1 day & 0 nights
Max People 6
01ST JAN 2021 - 31ST DEC 2021
Pick up time – 9:00 AM
Pick up from Colombo hotel and transfer to Balapitiya
Transfer time to Balapitiya – 2 Hours approx.
Once arrived Hop on a Boat ride down the beautiful Madu River, a wetland estuary spreading over 900 hectares of which 770 hectares is covered with water and inhabited with 64 islands. The boat ride is a wonderful way to take a closer look at this complex wetland ecosystem; a world heritage site protected by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands being one of the last wetlands in Sri Lanka to contain a pristine mangrove forest. This tour will take around 2.5 to 3 hours and it’s advisable to bring drinking water, Sunglasses and hats.
Transfer time to Galle – 1 hour drive approx.
Visit a Turtle Hatchery to see various verities of Sea Turtles and possibly release a baby turtle to the Ocean.
Lunch at a recommended restaurant
Witness the skills of stilt fishermen who wait for the days catch sitting on a stick perched on shallow waters of the Indian Ocean & Visit bustling Galle market and see the fishermen sell their daily catch by the road side.
Late afternoon visit Galle Fort - Galle Fort is a trendy place to enjoy the architecture, history, shopping and taste some best food and wine in the road side cafes.
Transfer back to Colombo – 2 hours’ drive approx.
Madu River boat ride
Private transfer in a Comfortable Air conditioned vehicle, Entrance fees, Service of a licensed guide or chauffer-guide, drinking water, all applicable service charges and Government taxes.