, and route and of the traffic police throughout the tour route. Some of these vehicles are fitted with blaring sound system, but the traffic police officers may not much interested in your music with high volume.


2. Tuk Tuk Self-Drive Tour

Hire your three wheels. One of you can become as a driver where you will get assistance to get some driving training and the required papers to drive on the streets of Sri Lanka. You are the driver, so there is place for three of your tour partners to travel with you. Fill the fuel tank and go on driving to your destinations. You can get local route map at low price. The machines don't need water as they are fitted with air cooled engines. Only hey need petrol and timely management of its Engine oil management. Older models may need some oil to be filled with the petrol as they are two stroke Engines. Modern machines are of Four Stroke Engines.
It got reverse gear.
Can travel while raining.
You can get FM Radio and sound box for to listen music on the way and on beaches.
Full insurance coverage.

Tuk Tuk Rental.

  • You have many options while renting a Tuk Tuk in Sri Lanka.
  • When renting a tuktuk, it is necessary to make a small deposit to the tuk-tuk owner.
  • Rent Tuk Tuk with a driver in Sri Lanka. Three of you people can travel in it along with the Sri Lanka driver/Guide.
  • TukTuk is available for Rent on weekly or daily basis, as Sri Lanka Tourist’s visas are valid for 30 days only.
  • Check whether it is a Two stroke or Four Stroke Engine. (Two stroke Engine needs adding lubricating oil along with the petrol, when re-filling petrol)
  • Head Light, brake lights, turn-signal, horn, wiper and reverse lights must be in working condition.
  • There are electric powered Tuk Tuk too was recently introduced in Sri Lanka.

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About Sri Lanka Three Wheels. (Locally it is called as "Aato")

  • No need A/C, they are fully opened on both sides. So the Driver and passengers will get fresh air.
  • The vehicle comes with reverse gear too.
  • As per legal requirements only 3 passengers are allowed to travel in it with a driver (4 People).
  • The driver must have the Tuk Tuk driving permit of Srilanka, and the vehicle must have insurance covering third party.
  • There is full option vehicle insurance available, which will cover most of the incidents during the riding.
  • They are fitted with head lights, parking lights, turn signal lights and brake lights, Windscreen wiper and horn.
  • If it is raining you can cover both sides of the 3 wheel with the provided covers, use the wiper on the windshield.
  • 3 wheels fitted with two stroke engines are noisy while the four stroke engines provide smooth engine sound.
  • There are 3 wheelers with diesel engines and they are spacious, but too are noisy.
  • Electric Three wheels are good for short distance run.
  • TUK TUK is NOT allowed in the Expressways. It is against the Sri Lanka Law.

    What to carry with you in the tuk tuk?
    Biscuits and enough drinking water in plastic bottles.
    Smartphone with enough Mobile Data plan with fully charged power-banks
    Sri Lanka road map in print. Memory cards.
    Beach sandals, caps and towels.
    Sri Lanka travel related Apps and Map apps.

    Sri Lanka Tour on a tuk tuk.

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