JAFFNA, SRI LANKA
To get the best experience in Jaffna you need to book one of our local friendly tour guides. Who will be able to show you around, make you feel like a local. Whether you want to see the tourist sites or visit places off the beaten track and discover new experiences, then our Guides4me guide is there to make it happen.
Jude is 29 years old, LGBT friendly and speaks English & Tamil.
He was born and educated in Jaffna. Therefore he knows the city very well. He is currently studying for a national diploma in Quantity Surveying and Construction. In his spare time he loves spending time outside, gardening, looking after his dog and simply spending time amongst nature. If you are looking for a genuine and nature loving guy to show you around Jaffna. Therefore you have to book Jude. He will be delighted to show you some secret gems of Jaffna.
Total cost for the guide services of Jude for one day (8 hours) = a booking fee of USD 25 Paypal plus USD 50 in cash to Jude after his services. This makes a total of USD 75.
This excludes any transport, entrance fees or any food & beverage costs. However he can arrange transport for you for an additional fee.
“Jude was a brilliant guide, he arranged everything for us, we had a brilliant time with him especially when he took us to a traditional Jaffa tamil restuarant, highly recommended” – Nguyen, Vietnam.
Our other destinations in Sri Lanka are Colombo | Ella | Galle | Kandy | Negombo | Nuwara Eliya
When visiting Sri Lanka you must spend an extra couple of days to visit the most northern part, called Jaffna. It is very much different from its central and southern parts of Sri Lanka.
The name ‘Jaffna’ comes from the Portuguese. The city was under Portuguese rule in the 1600’s. The name means “Port of the lyre”.
Jaffna is known for the famous Jaffna Library and Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil temple. Which is the most significant Hindu Temple in Jaffna. Both of these places you must visit.
There are many interesting things to do in Jaffna which will make your trip an unforgettable experience. Don’t forget to visit the beautiful churches on the beachside. As well as Nainativu island and Jaffna Fort.
You must visit Nainativu island.
Enjoy catching a boat to the island. There are a few wild horses and an ancient Portuguese fort to welcome you.
Built by the Portuguese, this iconic fort is a must visit to discover the history of this magnificent architecture. After the Portuguese, the fort was overtaken by the Dutch who turned Jaffna into a trading centre. This ancient fort has witnessed many battles throughout time and now it has been restored.
Whatever you choose to do in Sri Lanka, it will be a unique and memorable experience of a lifetime, with a Guides4me guide, who will look after you and by the end of the trip you’ve made a best friend.
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