GALLE EXCURSION

  • 1 day & 0 nights

  • Max People 6

  • 01ST JAN 2021 - 31ST DEC 2021

  • Pick up time – 9:00 AM

Overview

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.

Itinerary

Madu River boat ride 

Turtle Hatchery

stilt fishermen

Galle Fort

Inclusions for the rate

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.         

Value added services

  •  Bottled water during the tour.

Exclusions for the rate

  • Entrance fees to sites not specified above.
  • Cost of beverage throughout the tour.
  • Expenses of a personal nature.
  • Tips and Porterage

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