Trishaws and Taxis:
The easiest mode of transport around Sri Lanka is by trishaw, or commonly known as three–wheeler. A large number of three–wheelers operate on the roads and are easily available. As price bartering is widespread, agree on a rate before starting your journey working on a rough guide of about Rs. 30/- a mile in towns and make sure the driver has a clear idea of your destination.Taxis are good value for longer journeys and operate on set charges.
cheap and plentiful, at least during the day, but are often overcrowded and unreliable. The air–conditioned private coaches on which the fare is double the fare of any non air–conditioned bus are far more comfortable for travelling, especially long distances.