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How to Get to Columbo Bandaranaike International Airport from Unawatuna

Unawatuna Beach Town We decided that we didn’t want to spend our last night in Colombo for a couple of reasons: Colombo is expensive and accommodations are spread out. We would rather spend our time at the beach than the craziness of Colombo 😉 The best way to get to Columbo International Airport early from …

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Colombo Fort Train Station

How to Get from Colombo Intl Airport to Anuradhapura by Train

Colombo Fort Train Station 29 August 2012 From Bangkok, our flight arrived at Colombo Intl Airport in Sri Lanka early at 8:40 AM local time. Going through immigration was a breeze as they didn’t even look at our visa approval forms that we had printed from the internet. You can get your pre-approved Visa easily …

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Motorbike Ride to the Bus Station in Kyaikto

Bus from Kinpun (Mt. Kyaiktiyo – Golden Rock) to Yangon

28, July 2012 We purchased our tickets for the bus from Kinpun to Yangon directly from our hotel, Golden Sunrise, for 7,000 Kyat/person.  This included the bus (pickup truck) picking us up from the hotel, since we were on the main road back to Kyaikto.  If you remember from a our post regarding the bus …

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Welcome to Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock)

Bus from Bago to Kinpun (Mt. Kyaiktiyo- Golden Rock)

26, July 2012 In the afternoon after sightseeing we boarded a bus from Bago to Kyaikto.  We had a little help from our tour guide in Bago who purchased the tickets and helped us catch the bus.  The bus tickets to Kyaikto cost 5,000 Kyat/person.  Because we were traveling during monsoon (low) season, the bus …

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Bus from Inle Lake to Bagan

Bus from Inle Lake (Nyaungshwe Junction) to Bagan (Nyaung U)

20 July 2012 An air-conditioned bus from Inle Lake to Bagan costs 16,000 Kyat per person. We took a 7:00 AM bus from the Nyaung Shwe Junction, which is located about 25 minutes from the town of Nyaung Shwe. Since we were staying at the Aquarius Guesthouse, we had to arrange our own transportation to …

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