Galle Day Tour

Drivers in Sri lanka covers the highlights of Sri Lanka’s south coast on this day trip from Galle. Walk along the ramparts and cobblestone pathways that crisscross the Dutch Fort of Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit a mask factory in the coastal town of Ambalangoda and take a memorable boat ride on the Madu River of Balapitiya, finishing at a turtle hatchery. here 17th-century ramparts enclose colonial buildings, museums and shops. Learn about Galle’s maritime history, and visit Talwatte’s simple-but-moving Tsunami Photo Museum to chart the impact of the 2004 disasterand visit the stilt fishermen of Weligama, enjoy swimming and snorkeling on Jungle Beach. You’ll learn about Sri Lankan culture and nature from a knowledgeable guide along the way.

You will be picked up from your hotel and then transfer to Galle and visit Dutch Fort. The fort is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years maintains a polished appearance, thanks to extensive reconstruction work done by Archaeological Department of Sri Lanka.

Next stop is Ambalangoda, known for its exquisite collection of native masks, carved throughout the generations of professional carvers from the region. Don’s miss the variety of masks available for sale, as the current productions are more garish and vibrant in colour. Later on you will visit Balapitiya and have lunch at Restaurant. After lunch, you can discover the unique beauty of Maduganga River on a boat trip.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off by an air conditioned vehicle
  • All sightseeing tours with the service of an English Speaking chauffeur guide
  • Lunch at  restaurant
  • Entrance fees to the sites
  • Entrance fee to Turtle Hatchery
  • Boat ride in Balapitiya
  • Use of snorkeling gear

Exclusions

  • Any video / still camera fee to the monuments and places of visit
  • Tips to guides and restaurants. Tipping is expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Group discount price is available for group size 7 or more
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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